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American History Volume 2

  • Format: eBook
  • Edition: 2016
  • Publisher: Little Green Apples Publishing LLC

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This edition of Study Briefs presents a comprehensive condensed overview of significant historical events in the United States (US) from the post-Civil War period until present day. This academic outline provides an informative orientation compiled by our experts to help you see the broad picture of the historical time periods quickly. Our American History Volume 2 Study Brief picks up where the American History Volume 1 Study Brief left off but allso is a stand-alone reference for the years 1860 to current times. This title covers the Post Civil-War Reconstruction; Industrialism, War, and the Progressive Era; World War I; World War II; the New Frontier and Post-Cold War Challenges. Graphical time lines offer an at-a-glance summary for each categorical time period. Details of main events that occurred provide fast facts and dates. Brief profiles of major figures align important people with the time periods and events in which they were involved. Need-to-know terms and concepts for each period are included. Quick access to facts and figures offers the reader a solid foundation to build upon. American History Volume 2 is the ideal study companion for students taking the second part of an introductory American History course. It is also an interesting and informative short read for anyone with an interest in knowing more about the main events and historical figures who played a role in the recent years of American history. Check out the American History Volume 1 Study Brief, which begins America's story from its origins to the Civil War.

Topics Covered:

  • Post-Civil War and Reconstruction (1865-1877)
  • Industrialism War and the Progressive Era (1877-1912)
  • World War I (1913-1928)
  • The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
  • Post World War II and the New Frontier (1946-1973)
  • Post-Cold War Challenges (1974-Present)

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