Ninth Edition   ©2018

America’s History, Value Edition, Volume 2

Rebecca Edwards (Vassar College) , Eric Hinderaker (University of Utah) , Robert O. Self (Brown University) , James A. Henretta (University of Maryland)

  • ISBN-10: 1-319-06057-9; ISBN-13: 978-1-319-06057-2; Format: Paper Text, 656 pages

Please note:
Volume 1 includes Chapters 1-15
Volume 2 includes Chapters 14-30

NOTE: LaunchPad material that does not appear in the print book – including guided reading exercises, source feature quizzes, LearningCurve adaptive quizzes, summative quizzes, all of the documents from the companion reader – has been labeled on this table of contents as shown. Each chapter in LaunchPad also comes with a wealth of additional documents, videos, key terms flashcards, map quizzes, and much more, all of which can be easily integrated and assigned.

Preface

Versions and Supplements

Brief Contents

Contents

Maps, Figures, and Tables

14. Reconstruction, 1865–1877

Guided Reading Exercise LaunchPad

The Struggle for National Reconstruction

Presidential Approaches: From Lincoln to Johnson

Congress Versus the President

Radical Reconstruction

Women’s Rights Denied

The Meaning of Freedom

The Quest for Land

Republican Governments in the South

Building Black Communities

The Undoing of Reconstruction

The Republicans Unravel

Counterrevolution in the South

Reconstruction Rolled Back

The Political Crisis of 1877

Lasting Legacies

Chapter Review

LearningCurve LaunchPad

America in Global Context Labor Laws After Emancipation: Haiti and the United States LaunchPad

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Thinking Like a Historian The South’s "Lost Cause" LaunchPad

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Interpretations How Free Were Freedwomen in Reconstruction? LaunchPad

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Analyzing Voices The Impact of Terror LaunchPad

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Summative Quiz LaunchPad

Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 14 LaunchPad

Document 14-1: ABRAHAM LINCOLN, Last Public Address (1865)

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Document 14-2: BETTY POWERS, Federal Writers’ Project Interview (c. 1936)

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Document 14-3: FRANCES BUTLER LEIGH, Letter to a Friend in England (1867)

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Document 14-4: CHARLES FRANCIS ADAMS JR., The Protection of the Ballot in National Elections (1869)

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Document 14-5: THOMAS NAST, Colored Rule in a Reconstructed State (1874)

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Document 14-6: ROBERT BROWNE ELLIOTT, Speech to Congress (1874)

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15. Conquering a Continent, 1860–1890

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The Republican Vision

The New Union and the World

Integrating the National Economy

Incorporating the West

Mining Empires

Cattlemen on the Plains

Homesteaders

The First National Park

A Harvest of Blood: Native Peoples Dispossessed

The Civil War and Indians on the Plains

Grant’s Peace Policy

The End of Armed Resistance

Strategies of Survival

Western Myths and Realities

Chapter Review

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America in Global Context The Santa Fe Railroad in Mexico and the United States LaunchPad

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Thinking Like a Historian Representing Indians LaunchPad

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Interpretations What Factors Motivated America’s Indian Policies? LaunchPad

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Analyzing Voices Women’s Rights in the West LaunchPad

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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 15 LaunchPad

Document 15-1: Indian Territory, That Garden of the World (c. 1880)

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Document 15-2: CURRIER & IVES, Across the Continent (1868)

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Document 15-3: J. WRIGHT MOOAR, Buffalo Days (1933)

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Document 15-4: FRANCIS A. WALKER, Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs (1872)

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Document 15-5: MOURNING DOVE, A Salishan Autobiography (1990)

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Part 6: Industrializing America: Upheavals and Experiments, 1877–1917

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Document P6-1: William Graham Sumner, What Social Classes Owe to Each Other (1883)

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Document P6-2: WALTER RAUSCHENBUSCH , Christianity and the Social Crisis (1907)

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Document P6-3: Caroline Ticknor, The Steel-Engraving Lady and the Gibson Girl (1901)

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Document P6-4: Franz Boas, The Mind of Primitive Man (1911)

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Document P6-5: MARCEL DUCHAMP, Nude Descending a Staircase (1912) and J. F. GRISWOLD, "The Rude Descending a Staircase (Rush Hour at the Subway) (1913)

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Document P6-6: Carlos Montezuma, What Indians Must Do (1914)

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16. Industrial America: Corporations and Conflicts, 1877–1910

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The Rise of Big Business

Innovators in Enterprise

The Corporate Workplace

On the Shop Floor

Immigrants, East and West

Newcomers from Europe

Asian Americans and Exclusion

Labor Gets Organized

The Emergence of a Labor Movement

The Knights of Labor

Farmers and Workers: The Cooperative Alliance

Another Path: The American Federation of Labor

Chapter Review

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America in Global Context Emigrants and Destinations, 1881–1915 LaunchPad

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Thinking Like a Historian Poverty and Food LaunchPad

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Interpretations How Modern Were Late-Nineteenth-Century Corporations? LaunchPad

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Analyzing Voices Jewish Immigrants in the Industrial Economy LaunchPad

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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 16 LaunchPad

Document 16-1: Andrew Carnegie, Wealth (1889)

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Document 16-2: Terence Powderly, Thirty Years of Labor (1889)

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Document 16-3: Antanas Kaztauskis, Life Story of a Lithuanian (c. 1906)

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Document 16-4: Chinese Exclusion Act (1882)

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Document 16-5: Joseph Keppler, Looking Backward (1893)

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Document 16-6: Arthur Twining Hadley, The Good and the Evil of Industrial Combination (1897)

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Chapter 17

Making Modern American Culture, 1880–1917

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Science and Faith

Darwinism and Its Critics

Religion: Diversity and Innovation

Realism in the Arts

Commerce and Culture

Consumer Spaces

Masculinity and the Rise of Sports

The Great Outdoors

Women, Men, and the Solitude of Self

Changing Families

Education

Toward Women’s Emancipation

Chapter Review

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America in Global Context Christianity in the United States and Japan LaunchPad

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Thinking Like a Historian WCTU Women "Do Everything" LaunchPad

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Interpretations Was Professional Baseball a National Pastime or a Business Monopoly? LaunchPad

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Analyzing Voices William Graham Sumner and W. E. B. Du Bois on Heredity and Success LaunchPad

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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 17 LaunchPad

Document 17-1: Theodore Roosevelt, Professionalism in Sports (1890)

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Document 17-2: FRANCES BENJAMIN JOHNSTON, Children Doing Calisthenics While Sitting at their Desks (c. 1890s)

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Document 17-3: Elizabeth Shepley Sergeant, Educated for What? (1916)

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Document 17-4: THEODORE DREISER, Sister Carrie (1900)

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Document 17-5: Booker T. Washington, Atlanta Cotton States and International Exposition Speech (1895)

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Document 17-6: Mary White Ovington, Black and White Sat Down Together: The Reminiscences of an NAACP Founder (1932–1933)

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Chapter 18: "Civilization’s Inferno": The Rise and Reform of Industrial Cities, 1880–1917

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The New Metropolis

The Shape of the Industrial City

Newcomers and Neighborhoods

City Cultures

Governing the Great City

Urban Machines

The Limits of Machine Government

Crucibles of Progressive Reform

Fighting Dirt and Vice

The Movement for Social Settlements

Cities and National Politics

Chapter Review

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America in Global Context The World’s Biggest Cities, 1800–2000 LaunchPad

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Thinking Like a Historian Making Mass Media: Newspaper Empires LaunchPad

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Interpretations How Did Urban Progressive Reformers Approach Environmentalism? LaunchPad

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Analyzing Voices "These Dead Bodies Were the Answer": The Triangle Fire LaunchPad

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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 18 LaunchPad

Document 18-1: Luna Park at Night (c. 1913)

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Document 18-2: Jane Addams, Why the Ward Boss Rules (1898)

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Document 18-3: Marie Ganz and Nat J. Ferber, Rebels: Into Anarchy, and Out Again (1920)

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Document 18-4: NEW YORK WORLD, New York Negroes Stage Silent Parade of Protest (1916)

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Document 18-5: CHARLES E. HUGHES, Address to the Second Annual Congress of the Playground Association of America (1908)

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Document 18-6: Upton Sinclair, The Jungle (1906)

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19. Whose Government? Politics, Populists, and Progressives, 1880–1917

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Reform Visions, 1880–1892

Electoral Politics After Reconstruction

The Populist Program

The Political Earthquakes of the 1890s

Depression and Reaction

Democrats and the "Solid South"

New National Realities

Reform Reshaped, 1901–1912

Theodore Roosevelt as President

Diverse Progressive Goals

The Election of 1912

Wilson and the New Freedom, 1913–1917

Economic Reforms

Progressive Legacies

Chapter Review

LearningCurve LaunchPad

America in Global Context Economic Output and Government Social Spending, 1913 LaunchPad

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Thinking Like a Historian Making Modern Presidents LaunchPad

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Interpretations Were the "Gilded Age" and "Progressive Era" Separate Eras? LaunchPad

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Analyzing Voices The Omaha Platform, 1892 LaunchPad

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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 19 LaunchPad

Document 19-1: Omaha Platform (1892)

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Document 19-2: Frederic Howe, The City: The Hope of Democracy (1909)

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Document 19-3: Josephine Conger-Kaneko, What a Socialist Alderman Would Do (1914)

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Document 19-4: U. S. SUPREME COURT, Muller v. Oregon (1908)

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Document 19-5: Theodore Roosevelt, Annual Message to Congress (1907)

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Document 19-6: W. E. B. Du Bois, The Talented Tenth (1903)

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Part 7: Domestic and Global Challenges, 1890–1945

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Document P7-1: Citizens Committee of Orchard, Rivington, and East Houston Streets, New York City to William Howard Taft (1912)

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Document P7-2: Horace Kallen, Democracy Versus the Melting Pot (1915)

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Document P7-3: Woman Suffrage in Washington, District of Columbia (c. 1917–1918)

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Document P7-4: W. B. Riley, The Faith of the Fundamentalists (1927)

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Document P7-5: Private Charles F. Wilson to Franklin D. Roosevelt (1944)

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Document P7-6: Luisa Moreno, Caravans of Sorrow (1940)

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20. An Emerging World Power, 1890–1918

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From Expansion to Imperialism

Foundations of Empire

The War of 1898

Spoils of War

A Power Among Powers

The Open Door in Asia

The United States and Latin America

The United States in World War I

From Neutrality to War

"Over There"

War on the Home Front

Catastrophe at Versailles

The Fate of Wilson’s Ideas

Congress Rejects the Treaty

Chapter Review

LearningCurve LaunchPad

America in Global Context The Human Cost of World War I LaunchPad

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Thinking Like a Historian German Americans in World War I LaunchPad

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Interpretations Was Wilson’s Internationalism Successful? LaunchPad

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Analyzing Voices Debating the Philippines LaunchPad

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Summative Quiz LaunchPad

Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 20 LaunchPad

Document 20-1: Albert Beveridge, "The March of the Flag" Speech (1898)

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Document 20-2: Liliuokalani, Hawaii’s Story by Hawaii’s Queen (1898)

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Document 20-3: PUCK, "US President Theodore Roosevelt’s New Diplomacy, ‘Speak Softy and Carry a Big Stick’" (1901)

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Document 20-4: Alfred Bryan and Al Piantadosi, "I Didn’t Raise My Boy to Be a Soldier" (1915)

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Document 20-5: The Liberator, Tulsa, November 9th (1918)

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Document 20-6: Woodrow Wilson, War Aims and Peace Terms (1918)

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21. Unsettled Prosperity: From War to Depression, 1919–1932

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Resurgent Conservatism

The Red Scare

Racial Backlash

The Business of America

The Politics of Normalcy

Making a Modern Consumer Economy

Postwar Abundance

Consumer Culture

The Automobile and Suburbanization

The Politics and Culture of a Diversifying Nation

Women in a New Age

Culture Wars

The Harlem Renaissance

The Coming of the Great Depression

From Boom to Bust

Early Depression Years

Chapter Review

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America in Global Context Hollywood in Europe LaunchPad

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Thinking Like a Historian Who Joined the Ku Klux Klan? LaunchPad

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Interpretations How Did Immigrants Experience America at the Turn of the Century? LaunchPad

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Analyzing Voices Urban Writers Describe Small-Town America LaunchPad

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Summative Quiz LaunchPad

Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 21 LaunchPad

Document 21-1: BARTOLOMEO VANZETTI, Last Statement to the Court of Massachusetts (1927)

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Document 21-2: CARRIE CHAPMAN CATT, Passing the Federal Suffrage Amendment (1918)

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Document 21-3: Platform of the Conference for Progressive Political Action (1924)

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Document 21-4: Billy Sunday, Get on the Water Wagon (1915)

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Document 21-5: LANGSTON HUGHES, "The Weary Blues" (1926)

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Document 21-6 | Advertising the American Dream

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22. Managing the Great Depression, Forging the New Deal, 1929–1938

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Early Responses to the Depression, 1929–1932

Enter Herbert Hoover

Rising Discontent

The 1932 Election

The New Deal Arrives, 1933–1935

Roosevelt and the First Hundred Days

The New Deal Under Attack

The Second New Deal and the Redefining of Liberalism, 1935–1938

The Welfare State Comes into Being

From Reform to Stalemate

The New Deal and American Society

A People’s Democracy

Reshaping the Environment

The New Deal and the Arts

The Legacies of the New Deal

Chapter Review

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America in Global Context Economic Nationalism in the United States and Mexico LaunchPad

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Thinking Like a Historian The New Deal and Public Works LaunchPad

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Interpretations Was the New Deal a Reform or a Revolution?

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Analyzing Voices Ordinary People Respond to the New Deal

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Summative Quiz LaunchPad

Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 22 LaunchPad

Document 22-1: Herbert Hoover, Letter to Simeon Fess (1933)

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Document 22-2: Franklin D. Roosevelt, Inaugural Address (1933)

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Document 22-3: Huey Long, "Every Man a King" (1934)

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Document 22-4: Michigan Artist Alfred Castagne Sketching WPA Construction Workers (1939)

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Document 22-5: CLIFFORD K. BERRYMAN, "The Spirit of the New Deal" (1933) and

"It’s So Hard to Find a Place for You" (1935)

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Document 22-6: martha gellhorn, Field Report to Harry Hopkins (1934)

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23. The World at War, 1937–1945

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The Road to War

The Rise of Fascism

War Approaches

The Attack on Pearl Harbor

Organizing for a Global War

Financing the War

Mobilizing the American Fighting Force

Workers and the War Effort

Politics in Wartime

Life on the Home Front

"For the Duration"

Migration and the Wartime City

Japanese Removal

Fighting and Winning the War

Wartime Aims and Tensions

The War in Europe

The War in the Pacific

The Atomic Bomb and the End of the War

The Toll of the War

Chapter Review

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America in Global Context The Scales of War: Losses and Gains During World War II LaunchPad

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Thinking Like a Historian Mobilizing the Home Front LaunchPad

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Interpretations Why Did the United States Drop the Atomic Bomb on Japan? LaunchPad

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Analyzing Voices Women in the Wartime Workplace LaunchPad

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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 23 LaunchPad

Document 23-1: Franklin D. Roosevelt, Annual Message to Congress on the State of the Union (1941)

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Document 23-2: Interviews with the Library of Congress Veterans History Project (2001, 2003)

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Document 23-3: Gordon Hirabayashi, Why I Refused to Register for Evacuation (1942)

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Document 23-4: LULAC NEWS, Editorial (1945)

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Document 23-5: Women’s Safety Garments (1943)

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Document 23-6: Harry Truman, Statement by the President Announcing the Use of the A-Bomb at Hiroshima (1945)

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Part 8: The Modern State and the Age of Liberalism, 1945–1980

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Document P8-1: NSC-68 (1950)

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Document P8-2: John D. Peurifoy, Letter to John M. Cabot, Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs (1953)

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Document P8-3: John F. Kennedy, Address to the United Nations General Assembly (1961)

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Document P8-4: Letters Between Lyndon Johnson and Ho Chi Minh (1967)

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Document P8-5: charles sanders, Kissinger in Africa (1976)

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Document P8-6: Iranian Demonstrators Burn an Effigy of Uncle Sam (1979)

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24. Cold War America, 1945–1963

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Containment in a Divided Global Order

Origins of the Cold War

The Containment Strategy

Containment in Asia

Cold War Liberalism

Truman and the End of Reform

Red Scare: The Hunt for Communists

The Politics of Cold War Liberalism

Containment in the Postcolonial World

The Cold War and Colonial Independence

John F. Kennedy and the Cold War

Making a Commitment in Vietnam

Chapter Review

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America in Global Context Arming for the Cold War LaunchPad

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Thinking Like a Historian The Global Cold War LaunchPad

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Interpretations Why Was There a Cold War? LaunchPad

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Analyzing Voices Hunting Communists: The Case of Paul Robeson LaunchPad

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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 24 LaunchPad

Document 24-1: George Kennan, "Long Telegram" to James Byrnes (1946)

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Document 24-2: Walter Lippmann, Cold War: A Study in U.S. Foreign Policy (1947)

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Document 24-3: FELIX BELAIR, JR., "United States Has Secret Sonic Weapon- Jazz" (1955)

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Document 24-4: Charlotte Oram, Testimony Before the Senate Committee on Investigations (1954)

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Document 24-5: John Foster Dulles, The Evolution of Foreign Policy (1954)

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Document 24-6: "Get the Feel of a Fallout Shelter" (c. 1950s)

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25. Triumph of the Middle Class, 1945–1963

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Postwar Prosperity and the Affluent Society

Economy: From Recovery to Dominance

A Nation of Consumers

Youth Culture

Religion and the Middle Class

The American Family in the Era of Containment

The Baby Boom

Women, Work, and Family

Challenging Middle-Class Morality

A Suburban Nation

The Postwar Housing Boom

Rise of the Sunbelt

Two Nations: Urban and Suburban

Chapter Review

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America in Global Context Hanoch Bartov: Everyone Has a Car LaunchPad

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Thinking Like a Historian The Suburban Landscape of Cold War America LaunchPad

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Interpretations Was Rock ’n’ Roll an Agent of Social Change? LaunchPad

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Analyzing Voices Coming of Age in the Postwar Years LaunchPad

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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 25 LaunchPad

Document 25-1: Servicemen’s Readjustment Act (1944)

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Document 25-2: 1950s Rock and Roll Dancers (c. 1950)

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Document 25-3: Billy Graham, Our Right to Require Belief (1956)

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Document 25-4: Benjamin Spock, Dr. Spock’s Baby and Child Care (1946)

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Document 25-5: Comic Books and Juvenile Delinquency: Interim Report of the Committee on the Judiciary (1955)

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Document 25-6: J. R. EYERMAN, Photograph of Los Angeles Development Boom (1952) and

MALVINA REYNOLDS, Little Boxes (1962)

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26. Walking into Freedom Land: The Civil Rights Movement, 1941–1973

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The Emerging Civil Rights Struggle, 1941–1957

Life Under Jim Crow

Origins of the Civil Rights Movement

World War II: The Beginnings

Cold War Civil Rights

Mexican Americans and Japanese Americans

Fighting for Equality Before the Law

Forging a Protest Movement, 1955–1965

Nonviolent Direct Action

Legislating Civil Rights, 1963–1965

Beyond Civil Rights, 1966–1973

Black Nationalism

Urban Disorder

Rise of the Chicano Movement

The American Indian Movement

Chapter Review

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America in Global Context Freedom in the United States and Africa LaunchPad

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Thinking Like a Historian Civil Rights and Black Power: Strategy and Ideology LaunchPad

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Interpretations Was Martin Luther King Jr. a Radical or a Reformer? LaunchPad

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Analyzing Voices Race and Geography in the Civil Rights Era LaunchPad

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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 26 LaunchPad

Document 26-1: Lillian Smith, Killers of the Dream (1949)

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Document 26-2: Declaration of Constitutional Principles (1956)

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Document 26-3: FANNIE LOU HAMER, Testimony Before the Credentials Committee of the Democratic National Convention (1964)

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Document 26-4: Malcolm X, The Ballot or the Bullet (1964)

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Document 26-5: Indians of All Tribes, Proclamation: To the Great White Father and All His People (1970)

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Document 26-6: LA RAZA PEACE MORATORIUM FLYER, (1970)

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27. Uncivil Wars: Liberal Crisis and Conservative Rebirth, 1961–1972

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Liberalism at High Tide

John F. Kennedy’s Promise

Lyndon B. Johnson and the Great Society

Rebirth of the Women’s Movement

The Vietnam War Begins

Escalation Under Johnson

Public Opinion and the War

The Student Movement

Days of Rage, 1968–1972

War Abroad, Tragedy at Home

The Antiwar Movement and the 1968 Election

The Nationalist Turn

Women’s Liberation and Black and Chicana Feminism

Stonewall and Gay Liberation

Rise of the Silent Majority

Nixon in Vietnam

The Silent Majority Speaks Out

The 1972 Election

Chapter Review

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America in Global Context The Global Protests of 1968 LaunchPad

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Thinking Like a Historian Debating the War in Vietnam LaunchPad

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Interpretations What Are the Origins of 1960s Feminism? LaunchPad

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Analyzing Voices The Toll of War LaunchPad

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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 27 LaunchPad

Document 27-1: Lyndon Baines Johnson, The Great Society (1964)

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Document 27-2: John Kerry, Testimony Before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations (1971)

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Document 27-3: JOHN OLSON, Women’s Rights March (1970)

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Document 27-4: Cesar Chavez, Letter from Delano (1969)

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Document 27-5: Barry Goldwater, Acceptance Speech at the Republican National Convention (1964)

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28. The Search for Order in an Era of Limits, 1973–1980

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An Era of Limits

Energy Crisis

Environmentalism

Economic Transformation

Urban Crisis and Suburban Revolt

Politics in Flux, 1973–1980

Watergate and the Fall of a President

Jimmy Carter: The Outsider as President

Reform and Reaction in the 1970s

Civil Rights in a New Era

The Women’s Movement and Gay Rights

After the Warren Court

The American Family on Trial

Working Families in the Age of Deindustrialization

Navigating the Sexual Revolution

Religion in the 1970s: The Fourth Great Awakening

Chapter Review

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America in Global Context Economic Malaise in the Seventies LaunchPad

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Thinking Like a Historian The Environmental Movement: Reimagining the Human-Earth Relationship LaunchPad

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Interpretations Why Did the Postwar Boom Bust in the 1970s? LaunchPad

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Analyzing Voices Debating the Equal Rights Amendment LaunchPad

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Document 28-1: JOSEPH FARRIS, "Let OPEC Tighten the Screws. The Larned A. Corys are Ready." (1979)

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Document 28-2: Robert Howard, Youngstown Fights Back (1979)

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Document 28-3: Supreme Court Decision in Roe v. Wade (1973)

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Document 28-4: Phyllis Schlafly, Statement Opposing the ERA (1977)

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Document 28-5: Jimmy Carter, The Crisis of Confidence (1979)

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Document 28-6: CHRISTIANITY TODAY, An Interview with the Lone Ranger of American Fundamentalism (1981)

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Part 9: Globalization and the End of the American Century, 1980 to the Present

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Document P9-1: Irving Kristol, Two Cheers for Capitalism (1978)

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Document P9-2: LeRoy Mcclelland Sr., Interview with Bill Barry (2006)

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Document P9-3: Bill Clinton, Remarks on Signing the North American Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act (1993)

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Document P9-4: Charles Fishman, The Wal-Mart You Don’t Know (2003)

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Document P9-5: Kevin Clarke, Outsourcing Around (2004)

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Document P9-6: SHANNON STAPLETON, Fast Food Workers Rally for Higher Wages (2015)

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29. Conservative America in the Ascent, 1980–1991

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The Rise of the New Right

Barry Goldwater and Ronald Reagan: Champions of the Right

Free-Market Economics and Religious Conservatism

The Carter Presidency

The Dawning of the Conservative Age

The Reagan Coalition

Conservatives in Power

Morning in America

The End of the Cold War

U.S.-Soviet Relations in a New Era

A New Political Order at Home and Abroad

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America in Global Context Yoichi Funabashi: "Japan and America: Global Partners" LaunchPad

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Thinking Like a Historian Personal Computing: A Technological Revolution LaunchPad

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Interpretations How Conservative Was the Reagan Presidency? LaunchPad

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Analyzing Voices Christianity and Public Life LaunchPad

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Document 29-1: Ronald Reagan, Remarks at the Conservative Political Action Conference Dinner (1981)

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Document 29-2: David Stockman, The Triumph of Politics: Why the Reagan Revolution Failed (1986)

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Document 29-3: Wall Street (1987)

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Document 29-4: Robert J. Henle, The Great Deception: What We Are Told About Central America (1986)

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Document 29-5: Jesse Jackson, Common Ground and Common Sense (1988)

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Document 29-6: DON EMMERT, A Navy A-7 Corsair Jet is Pulled Down Broadway (1991)

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Chapter 30

Confronting Global and National Dilemmas, 1989 to the Present

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America in the Global Economy

The Rise of the European Union and China

An New Era of Globalization

Revolutions in Technology

Politics and Partisanship in a Contentious Era

An Increasingly Plural Society

Clashes over "Family Values"

Bill Clinton and the New Democrats

Post–Cold War Foreign Policy

Into a New Century

The Ascendance of George W. Bush

Violence Abroad and Economic Collapse at Home

Reform and Stalemate in the Obama Years

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America in Global Context Global Trade, 1960–2009 LaunchPad

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Thinking Like a Historian Globalization: Its Proponents and Its Discontents LaunchPad

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Interpretations Can Historians Write the History of Current Events? LaunchPad

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Analyzing Voices Immigration after 1965: Its Defenders and Critics LaunchPad

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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 30 LaunchPad

Document 30-1: Alesha Daughtrey, Interview by April Eaton (2000)

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Document 30-2: California Proposition 187 (1994)

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Document 30-3: Madeleine Albright, Realism and Idealism in American Foreign Policy Today (1994)

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Document 30-4: George W. Bush, Address to Congress (2001)

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Document 30-5: Barack Obama, A More Perfect Union (2008)

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Document 30-6: JAKE GREEN, Trump Protests-Michigan (2017)

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