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American People, The: Creating a Nation and a Society, Volume II (since 1865) (Book Alone)by Nash, Gary B.; Jeffrey, Julie Roy; Howe, John R.; Frederick, Peter J.; Davis, Allen F.; Winkler, Allan M.; Mires, Charlene; Pestana, Carla Gardina
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Providing students with a thought-provoking account of Americars"s past,The American Peopleexamines how American society assumed its present shape and developed its present forms of government.A strong social emphasis underscores the "humanness" of America's history as revealed through the everyday lives of ordinary Americans. In addition, Recovering the Past essays acquaint students with the work that historians do by introducing them to the fascinating variety of materials that historians use to understand and interpret the past. Two new primary source features, "American Voices" and "How Others See Us" enliven the narrative with short passages from both ordinary and extraordinary Americans or from outsiders commenting on the American nation or its people.For anyone interested in a survey of United States History.
Table of Contents
|An Expanding People, 1820-1877|
|The Union Reconstructed|
|An Industrializing People, 1865-1900|
|Rural America: The West and the New South|
|The Rise of Smokestack America|
|Politics and Reform|
|Becoming a World Power|
|A Modernizing People, 1900-1945|
|The Progressives Confront Industrial Capitalism|
|The Great War|
|Affluence and Anxiety|
|The Great Depression and the New Deal|
|World War II|
|A Resilient People, 1945-2002|
|Postwar America at Home, 1945-1960|
|Chills and Fever During the Cold War, 1945-1960|
|Reform and Rebellion in the Turbulent Sixties, 1960-1969|
|Disorder and Discontent, 1969-1980|
|The Revival of Conservatism, 1980-1992|
|The Post-Cold War World, 1992-2005|
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