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p. 1239. To the presentlocked

  • Paul S. Boyer

Abstract

History doesn't end, it just continues. Each era seems to be the one of the most significant change. The end of the 1960s led to an era of disorientation in the United States. ‘To the present’ looks at the decades following the turmoil and reform of the 1960s, a period which so far has seen presidential resignation, presidential impeachment, a terrorist attack, contentious foreign wars, and cycles of rancorous politics and economic recessions. It has been a time of anxiety about global climate change and the economic and social future of the nation. How can we summarize America's legacy to date and what lies in the future?

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