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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. Reaction in the 1920s
    1. Changing moods
      1. Disillusionment
      2. Defiance against change
    2. Nativism
      1. Sacco and Vanzetti case
      2. Efforts to restrict immigration
    3. Revival of the Ku Klux Klan
    4. Fundamentalism
      1. Emergence of fundamentalism
      2. William Jennings Bryan
      3. Scopes trial
    5. Prohibition
      1. An expression of reforming zeal
      2. Organization for the cause
      3. Crusade for a constitutional amendment
      4. Effectiveness of prohibition
      5. Its link with organized crime
      6. Al Capone
  2. The Roaring Twenties
    1. A time of cultural conflict
    2. The Jazz Age
      1. Music
      2. Movies
    3. The new morality
      1. Emphasis on youth
      2. The “New Woman”
      3. Obsession with sex
      4. Impact of Freud
    4. The women’s movement
      1. The work for women’s suffrage
        1. Alice Paul and new tactics
        2. Contributions of Carrie Chapman Catt
        3. Passage and ratification of the amendment
        4. Effects of women’s suffrage
      2. Push for an Equal Rights Amendment
      3. Women in the workforce
    5. The “New Negro”
      1. The Great Migration north
        1. Demographics
        2. Impact of the move
      2. The Harlem Renaissance
      3. Marcus Garvey and Negro nationalism
        1. Universal Negro Improvement Association
        2. Separatism
      4. Development of the NAACP
        1. Emergence of the organization
        2. Role of Du Bois
        3. Strategy
        4. The campaign against lynching
        5. The Scottsboro case
  3. The culture of modernism
    1. Science and social thought
      1. Einstein and the theory of relativity
      2. Uncertainty principle
      3. Denial of absolute values
    2. Modernist art and literature
      1. Bewildering technological change
      2. Characteristics
        1. Emphasis on subconscious
        2. Concern with new forms
      3. Prophets of modernism
        1. T. S. Eliot
        2. Ezra Pound
        3. Gertrude Stein
      4. Other modernist writers
    3. Southern Renaissance
      1. Conflict of values
      2. Thomas Wolfe
      3. William Faulkner

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