Let's Review U. S. History and Government

ISBN-10: 1438000189
ISBN-13: 9781438000183
Edition: 5th (Revised)
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Edition: 5th
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
Publication Date: 9/1/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 768
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.518
Language: English

This updated edition reviews American history in its totality, starting with the Colonial era and concluding with recent significant events through the Obama administration's first term. The book presents:Summaries of key topics with maps, charts, and illustrationsReview exercises consisting of questions with answersA detailed chronology of major events in American historyThumbnail biographies of notable AmericansA glossary of history terms and an extensive indexAlso presented is the latest New York State Regents U.S. History and Government Exam with answers.

Preface
Supreme Court Cases
United States History Documents
Constitutional Foundations of the United States
The Constitution: The Foundation of American Society
Foundations, Revolution, and Confederation
Constitutional Convention, Ratification, and a Bill of Rights
Constitutional Structure, Function, and Thirteen Enduring Issues
Launching a New Government
The Constitution Tested: Nationalism and Sectionalism
Constitutional Stress and Crisis
The Constitution in Jeopardy: The American Civil War
Industrialization of the United States
The Reconstructed Nation
Reconstruction and the Nationalization of Civil Rights
Post-Civil War Economics
Emancipation: An Unsettled Issue
The End of Reconstruction
The Rise of American Business, Industry, and Labor (1865-1920)
Technology and World Industrialism
Pre-Civil War Industrial Growth
Business Organization: Size and Structure
Transportation, Communication, and Resources
Representative Entrepreneurs
Business and Government
Labor Organization and Struggle
Adjusting Society to Industrialism: American People and Places
Impact of Industrialism
Nation of Immigrants
The Last Frontier
American Society at the Turn of the Century
The Progressive Movement
Reform in America
The Reform Tradition
Pressure for Reform
Progressivism and Government Action
The Rise of American Power
The Industrial-Colonial Connection
An Emerging Global Involvement
Restraint and Involvement (1914-1920)
The Constitution and World War I
The Search for Peace and Arms Control (1914-1930)
At Home and Abroad: Prosperity and Depression
War and Prosperity (1917-1929)
The First World War at Home
The Twenties: Business Boom or False Prosperity?
Optimism and Materialism
The Great Depression and the New Deal (1933-1940)
Failure of the Old Order: Hoover and the Crash
Franklin D. Roosevelt: Relief, Recovery, and Reform
Constitutional Issues and the New Deal
The Human Factor
The United States in an Age of Global Crisis: Responsibility and Cooperation
Peace in Peril (1933-1950)
Isolation and Neutrality
Failure of Peace: Triumph of Aggression
Home Front: The Human Dimensions of the War
The United States in World War II
Aftermath of World War II
Peace with Problems (1945-1960)
International Peace Efforts
Communist Expansion and Containment in Europe and Asia
Internal Security and Constitutionalism
A World in Uncertain Times
Toward a Post-Industrial world: Living in a Global Age
United States and Post-Industrialism
The World and Post-Industrialism
Containment and Consensus (1945-1960)
Eisenhower Policies: Foreign Affairs
The Warren Court and Civil Rights
The Affluent Society
Decade of Change (The 1960s)
The Kennedy Years: The New Frontier
Action in Foreign Policies
Johnson and the Great Society
The Movement for Equal Rights
The Limits of Power: Turmoil at Home and Abroad (1965-1972)
Involvement in Asia
Protest and the Counterculture
The Trend Toward Conservatism (1972-1992)
Nixon and the Imperial Presidency (1969-1974)
The Ford and Carter Presidencies (August 1974-January 1981)
The Reagan Era (1981-1989)
President George Bush (1989-1993)
The Clinton Administrations
The Election of 1992
President Bill Clinton (1993-2001)
The Election of 1996
The Election of 2000
The New Millennium
George W. Bush and Neoconservatism
The Election of 2010: Aftermath
9/11 and its aftermath
Domestic and World Events in the Months Before 9/11
Attack on America
American Society Entering the 21st Century
Operation Iraqi Freedom
United Nations and the Iraqi War
Conservatism and One Party Rule
Financial Crisis, Barack Obama, and an Uneasy World
Chronology of Major Events in American History
Notable Americans
Quotations
Answer Key
Glossary of Terms
June 2012 Regents Exam and Answers
Index

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