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Chronology of 20th-Century America
  • Authored by: Melinda Corey
  • From the Series: Decades of American History
  • Trim Size: 7-3/8 x 9-1/4
  • ISBN-10: 0816056463
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-8160-5646-0
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $35.00
  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 10/01/2005
  • Dewey Number: 973.91
  • Reading Level: Grades 5-8
  • Pages: 128

Summary

Covering innovations in science, the arts, developments in industry, political and economic developments, contributions by women and African Americans, and much more, this year-by-year chronology of the 20th century lists significant events that occurred from January 1900 until December 1999. Each chapter opens with a brief summary of a particular decade and lists the events of that decade broken down by year, making it easy for readers to review the most important events of a particular year. An invaluable addition to the Decades of American History set, Chronology of 20th-Century America rounds out this user-friendly set, presenting a broad range of important events in American history.

Coverage includes:

  • World War I
  • The Roaring Twenties
  • The Great Depression and the New Deal
  • World War II
  • The Cold War
  • The space race
  • The civil rights movement
  • The advent of the computer age
  • The Persian Gulf War
  • The end of the millennium.

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Specifications

Black-and-white photographs and illustrations. Glossary. Further reading. Box features. Index.

About the Author(s)

Melinda Corey holds a B.A. and an M.A. in English from the University of Chicago and an M.F.A. in nonfiction writing from Columbia University School of the Arts. She is the author or coauthor of more than 30 nonfiction books, including American Film Institute Desk Reference, Facts About the 20th Century, and Life and Times in 20th Century America: 1900–1919.

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