America Past and Present, Volume C (Chapters 22-33) / Edition 6

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With its careful balance of the social and political dimensions of the American past, America Past and Present, Sixth Edition, Volume C helps readers grasp the scope and the complexity of American history since 1900. This book integrates political, diplomatic, social, cultural and economic history into one rich narrative that tells the story of all Americans-whites, blacks, Native Americans, Hispanics, women, politicians, business leaders, and the everyday person on the street. For anyone interested in American history since 1900.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780321091581
  • Publisher: Pearson Education
  • Publication date: 7/27/2001
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 480
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.87 (h) x 0.39 (d)

Table of Contents

* All new essays are asterisked below.

22. The Progressive Era.
The Changing Face of Industrialism.
Society's Masses.
Conflict in the Workplace.
A New Urban Culture.
Feature Essay: Margaret Sanger and the Birth Control Movement.

23. From Roosevelt to Wilson in the Age of Progressivism.
The Spirit of Progressivism.
Reform in the Cities and States.
The Republican Roosevelt.
Roosevelt Progressivism at Its Height.
The Ordeal of William Howard Taft.
Woodrow Wilson's New Freedom.
Feature Essay: Madam C. J. Walker.
Law and Society VI: Muller v. Oregon: Expanding the Definition of Acceptable Evidence.

24. The Nation at War.
A New World Power.
Foreign Policy Under Wilson.
Toward War.
Over There.
Over Here.
The Treaty of Versailles.
Feature Essay: Measuring the Mind.

25. Transition to Modern America.
The Second Industrial Revolution.
The New Urban Culture.
The Rural Counterattack.
Politics of the 1920s.
Feature Essay: Marcus Garvey: Racial Redemption and Black Nationalism.

26. Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal.
The Great Depression.
Fighting the Depression.
Roosevelt and Reform.
Impact of the New Deal.
End of the New Deal.
Feature Essay: Eleanor Roosevelt and the Quest for Social Justice.

27. America and the World, 1921-1945.
Retreat, Reversal, and Rivalry.
The Road to War.
Turning the Tide Against the Axis.
The Home Front.
Feature Essay: “Inside theVicious Heart” .

28. The Onset of the Cold War.
The Cold War Begins.
The Cold War Expands.
The Cold War at Home.
Eisenhower Wages the Cold War.
Feature Essay: The “Lost Sheep” of the Korean War.

29. Affluence and Anxiety.
The Postwar Boom.
The Good Life?
Farewell to Reform.
The Struggle over Civil Rights.
Feature Essay: Rise of a New Idiom in Modern Painting: Abstract Expressionism.

30. The Turbulent Sixties.
Kennedy Intensifies the Cold War.
The New Frontier At Home.
“Let Us Continue” .
Johnson Escalates the Vietnam War.
Years of Turmoil.
The Return of Richard Nixon.
* Feature Essay: Unintended Consequences: The Second Great Migration.

31. A Crisis in Confidence, 1969-1980.
Nixon in Power.
The Crisis of Democracy.
Energy and the Economy.
Private Lives—Public Issues.
Politics After Watergate.
From Détente to Renewed Cold War.
Feature Essay: The Pentagon Papers Affair.
* Law and Society VII: Roe v. Wade: The Struggle over Women's Reproductive Rights.

32. The Republican Resurgence, 1980-1992.
Reagan in Power.
Reagan and the World.
Social Dilemmas.
Passing the Torch.
Feature Essay: The Christian Right.
Law and Society VIII: Bakke v. Regents of the University of California: The Question of Affirmative Action.

33. America in Flux: The Anxious Nineties.
The Changing American Population.
Economic Crosscurrents.
Democratic Revival.
After the Cold War.
The End of the Century.
Feature Essay: The Internet—An Electronic Anarchy.

The Declaration of Independence.
The Articles of Confederation.
The Constitution of the United States of America.
Amendments to the Constitution.
Presidential Elections.
Vice Presidents and Cabinet Members by Administration.
Admission of States into the Union.
Ten Largest Cities by Population, 1700-1990.
A Demographic Profiles of the American People.



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