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1 The Collision Of Cultures
2 Britain And Its Colonies
3 Colonial Ways Of Life
4 The Imperial Perspective
5 From Empire To Independence
6 The American Revolution
7 Shaping A Federal Union
8 The Federalist Era
9 The Early Republic
10 Nationalism And Sectionalism
11 The Jacksonian Impulse
12 The Dynamics Of Growth
13 An American Renaissance: Religion, Romanticism, And Reform
14 Manifest Destiny
15 The Old South
16 The Crisis Of Union
17 The War Of The Union
18 Reconstruction: North And South
19 New Frontiers: South And West
20 Big Business And Organized Labor
21 The Emergence Of Urban America
22 Gilded-age Politics And Agrarian Revolt
23 An American Empire
24 The Progressive Era
25 America And The Great War
26 The Modern Temper
27 Republican Resurgence And Decline
28 New Deal America
29 From Isolation To Global War
30 The Second World War
31 The Fair Deal And Containment
32 Through The Picture Window: Society And Culture, 1945–1960
33 Conflict And Deadlock: The Eisenhower Years
34 New Frontiers: Politics And Social Change In The 1960s
35 Rebellion And Reaction In The 1960s And 1970s
36 A Conservative Insurgency
37 Triumph And Tragedy: America At The Turn Of The Century

  1. The New South
    1. Concept of the New South
    2. Economic growth
      1. Growth of cotton textile manufacturing
      2. Development of the tobacco industry
        1. Bull Durham
        2. Duke family
        3. The American Tobacco Company
      3. Coal production
      4. Lumbering
      5. Beginnings of petroleum and hydroelectric power
    3. Agriculture in the New South
      1. King Cotton
      2. Features of sharecropping and tenancy
      3. Impact of the crop lien system
    4. Role of the Bourbon Redeemers
      1. Nature of the Bourbons
      2. Bourbon economic policies
        1. Laissez-faire
        2. Retrenchment in government
        3. Private philanthropy
        4. Convict lease system
        5. Repudiation of Confederate debts in some states
        6. Positive contributions
        7. Varied development of color lines in social relations
    5. Disenfranchisement of blacks
      1. Causes
        1. Negrophobia
          1. Fears of black progress
          2. Black assertiveness
          3. Racial violence
        2. Populists divided white vote
      2. Techniques used to exclude blacks
        1. Mississippi
        2. Louisiana
    6. Spread of segregation
      1. Segregation in railway cars
      2. Civil rights cases, 1883
      3. Plessy v. Ferguson, 1896
    7. Black responses
      1. Migration
      2. Resistance
      3. Accommodation
        1. Black culture and pride
        2. Churches
        3. Economic opportunities
        4. Uplift organizations
      4. Ida B. Wells
        1. Background
        2. Legal action
        3. Crusade against lynching
        4. NAACP
    8. Clash of Booker T. Washington and W. E. B. Du Bois
      1. Accommodation
      2. Agitation
  2. The New West
    1. The West after the war
      1. Manifest Destiny or colonization
      2. Moving frontiers
      3. Changes in the Great American Desert
    2. Migration
      1. Sources
      2. African Americans
        1. Exodusters
        2. Benjamin Singleton
        3. Cowboys and soldiers
    3. The mining frontier
      1. Pattern of mining development
      2. Locations of major mineral discoveries
      3. New states
      4. Mining and the environment
        1. Mass production
        2. Hydraulic mining
          1. Barren canyons
          2. Destruction of farmland
        3. Protests
          1. Lack of legislation
          2. Woodruff v. North Bloomfield
    4. Indians
      1. Indian wars
        1. 1851 treaty with Plains tribes
        2. Wars in 1860s and 1870s
          1. “Sand Creek Massacre”
          2. Indian Peace Commission
          3. Red River War
          4. The Great Sioux War

          5.     (a)   General George Custer
                (b)   Little Bighorn
          6. Nez Percés
          7. Wounded Knee
      2. Demise of the buffalo
        1. Intensive harvesting
        2. Environmental causes
          1. Drought
          2. Competition from other animals
          3. Indian hunters
      3. Indian policy reform
        1. Concerns of easterners
        2. Dawes Severalty Act
    5. Cowboys and cattle on the range
      1. Cattle industry
        1. Mexican influence
        2. Railroads and cowtowns
        3. Cowboys
        4. Meat packers
        5. Barbed wire
      2. End of open range
      3. Range wars
    6. Farming
      1. Homestead Act
      2. Control of water
      3. Railroads, speculators, settlers
      4. Hardships of farm life
      5. Pioneer women
        1. Economics
        2. Weather
    7. Turner’s frontier thesis
      1. Effects of frontier
      2. End of the frontier

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