American Odyssey, Student Edition / Edition 2

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A unique program focused on the social history of the United States

American Odyssey: The 20th Century and Beyondcovers relationships, interprets evidence, and connects the present to the past—that's what history is all about. This engaging program helps students do all those things.

A history of the United States in the twentieth century, featuring sociological and cultural events, as well as strictly historical, and using many pertinent literary excerpts.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780078600173
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 1/31/2003
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 1014
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 1.40 (d)

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Table of Contents

UNIT ONE A Nation of Nations 40,000 B.C. - 1800 A.D.Chapter 1 A Geographic Perspective on History Chapter 2 Encounters and Colonies Chapter 3 The American Revolution Chapter 4 A New NationUNIT TWO Rift and Reunion 1800 - 1900Chapter 5 The Expanding Nation Chapter 6 Civil War and Reconstruction Chapter 7 New FrontiersUNIT THREE The Roots of a Modern Nation 1880 - 1920Chapter 8 Progressive Reforms Chapter 9 Progressivism Takes Hold Chapter 10 Expansionism and World War IUNIT FOUR The New Era of the Twenties 1920 - 1929Chapter 11 Getting on With Business Chapter 12 A Prospering SocietyUNIT FIVE Economic Crisis and the New Deal 1929 - 1939 Chapter 13 The Great Depression Chapter 14 The New Deal UNIT SIX The United States Transformed 1933 - 1945Chapter 15 World War II Chapter 16 The Home FrontUNIT SEVEN The Postwar World 1945 - 1963Chapter 17 The Uneasy Peace Chapter 18 The Postwar Era Chapter 19 Cold War PoliticsUNIT EIGHT Toward Equality and Social Reform 1954 - 1979Chapter 20 The Civil Rights Struggle Chapter 21 The Kennedy and Johnson Years Chapter 22 Voices of ProtestUNIT NINE The Troubled Years 1964 - 1980Chapter 23 The Vietnam War Chapter 24 From Nixon to CarterUNIT TEN New Challenges 1980 - Present Chapter 25 The Reagan and Bush Years Chapter 26 A Changing Nation in a Changing World

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