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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, 19451960
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 rise of big business
    1. Causes of business growth
      1. Labor shortage
      2. Technological innovation
      3. Increased productivity
      4. Standardization
      5. Entrepreneurs
      6. Government policies
      7. Agricultural production
    2. Second industrial revolution
      1. Interconnected national networks
        1. Transportation
        2. Communications
      2. Electric power
      3. Scientific research
    3. Railroads
      1. First big business
      2. Transcontinental railroad
        1. Pacific Railway Act
          1. Union Pacific
          2. Central Pacific
        2. Chinese labor
        3. Promontory, Utah
      3. Financing railroads
        1. Private companies
        2. Government aid
        3. Robber barons
    4. Manufacturing and inventions
      1. Patents
      2. Alexander Graham Bell
      3. Thomas Edison
      4. Battle of the currents
  2. Entrepreneurs
    1. John D. Rockefeller
      1. Background
      2. Cleveland oil business
      3. Standard Oil
      4. Vertical integration
      5. Trust
      6. Holding company
      7. Philanthropist
    2. Andrew Carnegie
      1. Background
      2. Iron and bridges
      3. Innovations in steel
      4. Public benefactor
    3. J. Pierpont Morgan
      1. Background
      2. Investment banker
      3. Railroads
      4. U.S. Steel Corporation
    4. Sears and Roebuck
      1. Retailing
      2. Sears, Roebuck and Company
      3. Sears catalog
  3. Labor conditions and organizations
    1. Circumstances for workers
      1. Wages and hours
      2. Child labor
        1. Outside the home
        2. Dangerous
        3. Lack of legal limitations
        4. Effects
    2. Obstacles to unions
    3. Molly Maguires
    4. Railroad strike of 1877
      1. Causes
      2. Scope and violence
      3. Effects
      4. Impact on California
    5. Efforts at union building
      1. National Labor Union
      2. Knights of Labor
        1. Early development
        2. Emphasis on reform and boycotts
        3. Anarchism
        4. Haymarket Affair
        5. Lasting influence of the Knights of Labor
      3. Development of the American Federation of Labor
        1. Development of craft unions
        2. Role of Samuel Gompers
        3. Growth of the union
    6. Violence in the 1890s
      1. Homestead Strike, 1892
      2. Pullman Strike, 1894
        1. Causes
        2. Role of the government
        3. Impact on Eugene V. Debs
    7. Socialism and American labor
      1. Daniel DeLeon and Eugene Debs
      2. Social Democratic party
        1. Early work
        2. Height of influence
      3. Rise of the IWW
        1. Sources of strength
        2. Revolutionary goals
        3. Causes of decline
  4. Effects of industrial revolution

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