America Since 1900 / Edition 7

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Overview

Broad in scope and written in a lively narrative style, this comprehensive book covers all topics and personalities from the late 19th through the 20th century, and now includes a new chapter covering the momentous events of the dawning 21st century. It focuses on the public life of the American people and on the history of American politics and public policy.

The story of America in the 20th century and beyond unfolds chapter by chapter in carefully constructed categories, carving out a time segment. Within each time frame, the particular topics that define an era and give it its historical significance are developed.

An accessible book for anyone who wants to understand the major concepts of modern U.S. history.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205234219
  • Publisher: Pearson Education
  • Publication date: 1/12/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eTextbook
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 480
  • File size: 10 MB

Table of Contents

Each chapter includes Study Questions, Important Events, Bibliography Essay, and Internet Resources

Chapter 1. A Society in Transition

Chapter 2. The Progressive Era

Chapter 3. The United States Engages the World

Chapter 4. The Twenties

Chapter 5. The Great Depression

Chapter 6. The New Deal

Chapter 7. Diplomacy Between Wars

Chapter 8. World War II

Chapter 9. The Cold War

Chapter 10.  The Age Consensus

Chapter 11.  The Sixties

Chapter 12.  Calming Down

Chapter 13.  An Era of Limits

Chapter 14.  America Revived

Chapter 15.  Going Global

Chapter 16.  The New Millennium

Appendices A through G

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