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Wiegand
ISBN: 978-1-118-88898-8
Paperback
432 pages
June 2014
List Price: 19.99 USD
799,600 IRR افزودن به سبد
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Learn:

  • To appreciate the people, events, and places that shaped our nation
  • The most controversial occurrences of the modern U.S. times
  • The names and dates you need to know to score higher on your next U.S. History Exam

The easy way to score higher in U.S. History

U.S. History For Dummies, 3rd Edition guides you through the events that shaped our nation, from the Boston Tea Party to the current Tea Party, and everything in between. For students looking to ace their next history exam, or anyone who wants to brush up on U.S. history, this easy-to-follow guide covers the wars, leaders, and eras that influenced where we are now, as well as and where we’re headed.

  • They’re coming to America — get to know the first-known settlers on American soil, the first non-Native Americans to explore the New World, and the first efforts of Europeans to create an actual settlement in America
  • You say you want a revolution — meet some of the most influential people in the early days of the United States and examine wars fought against pirates, England, Native Americans, and Mexico
  • TV, Elvis, and reds under the bed — take a look at the Cold War and how a booming economy, a move to the ’burbs, and the invention of television shaped American life
  • The new face of America — explore one of the most controversial presidential elections in U.S. history, the biggest terrorist attack in modern times, the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression, and more

Open the book and find:

  • Interesting Americans, from political figures to national treasures
  • The gold rush and industrial development
  • The impact of the World Wars
  • Causes and consequences of the Great Depression
  • Life in America from Camelot to Watergate
  • A look at how social media and technology are shaping America
  • Ten events that helped define American culture
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