Beginning with George Washington's inauguration and continuing into thenineteenth century, The New Nation tells the story of the remarkable challengesthat the freshly formed United States faced. Thomas Jefferson's purchase of theLouisiana Territories (bought from France at a mere four cents an acre!), Lewisand 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 Hakimweaves 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.Hakim, Joy is the author of 'New Nation', published 0014 under ISBN 9780195153262 and ISBN 019515326X.