Created Equal: A Social and Political History of the United by Jacqueline Jones, Peter H. Wood, Thomas Borstelmann, Elaine

By Jacqueline Jones, Peter H. Wood, Thomas Borstelmann, Elaine Tyler May, Vicki L. Ruiz

With its inclusive view of yankee historical past, Created equivalent, short version emphasizes social history–including the lives and labors of ladies, immigrants, operating humans, and minorities in all areas of the country–while providing the fundamentals of political and fiscal heritage.

 

In this streamlined model of Created Equal, the authors have preserved the chronological framework and robust narrative thread, the wealthy tapestry of individuals and occasions, the attractive and illuminating tales, and the reading heritage positive factors of the unique textual content, yet have sharpened the presentation and prose condensing each one bankruptcy via 25 percent.

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In each period, from the distant past to the present day, we have interwoven the important political developments with the social and economic changes taking place throughout the country. Along the way, we incorporate numerous groups and individuals who impelled, and experienced, the nation’s most significant changes. Their stories, both familiar and unfamiliar, enliven the narrative and help to provide a more accurate, thorough, and compelling view of the American past. We hope that readers will gain an understanding of our country’s social diversity but also learn about the power relations that have shaped our past—which groups have had influence and how they have maintained and wielded that influence.

She is the author of several books, including Soldiers of Light and Love: Northern Teachers and Georgia Blacks (1980); Labor of Love, Labor of Sorrow: Black Women, Work, and Family Since Slavery (1985), which won the Bancroft Prize and was a finalist for a Pulitzer Prize; The Dispossessed: America’s Underclasses Since the Civil War (1992); and American Work: Four Centuries of Black and White Labor (1998). In 2001 she completed a memoir that recounts her childhood in Christiana: Creek Walking: Growing Up in Delaware in the 1950s.

Since then we have revised the full edition, and we have now taken time to craft a second brief edition as well. The Second Edition This second brief edition of Created Equal retains and strengthens the basic structure of the original brief text—its organization, themes, and style. This edition covers key events during both administrations of President George W. ” The second edition also includes substantial revisions that reflect the suggestions of the many instructors who used the first edition in their classrooms.

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