A People’s History of the United States

Volume II: The Civil War to the Present

An abridged classroom edition of Howard Zinn’s bestselling history of the United States, with teaching materials to accompany each chapter

Like Volume I, each chapter in Volume II provides exercises and teaching materials that allow students to begin a critical inquiry into the American past. Volume II covers the Civil War through the present, with new chapters on the Clinton Presidency, the 2000 elections, and the “war on terrorism.”

Books by Howard Zinn

A People’s History of the United States
Volume I: American Beginnings to Reconstruction

Howard Zinn

The Indispensable Zinn
The Essential Writings of the “People’s Historian”

Howard Zinn, Timothy Patrick McCarthy

The Cold War and the University
Toward an Intellectual History of the Postwar Years

Noam Chomsky, Ira Katznelson, R.C. Lewontin, David Montgomery, Laura Nader, Richard Ohmann, Ray Siever, Immanuel Wallerstein, Howard Zinn

A People’s History of the United States
Abridged Teaching Edition

Howard Zinn