Articles

Part I: FOUNDING THE NEW NATION, C. 33,000 B.C.-A.D. 1783.


1. New World Beginnings, 33,000 B.C.-A.D. 1769.
2. The Planting of English America, 1500-1733.
3. Settling the Northern Colonies, 1619-1700.
4. American Life in the Seventeenth Century, 1607-1692.
5. Colonial Society on the Eve of Revolution, 1700-1775.
6. The Duel for North America, 1608-1763.
7. The Road to Revolution, 1763-1775.
8. America Secedes from the Empire, 1775-1783.


Part II: BUILDING THE NEW NATION, 1776-1860.


9. The Confederation and the Constitution, 1776-1790.
10. Launching the New Ship of State, 1789-1800.
11. The Triumphs and Travails of the Jeffersonian Republic, 1800-1812.
12. The Second War for Independence and the Upsurge of Nationalism, 1812-1824.
13. The Rise of a Mass Democracy, 1824-1840.
14. Forging the National Economy, 1790-1860.
15. The Ferment of Reform and Culture, 1790-1860.


Part III: TESTING THE NEW NATION, 1820-1877.


16. The South and the Slavery Controversy, 1793-1860.
17. Manifest Destiny and Its Legacy, 1841-1848.
18. Renewing the Sectional Struggle, 1848-1854.
19. Drifting Toward Disunion, 1854-1861.
20. Girding for War: The North and the South, 1861-1865.
21. The Furnace of Civil War, 1861-1865.
22. The Ordeal of Reconstruction, 1865-1877.


Part IV: FORGING AN INDUSTRIAL SOCIETY, 1869-1909.


23. Political Paralysis in the Gilded Age, 1869-1896.
24. Industry Comes of Age, 1865-1900.
25. America Moves to the City, 1865-1900.
26. The Great West and the Agricultural Revolution, 1865-1896.
27. Empire and Expansion, 1890-1909.


Part V: STRUGGLING FOR JUSTICE AT HOME AND ABROAD, 1900-1945.


28. Progressivism and the Republican Roosevelt, 1901-1912.
29. Wilsonian Progressivism at Home and Abroad, 1912-1916.
30. The War to End War, 1917-1918.
31. American Life in the "Roaring Twenties," 1919-1929.
32. The Politics of Boom and Bust, 1920-1932.
33. The Great Depression and the New Deal, 1933-1939.
34. Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Shadow of War, 1933-1941.
35. America in World War II, 1941-1945.


Part VI: MAKING MODERN AMERICA, 1945 TO THE PRESENT.


36. The Cold War Begins, 1945-1952.
37. The Eisenhower Era, 1952-1960.
38. The Stormy Sixties, 1960-1968.
39. The Stalemated Seventies, 1968-1980.
40. The Resurgence of Conservatism, 1980-1992.
41. America Confronts the Post-Cold War Era, 1992-2004.
42. The American People Face a New Century.