9780131992498

American Journey, The: Teaching and Learning Classroom Edition, Volume 2

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  • ISBN13:

    9780131992498

  • ISBN10:

    013199249X

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2007
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

Written in a clear, engaging style with a straightforward chronological organization,The American Journeyintroduces readers to the key features of American political, social, and economic history. This new edition focuses more closely on the theme of the American journey, showing that our attempt to live up to and with our ideals is an ongoing process that has become ever more inclusive of different groups and ideas.Covering the period of Reconstruction after the Civil War to the present, and including the events of 9/11/2001, prominent coverage is given to politics, religion and the Great Wars. Hundreds of maps, graphs, and illustrations help readers absorb history and bring it to life.For those interested in a comprehensive study of post-Civil War U.S. history that is presented in a flowing, lively narrative.

Table of Contents

Reconstruction, 1865-1877
A New South: Economic Progress and Social Tradition, 1877-1900
Industry, Immigrants, and Cities, 1870-1900
Transforming the West, 1865-1890
Politics and Government, 1877-1900
The Progressive Era, 1900-1917
Creating an Empire, 1865-1917
America and the Great War, 1914-1920
Toward a Modern America: The 1920s
The Great Depression and the New Deal, 1929-1939
World War II, 1939-1945
The Cold War at Home and Abroad, 1946-1952
The Confident Years, 1953-1964
Shaken to the Roots, 1965-1980
The Reagan Revolution and a Changing World, 1981-1992
Complacency and Crisis, 1993-2003
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