America's Role In A Changing World, 1st Edition

  • Douglas A. Phillips
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  • ISBN-10: 1438132263
  • ISBN-13: 9781438132266
  • DDC: 973
  • Grade Level Range: 5th Grade - 8th Grade
  • 120 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released June 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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In the past decade, economic chaos, the War on Terror, climate change, nuclear proliferation, political divisions, and a variety of other issues have caused tension among nations and within the United States. Although America stood alone as the world's only superpower at the turn of the century, many question whether it can maintain its influential role on the global stage. America's Role in a Changing World discusses the economic, social, political, and historical forces that have shaped the country to provide an understanding of the challenges the country faces today and in the future.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Editorial Board.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: The World's Most Powerful Nation.
2: America's Climb to the Top.
3: America Emerges as a World Power.
4: Challenges of the Twenty-First Century.
5: America's Resources and Riches.
6: America's Global Economic Role.
7: America's Political Role in the World.
8: America's Social and Cultural Roles.
9: America's Future Roles in the World.
Further Resources.
Picture Credits.
About the Author.
About the Editor.