People Growth of U. Population The territories of the United States spread across many geographic regions and climates.
For almost a century and a half, America was merely a group of colonies scattered along the eastern seaboard of the North American continent—colonies from which a few hardy souls tentatively ventured westward. After a successful rebellion against the motherland, America became the United States, a nation.
By the end of the 19th century this nation extended southward to the Gulf of Mexiconorthward to the 49th parallel, and westward to the Pacific.
By the end of the 19th century, too, it had taken its place among the powers of the world—its fortunes so interrelated with those of other nations that inevitably it became involved in two world wars and, following these conflicts, with the problems of Europe and East Asia.
All these factors in the development of the United States molded the literature of the country. This article traces the history of American poetrydramafictionand social and literary criticism from the early 17th century through the turn of the 21st century.
For a description of the oral and written literatures of the indigenous peoples of the Americas, see Native American literature. Though the contributions of African Americans to American literature are discussed in this article, see African American literature for in-depth treatment.
For information about literary traditions related to, and at times overlapping with, American literature in English, see English literature and Canadian literature: Canadian literature in English. Page 1 of In the late 19th century Americans fully embraced the concept of American exceptionalism, believing the “United States had a destiny unique among nations to foster democracy and civilization.” With this ideology, Social Darwinism, Anglo-Saxon, naval expansion, and the need for market promoted the rise to imperialism in the United States.
The World in the Earlyth Century. A rare set of international circumstances gave the United States the luxury to concentrate on domestic expansion during the middle of the 19th century, because the country faced no serious .
The World in the Earlyth Century A rare set of international circumstances gave the United States the luxury to concentrate on domestic expansion during the middle of the 19th century, because the country faced no serious external threats until the Civil War ().
20th-century industrial growth and progressive reform in America. Teachers.
Teachers Home Lessons and Ideas Books and Authors Twentieth Century: Society in the United States. (the homicide rate had quadrupled in New York in the last two decades of the 19th century), and widespread prostitution were coupled with health problems: .
Until the late 19th century, immigration to the United States was unrestricted, and immigrants came freely from all parts of the world. However, the areas of the world contributing the largest share of immigrants have shifted during the course of America’s history.
“An analysis of the popular culture of the United States from to reveals deep class, gender and ethnic or racial divisions.” Assess the validity of this statement. It is possible that the economic divisions of the reconstruction and corporate industrial era led to the creation of.