Working Americans, 1880-2015 - Vol 5: Americans At War, 2nd Edition

  • Volume 5
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  • ISBN-10: 1619257440
  • ISBN-13: 9781619257443
  • DDC: 305.562097
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 600 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released July 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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Overview

Working Americans 1880-2003 Volume V: Americans At War is divided into 11 chapters, each covering a decade from 1880-2003 and examines the lives of Americans during the time of war, including declared conflicts, one-time military actions, protests, and preparations for war. Each decade includes several personal profiles, whether on the battlefield or on the home front, that tell the stories of civilians, soldiers, and officers during the decade. The profiles examine: Life at Home; Life at Work; and Life in the Community. Each decade also includes an Economic Profile with statistical comparisons, a Historical Snapshot, News Profiles, local News Articles, and Illustrations that provide a solid historical background to the decade being examined.

Table of Contents

Front Cover._x000D_
Half Title Page._x000D_
Title Page._x000D_
Copyright Page._x000D_
Table of Contents._x000D_
Introduction._x000D_
Preface._x000D_
Dedication._x000D_
Acknowledgements._x000D_
1: 1880–1899 Introduction._x000D_
2: 1891 Profile: The Indian Wars._x000D_
3: Historical Snapshot 1890–1891._x000D_
4: 1898 Profile: The Spanish-American War: Tampa._x000D_
5: Historical Snapshot 1898._x000D_
6: 1898 Profile: The Spanish-American War: Cuba._x000D_
7: 1899 News Feature._x000D_
8: 1900–1909 Introduction._x000D_
9: 1900 Profile: The Boxer Rebellion._x000D_
10: Historical Snapshot 1900._x000D_
11: 1901 Profile: The Philippine Insurrection._x000D_
12: Historical Snapshot 1901._x000D_
13: 1903 Profile: The Liberation of Panama._x000D_
14: Historical Snapshot 1903._x000D_
15: 1904 News Feature._x000D_
16: 1910–1919 Introduction._x000D_
17: 1916 Profile: Mexican Wars._x000D_
18: Historical Snapshot 1916._x000D_
19: 1918 Profile: World War I: France._x000D_
20: Historical Snapshot 1918._x000D_
21: 1918 News Feature._x000D_
22: 1919 Profile: World War I: Russia._x000D_
23: Historical Snapshot 1919._x000D_
24: 1920–1929 Introduction._x000D_
25: 1923 Profile: The Occupation of Haiti._x000D_
26: Historical Snapshot 1923._x000D_
27: 1924 News Feature._x000D_
28: 1925 Profile: The Crash of the Shenandoah._x000D_
29: Historical Snapshot 1925._x000D_
30: 1927 Profile: Fighting in Nicaragua._x000D_
31: Historical Snapshot 1927._x000D_
32: 1930–1939 Introduction._x000D_
33: 1930 Profile: Protecting American Interests in China._x000D_
34: Historical Snapshot 1930._x000D_
35: 1932 Profile: The Bonus Army Marches on Washington._x000D_
36: Historical Snapshot 1932._x000D_
37: 1937 Profile: Fighting for Peace._x000D_
38: Historical Snapshot 1937._x000D_
39: 1939 News Feature._x000D_
40: 1940–1949 Introduction._x000D_
41: 1940 News Feature._x000D_
42: 1944 Profile: World War II._x000D_
43: Historical Snapshot 1944._x000D_
44: 1944 Profile: Fighting with Merrill's Marauders._x000D_
45: Historical Snapshot 1944._x000D_
46: 1947 Profile: Occupied Japan._x000D_
47: Historical Snapshot 1947._x000D_
48: 1940 News Feature._x000D_
49: 1950–1959 Introduction._x000D_
50: 1950 News Feature._x000D_
51: 1951 Profile: Aboard a Minesweeper: Korean Waters._x000D_
52: Historical Snapshot 1951._x000D_
53: 1953 Profile: The Korean War._x000D_
54: Historical Snapshot 1953._x000D_
55: 1954 Profile: Guatemala Battle._x000D_
56: Historical snapshot 1954._x000D_
57: 1960–1969 Introduction._x000D_
58: 1961 Profile: Bay of Pigs, Cuba._x000D_
59: Historical snapshot 1961._x000D_
60: 1966 Profile: Fighting in Vietnam._x000D_
61: Historical Snapshot 1966._x000D_
62: 1969 Profile: Protesting Vietnam._x000D_
63: Historical Snapshot 1969._x000D_
64: 1967 News Feature._x000D_
65: 1970–1979 Introduction._x000D_
66: 1973 Profile: North Vietnam Prison._x000D_
67: Historical Snapshot 1973._x000D_
68: 1973 News Feature._x000D_
69: 1975 News Feature._x000D_
70: 1979 Profile: Guantanamo Bay, Cuba._x000D_
71: Historical Snapshot 1979._x000D_
72: 1980–1989 Introduction._x000D_
73: 1980 Profile: Desert One Mission, Iran._x000D_
74: Historical Snapshot 1980._x000D_
75: 1983 Profile: American Invasion of Grenada._x000D_
76: Historical Snapshot 1983._x000D_
77: 1983 News Feature._x000D_
78: 1989 Profile: Invasion of Panama._x000D_
79: Historical Snapshot 1989._x000D_
80: 1990–1999 Introduction._x000D_
81: 1990 Profile: The Fall of Communism in Romania._x000D_
82: Historical Snapshot 1990._x000D_
83: 1990 News Feature._x000D_
84: 1991 Profile: Operation Desert Storm: Kuwait._x000D_
85: Historical Snapshot 1991._x000D_
86: 1995 Profile: Operation Deliberate Force: Bosnia._x000D_
87: Historical Snapshot 1995._x000D_
88: 2000–2009 Introduction._x000D_
89: 2001 News Feature._x000D_
90: 2001 Profile: War in Afghanistan._x000D_
91: Historical Snapshot 2001._x000D_
92: 2003 Profile: War in Iraq._x000D_
93: Historical Snapshot 2003._x000D_
94: 2003 News Feature._x000D_
95: 2007 News Feature._x000D_
96: 2008 Profile: Training Soldiers to Think and Fight._x000D_
97: Historical Snapshot 2008._x000D_
98: 2010–2015 Introduction._x000D_
99: 2010 News Feature._x000D_
100: 2010 Profile: Treating War's Invisible Wounds._x000D_
101: Historical Snapshot 2010._x000D_
102: 2012 Profile: American Returns Home as a Stranger._x000D_
103: Historical Snapshot 2012._x000D_
104: 2013 News Feature._x000D_
105: 2014 Profile: Navy Salt Still at Sea in the Army Reserve._x000D_
106: Historical Snapshot 2014._x000D_
Further Reading._x000D_
Index._x000D_