9781319060596

America's History: Concise Edition, Volume 2

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  • Copyright: 2017-08-15
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Summary

Known for its clear, insightful analytical narrative and balanced approach, America’s History, Concise Edition is a brief, affordable text that brings America’s diverse past to life. The Concise Edition features the full narrative of the parent text, select images and maps, built-in primary sources and skills-based pedagogy that gives students practice in thinking historically. Enhanced with a wealth of digital content in LaunchPad, the ninth edition provides easily assignable options for instructors and novel ways for students to master the content. Integrated with LearningCurve's, an adaptive online resource that helps students retain the material and come to class prepared.

Table of Contents

Please note:
Volume 1 includes Chapters 1-15
Volume 2 includes Chapters 14-30



NOTE: LaunchPad material that does not appear in the print book – including guided reading exercises, source feature quizzes, LearningCurve adaptive quizzes, summative quizzes, all of the documents from the companion reader – has been labeled on this table of contents as shown. Each chapter in LaunchPad also comes with a wealth of additional documents, videos, key terms flashcards, map quizzes, and much more, all of which can be easily integrated and assigned.


Preface


Versions and Supplements


Brief Contents


Contents


Maps, Figures, and Tables



14. Reconstruction, 1865–1877


Guided Reading Exercise LaunchPad


The Struggle for National Reconstruction


Presidential Approaches: From Lincoln to Johnson


Congress Versus the President


Radical Reconstruction


Women’s Rights Denied


The Meaning of Freedom


The Quest for Land


Republican Governments in the South


Building Black Communities


The Undoing of Reconstruction


The Republicans Unravel


Counterrevolution in the South


Reconstruction Rolled Back


The Political Crisis of 1877


Lasting Legacies


Chapter Review


LearningCurve LaunchPad


America in Global Context Labor Laws After Emancipation: Haiti and the United States


Quiz for America in Global Context LaunchPad


Thinking Like a Historian The South’s "Lost Cause"


Quiz for Thinking Like a Historian LaunchPad


Interpretations How Free Were Freedwomen in Reconstruction?


Quiz for Interpretations LaunchPad


Analyzing Voices The Impact of Terror LaunchPad


Quiz for Analyzing Voices LaunchPad


Summative Quiz LaunchPad


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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 14 LaunchPad


Document 14-1: ABRAHAM LINCOLN, Last Public Address (1865)


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Document 14-2: BETTY POWERS, Federal Writers’ Project Interview (c. 1936)


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Document 14-3: FRANCES BUTLER LEIGH, Letter to a Friend in England (1867)


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Document 14-4: CHARLES FRANCIS ADAMS JR., The Protection of the Ballot in National Elections (1869)


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Document 14-5: THOMAS NAST, Colored Rule in a Reconstructed State (1874)


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Document 14-6: ROBERT BROWNE ELLIOTT, Speech to Congress (1874)


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15. Conquering a Continent, 1860–1890


Guided Reading Exercise LaunchPad


The Republican Vision


The New Union and the World


Integrating the National Economy


Incorporating the West


Mining Empires


Cattlemen on the Plains


Homesteaders


The First National Park


A Harvest of Blood: Native Peoples Dispossessed


The Civil War and Indians on the Plains


Grant’s Peace Policy


The End of Armed Resistance


Strategies of Survival


Western Myths and Realities


Chapter Review


LearningCurve LaunchPad


America in Global Context The Santa Fe Railroad in Mexico and the United States


Quiz for America in Global Context LaunchPad


Thinking Like a Historian Representing Indians


Quiz for Thinking Like a Historian LaunchPad


Interpretations What Factors Motivated America’s Indian Policies?


Quiz for Interpretations LaunchPad


Analyzing Voices Women’s Rights in the West LaunchPad


Quiz for Analyzing Voices LaunchPad


Summative Quiz LaunchPad


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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 15 LaunchPad


Document 15-1: Indian Territory, That Garden of the World (c. 1880)


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Document 15-2: CURRIER & IVES, Across the Continent (1868)


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Document 15-3: J. WRIGHT MOOAR, Buffalo Days (1933)


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Document 15-4: FRANCIS A. WALKER, Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs (1872)


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Document 15-5: MOURNING DOVE, A Salishan Autobiography (1990)


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Part 6: ?Industrializing America: Upheavals and Experiments, 1877–1917



Documents from Sources for America’s History, Part 6 LaunchPad


Document P6-1: William Graham Sumner, What Social Classes Owe to Each Other (1883)


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Document P6-2: WALTER RAUSCHENBUSCH , Christianity and the Social Crisis (1907)


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Document P6-3: Caroline Ticknor, The Steel-Engraving Lady and the Gibson Girl (1901)


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Document P6-4: Franz Boas, The Mind of Primitive Man (1911)


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Document P6-5: MARCEL DUCHAMP, Nude Descending a Staircase (1912) and J. F. GRISWOLD, "The Rude Descending a Staircase (Rush Hour at the Subway) (1913)


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Document P6-6: Carlos Montezuma, What Indians Must Do (1914)


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16. Industrial America: Corporations and Conflicts, 1877–1910


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The Rise of Big Business


Innovators in Enterprise


The Corporate Workplace


On the Shop Floor


Immigrants, East and West


Newcomers from Europe


Asian Americans and Exclusion


Labor Gets Organized


The Emergence of a Labor Movement


The Knights of Labor


Farmers and Workers: The Cooperative Alliance


Another Path: The American Federation of Labor


Chapter Review


LearningCurve LaunchPad


America in Global Context Emigrants and Destinations, 1881–1915


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Thinking Like a Historian Poverty and Food


Quiz for Thinking Like a Historian LaunchPad


Interpretations How Modern Were Late-Nineteenth-Century Corporations?


Quiz for Interpretations LaunchPad


Analyzing Voices Jewish Immigrants in the Industrial Economy LaunchPad


Quiz for Analyzing Voices LaunchPad


Summative Quiz LaunchPad


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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 16 LaunchPad


Document 16-1: Andrew Carnegie, Wealth (1889)


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Document 16-2: Terence Powderly, Thirty Years of Labor (1889)


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Document 16-3: Antanas Kaztauskis, Life Story of a Lithuanian (c. 1906)


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Document 16-4: Chinese Exclusion Act (1882)


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Document 16-5: Joseph Keppler, Looking Backward (1893)


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Document 16-6: Arthur Twining Hadley, The Good and the Evil of Industrial Combination (1897)


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Chapter 17


Making Modern American Culture, 1880–1917


Guided Reading Exercise LaunchPad


Science and Faith


Darwinism and Its Critics


Religion: Diversity and Innovation


Realism in the Arts


Commerce and Culture


Consumer Spaces


Masculinity and the Rise of Sports


The Great Outdoors


Women, Men, and the Solitude of Self


Changing Families


Education


Toward Women’s Emancipation


Chapter Review


LearningCurve LaunchPad


America in Global Context Christianity in the United States and Japan


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Thinking Like a Historian WCTU Women "Do Everything"


Quiz for Thinking Like a Historian LaunchPad


Interpretations Was Professional Baseball a National Pastime or a Business Monopoly?


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Analyzing Voices William Graham Sumner and W. E. B. Du Bois on Heredity and Success LaunchPad


Quiz for Analyzing Voices LaunchPad


Summative Quiz LaunchPad


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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 17 LaunchPad


Document 17-1: Theodore Roosevelt, Professionalism in Sports (1890)


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Document 17-2: FRANCES BENJAMIN JOHNSTON, Children Doing Calisthenics While Sitting at their Desks (c. 1890s)


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Document 17-3: Elizabeth Shepley Sergeant, Educated for What? (1916)


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Document 17-4: THEODORE DREISER, Sister Carrie (1900)


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Document 17-5: Booker T. Washington, Atlanta Cotton States and International Exposition Speech (1895)


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Document 17-6: Mary White Ovington, Black and White Sat Down Together: The Reminiscences of an NAACP Founder (1932–1933)


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Chapter 18: "Civilization’s Inferno": The Rise and Reform of Industrial Cities, 1880–1917


Guided Reading Exercise LaunchPad


The New Metropolis


The Shape of the Industrial City


Newcomers and Neighborhoods


City Cultures


Governing the Great City


Urban Machines


The Limits of Machine Government


Crucibles of Progressive Reform


Fighting Dirt and Vice


The Movement for Social Settlements


Cities and National Politics


Chapter Review


LearningCurve LaunchPad


America in Global Context The World’s Biggest Cities, 1800–2000


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Thinking Like a Historian Making Mass Media: Newspaper Empires


Quiz for Thinking Like a Historian LaunchPad


Interpretations How Did Urban Progressive Reformers Approach Environmentalism?


Quiz for Interpretations LaunchPad


Analyzing Voices "These Dead Bodies Were the Answer": The Triangle Fire LaunchPad


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Summative Quiz LaunchPad


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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 18 LaunchPad


Document 18-1: Luna Park at Night (c. 1913)


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Document 18-2: Jane Addams, Why the Ward Boss Rules (1898)


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Document 18-3: Marie Ganz and Nat J. Ferber, Rebels: Into Anarchy, and Out Again (1920)


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Document 18-4: NEW YORK WORLD, New York Negroes Stage Silent Parade of Protest (1916)


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Document 18-5: CHARLES E. HUGHES, Address to the Second Annual Congress of the Playground Association of America (1908)


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Document 18-6: Upton Sinclair, The Jungle (1906)


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19. Whose Government? Politics, Populists, and Progressives, 1880–1917


Guided Reading Exercise LaunchPad


Reform Visions, 1880–1892


Electoral Politics After Reconstruction


The Populist Program


The Political Earthquakes of the 1890s


Depression and Reaction


Democrats and the "Solid South"


New National Realities


Reform Reshaped, 1901–1912


Theodore Roosevelt as President


Diverse Progressive Goals


The Election of 1912


Wilson and the New Freedom, 1913–1917


Economic Reforms


Progressive Legacies


Chapter Review


LearningCurve LaunchPad


America in Global Context Economic Output and Government Social Spending, 1913


Quiz for America in Global Context LaunchPad


Thinking Like a Historian Making Modern Presidents


Quiz for Thinking Like a Historian LaunchPad


Interpretations Were the "Gilded Age" and "Progressive Era" Separate Eras?


Quiz for Interpretations LaunchPad


Analyzing Voices The Omaha Platform, 1892 LaunchPad


Quiz for Analyzing Voices LaunchPad


Summative Quiz LaunchPad


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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 19 LaunchPad


Document 19-1: Omaha Platform (1892)


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Document 19-2: Frederic Howe, The City: The Hope of Democracy (1909)


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Document 19-3: Josephine Conger-Kaneko, What a Socialist Alderman Would Do (1914)


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Document 19-4: U. S. SUPREME COURT, Muller v. Oregon (1908)


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Document 19-5: Theodore Roosevelt, Annual Message to Congress (1907)


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Document 19-6: W. E. B. Du Bois, The Talented Tenth (1903)


Quiz for Document 19-6 LaunchPad



Part 7: ?Domestic and Global Challenges, 1890–1945



Documents from Sources for America’s History, Part 7 LaunchPad


Document P7-1: Citizens Committee of Orchard, Rivington, and East Houston Streets, New York City to William Howard Taft (1912)


Quiz for Document P7-1 LaunchPad


Document P7-2: Horace Kallen, Democracy Versus the Melting Pot (1915)


Quiz for Document P7-2 LaunchPad


Document P7-3: Woman Suffrage in Washington, District of Columbia (c. 1917–1918)


Quiz for Document P7-3 LaunchPad


Document P7-4: W. B. Riley, The Faith of the Fundamentalists (1927)


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Document P7-5: Private Charles F. Wilson to Franklin D. Roosevelt (1944)


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Document P7-6: Luisa Moreno, Caravans of Sorrow (1940)


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20. An Emerging World Power, 1890–1918


Guided Reading Exercise LaunchPad


From Expansion to Imperialism


Foundations of Empire


The War of 1898


Spoils of War


A Power Among Powers


The Open Door in Asia


The United States and Latin America


The United States in World War I


From Neutrality to War


"Over There"


War on the Home Front


Catastrophe at Versailles


The Fate of Wilson’s Ideas


Congress Rejects the Treaty


Chapter Review


LearningCurve LaunchPad


America in Global Context The Human Cost of World War I


Quiz for America in Global Context LaunchPad


Thinking Like a Historian German Americans in World War I


Quiz for Thinking Like a Historian LaunchPad


Interpretations Was Wilson’s Internationalism Successful?


Quiz for Interpretations LaunchPad


Analyzing Voices Debating the Philippines LaunchPad


Quiz for Analyzing Voices LaunchPad


Summative Quiz LaunchPad


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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 20 LaunchPad


Document 20-1: Albert Beveridge, "The March of the Flag" Speech (1898)


Quiz for Document 20-1 LaunchPad


Document 20-2: Liliuokalani, Hawaii’s Story by Hawaii’s Queen (1898)


Quiz for Document 20-2 LaunchPad


Document 20-3: PUCK, "US President Theodore Roosevelt’s New Diplomacy, ‘Speak Softy and Carry a Big Stick’" (1901)


Quiz for Document 20-3 LaunchPad


Document 20-4: Alfred Bryan and Al Piantadosi, "I Didn’t Raise My Boy to Be a Soldier" (1915)


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Document 20-5: The Liberator, Tulsa, November 9th (1918)


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Document 20-6: Woodrow Wilson, War Aims and Peace Terms (1918)


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21. Unsettled Prosperity: From War to Depression, 1919–1932


Guided Reading Exercise LaunchPad


Resurgent Conservatism


The Red Scare


Racial Backlash


The Business of America


The Politics of Normalcy


Making a Modern Consumer Economy


Postwar Abundance


Consumer Culture


The Automobile and Suburbanization


The Politics and Culture of a Diversifying Nation


Women in a New Age


Culture Wars


The Harlem Renaissance


The Coming of the Great Depression


From Boom to Bust


Early Depression Years


Chapter Review


LearningCurve LaunchPad


America in Global Context Hollywood in Europe


Quiz for America in Global Context LaunchPad


Thinking Like a Historian Who Joined the Ku Klux Klan?


Quiz for Thinking Like a Historian LaunchPad


Interpretations How Did Immigrants Experience America at the Turn of the Century?


Quiz for Interpretations LaunchPad


Analyzing Voices Urban Writers Describe Small-Town America LaunchPad


Quiz for Analyzing Voices LaunchPad


Summative Quiz LaunchPad


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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 21 LaunchPad


Document 21-1: BARTOLOMEO VANZETTI, Last Statement to the Court of Massachusetts (1927)


Quiz for Document 21-1 LaunchPad


Document 21-2: CARRIE CHAPMAN CATT, Passing the Federal Suffrage Amendment (1918)


Quiz for Document 21-2 LaunchPad


Document 21-3: Platform of the Conference for Progressive Political Action (1924)


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Document 21-4: Billy Sunday, Get on the Water Wagon (1915)


Quiz for Document 21-4 LaunchPad


Document 21-5: LANGSTON HUGHES, "The Weary Blues" (1926)


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Document 21-6 | Advertising the American Dream


Quiz for Document 21-6 LaunchPad



22. Managing the Great Depression, Forging the New Deal, 1929–1938


Guided Reading Exercise LaunchPad


Early Responses to the Depression, 1929–1932


Enter Herbert Hoover


Rising Discontent


The 1932 Election


The New Deal Arrives, 1933–1935


Roosevelt and the First Hundred Days


The New Deal Under Attack


The Second New Deal and the Redefining of Liberalism, 1935–1938


The Welfare State Comes into Being


From Reform to Stalemate


The New Deal and American Society


A People’s Democracy


Reshaping the Environment


The New Deal and the Arts


The Legacies of the New Deal


Chapter Review


LearningCurve LaunchPad


America in Global Context Economic Nationalism in the United States and Mexico


Quiz for America in Global Context LaunchPad


Thinking Like a Historian The New Deal and Public Works


Quiz for Thinking Like a Historian LaunchPad


Interpretations Was the New Deal a Reform or a Revolution?


Quiz for Interpretations LaunchPad


Analyzing Voices Ordinary People Respond to the New Deal LaunchPad


Quiz for Analyzing Voices LaunchPad


Summative Quiz LaunchPad


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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 22 LaunchPad


Document 22-1: Herbert Hoover, Letter to Simeon Fess (1933)


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Document 22-2: Franklin D. Roosevelt, Inaugural Address (1933)


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Document 22-3: Huey Long, "Every Man a King" (1934)


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Document 22-4: Michigan Artist Alfred Castagne Sketching WPA Construction Workers (1939)


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Document 22-5: CLIFFORD K. BERRYMAN, "The Spirit of the New Deal" (1933) and


"It’s So Hard to Find a Place for You" (1935)


Quiz for Document 22-5 LaunchPad


Document 22-6: martha gellhorn, Field Report to Harry Hopkins (1934)


Quiz for Document 22-6 LaunchPad




23. The World at War, 1937–1945


Guided Reading Exercise LaunchPad


The Road to War


The Rise of Fascism


War Approaches


The Attack on Pearl Harbor


Organizing for a Global War


Financing the War


Mobilizing the American Fighting Force


Workers and the War Effort


Politics in Wartime


Life on the Home Front


"For the Duration"


Migration and the Wartime City


Japanese Removal


Fighting and Winning the War


Wartime Aims and Tensions


The War in Europe


The War in the Pacific


The Atomic Bomb and the End of the War


The Toll of the War


Chapter Review


LearningCurve LaunchPad


America in Global Context The Scales of War: Losses and Gains During World War II


Quiz for America in Global Context LaunchPad


Thinking Like a Historian Mobilizing the Home Front


Quiz for Thinking Like a Historian LaunchPad


Interpretations Why Did the United States Drop the Atomic Bomb on Japan?


Quiz for Interpretation LaunchPad


Analyzing Voices Women in the Wartime Workplace LaunchPad


Quiz for Analyzing Voices LaunchPad


Summative Quiz LaunchPad


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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 23 LaunchPad


Document 23-1: Franklin D. Roosevelt, Annual Message to Congress on the State of the Union (1941)


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Document 23-2: Interviews with the Library of Congress Veterans History Project (2001, 2003)


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Document 23-3: Gordon Hirabayashi, Why I Refused to Register for Evacuation (1942)


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Document 23-4: LULAC NEWS, Editorial (1945)


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Document 23-5: Women’s Safety Garments (1943)


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Document 23-6: Harry Truman, Statement by the President Announcing the Use of the A-Bomb at Hiroshima (1945)


Quiz for Document 23-6 LaunchPad





Part 8: ?The Modern State and the Age of Liberalism, 1945–1980



Documents from Sources for America’s History, Part 8 LaunchPad


Document P8-1: NSC-68 (1950)


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Document P8-2: John D. Peurifoy, Letter to John M. Cabot, Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs (1953)


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Document P8-3: John F. Kennedy, Address to the United Nations General Assembly (1961)


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Document P8-4: Letters Between Lyndon Johnson and Ho Chi Minh (1967)


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Document P8-5: charles sanders, Kissinger in Africa (1976)


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Document P8-6: Iranian Demonstrators Burn an Effigy of Uncle Sam (1979)


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24. Cold War America, 1945–1963


Guided Reading Exercise LaunchPad


Containment in a Divided Global Order


Origins of the Cold War


The Containment Strategy


Containment in Asia


Cold War Liberalism


Truman and the End of Reform


Red Scare: The Hunt for Communists


The Politics of Cold War Liberalism


Containment in the Postcolonial World


The Cold War and Colonial Independence


John F. Kennedy and the Cold War


Making a Commitment in Vietnam


Chapter Review


LearningCurve LaunchPad


America in Global Context Arming for the Cold War


Quiz for America in Global Context LaunchPad


Thinking Like a Historian The Global Cold War


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Interpretations Why Was There a Cold War?


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Analyzing Voices Hunting Communists: The Case of Paul Robeson LaunchPad


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Summative Quiz LaunchPad


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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 24 LaunchPad


Document 24-1: George Kennan, "Long Telegram" to James Byrnes (1946)


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Document 24-2: Walter Lippmann, Cold War: A Study in U.S. Foreign Policy (1947)


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Document 24-3: FELIX BELAIR, JR., "United States Has Secret Sonic Weapon- Jazz" (1955)


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Document 24-4: Charlotte Oram, Testimony Before the Senate Committee on Investigations (1954)


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Document 24-5: John Foster Dulles, The Evolution of Foreign Policy (1954)


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Document 24-6: "Get the Feel of a Fallout Shelter" (c. 1950s)


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25. Triumph of the Middle Class, 1945–1963


Guided Reading Exercise LaunchPad


Postwar Prosperity and the Affluent Society


Economy: From Recovery to Dominance


A Nation of Consumers


Youth Culture


Religion and the Middle Class


The American Family in the Era of Containment


The Baby Boom


Women, Work, and Family


Challenging Middle-Class Morality


A Suburban Nation


The Postwar Housing Boom


Rise of the Sunbelt


Two Nations: Urban and Suburban


Chapter Review


LearningCurve LaunchPad


America in Global Context Hanoch Bartov: Everyone Has a Car


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Thinking Like a Historian The Suburban Landscape of Cold War America


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Interpretations Was Rock ’n’ Roll an Agent of Social Change?


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Analyzing Voices Coming of Age in the Postwar Years LaunchPad


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Summative Quiz LaunchPad


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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 25 LaunchPad


Document 25-1: Servicemen’s Readjustment Act (1944)


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Document 25-2: 1950s Rock and Roll Dancers (c. 1950)


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Document 25-3: Billy Graham, Our Right to Require Belief (1956)


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Document 25-4: Benjamin Spock, Dr. Spock’s Baby and Child Care (1946)


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Document 25-5: Comic Books and Juvenile Delinquency: Interim Report of the Committee on the Judiciary (1955)


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Document 25-6: J. R. EYERMAN, Photograph of Los Angeles Development Boom (1952) and


MALVINA REYNOLDS, Little Boxes (1962)


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26. Walking into Freedom Land: The Civil Rights Movement, 1941–1973


Guided Reading Exercise LaunchPad


The Emerging Civil Rights Struggle, 1941–1957


Life Under Jim Crow


Origins of the Civil Rights Movement


World War II: The Beginnings


Cold War Civil Rights


Mexican Americans and Japanese Americans


Fighting for Equality Before the Law


Forging a Protest Movement, 1955–1965


Nonviolent Direct Action


Legislating Civil Rights, 1963–1965


Beyond Civil Rights, 1966–1973


Black Nationalism


Urban Disorder


Rise of the Chicano Movement


The American Indian Movement


Chapter Review


LearningCurve LaunchPad


America in Global Context Freedom in the United States and Africa


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Thinking Like a Historian Civil Rights and Black Power: Strategy and Ideology


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Interpretations Was Martin Luther King Jr. a Radical or a Reformer?


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Analyzing Voices Race and Geography in the Civil Rights Era LaunchPad


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Summative Quiz LaunchPad


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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 26 LaunchPad


Document 26-1: Lillian Smith, Killers of the Dream (1949)


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Document 26-2: Declaration of Constitutional Principles (1956)


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Document 26-3: FANNIE LOU HAMER, Testimony Before the Credentials Committee of the Democratic National Convention (1964)


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Document 26-4: Malcolm X, The Ballot or the Bullet (1964)


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Document 26-5: Indians of All Tribes, Proclamation: To the Great White Father and All His People (1970)


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Document 26-6: LA RAZA PEACE MORATORIUM FLYER, (1970)


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27. Uncivil Wars: ?Liberal Crisis and Conservative Rebirth, 1961–1972


Guided Reading Exercise LaunchPad


Liberalism at High Tide


John F. Kennedy’s Promise


Lyndon B. Johnson and the Great Society


Rebirth of the Women’s Movement


The Vietnam War Begins


Escalation Under Johnson


Public Opinion and the War


The Student Movement


Days of Rage, 1968–1972


War Abroad, Tragedy at Home


The Antiwar Movement and the 1968 Election


The Nationalist Turn


Women’s Liberation and Black and Chicana Feminism


Stonewall and Gay Liberation


Rise of the Silent Majority


Nixon in Vietnam


The Silent Majority Speaks Out


The 1972 Election


Chapter Review


LearningCurve LaunchPad


America in Global Context The Global Protests of 1968


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Thinking Like a Historian Debating the War in Vietnam


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Interpretations What Are the Origins of 1960s Feminism?


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Analyzing Voices The Toll of War LaunchPad


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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 27 LaunchPad


Document 27-1: Lyndon Baines Johnson, The Great Society (1964)


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Document 27-2: John Kerry, Testimony Before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations (1971)


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Document 27-3: JOHN OLSON, Women’s Rights March (1970)


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Document 27-4: Cesar Chavez, Letter from Delano (1969)


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Document 27-5: Barry Goldwater, Acceptance Speech at the Republican National Convention (1964)


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28. The Search for Order in an Era of Limits, 1973–1980


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An Era of Limits


Energy Crisis


Environmentalism


Economic Transformation


Urban Crisis and Suburban Revolt


Politics in Flux, 1973–1980


Watergate and the Fall of a President


Jimmy Carter: The Outsider as President


Reform and Reaction in the 1970s


Civil Rights in a New Era


The Women’s Movement and Gay Rights


After the Warren Court


The American Family on Trial


Working Families in the Age of Deindustrialization


Navigating the Sexual Revolution


Religion in the 1970s: The Fourth Great Awakening


Chapter Review


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America in Global Context Economic Malaise in the Seventies


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Thinking Like a Historian The Environmental Movement: Reimagining the Human-Earth Relationship


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Interpretations Why Did the Postwar Boom Bust in the 1970s?


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Analyzing Voices Debating the Equal Rights Amendment LaunchPad


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Document 28-1: JOSEPH FARRIS, "Let OPEC Tighten the Screws. The Larned A. Corys are Ready." (1979)


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Document 28-2: Robert Howard, Youngstown Fights Back (1979)


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Document 28-3: Supreme Court Decision in Roe v. Wade (1973)


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Document 28-4: Phyllis Schlafly, Statement Opposing the ERA (1977)


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Document 28-5: Jimmy Carter, The Crisis of Confidence (1979)


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Document 28-6: CHRISTIANITY TODAY, An Interview with the Lone Ranger of American Fundamentalism (1981)


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Part 9: ?Globalization and the End of the American Century, 1980 to the Present



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Document P9-1: Irving Kristol, Two Cheers for Capitalism (1978)


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Document P9-2: LeRoy Mcclelland Sr., Interview with Bill Barry (2006)


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Document P9-3: Bill Clinton, Remarks on Signing the North American Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act (1993)


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Document P9-4: Charles Fishman, The Wal-Mart You Don’t Know (2003)


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Document P9-5: Kevin Clarke, Outsourcing Around (2004)


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Document P9-6: SHANNON STAPLETON, Fast Food Workers Rally for Higher Wages (2015)


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29. Conservative America in the Ascent, 1980–1991


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The Rise of the New Right


Barry Goldwater and Ronald Reagan: Champions of the Right


Free-Market Economics and Religious Conservatism


The Carter Presidency


The Dawning of the Conservative Age


The Reagan Coalition


Conservatives in Power


Morning in America


The End of the Cold War


U.S.-Soviet Relations in a New Era


A New Political Order at Home and Abroad


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America in Global Context Yoichi Funabashi: "Japan and America: Global Partners"


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Thinking Like a Historian Personal Computing: A Technological Revolution


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Interpretations How Conservative Was the Reagan Presidency?


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Analyzing Voices Christianity and Public Life LaunchPad


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Document 29-1: Ronald Reagan, Remarks at the Conservative Political Action Conference Dinner (1981)


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Document 29-2: David Stockman, The Triumph of Politics: Why the Reagan Revolution Failed (1986)


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Document 29-3: Wall Street (1987)


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Document 29-4: Robert J. Henle, The Great Deception: What We Are Told About Central America (1986)


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Document 29-5: Jesse Jackson, Common Ground and Common Sense (1988)


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Document 29-6: DON EMMERT, A Navy A-7 Corsair Jet is Pulled Down Broadway (1991)


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Chapter 30


Confronting Global and National Dilemmas, 1989 to the Present


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America in the Global Economy


The Rise of the European Union and China


An New Era of Globalization


Revolutions in Technology


Politics and Partisanship in a Contentious Era


An Increasingly Plural Society


Clashes over "Family Values"


Bill Clinton and the New Democrats


Post–Cold War Foreign Policy


Into a New Century


The Ascendance of George W. Bush


Violence Abroad and Economic Collapse at Home


Reform and Stalemate in the Obama Years


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America in Global Context Global Trade, 1960–2009


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Thinking Like a Historian Globalization: Its Proponents and Its Discontents


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Interpretations Can Historians Write the History of Current Events?


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Analyzing Voices Immigration after 1965: Its Defenders and Critics LaunchPad


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Document 30-1: Alesha Daughtrey, Interview by April Eaton (2000)


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Document 30-2: California Proposition 187 (1994)


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Document 30-3: Madeleine Albright, Realism and Idealism in American Foreign Policy Today (1994)


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Document 30-4: George W. Bush, Address to Congress (2001)


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Document 30-5: Barack Obama, A More Perfect Union (2008)


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Document 30-6: JAKE GREEN, Trump Protests-Michigan (2017)


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