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16. Reconstruction, 1863-1877Wartime Reconstruction "To Bind Up the Nation's Wounds" Land and Labor The African American Quest for AutonomyDOCUMENTING THE AMERICAN PROMISE: "The Meaning of Freedom"Presidential Reconstruction Johnson's Program of Reconciliation White Southern Resistance and Black Codes Expansion of Federal Authority and Black RightsCongressional Reconstruction The Fourteenth Amendment and Escalating Violence Radical Reconstruction and Military Rule Impeaching a President The Fifteenth Amendment and Women's DemandsThe Struggle in the South Freedmen, Yankees, and Yeomen Republican Rule White Landlords, Black SharecroppersHISTORICAL QUESTION: "What Did the Ku Klux Klan Really Want?"VISUALIZING HISTORY: "A Post-Slavery Encounter"Reconstruction Collapses Grant's Troubled Presidency Northern Resolve Withers White Supremacy Triumphs An Election and a CompromiseConclusion: "A Revolution But Half Accomplished" 17. The Contested West, 1865-1900Conquest and Empire in the West Indian Removal and the Reservation System The Decimation of the Great Bison Herds Indian Wars and the Collapse of Comancher’a The Fight for the Black HillsBEYOND AMERICA'S BORDERS: "Imperialism, Colonialism, and the Treatment of the Sioux and the Zulu"Forced Assimilation and Resistance Strategies Indian Schools and the War against Indian Culture The Dawes Act and Indian Land Allotment Indian Resistance and SurvivalGold Fever and the Mining West Mining on the Comstock Lode The Diverse Peoples of the West Territorial GovernmentLand Fever Moving West: Homesteaders and Speculators Ranchers and Cowboys Tenants, Sharecroppers, and Migrants Commercial Farming and Industrial CowboysDOCUMENTING THE AMERICAN PROMISE: "Young Women Homesteaders and the Promise of the West"Conclusion: The West in the Gilded Age 18. Business and Politics in the Gilded Age, 1865-1900Old Industries Transformed, New Industries Born Railroads: America's First Big Business Andrew Carnegie, Steel, and Vertical Integration John D. Rockefeller, Standard Oil, and the Trust New Inventions: The Telephone and ElectricityVISUALIZING HISTORY: "The Vanderbilts and the Gilded Age"From Competition to Consolidation J. P. Morgan and Finance Capitalism Social Darwinism, Laissez-Faire, and the Supreme CourtHISTORICAL QUESTION: "Social Darwinism: Did Wealthy Industrialists Practice What They Preached?"Politics and Culture Political Participation and Party Loyalty Sectionalism and the New South Gender, Race, and Politics Women's ActivismPresidential Politics Corruption and Party Strife Garfield's Assassination and Civil Service Reform Reform and Scandal: The Campaign of 1884Economic Issues and Party Realignment The Tariff and the Politics of Protection Railroads, Trusts, and the Federal Government The Fight for Free Silver Panic and DepressionConclusion: Business Dominates an Era 19. The City and Its Workers, 1870-1900The Rise of the City The Urban Explosion: A Global Migration Racism and the Cry for Immigration Restriction The Social Geography of the CitySEEKING THE AMERICAN PROMISE: "Seeking Refuge: Russian Jews Escape the Pogroms"At Work in Industrial America America's Diverse Workers The Family Economy: Women and Children White-Collar Workers: Managers, "Typewriters," and SalesclerksWorkers Organize The Great Railroad Strike of 1877 The Knights of Labor and the American Federation of Labor Haymarket and the Specter of Labor RadicalismAt Home and at Play Domesticity and "Domestics" Cheap AmusementsCity Growth and City Government Building Cities of Stone and Steel City Government and the "Bosses" White City or City of Sin?BEYOND AMERICA'S BORDERS: "The World's Columbian Exposition and Nineteenth-Century World's Fairs"Conclusion: Who Built the Cities? 20. Dissent, Depression, and War, 1890-1900The Farmers' Revolt The Farmers' Alliance The Populist MovementThe Labor Wars The Homestead Lockout The Cripple Creek Miners' Strike of 1894 Eugene V. Debs and the Pullman StrikeDOCUMENTING THE AMERICAN PROMISE: "The Press and the Pullman Strike: Framing Class Conflict"Women's Activism Frances Willard and the Woman's Christian Temperance Union Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, and the Movement for Woman SuffrageDepression Politics Coxey's Army The People's Party and the Election of 1896The United States and the World Markets and Missionaries The Monroe Doctrine and the Open Door Policy "A Splendid Little War" The Debate over American ImperialismBEYOND AMERICA'S BORDERS: "Regime Change in Hawai'i"HISTORICAL QUESTION: "Did Terrorists Sink the Maine?"Conclusion: Rallying around the Flag 21. Progressivism from the Grass Roots to the White House, 1890-1916Grassroots Progressivism Civilizing the City Progressives and the Working ClassSEEKING THE AMERICAN PROMISE: "Making the Workplace Safer: Alice Hamilton Explores the Dangerous Trades"Progressivism: Theory and Practice Reform Darwinism and Social Engineering Progressive Government: City and StateProgressivism Finds a President: Theodore Roosevelt The Square Deal Roosevelt the Reformer Roosevelt and Conservation The Big Stick The Troubled Presidency of William Howard TaftVISUALIZING HISTORY: "The Birth of Photojournalism"HISTORICAL QUESTION: "Progressives and Conservation: Should Hetch Hetchy Be Dammed or Saved?"Woodrow Wilson and Progressivism at High Tide Progressive Insurgency and the Election of 1912 Wilson's Reforms: Tariff, Banking, and the Trusts Wilson, Reluctant ProgressiveThe Limits of Progressive Reform Radical Alternatives Progressivism for White Men OnlyConclusion: The Transformation of the Liberal State 22. World War I: The Progressive Crusade at Home and Abroad, 1914-1920Woodrow Wilson and the World Taming the Americas The European Crisis The Ordeal of American Neutrality The United States Enters the War"Over There" The Call to Arms The War in FranceThe Crusade for Democracy at Home The Progressive Stake in the War Women, War, and the Battle for Suffrage Rally around the Flag — or ElseSEEKING THE AMERICAN PROMISE: "Seeking to Serve: An American Woman in Wartime France"DOCUMENTING THE AMERICAN PROMISE: "The Final Push for Woman Suffrage"A Compromised Peace Wilson's Fourteen Points The Paris Peace Conference The Fight for the TreatyDemocracy at Risk Economic Hardship and Labor Upheaval The Red Scare The Great Migrations of African Americans and Mexicans Postwar Politics and the Election of 1920BEYOND AMERICA'S BORDERS: "Bolshevism"Conclusion: Troubled Crusade 23. From New Era to Great Depression, 1920-1932The New Era A Business Government Promoting Prosperity and Peace Abroad Automobiles, Mass Production, and Assembly-Line Progress Consumer CultureThe Roaring Twenties Prohibition The New Woman The New Negro Entertainment for the Masses The Lost GenerationVISUALIZING HISTORY: "Advertising in a Consumer Age"HISTORICAL QUESTION: "Was There a Sexual Revolution in the 1920s?"SEEKING THE AMERICAN PROMISE: "The Quest for Home Ownership in Segregated Detroit"Resistance to Change Rejecting the Undesirables The Rebirth of the Ku Klux Klan The Scopes Trial Al Smith and the Election of 1928The Great Crash Herbert Hoover: The Great Engineer The Distorted Economy The Crash of 1929 Hoover and the Limits of IndividualismLife in the Depression The Human Toll Denial and Escape Working-Class MilitancyConclusion: Dazzle and Despair 24. The New Deal Experiment, 1932-1939Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Patrician in Government The Making of a Politician The Election of 1932BEYOND AMERICA'S BORDERS: "Fascism: Adolf Hitler and National Socialism"Launching the New Deal The New Dealers Banking and Finance Reform Relief and Conservation Programs Agricultural Initiatives Industrial RecoverySEEKING THE AMERICAN PROMISE: "Textile Workers Strike for Better Wages and Working Conditions"Challenges to the New Deal Resistance to Business Reform Casualties in the Countryside Politics on the FringesToward a Welfare State Relief for the Unemployed Empowering Labor Social Security and Tax Reform Neglected Americans and the New DealThe New Deal from Victory to Deadlock The Election of 1936 Court Packing Reaction and Recession The Last of the New Deal ReformsConclusion: Achievements and Limitations of the New Deal 25. The United States and the Second World War, 1939-1945Peacetime Dilemmas Roosevelt and Reluctant Isolation The Good Neighbor Policy The Price of NoninvolvementThe Onset of War Nazi Aggression and War in Europe From Neutrality to the Arsenal of Democracy Japan Attacks AmericaMobilizing for War Home-Front Security Building a Citizen Army Conversion to a War EconomyDOCUMENTING THE AMERICAN PROMISE: "Japanese Internment"Fighting Back Turning the Tide in the Pacific The Campaign in EuropeThe Wartime Home Front Women and Families, Guns and Butter The Double V Campaign Wartime Politics and the 1944 Election Reaction to the HolocaustBEYOND AMERICA'S BORDERS: Nazi Anti-Semitism and the Atomic Bomb"Toward Unconditional Surrender From Bombing Raids to Berlin The Defeat of Japan Atomic WarfareHISTORICAL QUESTION: "Why Did the Allies Win World War II?"Conclusion: Allied Victory and America's Emergence as a Superpower 26. Cold War Politics in the Truman Years, 1945-1953From the Grand Alliance to Containment The Cold War Begins The Truman Doctrine and the Marshall Plan Building a National Security State Superpower Rivalry around the GlobeDOCUMENTING THE AMERICAN PROMISE: "The Emerging Cold War"Truman and the Fair Deal at Home Reconverting to a Peacetime Economy Blacks and Mexican Americans Push for Their Civil Rights The Fair Deal Flounders The Domestic Chill: McCarthyismHISTORICAL QUESTION: "What Happened to Rosie the Riveter?"SEEKING THE AMERICAN PROMISE: "An Immigrant Scientist Encounters the Anti-Communist Crusade"The Cold War Becomes Hot: Korea Korea and the Military Implementation of Containment From Containment to Rollback to Containment Korea, Communism, and the 1952 Election An Armistice and the War's CostsConclusion: The Cold War's Costs and Consequences 27. The Politics and Culture of Abundance, 1952-1960Eisenhower and the Politics of the "Middle Way" Modern Republicanism Termination and Relocation of Native Americans The 1956 Election and the Second TermLiberation Rhetoric and the Practice of Containment The "New Look" in Foreign Policy Applying Containment to Vietnam Interventions in Latin America and the Middle East The Nuclear Arms RaceSEEKING THE AMERICAN PROMISE: "Operation Pedro Pan: Young Political Refugees Take Flight"New Work and Living Patterns in an Economy of Abundance Technology Transforms Agriculture and Industry Burgeoning Suburbs and Declining Cities The Rise of the Sun Belt The Democratization of Higher EducationThe Culture of Abundance Consumption Rules the Day The Revival of Domesticity and Religion Television Transforms Culture and Politics CountercurrentsThe Emergence of a Civil Rights Movement African Americans Challenge the Supreme Court and the President Montgomery and Mass ProtesDOCUMENTING THE AMERICAN PROMISE: "The Brown Decision"Conclusion: Peace and Prosperity Mask Unmet Challenges 28. Reform, Rebellion, and Reaction, 1960-1974Liberalism at High Tide The Unrealized Promise of Kennedy's New Frontier Johnson Fulfills the Kennedy Promise Policymaking for a Great Society Assessing the Great Society The Judicial RevolutionThe Second Reconstruction The Flowering of the Black Freedom Struggle The Response in Washington Black Power and Urban RebellionsA Multitude of Movements Native American Protest Latino Struggles for Justice Student Rebellion, the New Left, and the Counterculture Gay Men and Lesbians OrganizeDOCUMENTING THE AMERICAN PROMISE: "Student Protest"VISUALIZING HISTORY: "Anti-Establishment Clothing"The New Wave of Feminism A Multifaceted Movement Emerges Feminist Gains Spark a CountermovementBEYOND AMERICA'S BORDERS: "Transnational Feminisms"Liberal Reform in the Nixon Administration Extending the Welfare State and Regulating the Economy Responding to Environmental Concerns Expanding Social JusticeConclusion: Achievements and Limitations of Liberalism 29. Vietnam and the End of the Cold War Consensus, 1961-1975New Frontiers in Foreign Policy Meeting the "Hour of Maximum Danger" New Approaches to the Third World The Arms Race and the Nuclear Brink A Growing War in VietnamLyndon Johnson's War against Communism An All-Out Commitment in Vietnam Preventing Another Castro in Latin America The Americanized War Those Who ServedA Nation Polarized The Widening War at Home The Tet Offensive and Johnson's Move toward Peace The Tumultuous Election of 1968BEYOND AMERICA'S BORDERS: "1968: A Year of Protest"Nixon, Deetente, and the Search for Peace in Vietnam Moving toward Detente with the Soviet Union and China Shoring Up U.S. Interests around the World Vietnam Becomes Nixon's War The Peace Accords The Legacy of DefeatSEEKNG THE AMERICAN PROMISE: "From the Fall of Saigon to the House of Representatives"Conclusion: An Unwinnable War 30. America Moves to the Right, 1969-1989Nixon, Conservatism, and Constitutional Crisis Emergence of a Grassroots Movement Nixon Courts the Right The Election of 1972 Watergate The Ford Presidency and the 1976 ElectionSEEKING THE AMERICAN PROMISE: "A Mother Campaigns for a Say in Her Children's Education"The "Outsider" Presidency of Jimmy Carter Retreat from Liberalism Energy and Environmental Reform Promoting Human Rights Abroad The Cold War IntensifiesRonald Reagan and the Conservative Ascendancy Appealing to the New Right and Beyond Unleashing Free Enterprise Winners and Losers in a Flourishing EconomyContinuing Struggles over Rights Battles in the Courts and Congress Feminism on the Defensive The Gay and Lesbian Rights MovementHISTORICAL QUESTION: "Why Did the ERA Fail?"Ronald Reagan Confronts an "Evil Empire" Militarization and Interventions Abroad The Iran-Contra Scandal A Thaw in Soviet-American RelationsDOCUMENTING THE AMERICAN PROMISE: "Protecting Gay and Lesbian Rights"Conclusion: Reversing the Course of Government 31. The Promises and Challenges of Globalization, Since 1989Domestic Stalemate and Global Upheaval: The Presidency of George H. W. Bush Gridlock in Government Going to War in Central America and the Persian Gulf The Cold War Ends The 1992 ElectionSEEKING THE AMERICAN PROMISE: "Suing for Access: Disability and the Courts"The Clinton Administration's Search for the Middle Ground Clinton's Reforms Accommodating the Right Impeaching the President The Booming Economy of the 1990sThe United States in a Globalizing World Defining America's Place in a New World Order Debates over Globalization The Internationalization of the United StatesBEYOND AMERICA'S BORDERS: "Jobs in a Globalizing Era"President George W. Bush: Conservatism at Home and Radical Initiatives Abroad The Disputed Election of 2000 The Domestic Policies of a "Compassionate Conservative" The Globalization of Terrorism Unilateralism, Preemption, and the Iraq WarThe Obama Presidency: Reform and BacklashVISUALIZING HISTORY: "Caricaturing the Candidates: Clinton and Obama in 2008"Conclusion: Defining the Government's Role at Home and Abroad