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All the people, since 1945 / Joy Hakim.

Hakim, Joy. (Author).

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Lebanon PL - Lebanon Y 973 HIS TS (Text) 34330513038340 Juvenile - Teacher Collection Available -
Lincoln Heritage PL - Dale Main Library 973.92 HAK (Text) 70743000134357 Adult Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780199735020
  • ISBN: 0199735026
  • ISBN: 9780199735532 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0199735530 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 297 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: 4th ed.
  • Publisher: Oxford ; Oxford University Press, [2010]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 284-285) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Preface: About democracy and struggles -- Feature: Building America -- The making of a president -- A major leaguer -- A (very short) history of Russia -- A curtain of iron -- The Marshall Plan -- Feature: Israel and an American peacemaker -- A "lost" election -- Spies -- Tail Gunner Joe -- Liking Ike -- Houses, kids, cars, and fast food -- French Indochina -- Separate but unequal -- Feature: Jim Crow in the far north -- Linda Brown, and others -- Feature: Getting integrated -- MLKs, Senior and Junior -- Rosa Parks was tired -- Three boys and six girls -- Passing the torch -- Feature: A solitary child -- Being president isn't easy -- Some brave children meet a roaring bull -- Standing with Lincoln -- The president's number -- LBJ -- The biggest vote in history -- Salt and pepper the kids -- A King gets a prize and goes to jail -- From Selma to Montgomery -- War in southeast Asia -- Feature: An unwilling guest at the Hanoi Hilton -- Lyndon in trouble -- Feature: A farming village in Vietnam -- Friedan, Schlafly, and friends -- As important as the cotton gin -- Picking and picketing -- "These are times that try men's souls" -- Feature: Civil rights for Native Americans -- Up to the mountain -- A new kind of power -- The counterculture rocks -- Nixon: Vietnam, China, and Watergate -- Feature: Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo -- A congressman and a peanut farmer -- Taking a leading role -- Living on the edge -- The end of the cold war -- A quilt, not a blanket -- Feature: The new technology -- Is it me or we? -- Feature: Picturing ourselves -- The land that never has been yet -- A boy from Hope -- Politics and values -- Feature: Covering up...or just plain lying -- Electing the 21st century's first president -- Of colleges and courts -- Big ideas -- Feature: Watch that briefcase! -- Catastrophe, war, and a new century -- New York and the American way -- War in Iraq -- Blowing in the wind -- The Iraq war continues -- A very brief history of a very complex place -- The great panic -- Both lucky and ready -- Feature: Joining the Supremes -- Where are we going? It's up to us -- Feature: A call to action -- Chronology of events.
Summary, etc.:
Journey through American life from the end of World War II to the present. From Truman, an 'accidental' president whose grandparents remembered the Civil War; to contemporary American history with its wars and wonders. Discusses the democratic potential of the information age never losing sight of the American promise of freedom and equality for all.
Target Audience Note:
940 Lexile.
Subject: United States > History > 1945- > Juvenile literature.
United States > History > 1945-

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