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American Realities : History Episodes, Volume II

American Realities : History Episodes, Volume II - 7th edition

American Realities : History Episodes, Volume II - 7th edition

ISBN13: 9780321433442

ISBN10: 0321433440

American Realities : History Episodes, Volume II by William T. Youngs - ISBN 9780321433442
Edition: 7TH 07
Copyright: 2007
Publisher: Longman, Inc.
Published: 2007
International: No
American Realities : History Episodes, Volume II by William T. Youngs - ISBN 9780321433442

ISBN13: 9780321433442

ISBN10: 0321433440

Edition: 7TH 07

Summary

In addition to a new chapter, this edition includes new scholarship and revised writing in existing chapters. The clarity of the author's unique, anecdotal writing style successfully engages students in an exploration of unique historical characters and significant events.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Beyond Emancipation.

Booker T. Washington and the Atlanta Compromise.

2. The New Industrial Era.

The Rise of Andrew Carnegie.

3. The Birth of Environmentalism.

John Muir and the American Wilderness.

4. Imperial America.

Dewey and Aguinaldo at Manila Bay.

5. New Immigrants.

Russian Jews in the United States.

6. Expanding American Democracy.

The Woman Suffrage Victory.

7. American Volunteers in World War I.

The Lafayette Escadrille.

8. Modernity Versus Tradition.

The Scopes Trial and the American Character.

9. The New Deal.

Eleanor Roosevelt and the Politics of Compassion.

10. Total War.

The Bombing of Hiroshima.

11. The Cold War at Home.

Joseph McCarthy and Anticommunism.

12. The Civil Rights Movement.

Martin Luther King Jr. and the Road to Birmingham.

13. Turmoil on the Campuses.

Berkeley in the Sixties.

14. America and the Cold War.

Colin Powell's Career from Vietnam to the Persian Gulf

15. The New Age of Technology.

Steve Jobs and Apple