Making America: A History of the United States, Volume II: Since 1865 / Edition 7

Making America: A History of the United States, Volume II: Since 1865 / Edition 7

by Carol Berkin, Christopher Miller, Robert Cherny, James Gormly
     
 


Shaped with a clear political chronology, MAKING AMERICA reflects the variety of individual experiences and cultures that comprise American society. The authors' goal is to spark readers' curiosity and invite them to explore and "do" history rather than simply read about it. The book conveys the surprising twists and turns as well as the individual and collective… See more details below

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Shaped with a clear political chronology, MAKING AMERICA reflects the variety of individual experiences and cultures that comprise American society. The authors' goal is to spark readers' curiosity and invite them to explore and "do" history rather than simply read about it. The book conveys the surprising twists and turns as well as the individual and collective tales of success and failure that are the real story of the American past. The strongly chronological narrative, together with visuals and an integrated program of learning aids, makes the historical content vivid and comprehensible.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781285194813
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2014
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
544
Sales rank:
397,772
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents


16. The Nation Industrializes, 1865-1900. 17. Life in the Gilded Age, 1865-1900. 18. Politics and Foreign Relations in a Rapidly Changing Nation, 1865-1902. 19. The Progressive Era, 1900-1917. 20. The United States in a World at War, 1913-1920. 21. Prosperity Decade, 1920-1928. 22. The Great Depression and the New Deal, 1929-1939. 23. America's Rise to World Leadership, 1929-1945. 24. Truman and Cold War America, 1945-1952. 25. Quest for Consensus, 1952-1960. 26. Great Promises, Bitter Disappointments, 1960-1968. 27. America Under Stress, 1967-1976. 28. New Economic and Political Alignments, 1976-1992. 29. Entering a New Century, 1992-2013. Suggested Readings. Documents. Declaration of Independence. Articles of Confederation. Constitution of the United States of America and Amendments. Presidential Elections. Index.

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