Looseleaf for The Unfinished Nation: A Concise History of the American People Volume 1 https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/1259722511.jpeg 8 9781259722516 Based on Bentley and Ziegler's best-selling, comprehensive survey program, Traditions & Encounters: A Brief Global History provides a streamlined account of the cultures and interactions that have shaped world history. A focus on the human experience helps frame the broad scope of world history into a clear and concise learning experience for students. Bentley’s engaging narrative is available as a digital SmartBook™, a personalized eBook that enhances understanding by asking students to demonstrate comprehension as they read. It is also supported by engaging digital tools, such as interactive maps, that encourage critical thinking and retention of key course concepts.
Looseleaf for The Unfinished Nation: A Concise History of the American People Volume 1

Looseleaf for The Unfinished Nation: A Concise History of the American People Volume 1

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By Alan Brinkley and Herbert Ziegler and Heather Streets Salter
ISBN10: 1259722511
ISBN13: 9781259722516
Copyright: 2016
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Chapter 15: Reconstruction and the New South

The Problems of Peacemaking

Radical Reconstruction

The South in Reconstruction

The Grant Administration

The Abandonment of Reconstruction

The New South

Debating the Past: Reconstruction

Consider the Source: Southern Blacks Ask for Help

 

Chapter 16: The Conquest of the Far West

The Societies of the Far West

The Changing Western Economy

The Romance of the West

The Dispersal of the Tribes

The Rise and Decline of the Western Farmer

Debating the Past: The Frontier and the West

Consider the Source: Walter Baron von Richthofen, Cattle Raising on the Plains in North America

 

Chapter 17: Industrial Supremacy

Sources of Industrial Growth

Capitalism and Its Critics

The Ordeal of the Worker

Patterns of Popular Culture: The Novels of Horatio Alger

Consider the Source: Andrew Carnegie Explains the Gospel of Wealth, 1889

 

Chapter 18: The Age of the City

The New Urban Growth

The Urban Landscape

Strains of Urban Life

The Rise of Mass Consumption

Leisure in the Consumer Society

High Culture in the Urban Age

America in the World: Global Migrations

Consider the Source: John Wanamaker, The Four Cardinal Points of the Department Store, 1911

 

Chapter 19: From Crisis to Empire

The Politics of Equilibrium

The Agrarian Revolt

The Crisis of the 1890s

Stirrings of Imperialism

War with Spain

The Republic as Empire

Debating the Past: Populism

America in the World: Imperialism

Consider the Source: Platform of the American Anti-Imperialist League

 

Chapter 20: The Progressives

The Progressive Impulse

Women and Reform

The Assault on the Parties

Sources of Progressive Reform

Crusades for Order and Reform

Theodore Roosevelt and the Modern Presidency

The Troubled Succession

Woodrow Wilson and the New Freedom

Debating the Past: Progressivism

America in the World: Social Democracy

Consider the Source: Katherine Philips Edson Boasts of Women’s Influence on State Legislation, 1913

 

Chapter 21: America and the Great War

The "Big Stick": America and the World, 1901-1917

The Road to War

"War Without Stint"

The Search for a New World Order

A Society in Turmoil

Patterns of Popular Culture: Billy Sunday and Modern Revivalism

Consider the Source: George M. Cohan, “Over There,” 1918

 

Chapter 22: The New Era

The New Economy

The New Culture

A Conflict of Cultures

Republican Government

America in the World: The Cinema

Consider the Source: Black Swan Records Advertisement in the Newspaper Crisis, 1922

 

Chapter 23: The Great Depression

The Coming of the Depression

The American People in Hard Times

The Depression and American Culture

The Ordeal of Herbert Hoover

Debating the Past: Causes of the Great Depression

America in the World: The Global Depression

Consider the Source: Mr. Tarver Remembers the Great Depression in a 1940 Interview with the Federal Writers Project

 

Chapter 24: The New Deal

Launching the New Deal

The New Deal in Transition

The New Deal in Disarray

Limits and Legacies of the New Deal

Debating the Past: The New Deal

Patterns of Popular Culture: The Golden Age of Comic Books

Consider the Source: Franklin D. Roosevelt Speaks on the Reorganization of the Judiciary, 1937

 

Chapter 25: The Global Crisis, 1921-1941

The Diplomacy of the New Era

Isolationism and Internationalism

From Neutrality to Intervention

Debating the Past: The Question of Pearl Harbor

America in the World: The Sino-Japanese War, 1931-1941

Consider the Source: Joint Statement by President Roosevelt and Prime Minister Churchill, 1941

 

Chapter 26: America in a World at War

War on Two Fronts

The American Economy in Wartime

Race and Gender in Wartime America

Anxiety and Affluence in Wartime Culture

The Defeat of the Axis

Debating the Past: The Decision to Drop the Atomic Bomb

Consider the Source: Marjorie Haselton Writes Her Husband Richard in China, 1945

 

Chapter 27: The Cold War

Origins of the Cold War

The Collapse of the Peace

America After the War

The Korean War

The Crusade Against Subversion

Debating the Past: The Cold War

Debating the Past: McCarthyism

Consider the Source: National Security Council Paper No. 68 (NSC-68) Arms America, 1950

 

Chapter 28: The Affluent Society

The Economic "Miracle"

The Explosion of Science and Technology

People of Plenty

The Other Americas

The Rise of the Civil Rights Movement

Eisenhower Republicanism

Eisenhower, Dulles, and the Cold War

Patterns of Popular Culture: Lucy and Desi

Consider the Source: Eisenhower Warns of the Military Industrial Complex in His Farewell Address, 1961

 

Chapter 29: Civil Rights, Vietnam, and The Ordeal of Liberalism

Expanding the Liberal State

The Battle for Racial Equality

"Flexible Response" and the Cold War

The Agony of Vietnam

The Traumas of 1968

Debating the Past: The Civil Rights Movement

Debating the Past: The Vietnam Commitment

America in the World: 1968

Consider the Source: Martin Luther King, Jr., “I Have a Dream”

 

Chapter 30: The Crisis of Authority

The Youth Culture

The Mobilization of Minorities

The New Feminism

Environmentalism in a Turbulent Society

Nixon, Kissinger, and the War

Nixon, Kissinger, and the World

Politics and Economics in the Nixon Years

The Watergate Crisis

Debating the Past: Watergate

America in the World: The End of Colonialism

Consider the Source: Demands of the New York High School Student Union, 1970

 

Chapter 31: From the "Age of Limits" to the Age of Reagan

Politics and Diplomacy After Watergate

The Rise of the New Conservative Movement

The "Reagan Revolution"

America and the Waning of the Cold War

Patterns of Popular Culture: The Mall

Consider the Source: James Watt, “Despite Critics, Interior Dept. Makes Rapid Progress,” Human Events, 1982

 

Chapter 32: The Age of Globalization

The Resurgence of Partisanship

The Economic Boom

Science and Technology in the New Economy

A Changing Society

A Contested Culture

The Perils of Globalization

America in the World: The Global Environmental Movement

Consider the Source: “Keep Foreign Terrorism Foreign,” New York Times, 1993

About the Author

Alan Brinkley

In addition to being a best selling textbook author, ALAN BRINKLEY is the Allan Nevins Professor of History and former Provost at Columbia University. He is the author of Voices of Protest: Huey Long, Father Coughlin, and the Great Depression, which won the 1983 National Book Award; The End of Reform: New Deal Liberalism in Recession and War; and Liberalism and its Discontents. His most recent books are John F. Kennedy: The American Presidents Series: The 35th President, 1961-1963 and The Publisher: Henry Luce and His American Century both published recently. He was educated at Princeton and Harvard and taught previously at MIT, Harvard, and the City University Graduate School before joining the Columbia faculty In 1991. In 1998-1999, he was the Harmsworth Professor of American History at Oxford University. He won the Joseph R. Levenson Memorial Teaching Award at Harvard in 1987 and the Great Teacher Award at Columbia in 2003. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a member of the board of trustees of the National Humanities Center and Oxford University Press, and chairman of the board of trustees of the Century Foundation. He has been a visiting professor at Princeton, the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (Paris), and the University of Torino (Italy). He was the 1998-1999 Harmsworth Professor of American History at Oxford University.

Herbert Ziegler

Herbert F. Ziegler is an associate professor of history at the University of Hawai'i. He has taught world history since 1980 and currently serves as director of the world history program at the University of Hawai'i. He also serves as book review editor of the Journal of World History. His interest in twentieth-century European social and political history led to the publication of Nazi Germany's New Aristocracy(1990). He is at present working on a study that explores from a global point of view the demographic trends of the past ten thousand years, along with their concomitant technological, economic, and social developments. His other current research project focuses on the application of complexity theory to a comparative study of societies and their internal dynamics.

Heather Streets Salter

Heather E. Streets-Salter is department chair and director of world history programs at Northeastern University. She is the author of Marital Races: The Military, Martial Races, and Masculinity in British Imperial Culture, 1857-1914 (2004), Empires and Colonies in the Modern World: A Global Perspective (2015) with Trevor Getz, and Southeast Asia and the Frist World War (forthcoming 2016). Her current research focuses on communist and anti-communist networks in interwar East and Southeast Asia.