The time between America's independence in 1783 and the year 1850 was an era of remarkable growth in territory and power for the new nation, as well as a time of social ferment and change. Americans created a constitutional government, expanded westward, and grappled with the problem of slavery.
A collection of articles on various topics of importance that occurred in the past decade. The articles are well documented, with introductions that help capsulize the events. Students will find the chronology helpful, as well as the listing of further resources.
-- School Library Journal (March 2003)
Price: US $37.90