Summary: This collection of primary sources includes both classic and lesser-known documents describing the rich mosaic of American life from the pre-contact era to the present day. The sources, both public and private documents-ranging from letters, diary excerpts, stories, novels, to speeches, court cases, and government reports-tell the story of American history in the words of those who lived it. Split between two volumes, this chronological text is conveniently tailored to match the sp
Summary: This collection of primary sources includes both classic and lesser-known documents describing the rich mosaic of American life from the pre-contact era to the present day. The sources, both public and private documents-ranging from letters, diary excerpts, stories, novels, to speeches, court cases, and government reports-tell the story of American history in the words of those who lived it. Split between two volumes, this chronological text is conveniently tailored to match the split volumes of the survey text it accompanies. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:REV 08 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Prentice Hall, Inc. Published: 11/08/2007 International: No
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Preface vii Chapter 15 Reconstruction and the South 1 -- Abraham Lincoln, Second Inaugural Address (1865) 3 -- Mississippi Black Codes (1865) 5 -- A Sharecrop Contract (1882) 8 -- Congressional Testimony on the Actions of the Ku Klux Klan (1872) 11 --Civil Rights Cases(1883) 15 Chapter 16 In the Wake of War 19 -- Henry Grady, "The New South" (1886) 21 -- FromPlessy v. Ferguson(1896) 24 -- Booker T. Washington, Atlanta Exposition Address (1895) 26 -- Ida B. Wells-Barnett, fromA Red Record(1895) 28 -- Helen Hunt Jackson, fromA Century of Dishonor(1881) 31 -- Chinese Exclusion Act (1882) 35 Chapter 17 An Industrial Giant 39 -- Andrew Carnegie, from "The Gospel of Wealth" (1889) 41 -- Russell Conwell, from "Acres of Diamonds" (1915) 44 -- Edward Bellamy, fromLooking Backward(1888) 47 -- Terence V. Powderly, Preamble to the Constitution of the Knights of Labor (1878) 50 Chapter 18 American Society in the Industrial Age 53 -- John Spargo, fromThe Bitter Cry of Children(1906) 55 -- Letters to theJewish Daily Forward(1906-1907) 57 -- Lee Chew, fromLife of a Chinese Immigrant(1903) 61 -- The Secret Oath of the American Protective Association (1893) 64 -- Charles Loring Brace, "The Life of the Street Rats" (1872) 66 -- George Waring, Sanitary Conditions in New York (1897) 68 -- Richard K. Fox, fromConey IslandFrolics(1883) 70 Chapter 19 Intellectual and Cultural Trends 73 -- The Morrill Act (1862) 74 -- Frederick Jackson Turner, "The Significance of the Frontier in American History" (1893) 77 -- Theodore Dreiser, fromSister Carrie(1900) 80 Chapter 20 Politics: Local, State, and National 85 -- William L. Riordon, fromPlunkitt of Tammany Hall(1905) 87 -- The Omaha Platform of the Populist Party (1892) 89 -- William Allen White, "Whatrsquo;s the Matter with Kansas?" (1896) 92 Chapter 21 The Age of Reform 97 -- Ida M. Tarbell, fromThe History of the Standard Oil Company(1904) 99 -- W. E. B. Du Bois, from "Of Mr. Booker T. Washington and Others" (1903) 103 -- Theodore Roosevelt, fromThe New Nationalism(1910) 105 -- Woodrow Wilson, fromThe New Freedom(1913) 107 -- Jane Addams, fromTwenty Years at Hull House(1910) 109 &bull
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