Kuklick, Bruce, 1941-

A political history of the USA : one nation under God / Bruce Kuklick. - Basingstoke, UK. ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009. - ix, 348 p. : ill., maps.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 324-334) and index.

Introduction -- pt. 1. Making a state. The European impact in America, 1494-1676 -- North American colonies, 1632-1732 -- The colonies in the Empire, 1651-1774 -- War and order, 1775-1787 -- pt. 2. Consolidating the power of the state. The culture of politics, 1788-1826 --- From coexistence to expansion, 1783-1832 -- Nationalism, sectionalism, and slavery, 1820-1861 -- Lincoln and the Civil War, 1858-1865 -- The sections integrated: south, west, and northeast, 1865-1896 -- pt. 3. The American state and the world. The new empire, 1890-1917 -- Progressive America, 1900-1920 -- The crises of progressive capitalism, 1919-1933 -- The cosmopolitan New Deal in depression and war, 1933 -1945 -- Cold War America, 1945-1963 -- pt. 4. Personal politics and the state. The long 1960s, 1954-1975 -- Cultural divisions and cultural imperialism, 1968-2000 -- Epilogue: America in history, 2001 and after -- Critical suggestions for reading and study.

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United States -- History.
United States -- Politics and government.

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