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America Through the Eyes of Its People

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ISBN-10: 0321395751

ISBN-13: 9780321395757

Edition: 3rd 2006 (Revised)

Authors: William Longman, Pearson Education Staff

List price: $66.65
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This collection of primary sources includes both classic and lesser-known documents describing the rich mosaic of American life from the pre-contact era to the present day. The sources, both public and private documents-ranging from letters, diary excerpts, stories, novels, to speeches, court cases, and government reports-tell the story of American history in the words of those who lived it.
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Book details

List price: $66.65
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Publication date: 12/21/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.858
Language: English

Indicates New Selections
To Heal the Nations Wounds
Second Inaugural Address (1865)
Mississippi Black Codes (1865)
A Sharecrop Contract (1882)
Civil Rights Cases (1883)
Congressional Testimony on the Actions of the Ku Klux Klan (1870)
Expansion and Conflict in the Wes?
From A Century of Dishonor (1881)
Account of the Wounded Knee Massacre (1890)
The Significance of the Frontier in American History (1893)
The Omaha Platform of the Populist Party (1892)
Whats the Matter with Kansas? (1896)
Industrialization and Economic Growth?
From The Gospel of Wealth (1889)
From Acres of Diamonds (1914)
From Looking Backward (1888)
The March of the Mill Children (1903)
Preamble to the Constitution of the Knights of Labor (1878)
Divisions in the New South
Speech on the New South (1886)
From Plessy v. Ferguson (1896)
Atlanta Exposition Address (1895)
From Of Mr. Booker T. Washington and Others (1903)
From A Red Record (1895)
Huddled Masses
Chinese Exclusion Act (1881?
From The Bitter Cry of Freedom (1906)
Letters to the Jewish Daily Forward (1906-1907)
From Life of a Chinese Immigrant (1903)
The Secret Oath of the American Protective Association (1893)
City Lif?
The Life of the Street Rats (1872)
Sanitary Conditions in New York (1897)
From Sister Carrie (1900)
From Plunkitt of Tammany Hall (1905)