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ISBN-13 9780205064878ISBN-10 0205064876
ISBN-10 0205243614ISBN-13 9780205243617
Author(s): H. W. Brands; T. H. Breen; R. Hal Williams; Ariela J. Gross
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2012 Pages: 944

Focuses students on the story of American history.

For an undergraduate introductory level survey of United States history.

American Stories enhances the accessibility of United States history by concentrating on the most commonly taught topics while retaining a strong narrative emphasis and chronological organization. Each chapter follows a consistent pedagogy that maximizes student learning. The text goes beyond the major events that have shaped America by using significant incidents to reflect historical dilemmas and the decisions made by the American people and their leaders. The authors stress themes and ideas that continue to affect Americans, as they believe the impact of change on human lives adds an essential layer to understanding history.

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Personalize Learning-The new MyHistoryLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals.

Improve Critical Thinking- An end of chapter section features a Timeline, end of chapter Review and Key Term Questions.

Engage Students- Spotlight Questions in the chapter openers preview the main idea for each major section and provide a framework for the entire chapter.

Support Instructors- MyHistoryLab, ClassPrep, Instructor’s Manual, MyTest and PowerPoints.

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