Created Equal: A Social and Political History of the United by Jacqueline Jones, Peter H. Wood, Thomas Borstelmann, Elaine

By Jacqueline Jones, Peter H. Wood, Thomas Borstelmann, Elaine Tyler May, Vicki L. Ruiz

With its inclusive view of yank historical past, Created equivalent, short variation emphasizes social history–including the lives and labors of ladies, immigrants, operating humans, and minorities in all areas of the country–while offering the fundamentals of political and monetary background.


In this streamlined model of Created Equal, the authors have preserved the chronological framework and powerful narrative thread, the wealthy tapestry of individuals and occasions, the enticing and illuminating tales, and the analyzing background positive aspects of the unique textual content, yet have sharpened the presentation and prose condensing every one bankruptcy by way of 25 percent.

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Our aim was not merely to lighten students’ backpacks. Instead, we hoped to make this rich saga more accessible to a broad audience, so we published a brief edition several years ago. Since then we have revised the full edition, and we have now taken time to craft a second brief edition as well. The Second Edition This second brief edition of Created Equal retains and strengthens the basic structure of the original brief text—its organization, themes, and style. This edition covers key events during both administrations of President George W.

For the eighteenth century, documents include a brochure recruiting German immigrants to Carolina (Chapter 5), a surprising Proclamation of Independence from 1776 (Chapter 7), and a candid discussion of demobilization by a Revolutionary War soldier (Chapter 8). Among the new texts for the nineteenth century are documents describing opportunities for sheep farming in New Mexico (Chapter 11), a Southern labor contract during Reconstruction (Chapter 15), and Congressional testimony regarding conduct of the 1898 War in the Philippines (Chapter 18).

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