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The Longman Handbook of Modern American History 1763-1996 By Chris Cook

The Longman Handbook of Modern American History 1763-1996 by Chris Cook

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Summary

Covers the period from the War of Independence to the present day and provides the reader with a user-friendly desktop companion on all major aspects of modern American history and politics.

The Longman Handbook of Modern American History 1763-1996 Summary

The Longman Handbook of Modern American History 1763-1996 by Chris Cook

This brand new Handbook is an accessible and informative guide to American history and politics from the War of Independence to the present day. It covers political history including information on the Constitution, contains chronologies on major themes in social and religious history including: public health and social welfare; black American history; American Indians, the women's movement; pacifism and the anti-war movement; and offers key facts and figures in economic history, foreign affairs and defence. It also contains over two hundred biographies of key figures.

Table of Contents

SECTION ONE: POLITICAL HISTORY. Political Chronology 1763-1996. The Executive. The Legislature. The Judicature. Political Parties. Elections. SECTION TWO: SOCIAL AND RELIGIOUS HISTORY. Public Health and Social Welfare. Education. Slavery and Abolition (to 1865). Black America (since 1865). The American Indians. The Woman's Movement. Religion. Temperance and Prohibition. Popular Protest and Public Order. Pacifism and the Anti-War Movement. The Environment. Gay and Lesbian Movement. SECTION THREE: ECONOMIC HISTORY Population. Immigration. Government, Income and Expenditure. Prices and Inflation. Banking and Finance. The Labour Movement. Employment and Unemployment. Industry and Trade. Agriculture. Transport. SECTION FOUR: FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND DEFENCE. Foreign Affairs, Treaties and Alliances. Warfare and the Armed Services. SECTION FIVE: BIOGRAPHIES. SECTION SIX: GLOSSARY OF TERMS SECTION SEVEN TOPIC BIBLIOGRAPHY Appendix I The American Constitution. Appendix II The Bill of Rights. Index.

Additional information

GOR001965559
9780582084889
0582084881
The Longman Handbook of Modern American History 1763-1996 by Chris Cook
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pearson Education Limited
1997-11-24
472
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