Working Americans 1770-1869 Volume 9: From the Revolutionary War to the Civil War
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Working Americans 1770-1869
Volume IX: From the Revolutionary War to the Civil War


Pub. Date: November 2008
Hardcover: 600 pages
ISBN: 1-59237-371-2/978-1-59237-371-0
Price: $150.00
EBook ISBN: 978-1-59237-485-4 EBook Vendors

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Working Americans 1770-1869 Volume IX: From the Revolutionary War to the Civil War examines what life was like for the earliest of Americans.

Working Americans 1770-1869: From the Revolutionary War to the Civil War examines what life was like for the earliest of Americans. Intriguing profiles in each decade-long chapter are supplemented with information on current events, community issues, pricing of the times and news articles to give the reader a broader understanding of what was happening in that individualís world and how it shaped their life.

Family or Individual Profiles:
Profiles examine life at home, at work and in the community. The highly-readable narrative is supported by hard facts and real life situations drawn from diaries, private print books, family histories, estate documents, magazine articles and more. Profiles extend through all walks of life, from farmers to merchants, the rich and poor, men, women and children. In these information-packed, fun-to-explore pages, the reader will be introduced to Ezra Stiles, a preacher and college president from 1776; Colonel Israel Angell, a continental officer from 1778; Thomas Vernon, a loyalist in 1776, Anna Green Winslow, a school girl in 1771; Sarah Pierce, a school teacher in 1792; Edward Hooker, an attorney in 1805; Jeremiah Greenman, a common soldier in 1775 and many others.

To further explore the life and times of these individuals, each chapter includes several other helpful elements:

Using these information-packed chapters, readers can develop an understanding of what life was like for all types of Americans as our country was born and grew. A remarkable volume for a remarkable time. An important acquisition for high school, public and academic libraries as well as history reference collections.

Additional Volumes:
Working Americans 1880-2012 Volume I: The Working Class, Second Edition
Working Americans 1880-1999 Volume II: The Middle Class
Working Americans 1880-1999 Volume III: The Upper Class
Working Americans 1880-1999 Volume IV: Their Children
Working Americans 1880-2003 Volume V: Americans At War
Working Americans 1880-2005 Volume VI: Women at Work
Working Americans 1880-2006 Volume VII: Social Movements
Working Americans 1880-2007 Volume VIII: Immigrants
Working Americans 1770-1869 Volume IX: From the Revolutionary War to the Civil War
Working Americans 1880-2009 Volume X: Sports & Recration
Working Americans 1880-2010 Volume XI: Inventors & Entrepreneurs
Working Americans 1880-2011 Volume XII: Our History through Music
Working Americans 1880-2012 Volume XIII: Educators & Education

Pub. Date: November 2008
Hardcover: 600 pages
ISBN: 1-59237-371-2/978-1-59237-371-0
Price: $150.00
EBook ISBN: 978-1-59237-485-4 EBook Vendors

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