American People, Brief Edition, The: Creating a Nation and a Society, Volume II (Chapters 17-31)

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2003
  • Publisher: Longman
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Table of Contents


17. The Realities of Rural America.
Recovering the Past: Magazines.

18. The Rise of Smokestack America.
Technology Changes the American People: The Flush Toilet.

19. Politics and Reform.
Technology Changes the American People: The Bicycle.

20. Becoming a World Power.
Recovering the Past: Political Cartoons.


21. The Progressives Confront Industrial Capitalism.
Recovering the Past: Documentary Photographs.

22. The Great War.
Recovering the Past: Government Propaganda.

23. Affluence and Anxiety.
Technology Changes the American People: Wireless Communication.

24. The Great Depression and the New Deal.
Recovering the Past: Movies.

25. World War II.
Technology Changes the American People: Plastics.


26. Postwar Growth and Social Change.
Technology Changes the American People: Air Conditioning.

27. Chills and Fever During the Cold War.
Recovering the Past: Public Opinion Polls.

28. High Water and Ebb Tide of the Liberal State.
Recovering the Past: Television.

29. The Struggle for Social Reform.
Recovering the Past: Popular Music.

30. The Revival of Conservatism.
Technology Changes the American People: The Internet and the World Wide Web.

31. The Post-Cold War World.
Recovering the Past: Autobiography.

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