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American History: Connecting with the Past Volume 2,9780077379490

American History: Connecting with the Past Volume 2

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Edition: 14th
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 6/9/2011
Publisher(s): McGraw-Hill Education

Summary

Connect students to the experienceof history. Connect students to successin history. American Historyshows students that history is not just a collection of names and dates, but an ongoing story, which teaches us about the present as well as the past. Known for its clear narrative voice and impeccable scholarship, Alan Brinkley's best-selling survey text invites students to think critically about the many forces that continually create the United States. In a concise but wide-ranging narrative, Brinkley shows the diversity and complexity of the nation and of our understanding of its historyan understanding that continues to evolve both in the events of the present and in our reexamination of new evidence and perspectives on the past. This 14th edition features a new series of Consider the Source essays, a brand new pedagogy program, four new America in the World essays, and extensive content updates that demonstrate how a new generation of historians and of historical actors continues to shape the American story.

Table of Contents

Chapter Fifteen: RECONSTRUCTION AND THE NEW SOUTH

Chapter Sixteen: THE CONQUEST OF THE FAR WEST

Chapter Seventeen: INDUSTRIAL SUPREMACY

Chapter Eighteen: THE AGE OF THE CITY

Chapter Nineteen: FROM CRISIS TO EMPIRE

Chapter Twenty: THE PROGRESSIVE ERA

Chapter Twenty-One: AMERICA AND THE GREAT WAR

Chapter Twenty-Two: THE NEW ERA

Chapter Twenty-Three: THE GREAT DEPRESSION

Chapter Twenty-Four: THE NEW DEAL

Chapter Twenty-Five: THE GLOBAL CRISIS

Chapter Twenty-Six: AMERICA IN A WORLD AT WAR

Chapter Twenty-Seven: THE COLD WAR

Chapter Twenty-Eight: THE AFFLUENT SOCIETY

Chapter Twenty-Nine: CIVIL RIGHTS, VIETNAM, AND THE ORDEAL OF LIBERALISM

Chapter Thirty: THE CRISIS OF AUTHORITY

Chapter Thirty-One: FROM "THE AGE OF LIMITS" TO THE AGE OF REAGAN

Chapter Thirty-Two: THE AGE OF GLOBALIZATION

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