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Visions of America : a history of the United States

Author: Jennifer D Keene; Saul Cornell; Edward T O'Donnell
Publisher: Boston : Pearson, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer D Keene; Saul Cornell; Edward T O'Donnell
ISBN: 9780205092666 0205092667 9780205092673 0205092675 9780205092680 0205092683
OCLC Number: 756767691
Notes: "Combined volume."
Description: xxxi, 905, [57] pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 28 cm
Contents: Found in this section:1. Brief Table of Contents2. Full Table of Contents 1. BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS Chapter 14 Now That We Are Free: Reconstruction and the New South, 1863-1890 Chapter 15 Conflict and Conquest: The Transformation of the West, 1860-1900 Chapter 16 Wonder and Woe: The Rise of Industrial America, 1865-1900 Chapter 17 Becoming a Modern Society: America in the Gilded Age, 1877-1900 Chapter 18 Creating a Democratic Paradise: The Progressive Era, 1895 -1915 Chapter 19 Imperial America: The United States in the World, 1890-1914 Chapter 20 The Great War: World War I, 1914-1918Chapter 21 A Turbulent Decade: The Twenties Chapter 22 A New Deal for America: The Great Depression, 1929-1940 Chapter 23 World War II: Fighting the Good War, 1939-1945 Chapter 24 A Divided World: The Early Cold World, 1945-1963 Chapter 25 In a Land of Plenty: Contentment and Discord, 1945-1960 Chapter 26 A Nation Divided: The Vietnam War, 1945-1975 Chapter 27 A Decade of Discord: The Challenge of the Sixties Chapter 28 Righting a Nation Adrift: America in the 1970s and 1980s Chapter 29 Building a New World Order: The United States, 1989-2009 2. FULL TABLE OF CONTENTS Maps Charts, Graphs, and Tables Envisioning Evidence Images as History Competing Visions Choices and Consequences About the Authors Supplements for Instructors and Students Chapter 14: Now That We Are Free:Reconstruction and the New South, 1863-1890Preparing for Reconstruction The Fruits of Freedom The Struggle to Define ReconstructionCompeting VisionsDemanding Rights, Protecting PrivilegeImplementing Reconstruction Reconstruction AbandonedImages as HistoryPolitical Cartoons Reflect the Shift in Public Opinion The New SouthChoices and ConsequencesSanctioning Separation Chapter Review Chapter 15: Conflict and Conquest:The Transformation of the West, 1860-1900 Natives and Newcomers The Economic Transformation of the West Native Americans Under Siege Competing VisionsInevitable Progress or Unjust Invasion? Choices and ConsequencesForced Assimilation versus Cultural Preservation Persecution and RomanticismImages as HistoryAnnie Oakley Chapter Review Chapter 16: Wonder and Woe:The Rise of Industrial America, 1865-1900 The Emergence of Big Business Creating a Mass Market The World of Work Transformed Competing VisionsThe Legitimacy of Unions Conflicting Visions of Industrial CapitalismImages as HistoryWhy Fear Big Business?Choices and ConsequencesTo Strike or Not to Strike? Chapter Review Chapter 17: Becoming a Modern Society:Americain the Gilded Age, 1877-1900 The Rise of the City A Search for Solutions Images as HistorySeeing the Poor New Habits, Roles, and Lifestyles The Challenge from Below Competing VisionsProgress or Peril? Choices and ConsequencesThe Pullman Strike Chapter Review Chapter 18: Creating a Democratic Paradise:The Progressive Era, 1895 -1915 The Progressive Impulse Reining in Big BusinessCompeting Views on Transforming the Workplace Choices and ConsequencesRegulating Workers' Hours Protecting Women and ChildrenImages as HistoryExposing the Evils of Child Labor Reforming the Government Envisioning EvidenceThe Family Economy Competing VisionsSeeking Racial Uplift Chapter Review Chapter 19: Imperial America:The United States in the World, 1890-1914Becoming a World Power The Spanish-American War Images as HistoryAtrocity Stories and Public Opinion Creating an American Empire Competing VisionsAnnexing the Philippines America and East Asia Choices and ConsequencesThe Legal Construction of "Whiteness" In America's Backyard Chapter Review Chapter 20: The Great War: World War I, 1914-1918 The Decision for War The War at Home Images as HistoryPropaganda PostersFighting the War Choices and ConsequencesAlvin York, Deciding to ServeEnvisioning EvidenceUnderstanding the Battlefield PeaceCompeting VisionsJoining the League of Nations Chapter Review Chapter 21: A Turbulent Decade: The TwentiesCars and Planes: The Promise of the TwentiesEnvisioning EvidenceScientific Management in Action Cultural Unrest Racial Violence and Civil Rights Competing VisionsDebating Garveyism The New WomanImages as HistoryAdvertising the New Woman Ensuring Peace: Diplomacy in the Twenties Choices and ConsequencesPreventing War in EuropeChapter Review Chapter 22: A New Deal for America: The Great Depression, 1929-1940 The Early Days of the DepressionChoices and ConsequencesEvicting the Bonus Marchers A New President and a New Deal Recovering from the Depression A New Deal for Farmers Images as History"Migrant Mother" -An American Icon Reforms to Ensure Social JusticeCompeting VisionsSharing the Wealth Envisioning EvidenceInterpreting Public Opinion PollsChapter Review Chapter 23: World War II: Fighting the Good War, 1939-1945 The Approaching War On the Home FrontCompeting VisionsCivil Liberties and National Security ClashOn the Front Lines Chapter 24: A Divided World: The Early Cold War, 1945-1963 Origins of the Cold War Fighting Communism: Cold and Hot War Images as HistorySurviving an Atomic Bomb Blast Spies in Our MidstCompeting VisionsNaming Names in HollywoodAverting Nuclear War Envisioning EvidenceThe Berlin Wall Choices and ConsequencesThe Cuban Missile Crisis Chapter Review Chapter 25: In a Land of Plenty: Contentment and Discord, 1945-1960Securing the New Deal LegacyA Middle-Class America Competing VisionsSuburbs-American Dream or Nightmare? Popular Culture in the Fifties Freedom Now: The Civil Rights MovementImages as HistoryInspiring a New Generation to Act Choices and ConsequencesRosa Parks Makes History Envisioning EvidenceA National Snapshot of Racial Discrimination Chapter Review Chapter 26: A Nation Divided: The Vietnam War, 1945-1975The Long Road to War Choices and ConsequencesMaking Vietnam America's War Fighting in VietnamImages as HistoryThe Role of the Press in Vietnam Controversy on the Home Front Competing VisionsWho was Responsible for the My Lai Massacre? The Long Road to PeaceEnvisioning EvidenceVietnam: The Wary by the Numbers Chapter Review Chapter 27: A Decade of Discord: The Challenge of the Sixties The Liberal Moment Choices and ConsequencesIs School Prayer Constitutional? Nonviolence Triumphant: The Civil Rights Movement, 1960-1965 Images as HistoryBirmingham, 1963 The Fractured Left Competing VisionsDefining "Black Power" The End of an EraChapter Review Chapter 28: Righting a Nation Adrift: America in the 1970s and 1980s Downturn and Scandal Images as HistoryWatergate Through Political Cartoons A Crisis of Presidential Leadership Choices and ConsequencesEnding the Iranian Hostage CrisisThe Rights RevolutionCompeting VisionsDefining the Ideal Woman The Rise of the Right Chapter Review Chapter 29: Building a New World Order: The United States, 1989-20011 "A Moment Rich with Promise"Images as HistoryThe Fall of the Berlin Wall Contested Visions of Government Transforming Daily Life Competing VisionsThe Economic Cost of Immigration New Threats in the Post-Cold War World Choices and ConsequencesLaunching a Preemptive War Chapter Review Appendix Glossary Credits Index Maps
Responsibility: Jennifer D. Keene, Saul Cornell, Edward T. O'Donnell.


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