American Journey: A History of the United States, Volume 2 Reprint / Edition 6

American Journey: A History of the United States, Volume 2 Reprint / Edition 6

by David Goldfield
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0205245943

ISBN-13: 2900205245948

Pub. Date: 07/26/2011

Publisher: Pearson

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ISBN-13:
2900205245948
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
07/26/2011
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
608

Table of Contents

Chapter 16 Reconstruction 1865—1877

White Southerners and the Ghosts of the Confederacy, 1865

More Than Freedom: African American Aspirations in 1865

Federal Reconstruction, 1865—1870

Counter-Reconstruction, 1870—1874

Redemption, 1874—1877

Chapter 17 A New South: Economic Progress and Social Tradition

1877—1900

The “Newness” of the New South

The Southern Agrarian

Women in the New South

Settling the Race Issue

Chapter 18 Industry, Immigrants, and Cities 1870–1900

New Industry

New Immigrants

New Cities

Chapter 19 Transforming the West 1865–1890

Subjugating Native Americans

Exploiting the Mountains: The Mining Bonanza

Using the Grass: The Cattle Kingdom

Working the Earth: Homesteaders and Agricultural Expansion

Chapter 20 Politics and Government 1877–1900

The Structure and Style of Politics

The Limits of Government

Public Policies and National Elections

The Crisis of the 1890s

Chapter 21 The Progressive Era 1900–1917

The Ferment of Reform

Reforming Society

Reforming Country Life

Theodore Roosevelt and the Progressive Presidency

Woodrow Wilson and Progressive Reform

Chapter 22 Creating an Empire 1865–1917

The Roots of Imperialism

First Steps

The Spanish-American War

Imperial Ambitions: The United States and East Asia, 1899–1917

Imperial Power: The United States and Latin America, 1899–1917

Engaging Europe: New Concerns, Old Constraints

Chapter 23 America and the Great War 1914–1920

Waging Neutrality

Waging War in America

Waging War and Peace Abroad

Waging Peace at Home

Chapter 24 Toward a Modern America The 1920s

The Economy That Roared

The Business of Government

Cities and Suburbs

Mass Culture in the Jazz Age

Culture Wars

A New Era in the World?

Herbert Hoover and the Final Triumph of the New Era

Chapter 25 The Great Depression and the New Deal 1929–1939

Hard Times in Hooverville

Herbert Hoover and the Depression

Launching the New Deal

Consolidating the New Deal

The New Deal and American Life

Ebbing of the New Deal

Good Neighbors and Hostile Forces

Chapter 26 World War II 1939–1945

The Dilemmas of Neutrality

Holding the Line

Mobilizing for Victory

The Home Front

War and Peace

Chapter 27 The Cold War at Home and Abroad 1946–1952

Launching the Great Boom

Truman, Republicans, and the Fair Deal

Confronting the Soviet Union

Cold War and Hot War

The Second Red Scare

Chapter 28 The Confident Years 1953–1964

A Decade of Affluence

Facing Off with the Soviet Union

John F. Kennedy and the Cold War

Righteousness Like a Mighty Stream: The Struggle for Civil Rights

Chapter 29 Shaken to the Roots 1965–1980

The End of Consensus

Cities Under Stress

The Year of the Gun, 1968

Nixon, Watergate, and the Crisis of the Early 1970s

Jimmy Carter: Idealism and Frustration in the White House

Chapter 30 The Reagan Revolution and a Changing World 1981–1992

Reagan’s Domestic Revolution

The Climax of the Cold War

Growth in the Sunbelt

Values in Collision

Chapter 31 Complacency, Crisis, and Global Reengagement 1993–2008

Politics of the Center

A New Economy?

Broadening Democracy

Edging into a New Century

Paradoxes of Power

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