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American People, The: Creating a Nation and Society, Volume II, Primary Source Edition (Book Alone)

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9780321466822

ISBN10:
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Pub. Date:
1/1/2006
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Summary

This Primary Source Edition provides 1 to 2 primary sources per chapter, tied to the chapter's content, with critical thinking questions for each source -- at no additional cost to your students. Providing students with a thought-provoking account of Americars"s past,The American Peopleexamines how American society assumed its present shape and developed its present forms of government.

Table of Contents

Features xiv
Maps
xv
Figures
xvi
Tables
xvi
Preface xvii
Supplements xxiii
Acknowledgments xxvii
About the Authors xxviii
The Union Reconstructed
520(32)
American Stories Blacks and Whites Redefine Their Dreams and Relationships
520(6)
The Bittersweet Aftermath of War
522(4)
American Voices Calvin Holly, A Black Union Soldier's Letter Protesting Conditions After the War
526(2)
American Voices James A. Payne, A Southern White Man's Letter Protesting Conditions After the War
528(14)
National Reconstruction Politics
528(5)
The Lives of Freedpeople
533(6)
Reconstruction in the Southern States
539(3)
Recovering the Past Novels
542(6)
Conclusion A Mixed Legacy
548(4)
PART FOUR An Industrializing People, 1865--1900
552(130)
Rural America: The West and the New South
552(32)
American Stories Realizing Dreams: Life on the Great Plains
552(4)
Modernizing Agriculture
554(2)
How Others See Us A. Egmont Hake and O. E. Wesslau, ``The American Tariff War''
556(12)
The West
556(10)
Resolving the Native American Question
566(2)
Recovering the Past Magazines
568(2)
American Voices Sister Blandina Segale, From her Diary, November 1882
570(12)
The New South
573(6)
Farm Protest
579(3)
Conclusion Farming in the Industrial Age
582(2)
The Rise of Smokestack America
584(40)
American Stories Telling His Story: O'Donnell and the Senators
584(3)
The Texture of Industrial Progress
586(1)
Analyzing History Steel: The Engine of Industrial Growth
587(15)
Urban Expansion in the Industrial Age
592(4)
The Industrial City, 1880--1900
596(4)
The Life of the Middle Class
600(2)
How Others See Us Herbert Spencer, ``The Americans''
602(8)
Industrial Work and the Laboring Class
603(7)
Recovering the Past Congressional Hearings
610(2)
American Voices Helen Campbell, Interview with a Domestic Servant
612(6)
Capital Versus Labor
612(6)
American Voices Lee Chew Protests the Treatment of the Chinese in the United States
618(2)
Conclusion The Complexity of Industrial Capitalism
620(4)
Politics and Reform
624(28)
American Stories A Utopian Novelist Warns of Two Americas
624(14)
Politics in the Gilded Age
626(5)
Middle-Class Reform
631(7)
American Voices Elizabeth Cady Stanton, A Woman Speaks Out for a ``Woman's Bible''
638(4)
Politics in the Pivotal 1890s
638(4)
American Voices Ignatius Donnelly, A Minnesota Farmer Issues an Angry Call for Reform
642(4)
Recovering the Past Political Campaign Artifacts: Buttons and Posters
646(4)
Conclusion Looking Forward
650(2)
Becoming a World Power
652(30)
American Stories Private Grayson Kills a Soldier in the Philippines
652(13)
Steps Toward Empire
654(3)
Expansionism in the 1890s
657(3)
War in Cuba and the Philippines
660(5)
American Voices Jane Addams Speaks Out Against Imperialism, War, and Violence
665(1)
Recovering the Past Political Cartoons
666(12)
Theodore Roosevelt's Energetic Diplomacy
670(8)
Conclusion The Responsibilities of Power
678(4)
PART FIVE A Modernizing People, 1900--1945
682(180)
The Progressives Confront Industrial Capitalism
682(38)
American Stories A Professional Woman Joins the Progressive Crusade
682(4)
The Social Justice Movement
684(2)
Recovering the Past Documentary Photographs
686(6)
American Voices Rosa, An Italian Immigrant Learns English at a Settlement House in Chicago
692(5)
The Worker in the Progressive Era
695(2)
American Voices Pauline Newman, Conditions in a Garment Factory
697(19)
Reform in the Cities and States
700(4)
Theodore Roosevelt and the Square Deal
704(8)
Woodrow Wilson and the New Freedom
712(4)
Conclusion The Limits of Progressivism
716(4)
The Great War
720(34)
American Stories A Young Man Enlists in the Great Adventure
720(16)
The Early War Years
722(8)
The United States Enters the War
730(4)
The Military Experience
734(2)
Recovering the Past Government Propaganda
736(4)
American Voices Private John Figarovsky, American Soldiers Get a Warm Welcome in France
740(5)
Domestic Impact of the War
742(3)
American Voices An African American Woman Decides to Move North
745(6)
Planning for Peace
747(4)
Conclusion The Divided Legacy of the Great War
751(3)
Affluence and Anxiety
754(36)
American Stories A Black Sharecropper and His Family Move North
754(7)
Postwar Problems
756(3)
A Prospering Economy
759(2)
How Others See Us Luigi Barzini, Jr., An Italian Student Falls in Love with the United States
761(4)
American Voices Babe Ruth Homers in the 1927 World Series
765(1)
Recovering the Past Advertising
766(20)
Hopes Raised, Promises Deferred
769(9)
The Business of Politics
778(8)
Conclusion A New Era of Prosperity and Problems
786(4)
The Great Depression and the New Deal
790(36)
American Stories Coming of Age and Riding the Rails During the Depression
790(8)
The Great Depression
792(1)
Economic Decline
793(3)
Roosevelt and the First New Deal
796(2)
American Voices Mrs. Ivan G. Martin, ``What Is to Become of Us?'' An Oregon Woman Writes to Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt
798(21)
One Hundred Days
799(5)
The Second New Deal
804(9)
The Last Years of the New Deal
813(3)
The Other Side of the 1930s
816(3)
How Others See Us Georges Duhamel, A French Writer Visits the United States and Finds Nothing to Admire
819(1)
Recovering the Past The Movies
820(3)
Conclusion The Mixed Legacy of the Great Depression and the New Deal
823(3)
World War II
826(36)
American Stories A Native American Boy Plays at War
826(20)
The Twisting Road to War
828(6)
The Home Front
834(7)
Social Impact of the War
841(5)
American Voices PFC Robert Kotlowitz Faces Battle
846(8)
A War of Diplomats and Generals
846(8)
Recovering the Past History, Memory, and Monuments
854(2)
How Others See Us Yamaoka Michiko, On the Ground at Hiroshima
856(2)
Conclusion Peace, Prosperity, and International Responsibilities
858(4)
PART SIX A Resilient People, 1945--2005
862
Postwar America at Home, 1945--1960
862(40)
American Stories An Entrepreneur Franchises the American Dream
862(17)
Economic Boom
864(6)
Demographic and Technological Shifts
870(7)
Consensus and Conformity
877(2)
American Voices Betty Friedan, From The Feminine Mystique
879(1)
Recovering the Past Clothing
880(4)
American Voices Allen Ginsberg, ``Howl''
884(15)
Origins of the Welfare State
885(5)
The Other America
890(9)
Conclusion Qualms amid Affluence
899(3)
Chills and Fever During the Cold War, 1945--1960
902(34)
American Stories A Government Employee Confronts the Anti-Communist Crusade
902(8)
Origins of the Cold War
904(3)
Containing the Soviet Union
907(3)
How Others See Us A West German Poster on the Marshall Plan
910(4)
Recovering the Past Public Opinion Polls
914(4)
Containment in Asia, the Middle East, and Latin America
916(2)
American Voices Colonel Lewis Puller, Speech to the Toops
918(10)
Atomic Weapons and the Cold War
923(4)
The Cold War at Home
927(1)
American Voices HUAC Interrogation of Ring Lardner, Jr.
928(6)
Conclusion The Cold War in Perspective
934(2)
Reform and Rebellion in the Turbulent Sixties, 1960--1969
936(36)
American Stories A Young Liberal Questions the Welfare State
936(4)
John F. Kennedy: The Camelot Years
938(2)
Recovering the Past Television
940(12)
Lyndon B. Johnson and the Great Society
946(6)
American Voices Anne Moody, From Coming of Age in Mississippi
952(8)
Continuing Confrontations with Communists
954(4)
War in Vietnam and Turmoil at Home
958(2)
Analyzing History The Vietnam War
960(3)
American Voices Tom Hayden, Port Huron Statement
963(6)
Conclusion Political and Social Upheaval
969(3)
Disorder and Discontent, 1969--1980
972(34)
American Stories An Older Woman Returns to School
972(10)
The Decline of Liberalism
974(7)
The Ongoing Effort in Vietnam
981(1)
Recovering the Past Popular Music
982(2)
American Voices Interview with Paul Meadlo on the My Lai Massacre
984(1)
How Others See Us French and German Posters on the American War in Vietnam
985(11)
Constitutional Conflict and Its Consequences
986(5)
The Continuing Quest for Social Reform
991(5)
American Voices Helen Chavez, Reflections on the Family's Struggle
996(8)
Conclusion Sorting Out the Pieces
1004(2)
The Revival of Conservatism, 1980--1992
1006(36)
American Stories A Young Woman Embraces Republican Values
1006(12)
The Conservative Transformation
1008(8)
An End to Social Reform
1016(2)
American Voices Jesse Jackson, Address to the 1984 Democratic National Committee
1018(3)
American Voices Sherman Alexie, Four Related Poems
1021(3)
Economic and Demographic Change
1023(1)
Recovering the Past The Internet and the World Wide Web
1024(2)
Analyzing History The Computer
1026(12)
Foreign Policy and the End of the Cold War
1031(7)
Conclusion Conservatism in Context
1038(4)
The Post--Cold War World, 1992--2005
1042
American Stories An Immigrant Family Struggles as the Economy Improves
1042(10)
The Changing Face of the American People
1044(5)
Economic and Social Change
1049(3)
American Voices Michelle Kennedy, ``Mothering Without a Net''
1052(8)
American Voices Marilyn Chin, ``How I Got That Name''
1060(2)
Democratic Revival
1061(1)
Recovering the Past Autobiography
1062(13)
The Second Bush Presidency
1067(3)
Foreign Policy in the Post-Cold War World
1070(5)
How Others See Us Elfriede Jelinek, ``No New Wars''
1075(1)
Conclusion The Recent Past in Perspective
1076
Appendix
1(1)
The Declaration of Independence
2(2)
The Constitution of the United States of America
4(5)
Amendments to the Constitution
9(4)
Presidential Elections
13(3)
States of the United States
16(1)
Population of the United States
17
Credits 1(1)
Index 1(40)
Primary Source Documents 41(2)
How to Analyze Primary Source Documents 43


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