A Short History of the United States
Channing’s best known work, A History of the United States, is regarded as one of the most complete and accurate accounts of American history and received the 1926 Pulitzer Prize for History. (Summary from Wikipedia)
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March 27, 2013
Good broad view of American history prior to WW1. Unfortunately narrow and deep is more interesting even if less enlightening. I was surprised at all the wars prior to the Revolution. It also includes the constitution. There are TWO references to "militia". The the lesser known one is in article 2 of section 2. It gives insight to the better known one.