PART FOUR: A HOUSE DIVIDED AND REBUILT 13. Western Expansion, 1830-1848 Moving West The Mexican-American War 14. The Gathering Storm, 1848-860 Slavery in the Territories The Emergence of the Republican Party The Response in the South 15. The War of the Union, 1861-1865 Choosing Sides Fighting in the West Fighting in the East Emancipation The War behind the Lines The Faltering Confederacy A Transformational War 16. The Era of Reconstruction, 1865-1877 The War's Aftermath in the South Debates over Political Reconstruction Black Society under Reconstruction The Grant Administration Reconstruction's Significance
PART FIVE: GROWING PAINS 17. Business and Labor in the Industrial Era, 1860-1900 Industrial and Agricultural Growth The Rise of Big Business The Alliance of Business and Politics An Industrial Society 18. The New South and the New West, 1865-1900 The Myth of the New South The Failings of the New South Race Relations during the 1890s The Settling of the New West Life in the New West The Fate of Western Indians The End of the Frontier 19. Political Stalemate and Rural Revolt, 1865-1900 Urban America The New Immigration Cultural Life Gilded Age Politics Hayes to Harrison Hayes and Civil Service Reform Farmers and the "Money Problem"
PART SIX: MODERN AMERICA 20. Seizing an American Empire, 1865-1913 Toward the New Imperialism Expansion in the Pacific The Spanish-American War (The War of 1898) Consequences of Victory Roosevelt's "Big-Stick" Diplomacy 21. The Progressive Era, 1890-1920 The Progressive Impulse The Sources of Progressivism Progressives' Aims and Achievements Progressivism under Roosevelt and Taft Woodrow Wilson: A Progressive Southerner 22. America and the Great War, 1914-1920 An Uneasy Neutrality Mobilizing a Nation The American Role in the War The Politics of Peace Stumbling from War to Peace 23. A Clash of Cultures, 1920-1929 The Nation in 1920 The "Jazz Age" The Modernist Revolt 24. The Reactionary Twenties Reactionary Conservatism and Immigration Restriction A Republican Resurgence 1929--A Turning Point The Onset of the Great Depression The Human Toll of the Depression From Hooverism to the New Deal 25. The New Deal, 1933-1939 Roosevelt's New Deal The New Deal under Fire The Second New Deal 26. The Second World War, 1933-1945 The Rise of Fascism in Europe From Isolationism to Intervention Arsenal of Democracy The Allied Drive toward Berlin The Pacific War A New Age Is Born
PART SEVEN: THE AMERICAN AGE 27. The Cold War and the Fair Deal, 1945-1952 Truman and the Cold War The Containment Policy Expanding the New Deal The Cold War Heats Up Another Red Scare 28. America in the Fifties Moderate Republicanism A People of Plenty Cracks in the Picture Window The Civil Rights Movement Foreign Policy in the Fifties 29. A New Frontier and a Great Society, 1960-1968 The New Frontier Civil Rights Triumphant The Great Society The Tragedy of Vietnam The Turmoil of the Sixties 30. Rebellion and Reaction, 1960s and 1970s "Forever Young": The Youth Revolt Social Activism Spreads Nixon and the Revival of Conservatism "Peace with Honor": Ending the Vietnam War The Nixon Doctrine and a Thawing Cold War Watergate 31. Conservative Revival, 1977-1990 The Carter Presidency The Rise of Ronald Reagan The Reagan Revolution An Anti-Soviet Foreign Policy The Changing Economic and Social Landscape The Presidency of George H. W. Bush 32. Twenty-First-Century America, 1993-Present America's Changing Population The Clinton Presidency (1993-2001) A Chaotic Start to a New Century Second-Term Blues A Historic New Presidency The "Angry" 2016 Election A Populist President The 100-Day Mark