9780618947775

A People and a Nation A History of the United States, Volume II: Since 1865

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  • ISBN13:

    9780618947775

  • ISBN10:

    0618947779

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/22/2007
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

A People and a Nation offers a spirited narrative that challenges students to think about American history. The authors' attention to race and racial identity and their inclusion of everyday people and popular culture brings history to life, engaging student readers and encouraging them to imagine what life was really like in the past. The Eighth Edition offers highly readable stories and the latest scholarship throughout.

Table of Contents

Preface
Reconstruction: An Unfinished Revolution, 1865-1877
The Development of the West, 1865-1900
The Machine Age, 1877-1920
The Vitality and Turmoil of Urban Life, 1877-1920
Gilded Age Politics, 1877-1900
The Progressive Era, 1895-1920
The Quest for Empire, 1865-1914
Americans in the Great War, 1914-1920
The New Era, 1920-1929
The Great Depression and the New Deal, 1929-1941
The United States in a Troubled World, 1920-1941
The Second World War at Home and Abroad, 1941-1945
The Cold War and American Globalism, 1945-1961
America at Midcentury, 1945-1960
The Tumultuous Sixties, 1960-1968
Continuing Divisions and New Limits, 1969-1980
Conservatism Revived, 1980-1992
Into the Global Millennium: America Since 1992
Appendix
Index
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