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The American Storypresents a balanced and manageable overview of the United States as an unfolding story of national development, integrating social and political history into a coherent and compelling narrative. Acknowledging the nation's rich diversity of class, race, gender, and ethnicity, this edition tells the story both of the people who, through their collective and individual endeavors, shaped the past and of the demands that events placed upon them. This text is available in a highly affordable Penguin Academic edition.
Table of Contents
|The Agony of Reconstruction|
|Robert Smalls and Black Politicians During Reconstruction|
|The President Versus Congress|
|Reconstructing Southern Society|
|Retreat from Reconstruction|
|Reunion and the New South|
|Conclusion: Henry McNeal Turner and the "Unfinished Revolution."|
|The West: Exploiting an Empire|
|Lean Bear's Changing West|
|Beyond the Frontier|
|Crushing the Native Americans|
|Settlement of the West|
|The Bonanza West|
|Conclusion: The Meaning of the West|
|The Industrial Society|
|A Machine Culture|
|An Empire on Rails|
|An Industrial Empire|
|The Wage Earners|
|Conclusion: Industrializations Benefits and Costs|
|Toward an Urban Society, 1877-1900|
|The Overcrowded City|
|The Lure of the City|
|Social and Cultural Change, 1877-1900|
|The Stirrings of Reform|
|Conclusion: A Pluralistic Society|
|Political Realignments in the 1890s|
|Hardship and Heartache|
|Politics of Stalemate|
|Republicans in Power: The Billion-Dollar Congress|
|The Rise of the Populist Movement|
|The Crisis of the Depression|
|The Presidential Election of 1896|
|The McKinley Administration|
|Conclusion: A Decade's Dramatic Changes|
|Roosevelt and the Rough Riders|
|America Looks Outward|
|War with Spain|
|Acquisition of Empire|
|Conclusion: Outcome of the War with Spain|
|The Progressive Era|
|Muckrakers Call for Reform|
|The Changing Face of Industrialism|
|Conflict in the Workplace|
|A New Urban Culture|
|Conclusion: A Ferment of Discovery and|
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