A History of the United States, Volume 2Version 1.0
By David J. Trowbridge
- A blend of social and cultural history in a direct and concise narrative.
- Examples of how the past has been interpreted by others over time to show why historical interpretations change, and why this matters.
- Connections between events and eras, such as the ideas and rhetoric of the American Revolution and the Civil War or the impact of the Cold War on the Civil Rights Movement.
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This textbook is suitable for the following courses: U.S. History (after 1865).
A History of the United States covers the traditional timeline of events after 1865, while adding cultural context through extensive narratives. Trowbridge makes history come alive with detailed historical perspectives and an impressive numbers of pictures and maps.
Chapter 1: What Does Freedom Mean?: Reconstruction, 1865–1877
Chapter 2: Western Expansion, the New South, and Industrial America, 1870–1890
Chapter 3: Populism and Imperialism, 1890–1900
Chapter 4: From Populism to the Progressive Era, 1900–1912
Chapter 5: The Late Progressive Era and World War, 1912–1920
Chapter 6: Roaring Twenties to the Great Depression, 1920–1932
Chapter 7: The New Deal and Origins of World War II, 1932–1939
Chapter 8: America and World War II, 1941–1945
Chapter 9: The Cold War at Home and Abroad, 1945–1953
Chapter 10: The Cold War and the Affluent Society, 1954–1963
Chapter 11: Vietnam and Civil Disobedience, 1963–1969
Chapter 12: The 1970s
Chapter 13: The Reagan and Bush Years, 1980–1992
Chapter 14: America in Our Time, 1992–Present
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