Traditions and Encounters, AP Edition (Bentley), 5th Edition

Chapter 30: The Americas in the Age of Independence

Learning Objectives

When you have finished studying this chapter, you should be able to do the following:
  • Explain the nineteenth-century expansion and development of the United States.
  • Understand and identify the chief causes behind the U.S. Civil War.
  • Compare and contrast the growth of the United States and Canada during the nineteenth century.
  • Outline key aspects of nineteenth-century Latin American state formation.
  • Understand and explain the forces behind mass migration to the Americas.
  • Explain the reasons behind economic expansion in the United States.
  • Compare and contrast foreign investment practices across the Americas.
  • Compare and contrast the development of multicultural societies across the Americas.
Traditions & Encounters, 5e
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