SEATS OF POWER, SEATS OF PANTS
A New Informal, Unfinished History of the United States

The work is dedicated to my grandparents,
SARAH KARISH & MAX & BESSIE SCHECHTER
from whose history I came.


Introduction

1/ Background to the 20th Century I- Industrialization

2/ Background to the 20th Century II- A People in Motion

3/ Background to the 20th Century III- The Crisis of the 90ís

4/ American Foreign Policy during the Progressive Era

5/ The Underside of the Progressive Era- African Americans

6/ The Underside of the Progressive Era- Women

7/ The Underside of the Progressive Era- Radicals

8/ The Progressive Era- One More Change

9/ A Depression Era Spotlight- Black Americans & Trade Unionists

10/ The Homefront During WWII- Ethnic and Racial Groups

11/ A Snapshot of the 50ís

12/ The Civil Rights Movement

13/ A New Radical Movement Emerges- The New Left vs. the Old Left

14) JFK

15/ The Free Speech Movement

16/ Background to the War in Vietnam

17/ The Anti-War Movement

18/ The Pentagon Papers

19/ A Snapshot of the 60ís

20/ A Snapshot of the 70ís & 80ís

 

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