The American Pageant, Volume 2

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Cengage Learning, Jan 1, 2012 - History - 656 pages
THE AMERICAN PAGEANT enjoys a reputation as one of the most popular, effective, and entertaining texts in American history. The colorful anecdotes, first-person quotations, and trademark wit bring American history to life. The Fifteenth edition includes markedly deeper explorations of the cultural innovations, artistic movements, and intellectual doctrines that have engaged and inspired Americans and shaped the course of American history. Additional pedagogical features make THE AMERICAN PAGEANT accessible to students: part openers and chapter-ending chronologies provide a context for the major periods in American history, while other features present primary sources, scholarly debates, and key historical figures for analysis. Available in the following options: THE AMERICAN PAGEANT, Fifteenth Edition (Chapters 1-42); Volume 1: To 1877 (Chapters 1-22); Volume 2: Since 1865 (Chapters 22-42).
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very educational. this book has so much information which could be good or bad, take it how you will. Personally I thought that it was good because at the end of chapters it says what happened and provides a timeline

Contents

Contents
ix
Maps
xix
Figures
xxi
Tables
xxiii
Preface
xxv
The Ordeal of Reconstruction 18651877
465
Forging an Industrial Society 18651909
486
Struggling for Justice at Home and Abroad 19011945
636
Making Modern America 1945 to the Present
828
Documents
1
Glossary of Key Terms
27
Index
101
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