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More Perfect Union Documents in U. S. History

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ISBN-10: 0547150571

ISBN-13: 9780547150574

Edition: 7th 2009

Authors: Thomas F. X. Noble, Paul F. Boller, Ronald

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This reader provides a wealth of political and diplomatic primary source documents, many selections illustrated with photographs. Influential and famous readings include the Gettysburg Address, Earl Warren's opinion in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, and the writings of Upton Sinclair. Headnotes place the document in historical context and Questions to Consider get students thinking. The Seventh Edition includes new readings from social, economic, and cultural history; a greater diversity of voices; and nine new chapters.
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List price: $89.95
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 8/22/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

After receiving his Ph.D. from Michigan State University, Thomas Noble taught at Albion College, Michigan State University, Texas Tech University, and the University of Virginia. In 1999 he received the University of Virginia's highest award for teaching excellence and in 2008 Notre Dame's Edmund P. Joyce, C.S.C., Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. In 2011 he received the Charles Sheedy, C.S.C., award for excellence in teaching and scholarship from Notre Dame's College of Arts and Letters. In 2001 he became Robert M. Conway Director of the Medieval Institute at the University of Notre Dame and in 2008 chairperson of Notre Dame's history department. He is the author of Images,…    

The Agony of Reconstruction
A Hunger for Literacy: Congressional Report on the Freedmen's Bureau (1868)
The Politics of Intimidation: Report of the Joint Committee on Reconstruction (1872)
Aftermath: Address to the Louisville Convention (1883)
A Sister on the Frontier: Letter from Colorado (1876)CBlandina Segale
Indian Autumn: Chief Joseph's Story (1879)
Newcomers: How the Other Half Lives (1890)
From Another Shore: Congressional Report on Chinese Immigration (1892)
New South, Old South: A Red Record (1895)
Bearing Gifts: Russian Jews (1916)
Closing the Door: Senate Speeches on Immigration Restriction (1924)
Economics Growth and Social Reform
Production and Wealth: Triumphant Democracy (1886)
Labor's Vision: What Does the Working Man Want? (1890)
Prohibition and Reform: The Women's Christian Temperance Union (1889)
Women's Suffrage: Address to the Woman Suffrage Association (1902)
The Socialist Attack: The Jungle (1906)
The Reorganization of Work: The Ford Assembly Line (1915)
Expansion and War
The Lure of the East: America's Destiny (1900)
The Big Stick: The Monroe Doctrine Corollary (1904)
The Return to Europe: War Address to Congress (1917)
The Diplomacy of Isolation: Speech to the Senate (1919)
Harlem Renaissance: The New Negro (1925)
Fundamentalism at Bay: The Trial of John T. Scopes (1925)
The Business of America: Address to New York Businessmen (1925)
An Evangelical's Notebook (1925-28)
Crisis and Hope
American Earthquake: Women on the Breadlines (1932)
The Politics of Upheaval: First Inaugural Address (1933)
A New Deal: The Works Progress Administration (1935)
The Rights of Labor: National Labor Relations Board v. Jones and Laughlin Steel (1937)
War Aims: The Four Freedoms (1941)
Envisioning Post-War America: What Kind of World Do We Want? (1943)
Protracted Conflict
Containment: The Sources of Soviet Conduct (1947)
Seeing Reds: Lincoln Day Address (1950)
A Question of Command: Farewell Address to Congress (1951)
The Defense of Freedom: Inaugural Address (1961)
Blank Check: Message on the Gulf of Tonkin (1964)
The Collapse of Consensus: An Indefensible War (1967)
A Cold War Breakthrough: The United States-China Communiqur of 1972
The Liberal Hour
Breaking the Color Line: Brown v. The Board of Education of Topeka (1954)
Women's Liberation: The Feminine Mystique (1963)
The Struggle for Political Rights: Testimony at the Democratic Convention (1964)
Health and Dignity: The Signing of the Medicare Bill (1965)
Saving the Environment: President's Advisory Council Memorandum (1970)
Life and Choice: Roe v. Wade (1973)
Spirit and Culture: Pastoral Message of the Hispanic Bishops (1982)
Conservative Resurgence
The Conservative South: Governor's Inaugural Address (1963)
The New Republicans: Speech in Jackson, Mississippi (1969)
Labor Day Radio Address (1973)
Stopping the Equal Rights Amendment: Interview with the Washington Star (1976)
Business Unleashed: First Inaugural Address (1981)
The Evil Empire: Speech to the National Association of Evangelicals (1983)
Masculinity and War: On Homosexuality, Military Service and Civil Rights (1993), On Women in Combat (1998)
Response to Terror: The Bush Strategic Doctrine (2002)