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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.
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Genre/Form: History
Textbooks
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 Contents 2. 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, 1914-1918 Chapter 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, 1863-1890 Preparing for Reconstruction The Fruits of Freedom The Struggle to Define Reconstruction Competing Visions Demanding Rights, Protecting Privilege Implementing Reconstruction Reconstruction Abandoned Images as History Political Cartoons Reflect the Shift in Public Opinion The New South Choices and Consequences Sanctioning 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 Visions Inevitable Progress or Unjust Invasion? Choices and Consequences Forced Assimilation versus Cultural Preservation Persecution and Romanticism Images as History Annie 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 Visions The Legitimacy of Unions Conflicting Visions of Industrial Capitalism Images as History Why Fear Big Business? Choices and Consequences To 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 History Seeing the Poor New Habits, Roles, and Lifestyles The Challenge from Below Competing Visions Progress or Peril? Choices and Consequences The Pullman Strike Chapter Review Chapter 18: Creating a Democratic Paradise:The Progressive Era, 1895 -1915 The Progressive Impulse Reining in Big Business Competing Views on Transforming the Workplace Choices and Consequences Regulating Workers' Hours Protecting Women and Children Images as History Exposing the Evils of Child Labor Reforming the Government Envisioning Evidence The Family Economy Competing Visions Seeking Racial Uplift Chapter Review Chapter 19: Imperial America:The United States in the World, 1890-1914 Becoming a World Power The Spanish-American War Images as History Atrocity Stories and Public Opinion Creating an American Empire Competing Visions Annexing the Philippines America and East Asia Choices and Consequences The 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 History Propaganda Posters Fighting the War Choices and Consequences Alvin York, Deciding to Serve Envisioning Evidence Understanding the Battlefield Peace Competing Visions Joining the League of Nations Chapter Review Chapter 21: A Turbulent Decade: The Twenties Cars and Planes: The Promise of the Twenties Envisioning Evidence Scientific Management in Action Cultural Unrest Racial Violence and Civil Rights Competing Visions Debating Garveyism The New Woman Images as History Advertising the New Woman Ensuring Peace: Diplomacy in the Twenties Choices and Consequences Preventing War in Europe Chapter Review Chapter 22: A New Deal for America: The Great Depression, 1929-1940 The Early Days of the Depression Choices and Consequences Evicting 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 Justice Competing Visions Sharing the Wealth Envisioning Evidence Interpreting Public Opinion Polls Chapter Review Chapter 23: World War II: Fighting the Good War, 1939-1945 The Approaching War On the Home Front Competing Visions Civil Liberties and National Security Clash On 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 History Surviving an Atomic Bomb Blast Spies in Our Midst Competing Visions Naming Names in Hollywood Averting Nuclear War Envisioning Evidence The Berlin Wall Choices and Consequences The Cuban Missile Crisis Chapter Review Chapter 25: In a Land of Plenty: Contentment and Discord, 1945-1960 Securing the New Deal Legacy A Middle-Class America Competing Visions Suburbs-American Dream or Nightmare? Popular Culture in the Fifties Freedom Now: The Civil Rights Movement Images as History Inspiring a New Generation to Act Choices and Consequences Rosa Parks Makes History Envisioning Evidence A National Snapshot of Racial Discrimination Chapter Review Chapter 26: A Nation Divided: The Vietnam War, 1945-1975 The Long Road to War Choices and Consequences Making Vietnam America's War Fighting in Vietnam Images as History The Role of the Press in Vietnam Controversy on the Home Front Competing Visions Who was Responsible for the My Lai Massacre? The Long Road to Peace Envisioning Evidence Vietnam: The Wary by the Numbers Chapter Review Chapter 27: A Decade of Discord: The Challenge of the Sixties The Liberal Moment Choices and Consequences Is School Prayer Constitutional? Nonviolence Triumphant: The Civil Rights Movement, 1960-1965 Images as History Birmingham, 1963 The Fractured Left Competing Visions Defining "Black Power" The End of an Era Chapter Review Chapter 28: Righting a Nation Adrift: America in the 1970s and 1980s Downturn and Scandal Images as History Watergate Through Political Cartoons A Crisis of Presidential Leadership Choices and Consequences Ending the Iranian Hostage Crisis The Rights Revolution Competing Visions Defining 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 History The Fall of the Berlin Wall Contested Visions of Government Transforming Daily Life Competing Visions The Economic Cost of Immigration New Threats in the Post-Cold War World Choices and Consequences Launching a Preemptive War Chapter Review Appendix Glossary Credits Index Maps
Responsibility: Jennifer D. Keene, Saul Cornell, Edward T. O'Donnell.

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