Created Equal: A Social and Political History of the United States, Brief Edition, Volume II (from 1865) (with Study Card)

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 2005-01-01
  • Publisher: Longman
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With its sweeping inclusive view of American history, Created Equal, Brief Edition, Volume II emphasizes social historyincluding the lives and labors of women, immigrants, working people, and persons of color in all regions of the countrywhile delivering the basics of political and economic history.In this new streamlined version of Created Equal, the authors have preserved the chronological framework and strong narrative thread, The rich tapestry of people and events, The engaging and illuminating stories, and many of the Connecting History and Interpreting History features of the original text, but have sharpened the presentation and prose and condensed each chapter by 25 percent.

Table of Contents

In the Wake of War: Consolidating a Triumphant Union, 1865-1877
The Struggle over the South
Claiming Territory for the Union
The Republican Vision and Its Limits
Connecting History: Two Presidents Impeached
The Emergence of Modern America, 1877-1900
Standardizing the Nation: Innovations in Technology, Business, and Culture, 1877-1890
The New Shape of Business
The Birth of a National Urban Culture
Thrills, Chills, and Bathtubs: The Emergence of Consumer Culture
Defending the New Industrial Order
Interpreting History: Andrew Carnegie and the "Gospel of Wealth."
Challenges to Government and Corporate Power: Resistance and Reform, 1877-1890
Resistance to Legal and Military Authority
Revolt in the Workplace
Crosscurrents of Reform
Political and Cultural Conflict in a Decade of Depression and War: The 1890s
Frontiers at Home, Lost and Found
The Search for Alliances
American Imperialism
Connecting History: Systems of Education
Reform at Home, Revolution Abroad, 1900-1929
The Promise and Perils of Progressive Reform, 1900-1912
Migration and Immigration: The Changing Face of the Nation
Work, Science, and Leisure
Reformers and Radicals
Expanding National Power
Interpreting History:Defining Whiteness
War and Revolution, 19121920
A World in Upheaval
The Great War and American Neutrality
The United States Goes to War
The Struggle to Win the Peace
The Promise of Consumer Culture: The 1920s
The Decline of Reform
Hollywood and Harlem: National Cultures in Black and White
Science on Trial
The Business of Politics
Consumer Dreams and Nightmares
Interpreting History: Mario Puzo, The Fortunate Pilgrim
From Depression and War to World Power, 1929-1953
Hardship and Hope in the 1930s: The Great Depression
The Great Depression
Presidential Responses to the Depression
The New Deal
A New Political Culture
Connecting History: Presidents and the Media
Global Conflict: World War II, 1937-1945
Mobilizing for War
Pearl Harbor: The United States Enters the War
The Home Front
Race and War
Total War
Cold War and Hot War, 1945-1953
The Uncertainties of Victory
The Quest for Security
A Cold War Society
The United States and Asia
Connecting History: The Origins of the Cold War
The Cold War at Full Tide, 1953-1979
Domestic Dreams and Atomic Nightmares, 1953-1963
Cold War, Warm Hearth
The Civil Rights Movement
The Eisenhower Years
Outsiders and Opposition
The Kennedy Era
Interpreting History: Rachel Carson, Silent Spring
The Nation Divides: The Vietnam War and Social Conflict, 1964-1971
Lyndon Johnson and the Apex of Liberalism
Into War in Vietnam
The Movement
The Conservative Response
Reconsidering National Priorities, 1972-1979
Twin Shocks: Detente and Watergate
Discovering the Limits of the U.S. Economy
Reshuffling Politics
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