The history of the United States
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From the CD + Book - 2nd ed., Library ed.
pt. 1, lectures 1-12. Living bravely
Spain, France and the Netherlands
Gentlemen in the wilderness
Radicals in the wilderness
Traders in the wilderness
An economy of slaves
Printers, painters, and preachers
The Great Awakening
The great war for empire
The rejection of empire
The American Revolution, politics and people
The American Revolution, Howe's war.
pt. 2, lectures 13-24. The American Revolution, Washington's war
Creating the Constitution
Republicans and Federalists
Adams and liberty
The Jeffersonian reaction
Territory and treason
The agrarian republic
The disastrous War of 1812
The "American system"
A nation announcing itself
National Republican follies.
pt. 3, lectures 25-36. The Second Great Awakening
Dark Satanic mills
The military chieftain
The politics of distrust
The monster bank
Whigs and Democrats
The age of reform
Southern society and the defense of slavery
Whose Manifest Destiny?
The Mexican War
The Great Compromise.
Part 4, lectures 37-48. Sectional tensions escalate
Drifting toward disaster
The coming of war
The first year of fighting
Shifting tides of battle
Diplomatic clashes and sustaining the war
Behind the lines, politics and economies
African Americans in wartime
The Union drive to victory
Congress takes command
Part 5, lectures 49-60. Industrialization
The last Indian wars
Farming the Great Plains
African Americans after Reconstruction
Men and women
Religion in Victorian America
The new immigration
Labor and capital
Theodore Roosevelt and Progressivism.
Part 6, lectures 61-72. Mass production
World War I, the road to intervention
World War I, Versailles and Wilson's gambit
The Wall Street Crash and the Great Depression
The New Deal
World War II, the road to Pearl Harbor
World War II, the European Theater
World War II, the Pacific Theater
The Cold War
The Korean War and McCarthyism
The affluent society.
Part 7, lectures 73-84. The Civil Rights movement
The New Frontier and the Great Society
The rise of mass media
The Vietnam War
The women's movement
Nixon and Watergate
Religion in twentieth-century America
Carter and the Reagan revolution
The new world order
Clinton's America and the Millennium
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