The Enduring Vision from 1865

The Enduring Vision from 1865

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This text's clear and engaging narrative balances political, social, and cultural history within a clear chronological framework. The Fifth Edition features a thorough revision of the narrative, a complete redesign of the book, and an enhanced art program. The authors explore the enduring vision of the American people, a vision they describe as qa shared determination to live up to the values that give meaning to America.q Each chapter has been revised to incorporate the most up-to-date scholarship, with special emphasis placed on technology and public health: qTechnology and Cultureq boxed features explore the development of new technologies--such as the invention of indoor plumbing and the birth control pill--and their impact on American culture. -- This edition includes up-to-date scholarship on the experiences of women, Hispanic Americans, Asian Americans, African Americans, and Native Americans in the United States. -- Chapter 32 presents an integrated narrative and preliminary assessment of recent events from1996 to the present. -- The text features a chapter that consolidates all late-19th century material, examining how industrialization, urbanization, and immigration transformed everyday life, sharpened racial and ethnic divisions, and made Americans more conscious of social class.The stock-market crash had produced a strong antibusi- ness reaction and led to a Senate investigation of Wall Street. ... Reflecting the antibusiness mood, the early New Deal legislation also included a key regulatory measure the Federalanbsp;...

Title:The Enduring Vision from 1865
Author:Paul S. Boyer, Clifford E. Clark, Jr., Joseph F. Kett
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin College Division - 2004


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