Table of Contents

Go West Young Man! Westward Expansion, 1840-1900
Industrialization and the Rise of Big Business, 1870-1900
The Growing Pains of Urbanization, 1870-1900
Politics in the Gilded Age, 1870-1900
Leading the Way: The Progressive Movement, 1890-1920
Age of Empire: American Foreign Policy, 1890-1914
Americans and the Great War, 1914-1919
The Jazz Age: Redefining the Nation, 1919-1929
Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? The Great Depression, 1929-1932
Franklin Roosevelt and the New Deal, 1932-1941
Fighting the Good Fight in World War II, 1941-1945
Post-War Prosperity and Cold War Fears, 1945-1960
Contesting Futures: America in the 1960s
Political Storms at Home and Abroad, 1968-1980
From Cold War to Culture Wars, 1980-2000
The Challenges of the Twenty-First Century
The Declaration of Independence
The Constitution of the United States
Presidents of the United States of America
U.S. Political Map
U.S. Topographical Map
United States Population Chart
Further Reading