The American Pageant: Volume II: Since 1865 / Edition 14

The American Pageant: Volume II: Since 1865 / Edition 14

by David M. Kennedy, Lizabeth Cohen, Thomas Bailey
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0547166583

ISBN-13: 9780547166582

Pub. Date: 12/30/2008

Publisher: Cengage Learning


THE AMERICAN PAGEANT enjoys a reputation as one of the most popular, effective, and entertaining texts in American history. The colorful anecdotes, first-person quotations, and trademark wit bring American history to life. The 14th edition places an even greater emphasis on the global context of American history through a new feature, "Thinking Globally." Revised

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THE AMERICAN PAGEANT enjoys a reputation as one of the most popular, effective, and entertaining texts in American history. The colorful anecdotes, first-person quotations, and trademark wit bring American history to life. The 14th edition places an even greater emphasis on the global context of American history through a new feature, "Thinking Globally." Revised primary source features excite student interest and help them learn to examine documents the way historians do. Additional pedagogical features make THE AMERICAN PAGEANT accessible to students: part openers and chapter-ending chronologies provide a context for the major periods in American history, while other features present primary sources, scholarly debates, and key historical figures for analysis.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780547166582
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
12/30/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
720
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents


22. The Ordeal of Reconstruction, 1865-1877. Part IV: FORGING AN INDUSTRIAL SOCIETY, 1869-1909. 23. Political Paralysis in the Gilded Age, 1869-1896. 24. Industry Comes of Age, 1865-1900. 25. America Moves to the City, 1865-1900. 26. The Great West and the Agricultural Revolution, 1865-1896. 27. Empire and Expansion, 1890-1909. Part V: STRUGGLING FOR JUSTICE AT HOME AND ABROAD, 1900-1945. 28. Progressivism and the Republican Roosevelt, 1901-1912. 29. Wilsonian Progressivism at Home and Abroad, 1912-1916. 30. The War to End War, 1917-1918. 31. American Life in the "Roaring Twenties," 1919-1929. 32. The Politics of Boom and Bust, 1920-1932. 33. The Great Depression and the New Deal, 1933-1939. 34. Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Shadow of War, 1933-1941. 35. America in World War II, 1941-1945. Part VI: MAKING MODERN AMERICA, 1945 TO THE PRESENT. 36. The Cold War Begins, 1945-1952. 37. The Eisenhower Era, 1952-1960. 38. The Stormy Sixties, 1960-1968. 39. The Stalemated Seventies, 1968-1980. 40. The Resurgence of Conservatism, 1980-1992. 41. America Confronts the Post-Cold War Era, 1992-2004. 42. The American People Face a New Century.

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