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Liberty, Equality, Power: A History Of The American People: Compact Edition,9780495004646

Liberty, Equality, Power: A History Of The American People: Compact Edition

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Succeed in American history with THOMSON ADVANTAGE BOOKS: LIBERTY, EQUALITY, AND POWER, COMPACT EDITION! This history text shows how the pursuit of liberty and equality has shaped the nation, and how power has been used and abused in every aspect of American life between men and women, whites and blacks, and rich and poor. Features such as History through Film, chapter focus questions, chapter chronologies, charts, and tables help you master difficult concepts. The Book Companion Website contains additional study aids such as flashcards, tutorial quizzes, internet exercises, and links to the past designed to save you time and enhance your understanding of the material.

Table of Contents

Maps
xxii
History Through Film xxiii
To the Student: Why Study History? xxiv
Preface xxvi
When Old Worlds Collide: Contact, Conquest, Catastrophe
1(41)
Peoples in Motion
1(1)
Chronology
2(5)
From Beringia to the Americas
2(2)
The Great Extinction and the Rise of Agriculture
4(2)
The Polynesians and Hawaii
6(1)
The Norsemen
6(1)
Europe and the World in the 15th Century
7(7)
China: The Rejection of Overseas Expansion
7(1)
Europe versus Islam
8(1)
The Legacy of the Crusades
9(1)
The Unlikely Pioneer: Portugal
9(2)
Africa, Colonies, and the Slave Trade
11(2)
Portugal's Asian Empire
13(1)
Early Lessons
13(1)
Spain, Columbus, and the Americas
14(3)
Columbus
14(2)
Spain and the Caribbean
16(1)
The Emergence of Complex Societies in the Americas
17(13)
The Rise of Sedentary Cultures
18(1)
The Andes: Cycles of Complex Cultures
19(2)
Inca Civilization
21(1)
Mesoamerica: Cycles of Complex Cultures
22(3)
The Aztecs and Tenochtitlan
25(1)
North American Mound Builders
26(2)
Urban Cultures of the Southwest
28(2)
Contact and Cultural Misunderstanding
30(2)
Religious Dilemmas
30(1)
War as Cultural Misunderstanding
31(1)
Gender and Cultural Misunderstanding
32(1)
Conquest and Catastrophe
32(7)
The Conquest of Mexico and Peru
32(2)
North American Conquistadores and Missionaries
34(2)
The Spanish Empire and Demographic Catastrophe
36(1)
Brazil
37(1)
Global Colossus, Global Economy
37(2)
Explanations: Patterns of Conquest, Submission, and Resistance
39(1)
Conclusion
40(1)
Suggested Readings
41(1)
The Challenge to Spain and the Settlement of North America
42(50)
The Protestant Reformation and the Challenge to Spain
43(1)
Chronology
43(2)
New France
45(2)
Early French Explorers
45(1)
Missions and Furs
46(1)
History Through Film: Black Robe
47(3)
New France under Louis XIV
49(1)
The Dutch and Swedish Settlements
50(3)
The East and West India Companies
51(1)
New Netherland as a Pluralistic Society
52(1)
Swedish and English Encroachments
53(1)
The Challenge from Elizabethan England
53(5)
The English Reformation
54(1)
Hawkins and Drake
54(1)
Gilbert, Ireland, and America
55(1)
Ralegh, Roanoke, and War with Spain
56(2)
The Swarming of the English
58(1)
The Chesapeake and West Indian Colonies
58(11)
The Jamestown Disaster
59(1)
Reorganization, Reform, and Crisis
60(2)
Tobacco, Servants, and Survival
62(2)
Maryland
64(1)
Chesapeake Family Life
65(1)
The West Indies and the Transition to Slavery
66(1)
The Rise of Slavery in North America
67(2)
The New England Colonies
69(9)
The Pilgrims and Plymouth
70(1)
Covenant Theology
70(2)
Massachusetts Bay
72(1)
Puritan Family Life
73(1)
Conversion, Dissent, and Expansion
73(2)
Congregations, Towns, and Colony Governments
75(1)
Infant Baptism and New Dissent
76(2)
The English Civil Wars
78(1)
The First Restoration Colonies
78(6)
Carolina, Harrington, and the Aristocratic Ideal
79(2)
New York: An Experiment in Absolutism
81(3)
Brotherly Love: The Quakers and America
84(6)
Quaker Beliefs
84(2)
Quaker Families
86(1)
West New Jersey
86(1)
Pennsylvania
87(3)
Conclusion
90(1)
Suggested Readings
91(1)
England Discovers Its Colonies: Empire, Liberty, and Expansion
92(43)
Chronology
93(1)
The Atlantic Prism and the Spectrum of Settlement
94(6)
Demographic Differences
94(3)
Race, Ethnicity, and Economy
97(1)
Religion and Education
97(1)
Local and Provincial Governments
98(1)
Unifying Trends: Language, War, Law, and Inheritance
99(1)
The Beginnings of Empire
100(5)
Upheaval in America: The Critical 1640s
100(1)
Mercantilism as a Moral Revolution
101(1)
The First Navigation Act
102(1)
Restoration Navigation Acts
103(2)
Indians, Settlers, Upheaval
105(8)
Indian Strategies of Survival
105(1)
Puritan Indian Missions
106(1)
Metacom's (or King Philip's) War
107(3)
Virginia's Indian War
110(1)
Bacon's Rebellion
111(2)
Crisis in England and the Redefinition of Empire
113(3)
The Popish Plot, the Exclusion Crisis, and the Rise of Party
114(1)
The Lords of Trade and Imperial Reform
114(2)
The Dominion of New England
116(1)
The Glorious Revolution
116(8)
The Glorious Revolution in America
117(1)
The English Response
118(1)
The Salem Witch Trials
119(1)
The Completion of Empire
120(2)
Imperial Federalism
122(1)
The Mixed and Balanced Constitution
122(2)
Contrasting Empires: Spain and France in North America
124(4)
The Pueblo Revolt
124(1)
New France and the Middle Ground
125(2)
French Louisiana and Spanish Texas
127(1)
An Empire of Settlement: The British Colonies
128(5)
The Engine of British Expansion: The Colonial Household
128(2)
The Voluntaristic Ethic and Public Life
130(1)
Three Warring Empires, 1689--1716
130(3)
Conclusion
133(1)
Suggested Readings
134(1)
Provincial America and the Struggle for a Continent
135(50)
Expansion versus Anglicization
135(1)
Chronology
136(3)
Threats to Householder Autonomy
137(1)
Anglicizing the Role of Women
138(1)
Expansion, Immigration, and Regional Differentiation
139(8)
Emergence of the Old South
139(4)
The Mid-Atlantic Colonies: The ``Best Poor Man's Country''
143(1)
The Backcountry
144(1)
New England: A Faltering Economy and Paper Money
145(2)
Anglicizing Provincial America
147(6)
The World of Print
148(2)
The Enlightenment in America
150(1)
Lawyers and Doctors
150(1)
Georgia: The Failure of an Enlightenment Utopia
151(2)
The Great Awakening
153(5)
Origins of the Revivals
153(2)
Whitefield Launches the Transatlantic Revival
155(1)
Disruptions
155(1)
Long-Term Consequences of the Revivals
156(1)
New Colleges
157(1)
The Denominational Realignment
158(1)
Political Culture in the Colonies
158(4)
The Rise of the Assembly and the Governor
159(1)
``Country'' Constitutions: The Southern Colonies
160(1)
``Court'' Constitutions: The Northern Colonies
161(1)
The Renewal of Imperial Conflict
162(9)
Challenges to French Power
162(2)
The Danger of Slave Revolts and War with Spain
164(3)
France versus Britain: King George's War
167(1)
The Impending Storm
168(3)
The War for North America
171(12)
The Albany Congress and the Onset of War
171(2)
Britain's Years of Defeat
173(3)
A World War
176(1)
Imperial Tensions: From Loudoun to Pitt
177(2)
The Years of British Victory
179(3)
The Cherokee War and Spanish Intervention
182(1)
The Peace of Paris
182(1)
Conclusion
183(1)
Suggested Readings
184(1)
Reform, Resistance, Revolution
185(41)
Imperial Reform
186(1)
Chronology
186(6)
From Pitt to Grenville
187(1)
The Grenville Ministry
187(1)
Indian Policy and Pontiac's War
188(2)
The Sugar Act
190(1)
The Currency Act and the Quartering Act
190(1)
The Stamp Act
191(1)
The Stamp Act Crisis
192(4)
Nullification
193(1)
Repeal
194(2)
The Townshend Crisis
196(10)
The Townshend Program
196(2)
Resistance: The Politics of Escalation
198(2)
An Experiment in Military Coercion
200(1)
The Second Wilkes Crisis
200(1)
The Boston Massacre
201(2)
Partial Repeal
203(1)
Disaffection
204(2)
Internal Cleavages: The Contagion of Liberty
206(6)
The Feudal Revival and Rural Discontent
206(2)
The Regulator Movements in the Carolinas
208(2)
Slaves and Women
210(2)
The Last Imperial Crisis
212(7)
The Tea Crisis
213(1)
Britain's Response: The Coercive Acts
214(1)
The Radical Explosion
215(2)
The First Continental Congress
217(1)
Toward War
218(1)
The Improvised War
219(4)
The Second Continental Congress
220(1)
War and Legitimacy, 1775--1776
221(1)
Independence
222(1)
History Through Film: 1776
223(1)
Conclusion
224(1)
Suggested Readings
225(1)
The Revolutionary Republic
226(45)
Chronology
227(1)
Hearts and Minds: The Northern War, 1776--1777
228(3)
The British Offensive
228(3)
The Trenton-Princeton Campaign
231(1)
The Campaigns of 1777 and Foreign Intervention
231(2)
The Loss of Philadelphia
232(1)
History Through Film: Mary Silliman's War
233(3)
Saratoga
234(1)
French Intervention
234(1)
Spanish Expansion and Intervention
235(1)
The Reconstitution of Authority
236(6)
John Adams and the Separation of Powers
236(1)
The Virginia Constitution
237(1)
The Pennsylvania Constitution
238(1)
Massachusetts Redefines Constitutionalism
239(2)
Confederation
241(1)
The Crisis of the Revolution, 1779--1783
242(6)
The Loyalists
242(1)
Loyalist Refugees, Black and White
243(1)
The Indian Struggle for Unity and Survival
244(2)
Attrition
246(2)
The British Offensive in the South
248(8)
The Partisan War
251(1)
Mutiny and Reform
252(1)
From the Ravaging of Virginia to Yorktown and Peace
253(3)
A Revolutionary Society
256(8)
Religious Transformations
256(2)
The First Emancipation
258(1)
The Challenge to Patriarchy
259(1)
Western Expansion, Discontent, and Conflict with Indians
260(1)
The Northwest Ordinance
261(3)
A More Perfect Union
264(5)
Commerce, Debt, and Shay's Rebellion
264(1)
Cosmopolitans versus Localists
264(2)
The Philadelphia Convention
266(2)
Ratification
268(1)
Conclusion
269(1)
Suggested Readings
270(1)
The Democratic Republic, 1790--1820
271(36)
Chronology
272(1)
The Farmer's Republic
273(1)
Households
273(1)
History Through Film: A Midwife's Tale
274(5)
Rural Industry
276(1)
Neighbors
276(2)
Inheritance
278(1)
Standards of Living
278(1)
From Backcountry to Frontier
279(5)
The Destruction of the Woodland Indians
280(1)
The Failure of Cultural Renewal
281(2)
The Backcountry, 1790--1815
283(1)
The Plantation South, 1790--1820
284(5)
Slavery and the Republic
284(2)
The Recommitment to Slavery
286(1)
Race, Gender, and Chesapeake Labor
287(1)
The Lowland Task System
288(1)
The Seaport Cities, 1790--1815
289(3)
Commerce
289(1)
Poverty
290(1)
The Status of Labor
291(1)
The Withering of Patriarchal Authority
292(5)
Paternal Power in Decline
293(1)
The Alcoholic Republic
293(1)
The Democratization of Print
294(1)
Citizenship
295(2)
Republican Religion
297(8)
The Decline of the Established Churches
297(1)
The Rise of the Democratic Sects
298(2)
The Christianization of the White South
300(1)
Evangelicals and Slavery
301(1)
The Beginnings of African American Christianity
302(1)
Black Republicanism: Gabriel's Rebellion
303(2)
Conclusion
305(1)
Suggested Readings
306(1)
Completing the Revolution, 1789--1815
307(39)
Establishing the Government
308(1)
Chronology
308(6)
The ``Republican Court''
309(1)
The First Congress
310(1)
Hamiltonian Economics: The National Debt
311(1)
Hamiltonian Economics: The Bank and the Excise
312(1)
The Rise of Opposition
313(1)
Jefferson versus Hamilton
313(1)
The Republic in a World at War, 1793--1800
314(11)
Americans and the French Revolution
315(1)
Citizen Genet
315(1)
Western Troubles
316(2)
The Jay Treaty
318(1)
Washington's Farewell
319(1)
The Election of 1796
319(1)
Troubles with France, 1796--1800
320(2)
The Crisis at Home, 1798--1800
322(1)
The Politicians and the Army
323(1)
The Election of 1800
324(1)
The Jeffersonians in Power
325(8)
The Republican Program
325(2)
Cleansing the Government
327(1)
The Jeffersonians and the Courts
328(1)
The Impeachments of Pickering and Chase
329(1)
Justice Marshall's Court
330(1)
Louisiana
331(2)
The Republic and the Napoleonic Wars, 1804--1815
333(11)
The Dilemmas of Neutrality
333(1)
Trouble on the High Seas
334(1)
Embargo
334(2)
The Road to War
336(1)
The War Hawk Congress, 1811--1812
337(1)
War Hawks and the War of 1812
338(1)
The War with Canada, 1812--1813
338(3)
Tecumseh's Last Stand
341(1)
The British Offensive, 1814
342(1)
The Hartford Convention
343(1)
The Treaty of Ghent
344(1)
Conclusion
344(1)
Suggested Readings
345(1)
The Market Revolution, 1815--1860
346(36)
Government and Markets
347(1)
Chronology
347(4)
The American System: The Bank of the United States
347(1)
The American System: Tariffs and Internal Improvements
348(1)
Markets and the Law
349(2)
The Transportation Revolution
351(5)
Transportation in 1815
351(1)
Improvements: Roads and Rivers
351(2)
Improvements: Canals and Railroads
353(1)
Time and Money
354(2)
Markets and Regions
356(1)
From Yeoman to Businessman: The Rural North and West
356(9)
Shaping the Northern Landscape
357(1)
The Transformation of Rural Outwork
358(1)
Farmers as Consumers
358(1)
The Northwest: Southern Migrants
359(1)
The Northwest: Northern Migrants
360(2)
Households
362(2)
Neighborhoods: The Landscape of Privacy
364(1)
The Industrial Revolution
365(7)
Factory Towns: The Rhode Island System
365(2)
Factory Towns: The Waltham System
367(2)
Urban Businessmen
369(1)
Metropolitan Industrialization
370(2)
History Through Film: Gangs of New York
372(1)
The Market Revolution in the South
373(7)
The Organization of Slave Labor
374(1)
Paternalism
375(1)
Yeomen and Planters
376(1)
Yeomen and the Market
377(1)
A Balance Sheet: The Plantation and Southern Development
378(2)
Conclusion
380(1)
Suggested Readings
381(1)
Toward an American Culture
382(33)
The Northern Middle Class
382(1)
Chronology
383(8)
The Evangelical Base
383(2)
Domesticity
385(1)
Sentimentality
386(2)
Fine Arts
388(1)
Nature and Art
389(1)
Scenic Tourism: Niagara Falls
390(1)
The Plain People of the North
391(5)
Religion and the Common Folk
391(1)
Popular Millennialism
392(2)
Family and Society
394(1)
The Prophet Joseph Smith
395(1)
The Rise of Popular Culture
396(6)
Blood Sports
396(1)
Boxing
396(1)
An American Theater
397(2)
Minstrelsy
399(1)
Novels and the Penny Press
400(2)
Family, Church, and Neighborhood: The White South
402(5)
Southern Families
402(1)
Southern Entertainments
403(1)
The Camp Meeting Becomes Respectable
404(1)
Religious Conservatism
405(1)
Pro-slavery Christianity
406(1)
The Private Lives of Slaves
407(6)
The Slave Family
407(2)
White Missions
409(1)
Slave Christians
410(1)
Religion and Revolt
411(1)
Nat Turner
412(1)
Conclusion
413(1)
Suggested Readings
414(1)
Society, Culture, and Politics, 1820s--1840s
415(33)
Constituencies
416(1)
Chronology
416(3)
The North and West
416(2)
The South
418(1)
The Politics of Economic Development
419(4)
Government and Its Limits
419(2)
Banks
421(2)
Internal Improvements
423(1)
The Politics of Social Reform
423(6)
Public Schools
424(1)
Ethnicity, Religion, and the Schools
425(1)
Prisons
426(1)
Asylums
427(1)
The South and Social Reform
428(1)
Excursus: The Politics of Alcohol
429(5)
Ardent Spirits
429(2)
The Origins of Prohibition
431(1)
The Democratization of Temperance
432(1)
Temperance Schisms
433(1)
Ethnicity and Alcohol
434(1)
The Politics of Race
434(8)
Free Blacks
435(1)
Discrimination
435(2)
Democratic Racism
437(1)
Conceptions of Racial Difference
438(1)
The Beginnings of Antislavery
439(1)
Abolitionists
440(1)
Agitation
441(1)
The Politics of Gender and Sex
442(4)
Appetites
442(1)
Moral Reform
443(1)
Women's Rights
444(2)
Conclusion
446(1)
Suggested Readings
447(1)
Jacksonian Democracy
448(37)
Prologue: 1819
448(1)
Chronology
449(4)
The West, 1803--1840s
449(1)
The Argument over Missouri
450(1)
The Missouri Compromise
451(1)
The Panic of 1819
452(1)
Republican Revival
453(5)
Martin Van Buren Leads the Way
454(1)
The Election of 1824
454(2)
``A Corrupt Bargain''
456(1)
Jacksonian Melodrama
457(1)
Adams versus Jackson
458(6)
Nationalism in an International Arena
458(1)
Nationalism at Home
459(1)
The Birth of the Democratic Party
460(1)
The Election of 1828
460(2)
A People's Inauguration
462(1)
The Spoils System
463(1)
Jacksonian Democracy and the South
464(2)
Southerners and Indians
464(1)
Indian Removal
465(1)
History Through Film: Amistad
466(8)
Southerners and the Tariff
467(1)
Nullification
468(2)
The ``Petticoat Wars''
470(1)
The Fall of Calhoun
471(1)
Petitions, the Gag Rule, and the Southern Mails
472(2)
Jacksonian Democracy and the Market Revolution
474(5)
The Second Bank of the United States
474(1)
The Bank War
475(2)
The Beginnings of the Whig Party
477(1)
A Balanced Budget
478(1)
The Second American Party System
479(4)
``Martin Van Ruin''
480(1)
The Election of 1840
481(2)
Two Parties
483(1)
Conclusion
483(1)
Suggested Readings
484(1)
Manifest Destiny: An Empire for Liberty---or Slavery?
485(31)
Growth as the American Way
485(1)
Chronology
486(9)
Manifest Destiny and Slavery
487(1)
The Westering Impulse
488(1)
The Hispanic Southwest
488(1)
The Oregon and California Trails
489(3)
The Mormon Migration
492(1)
The Republic of Texas
492(1)
The Annexation Controversy
493(2)
Acquisition of Texas and Oregon
495(1)
The Mexican War
495(6)
Military Campaigns of 1846
496(1)
Military Campaigns of 1847
497(1)
Antiwar Sentiment
498(2)
The Wilmot Proviso
500(1)
The Election of 1848
501(4)
The Free Soil Party
502(1)
The Gold Rush and California Statehood
503(2)
The Compromise of 1850
505(7)
The Senate Debates
505(2)
Passage of the Compromise
507(1)
The Fugitive Slave Law
508(1)
The Slave-Catchers
509(2)
Uncle Tom's Cabin
511(1)
Filibustering
512(2)
The Gray-Eyed Man of Destiny
513(1)
Conclusion
514(1)
Suggested Readings
515(1)
The Gathering Tempest, 1853--1860
516(36)
Kansas and the Rise of the Republican Party
516(1)
Chronology
517(3)
The Kansas-Nebraska Act
518(1)
Death of the Whig Party
519(1)
Immigration and Nativism
520(5)
Immigrants in Politics
522(1)
The Rise of the Know-Nothings
523(1)
The Decline of Nativism
524(1)
Bleeding Kansas
525(3)
The Caning of Sumner
527(1)
The Election of 1856
528(5)
The Dred Scott Case
531(1)
The Lecompton Constitution
532(1)
The Economy in the 1850s
533(13)
``The American System of Manufactures''
534(2)
The Southern Economy
536(1)
The Sovereignty of King Cotton
537(2)
Labor Conditions in the North
539(1)
The Panic of 1857
540(1)
Sectionalism and the Panic
541(1)
The Free-Labor Ideology
542(2)
The Impending Crisis
544(1)
Southern Nonslaveholders
544(2)
The Lincoln-Douglas Debates
546(4)
The Freeport Doctrine
547(1)
John Brown at Harpers Ferry
548(2)
Conclusion
550(1)
Suggested Readings
550(2)
Secession and Civil War, 1860--1862
552(37)
The Election of 1860
552(1)
Chronology
553(4)
The Republicans Nominate Lincoln
555(1)
Southern Fears
556(1)
The Lower South Secedes
557(6)
Northerners Affirm the Union
558(1)
Compromise Proposals
559(1)
Establishment of the Confederacy
560(1)
The Fort Sumter Issue
561(2)
Choosing Sides
563(3)
The Border States
564(1)
The Creation of West Virginia
565(1)
Indian Territory and the Southwest
566(1)
The Balance Sheet of War
566(2)
Strategy and Morale
567(1)
History Through Film: The Red Badge of Courage
568(6)
Mobilizing for War
569(2)
Weapons and Tactics
571(1)
Logistics
572(1)
Financing the War
573(1)
Navies, the Blockade, and Foreign Relations
574(4)
King Cotton Diplomacy
574(1)
The Trent Affair
575(1)
The Confederate Navy
576(1)
The Monitor and the Virginia
576(2)
Campaigns and Battles, 1861--1862
578(7)
The Battle of Bull Run
578(2)
Naval Operations
580(1)
Fort Henry and Fort Donelson
580(2)
The Battle of Shiloh
582(1)
The Virginia Theater
583(1)
The Seven Days' Battles
584(1)
Confederate Counteroffensives
585(2)
The Second Battle of Bull Run
585(2)
Conclusion
587(1)
Suggested Readings
588(1)
A New Birth of Freedom, 1862--1865
589(38)
Slavery and the War
589(1)
Chronology
590(7)
The ``Contrabands''
591(1)
The Border States
591(1)
The Decision for Emancipation
592(1)
New Calls for Troops
593(1)
The Battle of Antietam
594(2)
The Emancipation Proclamation
596(1)
A Winter of Discontent
597(5)
The Rise of the Copperheads
598(1)
Economic Problems in the South
599(1)
The Wartime Draft and Class Tensions
600(2)
A Poor Man's Fight?
602(1)
Blueprint for Modern America
602(2)
Women and the War
603(1)
The Confederate Tide Crests and Recedes
604(6)
The Battle of Chancellorsville
604(1)
The Gettysburg Campaign
605(2)
The Vicksburg Campaign
607(1)
Chickamauga and Chattanooga
608(2)
Black Men in Blue
610(2)
Black Soldiers in Combat
610(2)
Emancipation Confirmed
612(1)
The Year of Decision
612(7)
Out of the Wilderness
613(1)
Spotsylvania and Cold Harbor
614(1)
Stalemate in Virginia
615(1)
The Atlanta Campaign
615(1)
Peace Overtures
616(2)
The Prisoner-Exchange Controversy
618(1)
The Issue of Black Soldiers in the Confederate Army
619(1)
Lincoln's Reelection and the End of the Confederacy
619(6)
The Capture of Atlanta
619(1)
The Shenandoah Valley
620(1)
From Atlanta to the Sea
620(1)
The Battles of Franklin and Nashville
621(1)
Fort Fisher and Sherman's March through the Carolinas
621(2)
The Road to Appomattox
623(1)
The Assassination of Lincoln
624(1)
Conclusion
625(1)
Suggested Readings
626(1)
Reconstruction, 1863--1877
627(33)
Wartime Reconstruction
627(1)
Chronology
628(2)
Radical Republicans and Reconstruction
629(1)
Andrew Johnson and Reconstruction
630(6)
Johnson's Policy
631(1)
Southern Defiance
632(1)
The Black Codes
633(1)
Land and Labor in the Postwar South
633(1)
The Freedmen's Bureau
634(1)
Land for the Landless
634(2)
Education
636(1)
The Advent of Congressional Reconstruction
636(4)
Schism between President and Congress
636(1)
The 14th Amendment
637(1)
The 1866 Elections
637(1)
The Reconstruction Acts of 1867
638(2)
The Impeachment of Andrew Johnson
640(3)
The Completion of Formal Reconstruction
640(1)
The 15th Amendment
641(1)
The Election of 1868
642(1)
The Grant Administration
643(5)
Civil Service Reform
643(1)
Foreign Policy Issues
644(1)
Reconstruction in the South
645(1)
Blacks in Office
646(1)
``Carpetbaggers''
647(1)
``Scalawags''
647(1)
The Ku Klux Klan
647(1)
History Through Film: The Birth of a Nation
648(4)
The Election of 1872
651(1)
The Panic of 1873
651(1)
The Retreat from Reconstruction
652(6)
The Mississippi Election of 1875
652(2)
The Supreme Court and Reconstruction
654(1)
The Election of 1876
655(1)
Disputed Results
655(2)
The Compromise of 1877
657(1)
The End of Reconstruction
657(1)
Conclusion
658(1)
Suggested Readings
659(1)
Frontiers of Change, Politics of Stalemate, 1865--1898
660(24)
Chronology
661(1)
Agencies of Westward Expansion
662(4)
The Mining Frontier
663(1)
The Ranching Frontier
663(3)
The Last Indian Frontier
666(2)
Conflict with the Sioux
667(1)
History Through Film: Fort Apache
668(5)
Suppression of Other Plains Indians
668(3)
The ``Peace Policy''
671(1)
Mexican Americans
672(1)
The New South
673(5)
Southern Industry
674(1)
Southern Agriculture
675(1)
Race Relations in the New South
676(2)
The Politics of Stalemate
678(4)
Knife-Edge Electoral Balance
679(1)
Civil Service Reform
680(1)
The Tariff Issue
681(1)
Conclusion
682(1)
Suggested Readings
683(1)
Economic Change and the Crisis of the 1890s
684(32)
Economic Growth
684(1)
Chronology
685(2)
Railroads
685(2)
Technology
687(1)
The American Middle Class
687(10)
The Philadelphia Centennial Exposition
687(1)
Gilded Age Cities
688(1)
The American Museum
689(1)
The Department Store and Mail-Order Catalogs
690(1)
Advertising and Magazines
691(1)
African American Middle-Class Culture
692(1)
The New Woman
693(2)
The World's Columbian Exhibition
695(2)
Wealth and Inequality
697(2)
The Antitrust Movement
698(1)
Labor Strife
699(7)
The Great Railroad Strike of 1877
700(1)
The Knights of Labor
700(1)
Haymarket
701(1)
Henry George
702(1)
Edward Bellamy
703(1)
The Homestead Strike
704(1)
The Depression of 1893--1897
704(1)
The Pullman Strike
705(1)
Farmers' Movements
706(4)
Credit and Money
707(1)
The Greenback and Silver Movements
708(1)
The Farmers' Alliance
709(1)
The Rise and Fall of the People's Party
710(4)
The Silver Issue
712(1)
The Election of 1896
712(2)
Conclusion
714(1)
Suggested Readings
714(2)
An Industrial Society, 1890--1920
716(35)
Chronology
717(1)
Sources of Economic Growth
717(7)
Technology
718(1)
Corporate Growth
718(1)
Mass Production and Distribution
719(1)
Corporate Consolidation
719(2)
Revolution in Management
721(1)
Scientific Managemention the Factory Floor
721(3)
``Robber Barons'' No More
724(1)
Obsession with Physical and Racial Fitness
725(2)
Social Darwinism
727(1)
Immigration
727(7)
European Immigration
728(2)
Chinese and Japanese Immigration
730(2)
Immigrant Labor
732(2)
Living Conditions
734(1)
Building Ethnic Communities
734(4)
A Network of Institutions
735(1)
The Emergence of an Ethnic Middle Class
735(1)
Political Machines and Organized Crime
736(2)
African American Labor and Community
738(2)
Workers and Unions
740(4)
Samuel F. Gompers and the AFL
741(2)
``Big Bill'' Haywood and the IWW
743(1)
The Joys of the City
744(1)
The New Sexuality and the Rise of Feminism
745(1)
History Through Film: The Great White Hope
746(3)
Feminism
747(2)
Conclusion
749(1)
Suggested Readings
749(2)
Progressivism
751(37)
Chronology
752(1)
Progressivism and the Protestant Spirit
752(1)
Muckrakers, Magazines, and the Turn toward ``Realism''
753(2)
Increased Newspaper and Magazine Circulation
754(1)
The Turn toward ``Realism''
754(1)
Settlement Houses and Women's Activism
755(4)
Hull House
756(1)
The Cultural Conservatism of Progressive Reformers
757(1)
A Nation of Clubwomen
758(1)
Socialism and Progressivism
759(2)
The Many Faces of Socialism
759(1)
Socialists and Progressives
760(1)
Municipal Reform
761(1)
The City Commission Plan
761(1)
The City Manager Plan
762(1)
The Costs of Reform
762(1)
Political Reform in the States
762(6)
Restoring Sovereignty to ``the People''
763(1)
Creating a Virtuous Electorate
763(1)
The Australian Ballot
764(1)
Personal Registration Laws
764(1)
Disenfranchisement
764(2)
Disillusionment with the Electorate
766(1)
Woman Suffrage
766(2)
Economic and Social Reform in the States
768(2)
Robert La Follette and Wisconsin Progressivism
768(1)
Progressive Reform in New York
769(1)
A Renewed Campaign for Civil Rights
770(3)
The Failure of Accommodationism
770(1)
From the Niagara Movement to the NAACP
771(2)
National Reform
773(5)
The Roosevelt Presidency
773(1)
Regulating the Trusts
774(1)
Toward a ``Square Deal''
774(1)
Expanding Government Power: The Economy
775(1)
Expanding Government Power: The Environment
775(2)
Progressivism: A Movement for the People?
777(1)
The Republicans: A Divided Party
777(1)
The Taft Presidency
778(1)
Battling Congress
778(1)
The Ballinger-Pinchot Controversy
778(1)
Roosevelt's Return
779(1)
The Bull Moose Campaign
780(1)
The Rise of Woodrow Wilson
780(1)
The Election of 1912
781(1)
The Wilson Presidency
782(4)
Tariff Reform and a Progressive Income Tax
782(1)
The Federal Reserve Act
782(2)
From the New Freedom to the New Nationalism
784(2)
Conclusion
786(1)
Suggested Readings
786(2)
Becoming a World Power, 1898--1917
788(30)
Chronology
789(1)
The United States Looks Abroad
789(4)
Protestant Missionaries
790(1)
Businessmen
790(1)
Imperialists
791(2)
The Spanish-American War
793(6)
``A Splendid Little War''
795(4)
The United States Becomes a World Power
799(7)
The Debate over the Treaty of Paris
800(1)
The American-Filipino War
801(1)
Controlling Cuba and Puerto Rico
802(2)
China and the ``Open Door''
804(2)
Theodore Roosevelt, Geopolitician
806(2)
The Roosevelt Corollary
806(1)
The Panama Canal
807(1)
History Through Film: Tarzan, the APE Man
808(5)
Keeping the Peace in East Asia
811(2)
William Howard Taft, Dollar Diplomat
813(1)
Woodrow Wilson, Struggling Idealist
814(2)
Conclusion
816(1)
Suggested Readings
817(1)
War and Society, 1914--1920
818(34)
Chronology
819(1)
Europe's Descent into War
819(3)
American Neutrality
822(5)
Submarine Warfare
823(1)
The Peace Movement
824(1)
Wilson's Vision: ``Peace without Victory''
825(1)
German Escalation
826(1)
American Intervention
827(2)
Mobilizing for ``Total'' War
829(10)
Organizing Industry
829(1)
Securing Workers, Keeping Labor Peace
830(2)
Raising an Army
832(2)
Paying the Bills
834(1)
Arousing Patriotic Ardor
835(1)
Wartime Repression
836(3)
The Failure of the International Peace
839(6)
The Paris Peace Conference and the Treaty of Versailles
840(1)
The League of Nations
841(1)
Wilson versus Lodge: The Fight over Ratification
841(3)
The Treaty's Final Defeat
844(1)
The Postwar Period: A Society in Convulsion
845(5)
Labor-Capital Conflict
845(1)
Radicals and the Red Scare
846(2)
Racial Conflict and the Rise of Black Nationalism
848(2)
Conclusion
850(1)
Suggested Readings
851(1)
The 1920s
852(41)
Chronology
853(1)
Prosperity
853(12)
A Consumer Society
854(1)
A People's Capitalism
855(1)
The Rise of Advertising and Mass Marketing
856(2)
Changing Attitudes toward Marriage and Sexuality
858(1)
An Age of Celebrity
858(1)
Celebrating Business Civilization
859(1)
Industrial Workers
860(2)
Women and Work
862(1)
The Women's Movement Adrift
863(2)
The Politics of Business
865(5)
Harding and the Politics of Personal Gain
865(2)
Coolidge and Laissez-Faire Politics
867(1)
Hoover and the Politics of Associationalism
867(1)
The Politics of Business Abroad
868(2)
Farmers, Small-Town Protestants, and Moral Traditionalists
870(9)
Agricultural Depression
870(1)
Cultural Dislocation
871(2)
Prohibition
873(1)
The Ku Klux Klan
873(2)
Immigration Restriction
875(2)
Fundamentalism versus Liberal Protestantism
877(1)
The Scopes Trial
878(1)
Ethnic and Racial Communities
879(3)
European American Ethnics
879(2)
African Americans
881(1)
History Through Film: The Jazz Singer
882(7)
The Harlem Renaissance
885(1)
Mexican Americans
886(3)
The ``Lost Generation'' and Disillusioned Intellectuals
889(2)
Democracy on the Defensive
890(1)
Conclusion
891(1)
Suggested Readings
892(1)
The Great Depression and the New Deal, 1929--1939
893(42)
Chronology
894(1)
Causes of the Great Depression
895(2)
Stock Market Speculation
895(1)
Mistakes by the Federal Reserve Board
895(1)
An Ill-Advised Tariff
896(1)
A Maldistribution of Wealth
896(1)
Hoover: The Fall of a Self-Made Man
897(3)
Hoover's Program
897(1)
The Bonus Army
898(2)
A Culture in Crisis
900(1)
The Democratic Roosevelt
901(2)
An Early Life of Privilege
902(1)
Roosevelt Liberalism
902(1)
The First New Deal, 1933--1935
903(10)
Saving the Banks
905(1)
Economic Relief
906(1)
Agricultural Reform
906(3)
Industrial Reform
909(1)
Rebuilding the Nation's Infrastructure
910(1)
The TVA Alternative
911(1)
The New Deal and Western Development
911(2)
Political Mobilization, Political Unrest, 1934--1935
913(3)
Populist Critics of the New Deal
913(1)
Labor Protests
914(1)
Anger at the Polls
915(1)
Radical Third Parties
916(1)
The Second New Deal, 1935--1937
916(10)
Philosophical Underpinnings
917(1)
Legislation
917(2)
Victory in 1936: The New Democratic Coalition
919(1)
Rhetoric Versus Reality
920(1)
Men, Women, and Reform
921(3)
Labor in Politics and Culture
924(2)
America's Minorities and the New Deal
926(4)
Eastern and Southern European Ethnics
927(1)
African Americans
927(1)
Mexican Americans
928(1)
American Indians
929(1)
The New Deal Abroad
930(2)
Stalemate, 1937--1940
932(1)
The Court-Packing Fiasco
932(1)
The Recession of 1937--1938
933(1)
Conclusion
933(1)
Suggested Readings
934(1)
America during the Second World War
935(41)
Chronology
936(1)
The Road to War: Aggression and Response
936(10)
The Rise of Aggressor States
937(1)
Isolationist Sentiment and American Neutrality
937(1)
Growing Interventionist Sentiment
938(1)
The Mounting Crisis
938(1)
The Outbreak of War in Europe
939(1)
America's Response to War in Europe
940(3)
An ``Arsenal of Democracy''
943(1)
Pearl Harbor
944(2)
Fighting the War in Europe
946(4)
Campaigns in North Africa and Italy
947(1)
Operation Overlord
948(2)
The Pacific Theater
950(4)
Seizing the Initiative in the Pacific
950(1)
China Policy
951(1)
Pacific Strategy
951(3)
A New President
954(3)
Atomic Power and Japanese Surrender
954(3)
The War at Home: The Economy
957(5)
Government's Role in the Economy
957(1)
Business and Finance
958(2)
The Workforce
960(1)
Labor Unions
961(1)
Assessing Economic Change
962(1)
The War at Home: Social Issues
962(8)
Wartime Propaganda
963(1)
Gender Equality
964(1)
Racial Equality
965(2)
Racial Tensions
967(3)
Shaping the Peace
970(4)
International Organizations
970(1)
Spheres of Interest and Postwar Settlements
971(3)
Conclusion
974(1)
Suggested Readings
975(1)
The Age of Containment, 1946--1954
976(36)
Creating a National Security State, 1945--1949
976(1)
Chronology
977(7)
Onset of the Cold War
977(1)
Containment Abroad: The Truman Doctrine
978(2)
Truman's Loyalty Program
980(1)
The National Security Act, the Marshall Plan, and the Berlin Crisis
981(2)
The Election of 1948
983(1)
The Korean War Era, 1949--1952
984(6)
NATO, China, and the Bomb
984(1)
NSC-68
985(1)
The Korean War
986(3)
Korea and Containment
989(1)
Containment at Home
990(4)
Anticommunism and the Labor Movement
991(1)
HUAC and the Loyalty Program
992(2)
History Through Film: High Noon
994(5)
Targeting Difference
995(1)
The ``Great Fear''
996(2)
McCarthyism
998(1)
Truman's Fair Deal
999(6)
The Employment Act of 1946 and the Promise of Economic Growth
1000(1)
Shaping the Fair Deal
1001(2)
Civil Rights
1003(2)
A Changing Culture
1005(4)
Jackie Robinson and the Baseball ``Color Line''
1005(1)
Suburban Development
1006(2)
Allure and Danger: Women on Film
1008(1)
From Truman to Eisenhower
1009(1)
The Election of 1952
1009(1)
A Soldier-President
1010(1)
Conclusion
1010(1)
Suggested Readings
1011(1)
Affluence and Its Discontents, 1953--1963
1012(44)
Foreign Policy, 1953--1960
1012(1)
Chronology
1013(4)
Eisenhower Takes Command
1013(1)
The New Look and Summitry
1014(2)
Covert Action and Economic Leverage
1016(1)
America and the Third World
1017(3)
Latin America
1017(1)
Nasserism and the Suez Crisis of 1956
1018(1)
Vietnam
1019(1)
Affluence---A ``People of Plenty''
1020(8)
Economic Growth
1021(2)
Highways and Waterways
1023(2)
Labor--Management Accord
1025(1)
Political Pluralism
1026(1)
A Religious People
1027(1)
Discontents of Affluence
1028(4)
Conformity in an Affluent Society
1028(1)
Restive Youth
1029(2)
The Mass Culture Debate
1031(1)
Changing Gender Patterns
1032(2)
The New Suburbs and Gender Ideals
1032(1)
Women's Changing Roles
1033(1)
The Fight against Discrimination, 1953--1960
1034(8)
The Brown Cases, 1954--1955
1035(2)
The Montgomery Bus Boycott and Martin Luther King, Jr.
1037(1)
The Domestic and International Politics of Civil Rights
1037(2)
American Indian Policy
1039(1)
The Growth of Spanish-Speaking Populations
1040(1)
Urban-Suburban Issues
1041(1)
Debating the Role of Government
1042(3)
The New Conservatives
1042(1)
Advocates of a More Active Government
1043(2)
The Kennedy Years: Foreign Policy
1045(4)
The Election of 1960
1045(2)
Kennedy's Foreign Policy Goals
1047(1)
Cuba and Berlin
1047(2)
Southeast Asia and ``Flexible Response''
1049(1)
The Kennedy Years: Domestic Policy
1049(5)
Policy Making under Kennedy
1049(1)
The Civil Rights Movement, 1960--1963
1050(2)
Women's Issues
1052(1)
The Assassination of John F. Kennedy
1053(1)
Conclusion
1054(1)
Suggested Readings
1055(1)
America during Its Longest War, 1963--1974
1056(38)
Chronology
1057(1)
The Great Society
1057(6)
Closing the New Frontier
1058(1)
The Election of 1964
1059(2)
Lyndon Johnson's Great Society
1061(1)
Evaluating the Great Society
1062(1)
Escalation in Vietnam
1063(5)
The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
1063(2)
The War Widens
1065(1)
The Media and the War
1066(2)
The War at Home
1068(4)
A New Left
1068(2)
The Counterculture
1070(1)
From Civil Rights to Black Power
1071(1)
History Through Film: Malcolm X
1072(6)
1968: The Violence Overseas
1074(1)
1968: The Violence at Home
1075(1)
The Election of 1968
1076(2)
The Nixon Years, 1969--1974
1078(6)
The Economy
1078(1)
Social Policy
1079(1)
Environmentalism
1080(1)
Controversies over Rights
1081(3)
Foreign Policy under Nixon and Kissinger
1084(4)
Detente
1084(1)
Vietnamization
1085(2)
The Aftermath of War
1087(1)
Expanding the Nixon Doctrine
1087(1)
The Wars of Watergate
1088(4)
The Election of 1972
1089(1)
Nixon Pursued
1090(1)
Nixon's Final Days
1091(1)
Conclusion
1092(1)
Suggested Readings
1093(1)
Economic and Social Change in the Late 20th Century
1094(40)
A Changing People
1094(1)
An Aging Population
1094(1)
Chronology
1095(7)
The Rise of the Sunbelt
1096(1)
New Immigration
1097(3)
Urbanization and Suburbanization
1100(2)
Economic Transformations
1102(6)
New Technologies
1103(1)
Big Business
1104(2)
Postindustrial Restructuring
1106(2)
Media and Culture
1108(5)
The Video Revolution
1108(2)
The ``New Hollywood''
1110(1)
The Changing Media Environment
1111(1)
The New Mass Culture Debate
1112(1)
Social Activism
1113(5)
Women's Issues
1114(2)
Sexual Politics
1116(2)
Race, Ethnicity, and Social Activism
1118(10)
African American Activism
1119(2)
American Indian Activism
1121(2)
Activism in Spanish-Speaking Communities
1123(2)
Asian American Activism
1125(2)
The Dilemmas of Antidiscrimination Efforts
1127(1)
The New Right
1128(4)
New Conservative Institutions
1128(1)
The New Religious Right
1129(1)
The New Right's Agenda
1130(2)
Conclusion
1132(1)
Suggested Readings
1133(1)
Power and Politics since 1974
1134(44)
Chronology
1135(1)
The Caretaker Presidency of Gerald Ford (1974--1977)
1136(2)
Trying to Whip Stagflation
1136(1)
Foreign Policy
1137(1)
The Election of 1976
1137(1)
Jimmy Carter's One-term Presidency (1977--1981)
1138(7)
Welfare and Energy Initiatives
1138(2)
A Faltering Economy
1140(1)
Negotiating Foreign Disputes
1141(1)
Campaigning for Human Rights Abroad
1142(1)
Confronting Problems in Iran and Afghanistan
1143(1)
The Election of 1980
1143(2)
Ronald Reagan's ``New Morning in America'' (1981--1989)
1145(5)
Pursuing Supply-Side Economics
1145(2)
Broadening the New Right Agenda
1147(2)
Routing the Democrats, 1984
1149(1)
History Through Film: The First Movie-Star President
1150(2)
Reagan's Second Term
1150(2)
Renewing the Cold War
1152(4)
The Defense Buildup
1153(1)
Deploying Military Power
1154(1)
The Iran-Contra Controversy
1155(1)
The Beginning of the End of the Cold War
1156(1)
The First Bush Presidency (1989--1993)
1156(6)
The Election of 1988
1157(1)
The End of the Cold War
1158(2)
The Persian Gulf War
1160(1)
The Election of 1992
1161(1)
The Presidency of Bill Clinton (1993--2001)
1162(9)
Clinton's First Two Years
1163(1)
A Republican Congress, a Democratic White House
1164(2)
Victory and Impeachment
1166(2)
Environmental Policy
1168(1)
Post--Cold War Foreign Policy
1169(2)
Globalization
1171(1)
The Presidency of George W. Bush (2001--)
1171(7)
The Long Election
1172(1)
A Conservative Domestic Agenda
1173(1)
Foreign Policy Changes Course
1174(3)
Bush Wins Reelection
1177(1)
Conclusion
1178(1)
Suggested Readings
1179


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