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By James A. Henretta, David Brody, Lynn Dumenil

"How did that happen?" scholars ask yourself approximately their previous. America's History presents a transparent clarification. teachers depend on America's History to assist them train that historical past issues -- this implies aiding their scholars comprehend not just what occurred, but in addition why. For the recent, 6th version, the authors took a troublesome examine all features in their textual content, thought of what labored and what did not, and crafted a large revision plan that demonstrates, once more, their unequalled dedication to America's History. The hallmark of the revision is an intensive reconsideration of the post-1945 interval that comes with new scholarship and is sensible of the hot earlier, yet America's History, 6th variation deals even more. This contains extra narrative adjustments in either volumes, a brand new in-text function application in response to written and visible fundamental files in each bankruptcy, and a bunch of recent and more desirable pedagogic beneficial properties. With its transparent exposition, insightful research and in-text resources, America's History, supplies teachers and scholars every little thing
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The Indians also fell victim to tuberculosis and other deadly urban diseases. Still, Mississippian institutions and practices endured for centuries. When Spanish conquistador Hernán de Soto invaded the region in the 1540s, he found the Apalachee [apa-la-chee] and Timucua [tee-moo-kwa] Indians living in permanent settlements under the command of powerful chiefs. ” A century and a half later, French traders and priests found the Natchez people living in a society rigidly divided among hereditary chiefs, two groups of nobles and honored people, and a bottom class of peasants.

Subsequently, the peoples of the Western Hemisphere were largely cut off from the rest of the world for three hundred generations. For many centuries, the first Americans lived as hunter-gatherers, subsisting on the abundant wildlife and vegetation. Gradually, as the larger species of animals — mammoths, giant beaver, and horses — died out because of overhunting and climatic change, hunters became adept at killing more-elusive game — rabbits, deer, and elk. , some Native American peoples in the region near present-day Mexico had begun to farm.

During these busy months, men sheared the thick winter wool of their sheep, which the women washed and spun into yarn. In June, peasants cut the first crop of hay and stored it as winter fodder for their livestock. During the summer, life was more relaxed, and families had the time to repair their houses and barns. Fall brought the strenuous harvest, followed by solemn feasts of thanksgiving and riotous bouts of merrymaking. As winter approached, peasants slaughtered excess livestock and salted or smoked the meat.

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