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Brief Second Edition

Carol Berkin, Baruch College, City University of New York
Christopher L. Miller, The University of Texas, Pan American
Robert W. Cherny, San Francisco State University
James L. Gormly, Washington and Jefferson College
W. Thomas Mainwaring, Washington and Jefferson College


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Primary Sources
Abundant primary sources for reading and research, listed according to chapters in Berkin et al, Making America, Brief Edition. Each source is accompanied by helpful study questions.
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Web Links
Links to quality web sites covering 14 periods in United States history.
Study Guide
This Study Guide will help you master the material in Making America: A History of the United States, Brief Second Edition. The Study Guide supplements the textbook but does not replace it. If you use it conscientiously, it will help you understand and master key facts, concepts, and issues discussed in the textbook, all of which are essential elements in doing well in your history course.