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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. Progressivism in the twenties
    1. Dissolution of the progressive coalition in Congress
    2. Survival of progressivism in the twenties
  2. Normalcy
    1. Election of 1920
      1. Mood of the country
      2. Nomination of Harding
      3. Democratic candidate
      4. Results
    2. The Harding administration
      1. Appointments
      2. Policies
        1. Not progressive
        2. Pro-business
          1. Tax cuts
          2. High tariff
          3. War debts
          4. Regulation
      3. Corruption
        1. Veterans Bureau
        2. Harry Daugherty
        3. Teapot Dome
        4. Harding’s role
      4. Harding’s death
      5. Assessment
    3. Calvin Coolidge
      1. Character
      2. Ideology
    4. Election of 1924
      1. Coolidge
      2. Democrats
      3. Results
  3. The New Era
    1. Consumer culture
      1. Consumption ethic
      2. Mass advertising
      3. Communications
        1. Movies
        2. Radio
      4. Transportation
        1. Aviation
          1. Lindbergh
          2. Industry
        2. Automobiles
    2. Republican economic policies
      1. Herbert Hoover’s role
      2. Commerce Department
      3. Trade associations
    3. Agriculture
      1. Problems in agriculture
      2. Mechanization
      3. Marketing cooperatives
      4. Congressional action
        1. Farm bloc
        2. Early legislation
        3. McNary-Haugen plan
    4. Organized labor
      1. Earnings in industry
      2. Unions’ setbacks
        1. Effects of Red Scare
        2. Employers’ methods
  4. Hoover presidency
    1. The election of 1928
      1. Candidates
      2. Issues
      3. Results
    2. Hoover’s initial policies
      1. Progressivism
      2. Sympathy for farmers
      3. Tariff reform
    3. Problems with the economy
      1. Misguided optimism
      2. Wall Street speculation
    4. The crash
      1. October 29, 1929
      2. Effects on incomes and banks
      3. Causes
        1. Unsound business
        2. Governmental policies
        3. Gold standard
    5. Human toll of depression
    6. Hoover’s responses
      1. Urge confidence
      2. Public building projects
      3. Ease credit
    7. Congressional actions
      1. Reconstruction Finance Corporation
      2. Glass-Steagall Act
      3. Federal Home Loan Bank Act
      4. Call for relief efforts
    8. Protests by veterans and farmers
      1. Farmers’ desperation
      2. Bonus Expeditionary Force
    9. Mood of the nation

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