Events That Changed America in the Eighteenth Century

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Designed to help students better understand the vitally important historical events of 18th-century American history, this volume in the acclaimed series presents 10 major events in separate chapters. From the "Great Awakening" early in the century to Jefferson's "Revolution of 1800," each chapter goes beyond the traditional textbook treatment of history by considering the immediate and far-reaching ramifications of each event. Events covered are: The Great Awakening, The Era of Salutary Neglect, The French and Indian War, The Stamp Act, The Boston Tea Party, The Declaration of Independence, The American Revolution, The Constitutional Convention, The XYZ Affair, and The Revolution of 1800.

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