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The Unfinished Nation: A Concise History of the American People, Volume 2,9780072565638

The Unfinished Nation: A Concise History of the American People, Volume 2

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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
xix
List of Maps and Charts
xxiii
Preface xxv
Reconstruction and the New South
396(32)
The Problems of Peacemaking
398(5)
The Aftermath of War and Emancipation
398(1)
Competing Notions of Freedom
398(2)
Plans for Reconstruction
400(1)
The Death of Lincoln
401(2)
Johnson and ``Restoration''
403(1)
Radical Reconstruction
403(5)
The Black Codes
403(2)
The Fourteenth Amendment
405(1)
The Congressional Plan
406(1)
The Impeachment of the President
407(1)
The South in Reconstruction
408(4)
The Reconstruction Governments
408(1)
Education
409(1)
Landownership and Tenancy
410(1)
Incomes and Credit
411(1)
The African-American Family in Freedom
412(1)
The Grant Administration
412(3)
The Soldier President
413(1)
The Grant Scandals
413(1)
The Greenback Question
414(1)
Republican Diplomacy
414(1)
The Abandonment of Reconstruction
415(4)
The Southern States ``Redeemed''
415(1)
Waning Northern Commitment
416(1)
The Compromise of 1877
416(2)
The Legacy of Reconstruction
418(1)
The New South
419(1)
The ``Redeemers''
419(1)
Industrialization and the ``New South''
420(1)
Tenants and Sharecroppers
421(1)
African Americans and the New South
422(1)
The Birth of Jim Crow
423
Debating the Past: Reconstruction
404(22)
Conclusion
426(1)
For Further Reference
427(1)
The Conquest of the Far West
428(28)
The Societies of the Far West
430(6)
The Western Tribes
430(1)
Hispanic New Mexico
431(1)
Hispanic California and Texas
431(1)
The Chinese Migration
432(3)
Anti-Chinese Sentiments
435(1)
Migration from the East
435(1)
The Changing Western Economy
436(5)
Labor in the West
436(1)
The Arrival of the Miners
437(2)
The Cattle Kingdom
439(2)
The Romance of the West
441(2)
The Western Landscape and the Cowboy
441(1)
The Idea of the Frontier
442(1)
The Dispersal of the Tribes
443(7)
White Tribal Policies
443(3)
The Indian Wars
446(4)
The Dawes Act
450(1)
The Rise and Decline of the Western Farmer
450(1)
Farming on the Plains
451(1)
Commercial Agriculture
452(1)
The Farmers' Grievances
453(1)
The Agrarian Malaise
453
Debating the Past: The Frontier and the West
444(10)
Conclusion
454(1)
For Further Reference
455(1)
Industrial Supremacy
456(26)
Sources of Industrial Growth
458(9)
Industrial Technologies
458(1)
The Technology of Iron and Steel Production
458(2)
The Airplane and the Automobile
460(1)
Research and Development
461(1)
The Science of Production
462(1)
Railroad Expansion and the Corporation
463(4)
Capitalism and Its Critics
467(5)
Survival of the Fittest
467(1)
The Gospel of Wealth
468(2)
Alternative Visions
470(1)
The Problems of Monopoly
471(1)
The Ordeal of the Worker
472(8)
The Immigrant Work Force
472(1)
Wages and Working Conditions
473(1)
Emerging Unionization
474(1)
The Knights of Labor
475(1)
The AFL
476(1)
The Homestead Strike
476(1)
The Pullman Strike
477(2)
Sources of Labor Weakness
479(1)
Conclusion
480(1)
For Further Reference
480(2)
The Age of the City
482(32)
The New Urban Growth
483(6)
The Migrations
484(1)
The Ethnic City
484(2)
Assimilation and Exclusion
486(3)
The Urban Landscape
489(4)
The Creation of Public Space
489(1)
The Search for Housing
490(2)
Urban Technologies: Transportation and Construction
492(1)
Strains of Urban Life
493(3)
Fire and Disease
493(1)
Environmental Degradation
494(1)
Urban Poverty, Crime, and Violence
494(1)
The Machine and the Boss
495(1)
The Rise of Mass Consumption
496(3)
Patterns of Income and Consumption
496(1)
Chain Stores, Mail-Order Houses, and Department Stores
497(2)
Women as Consumers
499(1)
Leisure in the Consumer Society
499(6)
Redefining Leisure
499(1)
Spectator Sports
500(1)
Music, Theater, and Movies
501(1)
Patterns of Public and Private Leisure
502(2)
The Technologies of Mass Communications
504(1)
The Telephone
504(1)
High Culture in the Urban Age
505(1)
Literature and Art in Urban America
506(1)
The Impact of Darwinism
506(2)
Toward Universal Schooling
508(1)
Universities and the Growth of Science and Technology
509(1)
Medical Science
509(1)
Education for Women
510
America in the World: Global Migrations
488(23)
Conclusion
511(1)
For Further Reference
512(2)
From Stalemate to Crisis
514(20)
The Politics of Equilibrium
516(6)
The Party System
516(1)
The National Government
517(1)
Presidents and Patronage
518(1)
Cleveland, Harrison, and the Tariff
519(1)
New Public Issues
520(2)
The Agrarian Revolt
522(4)
The Grangers
522(1)
The Alliances
522(1)
The Populist Constituency
523(2)
Populist Ideas
525(1)
The Crisis of the 1890s
526(1)
The Panic of 1893
527(1)
The Silver Question
527(2)
``A Cross of Gold''
529(1)
The Conservative Victory
530(1)
McKinley and Prosperity
531
Debating the Past: Populism
524(8)
Conclusion
532(1)
For Further Reference
533(1)
The Imperial Republic
534(22)
Stirrings of Imperialism
535(6)
The New Manifest Destiny
536(1)
Hemispheric Hegemony
536(1)
Hawaii and Samoa
537(4)
War with Spain
541(8)
Controversy over Cuba
541(3)
``A Splendid Little War''
544(1)
Seizing the Philippines
544(1)
The Battle for Cuba
545(2)
Puerto Rico and the United States
547(1)
The Debate over the Philippines
547(2)
The Republic as Empire
549(1)
Governing the Colonies
549(1)
The Philippine War
550(2)
The Open Door
552(1)
A Modern Military System
553
America in the World: Imperialism
538(16)
Conclusion
554(1)
For Further Reference
555(1)
The Rise of Progressivism
556(24)
The Progressive Impulse
558(5)
The Muckrakers and the Social Gospel
558(1)
The Settlement House Movement
559(1)
The Allure of Expertise
560(1)
The Professions
561(1)
Women and the Professions
562(1)
Women and Reform
563(3)
The ``New Woman''
563(1)
The Clubwomen
564(1)
Woman Suffrage
565(1)
The Assault on the Parties
566(4)
Early Attacks
567(1)
Municipal Reform
567(1)
Statehouse Progressivism
568(2)
Parties and Interest Groups
570(1)
Sources of Progressive Reform
570(3)
Labor, the Machine, and Reform
570(1)
Western Progressives
571(1)
African Americans and Reform
572(1)
Crusades for Order and Reform
573(1)
The Temperance Crusade
573(3)
Immigration Restriction
576(1)
The Dream of Socialism
576(1)
Decentralization and Regulation
577
Debating the Past: Progressivism
574(4)
Conclusion
578(1)
For Further Reference
578(2)
The Battle for National Reform
580(22)
Theodore Roosevelt and the Progressive Presidency
582(4)
The Accidental President
582(1)
The Square Deal
583(1)
Roosevelt and the Environment
583(2)
Panic and Retirement
585(1)
The Troubled Succession
586(4)
Taft and the Progressives
587(1)
The Return of Roosevelt
588(1)
Spreading Insurgency
588(1)
T. R. versus Taft
589(1)
Woodrow Wilson and the New Freedom
590(3)
Woodrow Wilson
590(1)
The Scholar as President
591(2)
Retreat and Advance
593(1)
The ``Big Stick'': America and the World, 1901--1917
593(7)
Roosevelt and ``Civilization''
594(1)
Protecting the ``Open Door'' in Asia
594(1)
The Iron-Fisted Neighbor
595(1)
The Panama Canal
596(2)
Taft and ``Dollar Diplomacy''
598(1)
Diplomacy and Morality
598(2)
Conclusion
600(1)
For Further Reference
601(1)
America and the Great War
602(24)
The Road to War
603(5)
The Collapse of the European Peace
604(1)
Wilson's Neutrality
604(1)
Preparedness versus Pacifism
605(1)
A War for Democracy
606(2)
``War Without Stint''
608(7)
The Military Struggle
608(2)
The New Technology of Warfare
610(2)
Organizing the Economy for War
612(2)
The Search for Social Unity
614(1)
The Search for a New World Order
615(3)
The Fourteen Points
615(1)
The Paris Peace Conference
616(1)
The Ratification Battle
617(1)
A Society in Turmoil
618(5)
The Unstable Economy
618(1)
The Demands of African Americans
619(2)
The Red Scare
621(2)
The Retreat from Idealism
623(1)
Conclusion
623(1)
For Further Reference
624(2)
The New Era
626(22)
The New Economy
628(6)
Technology, Organization, and Economic Growth
628(2)
Workers in an Age of Capital
630(1)
Women and Minorities in the Work Force
631(1)
Agricultural Technology and the Plight of the Farmer
632(2)
The New Culture
634(5)
Consumerism and Communications
634(2)
Psychology and Psychiatry
636(1)
Women in the New Era
637(1)
The Disenchanted
638(1)
A Conflict of Cultures
639(4)
Prohibition
639(1)
Nativism and the Klan
639(2)
Religious Fundamentalism
641(1)
The Democrats' Ordeal
642(1)
Republican Government
643(3)
Harding and Coolidge
643(2)
Government and Business
645(1)
Conclusion
646(1)
For Further Reference
646(2)
The Great Depression
648(28)
The Coming of the Depression
649(5)
The Great Crash
650(1)
Causes of the Depression
650(1)
Progress of the Depression
651(3)
The American People in Hard Times
654(6)
Unemployment and Relief
654(1)
African Americans and the Depression
655(3)
Hispanics and Asians in Depression America
658(1)
Women and Families in the Great Depression
659(1)
The Depression and American Culture
660(7)
Depression Values
660(1)
Artists and Intellectuals in the Great Depression
661(1)
Radio
661(1)
The Movies
662(2)
Popular Literature and Journalism
664(1)
The Popular Front and the Left
665(2)
The Ordeal of Herbert Hoover
667(1)
The Hoover Program
667(2)
Popular Protest
669(1)
The Election of 1932
670(2)
The ``Interregnum''
672
Debating the Past: Causes of the Great Depression
652(4)
America in the World: The Global Depression
656(18)
Conclusion
674(1)
For Further Reference
674(2)
The New Deal
676(26)
Launching the New Deal
677(7)
Restoring Confidence
678(1)
Agricultural Adjustment
679(1)
Industrial Recovery
680(2)
Regional Planning
682(1)
The Growth of Federal Relief
683(1)
The New Deal in Transition
684(8)
Critics of the New Deal
684(3)
The ``Second New Deal''
687(1)
Labor Militancy
688(1)
Organizing Battles
688(1)
Social Security
689(1)
New Directions in Relief
690(1)
The 1936 ``Referendum''
691(1)
The New Deal in Disarray
692(2)
The Court Fight
692(1)
Retrenchment and Recession
693(1)
Limits and Legacies of the New Deal
694(2)
African Americans and the New Deal
694(1)
The New Deal and the ``Indian Problem''
695(2)
Women and the New Deal
697(1)
The New Deal and the West
698(1)
The New Deal, the Economy, and Politics
698
Debating the Past: The New Deal
696(3)
Conclusion
699(1)
For Further Reference
700(2)
The Global Crisis, 1921--1941
702(18)
The Diplomacy of the New Era
704(3)
Replacing the League
704(1)
Debts and Diplomacy
704(1)
Hoover and the World Crisis
705(2)
Isolationism and Internationalism
707(5)
Depression Diplomacy
707(1)
The Rise of Isolationism
708(3)
The Failure of Munich
711(1)
From Neutrality to Intervention
712(1)
Neutrality Tested
713(1)
The Campaign of 1940
714(1)
Neutrality Abandoned
714(1)
The Road to Pearl Harbor
715
America in the World: The Sino-Japanese War, 1931-1941
710(7)
Conclusion
717(1)
For Further Reference
718(2)
America in a World at War
720(30)
War on Two Fronts
721(6)
Containing the Japanese
722(1)
Holding Off the Germans
722(3)
America and the Holocaust
725(2)
The American Economy in Wartime
727(5)
Prosperity and the Rights of Labor
727(1)
Stabilizing the Boom and Mobilizing Production
728(1)
Wartime Science and Technology
729(3)
Race and Gender in Wartime America
732(6)
African Americans and the War
732(1)
Native Americans and the War
733(1)
Mexican-American War Workers
733(2)
The Internment of Japanese Americans
735(1)
Chinese Americans and the War
736(1)
Women and Children in Wartime
736(2)
Anxiety and Affluence in Wartime Culture
738(3)
Wartime Entertainment and Leisure
738(1)
Women and Men in the Armed Services
739(1)
Retreat from Reform
740(1)
The Defeat of the Axis
741(4)
The Liberation of France
742(1)
The Pacific Offensive
743(1)
The Manhattan Project and Atomic Warfare
744(1)
Debating the Past: The Decision to Drop the Atomic Bomb
745(3)
Conclusion
748(1)
For Further Reference
749(1)
The Cold War
750(28)
Origins of the Cold War
751(4)
Sources of Soviet-American Tension
752(1)
Wartime Diplomacy
752(1)
Yalta
753(2)
The Collapse of the Peace
755(7)
The Failure of Potsdam
755(1)
The China Problem
756(1)
The Containment Doctrine
756(1)
The Marshall Plan
757(1)
Mobilization at Home
757(1)
The Road to NATO
758(1)
Reevaluating Cold War Policy
759(3)
America after the War
762(5)
The Problems of Reconversion
762(1)
The Fair Deal Rejected
763(1)
The Election of 1948
763(2)
The Fair Deal Revived
765(1)
The Nuclear Age
766(1)
The Korean War
767(4)
The Divided Peninsula
767(2)
From Invasion to Stalemate
769(1)
Limited Mobilization
770(1)
The Crusade against Subversion
771(1)
HUAC and Alger Hiss
771(2)
The Federal Loyalty Program and the Rosenberg Case
773(1)
McCarthyism
773(1)
The Republican Revival
774
Debating the Past: The Cold War
760(15)
Conclusion
775(1)
For Further Reference
776(2)
The Affluent Society
778(34)
The Economic ``Miracle''
779(4)
Economic Growth
780(1)
The Rise of the Modern West
781(1)
Capital and Labor
781(2)
The Explosion of Science and Technology
783(6)
Medical Breakthroughs
783(1)
Pesticides
784(2)
Postwar Electronic Research
786(1)
Postwar Computer Technology
786(1)
Bombs, Rockets, and Missiles
787(1)
The Space Program
788(1)
People of Plenty
789(8)
The Consumer Culture
789(1)
The Suburban Nation
789(2)
The Suburban Family
791(1)
The Birth of Television
791(1)
Travel, Outdoor Recreation, and Environmentalism
792(1)
Organized Society and Its Detractors
793(1)
The Beats and the Restless Culture of Youth
794(1)
Rock `n' Roll
795(2)
The Other America
797(2)
On the Margins of the Affluent Society
797(1)
Rural Poverty
798(1)
The Inner Cities
798(1)
The Rise of the Civil Rights Movement
799(4)
The Brown Decision and ``Massive Resistance''
799(2)
The Expanding Movement
801(1)
Causes of the Civil Rights Movement
802(1)
Eisenhower Republicanism
803(2)
``What Was Good for . . . General Motors''
803(1)
The Survival of the Welfare State
804(1)
The Decline of McCarthyism
804(1)
Eisenhower, Dulles, and the Cold War
805(4)
Dulles and ``Massive Retaliation''
805(1)
France, America, and Vietnam
806(1)
Cold War Crises
807(1)
Europe and the Soviet Union
808(1)
The U-2 Crisis
809(1)
Conclusion
809(1)
For Further Reference
810(2)
The Ordeal of Liberalism
812(30)
Expanding the Liberal State
813(6)
John Kennedy
814(2)
Lyndon Johnson
816(1)
The Assault on Poverty
817(1)
Cities, Schools, and Immigration
818(1)
Legacies of the Great Society
819(1)
The Battle for Racial Equality
819(5)
Expanding Protests
820(1)
A National Commitment
820(2)
The Battle for Voting Rights
822(1)
The Changing Movement
822(1)
Urban Violence
823(1)
Black Power
824(1)
``Flexible Response'' and the Cold War
824(3)
Diversifying Foreign Policy
824(1)
Confrontations with the Soviet Union
825(2)
Johnson and the World
827(1)
The Agony of Vietnam
827(4)
America and Diem
827(2)
From Aid to Intervention
829(1)
The Quagmire
830(1)
The War at Home
831(1)
The Traumas of 1968
831(1)
The Tet Offensive
833(1)
The Political Challenge
833(1)
The King Assassination
834(1)
The Kennedy Assassination and Chicago
835(1)
The Conservative Response
835
Debating the Past: The Vietnam Commitment
832(4)
America in the World: 1968
836(2)
Conclusion
838(1)
For Further Reference
839(3)
The Crisis of Authority
842(36)
The Youth Culture
843(5)
The New Left
844(2)
The Counterculture
846(2)
The Mobilization of Minorities
848(4)
Seeds of Indian Militancy
848(1)
The Indian Civil Rights Movement
849(1)
Latino Activism
850(1)
Gay Liberation
851(1)
The New Feminism
852(3)
The Rebirth
852(2)
Women's Liberation
854(1)
Expanding Achievements
854(1)
The Abortion Issue
855(1)
Environmentalism in a Turbulent Society
855(5)
The New Science of Ecology
856(1)
Environmental Advocacy
857(1)
Environmental Degradation
857(2)
Earth Day and Beyond
859(1)
Nixon, Kissinger, and the War
860(4)
Vietnamization
860(2)
Escalation
862(1)
``Peace with Honor''
862(1)
Defeat in Indochina
862(2)
Nixon, Kissinger, and the World
864(2)
The China Initiative and Soviet-American Detente
864(1)
Dealing with the Third World
865(1)
Politics and Economics in the Nixon Years
866(5)
Domestic Initiatives
867(1)
From the Warren Court to the Nixon Court
867(2)
The Election of 1972
869(1)
The Troubled Economy
869(1)
The Nixon Response
870(1)
The Watergate Crisis
871(3)
The Scandals
872(1)
The Fall of Richard Nixon
873(1)
Debating the Past: Watergate
874(1)
Conclusion
875(1)
For Further Reference
876(2)
From ``The Age of Limits'' to the Age of Reagan
878(30)
Politics and Diplomacy after Watergate
880(4)
The Ford Custodianship
880(1)
The Trials of Jimmy Carter
881(1)
Human Rights and National Interests
882(1)
The Year of the Hostages
883(1)
The Rise of the New American Right
884(6)
The Sunbelt and Its Politics
884(2)
Religious Revivalism
886(1)
The Emergence of the New Right
887(1)
The Tax Revolt
888(1)
The Campaign of 1980
888(2)
The ``Reagan Revolution''
890(7)
The Reagan Coalition
890(2)
Reagan in the White House
892(1)
``Supply-Side'' Economics
892(1)
The Fiscal Crisis
893(2)
Reagan and the World
895(2)
The Election of 1984
897(1)
America and the Waning of the Cold War
897(8)
The Fall of the Soviet Union
898(2)
The Fading of the Reagan Revolution
900(1)
The Election of 1988
900(1)
The Bush Presidency
901(2)
The Gulf War
903(1)
The Election of 1992
904(1)
Conclusion
905(2)
For Further Reference
907(1)
The Age of Globalization
908(2)
A Resurgence of Partisanship
910(10)
Launching the Clinton Presidency
910(2)
The Republican Resurgence
912(1)
The Election of 1996
913(1)
Clinton Triumphant and Embattled
914(1)
Impeachment, Acquittal, and Resurgence
915(1)
The Election of 2000
916(4)
The Second Bush Presidency
920(1)
The Economic Boom
920(4)
From ``Stagflation'' to Growth
921(1)
Downturn
922(1)
The Two-Tiered Economy
923(1)
Globalization
923(1)
Science and Technology in the New Economy
924(5)
The Personal Computer
924(2)
The Internet
926(2)
Breakthroughs in Genetics
928(1)
A Changing Society
929(7)
The Graying of America
929(1)
New Patterns of Immigration and Ethnicity
930(1)
The Black Middle Class
931(1)
Poor and Working-Class African Americans
932(2)
Modern Plagues: Drugs and AIDS
934(1)
The Decline in Crime
935(1)
A Contested Culture
936(5)
Battles over Feminism and Abortion
936(2)
The Changing Left and the Growth of Environmentalism
938(1)
The Fragmentation of Mass Culture
939(1)
The ``Culture Wars''
940(1)
The Perils of Globalization
941(6)
Opposing the ``New World Order''
941(1)
Defending Orthodoxy
942(1)
The Rise of Terrorism
943(3)
A New Era?
946(1)
Conclusion
947(1)
For Futher Reference
947
Appendices 1(1)
Index 1


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