History isn't about memorizing names and dates. Understanding the past can help you navigate the present and future--and LIBERTY, EQUALITY, POWER, Enhanced 7th Edition is the book to guide you. It teaches you about American history, in part by introducing you to movies (really!) and other forms of popular culture that tell the stories of the nation's past. It shows you how the United States was transformed from a land inhabited by hunter-gatherer and agricultural Native American societies into the most powerful industrial nation on Earth. You'll learn about the impact of the notions of liberty and equality as well as about how dominant and subordinate groups have fared in the ever-shifting balance of power. Learning aids help you get through the material, retain the most important concepts and prep for exams (whew)!