A Concise History of the American Republic, Second Edition


Pre-1615 life in North America through to the Reagan Years (1980s)

This text is designed to give students a solid understanding of the period of history from pre-1615 life in North America through the Reagan years, ending in the 1980s. This includes early European explorations, the colonial period, the founding of the United States, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, the settlement of the West, World War I and its effect on American society, the Great Depression, World War II, the Cold War and Communist threat, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, and the beginning of problems in the Middle East. Social, economic, and political issues are addressed throughout the book.

Our Student Guide provides reading notes for each chapter, as well as comprehension questions that help students focus on the most important information from each chapter. The Teacher Guide includes several tests.