Written by an outstanding team of scholars and teachers, The American People seamlessly weaves together the rich and complex story of the creation and development of the American nation and American society. The narrative integrates discussion of public events such as presidential elections, wars, and reform movements with the private stories of ordinary Americans who participated in and responded to these events. As it unfolds the drama of American history, the Sixth Edition of The American People provides the most current scholarship and highlights the connections between the many factorspolitical, social, economic, technological, religious, cultural, international, and intellectualthat have shaped American society.
16. The Union Reconstructed.
IV. AN INDUSTRIALIZING PEOPLE, 1865-1900.
17. Rural America: The West and the New South.
18. The Rise of Smokestack America.
19. Politics and Reform.
20. Becoming a World Power.
V. A MODERNIZING PEOPLE, 1900-1945.
21. The Progressives Confront Industrial Capitalism.
22. The Great War.
23. Affluence and Anxiety.
24. The Great Depression and the New Deal.
25. World War II.
VI. A RESILIENT PEOPLE, 1945-2002.
26. Postwar Growth at Home, 1945 - 1960.
27. Chills and Fever During the Cold War, 1945 - 1960.
28. Reform and Rebellion in the Turbulent Sixties, 1960 - 1969.
29. Disorder and Discontent, 1969 - 1980.
30. The Revival of Conservatism, 1980 - 1992.
31. The Post-Cold War World.