The Reader's Companion to American History

Editors: Foner, Eric and Garraty, John Arthur
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-54-756134-9
Category: History - United States -- History
Image Count: 10
Book Status: Available
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The Reader's Companion to American History offers a fresh, absorbing portrait of the United States from the origins of its native peoples to the nation's complex identity in the 1990s. Covering political, economic, cultural, and social history, and combining hundreds of short descriptive entries with longer evaluative articles, the encyclopedia is informative, engaging, and a pleasure to read.

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Table of Contents

  • Advisory Board
  • Tables and Maps
  • Contributors
  • Contributors of Unsigned Entries
  • Staff
  • Introduction
  • A
  • ABLEMAN V. BOOTH
  • ABOLITIONIST MOVEMENT
  • ABORTION
  • ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONISM
  • ADAMS, ABIGAIL
  • ADAMS, HENRY
  • ADAMS, JOHN
  • ADAMS, JOHN QUINCY
  • ADAMS, SAMUEL
  • ADAMS-ONÍS TREATY
  • ADVERTISING
  • AFFIRMATIVE ACTION
  • AFRICA-U.S. RELATIONS
  • AGRICULTURE
  • ALABAMA CLAIMS
  • ALASKA PURCHASE
  • ALBANY REGENCY
  • ALGER HISS CASE
  • ALIEN AND SEDITION ACTS
  • A.M.E. CHURCH
  • AMERICA IN THE BRITISH EMPIRE
  • AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION
  • AMERICAN DILEMMA, AN
  • AMERICAN INDEPENDENT PARTY
  • AMERICAN WOMAN SUFFRAGE ASSOCIATION
  • ANDERSON, MARIAN
  • ANTHONY, SUSAN B.
  • ANTICOMMUNISM
  • ANTIFEDERALISTS
  • ANTI-MASONS
  • ANTITRUST MOVEMENT
  • ARCHITECTURE
  • ARMED FORCES
  • ARMORY SHOW
  • ARMY-Mc CARTHY HEARINGS
  • ARTHUR, CHESTER A.
  • ARTICLES CONFEDERATION
  • ASHCAN SCHOOL
  • ASSOCIATION (1774)
  • ASTOR, JOHN JACOB
  • ATLANTIC CHARTER
  • AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES
  • AUSTIN, STEPHEN F.
  • AUTOMOBILES
  • AVIATION
  • B
  • BACON'S REBELLION
  • BAKER, JOSEPHINE
  • BAKER V. CARR
  • BALDWIN, JAMES
  • BALLINGER-PINCHOT CONTROVERSY
  • BANCROFT, GEORGE
  • BANKING
  • BANK OF THE UNITED STATES
  • BANNEKER, BENJAMIN
  • BARBARY WARS
  • BARTON, CLARA
  • BARUCH, BERNARD M.
  • BASEBALL
  • BAY OF PIGS INVASION
  • BEECHER, CATHARINE
  • BELL, ALEXANDER GRAHAM
  • BELLOW, SAUL
  • BENNETT, JAMES GORDONSR BENNETT, JAMES GORDONJR.
  • BERLIN, IRVING
  • BERLIN BLOCKADE
  • BERRY, CHUCK
  • BETHUNE, MARY McLEOD
  • BILL OF RIGHTS
  • BIRTH CONTROL
  • BIRTHRATE AND MORTALITY
  • BLACK, HUGO
  • BLACK CHURCHES
  • BLACK CODES
  • BLACK GHETTOS
  • BLACK, HAWK
  • BLACK HAWK WAR
  • BLACK NATIONALISM
  • BLACK POWER
  • BLAINE, JAMES G.
  • BLEEDING KANSAS
  • BOK, EDWARD
  • BONNIN, GERTRUDE
  • BOONE, DANIELd
  • BORAH, WILLIAM E.
  • BOSTON MASSACRE
  • BOURKE-WHITE, MARGARET
  • BRADFORD, WILLIAM
  • BRADLEY, OMAR
  • BRADY, MATHEW
  • BRAIN TRUST
  • BROTHERHOOD OF SLEEPING CAR PORTERS
  • BROWNSVILLE AFFAIR
  • BRUCE, BLANCHE K.
  • BRYAN, WILLIAM JENNINGS
  • BUCHANAN, JAMES
  • BUCKLEY, WILLIAM F., JR.
  • BUNCHE, RALPH
  • BURGER, WARREN
  • BURR, AARON
  • BUSH, GEORGE
  • C
  • CAGE, JOHN
  • CALDER, ALEXANDER
  • CALHOUN, JOHN C.
  • CAMP DAVID ACCORD
  • CARDOZO, BENJAMIN
  • CARIBBEAN-U.S. RELATIONS
  • CARNEGIE, ANDREW
  • CARPETBAGGERS
  • CARTER, JIMMY
  • CARVER, GEORGE WASHINGTON
  • CASSATT, MARY
  • CATHER, WILLA
  • CATT, CARRIE CHAPMAN
  • CENSUS
  • CENTENNIAL EXPOSITION
  • CHAPLIN, CHARLIE
  • CHARLES RIVER BRIDGE V. WARREN BRIDGE
  • CHAVEZ, CESAR
  • CHEROKEE NATION V. GEORGIA
  • CHICAGO SEVEN
  • CHILDHOOD
  • CHILD LABOR
  • CHINESE EXCLUSION ACT
  • CHRISTIAN SCIENCE
  • CITY GOVERNMENT
  • CITY PLANNING
  • CIVILIAN CONSERVATION CORPS
  • CIVIL SERVICE REFORM
  • CIVIL WAR
  • CLEVELAND, GROVER
  • CODY, BUFFALO BILL
  • COERCIVE ACTS
  • COLD WAR
  • COLONIAL CULTURE
  • COLONIAL ECONOMY
  • COLONIAL GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS
  • COLONIAL WARS
  • COLUMBIAN EXCHANGE
  • COMMON SENSE
  • COMMUNIST PARTY
  • COMPROMISE OF 1877
  • CONGRESS OF INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATIONS
  • CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTION
  • CONSCRIPTION
  • CONSERVATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL MOVEMENTS
  • CONSERVATISM
  • CONSTITUTION
  • CONSTITUTIONAL UNION PARTY
  • COOKERY
  • COOLEY, THOMAS
  • COOLIDGE, CALVIN
  • COOPER, JAMES FENIMORE
  • COPLAND, AARON
  • COPLEY, JOHN SINGLETON
  • COPPERHEADS
  • CORRUPTION
  • COTTON
  • COTTON GIN
  • COURT-PACKING PLAN
  • COXEY'S ARMY
  • CRANE, STEPHEN
  • CRAZY, HORSE
  • CRÉDIT MOBILIER OF AMERICA
  • CRITTENDEN COMPROMISE
  • CUFFE, PAUL
  • CUMMINGS, E. E.
  • CUOMO, MARIO
  • CUSTER, GEORGE ARMSTRONG
  • D
  • DALEY, RICHARD
  • DANCE
  • DARTMOUTH COLLEGE V. WOODWARD
  • DAWES PLAN
  • DAY, DOROTHY
  • D-DAY
  • DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE
  • DEISM
  • DELANY, MARTIN R.
  • DeMILLE, CECIL B.
  • DEMOCRACY IN AMERICA
  • DEPRESSIONS
  • DEWEY, GEORGE
  • DEWEY, JOHN
  • DICKINSON, EMILY
  • DISNEY, WALT
  • DIVORCE
  • DIX, DOROTHEA
  • DIXIECRAT PARTY
  • DOMESTIC WORK
  • DOUGLAS, STEPHEN A.
  • DOUGLAS, WILLIAM O.
  • DOUGLASS, FREDERICK
  • DRAFT RIOTS
  • DREISER, THEODORE
  • DRUGS
  • DU BOIS, W. E. B.
  • DUELING
  • DUNCAN, ISADORA
  • du PONT, ALFRED I.
  • DUST BOWL
  • E
  • EAKINS, THOMAS
  • EARHART, AMELIA
  • EASTMAN, CRYSTAL
  • EASTMAN, GEORGE
  • ECONOMIC GROWTH
  • EDDY, MARY BAKER
  • EDISON, THOMAS A.
  • EDUCATION
  • EINSTEIN, ALBERT
  • EISENHOWER, DWIGHT D.
  • ELECTIONS
  • ELLINGTON, DUKE
  • ELLISON, RALPH
  • EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION AND THIRTEENTH AMENDMENT
  • EMBARGO ACT OF 1807
  • ENTAIL
  • EQUAL RIGHTS AMENDMENT
  • ESPIONAGE
  • ETHNICITY
  • EVANGELICALISM
  • EXPANSION, CONTINENTAL AND OVERSEAS
  • EXPATRIATES AND EXILES
  • EXPLORATION OF NORTH AMERICA
  • F
  • FAIR DEAL
  • FARMERS’ ALLIANCE
  • FAULKNER, WILLIAM
  • FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION
  • FEDERALIST PAPERS
  • FEDERAL THEATRE PROJECT
  • FEDERAL WRITERS’ PROJECT
  • FENIAN BROTHERHOOD
  • FIELD, MARSHALL
  • FILLMORE, MILLARD
  • FIRE DEPARTMENTS
  • FITZGERALD, ELLA
  • FITZGERALD, F. SCOTT
  • FLETCHER V. PECK
  • FOLK ART
  • FOOTBALL
  • FORD, GERALD
  • FORD, HENRY
  • FOREIGN VIEWS OF AMERICA
  • FORTUNE, T. THOMAS
  • FOUR FREEDOMS
  • FRANCE-U.S. RELATIONS
  • FRANKFURTER, FELIX
  • FRANKLIN, BENJAMIN
  • FRATERNAL SOCIETIES
  • FREEDMEN'S BUREAU
  • FREEDOM OF THE PRESS
  • FREEDOM RIDES
  • FREE NEGROES, 1619-1860
  • FREEPORT DOCTRINE
  • FRENCH AND SPANISH SETTLEMENTS
  • FRICK, HENRY CLAY
  • FRIEDAN, BETTY
  • FROST, ROBERT
  • FUGITIVE SLAVE LAW
  • FULTON, ROBERT
  • FUNDAMENTAL CONSTITUTIONS OF CAROLINA
  • G
  • GADSDEN PURCHASE
  • GAG RULE
  • GARBO, GRETA
  • GARFIELD, JAMES A.
  • GARRISON, WILLIAM LLOYD
  • GARVEY, MARCUS
  • GATLING GUN
  • GENTLEMEN'S AGREEMENT
  • GERMANY-U.S. RELATIONS
  • GERONIMO
  • GERRYMANDER
  • GETTY, JEAN PAUL
  • GETTYSBURG ADDRESS
  • G.I. BILL
  • GILMAN, CHARLOTTE PERKINS
  • GINSBERG, ALLEN
  • GLORIOUS REVOLUTION
  • GOLDMAN, EMMA
  • GOLD RUSHES
  • GOMPERS, SAMUEL
  • GOODMAN, BENNY
  • GOOD NEIGHBOR POLICY
  • GOVERNMENT AND THE ECONOMY
  • GRAHAM, BILLY
  • GRAHAM, MARTHA
  • GRAMM-RUDMAN ACT
  • GRANT, ULYSSES S.
  • GREAT AWAKENING
  • GREAT SOCIETY
  • GREELEY, HORACE
  • GREENBACK PARTY
  • GRIMKÉ, ANGELINA and GRIMKÉ, SARAH
  • GRISWOLD V. CONNECTICUT
  • GULF OF TONKIN RESOLUTION
  • GUTHRIE, WOODY
  • H
  • HALF-WAY COVENANT
  • HAMILTON, ALICE
  • HAMILTON, EDITH
  • HANCOCK, JOHN
  • HANNA, MARCUS ALONZO
  • HARDING, WARREN G.
  • HARLAN, JOHN MARSHALL
  • HARLEM RENAISSANCE
  • HARRINGTON, MICHAEL
  • HARRISON, BENJAMIN
  • HARRISON, WILLIAM HENRY
  • HARTFORD CONVENTION OF 1814
  • HAWAII ANNEXATION
  • HAYES, RUTHERFORD B.
  • HAYMARKET AFFAIR
  • HEARST, WILLIAM RANDOLPH
  • HEMINGWAY, ERNEST
  • HENRY, PATRICK
  • HISTORY AND HISTORIANS
  • HOFFMAN, ABBIE
  • HOFSTADTER, RICHARD
  • HOLMES, OLIVER WENDELL, JR.
  • HOLOCAUST, AMERICAN RESPONSE TO THE
  • HOMER, WINSLOW
  • HOMESTEAD ACT
  • HOMOSEXUALITY
  • HOOVER, HERBERT
  • HOOVER, J. EDGAR
  • HORNEY, KAREN
  • HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
  • HOUSE UN-AMERICAN ACTIVITIES COMMITTEE
  • HOUSING
  • HOUSTON, SAM
  • HOWELLS, WILLIAM DEAN
  • HUDSON RIVER SCHOOL
  • HUGHES, LANGSTON
  • HUNDRED DAYS
  • HUTCHINS, ROBERT MAYNARD
  • HUTCHINSON, ANNE
  • HUTCHINSON, THOMAS
  • HYDROGEN BOMB
  • I
  • IMMIGRATION
  • IMMIGRATION RESTRICTION LEAGUE
  • IMPRESSMENT CONTROVERSY
  • INDENTURED SERVITUDE
  • INDEPENDENT TREASURY
  • INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION
  • INDUSTRIAL WORKERS OF THE WORLD
  • INTERNATIONAL COMMERCE
  • INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
  • IRAN HOSTAGE CRISIS
  • ISOLATIONISM
  • IVES, CHARLES
  • J
  • JACKSON, ANDREW
  • JACKSON, JESSE
  • JACKSON, THOMAS J. (STONEWALL)
  • JACKSONIAN DEMOCRACY
  • JACOBI, MARY PUTNAM
  • JAMES, HENRY
  • JAMES, WILLIAM
  • JAPANESE-AMERICAN RELOCATION
  • JAY'S TREATY
  • JEFFERSON, THOMAS
  • JEFFERSONIAN DEMOCRACY
  • JEWS
  • JOHN BIRCH SOCIETY
  • JOHNSON, ANDREW
  • JOHNSON, JAMES WELDON
  • JOHNSON, LYNDON B.
  • JOHNSON, PHILIP
  • JONES, ABSALOM
  • JONES, JOHN PAUL
  • JONES, MARY HARRIS (MOTHER JONES)
  • JOSEPH (CHIEF JOSEPH)
  • JUDICIAL REVIEW
  • JUDICIARY ACT OF 1789
  • K
  • KANSAS-NEBRASKA ACT
  • KELLEY, FLORENCE
  • KELLOGG-BRIAND PACT
  • KENNEDY, JOHN F.
  • KENNEDY, ROBERT F.
  • KENT STATE INCIDENT
  • KEY, FRANCIS SCOTT
  • KING, BILLIE JEAN
  • KING, ERNEST
  • KING, MARTIN LUTHER JR.
  • KING PHILIP'S WAR
  • KITCHEN CABINET
  • KNOW-NOTHING PARTY
  • KROC, RAY
  • KU, KLUX KLAN
  • L
  • LABOR
  • LA GUARDIA, FIORELLO
  • LANGE, DOROTHEA
  • LANGUAGE
  • LATIN AMERICA-U.S. RELATIONS
  • LAWRENCE, ERNEST
  • LAWRENCE, JACOB
  • LAWRENCE STRIKE
  • LEE, ANN
  • LEE, ROBERT E.
  • LEGAL TENDER CASES
  • LEND-LEASE ACT
  • LEVITTOWNS
  • LEWIS, SINCLAIR
  • LEWIS AND CLARK EXPEDITION
  • LIBERTY LEAGUE
  • LIBRARIES AND MUSEUMS
  • LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
  • LINCOLN, ABRAHAM
  • LINCOLN-DOUGLAS DEBATES
  • LINDBERGH, CHARLES A.
  • LIPPMANN, WALTER
  • LITERATURE
  • LOCHNER V. NEW YORK
  • LONG, HUEY
  • LONGFELLOW, HENRY WADSWORTH
  • LOUIS, JOE
  • LOUISIANA PURCHASE
  • LOWELL SYSTEM
  • LYCEUMS
  • M
  • MacARTHUR, DOUGLAS
  • MADISON, JAMES
  • MAGAZINES AND NEWSPAPERS
  • MAHAN, ALFRED THAYER
  • MAILER, NORMAN
  • MAIL-ORDER HOUSES
  • MALCOLM, X
  • MANHATTAN PROJECT
  • MANN, HORACE
  • MAPP V. OHIO
  • MARCHES ON WASHINGTON: 1941, 1963
  • MARRIED WOMEN'S PROPERTY ACTS
  • MARSHALL, JOHN
  • MARSHALL, THURGOOD
  • MARSHALL PLAN
  • MATHER, INCREASE, and MATHER, COTTON
  • MAYER, LOUIS B.
  • MAYFLOWER COMPACT
  • McCARTHY, JOSEPH R.
  • McCLELLAN, GEORGE B.
  • McCORMICK CYRUS
  • McCULLOCH V. MARYLAND
  • McGUFFEY'S READER
  • MEAD, MARGARET
  • MEDICAID
  • MEDICINE
  • MELLON, ANDREW
  • MELVILLE, HERMAN
  • MENCKEN, H. L.
  • MEXICAN WAR
  • MEXICO-U.S. RELATIONS
  • MICHELSON, ALBERT
  • MIDDLE COLONIES
  • MIDDLE EAST-U.S. RELATIONS
  • MIDDLETOWN
  • MILLER, ARTHUR
  • MINOR V. HAPPERSETT
  • MISSIONARIES
  • MISSOURI COMPROMISE
  • MODEL T FORD
  • MONROE, JAMES
  • MONROE, MARILYN
  • MONROE DOCTRINE
  • MONTEZUMA, CARLOS
  • MOORE, MARIANNE
  • MORENO, LUISA
  • MORGAN, J. PIERPONT
  • MORMONS
  • MORRILL LAND GRANT ACT
  • MORRIS, ROBERT
  • MORSE, SAMUEL F. B.
  • MOTT, LUCRETIA
  • MOVIES
  • MUCKRAKERS
  • MULLER V. OREGON
  • MUÑOZ, MARÍN LUIS
  • MUSIC
  • N
  • NADER, RALPH
  • NAST, THOMAS
  • NATIONAL AMERICAN WOMAN SUFFRAGE ASSOCIATION
  • NATIONAL DEBT
  • NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS ACT
  • NATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR WOMEN
  • NATIONAL ROAD
  • NATIONAL WOMAN SUFFRAGE ASSOCIATION
  • NEUTRALITY ACTS
  • NEW DEAL
  • NEW ENGLAND COLONIES
  • NEW FREEDOM
  • NEW LEFT
  • NEW SOUTH
  • NIEBUHR, REINHOLD
  • NIMITZ, CHESTER
  • NIXON, RICHARD M.
  • NOGUCHI, ISAMU
  • NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION
  • NUCLEAR POWER
  • NUCLEAR WEAPONS: ORIGINS AND LEGACY
  • NULLIFICATION CONTROVERSY
  • NUREMBERG TRIALS
  • O
  • O‘CONNOR, SANDRA DAY
  • OIL INDUSTRY
  • O‘KEEFFE, GEORGIA
  • O‘NEILL, EUGENE
  • OPEC OIL CRISIS
  • OPPENHEIMER, J. ROBERT
  • OREGON TRAIL
  • OWENS, JESSE
  • P
  • PAINE, THOMAS
  • PAINTING AND SCULPTURE
  • PARIS, TREATY OF (1783)
  • PATERSON SILK STRIKE
  • PEACE CORPS
  • PEI, I. M.
  • PEOPLE'S PARTY
  • PERSHING, JOHN J.
  • PERSONAL LIBERTY LAWS
  • PHILANTHROPY
  • PHILIP (KING PHILIP)
  • PHILIPPINES
  • PHOTOGRAPHY
  • PIERCE, FRANKLIN
  • PINKERTONS
  • PLATT AMENDMENT
  • POCAHONTAS
  • POE, EDGAR ALLAN
  • POLICE FORCES
  • POLK, JAMES K.
  • POLLOCK, JACKSON
  • PONTIAC
  • PONY EXPRESS
  • POPULAR SOVEREIGNTY
  • PORTER, COLE
  • POTSDAM CONFERENCE
  • POVERTY
  • PRESIDENCY
  • PRESLEY, ELVIS
  • PRIMOGENITURE
  • PROGRESSIVE PARTIES: 1912, 1924, 1948
  • PROHIBITION AND TEMPERANCE
  • PROSTITUTION
  • PUBLIC LAND POLICY
  • PUBLIC OPINION POLLING
  • PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
  • PUBLIC WORKS ADMINISTRATION
  • PUERTO RICO
  • PULLMAN STRIKE
  • PURITANISM
  • Q
  • QUAKERS
  • QUARTERING ACTS
  • R
  • RACIAL DESEGREGATION
  • RADICALISM
  • RADIO AND TELEVISION
  • RAILROADS
  • RAILROAD STRIKE OF 1877
  • RANKIN, JEANNETTE
  • RATIFICATION OF THE CONSTITUTION
  • REAGAN, RONALD
  • REBELLIONS
  • RECONSTRUCTION
  • REDEEMERS
  • REHNQUIST, WILLIAM
  • RELIGION
  • REPORT ON MANUFACTURES
  • REPUBLICAN PARTY
  • REVERE, PAUL
  • REVOLUTION
  • ROBBER BARONS
  • ROBESON, PAUL
  • ROBINSON, JACKIE
  • ROCKEFELLER, JOHN D.
  • ROE V. WADE
  • ROOSEVELT, ELEANOR
  • ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN D.
  • ROOSEVELT, THEODORE
  • ROOSEVELT COROLLARY
  • RUTH, BABE
  • S
  • SACCO-VANZETTI CASE
  • SALEM WITCH TRIALS
  • SALK, JONAS
  • SANGER, MARGARET
  • SANITARY COMMISSION
  • SCALAWAGS
  • SCOPES TRIAL
  • SECESSION
  • SECOND GREAT AWAKENING
  • SEGREGATION
  • SENATE
  • SENECA FALLS CONVENTION
  • SETTLEMENT HOUSES
  • SEVEN YEARS’ WAR
  • SHAKERS
  • SHERMAN, WILLIAM TECUMSEH
  • SINATRA, FRANK
  • SIT-DOWN STRIKES
  • SLAUGHTERHOUSE CASES
  • SMITH, JOHN
  • SMITH, JOSEPH
  • SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION
  • SOCIAL GOSPEL
  • SOCIALIST PARTY
  • SOCIAL SECURITY
  • SONS OF LIBERTY
  • SOUTHERN COLONIES
  • SOUTHERN TENANT FARMERS’ UNION
  • SPACE PROGRAM
  • SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR
  • SPECIE CIRCULAR
  • SPOCK, BENJAMIN
  • SPOILS SYSTEM
  • STAMP ACT
  • STATUE OF LIBERTY
  • STEIN, GERTRUDE
  • STEINBECK, JOHN
  • STEINEM, GLORIA
  • STEVENS, THADDEUS
  • STEVENS, WALLACE
  • STIMSON, HENRY L.
  • STONE, HARLAN FISKE
  • STOWE, HARRIET BEECHER
  • STRATEGIC ARMS LIMITATION TALKS
  • STUDENT NON-VIOLENT COORDINATING COMMITTEE
  • STUYVESANT, PETER
  • SUBTREASURY LAND AND LOAN SYSTEM
  • SUFFRAGE
  • SUGAR ACT
  • SUMNER, CHARLES
  • SUNBELT
  • T
  • TAFT, WILLIAM HOWARD
  • TAFT-HARTLEY ACT
  • TANEY, ROGER B.
  • TARIFF
  • TAYLOR, ZACHARY
  • TAYLORISM
  • TECUMSEH
  • TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY
  • TET OFFENSIVE
  • TEXTILE INDUSTRY
  • THEATER
  • THIRD PARTIES
  • THOMSON, VIRGIL
  • THOREAU, HENRY DAVID
  • THORPE, JIM
  • THREE MILE ISLAND
  • TOBACCO
  • TOWNSEND PLAN
  • TRAIL OF TEARS
  • TRANSPORTATION REVOLUTION
  • TRIANGLE SHIRTWAIST FIRE
  • TRUMAN, HARRY S.
  • TRUMAN DOCTRINE
  • TUBMAN, HARRIET
  • TURNER, FREDERICK JACKSON
  • TWAIN, MARK
  • TWEED RING
  • U
  • U-2 AFFAIR
  • UNCLE TOM'S CABIN
  • UNEMPLOYMENT
  • UNITED STATES V. E. C. KNIGHT CO.
  • URBAN BOSSES AND MACHINE POLITICS
  • URBANIZATION
  • UTOPIAN COMMUNITIES
  • V
  • VACATIONS AND RESORTS
  • VAN BUREN, MARTIN
  • VANDERBILT, CORNELIUS
  • VEBLEN, THORSTEIN
  • VERSAILLES TREATY AND LEAGUE OF NATIONS
  • VICE PRESIDENCY
  • VIETNAM WAR
  • VIRGINIA AND KENTUCKY RESOLUTIONS
  • VON NEUMANN, JOHN
  • W
  • WADE-DAVIS BILL
  • WALKER, DAVID
  • WALLACE, DeWITT
  • WALLACE, GEORGE C.
  • WAR HAWKS
  • WAR OF 1812
  • WARREN, EARL
  • WASHINGTON, BOOKER T.
  • WASHINGTON, GEORGE
  • WATERGATE SCANDAL
  • WAYNE, JOHN
  • WEALTH AND ITS DISTRIBUTION
  • WEBSTER, DANIEL
  • WEBSTER-HAYNE DEBATE
  • WELLES, ORSON
  • WELLS-BARNETT, IDA B.
  • WHARTON, EDITH
  • WHIG PARTY
  • WHISTLER, JAMES McNEILL
  • WHITE, EDWARD D.
  • WHITMAN, WALT
  • WHITNEY, ELI
  • WILLARD, FRANCES
  • WILLIAMS, ROGER
  • WILLIAMS, TENNESSEE
  • WILLIAMS, WILLIAM CARLOS
  • WILMOT PROVISO
  • WINTHROP, JOHN
  • WOMAN'S CHRISTIAN TEMPERANCE UNION
  • WOMEN'S TRADE UNION LEAGUE
  • WOODHULL, VICTORIA
  • WOODSON, CARTER G.
  • WOOLMAN, JOHN
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