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Who built America? : working people and the nation's history.

Author: Christopher Clark; American Social History Project.
Publisher: Boston : Bedford/St. Martins, 2007- ©2008
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd ed
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Clark; American Social History Project.
ISBN: 9780312446918 0312446918 9780312446925 0312446926
OCLC Number: 314804547
Notes: "American Social History Project / Christopher Clark [and three others]"--Cover.
Description: volumes <1> : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: v. 1. To 1877. Part I: Colonization and revolution, 1492-1815. A meeting of three worlds : Europe, Africa, and American colonization, 1492-1680 ; Servitude, slavery, and the growth of the southern colonies, 1620-1760 ; Family labor and the growth of the northern colonies, 1640-1760 ; Toward revolution, 1750-1776 ; Revolution, Constitution, and the people, 1776-1815 --
Part II: Free labor and slavery, 1790-1850. The consolidation of slavery in the south, 1790-1836 ; Northern society and the growth of wage labor, 1790-1837 ; Immigration, urban life, and social reform in the free-labor north, 1838-1860 ; The spread of slavery and the crisis of southern society, 1836-1848 --
Part III: War, reconstruction and labor, 1848-1877. The settlement of the West and the conflict over slave labor, 1848-1860 ; The Civil War : America's second revolution, 1861-1865 ; Reconstructing the nation, 1865-1877 ; New frontiers : westward expansion and industrial growth, 1865-1877 --
Appendix 1: The Declaration of Independence --
Appendix 2: Constitution of the United States of America. v. 2. Since 1877. Prologue : From the Civil War to the great uprising of labor : reconstructing the nation, 1865-1877 --
Part 1: Monopoly and upheaval, 1877-1914. Progress and poverty : industrial capitalism in the gilded age, 1877-1893 ; Community and conflict : working people respond to industrial capitalism, 1877-1893 ; From depression to expansion : industrial capitalism triumphs at home and abroad, 1893-1900 ; Change and continuity in daily life, 1900-1914 ; Radicals and reformers in the progressive era, 1900-1914 --
Part II: War, depression, and industrial unionism, 1914-1945. Wars for democracy, 1914-1919 ; A new era, 1920-1929 ; The Great Depression and the first New Deal, 1929-1935 ; Labor democratizes America, 1935-1939 ; A nation transformed : The United States in World War II, 1939-1946 --
Part III: Cold War America --
and after, 1945-2006. The Cold War boom, 1946-1960 ; The rights conscious sixties, 1960-1973 ; Economic adversity transforms the nation, 1973-1989 ; The American people in an age of global capitalism, 1989-2001 ; America's world after 9/11.

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