9780321365712

America Past and Present, Brief Edition, Volume II (since 1865), Primary Source Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321365712

  • ISBN10:

    0321365712

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2005
  • Publisher: Longman
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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

Additional Primary Sources are listed at the end of this Table of Contents
The Agony of Reconstruction
Robert Smalls and Black Politicians During Reconstruction
The President Versus Congress
Reconstructing Southern Society
Retreat from Reconstruction
Reunion and the New South
Conclusion: The "Unfinished Revolution"
The West: Exploiting an Empire
Lean Bear's Changing West
Beyond the Frontier
Crushing the Native Americans
Settlement of the West
The Bonanza West
Conclusion: The Meaning of the West
The Industrial Society
A Machine Culture
Industrial Development
An Empire on Rails
An Industrial Empire
The Sellers
The Wage Earners
Conclusion: Industrializations Benefits and Costs
Toward an Urban Society, 1877-1900
The Overcrowded City
The Lure of the City
Social and Cultural Change, 1877-1900
The Stirrings of Reform
Conclusion: A Pluralistic Society
We Americans: Ellis Island: Isle of Hope, Isle of Tears
Political Realignments in the 1890s
Hardship and Heartache
Politics of Stalemate
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