Chronology of American History by John C. Fredriksen
  

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Chronology of American History by John C. Fredriksen

Beginning with the earliest settlements of the Americas more than 12,000 years ago and leading up to recent events in the 21st century, the new four-volume Chronology of American History covers the entire length of American history. Nearly 8,000 chronological and detailed day-by-day entries allow readers to follow events as they unfold, with each event preceded by a convenient topical marker that makes it easy to locate subjects of interest.More than 400 feature boxes, scattered throughout the text, highlight historical personalities. More than 200 illustrations, photographs, and maps provide useful context and bring the events and people to life. It includes: Ernest Hemingway; Abraham Lincoln; Mayflower Compact; Franklin Delano Roosevelt; September 11, 2001; Sojourner Truth; Mark Twain; Vietnam War; War on terror; Woodstock music festival; World War II; and much more.

About the Author

John C. Fredriksen holds a Ph.D. in American history from Providence College.

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Format

Hardback
4 pages

Author

John C. Fredriksen
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Publisher

Facts On File Inc

Publication date

15th August 2008

ISBN

9780816068005


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