9780495903482

Cengage Advantage Books: American Pageant, Volume 2: Since 1865

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495903482

  • ISBN10:

    0495903485

  • Edition: 14th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2010
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

THE AMERICAN PAGEANT, 14th EDITION, enjoys a reputation as one of the most popular, effective, and entertaining books in American history. The colorful anecdotes, first-person quotations, and trademark wit bring American history to life. The 14th Edition places an even greater emphasis on the global context of American history through a new feature, "Thinking Globally." Additional pedagogical features make THE AMERICAN PAGEANT accessible to students: chronologies in each chapter provide a context for the major periods in American history, while other features present primary sources, scholarly debates, and key historical figures for analysis. To meet the demand for a low-cost, high-quality survey text, CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: THE AMERICAN PAGEANT, COMPACT 14e, offers readers the complete book in an economically priced format. All volumes feature a paperbound, two-color format that appeals to those seeking a comprehensive, trade-sized history book.

Table of Contents

The Ordeal of Reconstruction, 1865-1877
Forging An Industrial Society, 1869-1909
Political Paralysis in the Gilded Age, 1869-1896
Industry Comes of Age, 1865-1900
America Moves to the City, 1865-1900
The Great West and the Agricultural Revolution, 1865-1896
Empire and Expansion, 1890-1909
Struggling For Justice At Home And Abroad, 1900-1945
Progressivism and the Republican Roosevelt, 1901-1912
Wilsonian Progressivism at Home and Abroad, 1912-1916
The War to End War, 1917-1918
American Life in the "Roaring Twenties," 1919-1929
The Politics of Boom and Bust, 1920-1932
The Great Depression and the New Deal, 1933-1939
Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Shadow of War, 1933-1941
America in World War II, 1941-1945
Making Modern America, 1945 To The Present
The Cold War Begins, 1945-1952
The Eisenhower Era, 1952-1960
The Stormy Sixties, 1960-1968
The Stalemated Seventies, 1968-1980
The Resurgence of Conservatism, 1980-1992
America Confronts the Post-Cold War Era, 1992-2004
The American People Face a New Century
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