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America's History, Complete

America's History, Complete - 4th edition

ISBN13: 978-0312193966

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America's History, Complete - 4TH 00 edition

ISBN13: 978-0312193966

James A. Henretta, David Brody, Susan Ware and Marilynn S. Johnson

ISBN13: 978-0312193966
ISBN10: 0312193963
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 00
Publisher: Bedford Books

Published: 2000
International: No

Table of Contents

Part One: The Creation of American Society, 1450-1775

Chapter 1

Worlds Collide: Europe and the Americas, 1450-1620
Native American Worlds
The First Americans
The Maya and the Aztecs
The Indians North of the Rio Grande
Traditional European Society, 1450-1550
The Peasantry
Hierarchy and Authority
The Power of Religion
Europe and the World, 1450-1550
The Renaissance
Portugal Penetrates Africa and Asia
Spain and America
The Conquest
The Protestant Reformation and the Rise of England, 1500-1620
The Protestant Movement
The Dutch and the English Challenge Spain
The Social Causes of English Colonization
Suggested Readings
Special Features
American Lives: Cortes and Malinche: The Dynamics of Conquest
American Voices: Father le Petite: The Customs of the Natchez
Aztec Elders Describe the Spanish Conquest
Voices from Abroad: Columbusís First Impressions of Native Americans
New Technology: Indian Women and Agriculture

Chapter 2

The Invasion and Settlement of North America, 1550-1700
Imperial Colonial Models
New Spain: Colonization and Conversion
New France: Furs and Souls
New Netherland: Commerce
The First English Model: Tobacco and Settlers
The Chesapeake Experience
Settling the Tobacco Colonies
Servants and Masters
The Seeds of Revolt
Bacon's Rebellion
Puritan New England
The Puritan Migration
Religion and Society, 1630-1670
The Puritan Imagination and Witchcraft
A Yeoman Society, 1670-1700
The Indian's New World
Puritans and Pequots
Metacom's War
The Fur Trade and the Inland Peoples
Suggested Readings
Special Features
American Lives: Luis de Velasco / Opechancanough / Massatamohtnock: A Case of Possible Multiple Identities
American Voices: A Franciscan Reflects on Spain's Policies in New Mexico
Mary Rowlandson: A Captivity Narrative
Voices from Abroad: Richard Frethorne, Hard Times in Early Virginia

Chapter 3

The British Empire in America, 1660-1750
The Politics of Empire, 1660-1713
The Restoration Colonies
From Mercantilism to Dominion
Imperial Wars and Native Peoples
The Imperial Slave Economy
The African Background
The South Atlantic System
Slavery and Society in the Chesapeake
The Expansion of Slavery
African American Community and Resistance
The Northern Maritime Economy
The New Politics of Empire, 1714-1750
The Rise of the Assembly
Salutary Neglect
Consolidating the Mercantilist System
Suggested Readings
Special Features
American Lives: William Byrd II and the Maturation of the Virginia Gentry
American Voices: Philip Fithian: Sadism under Slavery
Governor George Clinton: The Waning of British Authority
Voices from Abroad: Olaudah Equiano: The Brutal "Middle Passsage"
New Technology: Rice: Riches and Wretchedness

Chapter 4

Growth, Diversity, and Crisis: Colonial Society, 1720-1765
Freehold Society in New England
Farm Families: Women's Place
Farm Property: Inheritance
The Crisis of Freehold Society
The Mid-Atlantic: Toward a New Society, 1720-1765
Opportunity and Equality
Cultural Diversity
Religious Identity and Political Conflict
The Enlightenment and the Great Awakening, 1740-1765
The American Enlightenment
Pietism in America
The Awakening in the North
Social and Religious Conflict in the South
The Midcentury Challenge: War, Trade, and Social Conflict, 1750-1765
The Great War for Empire
British Economic Growth
Land Conflicts and Western Uprisings
Suggested Readings
Special Features
American Lives: Jonathan Edwards: Preacher, Philosopher, Pastor
American Voices: Charles Woodmason: Social Chaos on the Carolina Frontier
Nathan Cole: The Power of a Preacher
Voices from Abroad: Gottlieb Mittelberger: The Perils of Migration

Chapter 5

Toward Independence: Years of Decision, 1763-1775
The Reform Movement, 1763-1765
The Legacy of War
British Reform Strategy
The Stamp Act
The Dynamics of Rebellion, 1765-1766
The Crowd Rebels
Ideological Sources of Resistance
The Informal Compromise of 1766
The Growing Confrontation, 1767-1770
The Townshend Initiatives
America again Resists
The Second Compromise
The Road to Rebellion, 1771-1775
The Compromise Overturned
The Response of the First Continental Congress
The Rising of the Countryside
The Failure of the Compromise
Suggested Readings
Special Features
American Lives: George R. T. Hewes and the Meaning of the Revolution
American Voices: Josiah Quincy, Jr.: The Threat of Mob Rule
Anonymous Broadside, May 18, 1775: "To the Associators of the City of Philadelphia"
Voices from Abroad: Lieutenant Colonel Franklin Smith: A British View of Lexington and Concord

Part Two: The New Republic, 1775-1820

Chapter 6

War and Revolution, 1775-1783
Toward Independence, 1775-1776
From Confrontation to Civil War
"Tis Time to Depart"
Independence Declared
The Perils of War and Finance, 1776-1778
War in the North
Armies and Strategies
Victory at Saratoga
Wartime Trials
The Path to Victory, 1778-1783
The French Alliance
War in the South
The Patriot Advantage
Diplomatic Triumph
Republicanism Defined and Challenged
Republican Ideals and Wartime Pressures
The Loyalist Exodus
The Problem of Slavery
A Republican Religious Order
Suggested Readings
Special Features
American Lives: The Enigma of Benedict Arnold
American Voices: Thomas Paine: Common Sense
Benjamin Banneker: On Jefferson and Natural Rights
Voices from Abroad: Baroness Von Riedesel: The Surrender of Burgoyne, 1777

Chapter 7

The New Political Order, 1776-1800
Creating New Institutions, 1776-1786
The State Constitutions: How Much Democracy?
The Articles of Confederation
The Postwar Crisis
The Constitution of 1787
The Rise of a Nationalist Faction
Drafting a New National Constitution
The Debate over Ratification
The Constitution Implemented
The Political Divisions of the 1790s
Hamilton's Program
Jefferson's Vision
War and Party Politics
The Crisis of 1798-1800
Suggested Readings
Special Features
American Lives: Gouverneur Morris: An Elitist Liberal in a Republican Age
American Voices: Abigail Adams and John Adams: The Status of Women
Robert Yates and John Lansing: A Protest against the Philadelphia Convention
Voices from Abroad: Peter Porcupine Attacks Pro-French Americans
New Technology: Machine Technology and Rebublican Values

Chapter 8

Westward Expansion and a New Political Economy, 1790-1820
Westward Expansion
Native American Resistance
Settlers, Speculators, and Slaves
The Transportation Bottleneck
The Republicans' Political Revolution
The Jeffersonian Presidency
Jefferson and the West
Conflict with Britain and France
The War of 1812
The Capitalist Commonwealth
A Merchant-Based Economy: Banks, Manufacturing, and Markets
Public Policy: The Commonwealth System
Law and the Commonwealth: Republicans versus Federalists
Federalist Law: John Marshall and the Supreme Court
Suggested Readings
Special Features
American Lives: Tenskwatawa: Shawnee Prophet
American Voices: Reuben Davis: Settling the Southwestern Frontier
Chief Shabonee: The Battle of Tippecanoe, 1811
Voices from Abroad: Alexis de Tocqueville: Law and Lawyers in the United States

Chapter 9

The Quest for a Republican Society, 1790-1820
Democratic Republicanism
Social and Political Equality for White Men
Republican Women: Marriage and Motherhood
Rearing and Educating Republican Children
Slavery and Aristocratic Republicanism in the South
Sectional Contrasts and Conflicts
African American Society and Culture
The Southern Social Order
Protestant Christianity as a Social Force
The Second Great Awakening
Women's New Religious Roles
Suggested Readings
Special Features
American Lives: Richard Allen and African American Identity
American Voices: Eliza Southgate: The Dilemmas of Womanhood
Jacob Stroyer: A Child Learns the Meaning of Slavery
Voices from Abroad: Frances Trollope: A Camp-Meeting in Indiana
New Technology: Women's Health and Fertility: From Folk Remedies to Pharmacies

Part Three: Economic Revolution and Sectional Strife, 1820-1877

Chapter 10

The Economic Revolution, 1820-1860
The Rise of Manufacturing
Division of Labor and the Factory
The Textile Industry and British Competition
American Mechanics and Technological Innovation
Wage Workers and the Labor Movement
The Expansion of Markets
Migration to the West
The Transportation Revolution
The Growth of Cities and Towns
Changes in the Social Structure
The Business Elite
The Middle Class
The New Urban Poor
The Benevolent Empire
Revivalism and Reform
Immigration and the Cultural Conflict
Suggested Readings
Special Features:
American Lives: Eli Whitney: Machine Builder and Promoter
American Voices: Lucy Larcom: Early Days at Lowell
John Gough: The Vice of Intemperance
Voices from Abroad: Frances Trollope: American Workers and Their Wives
New Technology: Cotton Spinning: From Spinsters to Machines

Chapter 11

A Democratic Revolution, 1820-1844
The Rise of Popular Politics, 1820-1829
The Decline of the Notables and the Ascent of Parties
The Election of 1824
The Presidency of John Quincy Adams, 1825-1829
Adams and the Jacksonians in the Election of 1828
The Presidency of Andrew Jackson, 1829-1837
Jackson's Agenda: Patronage and Policy
The Tariff and Nullification
The Bank War
Indian Removal
The Jacksonian Legacy
Class, Culture, and the Second Party System
Labor Politics and the Depression of 1837-1843
The Panic of 1837 and Labor's Decline
"Tippecanoe and Tyler Too!"
Suggested Readings
Special Features
American Lives: Frances Wright: Radical Reformer
American Voices: Margaret Bayard Smith: Republican Majesty and Mobs
Black Hawk: A Sacred Reverence for Our Lands
Voices from Abroad: Alexis de Tocqueville: Parties in the Unites States

Chapter 12

The Ferment of Reform, 1820-1860
Emerson and Transcendentalism
Emerson's Literary Influence
The Brook Farm Experiment
The Shakers
The Fourierist Movement
Noyes and the Oneida Community
The Mormons
The Women's Movement
New Social Roles for Women
The Influence of Abolitionism
The Program of Seneca Falls
African Colonization
Slave Rebellion
Evangelical Abolitionism
Opposition and Disunity
Suggested Readings
Special Features
American Lives: Dorothea Dix: Public Woman
American Voices: An Illinois "Jeffersonian" Attacks the Mormons
Lucy Stone: The Question of Women's Right
Voices from Abroad: The Mystical World of the Shakers

Chapter 13

The Crisis of the Union, 1844-1860
Manifest Destiny
The Independence of Texas
The Push to the Pacific
The Fateful Election of 1844
War, Expansion, and Slavery, 1846-1850
The War with Mexico, 1846-1848
A Divisive Victory
1850: Crisis and Compromise
The End of the Second Party System, 1850-1858
Resistance to the Fugitive Slave Act
The Whigs' Decline and the Democrats' Diplomacy
The Kansas-Nebraska Act and the Rise of New Parties
Buchanan's Failed Presidency
Abraham Lincoln and the Republican Triumph, 1858-1860
Lincoln's Early Career
The Republican Politician
Suggested Readings
Special Features:
American Lives: Frederick Douglass: From Moral Reformer to Political Abolitionist
American Voices: Mary Boykin Chesnut: A Slaveholder's Diary
Axalla John Hoole: "Bleeding Kansas": A Southern View
Voices from Abroad: Colonel Jose Enrique de la Pena: A Mexican View of the Battle of the Alamo

Chapter 14

Two Societies at War, 1861-1865
Secession and Military Stalemate, 1861-1862
Choosing Sides
Setting War Aims and Devising Military Strategies
Toward Total War
Mobilizing Armies and Civilians
Mobilizing Resources and Money
The Turning Point: 1863
Vicksburg and Gettysburg
The Union Victorious, 1864-1865
Soldiers and Strategy
Grant's Virginia Campaign
The Election of 1864 and Sherman's March
Suggested Readings
Special Features:
American Lives: William Tecumseh Sherman: An architect of Modern War
American Voices: Jane Swisshelm: The Common Lemon: The Difference Between Life and Death
Elizabeth Mary Meade Ingraham: A Vicksburg Diary
Voices from Abroad: Ernest Duveyier de Hauranne: German Immigrants and the Civil War within Missouri
New Technology: The Rifle-Musket

Chapter 15

Reconstruction, 1865-1877
Presidential Reconstruction
Johnson's Initiative
Acting on Freedom
Congress versus President
Radical Reconstruction
Congress Takes Command
Republican Rule in the South
The Undoing of Reconstruction
The Acquiescent North
The Political Crisis of 1877
Suggested Readings
Special Features:
American Lives: Nathan Bedford Forrest: A Delender of Southern Honor
American Voices: A Plea for Land
Harriet Hernandes: The Intimidation of Black Voters
Voices from Abroad: David Macrae: The Devastated South

Part Four: A Maturing Industrial Society, 1877-1914

Chapter 16

The American West
The Great Plains
Indians of the Great Plains
The Fate of the Indians
The Far West
The Mining Frontier
Hispanics, Chinese, Anglos
Golden California
The Farmers' World
The Business of Agriculture
Farmers in Distress
Suggested Readings
Special Features:
American Lives: Buffalo Bill and the Wild West
American Voices: Ida Lindgren: Swedish Emigrant in Frontier Kansas
Black Elk: Wounded Knee: Something Terrible Happened...
Voices from Abroad: Baron Joseph Alexander von Hubner: A Western Boom Town

Chapter 17

Capital and Labor in the Age of Enterprise, 1877-1900
Industrial Capitalism Triumphant
Growth of the Industrial Base
The Railroads
The Managerial Revolution
Mass Markets and Large-Scale Enterprise
The New South
The World of Work
Labor Recruits
Autonomous Labor
Systems of Control
The Labor Movement
Reformers and Unionists
The Triumph of "Pure and Simple" Unionism
Industrial War
American Radicalism in the Making
Suggested Readings
Special Features
American Lives: Jay Gould: Robber Baron?
American Voices: John Brophy: A Miner's Son
Abraham Bisno: Trade Unionist
Voices from Abroad: Count Vay de Vaya und Luskod: Pittsburgh Inferno
New Technology: Iron and Steel

Chapter 18

The Politics of Late Nineteenth-Century America
The Politics of the Status Quo, 1877-1893
The Passive Presidency
Party Politics
The Ideology of Individualism
The Supremacy of the Courts
Sources of Popular Participation
Cultural Politics: Party, Religion, and Ethnicity
Organizational Politics
Women's Political Culture
The Crisis of American Politics: The 1890s
The Populist Revolt
Money and Politics
The Decline of Agrarian Radicalism
Race and Politics in the South
The Triumph of White Conservatism
Forms of Black Resistance
Suggested Readings
Special Features
American Lives: Robert Charles: Black Militant
American Voices: Helen Potter: The Case for Women's Political Rights
Datus E. Meyer: Angry Farmers
Voices from Abroad: Charles Boissevain: Touring the South, 1880

Chapter 19

The Rise of the City
Industrial Sources of City Growth
City Building
The City as a Private Enterprise
City People
Ward Politics
Religion in the City
Leisure in the City
The World of the Urban Elite
Creating High Culture
The New Millionaires
The Urban Middle Class
Expanding Suburbs
Middle-Class Families
Suggested Readings
Special Features
American Lives: Big Tim Sullivan: Tammany Politician
American Voices: Anonymous: Bintel Brief
M. Carey Thomas: "We Did Not Know Whether... Women's Health Could Stand the Strain of College Education"
Voices from Abroad: Jose Marti, Coney Island, 1881

Chapter 20

The Progressive Era
The Intellectual Roots of Progressivism
A Sense of Mastery
Sources of Progressive Idealism
The Muckrackers
The Many Faces of Reform
Political Reformers
The Woman Progressive
Urban Liberalism
Racism in an Age of Reform
Progressivism and National Politics
T.R.: The Making of a Progressive President
The Fracturing of Republican Progressivism
Woodrow Wilson and the New Freedom
Suggested Readings
Special Features:
American Lives: Frances Kellor: Woman Progressive
American Voices: Charles Edward Russel: Muckraking
Pauline Newman: Working for the Triangle Shirtwaist Company
Voices from Abroad: James Bryce: America in 1905: "Business Is King"

Chapter 21

An Emerging World Power, 1877-1914
The Roots of Expansionism
Diplomacy in the Gilded Age
Economic Sources of Expansionism
Creating an Expansionist Foreign Policy
An American Empire
The Cuban Crisis
The Spoils of War
The Imperial Experiment
Onto the World Stage
A Power among Powers
The Open Door in Asia
Woodrow Wilson and Mexico
The Gathering Storm in Europe
Suggested Readings
Special Features
American Lives: William Randolph Hearst: Jingo
American Voices: George W. Prioleau: Black Soldiers in a White Man's War
Robert P. Hughes and Richard T. O'Brien: Subduing the Filipinos'- the Realities
Voices from Abroad: James Bryce, Jean Hess, Emile Zola: On American Expressionism
New Technology: The Battleship

Part Five: The Modern State and Society, 1914-1945

Chapter 22

War and the American State, 1914-1920
The Great War, 1914-1918
War in Europe
The Perils of Neutrality
Over There
The American Fighting Force
War on the Home Front
Mobilizing Industry and the Economy
Mobilizing American Workers
Promoting National Unity
An Unsettled Peace, 1919-1920
The Treaty of Versailles
Racial Strife and Labor Unrest
The Red Scare
Suggested Readings
Special Features:
American Lives: George Creel: Holding Fast the Inner Lines
American Voices: Frederick Pottle: Mustard Gas
Southern Migrants
Voices from Abroad: A German Propaganda Appeal to Black Soldiers

Chapter 23

Modern Times: The 1920s
The Business-Government Partnership of the 1920s
The Economy
The Republican Ascendancy
Corporate Capitalism
Labor and Welfare Capitalism
Economic Expansion Abroad
Foreign Policy in the 1920s
A New National Culture
Consumption and Advertising
The Automobile Culture
The Movies and Mass Culture
New Patterns of Leisure
Dissenting Values and Cultural Conflict
The Rise of Nativism
Religious Fundamentalism
Intellectual Crosscurrents
The 1928 Election
Suggested Readings
Special Features
American Lives: Clara Bow: The "It "Girl
American Voices: Women Write the Children's Bureau
Kazno Kawai: A Foreigner in America
Voices from Abroad: Li Gonpu: The Presidential Election of 1928
New Technology: Aviation

Chapter 24

The Great Depression
The Coming of the Great Depression
The Causes of the Depression
The Deepening Economic Crisis
The Worldwide Depression
Hard Times
Making Do
Families Face the Great Depression
Demographic Trends
Hard Times for Youth
Popular Culture
Harder Times
Blacks in the Depression
Dust Bowl Migrations
Mexican American Communities
Herbert Hoover and the Great Depression
The Republican Response
Rising Discontent
The 1932 Election
Suggested Readings
Special Features
American Lives: Bert Corona and the Mexican American Generation
American Voices: Larry Van Dusen:The Despair of the Unemployed: A Working-Class Family Encounters the Great Depression
Voices from Abroad: Mary Agnes Hamilton: Breadlines and Beggars

Chapter 25

The New Deal, 1933-1939
The New Deal Takes Over, 1933-1935
The Roosevelt Style of Leadership
The Hundred Days
The New Deal under Attack
The Second New Deal, 1935-1938
Legislative Accomplishments
The 1936 Election
The New Deal's Impact on American Society
New Deal Constituencies and the Broker State
The New Deal and the Land
The New Deal and the Arts
The Legacies of the New Deal
America and an Insecure World Peace
Depression Diplomacy
Aggression and Appeasement
Suggested Readings
Special Features:
American Lives: Mary McLeod Bethune: Black Braintruster
American Voices: Joe Marcus: A New Deal Activist
Genora Johnson Dollinger: Labor Militancy
New Technology: Rural Electrification

Chapter 26

The World at War, 1939-1945
American Neutrality, 1939-1941
The Road to War
The Attack on Pearl Harbor
Organizing for Victory
Mobilizing for Defense
Mobilizing the American Fighting Force
Workers and the War Effort
Civil Rights during Wartime
Politics in Wartime
Life on the Home Front
"For the Duration"
Japanese Relocation
Fighting and Winning the War
Wartime Aims and Strategies
The War in Europe
The War in the Pacific
Planning the Postwar World
The Onset of the Atomic Age
Suggested Readings
Special Features:
American Lives: Henry J. Kaiser: World War II's "Miracle Man"
American Voices: Monica Sone: Japanse Relocation
Anton Bilek: The War in the Pacific
Voices from Abroad: German POWs: On American Race Relations

Part Six: America and the World, 1945 - 1996

Chapter 27

Cold War America, 1945-1960
The Early Cold War
Sources of Conflict
Descent into Cold War, 1945-1946
Containing Communism
The Cold War Heats Up: The Korean War
Harry Truman and the Cold War at Home
The Challenge of Reconversion
The 1948 Election
Fair Deal Liberalism
The Great Fear
"Modern Republicanism"
They Liked Ike
The Hidden-Hand Presidency
Emergence of Civil Rights as a National Issue
The "New Look" of Foreign Policy
The Emerging Third World
The Impact of the Cold War
The Military-Industrial Complex and Nuclear Proliferation
Arms Control
Suggested Readings
Special Features:
American Lives: George F. Kennan: Architect of Containment
American Voices: Mark Goodson: Red Hunting on the Quiz Shows; or What's My Party Line?
Isaac Nelson: Atomic Witness
Voices from Abroad: Jean Monnet: Truman's Generous Proposal
New Technology: The Computer Revolution

Chapter 28

The Affluent Society and the Liberal Consensus, 1945-1965
The Affluent Society
The Economic Record
The Suburban Explosion
American Life during the Baby Boom
The Other America
Urban Migration
The Urban Crisis
The Fifties The Way We Were?
John F. Kennedy and the Politics of Expectation
The New Politics
Activism Abroad
The New Frontier at Home
JFK and Civil Rights
The Kennedy Assassination
Lyndon B. Johnson and the Great Society
A Southern President and Civil Rights
Enacting the Liberal Agenda
Cracks in the New Deal Coalition
Suggested Readings
Special Features:
American Lives: Elvis Presley: Teen Idol of the 1950s
American Voices: Joy Wilner: A Fifties Housewife
Ann Moody: "A Civil Rights Activist Remembers"
Voices from Abroad: Hanoch Bartov: "Everyone Has a Car"

Chapter 29

War Abroad and at Home: The Vietnam Era, 1961-1975
Into the Quagmire, 1945-1968
The Roots of American Involvement
The Kennedy Years
Escalation under Johnson
The Combat Experience
The Consensus Unravels
The Challenge of Youth, 1962-1970
Student Activism
The Rise of the Counterculture
The Widening Struggle for Civil Rights
The Legacy of the Civil Rights Movement
The Revival of Feminism
The Long Road Home, 1968-1975
1968: Year of Shocks
Nixon's War
The Legacy of Vietnam
Suggested Readings
Special Features
American Lives: John Paul Vann: Dissident Patriot
American Voices: Dave Cline: A Vietnam Vet Remembers
Mary Crow Dog: The Trail of Broken Treaties
Voices from Abroad: Che Guevara: Vietnam and the World Freedom Struggle

Chapter 30

The Lean Years, 1969-1980
The Nixon Years
The Republican Domestic Agenda
The 1972 Election
The Economic Downturn
The Energy Crisis
Economic Woes
Reform and Reaction in the 1970s
The New Activism: Environmental and Consumer Movements
Challenges to Tradition: The Women's Movement and Gay Rights
Racial Minorities
The Politics of Resentment
From Ford to Reagan
Ford's Caretaker Presidency
Jimmy Carter: The Outsider as President
The Reagan Revolution
Suggested Readings
Special Features:
American Lives: Lois Marie Gibbs: Enviromental Activist
American Voices: Phyllis Ellison: Busing in Boston
David Kopay: The Real Score: A Gay Athlete Comes Out
Voices from Abroad: Watergate and Due Process

Chapter 31

A New Domestic and World Order, 1981-1996
The Reagan-Bush Years, 1981-1993
Reagan's Second Term
The Bush Presidency
Foreign Relations under Reagan and Bush
Third World Interventions and a Soviet Thaw
The End of the Cold War
War in the Persian Gulf, 1990-1991
Uncertain Times
The Economy
An Increasingly Pluralistic Society
Culture Wars
The Environmental Movement at Twenty-Five
Popular Culture and Popular Technology
Restructuring the Domestic Order: Public Life, 1992-1996
Clinton's First Term
"The Era" of Big Government Is Over
Suggested Readings
Special Features:
American Lives: Bill Gates: Microsoft's Leader in the Computer Revolution
American Voices: Cuauhtemoc Menendez: The Undocumented Worker
Laurie Ouellette: A Third Wave Feminist
Voices from Abroad: Saddam Hussein: Calls for a Holy War against the United States
New Technology: The Biotech Revolution

America and the World 2000: How Historians Interpret Contemporary Events and Their Legacy to the Future
The Declaration of Independence
The Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union
The Constitution of the United States of America
Amendments to the Constitution with Annotations
The American Nation
The American People: A Demographic Survey
The American Government and Economy
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