Contents

THE DIVIDE THAT BINDS (INTRO)

THE RISE OF PARTIES

THE FIRST PRESIDENTS

THE JACKSON YEARS

RISE OF THE WHIGS

WHIGS' LAST STAND

A NATION DIVIDED

REPUBLICAN RULE

THE GILDED AGE

ROOSEVELT RIDES IN

WAR, DEPRESSION, A NEW DEAL

THE '50S

THE '60S

THE '70S

THE '80S

THE '90S