9780547166582

The American Pageant Volume II: Since 1865

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  • ISBN13:

    9780547166582

  • ISBN10:

    0547166583

  • Edition: 14th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/30/2008
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

THE AMERICAN PAGEANT enjoys a reputation as one of the most popular, effective, and entertaining texts in American history. The colorful anecdotes, first-person quotations, and trademark wit bring American history to life. The 14th edition places an even greater emphasis on the global context of American history through a new feature, "Thinking Globally." Revised primary source features excite student interest and help them learn to examine documents the way historians do. Additional pedagogical features make THE AMERICAN PAGEANT accessible to students: part openers and chapter-ending chronologies provide a context for the major periods in American history, while other features present primary sources, scholarly debates, and key historical figures for analysis.

Table of Contents

The Ordeal of Reconstruction, 1865-1877
Forging An Industrial Society, 1869-1909
Political Paralysis in the Gilded Age, 1869-1896
Industry Comes of Age, 1865-1900
America Moves to the City, 1865-1900
The Great West and the Agricultural Revolution, 1865-1896
Empire and Expansion, 1890-1909
Struggling For Justice At Home And Abroad, 1900-1945
Progressivism and the Republican Roosevelt, 1901-1912
Wilsonian Progressivism at Home and Abroad, 1912-1916
The War to End War, 1917-1918
American Life in the "Roaring Twenties," 1919-1929
The Politics of Boom and Bust, 1920-1932
The Great Depression and the New Deal, 1933-1939
Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Shadow of War, 1933-1941
America in World War II, 1941-1945
Making Modern America, 1945 To The Present
The Cold War Begins, 1945-1952
The Eisenhower Era, 1952-1960
The Stormy Sixties, 1960-1968
The Stalemated Seventies, 1968-1980
The Resurgence of Conservatism, 1980-1992
America Confronts the Post-Cold War Era, 1992-2004
The American People Face a New Century
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