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This primary source reader captures the excitement of hands-on history through letters, articles, journalistic sources, photographs and posters. Constructing the American Pastachieves a level of inclusion and depth rarely found in other source books. Each chapter focuses on a particular problem or moment in American history, and provides students with several points of view. The photographs, posters and maps included ask the students to "read" the visual sources of American history. By exposing students to primary sources, the building blocks of history, Constructing the American Pastfosters a solid foundation and invites its readers to analyze and interpret American history.
Table of Contents
|Reconstruction and the Rise of the Ku Klux Klan|
|Initiation Oath of the Knights of White Camelia|
|Testimony of Victims of the Ku Klux Klan|
|Congressional Inquiry into Klan Activities|
|Speech to the House of Representatives|
|From Experience of a Northern Man Among the Ku-Klux|
|"How to Extirpate Ku-Kluxism from the South."|
|The Great Strike of 1877. "Fair Wages" by a Striker|
|"The Recent Strikes" by the President of the Pennsylvania Railroad|
|From Strikers, Communists, Tramps and Detectives|
|"A Declaration of Protest in the Name of American Manhood"|
|"The Great Uprising."|
|"There Is No Rich Class and No Working Class Under the Law."|
|When Cultures Collide: Wounded Knee|
|"The Ghost Dance Observed."|
|Letters from Reservations by United States Agents|
|Selwyn's Interview with Kuwapi, "No White People in the Other World"|
|"Indians Armed to the Teeth"|
|"Defrauding Us of Vested Rights"|
|Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, 1891|
|Three Letters by Military Leaders|
|Eyewitness Reports of Indians Interviewed by the Office of Indian Affairs|
|Government and Military Statements on Wounded Knee|
|New Americans: The Immigrants|
|"The Biography of a Bootblack."|
|"The Biography of a Chinaman."|
|"A Cap Maker's Story."|
|Building an Empire: America and the Philippines|
|"The March of the Flag."|
|"The Conquest of the United States by Spain."|
|"The Strenuous Life."|
|Press Opposition to the War|
|Proceedings of the Congressional Committee on the Philippines|
|The Progressive Era: Two Issues|
|Upton Sinclair and the Meat Packing Industry|
|From The Jungle|
|Antanas Kaztauskis's Story|
|Report to Congress|
|Letter from Louis F. Swift|
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