Thinking Through the Past: A Critical Thinking Approach to U.s. History

ISBN-10: 1285427440
ISBN-13: 9781285427447
Edition: 2014
Authors: John Hollitz
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List price: $90.95
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.60" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

This anthology for U.S. history gives readers the opportunity to apply critical thinking skills to the examination of historical sources, providing pedagogy and background information to help them draw substantive conclusions. The careful organization and the context provided in each chapter make the material accessible, allowing readers to gain some interesting insights into American history.

Historians And Textbooks: The … Story … Of Reconstruction
Secondary Sources: Reconstruction (1906)
The Negro in Reconstruction (1922)
The Ordeal of Reconstruction (1966)
Reconstruction: An Unfinished Revolution (2001)
Using Primary Sources: Industrialization And The Condition Of Labor
Primary Sources: Testimony of Workingmen (1879)
… Earnings, Expenses and Conditions of Workingmen and Their Families … (1884)
… Human Power… Is What We Are Losing … (1910)
Why We Struck at Pullman (1895)
Colored Workmen and a Strike (1887)
… I Struck Because I Had To … (1902)
Women Make Demands (1869)
Summary of Conditions Among Women Workers Found by the Massachusetts Bureau of Labor (1887)
A Union Official Discusses the Impact of Women Workers (1897)
Work in a Garment Factory (1902)
Gainful Workers by Age, 1870-1920. Breaker Boys (1906)
Evaluating Primary Sources: … Saving … The Indians In The Late Nineteenth Century
Primary Sources: … Land and Law as Agents in Educating Indians … (1885)
The Dawes Act (1887)
A Cheyenne Tells His Son About the Land (ca. 1876)
Cheyennes Try Farming (ca. 1877)
A Sioux Recalls Severalty (ca. 1900)
Supervised Indian Land Holdings by State, 1881 1933
A Proposal for Indian Education (1888)
Instructions to Indian Agents and Superintendents of Indian Schools (1889)
The Education of Indian Students at Carlisle (1891)
Luther Standing Bear Recalls Carlisle (1933)
Wohaw's Self-Portrait (1877)
Taking an Indian Child to School (1891)
A Crow Medicine Woman on Teaching the Young (1932)
Percentage of Population Over Ten Illiterate, 1900 1930
Evaluating A Historical Argument: American Manhood And Philippine Annexation
Secondary Source: Male Degeneracy and the Allure of the Philippines (1998)
Primary Sources: … Recommended by Hoar … (1899)
… The Anti-Expansion Ticket for 1900 … (1899)
… The White Man's Burden … (1899)
… The Filipino's First Bath … (1899)
… The Strenuous Life … (1899)
William McKinley on Annexation (1899)
… In Support of an American Empire … (1900)
Selection from the Treaty Debate (1899)
Value of Manufactured Exports, 1880-1900
Value of U.S. Exports by Country of Destination, 1880 1900
The Problem Of Historical Motivation: The Bungalow As The … Progressive … House
Secondary Source: The Progressive Housewife and the Bungalow (1981)
Primary Sources: A Victorian House (1875)
A Craftsman Cottage (1909)
The Craftsman Contrasts Complexity and Confusion with Cohesion and Harmony (1907)
Craftsman Home Interiors (1909)
Gustav Stickley on the Craftsman Home (1909)
Edward Bok on Simplicity (1900)
Cover from The Bungalow Magazine (1909)
… Standards of Living in the Home … (1912)
The Efficient and Inefficient Homemaker (1920)
Domestic Economy (1904)
Double Bungalow Plan, Bowen Court
Female Servants by Regions, per 1,000 Families, 1880 1920
Clerical Workers in the United States, by Sex, 1870 1920
Ideology And History: Advertising In The 1920's
Secondary Source: Advertising the American Dream (1985)
Primary Sources: … The Poor Little Bride of 1860 … (1920)
Listerine Advertisement (1923)
Ford Motors Advertisement (1924)
Kotex Advertisement (1927)
Calvin Coolidge on the Economic Aspects of Advertising (1926)
Earnest Elmo Calkins, Business the Civilizer (1926)
Walter Dill Scott on Effective Advertisements (1928)
Advertising to Women (1928)
History … From The Top Down …: Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady
Secondary Source: Eleanor Roosevelt as First Lady (1966)
Primary Sources: Transcripts of Eleanor Roosevelt's Press Conferences (1933 1938)
… The Negro and Social Change … (1936)
Letter to Her Daughter (1937)
This I Remember (1949)
My Parents: A Different View (1976)
Eleanor Roosevelt on the Equal Rights Amendment (1933)
Letter from Barry Bingham to Marvin McIntyre (1934)
Excerpts from Letters to Franklin Roosevelt (1935)
It's Up to the Women (1933)
History … From The Bottom Up …: The Detroit Race Riot And Los Angeles Zoot Suit Riots Of 1943
Secondary Source: The Detroit Rioters of 1943 (1991)
Primary Sources: A Handbill for White Resistance (1942)
Black Employment in Selected Detroit Companies, 1941
Black Workers Protest Against Chrysler (1943)
A Complaint About the Police (1939)
Changes in White and Black Death Rates, 1910-1940
An Explanation for Mexican Crime (1942)
… Zoot Suiters Learn Lesson in Fights with Servicemen … (1943)
Testimony of Zoot Suiters (1943, 2000)
A Governor's Citizen's Committee Report on Los Angeles Riots (1943)
Popular Culture As History: The Cold War Comes Home
Secondary Source: The Culture of the Cold War (1991)
Primary Sources: Advertisement for I Married a Communist (1953)
Promotional Material for Walk East on Beacon (1952)
A Game Show Producer Remembers the Red Scare (1995)
A Playwright Recalls the Red Scare (1995)
… This Land Is Your Land …

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