Explore America’s rich and complex past in this accessible presentation of American history
Using a streamlined and powerful narrative, the authors take readers beyond an assortment of facts to tell the story of our nation. American Stories covers the essential elements and events in American history and uses significant incidents and episodes to reflect the dilemmas, choices, and decisions made by the American people as well as by their leaders.
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Table of Contents
Chapter 16: The Agony of Reconstruction 1865–1877
Chapter 17: The West Exploiting an Empire 1849–1902
Chapter 18: The Industrial Society 1850–1901
Chapter 19: Toward an Urban Society 1877–1900
Chapter 20: Political Realignments 1876–1901
Chapter 21: Toward Empire 1865–1902
Chapter 22: The Progressive Era 1895–1917
Chapter 23: From Roosevelt to Wilson in the Age of Progressivism 1900–1920
Chapter 24: The Nation at War 1901–1920
Chapter 25: Transition to Modern America 1919–1928
Chapter 26: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal 1929–1939
Chapter 27: America and the World 1921–1945
Chapter 28: The Onset of the Cold War 1945–1960
Chapter 29: Affluence and Anxiety 1945–1960
Chapter 30: The Turbulent Sixties 1960–1968
Chapter 31: To a New Conservatism 1969–1988
Chapter 32: Into the Twenty-First Century 1989–2013
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