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America Past and Present, Brief Edition, Combined Volumeby Divine, Robert A.; Breen, T. H. H.; Fredrickson, George M.; Williams, R. Hal; Gross, Ariela J.; Roberts, Randy J.; Brands, H. W. A.
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This is the 7th edition with a publication date of 1/1/2007.
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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 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 students and instructors alike.
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|
|An Empire on Rails|
|An Industrial Empire|
|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|
|Republicans in Power: The Billion-Dollar Congress|
|The Rise of the Populist Movement|
|The Crisis of the Depression|
|The Presidential Election of 1896|
|The McKinley Administration|
|Conclusion: A Decade's Dramatic Changes|
|Roosevelt and the Rough Riders|
|America Looks Outward|
|War with Spain|
|Acquisition of Empire|
|Conclusion: Outcome of the War with Spain|
|The Progressive Era|
|Muckrakers' Call for Reform|
|The Changing Face of Industrialism|
|Conflict in the Workplace|
|A New Urban Culture|
|Conclusion: A Ferment of Discovery and Reform|
|From Roosevelt to Wilson in the Age of Progressivism|
|The Republicans' Split|
|The Spirit of Progressivism|
|Reform in the Cities and States|
|The Republican Roosevelt|
|Roosevelt Progressivism at Its Height. &|
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