America: A Narrative History Volume 2

Edition: 9th
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 2012-11-07
Publisher(s): NORTON
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America has sold more than 1.8 million copies over the past eight editions because it's a book that students enjoy reading. Effective storytelling, colorful anecdotes, and biographical sketches make the narrative absorbing and the material more memorable. The Ninth Edition includes refreshed and updated coverage of African American history and has been streamlined from 37 to 34 chapters.

Table of Contents

List of Mapsp. xvii
Prefacep. xix
Acknowledgmentsp. xxiii
Reconstruction: North and Southp. 704
The War's Aftermathp. 705
The Battle over Political Reconstructionp. 711
The Assassination of Lincolnp. 713
Reconstructing the Southp. 720
The Reconstructed Southp. 724
The Grand Yearsp. 732
Growing Pains
Big Business and Organized Laborp. 751
The Rise of Big Businessp. 751
Entrepreneursp. 761
The Working Classp. 768
The South and the West Transformedp. 790
The Myth of the New Southp. 791
The New Westp. 797
The Emergence of Urban Americap. 820
America's Move to Townp. 821
The New Immigrationp. 826
Popular Culturep. 832
Education and Social Thoughtp. 839
Gilded Age Politics and Agrarian Revoltp. 848
Paradoxical Politicsp. 849
Corruption and Reform: Hayes to Harrisonp. 853
The Farm Problem and Agrarian Protest Movementsp. 864
The Economy and the Silver Solutionp. 872
Race Relations During the 1890sp. 878
Modern America
Seizing An American Empirep. 897
Toward the New Imperialismp. 898
Expansion in the Pacificp. 900
The War of 1898p. 903
Imperial Rivalries in East Asiap. 920
Big-Stick Diplomacyp. 922
"Making the World Over": The Progressive Erap. 932
Elements of Reformp. 934
The Social Gospelp. 935
Early Efforts at Urban Reformp. 937
Features of Progressivismp. 944
Roosevelt's Progressivismp. 950
Roosevelt's Second Termp. 953
From Roosevelt to Taftp. 958
Woodrow Wilson's Progressivismp. 962
Limits of Progressivismp. 977
America and the Great Warp. 980
Wilson and Foreign Affairsp. 980
An Uneasy Neutralityp. 983
America's Entry into the Warp. 995
America at Warp. 1001
The Fight for the Peacep. 1007
Lurching from War to Peacep. 1015
The Modern Temperp. 1022
The Reactionary Twentiesp. 1024
The "Jazz Age" During the "Roaring Twenties"p. 1034
Mass Culturep. 1044
The Modernist Revoltp. 1050
Republican Resurgence and Declinep. 1060
"Normalcy"p. 1061
Isolationism in Foreign Affairsp. 1065
The Harding Scandalsp. 1069
The New Erap. 1074
President Hoover, the Engineerp. 1078
Global Concernsp. 1086
From Hooverism to the New Dealp. 1092
New Deal Americap. 1100
Regulatory Effortsp. 1105
The Social Cost of the Depressionp. 1110
Culture in the Thirtiesp. 1117
The New Deal Maturesp. 1120
Roosevelt's Second Termp. 1129
The Legacy of the New Dealp. 1136
The Second World Warp. 1142
From Isolationism to Interventionp. 1142
Foreign Crisesp. 1143
War Cloudsp. 1150
The Storm in Europep. 1152
The Storm in the Pacificp. 1159
A World Warp. 1163
Mobilization at Homep. 1165
Social Effects of the Warp. 1167
The Allied Drive Toward Berlinp. 1175
Leapfrogging to Tokyop. 1185
A New Age is Bornp. 1188
The Final Ledgerp. 1200
The American Age
The Fair Deal and Containmentp. 1209
Demobilization Under Trumanp. 1210
The Cold Warp. 1215
Civil Rights During the 1940sp. 1225
The Cold War Heats upp. 1232
The 1950s: Affluence and Anxiety in an Atomic Agep. 1246
A People of Plentyp. 1248
A Conformist Culturep. 1258
Cracks in the Picture Windowp. 1261
Alienation and Liberationp. 1263
Moderate Republicanism-The Eisenhower Yearsp. 1268
The Early Years of the Civil Rights Movementp. 1273
Foreign Policy in the 1950sp. 1282
Foreign Interventionsp. 1285
Reflection and Foreign Crisesp. 1290
Festering Problems Abroadp. 1294
Assessing the Eisenhower Presidencyp. 1296
New Frontiers: Politics and Social Change in the 1960sp. 1300
The New Frontierp. 1300
Expansion of the Civil Rights Movementp. 1306
Foreign Frontiersp. 1314
Lyndon B. Johnson and the Great Societyp. 1322
From Civil Rights to Black Powerp. 1331
The Tragedy of Vietnamp. 1338
Sixties Crescendop. 1344
Rebellion and Reaction: The 1960s and 1970sp. 1350
The Roots of Rebellionp. 1351
Nixon and Middle Americap. 1367
Nixon and Vietnamp. 1376
Nixon Triumphantp. 1381
Watergatep. 1387
An Unelected Presidentp. 1392
A Conservative Realignment: 1977-1990p. 1400
The Carter Presidencyp. 1401
The Reagan Revolutionp. 1412
Reagan's First Termp. 1417
Reagan's Second Termp. 1425
The Changing Social Landscapep. 1429
The Bush Administrationp. 1438
Cultural Conservatismp. 1446
America in a New Millenniump. 1450
America's Changing Mosaicp. 1451
Bush to Clintonp. 1452
Domestic Policy in Clinton's First Termp. 1456
Republican Insurgencyp. 1458
The Clinton Years at Homep. 1462
Foreign-Policy Challengesp. 1466
The Election of 2000p. 1469
Compassionate Conservatismp. 1472
Global Terrorismp. 1473
Second-Term Bluesp. 1482
A Historic Electionp. 1487
Obama's First Termp. 1491
Glossaryp. A1
Appendixp. A59
The Declaration of Independencep. A61
Articles of Confederationp. A66
The Constitution of the United Statesp. A74
Amendments to the Constitutionp. A86
Presidential Electionsp. A96
Admission of Statesp. A104
Population of the United Statesp. A105
Immigration to the United States, Fiscal Years 1820-2011p. A106
Immigration by Region and Selected Country of Last Residence, Fiscal Years 1820-2011p. A108
Presidents, Vice Presidents, and Secretaries of Statep. A117
Further Readingsp. A123
Creditsp. A137
Indexp. A141
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