Voices of the American Past, Volume II

ISBN-10: 1111341265
ISBN-13: 9781111341268
Edition: 5th 2012
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List price: $89.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 2/9/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.30" wide x 9.00" long x 0.60" tall
Weight: 1.254
Language: English

Raymond M. Hyser is a Professor of History at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia. His research interests include the study of race and ethnicity in the Gilded Age. He teaches courses in U.S. History, U.S. Business History, Gilded Age America, and Historical Methods.

Preface to the Fifth Edition
A Guide to Reading and Interpreting Documents and Images
About the Authors
Reconstruction
A Northern Teacher's View of the Freedmen (1863-1865)
Charleston, South Carolina, at the Conclusion of the Civil War (1865)
African Americans Seek Protection (1865)
Thaddeus Stevens on Reconstruction and the South (1865)
A White Southern Perspective on Reconstruction (1868)
African American Suffrage in the South (1867, 1876)
An African American Congressman Calls for Civil Rights (1874)
The Situation for African Americans in the South (1879)
The West
A Native American Remembers Life on the Great Plains (1870s)
Hunting Buffalo on the Great Plains (c. 1875)
A Century of Dishonor (1881)
A Western Newspaper Editorial on the Custer Massacre (1876)
Cultural Exchange on the Arizona Frontier (1874)
A Native American Remembers the Ghost Dance (1890)
Populist Party Platform (1892)
�The Significance of the Frontier in American History� (1893)
A Woman's Description of Farm Life in Illinois (1905)
Gilded Age America
The Cattle Industry (1884)
The Impact of Mechanization (1889)
Views of Big Business (1883, 1889, 1900)
�The Forgotten Man� (1883)
The Gospel of Wealth (1889)
Preamble to the Constitution of the Knights of Labor (1878)
Lynching in the South (1895)
W. E. B. Du Bois on Race Relations (1903)
The Unwanted Immigrants: The Chinese (1878)
�The Story of a Sweatshop Girl� (1902)
An Italian Immigrant's Experience in America (1902)
A Woman's Perspective on Women and the Economy (1898)
The Progressive Movement
An Insider's View of Hull House
�The American Forests� (1901)
Boss Government at Work (1903)
The Jungle (1906)
The Socialist Alternative (1908)
�Why Women Should Vote� (1910)
The New Nationalism of Theodore Roosevelt (1912)
Women and the Middle-Class Home (1913)
America on the World Stage
The Sinking of the Maine (1898)
Aguinaldo's Call for Philippine Independence (1899)
An Anti-Imperialist Perspective (1899)
The New Manifest Destiny (1900)
Perspectives of Overseas Expansion (1898, 1899, 1900)
�A Colombian View of the Panama Canal Question� (1903)
Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine (1904)
Woodrow Wilson's Declaration of War Message (1917)
Advertising the War Effort (1920)
Opposition to the League of Nations (1919)
The Red Scare (1920)
The Return to �Normalcy�
A Speech Against Immigration Restriction (1921)
The Role of Advertising (1922)
The Impact of the Automobile (1922)
The New Negro (1925)
Religion and the Scopes Trial (1925)
The Ku Klux Klan's Perspective (1926)
The New Woman (1927)
American Individualism (1928)
FDR and the New Deal
Urban Families in the Great Depression (1931)
Women on the Breadlines (1932)
Franklin D. Roosevelt's First Inaugural Address (1933)
A Businessman's View of the New Deal (1934)
Editorial Cartoons On the New Deal (1934, 1935)
The �Dust Bowl� (1935)
Eleanor Roosevelt on Social Welfare (1936)
The Tennessee Valley Authority (1937)
An African American Evaluation of the New Deal (1940)
�The New Deal in Review� (1940)
Isolationism and World War II
The Four Freedoms (1941)
Isolation from the European War (1941)
Roosevelt's Declaration of War Message (1941)
Life in a Japanese Internment Camp (1942)
Women in the Home-Front War Effort (1942)
The Second World War Homefront (1941-1945)
African Americans in the Military (1944)
Truman's Decision to Drop the Bomb (1945)
Remembering the Hiroshima Atomic Blast (1945)
Postwar America
�Containment� (1946)
NSC-68, A Blueprint for the Cold War (1950)
Communists in the Government (1950)
Life in the Suburbs (1953)
Governor Herman Talmadge's Statement on the Brown Decision (1954)
Viewpoint on the Emmitt Till Murder Trial (1955)
The Impact of Television (1955)
Dwight D. Eisenhower's Farewell Address (1961)
Poverty in the Age of Affluence (1962)
�The Problem That Has No Name� (1963)
The Turbulent Sixties
Silent Spring (1962)
�Letter from Birmingham Jail� (1963)
Malcolm X on Race Relations (1964)
Lyndon Johnson on the Great Society (1964)
SDS Call for a March on Washington (1965)
Views of the War in Vietnam (1967)
�I Made Promises to Dead People� (1967-1968)
A Report on Racial Violence in the Cities (1968)
C�sar Ch�vez and La Causa (1975)
The Rising Conservative Tide
Perspectives on Soaring Oil Prices (1973, 1974, 1976)
Sam Ervin on the Watergate Crisis (1974)
The Differences Between Men and Women (1977)
The Question of Affirmative Action (1978)
Iranian Hostage Crisis (1979-1981)
The Christian Right's Call to Action (1980)
The Reagan Revolution (1981)
Reagan's Evil Empire Speech (1983)
An Editorial on the Removal of the Berlin Wall (1989)
Society and Culture at Century's End
Catholic Bishops Call for �Economic Justice� (1986)
A Perspective on AIDS (1987)
A View on Hispanic Assimilation (1991)
Bill Gates and Microsoft (1998)
The Changing Demographics of America (1999)
The Issue of Same-Sex Marriage (2001)
Age of Anxiety
George W. Bush Responds to the Terrorist Attacks (2001)
A Response to the USA Patriot Act (2001)
The United States and the World (2003)
A Perspective on Limiting Immigration to the United States (2006)
An Economist on the Financial Crisis (2007)
Barack Obama's Victory Speech (2008)
Editorial on the Nomination of Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court (2009)
Immigration in the 21st Century (2010)
Offshore Oil Drilling and the Environment (2010)

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