Annual Editions: United States History, Volume 2: Reconstruction Through the Present

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  • Edition: 21st
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  • Copyright: 2010-10-11
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Dushkin
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Table of Contents

Correlation Guide
Topic Guide
Internet References
Reconstruction and the Gilded Age
Unit Overview
The American Civil War, Emancipation, and Reconstruction on the World Stage
How a War of Terror Kept Blacks Oppressed Long after the Civil War Ended
The Nez Perce Flight for Justice
How the West Was Spun
Gifts of the "Robber Barons,"
Lockwood in ’84
A Day to Remember: December 29, 1890
Utopia Derailed
The Emergence of Modern America
Unit Overview
Where the Other Half Lived
TR’s Wild Side
Joe Hill: ‘I Never Died,’ Said He
"A Machine of Practical Utility,"
A Brief History of Fear
A Day to Remember: March 25, 1911: Triangle Fire
From Progressivism to the 1920s
Unit Overview
The $5 Day
To Make the World Safe for Democracy
The Democrats’ Deadlocked Ballot Brawl of 1924
Between Heaven and Earth: Lindbergh: Technology and Environmentalism
Evolution on Trial
Remember the Roaring ’20s?
From the Great Depression to World War II
Unit Overview
15 Minutes That Saved America
Lessons from the Great Crash
When America Sent Her Own Packing
Labor Strikes Back
Flight of the Wasp
Ike at D-Day
From the Cold War to 2010
Unit Overview
Dollar Diplomacy
Command Performance
Crisis at Central High
Launch of a New World
Will the Left Ever Learn to Communicate across Generations?
King’s Complex Legacy
The Spirit of ’78, Stayin’ Alive
Soft Power: Reagan the Dove
The Tragedy of Bill Clinton
The Rove Presidency
Good Health for America?
New Directions for American History
Unit Overview
An Empire at Risk
What Do We Owe the Indians?
Becoming Us
Ending the Slavery Blame-Game
The American Character
Global Warming: Who Loses-and Who Wins?
Boomer Century
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