American Realities Volume 2 / Edition 7

American Realities Volume 2 / Edition 7

by J. William T. Youngs, Cecily Moon
     
 

ISBN-10: 0321433440

ISBN-13: 9780321433442

Pub. Date: 01/04/2007

Publisher: Longman

American Realities, a best-selling collection of secondary sources, integrates the lives of Americans with their respective time periods, and depicts a diverse American experience that challenges the preconceived notions of students.

In addition to a new chapter, this edition includes new scholarship and revised writing in existing chapters. The clarity of the

Overview

American Realities, a best-selling collection of secondary sources, integrates the lives of Americans with their respective time periods, and depicts a diverse American experience that challenges the preconceived notions of students.

In addition to a new chapter, this edition includes new scholarship and revised writing in existing chapters. The clarity of the author's unique, anecdotal writing style successfully engages students in an exploration of unique historical characters and significant events.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321433442
Publisher:
Longman
Publication date:
01/04/2007
Series:
American Realities Ser.
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.04(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.76(d)

Table of Contents

From Reconstruction to the Present.

Preface.

1. Beyond Emancipation.

Booker T. Washington and the Atlanta Compromise.

2. The New Industrial Era.

The Rise of Andrew Carnegie.

3. The Birth of Environmentalism.

John Muir and the American Wilderness.

4. Imperial America.

Dewey and Aguinaldo at Manila Bay.

5. New Immigrants.

Russian Jews in the United States.

6. Expanding American Democracy.

The Woman Suffrage Victory.

7. American Volunteers in World War I.

The Lafayette Escadrille.

8. Modernity Versus Tradition.

The Scopes Trial and the American Character.

9. The New Deal.

Eleanor Roosevelt and the Politics of Compassion.

10. Total War.

The Bombing of Hiroshima.

11. The Cold War at Home.

Joseph McCarthy and Anticommunism.

12. The Civil Rights Movement.

Martin Luther King Jr. and the Road to Birmingham.

13. Turmoil on the Campuses.

Berkeley in the Sixties.

14. America and the Cold War.

Colin Powell’s Career from Vietnam to the Persian Gulf

15. The New Age of Technology.

Steve Jobs and Apple

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