9780131593077

America Since 1900

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  • ISBN13:

    9780131593077

  • ISBN10:

    0131593072

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/1/2007
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Summary

Broad in scope and written in a lively narrative style, this comprehensive book covers all topics and personalities from the late 19th through the 20th century, and now includes a new chapter covering the momentous events of the dawning 21st century. It focuses on the public life of the American people and on the history of American politics and public policy.The story of America in the 20th century and beyond unfolds chapter by chapter in carefully constructed categories, carving out a time segment. Within each time frame, the particular topics that define an era and give it its historical significance are developed.An accessible book for anyone who wants to understand the major concepts of modern U.S. history.

Table of Contents

Each chapter includes Study Questions, Important Events, Bibliography Essay, and Internet Resources
A Society in Transition
The Progressive Era
The United States Engages the World
The Twenties
The Great Depression
The New Deal
Diplomacy Between Wars
World War II
The Cold War
The Age Consensus
The Sixties
Calming Down
An Era of Limits
America Revived
Going Global
The New Millennium Appendices A through G
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