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US History

US History

American history extends farther into the past than the name "America," and we add to it every day.

Chapter 1-2. Brief overview of European history (before 1492)

Chapter 3. Pre-Columbian America (before 1492)

Chapter 4. Vikings (1000-1013)

Chapter 5. Exploration (1266-1522)

Chapter 6. Early Colonial Period (1492 - 1607)

Chapter 7. The English Colonies (1607 - 1754)

Chapter 8. Road to Revolution (1754 - 1774)

9. The Republic until 1877

Chapter 10. The American Revolution (1774 - 1783)

Chapter 11. A New Nation is Formed (1783 - 1787)

Chapter 12. The Early Years of the Constitutional Republic (1787 - 1800)

Chapter 13. Jeffersonian Republicanism (1800 - 1824)

Chapter 14. Westward Expansion and Manifest Destiny (1824 - 1849)

Chapter 15. Friction Between the States (1849 - 1860)

Chapter 16. Intro to Secession

Chapter 17. The Civil War (1860 - 1865)

Chapter 18. Reconstruction (1865 - 1877)

19. The Republic 1877 to 2000

Chapter 20. The Age of Invention and the Gilded Age (1877 - 1900)

Chapter 21. The Progressive Era (1900 - 1914)

Chapter 22. Controlling Prostitution

Chapter 23. World War I and the Treaty of Versailles (1914 - 1920)

Chapter 24. The Roaring Twenties and Prohibition (1920 - 1929)

Chapter 25. The Great Depression and the New Deal (1929 - 1939)

Chapter 26. Spanish Civil War (1936 - 1939)

Chapter 27. Violence During the Spanish Civil War

Chapter 28. World War II and the Rise of the Atomic Age (1939 - 1945)

Chapter 29. Truman and the Cold War (1945 - 1953)

Chapter 30. Eisenhower, Civil Rights, and the Fifties (1953 - 1961)

31. Kennedy and Johnson (1961 - 1969)

Chapter 32. Kennedy and His Advisers

Chapter 33. Kennedy and Soviet-American Tensions

Chapter 34. Nixon presidency and Indochina (1969 - 1974)

Chapter 35. Ford, Carter and Reagan presidencies (1974 - 1989)

Chapter 36. Terrorism

Chapter 37. Bush and Clinton presidencies, 1st Gulf War (1989 - 2001)

38. 2000 to the Present

Chapter 39. George W. Bush, September 11, 2nd Gulf War, and Terrorism (2001 - 2006)

Chapter 40. Growing Crisis with Iran (2006-)

Chapter 41. The Coming Election

42. Appendices

Chapter 43. Appendix Alpha: Presidents and Vice Presidents of the United States

Chapter 44. Appendix Gamma: Supreme Court Decisions