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America Past and Present: Brief Edition, Single Volume Edition

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9780321079916

ISBN10:
0321079914
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/1/2002
Publisher(s):
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Summary

America Past and Present, Brief presents a balanced and manageable overview of the United States as an unfolding story of national development, blending the best in past historical interpretation with new scholarship. This edition features all the strengths of the successful parent text: a compelling narrative, clear organization, and exceptional pedagogy. An attractive four-color design highlighted with numerous maps and photos will engage students and instructors alike.

Table of Contents

Maps
xxi
Charts, Figures, and Tables xxii
Features xxii
Preface xxv
About the Authors xxxi
New World Encounters
1(22)
Native American Cultures
2(4)
Diversity and Achievement
3(1)
The Indians' New World
4(1)
Disease and Dependence
5(1)
West Africa: People and History
6(1)
Europe on the Eve of Conquest
7(1)
European Nation-States
7(1)
Europeans' New World
8(4)
Admiral of the Ocean Sea
8(1)
The Conquistadores
9(1)
Managing an Empire
10(2)
French Exploration and Settlement
12(1)
The English New World
12(4)
Religious Turmoil and Reformation in Europe
13(1)
The Protestant Queen
14(2)
Religion, War, and Nationalism
16(1)
Rehearsal in Ireland for American Colonization
16(1)
England Turns to America
17(6)
Roanoke Tragedy
17(3)
Propaganda for Empire
20(3)
England's Colonial Experiments: The Seventeenth Century
23(25)
Leaving Home
24(1)
The Chesapeake: Dreams of Wealth
25(5)
Entrepreneurs in Virginia
25(2)
``Stinking Weed''
27(1)
Time of Reckoning
28(1)
Maryland: A Troubled Refuge for Catholics
29(1)
Reinventing England in America
30(6)
``The Great Migration''
31(1)
``A City on a Hill''
32(3)
Defining the Limits of Dissent
35(1)
Breaking Away
35(1)
Diversity in the Middle Colonies
36(2)
Anglo-Dutch Rivalry on the Hudson
36(2)
Confusion in New Jersey
38(1)
Quakers in America
38(3)
Planting the Carolinas
41(3)
The Founding of Georgia
44(1)
Rugged and Laborious Beginnings
45(3)
Putting Down Roots: Families in an Atlantic Empire
48(20)
Sources of Stability: New England Colonies of the Seventeenth Century
49(4)
Immigrant Families and New Social Order
49(1)
Commonwealth of Families
50(1)
Women's Lives in Puritan New England
51(1)
Rank and Status in New England Society
52(1)
The Planters' World
53(2)
Family Life in a Perilous Environment
53(1)
Rank and Status in Plantation Society
54(1)
Race and Freedom in British America
55(3)
Roots of Slavery
55(2)
Constructing African American Identities
57(1)
Commercial Blueprint for Empire
58(3)
Response to Economic Competition
59(1)
An Empire of Trade
59(2)
Colonial Gentry in Revolt, 1676--1691
61(4)
Civil War in Virginia: Bacon's Rebellion
61(1)
The Glorious Revolution in the Bay Colony
62(1)
Contagion of Witchcraft
63(1)
The Glorious Revolution in New York and Maryland
63(2)
Common Experiences, Separate Cultures
65(3)
Frontiers of Empire: Eighteenth-Century America
68(30)
Experiencing Diversity
70(1)
Forced Migration
70(1)
Ethnic Cultures of the Backcountry
71(2)
Scots-Irish and Germans
71(1)
Native Americans Define the Middle Ground
72(1)
Spanish Borderlands of the Eighteenth Century
73(3)
Conquering the Northern Frontier
74(1)
Peoples of the Spanish Borderlands
75(1)
British Colonies in an Atlantic World
76(2)
Provincial Cities
76(1)
Economic Transformation
77(1)
Religious Revivals in Provincial Societies
78(4)
American Enlightenment
79(1)
The Great Awakening
80(2)
Clash of Political Cultures
82(2)
The Reality of British Politics
82(1)
Governing the Colonies: The American Experience
82(1)
Colonial Assemblies
83(1)
Century of Imperial War
84(7)
King William's and Queen Anne's Wars
84(2)
King George's War and Its Aftermath
86(1)
Albany Congress and Braddock's Defeat
87(1)
Seven Years' War
88(3)
Rule Britannia?
91(4)
We Americans
Learning to Live with Diversity in the Eighteenth Century: What Is an American?
95(3)
The American Revolution: From Gentry Protest to Popular Revolt, 1763--1783
98(24)
Contested Meanings of Empire
99(2)
Breakdown of Political Trust
99(1)
No Taxation Without Representation: The American Perspective
100(1)
Challenge and Resistance: Eroding the Bonds of Empire
101(7)
Mobilizing the People
102(2)
A Foolish Boast: Tea and Sovereignty
104(1)
Creating Patriotic Martyrs
105(1)
Last Days of the Old Order, 1770--1773
106(1)
The Final Provocation: The Boston Tea Party
107(1)
Decision for Independence
108(3)
Shots Heard Around the World
108(2)
Beginning ``The World Over Again''
110(1)
Fighting for Independence
111(5)
Testing the American Will
112(1)
Victory in a Year of Defeat
113(1)
The French Alliance
114(1)
The Final Campaign
115(1)
The Loyalist Dilemma
116(1)
Winning the Peace
116(3)
Post-Colonial Challenge
119(3)
The Republican Experiment
122(24)
Living in a Revolutionary Society
123(2)
Social and Political Reform
123(1)
Slaves and Women in the New Republic
124(1)
The States: The Lessons of Republicanism
125(2)
Blueprints for State Government
125(1)
Power to the People
126(1)
Stumbling Toward a New National Government
127(4)
Articles of Confederation
127(1)
Western Land: Key to the First Constitution
128(1)
Northwest Ordinance: The Confederation's Major Achievement
129(2)
Strengthening Federal Authority
131(3)
The Nationalist Critique
131(2)
Diplomatic Humiliation
133(1)
``Have We Fought for This?''
134(4)
A Crisis Mentality
134(1)
The Philadelphia Convention
135(1)
Inventing a Federal Republic
136(1)
Compromise Saves the Convention
136(1)
Compromising with Slavery
137(1)
Whose Constitution? Struggle for Ratification
138(4)
Federalists and Antifederalists
138(2)
Adding the Bill of Rights
140(2)
A New Beginning
142(4)
Democracy in Distress: The Violence of Party Politics, 1788--1800
146(24)
Power of Public Opinion
146(2)
Principle and Pragmatism: Establishing a New Government
148(1)
Conflicting Visions: Jefferson and Hamilton
149(2)
Hamilton's Plan for Prosperity and Security
151(2)
Funding and Assumption
151(1)
Interpreting the Constitution: The Bank Controversy
152(1)
Setback for Hamilton
153(1)
Charges of Treason: The Battle over Foreign Affairs
153(3)
The Peril of Neutrality
154(1)
Jay's Treaty Sparks Domestic Unrest
155(1)
Pushing the Native Americans Aside
156(1)
Popular Political Culture
156(2)
Whiskey Rebellion Linked to Republican Conspiracy
157(1)
Washington's Farewell
158(1)
The Adams Presidency
158(5)
The XYZ Affair and Domestic Politics
159(1)
Crushing Political Dissent
160(1)
Silencing Political Opposition: The Alien and Sedition Acts
161(1)
Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions
162(1)
Adams's Finest Hour
162(1)
The Peaceful Revolution: The Election of 1800
163(4)
We Americans
Counting the People: The Federal Census of 1790
167(3)
Jeffersonian Ascendancy: Theory and Practice of Government
170(22)
Defining Identity in a New Republic
171(3)
Westward the Course of Empire
171(2)
Commercial Life in the Cities
173(1)
Republicans in Power
174(4)
Jeffersonian Reforms
174(1)
The Louisiana Purchase
175(2)
The Lewis and Clark Expedition
177(1)
Conflict with the Barbary States
177(1)
Jefferson's Critics
178(4)
Attack on the Judges
178(1)
Politics of Desperation
179(1)
Murder and Conspiracy: The Curious Career of Aaron Burr
180(1)
The Slave Trade
181(1)
Embarrassments Overseas
182(3)
Embargo Divides the Nation
183(1)
A New Administration Goes to War
183(2)
Fumbling Toward Conflict
185(1)
The Strange War of 1812
185(4)
Hartford Convention: The Demise of the Federalists
187(1)
Treaty of Ghent Ends the War
188(1)
Republican Legacy
189(3)
Nation Building and Nationalism
192(21)
Expansion and Migration
193(5)
Extending the Boundaries
193(2)
Settlement to the Mississippi
195(2)
The People and Culture of the Frontier
197(1)
Transportation and the Market Economy
198(6)
A Revolution in Transportation: Roads and Steamboats
199(1)
The Canal Boom
200(1)
Emergence of a Market Economy
201(1)
Commerce and Banking
202(1)
Early Industrialism
202(2)
The Politics of Nation Building After the War of 1812
204(9)
The Republicans in Power
204(1)
Monroe as President
205(1)
The Missouri Compromise
206(1)
Postwar Nationalism and the Supreme Court
207(2)
Nationalism in Foreign Policy: The Monroe Doctrine
209(1)
Adams and the End of the Era of Good Feeling
210(3)
The Triumph of White Men's Democracy
213(22)
Democracy in Theory and Practice
214(6)
Democracy and Society
215(1)
Democratic Culture
216(2)
The Democratic Ferment
218(2)
Jackson and the Politics of Democracy
220(5)
The Election of 1824 and John Quincy Adams's Administration
220(1)
Jackson Comes to Power
221(1)
Indian Removal
222(2)
The Nullification Crisis
224(1)
The Bank War and the Second Party System
225(5)
Biddle, the Bank Veto, and the Election of 1832
226(1)
Killing the Bank
227(1)
The Emergence of the Whigs
228(1)
The Rise and Fall of Van Buren
228(2)
Heyday of the Second Party System
230(5)
Tocqueville's Wisdom
232(3)
The Pursuit of Perfection
235(20)
The Rise of Evangelicalism
236(4)
The Second Great Awakening: The Frontier Phase
236(2)
The Second Great Awakening in the North
238(1)
From Revivalism to Reform
239(1)
Domesticity and Changes in the American Family
240(4)
Marriage and Sex Roles
240(3)
The Discovery of Childhood
243(1)
Institutional Reform
244(2)
The Extension of Education
244(1)
Discovering the Asylum
245(1)
Reform Turns Radical
246(9)
Divisions in the Benevolent Empire
246(1)
The Abolitionist Enterprise
247(2)
From Abolitionism to Women's Rights
249(1)
Radical Ideas and Experiments
249(2)
Fads and Fashions
251(1)
Counterpoint on Reform
252(3)
An Age of Expansionism
255(27)
Movement to the Far West
256(7)
Borderlands of the 1830s
256(2)
The Texas Revolution
258(1)
The Republic of Texas
259(1)
Trails of Trade and Settlement
260(1)
The Mormon Trek
261(2)
Manifest Destiny and the Mexican-American War
263(7)
Tyler and Texas
263(1)
The Triumph of Polk and Annexation
264(1)
The Doctrine of Manifest Destiny
264(1)
Polk and the Oregon Question
265(2)
War with Mexico
267(1)
Settlement of the Mexican-American War
268(2)
Internal Expansionism
270(9)
The Triumph of the Railroad
270(1)
The Industrial Revolution Takes Off
271(2)
Mass Immigration Begins
273(2)
The New Working Class
275(4)
We Americans
The Irish in Boston, 1845--1865
279(3)
Masters and Slaves
282(21)
Slavery and the Southern Economy
283(4)
Economic Adjustment in the Upper South
283(1)
The Rise of the Cotton Kingdom
284(1)
Slavery and Industrialization
285(1)
The ``Profitability'' Issue
286(1)
The Slaveholding Society
287(6)
The Planters' World
287(3)
Planters and Slaves
290(1)
The World of the Plain Folk
291(1)
A Closed Mind and a Closed Society
292(1)
The Black Experience Under Slavery
293(10)
Forms of Slave Resistance
294(2)
The Struggles of Free Blacks
296(1)
African American Religion
297(2)
The Slave Family
299(4)
The Sectional Crisis
303(25)
The Compromise of 1850
304(4)
The Problem of Slavery in the Mexican Cession
304(1)
The Wilmot Proviso Launches the Free-Soil Movement
304(1)
Squatter Sovereignty and the Election of 1848
305(1)
Taylor Takes Charge
306(1)
Forging a Compromise
306(2)
Political Upheaval, 1852--1856
308(6)
The Party System in Crisis
309(1)
The Kansas-Nebraska Act Raises a Storm
309(2)
An Appeal to Nativism: The Know-Nothing Episode
311(1)
Kansas and the Rise of the Republicans
312(1)
Sectional Division in the Election of 1856
313(1)
The House Divided, 1857--1860
314(6)
Cultural Sectionalism
314(1)
The Dred Scott Case
315(1)
The Lecompton Controversy
316(1)
Debating the Morality of Slavery
316(1)
The South's Crisis of Fear
317(2)
The Election of 1860
319(1)
Explaining the Crisis
320(5)
We Americans
Hispanic America after 1847: A Case Study in Majority Rule
325(3)
Secession and the Civil War
328(26)
The Storm Gathers
329(5)
The Deep South Secedes
329(2)
The Failure of Compromise
331(1)
And the War Came
332(2)
Adjusting to Total War
334(9)
Prospects, Plans, and Expectations
334(2)
Mobilizing the Home Fronts
336(2)
Political Leadership: Northern Success and Southern Failure
338(1)
Early Campaigns and Battles
339(3)
The Diplomatic Struggle
342(1)
Fight to the Finish
343(11)
The Coming of Emancipation
343(1)
African Americans and the War
344(1)
The Tide Turns
345(1)
Last Stages of the Conflict
346(3)
Effects of the War
349(5)
The Agony of Reconstruction
354(22)
The President Versus Congress
355(8)
Wartime Reconstruction
356(1)
Andrew Johnson at the Helm
357(1)
Congress Takes the Initiative
358(2)
Congressional Reconstruction Plan Enacted
360(1)
The Impeachment Crisis
361(2)
Reconstruction in the South
363(4)
Social and Economic Adjustments
363(2)
Political Reconstruction in the South
365(2)
The Age of Grant
367(3)
Rise of the Money Question
367(1)
Retreat from Reconstruction
368(1)
Spoilsmen Versus Reformers
369(1)
Reunion and the New South
370(6)
The Compromise of 1877
370(1)
The New South
371(5)
The West: Exploiting an Empire
376(25)
Beyond the Frontier
377(1)
Crushing the Native Americans
377(6)
Life of the Plains Indians
378(1)
``As Long as Waters Run'': Searching for an Indian Policy
378(2)
Final Battles on the Plains
380(1)
The End of Tribal Life
381(2)
Settlement of the West
383(3)
Men and Women on the Overland Trail
383(1)
Land for the Taking
384(2)
The Spanish-Speaking Southwest
386(1)
The Bonanza West
386(12)
The Mining Bonanza
387(2)
Gold from the Roots Up: The Cattle Bonanza
389(3)
Sodbusters on the Plains: The Farming Bonanza
392(1)
New Farming Methods
392(1)
Discontent on the Farm
393(1)
The Final Fling
394(4)
We Americans
Blacks in Blue: The Buffalo Soldiers in the West
398(3)
The Industrial Society
401(21)
Industrial Development
402(1)
An Empire on Rails
403(4)
Building the Empire
404(1)
Linking the Nation via Trunk Lines
404(2)
Rails Across the Continent
406(1)
Problems of Growth
407(1)
An Industrial Empire
407(5)
Carnegie and Steel
408(1)
Rockefeller and Oil
409(2)
The Business of Invention
411(1)
The Sellers
412(2)
The Wage Earners
414(8)
Working Men, Working Women, Working Children
414(1)
Culture of Work
415(1)
Labor Unions
416(1)
Labor Unrest
417(5)
Toward an Urban Society, 1877--1900
422(23)
The Lure of the City
422(6)
Skyscrapers and Suburbs
423(1)
Tenements and Privies
424(1)
Strangers in a New Land
424(2)
Immigrants and the City
426(1)
The House That Tweed Built
427(1)
Social and Cultural Change, 1877--1900
428(7)
Manners and Mores
429(1)
Leisure and Entertainment
430(1)
Changes in Family Life
431(1)
Changing Views: A Growing Assertiveness Among Women
432(1)
Educating the Masses
433(1)
Higher Education
434(1)
The Stirrings of Reform
435(7)
New Currents in Social Thought
436(2)
The Settlement Houses
438(1)
A Crisis in Social Welfare
438(4)
We Americans
Americans by the Numbers: The 1890 Census
442(3)
Political Realignments in the 1890s
445(19)
Politics of Stalemate
446(3)
The Party Deadlock
446(1)
Experiments in the States
447(1)
Reestablishing Presidential Power
447(2)
Republicans in Power: The Billion-Dollar Congress
449(1)
The Rise of the Populist Movement
450(2)
The Farm Problem
450(1)
The Fast-Growing Farmers' Alliance
451(1)
The People's Party
452(1)
The Crisis of the Depression
452(3)
Coxey's Army and the Pullman Strike
453(1)
The Miners of the Midwest
453(1)
A Beleaguered President
454(1)
Breaking the Party Deadlock
455(1)
Changing Attitudes
455(2)
``Everybody Works But Father''
456(1)
Changing Themes in Literature
456(1)
The Presidential Election of 1896
457(3)
The Mystique of Silver
457(1)
The Campaign and Election
458(2)
The McKinley Administration
460(4)
Toward Empire
464(21)
America Looks Outward
464(6)
Catching the Spirit of Empire
465(1)
Foreign Policy Approaches, 1867--1900
466(2)
The Lure of Hawaii and Samoa
468(1)
The New Navy
469(1)
War with Spain
470(6)
A War for Principle
470(2)
``A Splendid Little War''
472(1)
``Smoked Yankees''
473(1)
The Course of the War
473(3)
Debate over Empire
476(9)
Guerrilla Warfare in the Philippines
478(2)
Governing the Empire
480(1)
The Open Door
481(4)
The Progressive Era
485(19)
The Changing Face of Industrialism
486(4)
The Innovative Model T
487(1)
The Burgeoning Trusts
487(1)
Managing the Machines
488(2)
Society's Masses
490(4)
Better Times on the Farm
490(1)
Women at Work
491(1)
The Niagara Movement and the NAACP
492(1)
``I Hear the Whistle'': Immigrants in the Labor Force
493(1)
Conflict in the Workplace
494(2)
A New Urban Culture
496(8)
Popular Pastimes
497(1)
Experimentation in the Arts
498(6)
From Roosevelt to Wilson in the Age of Progressivism
504(25)
The Spirit of Progressivism
505(6)
The Rise of the Professions
506(1)
The Social-Justice Movement
506(1)
The Purity Crusade
507(1)
Woman Suffrage, Women's Rights
508(2)
A Ferment of Ideas: Challenging the Status Quo
510(1)
Reform in the Cities and States
511(4)
Interest Groups and the Decline of Popular Politics
512(1)
Reform in the Cities
512(1)
Action in the States
513(2)
The Republican Roosevelt
515(2)
Busting the Trusts
515(1)
``Square Deal'' in the Coalfields
516(1)
Roosevelt Progressivism at Its Height
517(2)
The Ordeal of William Howard Taft
519(3)
Party Insurgency
520(1)
The Ballinger-Pinchot Affair
520(1)
Taft Alienates the Progressives
520(1)
Differing Philosophies in the Election of 1912
521(1)
Woodrow Wilson's New Freedom
522(7)
The New Freedom in Action
523(1)
Wilson Moves Toward the New Nationalism
524(5)
The Nation at War
529(25)
A New World Power
530(3)
``I Took the Canal Zone''
531(1)
The Roosevelt Corollary
532(1)
Ventures in the Far East
532(1)
Foreign Policy Under Wilson
533(2)
Conducting Moral Diplomacy
533(1)
Troubles Across the Border
534(1)
Toward War
535(5)
The Neutrality Policy
536(1)
Freedom of the Seas
536(1)
The U-Boat Threat
537(1)
``He Kept Us Out of War''
538(1)
The Final Months of Peace
539(1)
Over There
540(3)
Mobilization
540(1)
War in the Trenches
541(2)
Over Here
543(4)
The Conquest of Convictions
543(1)
A Bureaucratic War
544(1)
Labor in the War
545(2)
The Treaty of Versailles
547(7)
A Peace at Paris
548(2)
Rejection in the Senate
550(4)
Transition to Modern America
554(20)
The Second Industrial Revolution
555(3)
The Automobile Industry
555(1)
Patterns of Economic Growth
556(1)
Economic Weaknesses
557(1)
The New Urban Culture
558(5)
Women and the Family
559(1)
The Roaring Twenties
560(1)
The Literary Flowering
561(2)
The Rural Counterattack
563(4)
The ``Red Scare''
563(1)
Prohibition
564(1)
The Ku Klux Klan
565(1)
Immigration Restriction
566(1)
The Fundamentalist Controversy
567(1)
Politics of the 1920s
567(7)
Harding, Coolidge, and Hoover
568(1)
Republican Policies
568(1)
The Divided Democrats
569(1)
The Election of 1928
570(4)
Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal
574(23)
The Great Depression
575(2)
The Great Bull Market
575(2)
Effect of the Depression
577(1)
Fighting the Depression
577(6)
Hoover and Voluntarism
578(1)
The Emergence of Roosevelt
578(1)
The Hundred Days
579(1)
Roosevelt and Recovery
580(1)
Roosevelt and Relief
581(2)
Roosevelt and Reform
583(3)
Angry Voices
583(1)
Social Security
584(1)
Labor Legislation
585(1)
Impact of the New Deal
586(3)
Rise of Organized Labor
586(1)
The New Deal Record on Help to Minorities
587(1)
Women at Work
588(1)
End of the New Deal
589(8)
The Election of 1936
589(2)
The Supreme Court Fight
591(1)
The New Deal in Decline
592(1)
Evaluation of the New Deal
593(4)
America and the World, 1921--1945
597(25)
Retreat, Reversal, and Rivalry
598(3)
Retreat in Europe
598(1)
Cooperation in Latin America
599(1)
Rivalry in Asia
600(1)
Isolationism
601(2)
The Lure of Pacifism and Neutrality
601(1)
War in Europe
602(1)
The Road to War
603(4)
From Neutrality to Undeclared War
603(2)
Showdown in the Pacific
605(2)
Turning the Tide Against the Axis
607(5)
Wartime Partnerships
608(1)
Halting the German Blitz
609(1)
Checking Japan in the Pacific
610(2)
The Home Front
612(4)
A Nation on the Move
613(2)
Win-the-War Politics
615(1)
Victory
616(6)
War Aims and Wartime Diplomacy
616(1)
Triumph and Tragedy in the Pacific
617(5)
The Onset of the Cold War
622(26)
The Cold War Begins
623(3)
The Division of Europe
623(1)
Withholding Economic Aid
624(1)
The Atomic Dilemma
625(1)
Containment
626(4)
The Truman Doctrine
626(1)
The Marshall Plan
627(1)
The Western Military Alliance
628(1)
The Berlin Blockade
629(1)
The Cold War Expands
630(5)
The Military Dimension
630(1)
The Cold War in Asia
631(2)
The Korean War
633(2)
The Cold War at Home
635(5)
Truman's Troubles and Vindication
635(2)
The Loyalty Issue
637(1)
McCarthyism in Action
638(1)
The Republicans in Power
638(2)
Eisenhower Wages the Cold War
640(8)
Entanglement in Indochina
640(1)
Containing China
641(1)
Turmoil in the Middle East
642(1)
Covert Actions
643(1)
Waging Peace
643(5)
Affluence and Anxiety
648(15)
The Postwar Boom
649(3)
Postwar Prosperity
650(1)
Life in the Suburbs
651(1)
The Good Life?
652(2)
Areas of Greatest Growth
652(1)
Critics of the Consumer Society
653(1)
The Reaction to Sputnik
653(1)
Farewell to Reform
654(2)
Truman and the Fair Deal
654(1)
Eisenhower's Modern Republicanism
655(1)
The Struggle over Civil Rights
656(7)
Civil Rights as a Political Issue
657(1)
Desegregating the Schools
657(1)
The Beginnings of Black Activism
658(5)
The Turbulent Sixties
663(35)
Kennedy Intensifies the Cold War
664(5)
Flexible Response
665(1)
Crisis over Berlin
665(1)
Containment in Southeast Asia
666(1)
Containing Castro: The Bay of Pigs Fiasco
667(1)
Containing Castro: The Cuban Missile Crisis
668(1)
The New Frontier At Home
669(4)
The Congressional Obstacle and Economic Advance
669(2)
Moving Slowly on Civil Rights
671(1)
``I Have a Dream''
672(1)
The Supreme Court and Reform
672(1)
``Let Us Continue''
673(4)
Johnson in Action
674(1)
The Election of 1964
675(1)
The Triumph of Reform
676(1)
Johnson Escalates the Vietnam War
677(5)
The Vietnam Dilemma
678(2)
Escalation
680(1)
Stalemate
680(2)
Years of Turmoil
682(5)
The Student Revolt
682(2)
The Cultural Revolution
684(1)
``Black Power''
685(1)
Ethnic Nationalism
686(1)
Women's Liberation
686(1)
The Return of Richard Nixon
687(9)
Vietnam Undermines Lyndon Johnson
687(1)
Democrats Divided
688(1)
The Republican Resurgence
689(7)
We Americans
Unintended Consequences: The Second Great Migration
696(2)
A Crisis in Confidence, 1969--1980
698(27)
Nixon in Power
699(5)
Reshaping the Great Society
700(1)
Nixonomics
701(1)
Building a Republican Majority
701(1)
In Search of Detente
702(1)
Ending the Vietnam War
703(1)
The Crisis of Democracy
704(2)
The Election of 1972
704(1)
The Watergate Scandal
705(1)
Energy and the Economy
706(5)
The October War
706(1)
The Oil Shocks
707(1)
The Search for an Energy Policy
708(2)
The Great Inflation
710(1)
The Shifting American Economy
710(1)
Private Lives---Public Issues
711(5)
The Changing American Family
711(1)
Gains and Setbacks for Women
712(2)
The Gay Liberation Movement
714(2)
Politics After Watergate
716(2)
The Ford Administration and the 1976 Campaign
716(1)
Disenchantment with Carter
717(1)
From Detente to Renewed Cold War
718(7)
Retreat in Asia
718(1)
Accommodation in Latin America
719(1)
The Quest for Peace in the Middle East
719(1)
The Cold War Resumes
720(5)
The Republican Resurgence, 1980--1992
725(31)
Reagan in Power
727(3)
The Reagan Victory
727(1)
Cutting Spending and Taxes
728(1)
Limiting the Role of Government
729(1)
Reaganomics
730(4)
Recession and Recovery
730(1)
The Growing Deficit
731(1)
The Rich Grow Richer
732(1)
Reagan Affirmed
733(1)
Reagan and the World
734(7)
Challenging the ``Evil Empire''
735(1)
Turmoil in the Middle East
736(1)
Confrontation in Central America
737(2)
Trading Arms for Hostages
739(1)
Reagan the Peacemaker
740(1)
Social Dilemmas
741(4)
The AIDS Epidemic
741(2)
The War on Drugs
743(2)
Passing the Torch
745(11)
The Changing Palace Guard
745(2)
The Election of 1988
747(1)
Defaults and Deficits
748(1)
The End of the Cold War
749(3)
Waging Peace
752(4)
America in Flux: The Anxious Nineties
756
The Changing American Population
758(6)
A People on the Move
758(1)
The Revival of Immigration
759(1)
Advance and Retreat for African Americans
760(1)
The Emerging Hispanics
761(2)
Asian Americans on the Rise
763(1)
Melting Pot or Multiethnic Diversity?
763(1)
Economic Crosscurrents
764(3)
Recession and Stagnation
764(1)
The Plight of the Middle Class
765(2)
Democratic Revival
767(8)
The Election of 1992
767(1)
Economic Recovery
768(2)
President Versus Congress
770(3)
The Clinton Rebound
773(2)
After the Cold War
775(5)
Clinton and the World
775(2)
Intervening in Somalia and Haiti
777(1)
Halting Civil War in Bosnia
777(2)
Saving Kosovo
779(1)
The End of the Century
780(11)
From Deficit to Surplus
780(1)
Violence in the 1990s
781(3)
Shadow on the White House
784(2)
A Nation Divided
786(5)
We Americans
Asian Americans: Climbing ``The Mountain of Gold''
791
Appendix 1(1)
The Declaration of Independence
3(3)
The Articles of Confederation
6(5)
The Constitution of the United States of America
11(7)
Amendments to the Constitution
18(6)
Presidential Elections
24(4)
Supreme Court Justices
28(2)
Admission of States into the Union
30(2)
A Demographic Profile of the American People
32
Credits 1(1)
Index 1


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