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Welcome to Creating America: Beginnings through Reconstruction

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Geography Handbook


Chapter 1: The World in 1500


Chapter 2: European Exploration of the Americas


Chapter 3: The English Establish 13 Colonies


Chapter 4: The Colonies Develop


Chapter 5: Beginnings of an American Identity


Chapter 6: The Road to Revolution


Chapter 7: The American Revolution


Chapter 8: Confederation to Constitution


Constitution Handbook


Chapter 9: Launching a New Republic


Chapter 10: The Jefferson Era


Chapter 11: National and Regional Growth


Chapter 12: The Age of Jackson


Chapter 13: Manifest Destiny


Chapter 14: A New Spirit of Change


Chapter 15: The Nation Breaking Apart


Chapter 16: The Civil War Begins


Chapter 17: The Tide of War Turns


Chapter 18: Reconstruction


Chapter 19: Epilogue: The United States 1860–1920


Chapter 20: Epilogue: The United States Since 1919


Historic Decisions of the Supreme Court