This book focuses on the U.S. foreign and domestic policies, at points noting how the two are necessarily related. It includes brief analyses of developments elsewhere in the world to help students understand the foreign policy.
1. 1890s: The Beginnings of Modern America 2. 1900–1917: The Progressive Era 3. 1900–1917: A Progressive Foreign Policy—From Peace to War 4. 1917–1920: The Failure of World War I 5. 1920–1929: The New Era 6. 1929–1936: The Depression and the New Deal 7. 1933–1941: Hard Times—Politics and Society 8. 1929–1941: The Big Breakdown—The United States and the World