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The soul of America : the battle for our better angels / Jon Meacham.

Meacham, Jon, (author.).

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South Georgia Regional Library System:
      Willis L. Miller Library
NONFIC 973 MEA 2019
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Item details

  • ISBN: 0399589821
  • ISBN: 9780399589829
  • Physical Description: xii, 400 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
  • Edition: Random House trade paperback edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House, 2019.

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To hope rather than to fear -- The confidence of the whole people: visions of the presidency, the ideas of progress and prosperity, and 'We, the people' -- The long shadow of Appomattox: the Lost Cause, the Ku Klux Klan, and Reconstruction -- With soul of flame and temper of steel: "the melting pot," TR and his "bully pulpit," and the progressive promise -- A new and good thing in the world: the triumph of women's suffrage, the Red Scare, and a new Klan -- The crisis of the old order: the Great Depression, Huey Long, the New Deal, and America First -- Have you no sense of decency?: 'making everyone middle class," the GI Bill, McCarthyism, and modern media -- What the hell is the presidency for?: 'segregation forever,' King's crusade, and LBJ in the crucible -- The first duty of an American citizen.
Subject: National characteristics, American.
United States > Civilization.
Social values > United States > History.
Political culture > United States > History.
United States > Politics and government.

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