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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, 19451960
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

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  1. Impact of war
    1. Disillusionment with old values
    2. Emergence of modernism
    3. Political and social radicalism
  2. Reactions in the 1920s
    1. Nativism
      1. Sacco and Vanzetti case
      2. Efforts to restrict immigration
      3. Revival of Ku Klux Klan
        1. 100% Americanism
        2. Outside the South
        3. 3-8 million members
    2. Fundamentalism
      1. Growth of fundamentalism
      2. Leaders
      3. Scopes trial
        1. William Jennings Bryan
        2. Tennessee law
        3. Clarence Darrow
    3. Prohibition
      1. Temperance organizations
      2. Eighteenth Amendment
      3. Effects of Prohibition
      4. Links to organized crime
      5. Al Capone
      6. Wickersham Report
  3. The Roaring Twenties
    1. A time of cultural conflict
    2. Disdain for rural-small-town values
    3. The Jazz Age
      1. Blend of musical traditions
      2. Movies
    4. The new morality
      1. Emphasis on youth
      2. Loosened taboos
      3. Obsession with sex
        1. Freud
        2. Popular entertainment
      4. The flapper
    5. Birth control
      1. Margaret Sanger
      2. Popular support for Sanger
      3. Eugenics
    6. The women's movement
      1. The work for women's suffrage
        1. Alice Paul and new tactics
        2. Contributions of Carrie Chapman Catt
        3. Passage and ratification of the amendment
      2. Push for an Equal Rights Amendment
      3. Women in the workforce
    7. The "New Negro"
      1. The Great Migration north
        1. Demographics
        2. Impact of the move
      2. The Harlem Renaissance
      3. Marcus Garvey and Negro Nationalism
        1. Racial separatism
        2. Racial pride and self-reliance
        3. Fate of Garvey
      4. Development of the NAACP
        1. Emergence of the organization
        2. Role of Du Bois
        3. Effect of legislation
        4. The campaign against lynching
  4. The culture of modernism
    1. Science and social thought
      1. Einstein and relativity
      2. Max Planck and quantum theory
      3. Heisenberg's uncertainty principle
      4. Denial of absolute values
    2. Modernist literature
      1. Chief features
        1. Exploration of the irrational
        2. Uncertainty seen as desirable
        3. Positive view of conflict
        4. Formal manners discounted for contact with "reality"
      2. Artistic bohemias
      3. The Armory show
      4. Chief U.S. prophets of modernism
        1. Ezra Pound
        2. T. S. Eliot
        3. Gertrude Stein
        4. Scott Fitzgerald
        5. Ernest Hemingway
          1. Cult of masculinity
          2. Terse literary style
    3. Southern literary renaissance
      1. Reaction to growth of modern world
      2. Thomas Wolfe
      3. William Faulkner

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