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Created Equal : A Social and Political History of the United States

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Summary

"With its sweeping inclusive view of American history, "Created Equal, Brief Edition" 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" 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 themes-Diversity; Class and systems of power; Environment; Globalization-serve 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

Maps xxiv
Figures and Tables xxv
Features xxvi
Preface xxvii
Meet the Authors xxxi
Acknowledgments xxxiii
PART ONE North American Founders 2(80)
CHAPTER 1 First Founders
4(27)
Ancient America
5(3)
The Question of Origins
5(1)
The Archaic World
6(1)
The Rise of Maize Agriculture
7(1)
A Thousand Years of Change: A.D. 500 to 1500
8(4)
Valleys of the Sun: The Mesoamerican Empires
9(1)
The Anasazi: Chaco Canyon and Mesa Verde
10(1)
The Mississippians: Cahokia and Moundville
11(1)
Linking the Continents
12(6)
Oceanic Travel: The Norse and the Chinese
13(1)
Portugal and the Beginnings of Globalization
14(1)
Looking for the Indies: Da Gama and Columbus
15(2)
In the Wake of Columbus: Competition and Exchange
17(1)
Spain Enters the Americas
18(5)
The Devastation of the Indies
19(1)
The Spanish Conquest of the Aztecs
20(1)
Magellan and CortÚs Prompt New Searches
21(1)
Three New Views of North America
21(2)
The Protestant Reformation Plays Out in America
23(5)
Reformation and Counter-Reformation in Europe
23(2)
Competing Powers Lay Claim to Florida
25(2)
The Background of English Expansion
27(1)
Lost Colony: The Roanoke Experience
27(1)
Conclusion
28(1)
Sites to Visit
29(1)
For Further Reading
29(2)
CHAPTER 2 European Footholds on the Fringes of North America, 1600-1660
31(24)
Spain's Ocean-Spanning Reach
32(5)
Vizcaino in California and Japan
32(1)
O˝ate Creates a Spanish Foothold in the Southwest
33(2)
New Mexico Survives: New Flocks Among Old Pueblos
35(1)
Conversion and Rebellion in Spanish Florida
36(1)
France and Holland: Overseas Competition for Spain
37(4)
The Founding of New France
37(1)
Competing for the Beaver Trade
38(1)
A Dutch Colony on the Hudson River
39(1)
"All Sorts of Nationalities": Diverse New Amsterdam
40(1)
English Beginnings on the Atlantic Coast
41(4)
The Virginia Company and Jamestown
42(1)
"Starving Time" and the Lure of Tobacco
43(1)
Launching the Plymouth Colony
44(1)
The Puritan Experiment
45(6)
Formation of the Massachusetts Bay Company
45(1)
"We Shall Be as a City upon a Hill"
46(2)
Dissenters: Roger Williams and Anne Hutchinson
48(1)
Expansion and Violence: The Pequot War
49(2)
The Chesapeake Bay Colonies
51(2)
The Demise of the Virginia Company
51(1)
Maryland: The Catholic Refuge
52(1)
Conclusion
53(1)
Sites to Visit
53(1)
For Further Reading
54
INTERPRETING HISTORY
Anne Bradstreet: "The Tenth Muse, Lately Sprung Up in America"
47(8)
CHAPTER 3 Controlling the Edges of the Continent, 1660-1715
55(27)
France and the American Interior
56(5)
The Rise of the Sun King
56(1)
Exploring the Mississippi Valley
57(1)
King William's War in the Northeast
58(1)
Founding the Louisiana Colony
59(2)
The Spanish Empire on the Defensive
61(4)
The Pueblo Revolt in New Mexico
61(1)
Navajo and Spanish on the Southwestern Frontier
62(1)
Borderland Conflict in Texas and Florida
62(3)
England's American Empire Takes Shape
65(4)
Monarchy Restored and Navigation Controlled
65(1)
Fierce Anglo-Dutch Competition
66(1)
The New Restoration Colonies
67(2)
Bloodshed in the English Colonies: 1670-1690
69(6)
Metacom's War in New England
69(2)
Bacon's Rebellion in Virginia
71(2)
The "Glorious Revolution" in England
73(1)
The "Glorious Revolution" in America
74(1)
Consequences of War and Growth: 1690-1715
75(3)
Salem's Wartime Witch Hunt
75(1)
The Uneven Costs of War
76(2)
Storm Clouds in the South
78(1)
Conclusion
78(2)
Sites to Visit
80(1)
For Further Reading
80
CONNECTING HISTORY
Homeland Security and Deep Fears of the Enemy Within
70(12)
PART TWO A Century of Colonial Expansion to 1775 82(80)
CHAPTER 4 African Enslavement: The Terrible Transformation
84(26)
The Descent into Race Slavery
85(3)
The Caribbean Precedent
85(1)
Ominous Beginnings
86(1)
Alternative Sources of Labor
87(1)
The Fateful Transition
88(1)
The Growth of Slave Labor Camps
88(3)
Black Involvement in Bacon's Rebellion
89(1)
The Rise of a Slaveholding Tidewater Elite
90(1)
Closing the Vicious Circle in the Chesapeake
90(1)
England Enters the Atlantic Slave Trade
91(5)
The Slave Trade on the African Coast
91(3)
The Middle Passage Experience
94(1)
Saltwater Slaves Arrive in America
95(1)
Survival in a Strange New Land
96(5)
African Rice Growers in South Carolina
97(2)
Patterns of Resistance
99(1)
A Wave of Rebellion
100(1)
The Transformation Completed
101(6)
Voices of Dissent
101(3)
Oglethorpe's Antislavery Experiment
104(1)
The End of Equality in Georgia
105(2)
Conclusion
107(1)
Sites to Visit
108(1)
For Further Reading
109
INTERPRETING HISTORY
"Releese Us out of This Cruell Bondegg"
103(7)
CHAPTER 5 An American Babel, 1713-1763
110(27)
New Cultures on the Western Plains
111(4)
The Spread of the Horse
112(1)
The Rise of the Comanche
113(1)
The Expansion of the Sioux
113(2)
Britain's Mainland Colonies: A New Abundance of People
115(4)
Population Growth on the Home Front
117(1)
"Packed Like Herrings": Arrivals from Abroad
118(1)
Non-English Newcomers in the British Colonies
118(1)
The Varied Economic Landscape
119(6)
Sources of Gain in the Southeast
121(1)
Chesapeake Bay's Tobacco Economy
121(2)
New England Takes to the Sea
123(1)
Economic Expansion in the Middle Colonies
124(1)
Matters of Faith: The Great Awakening
125(5)
Seeds of Religious Toleration
125(1)
The Onset of the Great Awakening: Pietism and George Whitefield
126(1)
"The Danger of an Unconverted Ministry"
127(1)
The Consequences of the Great Awakening
128(2)
The French Lose a North American Empire
130(5)
Prospects and Problems Facing French Colonists
130(1)
British Settlers Confront the Threat from France
131(1)
An American Fight Becomes a Global Conflict
132(1)
Quebec Taken and North America Refashioned
133(2)
Conclusion
135(1)
Sites to Visit
135(1)
For Further Reading
135
CONNECTING HISTORY
Sounds Around Us: The Lost World of High Fidelity
128(9)
CHAPTER 6 The Limits of Imperial Control, 1763-1775
137(25)
New Challenges to Spain's Expanded Empire
139(3)
Pacific Exploration, Hawaiian Contact
139(1)
The Russians Lay Claim to Alaska
140(1)
Spain Colonizes the California Coast
141(1)
New Challenges to Britain's Expanded Empire
142(6)
Midwestern Lands and Pontiac's War for Indian Independence
143(1)
Grenville's Effort at Reform
144(1)
The Stamp Act Imposed
145(1)
The Stamp Act Resisted
145(3)
"The Unconquerable Rage of the People"
148(3)
Expanding the Framework for Revolution
148(2)
Rural Unrest: Tenant Farmers and Regulators
150(1)
A Conspiracy of Corrupt Ministers?
151(3)
The Townshend Duties
152(1)
The Boston Massacre
153(1)
The Gaspee Affair
154(1)
Launching a Revolution
154(5)
The Tempest over Tea
155(1)
The Intolerable Acts
155(1)
From Words to Action
156(3)
Conclusion
159(1)
Sites to Visit
160(1)
For Further Reading
160(2)
PART THREE The Unfinished Revolution, 1775-1803 162(78)
CHAPTER 7 Revolutionaries at War, 1775-1783
164(27)
Declaring Independence
166(5)
The Second Continental Congress Takes Control
166(1)
"Liberty to Slaves"
167(1)
The Struggle to Control Boston and Quebec
168(1)
"Time to Part"
168(1)
The British Attack New York
169(2)
"Victory or Death": Fighting for Survival
171(5)
A Desperate Gamble Pays Off
171(1)
Breakdown in British Planning
172(1)
Saratoga Tips the Balance
173(2)
Forging an Alliance with France
175(1)
Legitimate States, a Respectable Military
176(6)
The Articles of Confederation
176(1)
Creating State Constitutions
177(1)
Tensions in the Military Ranks
178(1)
Shaping a Diverse Army
179(1)
The War at Sea
180(2)
The Long Road to Yorktown
182(7)
Indian Warfare and Frontier Outposts
182(2)
The Unpredictable War in the South
184(2)
The Final Campaign
186(1)
Winning the Peace
187(2)
Conclusion
189(1)
Sites to Visit
189(1)
For Further Reading
190
CONNECTING HISTORY
Uncanny Similarities: Britain's Vietnam?
180(11)
CHAPTER 8 New Beginnings: The 1780's
191(25)
Beating Swords into Plowshares
193(3)
Will the Army Seize Control?
193(1)
The Society of the Cincinnati
194(1)
Renaming the Landscape
194(1)
An Independent Culture
195(1)
Competing for Control of the Mississippi Valley
196(5)
Disputed Territory: The Old Southwest
196(2)
American Claims and Indian Resistance
198(1)
"We Are Now Masters": The Old Northwest
198(2)
The Northwest Ordinance of 1787
200(1)
Debtor and Creditor, Taxpayer and Bondholder
201(1)
New Sources of Wealth
202(1)
"Tumults in New England"
203(1)
The Massachusetts Regulation
204(2)
Drafting a New Constitution
206(5)
Philadelphia: A Gathering of Like-Minded Men
206(1)
Compromise and Consensus
207(1)
Questions of Representation
208(2)
Slavery: The Deepest Dilemma
210(1)
Ratification and the Bill of Rights
211(3)
The Campaign for Ratification
211(1)
Dividing and Conquering the Anti-Federalists
212(1)
Adding a Bill of Rights
213(1)
Conclusion
214(1)
Sites to Visit
214(1)
For Further Reading
215
CONNECTING HISTORY
Equal Representation?
209(7)
CHAPTER 9 Revolutionary Legacies, 1789-1803
216(24)
Competing Political Visions in the New Nation
218(6)
Federalism and Democratic-Republicanism in Action
219(1)
Planting the Seeds of Industry
220(1)
Echoes of the American Revolution in the Countryside
220(1)
Securing Peace Abroad, Suppressing Dissent at Home
221(3)
People of Color: New Freedoms, New Struggles
224(2)
Blacks in the North
224(1)
Manumissions in the South
225(1)
Continuity and Change in the West
226(5)
Indian Wars in the Great Lakes Region
227(1)
Indian Acculturation in the West
227(2)
Land Speculation and Slavery
229(2)
Shifting Social Identities in the Post-Revolutionary Era
231(4)
Artisan-Politicians and the Plight of Post-Revolutionary Workers
232(1)
"Republican Mothers" and Other Well-Off Women
232(2)
A Loss of Political Influence: The Fate of Nonelite Women
234(1)
The Election of 1800: Revolution or Reversal?
235(2)
The Enigmatic Thomas Jefferson
235(1)
Protecting and Expanding the National Interest: Jefferson's Administration to 1803
236(1)
Conclusion
237(1)
Sites to Visit
238(1)
For Further Reading
238(2)
PART FOUR Expanding the Boundaries of Freedom and Slavery, 1803-1848 240(68)
CHAPTER 10 Defending and Expanding the New Nation, 1803-1818
242(19)
The British Menace
244(3)
The Embargo of 1807
244(1)
On the Brink of War
245(2)
The War of 1812
247(4)
Pushing North
247(1)
Fighting on Many Fronts
248(2)
An Uncertain Victory
250(1)
The "Era of Good Feelings"?
251(4)
Praise and Respect for Veterans After the War
251(1)
A Thriving Economy
252(1)
Transformations in the Workplace
253(2)
The Rise of the Cotton Plantation Economy
255(4)
Regional Economies of the South
255(1)
Black Family Life and Labor
256(2)
Resistance to Slavery
258(1)
Conclusion
259(1)
Sites to Visit
260(1)
For Further Reading
260(1)
CHAPTER 11 Expanding Westward: Society and Politics in the "Age of the Common Man," 1819-1832
261(22)
The Politics Behind Western Expansion
262(8)
The Missouri Compromise
263(1)
Ways West
264(2)
The Panic of 1819 and the Plight of Western Debtors
266(1)
The Monroe Doctrine
267(1)
Andrew Jackson's Rise to Power
268(2)
Federal Authority and Its Opponents
270(4)
Judicial Federalism and the Limits of Law
271(2)
The "Tariff of Abominations"
273(1)
The "Monster Bank"
273(1)
Real People in the "Age of the Common Man"
274(5)
Wards, Workers, and Warriors: Native Americans
274(1)
Slaves and Free People of Color
275(2)
The Legal and Economic Dependence of Women
277(2)
Ties That Bound a Growing Population
279(2)
New Visions of Religious Faith
279(1)
Literate and Literary America
280(1)
Conclusion
281(1)
Sites to Visit
282(1)
For Further Reading
282
CONNECTING HISTORY
The Strange Career of the Monroe Doctrine
268(15)
CHAPTER 12 Peoples in Motion, 1832-1848
283(25)
Mass Migrations
285(7)
Newcomers from Western Europe
285(2)
The Slave Trade
287(1)
Trails of Tears
288(1)
Migrants in the West
289(2)
New Places, New Identities
291(1)
A Multitude of Voices in the National Political Arena
292(5)
Whigs, Workers, and the Panic of 1837
292(1)
Suppression of Antislavery Sentiment
293(3)
Nativists as a Political Force
296(1)
Reform Impulses
297(3)
Public Education
297(2)
Alternative Visions of Social Life
299(1)
The United States Extends Its Reach
300(6)
The Lone Star Republic
301(1)
The Election of 1844
302(1)
War with Mexico
302(4)
Conclusion
306(1)
Sites to Visit
307(1)
For Further Reading
307
INTERPRETING HISTORY
Senator John C. Calhoun Warns Against Incorporating Mexico into the United States
304(4)
PART FIVE Disunion and Reunion 308(72)
CHAPTER 13 The Crisis over Slavery, 1848-1860
310(23)
Regional Economies and Conflicts
311(5)
Native American Economies Transformed
312(1)
Land Conflicts in the Southwest
312(1)
Ethnic and Economic Diversity in the Midwest
313(1)
Regional Economies of the South
314(1)
A Free Labor Ideology in the North
315(1)
Individualism vs. Group Identity
316(5)
Putting into Practice Ideas of Social Inferiority
317(1)
"A Teeming Nation"-America in Literature
317(2)
Challenges to Individualism
319(2)
The Paradox of Southern Political Power
321(4)
The Party System in Disarray
321(1)
The Compromise of 1850
322(1)
Expansionism and Political Upheaval
322(1)
The Republican Alliance
323(2)
The Deepening Conflict over Slavery
325(6)
The Rising Tide of Violence
326(2)
The Dred Scott Decision
328(1)
The Lincoln-Douglas Debates
328(1)
Harpers Ferry and the Presidential Election of 1860
329(2)
Conclusion
331(1)
Sites to Visit
331(1)
For Further Reading
332
INTERPRETING HISTORY
Professor Howe on the Subordination of Women
318(15)
CHAPTER 14 "To Fight to Gain a Country": The Civil War
333(23)
Mobilization for War, 1861-1862
335(6)
The Secession Impulse
335(2)
Preparing to Fight
337(1)
Barriers to Southern Mobilization
338(1)
Indians and Immigrants in the Service of the Confederacy
339(2)
The Course of War, 1862-1864
341(5)
The Republicans' War
341(2)
The Ravages of War: The Summer of 1862
343(1)
The Emancipation Proclamation
344(1)
Persistent Obstacles to the Confederacy's Grand Strategy
345(1)
The Other War: African American Struggles for Liberation
346(2)
Enemies Within the Confederacy
346(1)
The Ongoing Fight Against Prejudice in the North and South
346(2)
Battle Fronts and Home Fronts in 1863
348(2)
Disaffection in the Confederacy
348(1)
The Tide Turns Against the South
349(1)
Civil Unrest in the North
349(1)
The Desperate South
350(1)
The Prolonged Defeat of the Confederacy, 1864-1865
350(4)
White Men's "Hard War" Toward African Americans and Indians
350(1)
"Father Abraham"
351(1)
The Last Days of the Confederacy
352(2)
Conclusion
354(1)
Sites to Visit
354(1)
For Further Reading
355(1)
CHAPTER 15 In the Wake of War: Consolidating a Triumphant Union, 1865-1877
356(24)
The Struggle over the South
357(10)
Wartime Preludes to Postwar Policies
358(1)
Presidential Reconstruction, 1865-1867
358(3)
The Southern Postwar Labor Problem
361(2)
Building Free Communities
363(1)
Congressional Reconstruction: The Radicals' Plan
364(3)
Claiming Territory for the Union
367(6)
Federal Military Campaigns Against Western Indians
368(1)
The Postwar Western Labor Problem
369(2)
Land Use in an Expanding Nation
371(1)
Buying Territory for the Union
372(1)
The Republican Vision and Its Limits
373(5)
Postbellum Origins of the Women's Suffrage Movement
373(1)
Workers' Organizations
374(2)
Political Corruption and the Decline of Republican Idealism
376(2)
Conclusion
378(1)
Sites to Visit
378(1)
For Further Reading
379
CONNECTING HISTORY
Two Presidents Impeached
366(14)
PART SIX The Emergence of Modern America, 1877-1900 380(64)
CHAPTER 16 Standardizing the Nation: Innovations in Technology, Business, and Culture, 1877-1890
382(21)
The New Shape of Business
384(7)
New Systems and Machines-and Their Price
385(1)
Alterations in the Natural Environment
386(1)
Innovations in Financing and Organizing Business
387(2)
New Labor Supplies for a New Economy
389(2)
Efficient Machines, Efficient People
391(1)
The Birth of a National Urban Culture
391(3)
Economic Sources of Urban Growth
392(1)
Building the Cities
393(1)
Local Government Gets Bigger
393(1)
Thrills, Chills, and Bathtubs: The Emergence of Consumer Culture
394(2)
Shows as Spectacles
395(1)
Mass Merchandising as Spectacle
395(1)
Defending the New Industrial Order
396(5)
The Contradictory Politics of Laissez-Faire
397(2)
Social Darwinism and the "Natural" State of Society
399(2)
Conclusion
401(1)
Sites to Visit
401(1)
For Further Reading
401
INTERPRETING HISTORY
Andrew Carnegie and the "Gospel of Wealth"
400(3)
CHAPTER 17 Challenges to Government and Corporate Power: Resistance and Reform, 1877-1890
403(19)
Resistance to Legal and Military Authority
404(7)
Chinese Lawsuits in California
405(1)
Blacks in the "New South"
406(2)
"Jim Crow" in the West
408(1)
The Ghost Dance on the High Plains
409(2)
Revolt in the Workplace
411(5)
Trouble on the Farm
412(1)
Militancy in the Factories and Mines
413(2)
The Haymarket Bombing
415(1)
Crosscurrents of Reform
416(4)
The Goal of Indian Assimilation
417(1)
Transatlantic Networks of Reform
418(1)
Women Reformers: "Beginning to Burst the Bonds"
419(1)
Conclusion
420(1)
Sites to Visit
420(1)
For Further Reading
421(1)
CHAPTER 18 Political and Cultural Conflict in a Decade of Depression and War: The 1890's
422(22)
Frontiers at Home, Lost and Found
423(7)
Claiming and Managing the Land
424(1)
The Tyranny of Racial Categories
425(2)
New Roles for Schools
427(2)
Connections Between Consciousness and Behavior
429(1)
The Search for Alliances
430(6)
Class Conflict
430(3)
Demise of the Populists
433(1)
Barriers to a U.S. Workers' Political Movement
434(1)
Challenges to Traditional Gender Roles
434(2)
American Imperialism
436(1)
Cultural Encounters with the Exotic
436(6)
Initial Imperialist Ventures
437(1)
The Spanish-American-Cuban-Filipino War of 1898
438(3)
Critics of Imperialism
441(1)
Conclusion
442(1)
Sites to Visit
442(1)
For Further Reading
442
CONNECTING HISTORY
Systems of Education
428(16)
PART SEVEN Reform at Home, Revolution Abroad, 1900-1929 444(62)
CHAPTER 19 The Promise and Perils of Progressive Reform, 1900-1912
446(20)
Migration and Immigration: The Changing Face of the Nation
447(6)
The Heartland: Land of Newcomers
449(1)
The Southwest: Mexican Borderlands
449(1)
Asian Immigration and the Impact of Exclusion
450(2)
Newcomers from Southern and Eastern Europe
452(1)
Work, Science, and Leisure
453(5)
The Uses and Abuses of Science
453(2)
Scientific Management and Mass Production
455(1)
New Amusements
456(1)
"Sex O'Clock in America"
456(1)
Artists Respond to the New Era
457(1)
Reformers and Radicals
458(3)
Muckraking, Moral Reform, and Vice Crusades
458(1)
Women's Suffrage
459(1)
Radical Politics and the Labor Movement
460(1)
Resistance to Racism
460(1)
Expanding National Power
461(3)
Theodore Roosevelt: The "Rough Rider" as President
461(1)
Protecting and Preserving the Natural World
462(1)
Expanding National Power Abroad
462(1)
William Howard Taft: The One-Term Progressive
463(1)
Conclusion
464(1)
Sites to Visit
464(1)
For Further Reading
465
INTERPRETING HISTORY
Defining Whiteness
454(12)
CHAPTER 20 War and Revolution, 1912-1920
466(20)
A World in Upheaval
467(5)
The Apex of European Conquest
467(1)
Confronting Revolutions Abroad
468(2)
Conflicts over Hierarchies at Home
470(2)
The Great War and American Neutrality
472(4)
"The One Great Nation at Peace"
472(1)
Reform Priorities at Home
472(2)
The Great Migration
474(1)
Limits to American Neutrality
475(1)
The United States Goes to War
476(4)
The Logic of Belligerency
476(1)
Mobilizing the Home Front
477(1)
Ensuring Unity
478(1)
The War in Europe
478(2)
The Struggle to Win the Peace
480(3)
Peacemaking and the Versailles Treaty
480(2)
Waging Counterrevolution Abroad
482(1)
The Red and Black Scares at Home
482(1)
Conclusion
483(1)
Sites to Visit
484(1)
For Further Reading
484(2)
CHAPTER 21 The Promise of Consumer Culture: The 1920's
486(20)
The Decline of Reform
487(3)
Women's Rights After the Struggle for Suffrage
487(1)
Prohibition: The Experiment That Failed
488(1)
Reactionary Impulses
488(1)
Marcus Garvey and the Persistence of Civil Rights Activism
489(1)
Hollywood and Harlem: National Cultures in Black and White
490(4)
Hollywood Comes of Age
491(1)
The Harlem Renaissance
492(1)
Radios and Autos: Transforming Leisure
493(1)
Science on Trial
494(3)
The Great Flood of 1927
494(1)
The Triumph of Eugenics: Buck v. Bell
495(1)
Science, Religion, and the Scopes Trial
496(1)
The Business of Politics
497(3)
Warren G. Harding: The Politics of Scandal
498(1)
Calvin Coolidge: The Hands-Off President
498(1)
Herbert Hoover: The Self-Made President
499(1)
Consumer Dreams and Nightmares
500(4)
Marketing the Good Life
500(1)
Writers, Critics, and the "Lost Generation"
501(1)
Poverty amid Plenty
501(1)
The Stock Market Crash
502(2)
Conclusion
504(1)
Sites to Visit
504(1)
For Further Reading
505
INTERPRETING HISTORY
Mario Puzo, The Fortunate Pilgrim
503(3)
PART EIGHT From Depression and War to World Power, 1929-1953 506(66)
CHAPTER 22 Hardship and Hope in the 1930's: The Great Depression
508(22)
The Great Depression
509(5)
Causes of the Crisis
509(2)
"We Are Not Bums"
511(1)
Surviving Hard Times
512(1)
The Dust Bowl
512(2)
Presidential Responses to the Depression
514(4)
Herbert Hoover: Tackling the Crisis
514(1)
Franklin Delano Roosevelt: The Pragmatist
515(1)
"Nothing to Fear but Fear Itself"
516(2)
The New Deal
518(8)
The First Hundred Days
518(3)
Protest and Pressure from the Left and the Right
521(1)
The Second New Deal
522(2)
FDR's Second Term
524(2)
A New Political Culture
526(2)
The Labor Movement
526(1)
The New Deal Coalition
527(1)
A New Americanism
527(1)
Conclusion
528(1)
Sites to Visit
529(1)
For Further Reading
529
CONNECTING HISTORY
Presidents and the Media
516(14)
CHAPTER 23 Global Conflict: World War II, 1937-1945
530(20)
Mobilizing for War
531(3)
The Rise of Fascism
531(1)
Aggression in Europe and Asia
532(1)
The Great Debate: Americans Contemplate War
533(1)
Pearl Harbor: The United States Enters the War
534(3)
December 7, 1941
534(1)
Japanese American Relocation
534(2)
Wartime Migrations
536(1)
The Home Front
537(3)
Building Morale
538(1)
Home Front Workers, "Rosie the Riveter," and "Victory Girls"
538(2)
Race and War
540(3)
The Holocaust
541(1)
Racial Tensions at Home
541(1)
Fighting for the "Double V"
542(1)
Total War
543(4)
The War in Europe
543(2)
The War in the Pacific
545(1)
The End of the War
546(1)
Conclusion
547(1)
Sites to Visit
548(1)
For Further Reading
548(2)
CHAPTER 24 Cold War and Hot War, 1945-1953
550(22)
The Uncertainties of Victory
551(4)
Global Destruction
552(1)
Vacuums of Power
552(1)
Postwar Reconversion
553(1)
Contesting Racial Hierarchies
553(1)
Class Conflict
554(1)
The Quest for Security
555(6)
Redefining National Security
555(1)
Conflict with the Soviet Union
555(1)
The Policy of Containment
556(2)
Colonialism and the Cold War
558(1)
The Impact of Nuclear Weapons
558(3)
A Cold War Society
561(4)
Family Lives
561(1)
The Growth of the South and the West
562(1)
Harry Truman and the Limits of Liberal Reform
562(1)
The Cold War at Home
563(1)
Who Is a Loyal American?
564(1)
The United States and Asia
565(4)
The Chinese Civil War
566(1)
The Creation of the National Security State
567(1)
At War in Korea
567(2)
Conclusion
569(1)
Sites to Visit
570(1)
For Further Reading
570
CONNECTING HISTORY
The Origins of the Cold War
559(13)
PART NINE The Cold War at High Tide, 1953-1979 572(62)
CHAPTER 25 Domestic Dreams and Atomic Nightmares, 1953-1963
574(21)
Cold War, Warm Hearth
575(4)
Consumer Spending and the Suburban Ideal
575(1)
Race, Class, and Domesticity
576(2)
Women: Back to the Future
578(1)
The Civil Rights Movement
579(4)
Brown v. Board of Education
580(1)
White Resistance, Black Persistence
580(1)
Boycotts and Sit-Ins
581(2)
The Eisenhower Years
583(3)
The Middle of the Road
583(1)
"What's Good for General Motors..."
584(1)
Eisenhower's Foreign Policy
584(2)
Outsiders and Opposition
586(3)
Youth, Sex, and Rock 'n' Roll
587(1)
Rebellious Men
588(1)
Mobilizing for Peace and the Environment
589(1)
The Kennedy Era
589(4)
Domestic Policy
591(1)
Foreign Policy
591(1)
A Year of Turning Points
592(1)
Conclusion
593(1)
Sites to Visit
594(1)
For Further Reading
594
INTERPRETING HISTORY
Rachel Carson, Silent Spring
590(5)
CHAPTER 26 The Nation Divides: The Vietnam War and Social Conflict, 1964-1971
595(20)
Lyndon Johnson and the Apex of Liberalism
596(3)
The New President
596(1)
The Great Society: Fighting Poverty and Discrimination
597(1)
The Great Society: Improving the Quality of Life
598(1)
The Liberal Warren Court
599(1)
Into War in Vietnam
599(5)
The Vietnamese Revolution and the United States
600(1)
Johnson's War
600(1)
Americans in Southeast Asia
601(1)
1968: The Turning Point
602(2)
The Movement
604(6)
From Civil Rights to Black Power
604(1)
The New Left and the Struggle Against the War
605(1)
Cultural Rebellion and the Counterculture
606(1)
Women's Liberation
607(1)
The Many Fronts of Liberation
608(2)
The Conservative Response
610(3)
Backlashes
610(1)
The Turmoil of 1968 at Home
611(1)
The Nixon Administration
611(1)
Escalating and De-escalating in Vietnam
612(1)
Conclusion
613(1)
Sites to Visit
614(1)
For Further Reading
614(1)
CHAPTER 27 Reconsidering National Priorities, 1972-1979
615(19)
Twin Shocks: Detente and Watergate
616(2)
Triangular Diplomacy
616(1)
Scandal in the White House
617(1)
A President Laid Low
618(7)
Discovering the Limits of the U.S. Economy
620(1)
The End of the Long Boom
620(1)
The Oil Embargo
621(2)
The Environmental Movement
623(2)
Reshuffling Politics
625(3)
Congressional Power Reasserted
625(1)
"I Will Never Lie to You"
626(1)
Rise of a Peacemaker
626(1)
The War on Waste
627(1)
Diffusing the Women's Movement
628(4)
The Meanings of Women's Liberation
629(1)
New Opportunities in Education, the Workplace, and Family Life
630(1)
Equality Under the Law
631(1)
Backlash
631(1)
Conclusion
632(1)
Sites to Visit
633(1)
For Further Reading
633
CONNECTING HISTORY
Energy Use in the United States
622(12)
PART TEN A Nation of Immigrants, a Global Economy, 1979-2001 634
CHAPTER 28 The Cold War Returns-and Ends, 1979-1991
636(19)
Anticommunism Revived
637(3)
Iran and Afghanistan
637(1)
The Conservative Victory of 1980
638(1)
Renewing the Cold War
639(1)
Republican Rule at Home
640(5)
"Reaganomics" and the Assault on Welfare
641(1)
An Embattled Environment
642(1)
A Society Divided
643(2)
Cultural Conflict
645(3)
The Rise of the Religious Right
645(2)
Dissenters Push Back
647(1)
The New Immigration
647(1)
The End of the Cold War
648(5)
From Cold War to Detente
648(1)
The Iran-Contra Scandal
649(1)
A Global Policeman?
650(3)
Conclusion
653(1)
Sites to Visit
653(1)
For Further Reading
653(2)
CHAPTER 29 Post-Cold War America, 1991-2000
655(21)
The Economy: Global and Domestic
656(3)
The Post-Cold War Economy
657(1)
The Widening Gap Between Rich and Poor
657(2)
Labor Unions
659(1)
Tolerance and Its Limits
659(4)
"We Can All Get Along"
660(1)
Values in Conflict
660(1)
Courtroom Dramas
661(2)
The Changing Face of Diversity
663(1)
Violence and Danger
663(3)
Domestic Terrorism
664(1)
Kids Who Kill
664(1)
A Healthy Nation?
665(1)
The Clinton Presidency
666(2)
Clinton: The New Democrat
666(1)
Clinton's Domestic Agenda and the "Republican Revolution"
666(1)
The Impeachment Crisis
667(1)
The Nation and the World
668(3)
Trade Agreements
668(1)
Efforts at Peacemaking
669(1)
Military Interventions and International Terrorism
670(1)
The Contested Election of 2000
671(3)
The Campaign, the Vote, and the Courts
672(1)
The Aftermath
672(1)
Legacies of Election 2000
673(1)
Conclusion
674(1)
Sites to Visit
674(1)
For Further Reading
675
INTERPRETING HISTORY
Vermont Civil Union Law
662(14)
CHAPTER 30 A Global Nation for the New Millennium
676
The American Place in a Global Economy
677(6)
The Logic and Technology of Globalization
678(1)
Free Trade and the Global Assembly Line
679(1)
Who Benefits from Globalization?
680(3)
The Stewardship of Natural Resources
683(3)
Ecological Transformation in the Twentieth Century
684(1)
Pollution
685(1)
Environmentalism and Its Limitations
685(1)
The Expansion of American Popular Culture Abroad
686(3)
A Culture of Diversity and Entertainment
686(1)
U.S. Influence Abroad Since the Cold War
687(1)
Resistance to American Popular Culture
688(1)
Identity in Contemporary America
689(3)
Negotiating Multiple Identities
689(1)
Social Change and Abiding Discrimination
690(1)
Still an Immigrant Society
691(1)
Conclusion
692(2)
Sites to Visit
694(1)
For Further Reading
695
CONNECTING HISTORY
The Internet and the World Wide Web
680
Appendix A-1
The Declaration of Independence
A-3
The Articles of Confederation
A-5
The Constitution of the United States of America
A-8
Amendments to the Constitution
A-13
Presidential Elections
A-17
Present Day United States
A-20
Present Day World
A-22
Credits C-1
Index I-1


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