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A history of American democracy

Author: John Donald Hicks; George E Mowry; Robert E Burke
Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin [1966]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3d edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
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Hicks, John Donald, 1890-1972.
History of American democracy.
Boston, Houghton Mifflin [1966]
(OCoLC)625706089
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Donald Hicks; George E Mowry; Robert E Burke
OCLC Number: 1387709
Notes: Previous editions published under title: A short history of American democracy.
Description: x, 823, xcii pages illustrations, maps, portraits 26 cm
Contents: The origins of American society, 1607-1789. Discovery and colonization ; Colonial life ; Colonial thought ; England's colonial problem ; The American Revolution ; The Confederation --
The federal era, 1789-1828. The Constitution ; Federalists and republicans ; The war of 1812 ; Nationalism and sectionalism ; The rise and decline of federal culture --
The road to division, 1828-1860. The Revolution of 1828 ; The panic of 1837 ; The flowering of the American mind ; Slavery and abolition ; Manifest destiny ; Peace and prosperity --
The sectional conflict, 1860-1877. The sectional crisis ; The appeal to arms ; Reconstruction --
The new nation, 1877-1897. From Hayes to Harrison ; The last frontier ; The economic revolution ; Labor and the new immigration ; The Populist revolt ; Society in the gilded age ; Science, social ideas and the arts --
World power and reform, 1897-1921. The path to empire ; World politics ; The Progressive Movement ; Taft and Wilson ; Wilson's foreign policy ; The first World War --
Prosperity and Depression, 1921-1939. The search for normalcy ; Urban mass culture ; Ideas and the fine arts in the machine age ; The Great Depression ; The New Deal --
The price of leadership, 1939-1965. World crisis ; The second World War ; The Truman era ; The Eisenhower years ; The affluent society ; The new frontier --
Appendix. The Declaration of Independence ; The Constitution of the United States ; The states of the union --
Other governmental units ; Presidents, vice-presidents, and cabinet members ; Population of the United States, 1790-1960 ; European immigration into the United States, 1841-1960.
Responsibility: [by] John D. Hicks, George E. Mowry [and] Robert E. Burke.

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