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America's History in the Making

Global America

A Visit from the Old Mistress. 2176. dup of 2211

From the 1970s to the present, conservatism, globalization, and an emphasis on individual rights and non-discrimination have changed the United States. Conservatism has sought to limit the role of the federal government, advance the market economy, and return the nation to a faith-based society. Globalization further integrated the United States with the world through immigration, trade, and the exchange of popular culture. Inspired by the civil rights movement, a variety of groups sought to expand their rights.Start Here

Themes

The Freedmen's Bureau

The rise of conservatism has limited the role of the federal government, promoted the market forces driving globalization, and raised issues of morality and religion in the public sphere. More

Arrival of Negro family in the lines

Cultural diversity and egalitarianism continue to shape American society through globalization, immigration, and an emphasis on individual rights and non-discrimination. More

A golden spike was driven at Promontory Point, Utah

As the United States emerged from the Cold War in the early 1990s, the processes of globalization—such as immigration, trade, and the sharing of popular culture—have linked Americans closely to the rest of the world. More

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