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Triumph and defeat. Mistakes and misunderstandings. Perseverance and prosperity.
This is the story of how a handful of explorers and settlers grew into one of the world’s greatest nations.
With US History: An Overview of the Most Important People & Events. The History of United States: From Indians to Contemporary History of America, you’ll meet the leaders that founded and shaped a great nation including Christopher Columbus, George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Jackson, Abraham Lincoln, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, Richard Nixon and more. But, this short introduction to American History doesn’t stop at who and when. It follows the rollercoaster of events to show you how and why:
- Columbus’ discovery of an uncharted continent led to rapid colonization by Spanish and European nations.
- Fierce competition between the Spanish, French, English, and Portuguese divided the North American landmass into multiple territories.
- A series of great leaders founded a democracy that has withstood centuries of peace and turmoil.
- War, tragedy, and famine shaped the United States into a modern superpower.
- The United States Constitution continues to guide and shape the nation today.
- The major political parties of the past shaped the modern Republican and Democratic parties.
This quick glimpse into the most significant people and events in American History reveals the mistakes that tore the country apart and the triumphs that rebuilt it. Start your journey through American History today with US History: An Overview of the Most Important People & Events. The History of United States: From Indians to Contemporary History of America.
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