Way We Lived Essays and Documents in American Social History, Volume II: 1865 - Present

ISBN-10: 0840029519

ISBN-13: 9780840029515

Edition: 7th 2013

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List price: $96.95
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 1/30/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Leonard Dinnerstein is professor emeritus of history at the University of Arizona.David M. Reimers is professor emeritus of history at New York University and the author of Other Immigrants: The Global Origins of the American People.

The Emergence of an Urban, Industrial Society, 1865-1920
Reconstruction: Triumphs and Tragedies
Essay
Mark Andrew Huddle, "To Educate a Race"
Documents
A Letter "To My Old Master," c. 1865
The Knights of the White Camelia, 1868
"We Are Literally Slaves," 1912
The Last Frontier
Essay
Jack Chen, "Linking a Continent and a Nation"
Documents
California Must Be All American, 1878
Homesteading in South
Dakota in the 1880s, 1930
A Montana Cowtown, 1899
Indian Schools: "Americanizing" the Native American
Essay
Robert A. Trennert, "Educating Indian Girls at Nonreservation Boarding Schools, 1878-1920"
Documents
Rules for Indian Schools, 1890
A Government Official Describes Indian Race and Culture, 1905
The Cutting of My Long Hair, c. 1885
Immigrant Life and Labor in an Expanding Economy
Essay
Robert Zeidel, "An Immigrant's Anguish: The Americanization of Johanes Johansen"
Documents
Struggles of an Irish Immigrant, c. 1913
An Italian Bootblack's Story, 1902
A Bintel Brief, 1907
Women's Sphere: Women's Work
Essay
Daniel Sidorick, "The "Girl Army" and the Philadelphia Shirtwaist Strike, 1909-1910 (2004)"
Documents
Only Heroic Women Were Doctors Then (1865), 1916
Women's Separate Sphere, 1872
Employments Unsuitable for Women, 1901
The Triumph of Racism
Essay
Keith Weldon Medley, "The Birth of "Separate but Equal""
Documents
Senator Benjamin Tillman Defends Disfranchisement and Lynching of African Americans, 1900
George H. White's Farewell Speech to Congress, 1901
A Call for Equality, 1905
America Goes to War
Essay
Meirion and Susie Harries, "Building a National Army"
Documents
German-American Loyalty, 1917
Letters from Mennonite Draftees, 1918
Racism and the Army, 1918,
Suggestions for Further Reading
Modern American Society 1920-Present
Intolerance: A Bitter Legacy of Social Change
Essay
Kevin A. Boyle, "Prosperity and Prejudice in Postwar America"
Documents
The Klan's Fight for Americanism, 1926
Intelligence and Prejudice: One Professor's View, 1923
Congress Debates Immigration Restriction, 1921
Morals and Manners in the 1920s
Essay
Daniel Okrent, "Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition"
Documents
Moving Pictures Evoke Concern, 1922
"Does Jazz Put the Sin in Syncopation?" 1921
The Depression Years
Essay
Timothy Egan, "The Worst Hard Time"
Documents
The Okies in California, 1939
Homeless Women Sleep in Chicago Parks, 1931
A Vagrant Civil Engineer, 1932
World War II
Essay
William O'Neill, "The People Are Willing"
Documents
The Woman Worker, 1942
Conditions in the Camps (1942-1945), 1948
Japanese American Servicemen (1942-1945), 2011
Americans on the Move: Suburbs and the Sunbelt
Essay
Kenneth Jackson, "The Baby Boom and the Age of the Subdivision"
Documents
The Melting Pot Goes Suburban, 2002
Big Apple, Southern Cities Tops in Growth, 2011
Minorities' Struggles for Equality
Essay
William Doyle, "Crisis in Little Rock"
Documents
Growing Up Black in the South: A Remembrance, 1977
The Southern Manifesto, 1956
Wealth and Income Inequality, 2005
A Native American Protest, 1969
The Sixties and Beyond: Times of Protest
Essay
Terry Anderson, "The Movement and the Sixties Generation"
Documents
Vietnam Veterans Against the War, 1971
Gays in the Military: President Barack Obama Notes the New Policy, 2010
The Revival of Feminism
Essay
Flora Davis, "Feminism's Second Wave: The Opening Salvos"
Documents
A Woman's Eight to Abortion, 1973
President George W. Bush Opposes Abortion, 2002
Working It Out, 2006
The New Immigration
Essay
Robert Joe Stout, "Why Immigrants Come to America"
Documents
Struggling to Get Ahead: The Life of a Vietnamese Fisherman, 2010
Story of an Immigrant from the Philippines, 2008
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