9780321084637

America Past and Present: Brief Edition, Volume II (Chapters 16-33)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321084637

  • ISBN10:

    0321084632

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2002
  • Publisher: Longman
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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

Detailed Contents ix
Maps
xvii
Charts, Figures, and Tables xix
Features xix
Preface xxi
Supplements xxv
Acknowledgments xxix
About the Authors xxxi
The Agony of Reconstruction
354(22)
The West: Exploiting an Empire
376(25)
The Industrial Society
401(21)
Toward an Urban Society, 1877-1890
422(23)
Political Realignments in the 1890s
445(19)
Toward Empire
464(21)
The Progressive Era
485(19)
From Roosevelt to Wilson in the Age of Progressivism
504(25)
The Nation at War
529(25)
Transition to Modern America
554(20)
Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal
574(23)
America and the World, 1921-1945
597(25)
The Onset of the Cold War
622(26)
Affluence and Anxiety
648(15)
The Turbulent Sixties
663(35)
A Crisis in Confidence, 1969-1980
698(27)
The Republican Resurgence, 1980-1992
725(31)
America in Flux: The Anxious Nineties
756
Appendix 1(1)
Credits 1(1)
Index 1

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