Unit 1: Creating a New America - How America Changed from the 1860s to 1900



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What’s in Unit 1?

From the 1860s to 1900, America changed in almost every aspect of its life:


What Are the Periods Covered within Unit 1?

You cover within this Unit three periods:



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