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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. Wilson and foreign affairs
    1. Inexperience and idealism
    2. Intervention in Mexico
      1. Díaz overthrown in revolution
      2. Nonrecognition of the Huerta government
      3. Invasion at Veracruz
      4. Carranza’s government
      5. The pursuit of Pancho Villa
    3. Problems in Latin America
      1. Dollar diplomacy
      2. Marines
  2. America’s uneasy neutrality
    1. Outbreak of the war
    2. Unprecedented war
      1. Scope of fighting
      2. Horrors of war
    3. Initial American response
      1. Declaration of neutrality
      2. Attitudes of first- and second-generation immigrants
      3. Views of other American groups
    4. Extension of economic credit to the Allies
    5. Problems of neutrality
      1. Conflicts over neutral rights at sea
      2. German use of submarines
      3. Sinking of the Lusitania
        1. American protests
        2. Bryan’s resignation
        3. Arabic pledge
    6. Debate over preparedness
      1. Demands for stronger army and navy
      2. Progressives and pacifists
      3. National Defense Act of 1916
      4. Move for a stronger navy
      5. Revenue Act of 1916
    7. Election of 1916
      1. Republicans nominated
      2. Democratic program
      3. Issues of the campaign
      4. Results of the election
    8. Last efforts for peace
      1. Wilson’s offer to mediate
      2. Germany’s unrestricted submarine warfare
      3. Diplomatic break with Germany
      4. Bombshells of March 1917
        1. Zimmerman Telegram
        2. Russian Revolution
  3. U.S. entry into the war
    1. Wilson’s call for war
    2. Explanations for U.S. entry into the war
    3. America’s early role
      1. Expanding the navy
      2. Loans to allies
      3. Building a fighting force
        1. First troops to France
        2. Conscription
    4. Mobilizing the home front
      1. Regulating the economy
        1. Government agencies
        2. War Industries Board
      2. Wartime labor force
        1. Blacks
        2. Mexican Americans
        3. Women
    5. War propaganda
    6. Civil liberties in the war
      1. Popular disdain for all things German
      2. Espionage and Sedition Acts
        1. Terms of the acts
        2. Prosecutions
        3. Impact of the acts
        4. Schenck v. United States
  4. The American role in the war
    1. Allies’ situation
    2. Western front
      1. German offensives
      2. American offensives
    3. Russian intervention
    4. The Fourteen Points
      1. Origins
      2. Content
      3. Purposes
      4. Responses
    5. Terms of the armistice
    6. Costs of war
  5. The fight for the peace
    1. Wilson’s role
      1. Decision to attend the peace conference
      2. Effects of congressional elections of 1918
      3. Wilson’s reception in Europe
      4. Structure of the conference
    2. Emphasis on the League of Nations
      1. Article X of the charter
      2. Machinery of the League
      3. Early warning from Lodge
    3. Concessions to French
    4. Compromises on national self-determination
    5. The agreement for reparations
    6. Obtaining the German signature
    7. Wilson’s loss at home
      1. Support for the peace
      2. Lodge’s reaction
      3. Opponents of the treaty
      4. Wilson’s speaking tour
      5. Wilson’s stroke
      6. Failure of the Senate votes
      7. Formal ending of the war
  6. Conversion to peace
    1. Spanish flu epidemic
    2. Labor unrest
    3. Race riots
    4. The Red Scare
      1. Fear of radicals
      2. Bombs in the mail
      3. Deportation of aliens
      4. Evaporation of the Red Scare
      5. Legacy of the Red Scare

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