The American Pageant: Since 1865

ISBN-10: 1285058666
ISBN-13: 9781285058665
Edition: 15th 2013
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List price: $59.95
Edition: 15th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 560
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

Developed to meet the demand for a low-cost, high-quality history book, this economically priced version of THE AMERICAN PAGEANT, Fifteenth Edition, offers readers the complete narrative while limiting the number of features, photos, and maps. All volumes feature a paperback, two-color format for those seeking a comprehensive, trade-sized history text. THE AMERICAN PAGEANT enjoys a reputation as one of the most popular, effective, and entertaining texts in American history. The colorful anecdotes, first-person quotations, and trademark wit bring American history to life. The fifteenth edition includes markedly deeper explorations of the cultural innovations, artistic movements, and intellectual doctrines that have engaged and inspired Americans and shaped the course of American history. Additional features of THE AMERICAN PAGEANT help you understand and master the content: chapter-ending chronologies provide a context for the major periods in American history, while other features present global context and key historical figures for analysis. Available in the following split options: CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: THE AMERICAN PAGEANT, Fifteenth Edition Complete, Volume 1: To 1877, and Volume 2: Since 1865.

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Preface
About the Authors
The Ordeal of Reconstruction 1865-1877
The Problems of Peace
Freedmen Define Freedom
The Freedmen's Bureau
Johnson: The Tailor President
Presidential Reconstruction
The Baleful Black Codes
Congressional Reconstruction
Johnson Clashes with Congress
Swinging 'round the Circle with Johnson
Republican Principles and Programs
Reconstruction by the Sword
No Women Voters
The Realities of Radical Reconstruction in the South
The Ku Klux Klan
Johnson Walks the Impeachment Plank
A Not-Guilty Verdict for Johnson
The Purchase of Alaska
The Heritage of Reconstruction
Chronology
To Learn More
Political Paralysis in the Gilded Age 1869-1896
The "Bloody Shirt" Elects Grant
The Era of Good Stealings
A Carnival of Corruption
The Liberal Republican Revolt of 1872
Depression, Deflation, and Inflation
Pallid Politics in the Gilded Age
The Hayes-Tilden Standoff, 1876
The Compromise of 1877 and the End of Reconstruction
The Birth of Jim Crow, in the Post-Reconstruction South
Class Conflicts and Ethnic Clashes
Garfield and Arthur
The Blaine-Cleveland Mudslingers of 1884
"Old Grover" Takes Over
Cleveland Battles for a Lower Tariff
The Billion-Dollar Congress
The Drumbeat of Discontent
Cleveland and Depression
Cleveland Breeds a Backlash
Chronology
To Learn More
Industry Comes of Age 1865-1900
The Iron Colt Becomes an Iron Horse
Spanning the Continent with Rails
Binding the Country with Railroad Ties
Railroad Consolidation and Mechanization
Revolution by Railways
Wrongdoing in Railroading
Government Bridles the Iron Horse
Miracles of Mechanization
The Trust Titan Emerges
The Supremacy of Steel
Carnegie and Other Sultans of Steel
Rockefeller Grows an American Beauty Rose
The Gospel of Wealth
Government Tackles the Trust Evil
The South in the Age of Industry
The Impact of the New Industrial Revolution on America
In Unions There Is Strength
Labor Limps Along
Unhorsing the Knights of Labor
The AF of L to the Fore
Chronology
To Learn More
America Moves to the City 1865-1900
The Urban Frontier
The New Immigration
Southern Europe Uprooted
Reactions to the New Immigration
Narrowing the Welcome Mat
Churches Confront the Urban Challenge
Darwin Disrupts the Churches
The Lust for Learning
Booker T. Washington and Education for Black People
The Hallowed Halls of Ivy
The March of the Mind
The Appeal of the Press
Apostles of Reform
The New Morality
Families and Women in the City
Prohibiting Alcohol and Promoting Reform
Postwar Popular Fiction
Literary Landmarks
Artistic Triumphs
The Business of Amusement
Chronology
To Learn More
The Great West and the Agricultural Revolution 1865-1896
The Clash of Cultures on the Plains
Receding Native Population
Bellowing Herds of Bison
The End of the Trail
Mining: From Dishpan to Ore Breaker
Beef Bonanzas and the Long Drive
The Farmers' Frontier
The Far West Comes of Age
The Fading Frontier
The Farm Becomes a Factory
Deflation Dooms the Debtor
Thinking Globally: The Great Frontier
Unhappy Farmers
The Farmers Take Their Stand
Prelude to Populism
Coxey's Army and the Pullman Strike
Golden McKinley and Silver Bryan
Class Conflict: Plowholders Versus Bondholders
Republican Stand-Pattism Enthroned
Chronology
To Learn More
Empire and Expansion 1890-1909
America Turns Outward
Spurning the Hawaiian Pear
Cubans Rise in Revolt
Dewey's May Day Victory at Manila
The Confused Invasion of Cuba
America's Course (Curse?) of Empire
Perplexities in Puerto Rico and Cuba
New Horizons in Two Hemispheres
"Little Brown Brothers" in the Philippines
Hinging the Open Door in China
Imperialism or Bryanism in 1900?
TR: Brandisher of the Big Stick
Building the Panama Canal
TR's Perversion of Monroe's Doctrine
Roosevelt on the World Stage
Japanese Laborers in California
Thinking Globally: The Age of Empire
Chronology
To Learn More
Progressivism and the Republican Roosevelt 1901-1912
Progressive Roots
Raking Muck with the Muckrakers
Political Progressivism
Thinking Globally: "Why Is There No Socialism in the United States?"
Progressivism in the Cities and States
Progressive Women
TR's Square Deal for Labor
TR Corrals the Corporations
Caring for the Consumer
Earth Control
The "Roosevelt Panic" of 1907
The Rough Rider Thunders Out
Taft: A Round Peg in a Square Hole
The Dollar Goes Abroad as a Diplomat
Taft the Trustbuster
Taft Splits the Republican Party
The Taft-Roosevelt Rupture
Chronology
To Learn More
Wilsonian Progressivism at Home and Abroad 1912-1916
The "Bull Moose" Campaign of 1912
Woodrow Wilson: A Minority President
Wilson: The Idealist in Politics
Wilson Tackles the Tariff
Wilson Battles the Bankers
The President Tames the Trusts
Wilsonian Progressivism at High Tide
New Directions in Foreign Policy
Moralistic Diplomacy in Mexico
Thunder across the Sea
A Precarious Neutrality
America Earns Blood Money
Wilson Wins Reelection in 1916
Chronology
To Learn More
The War to End War 1917-1918
War by Act of Germany
Wilsonian Idealism Enthroned
Wilson's Fourteen Potent Points
Creel Manipulates Minds
Enforcing Loyalty and Stifling Dissent
The Nation's Factories Go to War
Workers in Wartime
Suffering until Suffrage
Forging a War Economy
Making Plowboys into Doughboys
Fighting in France-Belatedly
America Helps Hammer the "Hun"
The Fourteen Points Disarm Germany
Wilson Steps Down from Olympus
An Idealist Amid the Imperialists
Hammering Out the Treaty
The Peace Treaty That Bred a New War
The Domestic Parade of Prejudice
Wilson's Tour and Collapse (1919)
Defeat through Deadlock
The "Solemn Referendum" of 1920
The Betrayal of Great Expectations
Chronology
To Learn More
American Life in the "Roaring Twenties" 1919-1929
Seeing Red
Hooded Hoodlums of the KKK
Stemming the Foreign Flood
The Prohibition "Experiment"
The Golden Age of Gangsterism
Monkey Business in Tennessee
The Mass-Consumption Economy
Putting America on Rubber Tires
The Advent of the Gasoline Age
Humans Develop Wings
The Radio Revolution
Hollywood's Filmland Fantasies
The Dynamic Decade
Cultural Liberation
Thinking Globally: Modernism
Wall Street's Big Bull Market
Chronology
To Learn More
The Politics of Boom and Bust 1920-1932
The Republican "Old Guard" Returns
GOP Reaction at the Throttle
The Aftermath of War
America Seeks Benefits without Burdens
Hiking the Tariff Higher
The Stench of Scandal
"Silent Cal" Coolidge
Frustrated Farmers
A Three-Way Race for the White House in 1924
Foreign-Policy Flounderings
Unraveling the Debt Knot
The Triumph of Herbert Hoover, 1928
President Hoover's First Moves
The Great Crash Ends the Golden Twenties
Hooked on the Horn of Plenty
Rugged Times for Rugged Individualists
Hoover Battles the Great Depression
Routing the Bonus Army in Washington
Japanese Militarists Attack China
Hoover Pioneers the Good Neighbor Policy
Chronology
To Learn More
The Great Depression and the New Deal 1933-1939
FDR: Politician in a Wheelchair
Presidential Hopefuls of 1932
Hoover's Humiliation in 1932
FDR and the Three R's: Relief, Recovery, Reform
Roosevelt Manages the Money
Creating Jobs for the Jobless
A Day for Every Demagogue
New Visibility for Women
Helping Industry and Labor
Paying Farmers Not to Farm
Dust Bowls and Black Blizzards
Battling Bankers and Big Business

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