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Carson begins this third volume by diagnosing the root causes which eventually gave rise to sectionalism as well as regional differences and changes, the election of 1824, the Adams administration, and the emergence of two parties. Also examined are the removal of the Indians, the plantation system, the Transcendentalists and American literature, the public-school movement, westward expansion, the election of Lincoln, and the Civil War.
Don't miss the rest of the titles in the A Basic History of the United States series:
  • Volume 1
  • Volume 2
  • Volume 4
  • Volume 6
  • ©1985 American Textbook Committee; (P)1993 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

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