9780321429797

Created Equal: A History of the United States, Brief Edition, Volume 2

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    9780321429797

  • ISBN10:

    0321429796

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2011
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

With its sweeping inclusive view of American history,Created Equal, Brief Edition, Volume Two,emphasizes social history-including the lives and labors of women, immigrants, working people, and persons of color in all regions of the country-while delivering the basics of political and economic history. With its sweeping inclusive view of American history,Created Equal, Brief Edition, Volume Two,emphasizes social history-including the lives and labors of women, immigrants, working people, and persons of color in all regions of the country-while delivering the basics of political and economic history. Four themesDiversity; Class and systems of power; Environment; Globalizationserve as the filters through which the authors present the traditional narrative of American history. Social emphasis, political history, United States.US History Courses

Table of Contents

Each chapter ends with "Conclusion," "Sites to Visit," and "For Further Reading."
In the Wake of War: Consolidating a Triumphant Union, 1865-1877
The Struggle over the South
Claiming Territory for the Union
The Republican Vision and Its Limits
Interpreting History:A Southern Labor Contract
The Emergence Of Modern America, 1877-1900
Standardizing the Nation: Innovations in Technology, Business, and Culture, 1877-1890
The New Shape of Business
The Birth of a National Urban Culture
Thrills, Chills, and Bathtubs: The Emergence of Consumer Culture
Defending the New Industrial Order
Interpreting History:Andrew Carnegie and the "Gospel of Wealth."
Challenges to Government and Corporate Power, 1877-1890
Resistance to Legal and Military Authority
Revolt in the Workplace
Crosscurrents of Reform
Interpreting History:Albert Parson's Plea for Anarchy
Political and Cultural Conflict in a Decade of Depression and War: The 1890s
Frontiers at Home, Lost and Found
The Search for Alliances
American Imperialism
Interpreting History:Proceedings of the Congressional Committee on the Philippines
Reform at Home, Revolution Abroad, 1900-1929
The Promise and Perils of Progressive Reform, 1900-1912
Immigration: The Changing Face of the Nation
Work, Science, and Leisure
Reformers and Radicals
Expanding National Power
Interpreting History:Defining Whiteness
War and Revolution, 1912-1920
A World in Upheaval
The Great War and American Neutrality
The United States Goes to War
The Struggle to Win the Peace
Interpreting History:African American Women in the Great War
The Promise of Consumer Culture: The 1920s
The Business of Politics
The Decline of Reform
Hollywood and Harlem: National Cultures in Black and White
Science on Trial
Consumer Dreams and Nightmares
Interpreting History:Mario Puzo,The Fortunate Pilgrim
From Depression and War to World Power, 1929-1953
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