American Issues

American Issues : A Primary Source Reader in United States History, Volume II: Since 1865

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For a two-semester, freshman/sophomore undergraduate level course in Survey of American History.This popular two-volume series presents an anthology of primary documents, letters, and articles in which participants and contemporary observers express their opinions, make their observations, and reach their conclusions about events and issues of their own day that affected the nation and the American society as a whole. Updated throughout with new material and fresh perspectives, the texts continue to stimulate critical thinking and promote active learning about American history-leading students to reject received ideas when appropriate, relate the past to their own experience, and reach conclusions on the basis of evidence.
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  • Paperback | 409 pages
  • 155.4 x 229.1 x 20.3mm | 521.64g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • 0130940186
  • 9780130940186

Table of contents

1. Reconstruction. 2. An Urban and Industrial Nation. 3. The Last West and Populism. 4. Outward Thrust. 5. The Progressive Impulse. 6. Race and Ethnicity. 7. World War I. 8. The Twenties Culture War. 9. The New Deal. 10. World War II. 11. The Fifties. 12. The Cold War. 13. The Civil Rights Revolution. 14. The Great Society. 15. The New Feminism. 16. The Vietnam War. 17. Watergate. 18. The Reagan Revolution. 19. The New Environmentalism.
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