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Constructing American Past, Volume 2

Constructing American Past, Volume 2 - 6th edition

ISBN13: 978-0321482037

Cover of Constructing American Past, Volume 2 6TH 08 (ISBN 978-0321482037)
ISBN13: 978-0321482037
ISBN10: 0321482034
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 6TH 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: Longman, Inc.
Published: 2008
International: No

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Constructing American Past, Volume 2 - 6TH 08 edition

ISBN13: 978-0321482037

Elliott J. Gorn, Randy Roberts and Terry D. Bilhartz

ISBN13: 978-0321482037
ISBN10: 0321482034
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 6TH 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: Longman, Inc.
Published: 2008
International: No
Summary

Constructing the American Pastexplores U.S. history through letters, articles, journalistic sources, photographs and posters. This book achieves a level of inclusion and depth rarely found in other primary source collections. Each chapter focuses on a particular problem or moment in American history, and provides readers with several points of view. The photographs, posters and maps included also ask the reader to ldquo;readrdquo; the visual sources of American history. Explores U.S. history through letters, articles, journalistic sources, photographs, and posters. U.S History Primary Sources. Anyone interested in exploring US History through documents, letters, articles, and other primary sources.

Table of Contents

Volume II (Each Chapter begins with "Historical Context" and concludes with "Postscript Questions," "Defining Terms," "Probing the Sources," "Interpreting the Sources," and "Additional Reading." Preface. Introduction.

1. Reconstruction and the Rise of the Ku Klux Klan. Initiation Oath of the Knights of White Camelia. Testimony of Victims of the Ku Klux Klan. Congressional Inquiry into Klan Activities. Hon. Job E. Stevenson of Ohio,Speech to the House of Representatives. Benjamin Bryant, FromExperience of a Northern Man Among the Ku-Klux. W.H. Gannon, "How to Extirpate Ku-Kluxism from the South."

2. The Great Strike of 1877. "Fair Wages" by a Striker. "The Recent Strikes" by the President of the Pennsylvania Railroad. Allan Pinkerton, fromStrikers, Communists, Tramps and Detectives. Samuel Gompers, "...A Declaration of Protest in the Name of American Manhood..." Marry Harris "Mother" Jones, "The Great Uprising." Henry Ward Beecher, "There Is No Rich Class and No Working Class Under the Law."

3. When Cultures Collide: Wounded Knee. Z.A. Parker, "The Ghost Dance Observed." Letters from Reservations by United States Agents. Selwyn's Interview with Kuwapi, "...No White People in the Other World..." "...Indians Armed to the Teeth..." "...Defrauding Us of Vested Rights..." Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, 1891. Three Letters by Military Leaders. Eyewitness Reports of Indians Interviewed by the Office of Indian Affairs. Government and Military Statements on Wounded Knee.

4. New Americans: The Immigrants. Jacob Riis, "Little Italy." Rocco Corresca, "The Biography of a Bootblack." Jacob Riis, "Chinatown." Lee Chew, "The Biography of a Chinaman." Jacob Riis, "Jewtown." Rose Schneiderman, "A Cap Maker's Story."

5. Building an Empire: America and the Philippines. Albert J. Beveridge, "The March of the Flag." William Graham Sumner, "The Conquest of the United States by Spain." Theodore Roosevelt, "The Strenuous Life." Press Opposition to the War. Theodore Roosevelt, "National Duties". Proceedings of the Congressional Committee on the Philippines.

6. The Woman Rebel: Margaret Sanger and the Birth Control Movement. Margaret Sanger, FromThe Woman Rebel. Anthony Comstock's Views on Birth Control. Margaret Sanger, FromThe Case for Birth Control.

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Constructing American Past, Volume 2 - 7th edition

ISBN13: 978-0205773633
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