9780495915218

American Passages A History of the United States, Volume 2: Since 1865, Brief

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495915218

  • ISBN10:

    0495915211

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-01-01
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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AMERICAN PASSAGES places a unique emphasis on time as the defining nature of history--how events lead to other events, actions, changes, and often-unexpected outcomes. The authors offer readers a sensible, step-by-step, compelling narrative with balanced coverage of political, economic, social, cultural, military, religious, and intellectual history.

Table of Contents

Reconstruction: Its Rise and Fall, 1865-1877
An Economy Transformed: The Rise of Big Business, 1877-1887
Urban Growth and Farm Protest, 1887-1893
A Troubled Nation Expands Outward, 1893-1901
Progressivism: Agendas for Change, 1901-1914
Over There and Over Here: The Impact of World War I, 1914-1921
The Age of Jazz and Mass Culture, 1921-1927
The Great Depression, 1927-1933
The New Deal, 1933-1940
The Second World War, 1939-1945
Postwar America, 1946-1952
The Eisenhower Years, 1953-1960
The Turbulent Years, 1960-1968
Crisis of Confidence, 1969-1980
From Reagan to Clinton, 1981-2000
A Conservative Nation in a Globalizing World, 2000-2010
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