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A young people's history of the United States : Volume 1, Columbus to the Spanish American War / Howard Zinn ; adapted by Rebecca Stefoff.

Stefoff, Rebecca, 1951- (Author). Zinn, Howard, 1922-2010 People's history of the United States. (Added Author).
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Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library TEEN 973 ZINN (Text) 39206020710701 Teen NF Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781583227596 (paper over board : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1583227598 (paper over board : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781583227602 (paper over board : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1583227601 (paper over board : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xi, 212 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Edition: Seven Stories Press 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Seven Stories Press, [2007]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Adaptation of People's history of the United States.
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- Columbus and the Indians -- Black and white -- Who were the colonists? -- Tyranny is tyranny -- Revolutions -- The women of early America -- As long as grass grows or water runs -- War with Mexico -- Slavery and emancipation -- The other Civil War -- Robber barons and rebels -- The American empire.
Summary, etc.:
Examines the earliest history of the United States, from its discovery and colonial period through the American Revolution, the Civil War and its aftermath, and the Spanish American War. Narratives told from the point of view of ordinary people, including slaves and native Americans, capture the violence, racism, and injustices that occurred during these pivotal events.
Target Audience Note:
1020L Lexile
Subject: Young adults.
United States > History > Juvenile literature.
United States > History.

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