The American Past: A Survey of American History, Volume II: Since 1865 / Edition 8

The American Past: A Survey of American History, Volume II: Since 1865 / Edition 8

by Joseph R. Conlin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0495050598

ISBN-13: 9780495050599

Pub. Date: 03/16/2006

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Overlapping with volume one, volume two of the textbook set begins with the reconstruction of the Union after the Civil War, and ends with the major economic and political events of the Clinton and Bush presidencies, updated for the seventh edition. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Overview

Overlapping with volume one, volume two of the textbook set begins with the reconstruction of the Union after the Civil War, and ends with the major economic and political events of the Clinton and Bush presidencies, updated for the seventh edition. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495050599
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/16/2006
Series:
American past (Thomson Wadsworth) Ser.
Edition description:
8TH
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

24. Aftermath: The Era of Reconstruction 1863-1877. 25. Patronage and Pork: National Politics 1876-1892. 26. Technology, Industry, and Business: Economic Change in the Late Nineteenth Century. 27. Living with Leviathan: Coping with Big Business and Great Wealth. 28. We Who Built America: Working People 1860-1900. 29. Big Cities: Urban America 1865-1917. 30. The Last Frontier: Winning and Losing the West 1865-1900. 31. The Nation's Bone and Sinew: Agriculture and Agrarians 1865-1896. 32. A Pivotal Decade: McKinley, Segregation, and Empire 1890-1901. 33. Teddy Roosevelt's Americans: The Middle Class Comes of Age 1890-1917. 34. A Wave of Reform: The Progressives 1890-1916. 35. Imperialism and Domestic Politics: A Progressive Democratic President 1901-1916. 36. Over There: The United States and World War I 1914-1918. 37. Over Here: The Home Front 1917-1920. 38. A Troubled Nation: Postwar America 1919-1923. 39. The New Era: When Business Ran the Country 1923-1929. 40. Hard Times: The Great Depression 1930-1933. 41. Rearranging America: FDR and the New Deal 1933-1938. 42. Going to War Again: America and the World 1933-1942. 43. Finest Hours: The U.S. in the Second World War 1942-1945. 44. "The Bomb" and the Cold War: The Truman Presidency, 1945-1953. 45. "Happy Days": The Popular Culture of the Fifties 1947-1963. 46. Political Strategies: The Eisenhower and Kennedy Presidencies 1953-1963. 47. Race and Rights: The African American Struggle for Civil Equality 1953-1968. 48. Lyndon Johnson's Great Society: A War Destroys a Reformer 1961-1968. 49. Presidents on the Griddle: Nixon, Ford, and Carter 1968-1980. 50. Morning in America: The Age of Ronald Reagan 1980-1992. 51. Millennium Years: Emigrants, Immigrants, Religion, Cults, Politics 1960-2012. 52. Only Yesterday: Politics and the Economy 1993-2012.

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