Explores American life in the 1940s through personal profiles of individuals and families and their lives at home, at work and in the community. Includes lists of significant events and milestones for America.
Provides a look at one of the most tempestuous decades in recent American history, describing the everyday activities of Americans as they dealt first with war, and then a difficult transition to peace and prosperity.
Encompasses two decades of American history, beginning with the farm crisis of the mid-1920s, through the 1929 stock market crash, the gradual recovery during the 1930s with Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal and World War II.
An overview of the Cuban Missile Crisis between the United States and the Soviet Union that brought the world to the brink of nuclear war. Includes biographies of principal figures and primary source documents.
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