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If you want to discover the captivating history of the United States of America, then pay attention....

Eight captivating manuscripts in one audiobook: 

  • The History of the United States: A Captivating Guide to American History, Including Events Such as the American Revolution, French and Indian War, Boston Tea Party, Pearl Harbor, and the Gulf War
  • The American Revolution: A Captivating Guide to the American Revolutionary War and the United States of America's Struggle for Independence from Great Britain
  • The Civil War: A Captivating Guide to the American Civil War and Its Impact on the History of the United States
  • History of Chicago: A Captivating Guide to the People and Events that Shaped the Windy City’s History
  • The Roaring Twenties: A Captivating Guide to a Period of Dramatic Social and Political Change, a False Sense of Prosperity, and Its Impact on the Great Depression
  • The Great Depression: A Captivating Guide to the Worldwide Economic Depression that Began in the United States, Including the Wall Street Crash, FDR's New deal, Hitler’s Rise and More
  • Pearl Harbor: A Captivating Guide to the Surprise Military Strike by the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service that Caused the United States of America's Formal Entry into World War II
  • The Gulf War: A Captivating Guide to the United States-Led Persian Gulf War Against Iraq for Their Invasion and Annexation of Kuwait

So if you want to learn more about the captivating history of the United States of America, scroll up and click the "Add to Cart" button!

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Interesting history - with notable omissions

I found all the chapters interesting and well read, however, without a chapter on the Cold War and in particular the Vietnam War and finally the 2nd Iraqi and Afghan war, and the divided nature of American society I think it fails to provide insight into how America is viewed by the rest of the world.

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  • John K Ricketts
  • 01-10-2020

An Amazing set every American should listen.

I follow a lot. I mean a lot. And so I sometimes get caught up in intricate events in history, such as the American Revolution, Civil War, Chicago, Roaring Twenties, Great Depression, Pearl Harbor, and Gulf War. If you want detail, you have to buy individual books that cover those events exclusively. If you want to know the grand sweep of history, then this is a great audible to start with.

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  • Paul Packard
  • 01-10-2020

This is a great audible to start with.

If you want a detailed history of the U.S. this is as good a book as you'll come across. It is designed to be comprehensive of particular events, also a broad outline of events that shaped our country. Like other followers, I found it interesting to look at things from this perspective.

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  • Charly N Smith
  • 04-10-2020

Good work

The author establishes a reasonable argument for the classification of a Revolution for America's Civil War based on parallels between the Civil War and the uprisings sweeping Europe during 1848. His statement goes hand in glove with the other history even occurred in 1848 and the Challenge to American Exceptionalism.

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  • Madison Brazenor
  • 04-10-2020

Great Civil War, Pearl Harbor, and Gulf War

The audible is Awesome!, its exceeded my expectations. I found the audible exactly as defined. Outstanding work by captivating history team!!

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  • Lily Ledger
  • 04-10-2020

The American history in details.

Captivating History does a fantastic job of putting the Civil War in the context showing how Northerners, Southerners, recent immigrants, and Europeans saw the war in the context of their intentions of nationalism. The work is important to understanding the intellectual motives of both the North and the South for the War.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 02-10-2020

Incredible value, great author.

Thank you for helping me with my unawareness of my country’s past. It was a wonderful audiobook and I am sad it is over.

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  • Gregory R Martin
  • 02-10-2020

Huge amounts of interesting information

It is a very good history of the United States. Interesting and sometimes surprising bites in approximately 30-minute. Wonderful! Had a very hard time amusing for the rest of my life, because I wanted to keep listening.

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  • Wanda L Carlson
  • 02-10-2020

Great highlights to US History for beginners

I got this to help myself revive on USA History so that I could try out of a course. The descriptions are all engaging and knowledgeable, and I definitely learned more than I expected.

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  • Norman D. Harrison
  • 26-09-2020

good history lessons.

i did like the history told in this book, but would have liked to see more with maps. Gulf war was too detailed, and didnt hear about wmd. nor capture of hadam Hussein.

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