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America: A Narrative History V.2,9780393934076

America: A Narrative History V.2

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8th
ISBN13:

9780393934076

ISBN10:
0393934071
Format:
Textbook Paperback
Pub. Date:
10/17/2009
Publisher(s):
W W NORTON
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Summary

America , now in its twenty-fifth year, has sold more 1.2 million copies over the past seven editions and remains the most affordable history text on the market. The narrative wins students over with compelling storytelling, colorful anecdotes and biographical sketches that make the material more memorable. The text includes helpful in-text study aids, and a host of electronic media resources to help teachers teach and students learn.

Table of Contents

Reconstruction: North and South
The War's Aftermath
The Battle Over Reconstruction
Reconstructing The South
The Reconstructed South
The Grant Years
Growing Pains
The South and The West Transformed
The New South
The New West
Big Business and Organized Labor
The Rise Of Big Business
Entrepreneurs
Labor Conditions And Organization
The Emergence of Urban America
America's Move To Town
The New Immigration
Popular Culture
Education And The Professions
The Rise Of Realism
The Social Gospel
Early Efforts At Urban Reform
Gilded Age Politics and Agrarian Revolt
Paradoxical Politics
Corruption And Reform: Hayes To Harrison
The Farm Problem And Agrarian Protest Movements
The Economy And The Silver Solution
Modern America
An American Empire
Toward The New Imperialism
Expansion In The Pacific
The War Of 1898
Imperial Rivalries In East Asia
Big-Stick Diplomacy
The Progressive ERA
Elements Of Reform
Features Of Progressivism
Roosevelt's Progressivism
Roosevelt's Second Term
From Roosevelt To Taft
Wilson's Progressivism
Limits Of Progressivism
America and The Great War
Wilson And Foreign Affairs
An Uneasy Neutrality
America's Entry Into The War
America At War
The Fight For The Peace
Lurching From War To Peace
The Modern Temper
Reaction In The Twenties
The Roaring Twenties
The Culture Of Modernism
Republican Resurgence and Decline
"Normalcy"
The New Era
President Hoover, The Engineer
New Deal America
From Hooverism To The New Deal
Recovery Through Regulation
The Social Cost Of The Depression
Culture In The Thirties
The Second New Deal
Roosevelt's Second Term
The Legacy Of The New Deal
From Isolation to Global War
Postwar Isolationism
War Clouds
The Storm In Europe
The Storm In The Pacific
The Second World War
America's Early Battles
Mobilization At Home
Social Effects Of The War
The Allied Drive Toward Berlin
Leapfrogging To Tokyo
A New Age Is Born
The Final Ledger
The American Age
The Fair Deal and Containment
Demobilization Under Truman
The Cold War
Civil Rights During The 1940s
The Cold War Heats Up
Through The Picture Window: Society and Culture, 1945-1960
People Of Plenty
A Conforming Culture
Cracks In The Picture Window
Alienation And Liberation
A Paradoxical Era
Conflict and Deadlock: The Eisenhower Years
"Time For A Change"
Eisenhower's "Hidden-Hand" Presidency
Foreign Intervention
Reelection And Foreign Crises
Festering Problems Abroad
The Early Years Of The Civil Rights Movement
Assessing The Eisenhower Presidency
New Frontiers: Politics and Social Change In The 1960s
The New Frontier
Expansion Of The Civil Rights Movement
Foreign Frontiers
Lyndon Johnson And The Great Society
From Civil Rights To Black Power
The Tragedy Of Vietnam
Sixties Crescendo
Rebellion And Reaction In The 1960S and 1970s
The Roots Of Rebellion
Nixon And Vietnam
Nixon And Middle America
Nixon Triumphant
Watergate
An Unelected President
The Carter Interregnum
A Conservative Insurgency
The Reagan Revolution
Reagan's First Term
Reagan's Second Term
The Bush Administration
Triumph and Tragedy: America At The Turn of The Century
America's Changing Mosaic
Cultural Conservatism
Bush To Clinton
Domestic Policy In Clinton's First Term
Republican Insurgency
The Clinton Years At Home
Foreign-Policy Challenges
The Election Of 2000
Compassionate Conservatism
Global Terrorism
Second-Term Blues
A Historical Election
The First One Hundred Days
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