Documents Set, Volume II

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The authors have carefully selected and edited more than 300 documents that relate directly to the themes and content of the text and organized them into five general categories: community, social history, government, culture and politics. Each document is two pages long and includes a brief introduction and study questions.
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  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 210.8 x 274.3 x 15.2mm | 453.6g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 4th edition
  • 0130989290
  • 9780130989291

Table of contents

Preface ixChapter 17. Reconstruction, 1863-1877 21917-1 Charlotte Forten, Life on the Sea Islands, 1864 21917-2 Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address, 1865 22017-3 The Freedmen's Bureau Bill, 1865 22117-4 Black Code of Mississippi, 1865 22217-5 Frederick Douglass, Speech to the American Anti-Slavery Society, 1865 22417-6 The Civil Rights Act of 1866 22617-7 President Johnson's Veto of the Civil Rights Act, 1866 22717-8 The First Reconstruction Act, 1867 22917-9 Organization and Principles of the Ku Klux Klan, 1868 23017-10 Blanche K. Bruce, Speech in the Senate, 1876 23117-11 A Sharecrop Contract, 1882 232Chapter 18. Conquest and Survival: Communities in the Trans-Mississippi, 1860-1900 23418-1 The Oklahoma Land Rush, 1889 23418-2 The Homestead Act, 1862 23618-3 Helen Hunt Jackson, The Thrill of Western Railroading, 1878 23718-4 Bill Haywood, Miners and Cowboys, 1887 23818-5 Red Cloud, Speech at Cooper Union, New York, 1870 24018-6 Helen Hunt Jackson, A Century of Dishonor, 1881 24118-7 The Dawes General Allotment (Severalty) Act, 1887 24318-8 D. W. C. Duncan, How Allotment Impoverishes the Indian, 1906 24418-9 Charles and Nellie Wooster, Letters from the Frontier, 1872 24518-10 John Wesley Powell, Report on the Arid Lands of the West, 1879 248Chapter 19. The Incorporation of America, 1860-1900 25119-1 Paul Bourget, The Traffic in Meat, 1894 25119-2 Andrew Carnegie, Wealth, 1889 25319-3 John Morrison, Testimony of a Machinist, 1883 25419-4 Terence V. Powderly, The Knights of Labor, 1889 25619-5 Samuel Gompers, Testimony on Labor Unions, 1883 25819-6 Lee Chew, Experiences of a Chinese Immigrant, 1903 26019-7 John Hill, Testimony on Southern Textile Industry, 1883 26119-8 Thorstein Veblen, Conspicuous Consumption, 1899 26419-9 M. Carey Thomas, Higher Education for Women, 1901 26719-10 B. F. Keith, The Vogue of Vaudeville, 1898 268Chapter 20. Commonwealth and Empire, 1870s-1900s 27120-1 Edward Bellamy, Looking Backward, 1888 27120-2 E. L. Godkin, A Great National Disgrace, 1877 27420-3 Roscoe Conkling, Defense of the Spoils System, 1877 27520-4 Populist Party Platform, 1892 27620-5 Elizabeth Cady Stanton, The Solitude of Self, 1890 27920-6 Pullman Strikers' Statement, 1894 28020-7 Alfred T. Mahan, The Influence of Sea Power, 1895 28120-8 Frederick Jackson Turner, The Significance of the Frontier in American History, 1893 28320-9 Theodore Roosevelt, The Strenuous Life, 1899 28520-10 George F. Hoar, Against Imperialism, 1902 287Chapter 21. Urban America and the Progressive Era, 1900-1920 28921-1 Jane Addams, The Subjective Necessity of Social Settlements, 1892 28921-2 George Washington Plunkitt; Honest Graft, 1905 29121-3 Louis Brandeis, The Living Law, 1916 29321-4 Margaret Sanger, The Case for Birth Control, 1917 29421-5 Booker T. Washington, The Atlanta Exposition Address, 1895 29621-6 Ida B. Wells, A Red Record, 1895 29821-7 The Niagara Movement, Declaration of Principles, 1905 30021-8 Declaration of the Conservation Conference, 1908 30221-9 Woodrow Wilson, The New Freedom, 1913 303Chapter 22. World War I, 1914-1918 30622-1 The President's Commission at Bisbee, 1917 30622-2 Theodore Roosevelt, Corollary to The Monroe Doctrine, 1904 30722-3 Woodrow Wilson, War Message to Congress, 1917 30922-4 George Norris, Against Entry into War, 1917 31122-5 George Creel, How We Advertised America, 1920 31222-6 Diary of an Unknown Aviator, 1918 31422-7 Anna Howard Shaw, Woman's Committee of the Council of National Defense, 1917 31522-8 Eugene v. Debs, Statement to the Court, 1918 31722-9 Letters from the Great Migration, 1916-1917 31822-10 Woodrow Wilson, The Fourteen Points, 1918 320Chapter 23. The Twenties, 1921-1929 32223-1 Motion Picture Diaries 32223-2 Herbert Hoover, American Individualism, 1922 32323-3 Bruce Barton, Jesus Christ as Businessman, 1925 32523-4 Eleanor Wembridge, Petting and Necking, 1925 32723-5 Paul Morand, Speakeasies in New York, 1929 32823-6 U.S. Congress, Debating Immigration Restriction, 1921 32923-7 Hiram Evans, The Klan's Fight for Americanism, 1926 33023-8 Charles S. Johnson, The City Negro, 1925 33223-9 Motion Picture Production Code, 1930 334Chapter 24. The Great Depression and the New Deal, 1929-1939 33724-1 Bob Stinson, Flint Sit-Down Strike, 1936 33724-2 Meridel Le Sueur, Women on the Breadlines, 1932 33924-3 Franklin D. Roosevelt, First Inaugural Address, 1933 34024-4 Huey Long, Share Our Wealth, 1935 34224-5 National Labor Relations Act, 1935 34324-6 U.S. Senate, Investigation of Strikebreaking, 1939 34524-7 Republican Party Platform, 1936 34724-8 Carey Mc Williams, Okies in California, 1939 35024-9 Hiram Sherman, The Federal Theater Project, 1936 351Chapter 25. World War II, 1930s-1945 35325-1 Bernice Brode, Tales of Los Alamos, 1943 35325-2 Franklin D. Roosevelt, The Four Freedoms, 1941 35525-3 Burton K. Wheeler, Radio Address on Lend-Lease, 1941 35625-4 Ernie Pyle, The Toughest Beachhead in the World, 1944 35725-5 R. L. Duffus, A City that Forges Thunderbolts, 1943 35825-6 Virginia Snow Wilkinson, From Housewife to Shipfitter, 1943 36125-7 Earl B. Dickerson, The Fair Employment Practices Committee, 1941-43 36425-8 Barbara Wooddall and Charles Taylor, Letters to and from the Front, 1941-1944 36525-9 Korematsu v. United States, 1944 368Chapter 26. The Cold War, 1945-1952 37026-1 Clark Clifford, Memorandum to President Truman, 1946 37026-2 Henry Wallace, Letter to President Truman, 1946 37226-3 The Truman Doctrine, 1947 37426-4 The Truman Loyalty Order, 1947 37626-5 American Medical Association, Campaign against Compulsory Health Insurance, 1949 37926-6 Ronald Reagan and Albert Maltz, Testimony before HUAC, 1947 38126-7 Joseph McCarthy, Speech at Wheeling, West Virginia, 1950 38426-8 The Advertising Council, The Miracle of America, 1948 38526-9 NSC-68, 1950 387Chapter 27. America at Midcentury, 1952-1963 39027-1 The Teenage Comumer, 1959 39027-2 Dwight D. Eisenhower, Farewell Address, 1961 39127-3 John F. Kennedy, Inaugural Address, 1961 39227-4 Newton Minow, Address to the National Association of Broadcasters, 1961 39427-5 John K. Galbraith, The Affluent Society, 1958 39627-6 Rachel Carson, Silent Spring, 1962 39827-7 Jack Kerouac, On the Road, 1957 39927-8 Betty Friedan, The Problem That Has No Name, 1963 40127-9 Jerry Lee Lewis and Sam Phillips Discuss "Great Balls of Fire," 1957 40227-10 John F. Kennedy, Speech at American University, 1963 404Chapter 28. The Civil Rights Movement, 1945-1966 40628-1 Jo Ann Gibson Robinson, The Montgomery Bus Boycott, 1955 40628-2 Brown v. Board of Education, 1954 40928-3 Southern Manifesto on Integration, 1956 41128-4 Julian Bond, Sit-ins and the Origins of SNCC, 1960 41228-5 Martin Luther King, Letter from a Birmingham Jail, 1963 41428-6 Fannie Lou Hamer, Voting Rights in Mississippi 1962-1964 41728-7 Letters from Mississippi Freedom Summer, 1964 42028-8 The Civil Rights Act, 1964 42428-9 Michael Harrington, The Other America, 1962 42528-10 Stokely Carmichael, Black Power, 1966 428Chapter 29. War Abroad, War at Home, 1965-1974 43229-1 Students for a Democratic Society, The Port Huron Statement, 1962 43229-2 Casey Hayden and Mary King Respond to Sexism in the Movement, 1965 43529-3 Lyndon B. Johnson, The Great Society, 1964 43629-4 Lyndon B. Johnson, Why We Are in Vietnam, 1965 43829-5 Martin Luther King, Jr., Conscience and the Vietnam War, 1967 44029-6 Report of the National Advisory Committee on Civil Disorders, 1968 44329-7 Robin Morgan, Radical Feminism, 1975 44529-8 Spiro Agnew, The Dangers of Constant Carnival, 1969 44829-9 John Kerry, Vietnam Veterans Against the War, 1971 45029-10 Roe v. Wade, 1973 45229-11 Articles of lmpeachment against Richard M. Nixon, 1974 455Chapter 30. The Conservative Ascendancy, 1974-1987 45830-1 Town Meeting, Middletown, Pennsylvania, 1979 45830-2 William Julius Wilson, The Urban Underclass, 1980 45930-3 Affirmative Action in Atlanta, 1974 46130-4 Lois Gibbs, Love Canal 1978 46430-5 Jimmy Carter, The Crisis of Conscience, 1979 46730-6 Presidential Press Conference, 1979 46930-7 Richard Viguerie, Why the New Right Is Winning 1981 472Chapter 31. Toward a Transitional America, since 1988 47531-1 Jesse Jackson, Common Ground, 1988 47531-2 Cecelia Rosa Avila, Third-Generation Mexican American, 1988 47631-3 Howard Rheingold, Homesteading on the Electronic Frontier, 1993 47831-4 America Enters a New Century with Terror, 2001 480
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