Discover the latest volume in the popular American Decades series.

The second decade of the twenty-first century was an incredible time of change in the United States. From the introduction of the iPad to the #MeToo movement to the presidency of Donald Trump, each year added greater insight. American Decades: 2010–2019 is the premiere source to explore and analyze modern, culturally relevant social and historical topics of this era.  

Designed for readers in high school and beyond, American Decades: 2010–2019 examines the events, people, and social trends that impacted contemporary history. It is a comprehensive survey of this portion of the twenty-first century, covering famous people and major events that shaped American history from 2010 to 2019 in more than a dozen historical categories. This resource is organized into chapters: The Arts; Business and the Economy; Education; Fashion; Government and Politics; Law and Justice; Lifestyles and Social Trends; Media; Medicine and Health; Religion; Science and Technology; and Sports.

Print ISBN: 9781414486260
eBook ISBN: 9781414486161

Key features:

  • Supports general and advanced curricula in social studies and history, including critical-thinking skills, development of chronological thinking, historical comprehension, historical analysis and interpretation, and historical research capabilities.
  • Contains new information in chapters that cover all disciplines. Each chapter contains the same sections—Chronology, Overview, Topics in the News, Headline Makers, People in the News, Awards, Deaths, and Publications.
  • Features 275 full-color photos, illustrations, graphs, and maps.
  • Provides a cumulative list of further readings at the end of every chapter.
  • Offers a comprehensive, two-level index for increased findability.

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