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American Realities,a best-selling collection of secondary sources, integrates the lives of Americans with their respective time periods, and depicts a diverse American experience that challenges the preconceived notions of students. This edition includes new scholarship and revised writing in existing chapters. The clarity of the author's unique, anecdotal writing style successfully engages students in an exploration of unique historical characters and significant events. American Realities vividly recreates the past with a compelling collection of essays that explore American history in rich and revealing detail. Eloquently written, these essays will help students understand the diverse political and cultural history of America through individual perspectives and personal experiences. Emancipation, Industrial Era, John Muir, Immigration, World War I, Womenrs"s Suffrage, Scopes Trial, World War II, Hiroshima, Eleanor Roosevelt, Joseph McCarthy, Martin Luther King, Jr. US History Survey courses
Table of Contents
|From Reconstruction to the Present|
|Washington and the Atlanta Compromise|
|The New Industrial Era|
|The Rise of Andrew Carnegie|
|The Birth of Environmentalism|
|John Muir and the American Wilderness|
|Dewey and Aguinaldo at Manila Bay|
|Russian Jews in the United States|
|Expanding American Democracy|
|The Woman Suffrage Victory|
|American Volunteers in World War I|
|The Lafayette Escadrille|
|Modernity Versus Tradition|
|The Scopes Trial and the American Character|
|The New Deal|
|Eleanor Roosevelt and the Politics of Compassion|
|The Bombing of Hiroshima|
|The Cold War at Home|
|Joseph McCarthy and Anticommunism|
|The Civil Rights Movement|
|Martin Luther King Jr. and the Road to Birmingham|
|Turmoil on the Campuses|
|Berkeley in the Sixties|
|America and the Cold War|
|Colin Powell's Career from Vietnam to the Persian Gulf|
|The New Age of Technology|
|Steve Jobs and Apple|
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