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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, 1945Ė1960
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. Postwar isolationism
    1. Evidences of isolationist sentiment
    2. Counteractions of world involvement
    3. Relations with the League
    4. War-debt tangle
      1. American loans
      2. Problems with repayment of debt
      3. Linkage of debts to reparations
      4. Depression and debt cancellation
    5. Efforts toward disarmament
      1. Arms limitations
      2. Strained Japanese-American relationships
      3. Washington Armaments Conference
        1. Hughesís initiative
        2. Agreements made at the conference
        3. Effects of the treaties
      4. The movement to outlaw war
        1. Origins of the movement
        2. Development of the Kellogg-Briand Pact
    6. The Good-Neighbor Policy
      1. Early efforts to improve relations with Latin America
        1. Colombia
        2. Dominican Republic
        3. Nicaragua
      2. Protection of U.S. rights in Mexico
      3. Hooverís moves to improve policy
        1. Ending de jure recognition
        2. Clark Memorandum on the Monroe Doctrine
      4. Further improvements under FDR
  2. War clouds
    1. Japanese incursion in China
      1. Japanese occupation of Manchuria
      2. Reactions to occupation
        1. The Stimson Doctrine
        2. League condemnation
        3. Japanís withdrawal from the League
    2. Mussoliniís rise to power
    3. Hitlerís rise to power
      1. Events leading to his control
      2. Reactions to his provocations
    4. U.S. actions
      1. Rooseveltís refusal to support the London Economic Conference
      2. Hullís Reciprocal Trade Agreements
      3. Recognition of the Soviet Union
    5. Aggression in Asia and Europe
      1. Italian invasion of Ethiopia, 1935
      2. Hitlerís occupation of the Rhineland, 1936
      3. Spanish Civil War, 1936
      4. Japanese invasion of China, 1937
      5. Hitlerís Anschluss with Austria, 1938
      6. The Munich Agreement, 1938
      7. War began over Poland, 1939
  3. U.S. efforts for neutrality
    1. Impact of the Nye Committee investigations
    2. Walter Millisís popular view
    3. Congressional effort to avoid World War I
    4. The first Neutrality Act, 1935
      1. Forbade sale of arms to belligerents
      2. Travel discouraged on belligerent ships
    5. Reaction to the invasion of Ethiopia
    6. The second Neutrality Act forbade loans to belligerents
    7. Extension of the Neutrality Act to cover civil wars
    8. Further neutrality provisions
    9. Reactions to Japanese action in China
      1. Lack of use of neutrality laws
      2. Quarantine speech
      3. Panay incident
      4. Ludlow Amendment
    10. Reactions to war in Europe
      1. Change to cash-and-carry arms sales
      2. Extension of war zone
  4. IThe storm in Europe
    1. Hitlerís Blitzkrieg
    2. U.S. aid to embattled Britain
      1. Growth of U.S. defense effort
      2. Sales of arms to Britain
    3. Other defense measures
    4. The destroyer-bases deal
    5. Peacetime conscription
    6. Polarization of public opinion
      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. 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. Japanís pacts with Germany, Italy, and the Soviet Union
    3. Negotiations between Japan and the United States
    4. D.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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