A People and a Nation. Volume 1.
This book is required. You may purchase an online copy or rent a copy directly from the publisher at http://www.cengagebrain.com/shop/index.html. The image of the man with white hair is the 8th edition; the other image reflects the 9th edition.
America Firsthand. Volume 1
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A Pocket Style Manual History
Book is suggested, but optional.
The Elements of Style
This book is suggested, but optional.