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The growth of America, 1878-1928

Author: Clarence Buford Carson
Publisher: Alabama : American Textbook Committee, 1985.
Series: Basic history of the United States, bk. 4.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clarence Buford Carson
OCLC Number: 21365986
Description: 300 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Chapter 1 : introduction --
Chapter 2 : economic growth --
Conditions of growth and development --
Development of nationwide business --
The growth of cities --
The filling out of the west --
The new south --
Chapter 3 : naturalistic outlook --
Theories of evolution --
Biological evolution --
Critique of Darwinian evolution --
The impact of evolution --
Naturalism in literature --
Conservative Darwinism --
Reform Darwinism --
Chapter 4 : radical ideas and collectivism --
The new immigration --
European socialism --
Collectivism in America --
Chapter 5 : political climate, 1877-1896 --
Issues and acts --
Regulation and the courts --
The rise of labor unions --
Populism --
Chapter 6 : progressivism --
The progressive ethos --
The imperial surge --
The open door in China --
Racial segregation in the south --
Chapter 7 : progressives in power --
Roosevelt in power --
The Taft administration --
Election of 1912 --
Wilson's new freedom --
The progressive amendments --
Chapter 8 : World War I and the disruption of Europe --
War comes to Europe --
American neutrality --
United States in World War I --
A discordant peace --
Chapter 9 : Bolshevism and the spread of totalitarianism --
Communism in Russia --
Reaction in the United States --
The permanent revolution in Russia --
Fascism in Italy --
Nazism in Germany --
Chapter 10 : The 1920s in America --
The alienation of the intellectuals --
Republicans in power --
Monetarism and prosperity --
Symptoms of moral decline.
Series Title: Basic history of the United States, bk. 4.
Responsibility: by Clarance B. Carson.

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