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American History : Modern Era Since 1865 / Edition 1
     

American History : Modern Era Since 1865 / Edition 1

by Donald A. A. Ritchie, Donald A. Ritchie
 

ISBN-10: 0028224337

ISBN-13: 9780028224336

Pub. Date: 11/28/1999

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780028224336
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
11/28/1999
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
918
Product dimensions:
8.66(w) x 11.22(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

UNIT ONE Creating A Nation Prehistory to 1815
Exploration and Settlement Prehistory--1763
6(34)
World in Transition
8(7)
European Explorations
15(8)
The English Colonies
23(6)
Colonial Life
29(11)
A New Nation, 1750--1789
40(64)
The Road to Revolution
42(7)
War for Independence
49(9)
The Declaration of Independence
58(4)
The Confederation
62(5)
The Constitution
67(37)
Constitution Handbook
74(4)
The Constitution of the United States
78(26)
Launching the Republic, 1789--1815
104(34)
Organizing the Government
106(5)
The Federalist Era
111(6)
Age of Jefferson
117(7)
The War of 1812
124(14)
UNIT TWO Forging a Nation 1815--1877
Toward a Democracy, 1815--1850
138(30)
The Era of Good Feelings
140(7)
Growth of Sectionalism
147(7)
Age of Jackson
154(6)
The Spirit of Reform
160(8)
The Civil War Era, 1820--1865
168(42)
Manifest Destiny
170(6)
Compromise and Growth
176(6)
The Approaching Conflict
182(8)
The Civil War
190(7)
Behind the Lines
197(6)
Ending the War
203(7)
Reconstruction, 1865--1877
210(30)
After Slavery
212(5)
Reconstructing the South
217(8)
Restoring Southern Power
225(15)
UNIT THREE New Horizons 1860--1900
Into the West, 1860--1900
240(24)
People of the Plains
242(7)
Ranching and Mining
249(7)
Farming Moves West
256(8)
The Rise of Industry, 1860--1900
264(24)
Industrialization Takes Hold
266(8)
Growth of Big Business
274(4)
Captains of Industry
278(10)
An Urban Society, 1860--1900
288(26)
The Workers' Plight
290(6)
The Rise of New Unions
296(4)
Patterns of Immigration
300(5)
City Life and Problems
305(9)
The Gilded Age, 1865--1900
314(24)
A Tarnished Image
316(7)
Calls for Good Government
323(6)
Cultural Life
329(9)
Politics and Protest, 1865--1900
338(30)
Agrarian Unrest
340(5)
Rise and Fall of Populism
345(7)
Other Forces for Reform
352(16)
UNIT FOUR Entering a New Century 1867--1920
Imperialism, 1867--1908
368(26)
America Looks Abroad
370(5)
The Spanish-American War
375(5)
Becoming a World Power
380(7)
A New Arena
387(7)
The Progressive Era, 1893--1920
394(26)
Sources of Progressivism
396(8)
Progressive Reforms
404(8)
Limits of Progressivism
412(8)
White House Reformers, 1900--1914
420(34)
The Square Deal
422(6)
The Taft Presidency
428(4)
The Election of 1912
432(5)
Wilson's Progressivism
437(17)
UNIT FIVE Crusade and Disillusion 1914--1932
World War I Era, 1914--1920
454(28)
Prelude to War
456(6)
America Enters the War
462(6)
War on the Home Front
468(5)
After the War
473(9)
The Decade of Normalcy, 1920--1928
482(28)
The Harding Years
484(8)
The Coolidge Era
492(8)
The "Roaring Twenties"
500(10)
The Depression Begins, 1928--1932
510(34)
The Stock Market Crashes
512(7)
Hoover's Policies
519(7)
The Depression Worsens
526(18)
UNIT SIX Times of Crisis 1932--1960
The New Deal, 1932--1939
544(32)
Roosevelt Takes Charge
546(5)
Reform, Relief, and Recovery
551(8)
The Second New Deal
559(8)
The Impact of the New Deal
567(9)
World War II, 1933--1945
576(32)
World Affairs, 1933--1939
578(5)
Moving Closer to War
583(6)
The United States at War
589(10)
War on the Home Front
599(9)
The Cold War, 1945--1952
608(24)
The Start of the Cold War
610(7)
The Cold War in Asia
617(5)
Cold War America
622(10)
Search for Stability, 1952--1960
632(36)
The Eisenhower Years
634(5)
The Straight Road
639(4)
An Affluent Society
643(7)
Foreign Policy
650(18)
UNIT SEVEN Redefining America 1954--Present
The Civil Rights Era, 1954--1975
668(26)
A New Beginning
670(6)
Successes and Setbacks
676(6)
New Directions
682(5)
The Impact of Civil Rights
687(7)
The Vietnam Era, 1954--1975
694(26)
Cold War Challenges
696(6)
War in Vietnam
702(6)
Protest and Reaction
708(5)
Secrecy and Summitry
713(7)
Camelot to Watergate, 1960--1975
720(26)
Kennedy's New Frontier
722(6)
The Great Society
728(6)
An Imperial Presidency
734(5)
The Watergate Scandal
739(7)
Search for Solutions, 1976--1992
746(26)
Crisis of Confidence
748(6)
A Conservative Shift
754(8)
A New Presidency
762(10)
Toward a New Century, 1992--Present
772(99)
Reinventing Government
774(6)
America in a Changing World
780(7)
Challenges and Opportunities
787(15)
APPENDIX
Atlas
802(26)
Political Map of the World
804(2)
Physical Map of the World
806(2)
Political Map of the United States
808(2)
Physical Map of the United States
810(2)
North America
812(1)
Latin America
813(1)
Canada
814(2)
Mexico and the Caribbean
816(2)
Europe
818(2)
Asia
820(2)
The Middle East
822(2)
Africa
824(1)
Southeast Asia
825(1)
The Pacific Rim
826(2)
United States Databank
828(4)
Presidents of the United States
832(8)
Career Connections Handbook
840(12)
The American Flag
852(2)
Documents of America's Heritage
854(11)
Gazetteer
865(6)
Glossary 871(8)
Spanish Glossary 879(9)
Index 888(27)
Acknowledgments and Credits 915

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