Documents for America's History Since 1865

ISBN-10: 0312648634

ISBN-13: 9780312648633

Edition: 7th 2011

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Designed forAmerica’s History, Seventh Edition, this primary-source reader offers a chorus of voices from the past to enrich the study of U.S. history. Document selections written by both celebrated historical figures and ordinary people demonstrate the diverse history of America while putting a human face on historical experience. A broad range of documents, from speeches and petitions to personal letters and diary entries, paints a vivid picture of the social and political lives of Americans, encouraging student engagement with the textbook material. Brief introductions place each document in historical context, and questions for analysis help link the individual primary sources to larger historical themes.
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List price: $33.99
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Bedford/Saint Martin's
Publication date: 1/11/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.046
Language: English

Kevin J. Fernlund is Associate Professor of History and Education at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, author of William Henry Holmes and the Rediscovery of the American West, and editor of The Cold War American West, 1945-1989 . He also serves as Executive Director of the Western History Association.

Associate Professor of History at the University of New Mexico.

Reconstruction, 1865-1877 [[swing chapter]]
The Struggle for National Reconstruction
Plan of Reconstruction (1865)
Report on Conditions in the South (1865)
The Mississippi Black Codes (1865)
An Interview with Andrew Johnson (1866)
The Civil Rights Act of 1866
The Meaning of Freedom
What the Black Man Wants (1865)
Black Suffrage and Land Redistribution (1867)
The Fourteenth Amendment and Woman Suffrage (1873, 1875)
The Undoing of Reconstruction
The Rise and Fall of Northern Support for Reconstruction (1868, 1874)
President Grant Refuses to Aid Republicans in Mississippi (1875)
The Slaughterhouse Cases (1873)
Susan Myrick Interviews Ex-Slave Catherine Beale (1929)
Conquering a Continent, 1861-1877
The Republican Vision
The Golden Spike (1869)
Incorporating the West
Letter from a Kansas Homesteader (1878)
Report on the Lands of the Arid Region (1878)
The White Caps, Nuestra Platforma: Hispanics Protest Anglo Encroachment in New Mexico (1890)
Mormon Renunciation of Polygamy, Woodruff Manifesto (1890)
A Harvest of Blood: Native Peoples Dispossessed
The Dawes Severalty Act (1887)
Custer's Last Stand, Helena Daily Herald (July 4, 1876)
A Century of Dishonor (1881)
Buffalo Bird Woman, Beginning a Garden (1917)
Bold Experiments in an Era of Industrialization, 1877-1929
The Busy Hive: Industrial America at Work, 1877-1917
Business Gets Bigger
Testimony before the U.S. Industrial Commission (December 30, 1899)
Progress and Poverty (1879)
The Gospel of Wealth (1889)
On the Origin of the Land-Grant College Act (ca. 1874)
On Child Labor (1877)
Studies of Factory Life: Among the Women (1888)
Principles of Scientific Management (1911)
Immigrants, East and West
The Immigrant Experience: Letters Home (1901-1903)
A Visitor in Chicago (1892)
On Chinese Immigration (1876, 1882)
Labor Gets Organized
The Army of Unemployed (1887)
How I Became a Socialist (1902)
Testimony Before the U.S. Strike Commission on the Pullman Strike (1894)
The Victorians Meet the Modern, 1880-1917
Women, Men, and the Solitude of Self
The Christian Family (1869)
The Solitude of Self (1892)
A Perilous Night on Shasta's Summit (1888)
The Strenuous Life (1899)
Conspicuous Consumption (1899)
Domesticity Goes Public
A Woman's Right to Suffrage (1873)
Smashing at Kiowa (1899)
Science and Faith
Evolution and Religion (1885)
The Forgotten Man (1883)
Sister Carrie (1900)
"Civilization's Inferno": The Rise and Reform of Industrial Cities, 1880-1917
The New Metropolis
Colorado and Its Capital (1893)
The Tall Office Building Artistically Considered (1896)
The Dangers of Cities (1886)
How the Other Half Lives (1890)
Governing the Great City
Plunkitt of Tammany Hall (1905)
Tweed Days in St. Louis (1902)
Cities as Crucibles of Reform
The Church and the Social Movement (1907)
Twenty Years at Hull-House (1910)
The Case for Birth Control (1917)
Progressivism and Compulsory Sterilization (1907)
The Struggle for Social Justice (1912)
Whose Government? Politics, Populists, and Progressives, 1880-1917
Reform Visions, 1880-1892
The American Commonwealth (1888)
Republican and Democratic State Platforms on the Bennett English-Language School Law (Wisconsin, 1890) and the Liquor Question (Iowa, 1889)
Wealth Against Commonwealth (1894)
The Political Earthquakes of the 1890s
Democratic and Republican National Platforms on the Currency, the Tariff, and Federal Elections (1892)
People's (Populist) Party National Platform (1892)
The 1890 Mississippi Constitution
Lynching at the Curve (1892)
Atlanta Exposition Address (1895)
Cross of Gold Speech (1896)
Reform Reshaped, 1901-1917
The New Freedom (1912)
Autobiography (1913)
Women in Industry and the Eight-Hour Day (1916)
The Progressive Legacy
Drift and Mastery (1917)
An Emerging World Power, 1877-1918
From Expansion to Imperialism
The Significance of the Frontier in American History (1893)
The Influence of Sea Power upon History (1890)
The March of the Flag (1898)
To the Person Sitting in Darkness (1901)
The Philippines Tangle (1899)
A Power Among Powers
On Prayer and the Philippines (1899)
Open-Door Notes (1899, 1900)
The Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine (1904, 1905)
The Zimmerman Telegram (1917)
The United States in World War I
War Message to Congress (April 2, 1917)
Antiwar Speech (April 4, 1917)
Wartime Propaganda Poster (c. 1917)
German Dugouts (1918)
The War Industries Board (1917-1918)
The Home Front: The Four Minute Men (1920)
Woman Suffrage (1923)
The Treaty of Versailles
Fourteen Points (1918)
Treaty of Versailles, Select Articles (1919)
Speech Before the Senate (1919)
Wrestling with Modernity, 1917-1929
Conflicted Legacies of World War I
Returning Soldiers (1919)
Transcript of the Scopes Trial (1925)
Discovery of the Modern Universe (1924, 1929)
Politics in the 1920s
American Individualism (1922)
The Ku Klux Klan (1924)
Cabinet Meeting-If Al Were President (1928)
Intellectual Modernism
Editorial in Negro World (1924)
The Rich Boy (1926)
From Boom to Bust
The Man Nobody Knows (1925)
Advertisement for Listerine (1923)
Remaking Leisure in Middletown (1929)
The Modern State and the Age of Liberalism, 1929-1972
The Great Depression and the New Deal, 1929-1939
The Early Years of the Depression, 1929-1932
Herbert Hoover's Plan (1931)
A Wise Economist Asks a Question (1931)
Hard Times and Hoovervilles (1930, 1932, 1941)
Women on the Breadlines (1932)
The New Deal Arrives, 1933-1935
First Inaugural Address (1933)
Design of Government (1933)
An Open Letter to President Roosevelt (1933)
The State's Responsibility for Fair Working Conditions (1933)
The Long Plan (1933)
The Second New Deal and the Redefining of Liberalism, 1935-1938
Republican and Democratic National Platforms (1936)
Norman Thomas, What Was the New Deal? (1936)
The New Deal's Impact on Society
The Sit-Down Strike at General Motors (1937)
Communism in the 1930s (1944)
The Federal Antilynching Bills (1938)
Field Report on Arizona to Harry L. Hopkins (1934)
Deserts on the March (1937)
The World at War, 1937-1945
The Road to War
The Profits of War and Preparedness (1934)
The Reluctance to Go to War (1936)
Fireside Chat on the Great Arsenal of Democracy (1940)
Four Freedoms Speech (1941)
Organizing for Victory
Women Working at the Home Front (1944)
Mother, When Will You Stay Home Again? (1944)
Wartime Posters: The Japanese and Venereal Disease as Enemies (c. 1944)
Life on the Home Front
Remembering the War Years on the Home Front (1984)
Executive Order 9066 to Prescribe Military Areas (1942)
Fighting and Winning the War
Street Fighting (1944)
Remembering the Holocaust (1945)
Letter to President Roosevelt (1939)
Draft of Press Release Announcing the Use of the Atomic Bomb (1945)
Cold War America, 1945-1963
Containment in a Divided World
Telegram: A Soviet View of U.S. Foreign Policy (1946)
Containment Policy (1947)
NSC-68 (1950)
Cold War Liberalism
The American West: America's Answer to Russia (1950)
Communists in the U.S. Government (1950)
Containment in the Postcolonial World
Peaceful Coexistence (1956)
Cold War Foreign Policy (1958)
Farewell Address (1961)
The Triumph of the Middle Class, 1945-1963
Economy: From Recovery to Dominance
The Dangerous Age of Abundance (1959)
"Let's See, Now-Where Can We Raise More Taxes?"
A Suburban Nation
Green Acres (1950)
The Interstate Highway System (1955)
The Footloose Migration (1961)
Boston's West Enders (1962)
What Does Chicago's Renewal Program Mean? (1963)
North From Mexico (1949)
Gender, Sex, and Family in the Era of Containment
How Do You Make Him Leave Certain Things Alone? (1946)
Help Wanted-Women (1957)
Walking into Freedom Land: The Civil Rights Movement, 1941-1973
The Emerging Civil Rights Struggle: 1941-1957
Order to Desegregate the U.S. Armed Forces (1948)
Civil Rights and the National Party Platforms (1948)
Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka (1954)
Forging a Protest Movement: 1955-1966
Describing My Arrest (1955)
The Southern Manifesto (1956)
The Next and More Profound Stage of the Battle for Civil Rights (1965)
Beyond Civil Rights: 1966-1973
Black Nationalism (1964)
Para Teresa
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