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Summary

The Primary Sources EDITION of America Past and Present integrates the social and political dimensions of American history into one rich chronological narrative and includes 2 to 3 primary sources per chapter with critical thinking questions for each source. This EDITION features all of the strengths found in the successful comprehensive text: a compelling narrative, clear organization, and exceptional pedagogy. An attractive four-color design highlighted with numerous maps and photos will engage readers.

Table of Contents

Maps
xix
Charts, Figures, and Tables xx
Features xxi
Preface xxiii
Acknowledgments xxix
About the Authors xxx
New World Encounters
1(20)
Clash of Cultures: The Meaning of Murder in Early Maryland
1(20)
Native American Histories Before Conquest
2(1)
The Environmental Challenge: Food, Climate, and Culture
2(1)
Mysterious Disappearances
3(1)
Aztec Dominance
4(1)
Eastern Woodland Cultures
4(1)
A World Transformed
5(1)
Cultural Negotiations
6(1)
Threats to Survival: Trade and Disease
7(1)
West Africa: Ancient and Complex Societies
8(1)
Europe on the Eve of Conquest
9(1)
Building New Nation-States
9(1)
Imagining a New World
10(1)
Myths and Reality
10(1)
The Conquistadores: Faith and Greed
11(1)
From Plunder to Settlement
11(2)
French Exploration and Settlement
13(1)
The English New World
14(1)
Religious Turmoil and Reformation in Europe
14(1)
The Protestant Queen
15(1)
Religion, War, and Nationalism
16(1)
Rehearsal in Ireland for American Colonization
16(1)
An Unpromising Beginning: Mystery at Roanoke
17(1)
Conclusion: Propaganda for Empire
18(3)
Conflicting Visions: England's Seventeenth-Century Colonies
21(21)
Profit and Piety: Competing Blueprints for English Settlement
21(21)
Breaking Away
22(1)
The Chesapeake: Dreams of Wealth
22(1)
Entrepreneurs in Virginia
23(1)
``Stinking Weed''
24(1)
Time of Reckoning
25(1)
Maryland: A Troubled Refuge for Catholics
26(1)
Reforming England in America
27(1)
``The Great Migration''
28(1)
``A City on a Hill''
29(2)
Limits of Religious Dissent
31(1)
Mobility and Division
32(1)
Diversity in the Middle Colonies
32(1)
Anglo-Dutch Rivalry on the Hudson
32(2)
Confusion in New Jersey
34(1)
Quakers in America
34(2)
Planting the Carolinas
36(3)
The Founding of Georgia
39(1)
Conclusion: Living with Diversity
40(2)
Putting Down Roots: Opportunity and Oppression in Colonial Society
42(16)
Families in an Atlantic Empire
42(16)
Sources of Stability: New England Colonies of the Seventeenth Century
43(1)
Immigrant Families and New Social Order
43(1)
Commonwealth of Families
44(1)
Women's Lives in Puritan New England
44(1)
Social Hierarchy in New England
45(1)
The Challenge of the Chesapeake Environment
46(1)
Family Life at Risk
46(1)
The Structure of Planter Society
47(1)
Race and Freedom in British America
48(1)
Roots of Slavery
48(2)
Constructing African American Identities
50(1)
Rise of a Commercial Empire
50(1)
Response to Economic Competition
51(1)
Regulating Colonial Trade
51(2)
Colonial Factions Spark Political Revolt, 1676--1691
53(1)
Civil War in Virginia: Bacon's Rebellion
53(1)
The Glorious Revolution in the Bay Colony
54(1)
Contagion of Witchcraft
55(1)
The Glorious Revolution in New York and Maryland
55(1)
Conclusion: Local Aspirations Within an Atlantic Empire
56(2)
Experience of Empire: Eighteenth-Century America
58(24)
Constructing an Anglo-American Identity: The Journal of William Byrd
58(24)
Growth and Diversity
60(1)
Scots-Irish and Germans
60(1)
Convict Settlers
61(1)
Native Americans Stake Out a Middle Ground
61(1)
Spanish Borderlands of the Eighteenth Century
62(1)
Conquering the Northern Frontier
63(1)
Peoples of the Spanish Borderlands
63(1)
The Impact of European Ideas on American Culture
64(1)
Provincial Cities
64(1)
American Enlightenment
65(1)
Economic Transformation
66(1)
Birth of a Consumer Society
67(1)
Religious Revivals in Provincial Societies
68(1)
The Great Awakening
68(1)
The Voice of Popular Religion
68(2)
Clash of Political Cultures
70(1)
The Theory and the Reality of British Politics
70(1)
Governing the Colonies: The American Experience
70(1)
Colonial Assemblies
71(1)
Century of Imperial War
72(1)
King William's and Queen Anne's Wars
72(1)
King George's War and Its Aftermath
73(1)
Albany Congress and Braddock's Defeat
74(1)
Seven Years' War
74(3)
Conclusion: Rule Britannia?
77(3)
We Americans
Learning to Live with Diversity in the Eighteenth Century: What Is an American?
80(2)
The American Revolution: From Elite Protest to Popular Revolt, 1763--1783
82(21)
Rethinking the Meaning of Equality
82(21)
Structure of Colonial Society
83(1)
Breakdown of Political Trust
83(1)
No Taxation Without Representation: The American Perspective
84(1)
Eroding the Bonds of Empire
85(1)
Popular Protest
86(1)
Fueling the Crisis
87(1)
Fatal Show of Force
88(1)
Last Days of the Old Order, 1770--1773
89(1)
The Final Provocation: The Boston Tea Party
90(1)
Steps Toward Independence
91(1)
Shots Heard Around the World
91(1)
Beginning ``The World Over Again''
91(2)
Fighting for Independence
93(1)
Testing the American Will
94(1)
Victory in a Year of Defeat
95(1)
The French Alliance
96(1)
The Final Campaign
97(1)
The Loyalist Dilemma
98(1)
Winning the Peace
99(2)
Conclusion: Preserving Independence
101(2)
The Republican Experiment
103(23)
A New Moral Order
103(23)
Defining Republican Culture
104(1)
Living in the Shadow of Revolution
105(1)
Social and Political Reform
105(1)
African Americans in the New Republic
106(1)
The Challenge of Women's Rights
107(1)
The States: Experiments in Republicanism
108(1)
Blueprints for State Government
108(1)
Power to the People
109(1)
Stumbling Toward a New National Government
109(1)
Articles of Confederation
110(1)
Western Land: Key to the First Constitution
110(2)
Northwest Ordinance: The Confederation's Major Achievement
112(1)
Strengthening Federal Authority
113(1)
The Nationalist Critique
114(1)
Diplomatic Humiliation
115(1)
``Have We Fought for This?''
116(1)
A Crisis Mentality
116(1)
The Philadelphia Convention
117(1)
Inventing a Federal Republic
117(1)
Compromise Saves the Convention
118(1)
Compromising with Slavery
119(1)
Whose Constitution? Struggle for Ratification
120(1)
Federalists and Antifederalists
120(2)
Adding the Bill of Rights
122(1)
Conclusion: Success Depends on the People
123(3)
Democracy in Distress: The Violence of Party Politics, 1788--1800
126(20)
Partisan Passions
126(20)
Power of Public Opinion
127(1)
Principle and Pragmatism: Establishing a New Government
127(2)
Conflicting Visions: Jefferson and Hamilton
129(1)
Hamilton's Plan for Prosperity and Security
130(1)
Funding and Assumption
130(1)
Interpreting the Constitution: The Bank Controversy
131(1)
Setback for Hamilton
131(1)
Charges of Treason: The Battle over Foreign Affairs
132(1)
The Peril of Neutrality
132(1)
Jay's Treaty Sparks Domestic Unrest
133(1)
Pushing the Native Americans Aside
134(1)
Popular Political Culture
135(1)
Whiskey Rebellion: Charges of Republican Conspiracy
136(1)
Washington's Farewell
136(1)
The Adams Presidency
137(1)
The XYZ Affair and Domestic Politics
137(1)
Crushing Political Dissent
138(1)
Silencing Political Opposition: The Alien and Sedition Acts
139(1)
Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions
139(2)
Adams's Finest Hour
141(1)
The Peaceful Revolution: The Election of 1800
141(1)
Conclusion: Danger of Political Extremism
142(2)
We Americans
Counting the People: The Federal Census of 1790
144(2)
Republican Ascendancy: The Jeffersonian Vision
146(19)
Limits of Equality
146(19)
Regional Identities in a New Republic
147(1)
Westward the Course of Empire
147(1)
Commercial Life in the Cities
148(1)
Jefferson as President
149(1)
Jeffersonian Reforms
150(1)
The Louisiana Purchase
150(2)
The Lewis and Clark Expedition
152(1)
Conflict with the Barbary States
152(1)
Jefferson's Critics
153(1)
Attack on the Judges
153(1)
Politics of Desperation
154(1)
Murder and Conspiracy: The Curious Career of Aaron Burr
154(1)
The Slave Trade
155(1)
Embarrassments Overseas
156(1)
Embargo Divides the Nation
157(1)
A New Administration Goes to War
158(1)
Fumbling Toward Conflict
159(1)
The Strange War of 1812
159(2)
Hartford Convention: The Demise of the Federalists
161(1)
Treaty of Ghent Ends the War
161(2)
Conclusion: Republican Legacy
163(2)
Nation Building and Nationalism
165(19)
A Revolutionary War Hero Revisits America in 1824
165(19)
Expansion and Migration
166(1)
Extending the Boundaries
166(2)
Settlement to the Mississippi
168(1)
The People and Culture of the Frontier
169(1)
A Revolution in Transportation
170(1)
Roads and Steamboats
170(1)
The Canal Boom
171(2)
Emergence of a Market Economy
173(1)
The Beginning of Commercial Agriculture
173(1)
Commerce and Banking
174(1)
Early Industrialism
174(2)
The Politics of Nation Building After the War of 1812
176(1)
The Republicans in Power
176(1)
Monroe as President
177(1)
The Missouri Compromise
177(2)
Postwar Nationalism and the Supreme Court
179(1)
Nationalism in Foreign Policy: The Monroe Doctrine
180(1)
The Troubled Presidency of John Quincy Adams
181(1)
Conclusion: The End of the Era of Good Feelings
182(2)
The Triumph of White Men's Democracy
184(20)
Democratic Space: The New Hotels
184(20)
Democracy in Theory and Practice
185(1)
Democracy and Society
185(1)
Democratic Culture
186(3)
The Democratic Ferment
189(1)
Jackson and the Politics of Democracy
190(1)
The Election of 1824 and J. Q. Adams's Administration
190(1)
Jackson Comes to Power
191(1)
Indian Removal
192(1)
The Nullification Crisis
193(2)
The Bank War and the Second Party System
195(1)
Biddle, the Bank Veto, and the Election of 1832
195(2)
Killing the Bank
197(1)
The Emergence of the Whigs
197(1)
The Rise and Fall of Van Buren
198(2)
Heyday of the Second Party System
200(1)
Conclusion: Tocqueville's Wisdom
201(3)
Slaves and Masters
204(22)
Nat Turner's Rebellion: A Turning Point in the Slave South
204(22)
The Divided Society of the Old South
205(1)
The World of Southern Blacks
205(1)
Slaves' Daily Life and Labor
206(1)
Slave Families, Kinship, and Community
207(1)
African American Religion
208(1)
Resistance and Rebellion
209(1)
Free Blacks in the Old South
210(2)
White Society in the Antebellum South
212(1)
The Planters' World
212(1)
Planters and Paternalism
213(1)
Small Slaveholders
214(1)
Yeoman Farmers
214(1)
A Closed Mind and a Closed Society
215(1)
Slavery and the Southern Economy
216(1)
The Internal Slave Trade
216(1)
The Rise of the Cotton Kingdom
217(2)
Slavery and Industrialization
219(1)
The ``Profitability'' Issue
220(2)
Conclusion: Worlds in Conflict
222(2)
We Americans
Women of Southern Households
224(2)
The Pursuit of Perfection
226(18)
Redeeming the Middle Class
226(18)
The Rise of Evangelicalism
227(1)
The Second Great Awakening: The Frontier Phase
227(1)
The Second Great Awakening in the North
228(1)
From Revivalism to Reform
229(2)
Domesticity and Changes in the American Family
231(1)
Marriage for Love
231(1)
The Cult of Domesticity
232(1)
The Discovery of Childhood
233(1)
Institutional Reform
234(1)
The Extension of Education
234(1)
Discovering the Asylum
235(1)
Reform Turns Radical
236(1)
Divisions in the Benevolent Empire
236(1)
The Abolitionist Enterprise
237(1)
Black Abolitionists
238(1)
From Abolitionism to Women's Rights
239(1)
Radical Ideas and Experiments
239(2)
Conclusion: Counterpoint on Reform
241(3)
An Age of Expansionism
244(22)
The Spirit of Young America
244(22)
Movement to the Far West
245(1)
Borderlands of the 1830s
245(2)
The Texas Revolution
247(1)
The Republic of Texas
247(1)
Trails of Trade and Settlement
248(1)
The Mormon Trek
249(2)
Manifest Destiny and the Mexican-American War
251(1)
Tyler and Texas
251(1)
The Triumph of Polk and Annexation
251(1)
The Doctrine of Manifest Destiny
252(1)
Polk and the Oregon Question
253(1)
War with Mexico
254(1)
Settlement of the Mexican-American War
255(1)
Internal Expansionism
256(1)
The Triumph of the Railroad
257(1)
The Industrial Revolution Takes Off
257(2)
Mass Immigration Begins
259(1)
The New Working Class
260(2)
Conclusion: The Costs of Expansion
262(2)
We Americans
The Irish in Boston, 1845--1865
264(2)
The Sectional Crisis
266(21)
The Brooks--Sumner Brawl in Congress
266(21)
The Compromise of 1850
267(1)
The Problem of Slavery in the Mexican Cession
267(1)
The Wilmot Proviso Launches the Free-Soil Movement
267(1)
Squatter Sovereignty and the Election of 1848
268(1)
Taylor Takes Charge
268(1)
Forging a Compromise
269(1)
Political Upheaval, 1852--1856
270(1)
The Party System in Crisis
271(1)
The Kansas-Nebraska Act Raises a Storm
271(2)
An Appeal to Nativism: The Know-Nothing Episode
273(1)
Kansas and the Rise of the Republicans
274(1)
Sectional Division in the Election of 1856
275(1)
The House Divided, 1857--1860
275(1)
Cultural Sectionalism
276(1)
The Dred Scott Case
276(1)
The Lecompton Controversy
277(1)
Debating the Morality of Slavery
278(1)
The South's Crisis of Fear
278(2)
The Election of 1860
280(1)
Conclusion: Explaining the Crisis
281(4)
We Americans
Hispanic America After 1848: A Case Study in Majority Rule
285(2)
Secession and the Civil War
287(23)
The Emergence of Lincoln
287(23)
The Storm Gathers
288(1)
The Deep South Secedes
288(2)
The Failure of Compromise
290(1)
And the War Came
290(2)
Adjusting to Total War
292(1)
Prospects, Plans, and Expectations
292(1)
Mobilizing the Home Fronts
293(2)
Political Leadership: Northern Success and Southern Failure
295(2)
Early Campaigns and Battles
297(2)
The Diplomatic Struggle
299(1)
Fight to the Finish
300(1)
The Coming of Emancipation
300(1)
African Americans and the War
301(1)
The Tide Turns
301(2)
Last Stages of the Conflict
303(2)
Effects of the War
305(2)
Conclusion: An Organizational Revolution
307(3)
The Agony of Reconstruction
310(21)
Robert Smalls and Black Politicians During Reconstruction
310(21)
The President versus Congress
311(1)
Wartime Reconstruction
312(1)
Andrew Johnson at the Helm
313(1)
Congress Takes the Initiative
314(1)
Congressional Reconstruction Plan Enacted
315(1)
The Impeachment Crisis
316(1)
Reconstructing Southern Society
317(1)
Reorganizing Land and Labor
317(1)
Black Codes: A New Name for Slavery?
318(1)
Republican Rule in the South
319(1)
Claiming Public and Private Rights
320(2)
Retreat from Reconstruction
322(1)
Rise of the Money Question
322(1)
Final Efforts of Reconstruction
323(2)
Spoilsmen versus Reformers
325(1)
Reunion and the New South
326(1)
The Compromise of 1877
326(1)
``Redeeming'' a New South
327(1)
The Rise of Jim Crow
328(1)
Conclusion: The ``Unfinished Revolution''
329(2)
The West: Exploiting an Empire
331(22)
Lean Bear's Changing West
331(22)
Beyond the Frontier
332(1)
Crushing the Native Americans
332(1)
Life of the Plains Indians
333(1)
``As Long as Waters Run'': Searching for an Indian Policy
333(2)
Final Battles on the Plains
335(1)
The End of Tribal Life
335(2)
Settlement of the West
337(1)
Men and Women on the Overland Trail
337(1)
Land for the Taking
338(2)
The Spanish-Speaking Southwest
340(1)
The Bonanza West
340(1)
The Mining Bonanza
341(2)
Gold from the Roots Up: The Cattle Bonanza
343(2)
Sodbusters on the Plains: The Farming Bonanza
345(1)
New Farming Methods
346(1)
Discontent on the Farm
346(1)
The Final Fling
347(1)
Conclusion: The Meaning of the West
347(4)
We Americans
Blacks in Blue: The Buffalo Soldiers in the West
351(2)
The Industrial Society
353(18)
A Machine Culture
353(18)
Industrial Development
354(1)
An Empire on Rails
355(1)
Building the Empire
356(1)
Linking the Nation via Trunk Lines
356(1)
Rails Across the Continent
357(1)
Problems of Growth
357(1)
An Industrial Empire
358(1)
Carnegie and Steel
358(1)
Rockefeller and Oil
359(2)
The Business of Invention
361(1)
The Sellers
362(1)
The Wage Earners
363(1)
Working Men, Working Women, Working Children
363(1)
Culture of Work
364(1)
Labor Unions
365(1)
Labor Unrest
366(2)
Conclusion: Industrialization's Benefits and Costs
368(3)
Toward an Urban Society, 1877--1900
371(19)
The Overcrowded City
371(19)
The Lure of the City
372(1)
Skyscrapers and Suburbs
372(1)
Tenements and the Problems of Overcrowding
373(1)
Strangers in a New Land
373(1)
Immigrants and the City
374(1)
The House That Tweed Built
375(1)
Social and Cultural Change, 1877--1900
376(1)
Manners and Mores
377(1)
Leisure and Entertainment
378(1)
Changes in Family Life
379(1)
Changing Views: A Growing Assertiveness Among Women
380(1)
Educating the Masses
380(1)
Higher Education
381(2)
The Stirrings of Reform
383(1)
New Currents in Social Thought
383(2)
The Settlement Houses
385(1)
A Crisis in Social Welfare
385(1)
Conclusion: The Pluralistic Society
386(2)
We Americans
Ellis Island: Isle of Hope, Isle of Tears
388(2)
Political Realignments in the 1890s
390(17)
Hardship and Heartache
390(17)
Politics of Stalemate
391(1)
The Party Deadlock
391(1)
Experiments in the States
392(1)
Reestablishing Presidential Power
392(1)
Republicans in Power: The Billion-Dollar Congress
393(1)
The Rise of the Populist Movement
394(1)
The Farm Problem
394(1)
The Fast-Growing Farmers' Alliance
395(1)
The People's Party
396(1)
The Crisis of the Depression
396(1)
Coxey's Army and the Pullman Strike
397(1)
The Miners of the Midwest
397(2)
A Beleaguered President
399(1)
Breaking the Party Deadlock
399(1)
Changing Attitudes
399(1)
``Everybody Works But Father''
400(1)
Changing Themes in Literature
400(1)
The Presidential Election of 1896
401(1)
The Mystique of Silver
401(1)
The Campaign and Election
401(2)
The McKinley Administration
403(1)
Conclusion: A Decade's Dramatic Changes
404(3)
Toward Empire
407(19)
Roosevelt and the Rough Riders
407(19)
America Looks Outward
408(1)
Catching the Spirit of Empire
408(1)
Foreign Policy Approaches, 1867--1900
409(2)
The Lure of Hawaii and Samoa
411(1)
The New Navy
412(1)
War with Spain
413(1)
A War for Principle
413(2)
``A Splendid Little War''
415(1)
``Smoked Yankees''
415(1)
The Course of the War
416(2)
Acquisition of Empire
418(1)
Guerrilla Warfare in the Philippines
419(2)
Governing the Empire
421(1)
The Open Door
422(2)
Conclusion: Outcome of the War with Spain
424(2)
The Progressive Era
426(16)
Muckrakers Call for Reform
426(16)
The Changing Face of Industrialism
427(1)
The Innovative Model T
427(1)
The Burgeoning Trusts
428(1)
Managing the Machines
428(1)
Society's Masses
429(1)
Better Times on the Farm
430(1)
Women and Children at Work
431(1)
The Niagara Movement and the NAACP
432(1)
``I Hear the Whistle'': Immigrants in the Labor Force
432(2)
Conflict in the Workplace
434(1)
A New Urban Culture
435(2)
Popular Pastimes
437(1)
Experimentation in the Arts
438(2)
Conclusion: A Ferment of Discovery and Reform
440(2)
From Roosevelt to Wilson in the Age of Progressivism
442(22)
The Republicans Split
442(22)
The Spirit of Progressivism
443(1)
The Rise of the Professions
443(1)
The Social-Justice Movement
444(1)
The Purity Crusade
445(1)
Woman Suffrage, Women's Rights
445(1)
A Ferment of Ideas: Challenging the Status Quo
446(2)
Reform in the Cities and States
448(1)
Interest Groups and the Decline of Popular Politics
448(1)
Reform in the Cities
449(1)
Action in the States
450(1)
The Republican Roosevelt
451(1)
Busting the Trusts
451(1)
``Square Deal'' in the Coalfields
452(1)
Roosevelt Progressivism at Its Height
453(1)
The Ordeal of William Howard Taft
454(1)
Party Insurgency
455(1)
The Ballinger-Pinchot Affair
456(1)
Taft Alienates the Progressives
456(1)
Differing Philosophies in the Election of 1912
457(1)
Woodrow Wilson's New Freedom
458(1)
The New Freedom in Action
458(1)
Wilson Moves Toward the New Nationalism
459(2)
Conclusion: The Fruits of Progressivism
461(3)
The Nation at War
464(22)
The Sinking of the Lusitania
464(22)
A New World Power
465(1)
``I Took the Canal Zone''
465(1)
The Roosevelt Corollary
466(1)
Ventures in the Far East
467(1)
Foreign Policy Under Wilson
468(1)
Conducting Moral Diplomacy
468(1)
Troubles Across the Border
468(2)
Toward War
470(1)
The Neutrality Policy
470(1)
Freedom of the Seas
471(1)
The U-Boat Threat
471(1)
``He Kept Us Out of War''
472(1)
The Final Months of Peace
472(2)
Over There
474(1)
Mobilization
474(1)
War in the Trenches
474(2)
Over Here
476(1)
The Conquest of Convictions
476(1)
A Bureaucratic War
477(1)
Labor in the War
478(1)
The Treaty of Versailles
479(1)
A Peace at Paris
480(2)
Rejection in the Senate
482(1)
Conclusion: Postwar Disillusionment
483(3)
Transition to Modern America
486(17)
Wheels for the Millions
486(17)
The Second Industrial Revolution
487(1)
The Automobile Industry
487(1)
Patterns of Economic Growth
488(1)
Economic Weaknesses
489(1)
City Life in the Jazz Age
490(1)
Women and the Family
490(1)
The Roaring Twenties
491(1)
Flowering of the Arts
492(1)
The Rural Counterattack
493(1)
The Fear of Radicalism
494(1)
Prohibition
495(1)
The Ku Klux Klan
495(1)
Immigration Restriction
496(1)
The Fundamentalist Challenge
497(1)
Politics of the 1920s
498(1)
Harding, Coolidge, and Hoover
498(1)
Republican Policies
499(1)
The Divided Democrats
499(1)
The Election of 1928
500(1)
Conclusion: The Old and the New
501(2)
Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal
503(19)
The Struggle Against Despair
503(19)
The Great Depression
504(1)
The Great Crash
504(1)
Effect of the Depression
505(1)
Fighting the Depression
506(1)
Hoover and Voluntarism
506(1)
The Emergence of Roosevelt
507(1)
The Hundred Days
507(1)
Roosevelt and Recovery
508(1)
Roosevelt and Relief
509(2)
Roosevelt and Reform
511(1)
Challenges to FDR
511(1)
Social Security
512(1)
Labor Legislation
513(1)
Impact of the New Deal
513(1)
Rise of Organized Labor
513(2)
The New Deal Record on Help to Minorities
515(1)
Women at Work
515(1)
End of the New Deal
516(1)
The Election of 1936
516(1)
The Supreme Court Fight
517(1)
The New Deal in Decline
517(1)
Conclusion: Evaluation of the New Deal
518(4)
America and the World, 1921--1945
522(21)
A Pact Without Power
522(21)
Retreat, Reversal, and Rivalry
523(1)
Retreat in Europe
523(1)
Cooperation in Latin America
524(1)
Rivalry in Asia
524(1)
Isolationism
525(1)
The Lure of Pacifism and Neutrality
526(1)
War in Europe
526(2)
The Road to War
528(1)
From Neutrality to Undeclared War
528(1)
Showdown in the Pacific
529(2)
Turning the Tide Against the Axis
531(1)
Wartime Partnerships
532(1)
Halting the German Blitz
532(2)
Checking Japan in the Pacific
534(1)
The Home Front
535(1)
The Arsenal of Democracy
535(1)
A Nation on the Move
536(2)
Win-the-War Politics
538(1)
Victory
538(1)
War Aims and Wartime Diplomacy
539(1)
Triumph and Tragedy in the Pacific
540(1)
Conclusion: The Transforming Power of War
541(2)
The Onset of the Cold War
543(22)
The Potsdam Summit
543(22)
The Cold War Begins
544(1)
The Division of Europe
544(1)
Withholding Economic Aid
545(1)
The Atomic Dilemma
546(1)
Containment
546(1)
The Truman Doctrine
547(1)
The Marshall Plan
547(1)
The Western Military Alliance
548(1)
The Berlin Blockade
549(1)
The Cold War Expands
550(1)
The Military Dimension
550(1)
The Cold War in Asia
551(1)
The Korean War
552(2)
The Cold War at Home
554(1)
Truman's Troubles and Vindication
554(1)
The Loyalty Issue
555(1)
McCarthyism in Action
556(1)
The Republicans in Power
557(1)
Eisenhower Wages the Cold War
558(1)
Entanglement in Indochina
558(1)
Containing China
559(1)
Turmoil in the Middle East
560(1)
Covert Actions
560(1)
Waging Peace
561(1)
Conclusion: The Continuing Cold War
562(3)
Affluence and Anxiety
565(12)
Levittown: The Flight to the Suburbs
565(12)
The Postwar Boom
566(1)
Postwar Prosperity
566(1)
Life in the Suburbs
567(1)
The Good Life?
568(1)
Areas of Greatest Growth
568(1)
Critics of the Consumer Society
568(1)
The Reaction to Sputnik
569(1)
Farewell to Reform
570(1)
Truman and the Fair Deal
570(1)
Eisenhower's Modern Republicanism
570(2)
The Struggle over Civil Rights
572(1)
Civil Rights as a Political Issue
572(1)
Desegregating the Schools
573(1)
The Beginnings of Black Activism
573(2)
Conclusion: Restoring National Confidence
575(2)
The Turbulent Sixties
577(30)
Kennedy versus Nixon: The First Televised Presidential Candidate Debate
577(30)
Kennedy Intensifies the Cold War
578(1)
Flexible Response
578(1)
Crisis over Berlin
579(1)
Containment in Southeast Asia
579(1)
Containing Castro: The Bay of Pigs Fiasco
580(1)
Containing Castro: The Cuban Missile Crisis
581(1)
The New Frontier at Home
582(1)
The Congressional Obstacle and Economic Advance
582(1)
Moving Slowly on Civil Rights
583(1)
``I Have a Dream''
584(1)
The Supreme Court and Reform
585(1)
``Let Us Continue''
586(1)
Johnson in Action
586(1)
The Election of 1964
587(1)
The Triumph of Reform
588(1)
Johnson Escalates the Vietnam War
589(1)
The Vietnam Dilemma
590(1)
Escalation
590(2)
Stalemate
592(1)
Years of Turmoil
593(1)
The Student Revolt
593(1)
Protesting the Vietnam War
594(1)
The Cultural Revolution
595(1)
``Black Power''
595(1)
Ethnic Nationalism
596(1)
Women's Liberation
597(1)
The Return of Richard Nixon
598(1)
Vietnam Undermines Lyndon Johnson
598(1)
Democrats Divided
599(2)
The Republican Resurgence
601(1)
Conclusion: The End of an Era
601(4)
We Americans
Unintended Consequences: The Second Great Migration
605(2)
A Crisis in Confidence, 1969--1980
607(22)
The Watergate Break-in
607(22)
Nixon in Power
608(1)
Reshaping the Great Society
608(1)
Nixonomics
609(1)
Building a Republican Majority
610(1)
In Search of Detente
610(1)
Ending the Vietnam War
611(1)
The Crisis of Democracy
612(1)
The Election of 1972
612(1)
The Watergate Scandal
613(1)
Energy and the Economy
614(1)
The October War
614(1)
The Oil Shocks
615(1)
The Search for an Energy Policy
616(1)
The Great Inflation
617(1)
The Shifting American Economy
617(1)
Private Lives---Public Issues
618(1)
The Changing American Family
618(1)
Gains and Setbacks for Women
618(2)
The Gay Liberation Movement
620(2)
Politics After Watergate
622(1)
The Ford Administration and the 1976 Campaign
622(1)
Disenchantment with Carter
623(1)
From Detente to Renewed Cold War
624(1)
Retreat in Asia
624(1)
Accommodation in Latin America
624(1)
The Quest for Peace in the Middle East
625(1)
The Cold War Resumes
626(1)
Conclusion: A Failed Presidency
627(2)
The Republican Resurgence, 1980--1992
629(25)
Reagan and the Rise of Conservatism
629(25)
Reagan in Power
630(1)
The Reagan Victory
631(1)
Cutting Spending and Taxes
632(1)
Limiting the Role of Government
633(1)
Reaganomics
634(1)
Recession and Recovery
634(1)
The Growing Deficit
634(1)
The Rich Grow Richer
635(1)
Reagan Affirmed
636(1)
Reagan and the World
637(1)
Challenging the ``Evil Empire''
638(1)
Turmoil in the Middle East
638(1)
Confrontation in Central America
639(2)
Trading Arms for Hostages
641(1)
Reagan the Peacemaker
642(1)
Social Dilemmas
643(1)
The AIDS Epidemic
643(2)
The War on Drugs
645(1)
Passing the Torch to Bush
646(1)
The Changing Palace Guard
646(1)
The Election of 1988
647(1)
Bush's Domestic Agenda
648(1)
The End of the Cold War
649(1)
Waging Peace
650(2)
Conclusion: Republican Economic Woes
652(2)
America in Flux
654
The Buck Starts Here
654
The Changing American Population
655(1)
A People on the Move
656(1)
The Revival of Immigration
657(1)
The Surging Hispanics
657(1)
Advance and Retreat for African Americans
658(1)
Americans from Asia and the Middle East
659(1)
Melting Pot or Multiethnic Diversity?
660(1)
Democratic Revival
661(1)
The Election of 1992
661(1)
Economic Recovery
662(1)
President versus Congress
663(2)
Contract with America
665(1)
The Clinton Rebound
666(1)
Clinton and the World
667(1)
Global Tensions in the Post--Cold War Era
668(1)
Intervening in Somalia and Haiti
669(1)
Halting Civil War in Bosnia
669(2)
Saving Kosovo
671(1)
The End of the Century
672(1)
From Deficit to Surplus
672(1)
Violence in the 1990s
673(2)
Shadow on the White House
675(1)
The New Millennium
676(1)
The Disputed Election of 2000
677(2)
Bush's Domestic Agenda
679(2)
Terrorism: Attack and Counterattack
681(3)
The New American Empire?
684(3)
Conclusion: The American Century?
687
Appendix 1(1)
Credits 1(1)
Index 1


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