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Chapter 1: Three Worlds Meet

 

Chapter 2: The American Colonies Emerge

 

Chapter 3: The Colonies Come of Age

 

Chapter 4: The War for Independence

 

Chapter 5: Shaping a New Nation

 

The Living Constitution

 

Chapter 6: Launching the New Nation

 

Chapter 7: Balancing Nationalism and Sectionalism

 

Chapter 8: Reforming American Society

 

Chapter 9: Expanding Markets and Moving West

 

Chapter 10: The Union in Peril

 

Chapter 11: The Civil War

 

Chapter 12: Reconstruction and Its Effects

 

Chapter 13: Changes on the Western Frontier

 

Chapter 14: A New Industrial Age

 

Chapter 15: Immigrants and Urbanization

 

Chapter 16: Life at the Turn of the 20th Century

 

Chapter 17: The Progressive Era

 

Chapter 18: America Claims an Empire

 

Chapter 19: The First World War

 

Chapter 20: Politics of the Roaring Twenties

 

Chapter 21: The Roaring Life of the 1920s

 

Chapter 22: The Great Depression Begins

 

Chapter 23: The New Deal

 

Chapter 24: World War Looms

 

Chapter 25: The United States in World War II

 

Chapter 26: Cold War Conflicts

 

Chapter 27: The Postwar Boom

 

Chapter 28: The New Frontier and the Great Society

 

Chapter 29: Civil Rights

 

Chapter 30: The Vietnam War Years

 

Chapter 31: An Era of Social Change

 

Chapter 32: An Age of Limits

 

Chapter 33: The Conservative Tide

 

Reagan and the Cold War

 

Chapter 34: The United States in Today's World

 

Epilogue: Issues for the 21st Century