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U.S. History For Dummies

Published: March 19, 2019

Overview

  • Find FREE chapter quizzes online
  • Discover important events that shaped the nation
  • Get to know the superstars of the past

Don't miss a moment of U.S. history

The United States is undergoing a period of intense political and social change. From the rise of the Tea Party to social media's effect on American life and politics, this new edition fills in the gaps of this nation's story. This book guides you through the events that shaped the nation, from pre-Columbian civilizations to the 21st century. It's all here—you'll find all the wars, leaders, and eras that explain and demonstrate how the past influences the future.

Inside...

  • Get an overview of U.S. history
  • Learn about major movements
  • Discover how the U.S. came of age
  • Explore iconic cultural moments
  • Find out how the country faced adversity
  • Get to know historical U.S. documents

FREE 1-year access to chapter quizzes online!

  • Find FREE chapter quizzes online
  • Discover important events that shaped the nation
  • Get to know the superstars of the past

Don't miss a moment of U.S. history

The United States is undergoing a period of intense political and social change. From the rise of the Tea Party to social media's effect on American life and politics, this new edition fills in the gaps of this nation's story. This book guides you through the events that shaped the nation, from pre-Columbian

civilizations to the 21st century. It's all here—you'll find all the wars, leaders, and eras that explain and demonstrate how the past influences the future.

Inside...

  • Get an overview of U.S. history
  • Learn about major movements
  • Discover how the U.S. came of age
  • Explore iconic cultural moments
  • Find out how the country faced adversity
  • Get to know historical U.S. documents

FREE 1-year access to chapter quizzes online!

US History For Dummies Cheat Sheet

US history is as complex and fascinating as the people who populate the country. A timeline of significant events in the life of the United States of America starts with hunters crossing the Bering Strait, through the fight for independence, and to the election of 44 men to serve as president. The election of the 43rd, Barack Obama, is of historical significance in itself as he was the first African American president.