The New Nation

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Oxford University Press, Sep 4, 2002 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 160 pages
Beginning with George Washington's inauguration and continuing into the nineteenth century, The New Nation tells the story of the remarkable challenges that the freshly formed United States faced. Thomas Jefferson's purchase of the Louisiana Territories (bought from France at a mere four cents an acre!), Lewis and Clark's daring expedition through this wilderness, the War of 1812 a.k.a. "Revolutionary War, Part II," Tecumseh's effort to form an Indian confederacy, the growth of Southern plantations, the beginning of the abolitionist movement, and the disgraceful Trail of Tears are just a few of the setbacks, sidetracks, and formidable tasks put in the new nation's path. Master storyteller Joy Hakim weaves these dramatic events and more into a seamless tale that's so exciting, how could it be true? But it is--it's A History of US.

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Contents

Getting a Nation Started
9
The Father of Our Country
13
KINGS AND REVOLUTIONS
18
About Being President
20
The Parties Begin
24
MONEY MONEY MONEY MONEY
28
A Capital City
30
Counting Noses
33
Meriwether and Williamor Lewis and Clark
57
An Orator in a Red Jacket Speaks
64
The Great TEKAMTHI Also Called TECUMSEH
68
Merriwether Lewis 14 Osceola
73
The Revolutionary War Part II or the War of 1812
76
THE STARSPANGLED BANNER
83
The Other Constitution
84
That Good President Monroe
90

The Adams Family Moves to Washington
37
OUR HOUSE IS A VERY FINE HOUSE
40
About President Adams
42
AWFUL AND SORRY
45
JUDICIAL REVIEW
48
Meet Mr Jefferson
52
JQA vs AJ
93
A VIRGINIA VISIT
95
A Day of Celebration and Tears
96
Old Hickory
99
Cotton and Muskets
103
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Joy Hakim is a former newspaper writer and editor and elementary school teacher who holds a bachelor's degree in government from Smith College and a master's degree in education from Goucher College.

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