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Mid-Colonial, colonies becoming stable, growth and increasing diversity cause social tension in formerly more homogenous colonies, hunger for land causes ongoing conflict with native tribes
Late Colonial, colonies becoming developed and prosperous, enjoying large degree of autonomy and self-sufficiency during period of "Salutary Neglect," England preoccupied with European war and competition
Federal Period; 1st decade w/ Constitution & Federalist Party in power (Hamilton-Jefferson arguments), etc.
Jeffersonian Period, Louisiana Purchase, Lewis & Clark, problems with Britain and France, Marbury v. Madison / Marshall Court era begins
Jacksonian Era; also themes of westward expansion, industrialization, reform movements, and immigration begin
"Manifest Destiny," westward expansion, industrialization, reform movements, immigration continue as dominant themes of this decade
"Roaring 20s" - Progressive Era has ended, conservative themes gain dominance, culture clash between new ideas and traditional values is evident, booming economy and stock market, stock market crash in 1929
Cold War at its height, Brown v. Board of Ed., beginning of the Civil Rights movement, conservative politics (Eisenhower, McCarthy, etc.)
Cold War continues, Vietnam, LBJ's "Great Society," Civil Rights movement peaking, Nixon's 1st election
Reagan - Cold War anti-communism, military spending, national debt, Iran-Contra affair, Berlin Wall Falls, Cold War ending
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