American History

ISBN-10: 0393978745
ISBN-13: 9780393978742
Edition: 2004
Authors: Eric Foner
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List price: $74.55
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Binding: Paperback
Size: 8.75" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.948
Language: English

Eric Foner is a professor of American history at Columbia University.

List of Maps, Tables, and Figures
About the Author
Preface
"What Is Freedom?": Reconstruction, 1865-1877
The Meaning of Freedom
Voices of Freedom: From Petition of Committee in Behalf of the Freedmen to Andrew Johnson (1865)
The Making of Radical Reconstruction
Radical Reconstruction in the South
The Overthrow of Reconstruction
Toward a Global Presence, 1870-1920
America's Gilded Age, 1870-1890
The Second Industrial Revolution
The Transformation of the West
Voices of Freedom: From Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce Indians, Speech in Washington, D.C. (1879)
Politics in a Gilded Age
Freedom in the Gilded Age
Labor and the Republic
Freedom's Boundaries, at Home and Abroad, 1890-1900
The Populist Challenge
The Segregated South
Redrawing the Boundaries
Voices of Freedom: From Saum Song Bo, Letter in American Missionary (October 1885)
Becoming a World Power
The Progressive Era, 1900-1916
An Urban Age and a Consumer Society
Voices of Freedom: From Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Women and Economics (1898)
Changing Ideas of Freedom
The Politics of Progressivism
The Progressive Presidents
Safe for Democracy: The United States and World War I, 1916-1920
An Era of Intervention
America and the Great War
The War at Home
Voices of Freedom: From Eugene V. Debs's Speech to the Jury before Sentencing under the Espionage Act (1918)
Who Is an American?
1919
Depression and Wars, 1920-1953
From Business Culture to Great Depression: The Twenties, 1920-1932
The Business of America
Voices of Freedom: From Andre Siegfried, "The Gulf Between," Atlantic Monthly (March 1928)
Business and Government
The Birth of Civil Liberties
The Culture Wars
The Great Depression
The New Deal, 1932-1940
The First New Deal
The Grassroots Revolt
Voices of Freedom: From John L. Lewis, Radio Address, "Industrial Democracy in Steel" (July 1936)
The Second New Deal
A Reckoning with Liberty
The Limits of Change
A New Conception of America
Fighting for the Four Freedoms: World War II, 1941-1945
Fighting World War II
The Home Front
Visions of Postwar Freedom
The American Dilemma
Voices of Freedom: From Justice Robert H. Jackson, Dissent in Korematsu v. United States (1944)
The End of the War
The United States and the Cold War, 1945-1953
Origins of the Cold War
The Cold War and the Idea of Freedom
The Truman Presidency
The Anticommunist Crusade
Voices of Freedom: From Henry Steele Commager, "Who Is Loyal to America?" Harper's (September 1947)
What Kind of Nation? 1953-2004
An Affluent Society, 1953-1960
The Golden Age
The Eisenhower Era
The Freedom Movement
Voices of Freedom: From Martin Luther King, Jr., Speech at Montgomery, Alabama (December 5, 1955)
The Election of 1960
The Sixties, 1960-1968
The Freedom Movement
The Kennedy Years
Lyndon Johnson's Presidency
The Changing Black Movement
Vietnam and the New Left
Voices of Freedom: From Tom Hayden and Others, The Port Huron Statement (June 1962)
The New Movements and the Rights Revolution
1968
The Triumph of Conservatism, 1969-1988
The Rebirth of Conservatism
Voices of Freedom: From Young Americans for Freedom, The Sharon Statement (September 1960)
President Nixon
Vietnam and Watergate
The End of the Golden Age
The Rising Tide of Conservatism
The Reagan Revolution
Globalization and Its Discontents, 1989-2000
Voices of Freedom: From Global Exchange, Seattle, Declaration for Global Democracy (December 1999)
The Post-Cold War World
A New Economy?
Culture Wars
Impeachment and the Election of 2000
Freedom and the New Century
Epilogue: September 11 and the Next American Century
The War on Terrorism
Voices of Freedom: From The National Security Strategy of the United States (September 2002)
The Aftermath of September 11 at Home
Learning from History
Appendix
Documents
The Declaration of Independence (1776)
The Constitution of the United States (1787)
From George Washington's Farewell Address (1796)
The Seneca Falls Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions (1848)
From Frederick Douglass's "What, to the Slave, Is the Fourth of July?" Speech (1852)
The Gettysburg Address (1863)
Abraham Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address (1865)
The Populist Platform of 1892
Franklin D. Roosevelt's First Inaugural Address (1933)
Martin Luther King, Jr.'s, "I Have a Dream" Speech (1963)
Tables
Presidential Elections
Admission of States
Population of the United States
Historical Statistics of the United States
Workforce
Immigration, by Origin
Glossary
Credits
Index

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