American Odyssey: The United States in the 20th Century / Edition 1

American Odyssey: The United States in the 20th Century / Edition 1

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ISBN-10: 007824482X

ISBN-13: 9780078244827

Pub. Date: 01/28/2001

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780078244827
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
1009
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

UNIT 1 A Nation of Nations, 40,000 B.C.--A.D. 1800
A Geographic Perspective on History
4(16)
The Five Themes of Geography
6(5)
The Themes as Guides to History
11(9)
Encounters and Colonies
20(34)
The Earliest Americans
22(8)
Three Worlds Meet
30(6)
Building Colonial America
36(10)
Conflict and Growth in the Colonies
46(8)
The American Revolution
54(24)
Toward Revolution
56(10)
Declaration of Independence
61(5)
War for Independence
66(6)
Creating a New America
72(6)
A New Nation
78(50)
From Federation to Constitution
80(8)
Debate and Ratification
88(24)
Constitution
91(21)
Launching the New Government
112(16)
UNIT 2 Rift and Reunion, 1800--1900
The Expanding Nation
128(34)
Territorial Expansion
130(10)
The Economy Grows
140(10)
A Changing People
150(12)
Civil War and Reconstruction
162(32)
Slavery and Politics
164(8)
The Civil War
172(12)
Reconstruction
184(10)
New Frontiers
194(38)
Moving West
196(8)
Rise of Industrialism
204(8)
Populism and Protest
212(6)
Reaching for Empire
218(14)
UNIT 3 The Roots of a Modern Nation, 1880--1920
Progressive Reforms
232(32)
Facing a New Order
234(8)
A Generation of Reformers
242(8)
Progressive Agendas
250(14)
Progressivism Takes Hold
264(28)
Theodore Roosevelt and the Modern Presidency
266(8)
Woodrow Wilson and the New Freedom
274(7)
Limits to Progressivism
281(11)
Expansionism and World War I
292(44)
Becoming a World Power
294(10)
Watching Europe's War
304(10)
World War I: There and Here
314(7)
Reshaping the World
321(15)
UNIT 4 The New Era of the Twenties, 1920--1929
Getting on With Business
336(38)
Postwar Turmoil
338(8)
The Republican Influence
346(7)
Prosperity and American Business
353(9)
The Changing Nature of Work
362(12)
A Prospering Society
374(42)
Growth of the Middle Class
376(10)
The Jazz Age
386(10)
Cultural Conflicts
396(20)
UNIT 5 Economic Crisis and the New Deal, 1929--1939
The Great Depression
416(34)
The Crash and Its Aftermath
418(12)
The Dream on Hold
430(10)
Life During the Depression
440(10)
The New Deal
450(40)
FDR and the First New Deal
452(12)
Criticism and Reformulation
464(12)
The Impact of the New Deal
476(14)
UNIT 6 The United States Transformed, 1933--1945
World War II
490(32)
The Road to War
492(8)
The War Begins
500(8)
The United States at War
508(14)
The Home Front
522(38)
Mobilizing the Home Front
524(10)
The War and Social Change
534(8)
The War and Civil Rights
542(18)
UNIT 7 The Postwar World, 1945--1963
The Uneasy Peace
560(36)
The Cold War Begins
562(7)
The Cold War Deepens
569(7)
Cold War in the Atomic Age
576(11)
A New Battleground
587(9)
The Postwar Era
596(32)
Postwar Economy Booms
598(8)
Suburban Lifestyles
606(12)
Poverty and Plenty
618(10)
Cold War Politics
628(38)
Retreat From the New Deal
630(10)
The Cold War at Home
640(12)
The Eisenhower Years
652(14)
UNIT 8 Toward Equality and Social Reform, 1954--1976
The Civil Rights Struggle
666(32)
Challenging Segregation
668(6)
Freedom Now
674(6)
Government Response
680(10)
Disappointed Hopes
690(8)
The Kennedy and Johnson Years
698(24)
New Frontier and Great Society
700(13)
The Supreme Court and Civil Liberties
713(9)
Voices of Protest
722(44)
The Revival of Feminism
724(9)
Hispanic Americans Organize
733(9)
Land Claims of Native Americans
742(6)
The Counterculture
748(18)
UNIT 9 The Troubled Years, 1964--1980
The Vietnam War
766(40)
War in Southeast Asia
768(8)
1968: A Year of Crises
776(10)
The War at Home
786(10)
Ending the War
796(10)
From Nixon to Carter
806(48)
A New Majority
808(8)
Nixon Foreign Policy
816(8)
The Watergate Crisis
824(12)
Ford and Carter
836(18)
UNIT 10 New Challenges, 1980--Present
The Reagan and Bush Years
854(36)
The Reagan Revolution
856(9)
The Collapse of Communism
865(11)
The Bush Presidency
876(14)
A Changing Nation in a Changing World
890(68)
The Clinton Agenda
892(10)
The New Conservativism
902(14)
Toward a New Century
916(16)
APPENDIX
Atlas
932(12)
Data Bank
944(6)
United States Presidents
950(8)
Glossary 958(7)
Spanish Glossary 965(9)
Index 974(24)
Credits 998

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