The Collins College Outline for United States History to 1877 starts with the founding of the country and continues through the Civil War and Reconstruion. The colonial era, the constitutional convention and founding of the American system of government, the beginning and rise of the Supreme Court, and many more monumental events in the early era of the United States are also covered. Completely revised and updated by Dr. Light T. Cummins, United States History to 1877 includes a test yourself seion with answers and complete explanations at the end of each chapter. Also included are bibliographies for further reading, as well as numerous maps, timelines, and illustrations. The Collins College Outlines are a completely revised, in-depth series of study guides for all areas of study, including the Humanities, Social Sciences, Mathematics, Science, Language, History, and Business. Featuring the most up-to-date information, each book is written by a seasoned professor in the field and focuses on a simplified and general overview of the subje for college students and, where appropriate, Advanced Placement students. Each Collins College Outline is fully integrated with the major curriculum for its subje and is a perfe supplement for any standard textbook.Cummins, Light Townsend is the author of 'United States History to 1877', published 2006 under ISBN 9780060881597 and ISBN 0060881593.