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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. Postwar isolationism
    1. Evidence of isolationist sentiment
    2. Counteractions of world involvement
    3. Relations with the League
    4. The war-debt tangle
      1. Problems with repayment of debts
      2. Linkage of debts to reparations
      3. Depression and debt cancellation
    5. Efforts toward disarmament
      1. A substitute for League membership
      2. Strained Japanese-American relations
      3. The Washington Armaments Conference
        1. Hughes’s initiative
        2. Agreements made at the conference
        3. Effects of the treaties
      4. The movement to outlaw war
        1. Development of the Kellogg-Briand Pact
        2. Effect of the pact
    6. The “Good-Neighbor” Policy
      1. Early efforts to improve relations with Latin America
      2. Hoover and the Clark Memorandum
      3. Further improvements under FDR
  2. War clouds
    1. Japanese incursion in China
      1. Chinese weaknesses
      2. Japanese occupation of Manchuria
      3. Reactions to occupation
        1. League condemnation
        2. Japan’s withdrawal from the League
    2. Mussolini’s rise to power
    3. Hitler’s rise to power
    4. American recognition of the Soviet Union
    5. Aggression in Asia and Europe
      1. Italian invasion of Ethiopia, 1935
      2. Hitler’s occupation of the Rhineland, 1936
      3. Spanish Civil War, 1936
      4. Japanese invasion of China, 1937
      5. Hitler’s Anschluss with Austria, 1938
      6. The Munich Agreement, 1938
      7. War begun over Poland, 1939
  3. American efforts for neutrality
    1. The first Neutrality Act, 1935
      1. Sale of arms to belligerents forbidden
      2. Travel on belligerents’ ships discouraged
    2. Reaction to the invasion of Ethiopia
    3. The second Neutrality Act: loans to belligerents forbidden
    4. Extension of the Neutrality Act to cover civil wars
    5. Further neutrality provisions
    6. Reactions to Japanese action in China
      1. Lack of use of neutrality laws
      2. Quarantine speech
    7. Reactions to war in Europe
      1. Change to cash-and-carry arms sales
      2. Extension of war zone
  4. The storm in Europe
    1. Hitler’s Blitzkrieg
    2. America’s involvement
      1. Aid to Britain
        1. Arms sales
        2. Destroyer-bases deal
      2. Effects in United States
        1. FDR revitalized
        2. Conscription
        3. Public debate
          1. Committee to Defend America
          2. America First Committee
  5. The election of 1940
    1. The choice of Willkie
    2. The choice of FDR
    3. Nature of the campaign
    4. Results of the election
  6. The arsenal of democracy
    1. The Lend-Lease program
    2. Further Axis gains
    3. Reaction to the invasion of the Soviet Union
    4. The Atlantic Charter
    5. Conflict with the Germans in the Atlantic
  7. The storm in the Pacific
    1. Japanese aggression in Southeast Asia
    2. Tripartite Pact
    3. Negotiations between Japan and the United States
    4. Warlords gain control in Japan
    5. Attack on Pearl Harbor
      1. Extent of U.S. foreknowledge
      2. Errors in warning
      3. Damage from the attack
      4. Other Japanese aggression in the Pacific
    6. Declaration of war

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