Coming of Age America in the Twentieth Century

ISBN-10: 0395673097
ISBN-13: 9780395673096
Edition: 1998
List price: $166.95
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Description: This text redresses several inadequacies typical of other 20th-century U.S. history texts with an introductory chapter that covers Reconstruction through the 1900s, providing valuable context and background for students. Coverage throughout the text  More...

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Book details

List price: $166.95
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Publication date: 2/20/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.398

This text redresses several inadequacies typical of other 20th-century U.S. history texts with an introductory chapter that covers Reconstruction through the 1900s, providing valuable context and background for students. Coverage throughout the text is balanced chronologically, regionally, and culturally. The effects of multiculturalism and immigration on U.S. society, and the conflicting traditions of each, are discussed.

Note: Every chapter includes a Conclusion and Further Reading
On Edge: America Approaches the Twentieth Century
The West of the Imagination and of Reality Reconstruction and Race Forces of Change: Industrialization, Immigration, and Urbanization
The New Immigration and the New City National Politics
Progressivism and the Search for Order, 19001917
Reformers Search for Justice and Order Contradictions and Schisms Progressivism and National Politics
World Power and World War, 18981920
A Great Power
The Great War Wilson's New Diplomacy and the Aftermath of War
Modern America and Its Discontents: The 1920s
The Consumer Society
The Politics of Normalcy From Reform to Recreation Modernism's Discontents
The Boom Unravels
Depression and New Deal, 19291940
Onset of the Depression Roosevelt and the Origins of the New Deal
The New Deal in Action, 19331937
The Restoration and Collapse of World Order, 19211941
Security, Disarmament, and Economic Expansion in the 1920's
Coping with Nationalism, Instability, and Revolution Depression Diplomacy Neutrality
The Approach of War American Entry into World War II
The Second World War and the Remaking of America, 19411945
America and the World Crisis War on the Home Front Domestic Politics in Time of War Truman, The Atomic Bomb, and Victory
America and the Cold War, 19451960
Origins of the Cold War
Expanding Dimensions of the Cold War A New Look: Eisenhower Takes Command
America at Home, 19451960
The Affluent Society
The Politics of Moderation Cracks in the Picture Window Continuing Struggles: Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Eisenhower's Second-Term Blues
The Triumph and Tragedy of Liberalism, 19601968
Kennedy and the New Frontier Johnson and the Great Society
The Vietnam Quagmire, 19611968
The Growth of American Commitment in Vietnam, 19451964
Escalation of the War
The Rise of Dissent and the Collapse of the Cold War Consensus
The Election of 1968
Cultural Revolutions, 19601980
From Civil Rights to Black Power SDS and the Rise of the New Left
The Counterculture 1968: A Year of Cataclysm and Its Aftermath
The Rise of the New Feminism Legacies of Cultural and Political Dissent
A Crisis of Confidence and Some New Opportunities, 19691980
Foreign Policy During the Nixon Administration
An Assessment of Foreign Policy During the Nixon Years Domestic Policy During the Nixon Administration Social and Economic Changes During the 1970s
The Ford and Carter Administrations
Illusion and Renewal: Conservatism Ascendant, 19801992
The Reagan Era Civil Rights and Conservative Justice From the New Cold War to the New World Order
The 1988 Election
The Bush Presidency at Home
Rumblings of the Future
The Economy A Nation of Suburbs
The Globalization of America Environmental Worries
The Election of 1992 Clinton's First Term

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