For students studying history, preparing for exams, writing papers and otherwise engaged in class work, these concise, 'essential' study guides provide just the right amount of information; the brief explanations aren't tedious reading, yet neither do they provide too little information to be of use. Short chapters with sub-headings explore the political, social, cultural, economic and philosophical issues and developments that have made an important impact on history--exactly what the time-pressed student needs. United States History 1841-1877 covers Tyler, Polk, the Westward Expansion, Sectional Conflict, the Civil War, Reconstruction and more. 81 pages, softcover.
REA’s Essentials provide quick and easy access to critical information in a variety of different fields, ranging from the most basic to the most advanced. These concise, comprehensive study guides summarize the essentials of the field covered. Essentials are helpful when preparing for exams, doing homework and will remain a lasting reference source for students, teachers, and professionals.
The Essentials of United States History: 1841 to 1877 discusses westward expansion, Texas, the Mexican War, the Compromise of 1850, sectional conflict, the Dred Scott Case, the Lincoln-Douglas debates, the Civil War, and Reconstruction.
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