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A Short History of the United States In A Short History Of The United States, National Book Award Winner Robert V Remini Offers A Much Needed, Concise History Of Our Country This Accessible And Lively Volume Contains The Essential Facts About The Discovery, Settlement, Growth, And Development Of The American Nation And Its Institutions, Including The Arrival And Migration Of Native Americans, The Founding Of A Republic Under The Constitution, The Emergence Of The United States As A World Power, The Outbreak Of Terrorism Here And Abroad, The Obama Presidency, And Everything In Between.


10 thoughts on “A Short History of the United States

  1. says:

    In reading this book, I was looking for a decent survey that I could recommend to those interested I have mixed thoughts Obviously, as an avid reader of American History, anything promoted as short will ultimately be unsatisfying But that is not a fair judgment short is simply this books point It starts off very choppy and does not really hit its stride until the Jacksonian Era of which Mr Remini is a renowned scholar From there, things pick up The book ends, unfortunately, on a real In reading this book, I was looking for a decent survey that I could recommend to those interested I have mixed thoughts Obviously, as an avid re...


  2. says:

    I was looking for a book that briefly gave the history of the U.S This book was just that If you re looking for something that gets down into the details of particular eras though, this one isn t for you More of a summary.


  3. says:

    Robert Remini is an expert on internal American politics of the early 19th Century, and it shows I learned a lot about the interesting power struggle between president and Congress, shortly after the creation of the United States and well into the period before the Civil War But that s it the pre US period and especially the post World War 2 period are hand...


  4. says:

    Robert Remini s Short History of the United States is a great story, retelling American history largely through the machinations of the executive and legislative branches as they develop Remini s history is quite opinionated, and it will not be difficult for the reader to discern some of his political allegiances Nevertheless, this book is indispensable for the purpose of learning American history, and a great reference book.Should the reader think that this book focuses too much on the exec Robert Remini s Short History of the United States is a great story, retelling American history largely through the machinations of the executive and legislative branches as they develop Remini s history is quite opinionated, and it will not be difficult for the reader to discern some of his political allegiances Nevertheless, this book is indispensable for the purpose of learning...


  5. says:

    I am very much not a Murican I ve seen Murica on the news, and even visited there several times, but never really felt that I understood the country In many ways, I ve feltat home in other European countries, despite the different languages This book provided some really useful insights as to why America is the way it is today.Remini s prose works hard to convey a lot of information It frequently comes across as almost scientific, but is occasionally punctuated by sudden bursts of en I am very much not a Murican I ve seen Murica on the news, and even visited there several times, but never really felt that I understood the country In many ways, I ve feltat home in other European countries, despite the different languages This book provided some really useful insights as to why America is the way it is today.Remini s prose works hard to convey a lot of information It frequently comes across as almost scientific, but is occasionally punctuated by sudden bursts of enthusiasm.However, it isn t perfect Whilst trying to produce a short an accessible h...


  6. says:

    Gearing up for my naturalization next year even though I ve known US history for a while now This book is a nice helping in a short time, plus with insights about our present situation for example, on just how bad the Dubya administration was when you look at it in the conte...


  7. says:

    I loved this book Very interesting It does not bore you with needless statistics It gives a great overview of the history of the US and in pretty much chronological order that really made it easy to follow


  8. says:

    A fantastic 350 pg history of our great country Truly an amazing story.


  9. says:

    A good starting place for those who don t know much about US history beyond the obvious.


  10. says:

    Franklin Pierce was not even mentioned in this book It is a great history book because while it is quite inclusive it is very concise It was a very unbiased view of the events A history writer must necessarily try to connect events with events and this requires judgments It was a very balanced presentation There are always many lessons from history A profound one is the need for the electorate to beinformed,aware of how events are connected to events study history and to be l Franklin Pierce was not even mentioned in this book It is a great history book because while it is quite inclusive it is very concise It was a very unbiased view of the ...


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