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- Full title: American Pageant, Volume II, 17th Edition
- Edition: 17th
- Copyright year: 2020
- Publisher: Cengage Learning
- Author: David M. Kennedy; Lizabeth Cohen
- ISBN: 9780357390498, 9780357390498
- Format: PDF
Description of American Pageant, Volume II, 17th Edition:
You may not think that a history book could make you laugh, but THE AMERICAN PAGEANT just might. It’s known for being one of the most popular, effective and entertaining texts on American history. Colorful anecdotes, first-person quotations and the authors’ trademark wit bring history to life. Learning aids make the book as accessible as it is enjoyable: part openers and chapter-ending chronologies provide a context for the major periods in American history, while primary sources and introductions to key historical figures give you a front row seat to the nation’s past.Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Table of Contents of American Pageant, Volume II, 17th Edition PDF ebook:
About the AuthorsBrief ContentsContentsMapsTablesFiguresPrefaceChapter 21: The Ordeal of Reconstruction 1865-187721-1 The Problems of Peace21-2 Freedmen Define Freedom21-3 The Freedmen’s Bureau21-4 Johnson: The Tailor President21-5 Presidential Reconstruction21-6 The Baleful Black Codes21-7 Congressional Reconstruction21-8 Johnson Clashes with Congress21-9 Swinging ’round the Circle with Johnson21-10 Republican Principles and Programs21-11 Reconstruction by the Sword21-12 No Women Voters21-13 The Realities of Radical Reconstruction in the South21-14 The Ku Klux Klan21-15 Johnson Walks the Impeachment Plank21-16 A Not-Guilty Verdict for Johnson21-17 The Purchase of Alaska21-18 The Legacy of ReconstructionChapter ReviewKey TermsPeople to KnowChronologyTo Learn MorePart 6: Forging an Industrial Society 1865-1900Chapter 22: The Industrial Era Dawns 1865-190022-1 The Iron Colt Becomes an Iron Horse22-2 Spanning the Continent with Rails22-3 Binding the Country with Railroad Ties22-4 Railroad Consolidation and Mechanization22-5 Revolution by Railways22-6 Wrongdoing in Railroading22-7 Government Bridles the Iron Horse22-8 Miracles of Mechanization22-9 The Trust Titan Emerges22-10 The Supremacy of Steel22-11 Carnegie and Other Sultans of Steel22-12 Rockefeller Grows an American Beauty Rose22-13 The Gospel of Wealth22-14 Government Tackles the Trust Evil22-15 The South in the Age of Industry22-16 The Impact of the New Industrial Revolution on America22-17 In Unions There Is Strength22-18 Labor Limps Along22-19 Unhorsing the Knights of Labor22-20 The AF of L to the ForeChapter ReviewKey TermsPeople to KnowChronologyTo Learn MoreChapter 23: Political Paralysis in the Gilded Age 1869-189623-1 The “Bloody Shirt” Elects Grant23-2 The Era of Good Stealings23-3 A Carnival of Corruption23-4 The Liberal Republican Revolt of 187223-5 Depression, Deflation, and Inflation23-6 Pallid Politics in the Gilded Age23-7 The Hayes-Tilden Standoff, 187623-8 The Compromise of 1877 and the End of Reconstruction23-9 The Birth of Jim Crow in the Post-Reconstruction South23-10 Class Conflicts and Ethnic Clashes23-11 Garfield and Arthur23-12 The Blaine-Cleveland Mudslingers of 188423-13 “Old Grover” Takes Over23-14 Cleveland Battles for a Lower Tariff23-15 The Billion-Dollar CongressChapter ReviewKey TermsPeople to KnowChronologyTo Learn MoreChapter 24: America Moves to the City 1865-190024-1 The Urban Frontier24-2 The New Immigration24-3 Machines and Reformers Compete and Clash24-5 Churches Confront the Urban Challenge24-6 Darwin Disrupts the Churches24-7 The Lust for Learning24-8 Booker T. Washington and Education for Black People24-9 The Hallowed Halls of Ivy24-10 The Appeal of the Press24-11 Apostles of Reform24-12 The New Morality24-13 Families and Women in the City24-14 Prohibiting Alcohol and Promoting Reform24-15 Postwar Fiction, Lowbrow and High24-16 Artistic Triumphs24-17 The Business of AmusementChapter ReviewKey TermsPeople to KnowTo Learn MoreChronologyChapter 25: The Conquest of the West 1865-189625-1 Indians and Whites on the Plains25-2 The Indians Fight Back25-3 Bellowing Herds of Bison25-4 “Kill the Indian and Save the Man”25-5 Mining: From Dishpan to Ore Breaker25-6 Beef Bonanzas and the Long Drive25-7 The Farmers’ Frontier25-8 The Far West Comes of Age25-9 The Fading FrontierChapter ReviewKey TermsPeople to KnowTo Learn MoreChronologyChapter 26: Rumbles of Discontent 1865-190026-1 The Farm Becomes a Factory26-2 Deflation Dooms the Debtor26-3 Unhappy Farmers26-4 The Farmers Take Their Stand26-5 Prelude to Populism26-6 Cleveland and Depression26-7 Cleveland Breeds a Backlash26-8 Coxey’s Army and the Pullman Strike26-9 Golden McKinley and Silver Bryan26-10 Class Conflict: Plowholders versus Bondholders26-11 Republican Stand-Pattism EnthronedChapter ReviewKey TermsPeople to KnowChronologyTo Learn MorePart 7: Struggling for Justice at Home and Abroad 1890-1945Chapter 27: Empire and Expansion 1890-190927-1 America Turns Outward27-2 Spurning the Hawaiian Pear27-3 Cubans Rise in Revolt27-4 Dewey’s May Day Victory at Manila27-5 The Confused Invasion of Cuba27-6 America’s Course (Curse?) of Empire27-7 Perplexities in Puerto Rico and Cuba27-8 New Horizons in Two Hemispheres27-9 “Little Brown Brothers” in the Philippines27-10 Hinging the Open Door in China27-11 Imperialism or Bryanism in 1900?27-12 TR: Brandisher of the Big Stick27-13 Building the Panama Canal27-14 TR’s Perversion of Monroe’s Doctrine27-15 Roosevelt on the World Stage27-16 Japanese Laborers in CaliforniaChapter ReviewKey TermsPeople to KnowChronologyTo Learn MoreChapter 28: Progressivism and the Republican Roosevelt 1901-191228-1 Progressive Roots28-2 Raking Muck with the Muckrakers28-3 Political Progressivism28-4 Progressivism in the Cities and States28-5 Progressive Women28-6 TR’s Square Deal for Labor28-7 TR Corrals the Corporations28-8 Caring for the Consumer28-9 Earth Control28-10 The “Roosevelt Panic” of 190728-11 The Rough Rider Thunders Out28-12 Taft: A Round Pegin a Square Hole28-13 The Dollar Goes Abroad as a Diplomat28-14 Taft the Trustbuster28-15 Taft Splits the Republican Party28-16 The Taft-Roosevelt Rupture28-17 The “Bull Moose” Campaign of 1912Chapter ReviewKey TermsPeople to KnowChronologyTo Learn MoreChapter 29: Wilsonian Progressivism in Peace and War 1913-192029-1 Wilson: The Idealist in Politics29-2 Wilson Tackles the Tariff29-3 Wilson Battles the Bankers29-4 The President Tames the Trusts29-5 Wilson at the Peak29-6 New Directions in Foreign Policy29-7 Moralistic Diplomacy in Mexico29-8 Thunder across the Sea29-9 America Earns Blood Money29-10 Wilson Wins Reelection in 191629-11 War by Act of Germany29-12 Wilsonian Idealism Enthroned29-13 Wilson’s Fourteen Potent Points29-14 Manipulating Minds and Stifling Dissent29-15 Forging a War Economy29-16 Workers in Wartime29-17 Suffering until Suffrage29-18 Making Plowboys into Doughboys29-19 America Helps Hammer the Hun29-20 Wilson Steps Down from Olympus29-21 An Idealist amid the Imperialists29-22 Wilson’s Battle for Ratification29-23 The “Solemn Referendum” of 192029-24 The Betrayal of Great ExpectationsChapter ReviewKey TermsPeople to KnowChronologyTo Learn MoreChapter 30: American Life in the “Roaring Twenties” 1920-193230-1 Putting America on Rubber Tires30-2 The Advent of the Gasoline Age30-3 Radio Waves and Filmland Fantasies30-4 The Mass-Consumption Economy30-5 The Dynamic Decade30-6 Seeing Red30-7 Hooded Hoodlums of the KKK30-8 Stemming the Foreign Flood30-9 The Prohibition “Experiment”30-10 The Golden Age of Gangsterism30-11 Monkey Business in Tennessee30-12 Cultural Liberation30-13 Wall Street’s Big Bull Market30-14 The Republican “Old Guard” Returns30-15 GOP Reaction at the Throttle30-16 The Aftermath of War30-17 America Seeks Benefits without Burdens30-18 Hiking the Tariff Higher30-19 The Stench of Scandal30-20 “Silent Cal” Coolidge30-21 Frustrated Farmers30-22 A Three-Way Race for the White House in 192430-23 Foreign-Policy Flounderings30-24 The Triumph of Herbert Hoover, 192830-25 President Hoover’s First Moves30-26 The Great Crash Ends the Golden Twenties30-27 Hooked on the Horn of Plenty30-28 Rugged Times for Rugged Individualists30-29 Hoover Battles the Great Depression30-30 Routing the Bonus Army in Washington30-31 Japanese Militarists Attack China30-32 Hoover Pioneers the Good Neighbor PolicyChapter ReviewKey TermsPeople to KnowChronologyTo Learn MoreChapter 31: The Great Depression and the New Deal 1933-193931-1 FDR: Politician in a Wheelchair31-2 Presidential Hopefuls of 193231-3 Hoover’s Humiliation in 193231-4 FDR and the Three Rs: Relief, Recovery, Reform31-5 Roosevelt Manages the Money31-6 Creating Jobs for the Jobless31-7 A Day for Every Demagogue31-8 New Visibility for Women31-9 Helping Industry and Labor31-10 Paying Farmers Not to Farm31-11 Dust Bowls and Black Blizzards31-12 Battling Bankers and Big Business31-13 The TVA Harnesses the Tennessee31-14 Housing and Social Security31-15 A New Deal for Labor31-16 Landon Challenges “the Champ”31-17 Nine Old Men on the Bench31-18 The Court Changes Course31-19 Twilight of the New Deal31-20 New Deal or Raw Deal?31-21 FDR’s Balance SheetChapter ReviewKey TermsPeople to KnowChronologyTo Learn MoreChapter 32: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Shadow of War 1933-194132-1 The London Conference32-2 Freedom for (from?) the Filipinos and Recognition for the Russians32-3 Becoming a Good Neighbor32-4 Secretary Hull’s Reciprocal Trade Agreements32-5 Storm-Cellar Isolationism32-6 Congress Legislates Neutrality32-7 America Dooms Loyalist Spain32-8 Appeasing Japan and Germany32-9 Hitler’s Belligerency and U.S. Neutrality32-10 The Fall of France32-11 Refugees from the Holocaust32-12 Bolstering Britain32-13 Shattering the Two-Term Tradition32-14 A Landmark Lend-Lease Law32-15 Charting a New World32-16 U.S. Destroyers and Hitler’s U-boats Clash32-17 Surprise Assault on Pearl Harbor32-18 America’s Transformation from Bystander to BelligerentChapter ReviewKey TermsPeople to KnowChronologyTo Learn MoreChapter 33: America in World War II 1941-194533-1 The Allies Trade Space for Time33-2 The Shock of War33-3 Building the War Machine33-4 Manpower and Womanpower33-5 Wartime Migrations33-6 Holding the Home Front33-7 The Rising Sun in the Pacific33-8 Japan’s High Tide at Midway33-9 American Leapfrogging toward Tokyo33-10 The Allied Halting of Hitler33-11 A Second Front from North Africa to Rome33-12 D-Day: June 6, 194433-13 FDR: The Fourth-Termite of 194433-14 Roosevelt Defeats Dewey33-15 The Last Days of Hitler33-16 Japan Dies Hard33-17 The Atomic Bombs33-18 The Allies TriumphantChapter ReviewKey TermsPeople to KnowChronologyTo Learn MorePart 8: Making an American Superpower 1945-1980Chapter 34: The Cold War Begins 1945-195234-1 Truman: The “Gutty” Man from Missouri34-2 Yalta: Bargain or Betrayal?34-3 The United States and the Soviet Union34-4 Shaping the Postwar World34-5 The Problem of Germany34-6 Cold War Deepens34-7 Girding for the Cold War34-8 Reconstruction and Revolution in Asia34-9 The Korean Volcano Erupts34-10 The Military Seesaw in Korea34-11 The Cold War Home Front34-12 Postwar Economic Anxieties34-13 Democratic Divisions in 194834-14 The Long Economic Boom, 1950-197034-15 The Roots of Postwar Prosperity34-16 The Smiling Sunbelt34-17 The Rush to the Suburbs34-18 The Postwar Baby BoomChapter ReviewKey TermsPeople to KnowChronologyTo Learn MoreChapter 35: American Zenith 1952-196335-1 Affluence and Its Anxieties35-2 Consumer Culture in the Fifties35-3 The Advent of Eisenhower35-4 Desegregating American Society35-5 Seeds of the Civil Rights Revolution35-6 Eisenhower Republicanism at Home35-7 A “New Look” in Foreign Policy35-8 The Vietnam Nightmare35-9 Cold War Crises in the Middle East35-10 Round Two for Ike35-11 The Continuing Cold War35-12 Kennedy Challenges Nixon for the Presidency35-13 A Cultural Renaissance35-14 New Cultural Voices35-15 Kennedy’s “New Frontier” Spirit35-16 Foreign Flare-ups and “Flexible Response”35-17 Cuban Confrontations35-18 The Struggle for Civil Rights35-19 The Killing of KennedyChapter ReviewKey TermsPeople to KnowChronologyTo Learn MoreChapter 36: The Stormy Sixties 1963-197336-1 The LBJ Brand on the Presidency36-2 Johnson Battles Goldwater in 196436-3 The Great Society Congress36-4 Battling for Black Rights36-5 Black Power36-6 Vietnam Vexations36-7 Vietnam Topples Johnson36-8 The Presidential Sweepstakes of 196836-9 The Cultural Upheaval of the 1960s36-10 Nixon Vietnamizes the War36-11 Cambodianizing the Vietnam War36-12 Nixon’s Detente with Beijing (Peking) and Moscow36-13 A New Team on the Supreme Bench36-14 Nixon on the Home Front36-15 The Nixon Landslide of 197236-16 The Secret Bombing of Cambodia and the War Powers Act36-17 The Arab Oil Embargo and the Energy CrisisChapter ReviewKey TermsPeople to KnowChronologyTo Learn MoreChapter 37: A Sea of Troubles 1973-198037-1 Watergate and the Unmaking of a President37-2 Sources of Stagnation37-3 The First Unelected President37-4 Defeat in Vietnam37-5 Feminist Victories and Defeats37-6 The Seventies in Black and White37-7 The Bicentennial Campaign37-8 Carter’s Humanitarian Diplomacy37-9 Economic and Energy Woes37-10 The Turn toward the Market37-11 Foreign Affairs and the Iranian ImbroglioChapter ReviewKey TermsPeople to KnowChronologyTo Learn MorePart 9: Sustaining Democracy in a Global Age 1980 to the PresentChapter 38: The Resurgence of Conservatism 1980-199238-1 The Election of Ronald Reagan, 198038-2 The Reagan Revolution38-3 The Battle of the Budget38-4 Reagan Renews the Cold War38-5 Troubles Abroad38-6 Round Two for Reagan38-7 The Iran-Contra Imbroglio38-8 Reagan’s Economic Legacy38-9 The Religious Right38-10 Conservatism in the Courts38-11 Referendum on Reaganism in 198838-12 George H. W. Bush and the End of the Cold War38-13 The Persian Gulf Crisis38-14 Bush on the Home FrontChapter ReviewKey TermsPeople to KnowChronologyTo Learn MoreChapter 39: America Confronts the Post-Cold War Era 1992-200039-1 Bill Clinton: The First Baby-Boomer President39-2 A False Start for Reform39-3 The Politics of Distrust39-4 Clinton Comes Back39-5 Racial Progress and Perils39-6 Globalization and Its Discontents39-7 The Feminist Revolution39-8 Searching for a Post-Cold War Foreign Policy39-9 Scandal and Impeachment39-10 Clinton’s Legacy and the 2000 Election39-11 E Pluribus Plures39-12 Culture and Society at Century’s End39-13 Niche NationChapter ReviewKey TermsPeople to KnowChronologyTo Learn MoreChapter 40: The American People Face a New Century 2001-201840-1 Bush Begins40-2 Terrorism Comes to America40-3 Bush Takes the Offensive against Iraq40-4 Owning Iraq40-5 Reelecting George W. Bush40-6 Bush’s Bruising Second Term40-7 The Presidential Election of 200840-8 Obama in the White House40-9 Back to Backlash40-10 New Directions in Foreign Policy40-11 The Politics of Inequality40-12 Battling for the White House in 201240-13 Second-Term Stalemate40-14 The Immigration Impasse40-15 Civil Rights and Civil Liberties40-16 An Age of Distrust40-17 Obama’s Troubled Last Years40-18 The Astonishing Election of 201640-19 Trump in Power40-20 The World Warily Watches Washington40-21 The American ProspectChapter ReviewKey TermsPeople to KnowChronologyTo Learn MoreAppendixDocumentsTablesGlossary of Key TermsIndex