9781457694622

Exploring American Histories, Combined Volume A Survey with Sources

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  • Copyright: 9/7/2016
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Summary

Exploring American Histories opens an entirely new window into the many histories of the nation’s past. It integrates an unprecedented number of primary sources—both written and visual—in a unique building blocks approach that enables students to hone their analysis skills while they actively learn the fundamental concepts of American history. By weaving sources into the story and culminating in multidocument projects around a single topic at the end of each chapter, the book brings history to life while helping students understand how sources form the basis of historical narratives and how to think critically about them.

The possibilities for active learning and assessment expand with the LaunchPad e-book and course space which adds a wealth of time-saving teaching and learning tools at instructors’ fingertips. LaunchPad comes with LearningCurve, an adaptive and automatically graded learning tool that students love to use and that, when assigned, ensures students come to class prepared. Easy to integrate into your campus LMS, and featuring additional primary sources, summative quizzing, videos, new autograded source-based questions, and new autograded exercises that guide students to use sources to build an argument, LaunchPad provides an easy and fun way to help students learn about American history while helping them make progress toward learning outcomes.

Author Biography

Nancy A. Hewitt (Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania) is Professor Emerita of History and of Women’s and Gender Studies at Rutgers University. Her publications include Southern Discomfort: Women’s Activism in Tampa, Florida, 1880s-1920s, for which she received the Julia Cherry Spruill Prize from the Southern Association of Women Historians; Women’s Activism and Social Change: Rochester, New York, 1822-1872; the edited volume No Permanent Waves: Recasting Histories of U.S. Feminism; and the co-edited volume, Lucretia Mott Speaks. She is currently working on a biography of the nineteenth-century radical activist Amy Kirby Post.

Steven F. Lawson (Ph.D., Columbia University) is Professor Emeritus of History at Rutgers University. His research interests include U.S. politics since 1945 and the history of the civil rights movement, with a particular focus on black politics and the interplay between civil rights and political culture in the mid-twentieth century. He is the author of many works including Running for Freedom: Civil Rights and Black Politics in America since 1941; Black Ballots: Voting Rights in the South, 1944-1969; and In Pursuit of Power: Southern Blacks and Electoral Politics, 1965-1982.

Table of Contents

The Combined Volume includes all chapters. 
Volume 1 includes Chapters 1-14. 
Volume 2 includes Chapters 14-29.

NOTE: LaunchPad material that does not appear in the print book – including guided reading exercises, source feature quizzes, LearningCurve adaptive quizzes, summative quizzes, all of the documents from the companion reader Document Projects for Exploring American Histories, and the Thinking through Sources activities built for projects in the reader – has been labeled on this table of contents as shown. Each chapter in LaunchPad also comes with a wealth of additional documents, videos, key terms flashcards, map quizzes, timeline activities, and much more, all of which can be easily integrated and assigned.

Preface
Versions and Supplements
Maps, Figures, and Tables
How to Use This Book

1. MAPPING GLOBAL FRONTIERS, TO 1585
Guided Reading Exercise 
LaunchPad
AMERICAN HISTORIES: Malintzin and Martin Waldseemüller
Native Peoples in the Americas
Native Peoples Develop Diverse Cultures
The Aztecs, the Maya, and the Incas
Native Cultures to the North
Europe Expands Its Reach
The Mediterranean World
Portugal Pursues Long-Distance Trade
European Encounters with West Africa
GUIDED ANALYSIS Document 1.1 Martin Waldseemüller and Mathias Ringman, Universalis Cosmographia, 1507
Quiz for Guided Analysis LaunchPad
Worlds Collide
Europeans Cross the Atlantic
COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS Who Are These Native People? Document 1.2 Christopher Columbus, Description of His First Encounter with Indians, 1492; Document 1.3 Antonio Pigafetta, Journal, 1521
Quiz for Comparative Analysis LaunchPad
Europeans Explore the Americas
Mapmaking and Printing
The Columbian Exchange
Europeans Make Claims to North America
Spaniards Conquer Indian Empires
Spanish Adventurers Head North
Europeans Compete in North America
Spain Seeks Dominion in the Americas
SOLO ANALYSIS Document 1.4 Theodor de Bry, Engraving of the Black Legend, 1598
Quiz for Solo Analysis LaunchPad
Conclusion: A New America
LearningCurve LaunchPad
Chapter Review 
Summative Quiz LaunchPad
DOCUMENT PROJECT 1 Indian and Spanish Encounters in the Americas, 1520–1555
Document 1.5 Hernán Cortés, Letter to King Charles I, 1520
Document 1.6 Aztec Priests Respond to the Spanish, 1524
Document 1.7 Hernán Cortés and Malintzin Meet Montezuma at Tenochtitlán, 1519
Document 1.8 Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca, La Relación, c. 1528
Quiz for Document Project 1 LaunchPad
1. Document Projects for Exploring American Histories, Document Project 1: Mapping America LaunchPad
Document 1.1 Christopher and Bartolomeo Columbus, Map of Europe and North Africa, c. 1490
Quiz for Document 1.1 LaunchPad
Document 1.2 Piri Reis Map, 1513
Quiz for Document 1.2 LaunchPad
Document 1.3 Dauphin Map of Canada, c. 1543
Quiz for Document 1.3 LaunchPad
Document 1.4 Map of Cuauhtinchan, 1550
Quiz for Document 1.4 LaunchPad
Interpret the Evidence and Put It in Context
THINKING THROUGH SOURCES 1: Mapping America LaunchPad
Organize the Evidence for Thinking through Sources 1 LaunchPad
Draw Conclusions from the Evidence for Thinking through Sources 1 LaunchPad
Essay Questions for Thinking through Sources 1 LaunchPad

2. COLONIZATION AND CONFLICTS, 1550–1680
Guided Reading Exercise LaunchPad
AMERICAN HISTORIES: Captain John Smith and Anne Hutchinson
Religious and Imperial Transformations
The Protestant Reformation
Spain’s Global Empire Declines
France Enters the Race for Empire
GUIDED ANALYSIS Document 2.1 A French Nun Reports a Huron Woman’s View of the Jesuits, 1640
Quiz for Guided Analysis LaunchPad
The Dutch Expand into North America
The English Seek an Empire
The English Establish Jamestown
Tobacco Fuels Growth in Virginia
Expansion, Rebellion, and the Emergence of Slavery
COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS Indentured Servants in Maryland Document 2.2 Sarah Tailer Charges Captain and Mrs. Thomas Bradnox with Abuse, 1659; Document 2.3 John Smith et al. Petition the Governor and Council for Redress, 1663
Quiz for Comparative Analysis LaunchPad
The English Compete for West Indies Possessions
Pilgrims and Puritans Settle New England
Pilgrims Arrive in Massachusetts
The Puritan Migration
The Puritan Worldview
Dissenters Challenge Puritan Authority
Wars in Old and New England
SOLO ANALYSIS Document 2.4 Captain John Underhill, Attack at Mystic, Connecticut, 1638
Quiz for Solo Analysis LaunchPad
Conclusion: European Empires in North America
LearningCurve
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Chapter Review 
Summative Quiz LaunchPad
DOCUMENT PROJECT 2 King Philip’s War
Document 2.5
William Nahaton, Petition to Free an Indian Slave, 1675
Document 2.6 Benjamin Church, A Visit with Awashonks, Sachem of the Sakonnet, 1716
Document 2.7 John Easton, A Relation of the Indian War, 1675
Document 2.8 Edward Randolph, Report on the War, 1676
Document 2.9 Mary Rowlandson, Narrative of Captivity, 1682
Quiz for Document Project 2 LaunchPad

2. Document Projects for Exploring American Histories, Document Project 2: Comparing Virginia and Massachusetts Bay Colonies LaunchPad
Document 2.1 John Smith, The Commodities in Virginia, c. 1612
Quiz for Document 2.1 LaunchPad
Document 2.2 Powhatan’s Viewpoint, as reported by John Smith, 1609
Quiz for Document 2.2 LaunchPad
Document 2.3 John Winthrop, A Model of Christian Charity, 1630
Quiz for Document 2.3 LaunchPad
Document 2.4 Richard Frethorne, Letter Home from Virginia, 1623
Quiz for Document 2.4 LaunchPad
Document 2.5 Letter Home from Massachusetts Bay, 1631
Quiz for Document 2.5 LaunchPad
Interpret the Evidence and Put It in Context
THINKING THROUGH SOURCES 2: Comparing Virginia and Massachusetts Bay Colonies LaunchPad
Organize the Evidence for Thinking through Sources 2 LaunchPad
Draw Conclusions from the Evidence for Thinking through Sources 2 LaunchPad
Essay Questions for Thinking through Sources 2 LaunchPad

3. COLONIAL AMERICA AMID GLOBAL CHANGE, 1680–1750
Guided Reading Exercise LaunchPad
AMERICAN HISTORIES: William Moraley Jr. and Eliza Lucas
Europeans Expand Their Claims
English Colonies Grow and Multiply
France Seeks Land and Control
The Pueblo Revolt and Spain’s Fragile Empire
European Wars and American Consequences 
Colonial Conflicts and Indian Alliances
Indians Resist European Encroachment
GUIDED ANALYSIS Document 3.1 The Tuscarora Appeal to the Pennsylvania Government, 1710
Quiz for Guided Analysis LaunchPad
Conflicts on the Southern Frontier
The Benefits and Costs of Empire
Colonial Traders Join Global Networks
Imperial Policies Focus on Profits
The Atlantic Slave Trade
COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS The Middle Passage 
Document 3.2 Plan of a Slave Ship, 1794; Document 3.3 The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, 1789
Quiz for Comparative Analysis LaunchPad
Seaport Cities and Consumer Cultures
Labor in North America
Finding Work in the Colonies
SOLO ANALYSIS Document 3.4 Gottlieb Mittelberger, Laboring in Pennsylvania, 1756
Quiz for Solo Analysis LaunchPad
Coping with Economic Distress
Rural Americans Face Changing Conditions
Slavery Takes Hold in the South
Africans Resist Their Enslavement
Conclusion: Changing Fortunes in British North America
LearningCurve
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Chapter Review 
Summative Quiz LaunchPad
DOCUMENT PROJECT 3 Tobacco and Slaves
Document
3.5 Virginia Slave Laws, 1662 and 1667
Document 3.6 John Ball Instructs His Nephew on Managing Enslaved Workers, 1743
Document 3.7 Enslaved Blacks Working on a Tobacco Plantation
Document 3.8 Richard Corbin Describes How to Become a Successful Planter, 1759
Document 3.9 Lieutenant Governor William Gooch to the Board of Trade, London, 1729
Quiz for Document Project 3 LaunchPad
3. Document Projects for Exploring American Histories, Document Project 3: The Atlantic Slave Trade LaunchPad
Document 3.1 Venture Smith, A Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Venture, a Native of Africa, 1798
Quiz for Document 3.1 LaunchPad
Document 3.2 Thomas Phillips, Voyage of the Hannibal, 1694
Quiz for Document 3.2 LaunchPad
Document 3.3 Willem Bosman, A New and Accurate Description of the Coast of Guinea, 1703
Quiz for Document 3.3 LaunchPad
Document 3.4 Olaudah Equiano, The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, 1789
Quiz for Document 3.4 LaunchPad
Interpret the Evidence and Put It in Context
THINKING THROUGH SOURCES 3: The Atlantic Slave Trade LaunchPad
Organize the Evidence for Thinking through Sources 3 LaunchPad
Draw Conclusions from the Evidence for Thinking through Sources 3 LaunchPad
Essay Questions for Thinking through Sources 3 LaunchPad

4. RELIGIOUS STRIFE AND SOCIAL UPHEAVALS, 1680–1750
Guided Reading Exercise LaunchPad
AMERICAN HISTORIES: Gilbert Tennent and Sarah Grosvenor
An Ungodly Society?
The Rise of Religious Anxieties
Cries of Witchcraft
GUIDED ANALYSIS Document 4.1 Abigail Faulkner Appeals Her Conviction for Witchcraft, 1692
Quiz for Guided Analysis LaunchPad
Family and Household Dynamics
Women’s Changing Status
COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS Elite Women’s Lives in the North American Colonies Document 4.2 Isaac Royall and His Family, 1741; Document 4.3 Eliza Lucas Letter to Miss Bartlett, London, c. 1742
Quiz for Comparative Analysis LaunchPad
Working Families
Reproduction and Women’s Roles
The Limits of Patriarchal Order
Diversity and Competition in Colonial Society
Population Growth and Economic Competition
Increasing Diversity
Expansion and Conflict
Religious Awakenings
The Roots of the Great Awakening
An Outburst of Revivals
Religious Dissension
Political Awakenings
Changing Political Relations
Dissent and Protest
Transforming Urban Politics
SOLO ANALYSIS Document 4.4 Andrew Hamilton’s Defense of John Peter Zenger, 1736
Quiz for Solo Analysis LaunchPad
Conclusion: A Divided Society
LearningCurve
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Chapter Review 
Summative Quiz LaunchPad
DOCUMENT PROJECT 4 Awakening Religious Tensions
Document
4.5 Nathan Cole, On George Whitefield Coming to Connecticut, 1740
Document 4.6 Benjamin Franklin, On George Whitefield, the Great Revivalist, 1739
Document 4.7 Jonathan Edwards, Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God, 1741
Document 4.8 Newspaper Report on James Davenport, 1743
Document 4.9 John Collet, George Whitefield Preaching, c. 1760
Quiz for Document Project 4 LaunchPad
4. Document Projects for Exploring American Histories, Document Project 4: A New Commercial Culture in Boston LaunchPad
Document 4.1 Ship Arrivals and Departures at Boston, 1707
Quiz for Document 4.1 LaunchPad
Document 4.2 Goods for Sale, 1720
Quiz for Document 4.2 LaunchPad
Document 4.3 Advertisement for Musical Instruments, 1716
Quiz for Document 4.3 LaunchPad
Document 4.4 Chest of Drawers, ca. 1735–1739
Quiz for Document 4.4 LaunchPad
Document 4.5 Advertisement for Runaway Slave, 1744
Quiz for Document 4.5 LaunchPad
Document 4.6 Letter from a Boston Protester, 1737
Quiz for Document 4.6 LaunchPad
Interpret the Evidence and Put It in Context
THINKING THROUGH SOURCES 4: A New Commercial Culture in Boston LaunchPad
Organize the Evidence for Thinking through Sources 4 LaunchPad
Draw Conclusions from the Evidence for Thinking through Sources 4 LaunchPad
Essay Questions for Thinking through Sources 4 LaunchPad

5. WARS AND EMPIRES, 1750–1774
Guided Reading Exercise LaunchPad
AMERICAN HISTORIES: George Washington and Hermon Husband
Imperial Conflicts and Indian Wars, 1754–1763
The Opening Battles
A Shift to Global War
The Costs of Victory
Battles and Boundaries on the Frontier
Conflicts over Land and Labor Escalate
GUIDED ANALYSIS Document 5.1 Hermon Husband, Causes of Armed Resistance in North Carolina, 1770
Quiz for Guided Analysis LaunchPad
Postwar British Policies and Colonial Unity
Common Grievances
Forging Ties across the Colonies
Great Britain Seeks Greater Control
Resistance to Britain Intensifies
The Stamp Act Inspires Coordinated Resistance
COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS Protesting the Stamp Act Document 5.2 London Merchants Petition to Repeal the Stamp Act, 1766; Document 5.3 The Repeal, 1766
Quiz for Comparative Analysis LaunchPad
The Townshend Act and the Boston Massacre
SOLO ANALYSIS Document 5.4 John Dickinson, Letter from a Farmer, 1768
Quiz for Solo Analysis LaunchPad
Continuing Conflicts at Home
Tea and Widening Resistance
The Continental Congress and Colonial Unity
Conclusion: Liberty within Empire
LearningCurve
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Chapter Review 
Summative Quiz LaunchPad
DOCUMENT PROJECT 5 The Boston Massacre
Document 5.5
Deposition of William Wyatt, March 7, 1770
Document 5.6 Account of Boston Massacre Funeral Procession, March 12, 1770
Document 5.7 Paul Revere, Etching of the Boston Massacre, 1770
Document 5.8 Account of Captain Thomas Preston, June 25, 1770
Document 5.9 John Adams, Defense of the British Soldiers at Trial, October 1770Quiz for Document Project 5 LaunchPad
5. Document Projects for Exploring American Histories, Document Project 5: Defining Liberty, Defining America LaunchPad
Document 5.1 The Albany Plan of Union, 1754
Quiz for Document 5.1 LaunchPad
Document 5.2 Boycott Agreement of Women in Boston, 1770
Quiz for Document 5.2 LaunchPad
Document 5.3 Peter Bestes and Massachusetts Slaves, Letter to Local Representatives, 1773
Quiz for Document 5.3 LaunchPad
Document 5.4 Committees of Correspondence, 1773
Quiz for Document 5.4 LaunchPad
Document 5.5 J. Hector St. John de Crevecoeur, Letters from an American Farmer, 1782Quiz for Document 5.5 LaunchPad
Interpret the Evidence and Put It in Context
THINKING THROUGH SOURCES 5: Defining Liberty, Defining America LaunchPad
Organize the Evidence for Thinking through Sources 5 LaunchPad
Draw Conclusions from the Evidence for Thinking through Sources 5 LaunchPad
Essay Questions for Thinking through Sources 5 LaunchPad

6. THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION, 1775–1783
Guided Reading Exercise LaunchPad
AMERICAN HISTORIES: Thomas Paine and Deborah Sampson
The Question of Independence
Armed Conflict Erupts
Building a Continental Army
Reasons for Caution and for Action
GUIDED ANALYSIS Document 6.1 Thomas Paine, Common Sense, January 1776
Declaring Independence
Quiz for Guided Analysis LaunchPad
Choosing Sides
Recruiting Supporters
COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS African Americans in New York City amid the Upheavals of 1776 Document 6.2 Slaves Destroy Statue of King George III in New York City, July 1776; Document 6.3 A Fire Burns British-Occupied New York City, September 1776
Quiz for Comparative Analysis LaunchPad
Choosing Neutrality
Committing to Independence
Fighting for Independence, 1776–1777
British Troops Gain Early Victories
Patriots Prevail in New Jersey
A Critical Year of Warfare
Patriots Gain Critical Assistance
Surviving on the Home Front
Governing in Revolutionary Times
Colonies Become States
Patriots Divide over Slavery
France Allies with the Patriots
Raising Armies and Funds
Indian Affairs and Land Claims
Winning the War and the Peace, 1778–1781
Fighting in the West
SOLO ANALYSIS Document 6.4 Mary Jemison, The War’s Impact on the Seneca Nation, 1823
Quiz for Solo Analysis LaunchPad
War Rages in the South
An Uncertain Peace
A Surprising Victory
Conclusion: Legacies of the Revolution
LearningCurve
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Chapter Review 
Summative Quiz LaunchPad
DOCUMENT PROJECT 6 Women in the Revolution
Document
6.5 Christian Barnes, Letter to Elizabeth Inman, April 29, 1775
Document 6.6 Deborah Champion, Letter to Patience, October 2, 1775
Document 6.7 Abigail Adams, Letter to John Adams, March 31, 1776
Document 6.8 Esther De Berdt Reed, The Sentiments of an American Woman, 1780
Document 6.9 Elizabeth "Mumbet" Freeman, 1811
Quiz for Document Project 6 LaunchPad
6. Document Projects for Exploring American Histories, Document Project 6: Loyalists in the American Revolution LaunchPad
Document 6.1 Joseph Galloway, Speech to Continental Congress, 1774
Quiz for Document 6.1 LaunchPad
Document 6.2 Charles Inglis, The True Interest of America, Impartially Stated, 1776
Quiz for Document 6.2 LaunchPad
Document 6.3 Hannah Griffits, Response to Thomas Paine, 1776
Quiz for Document 6.3 LaunchPad
Document 6.4 Joseph Brant (Mohawk) Expresses Loyalty to the Crown (1776)
Quiz for Document 6.4 LaunchPad
Document 6.5 Boston King, Memoirs of the Life of Boston King, 1798
Quiz for Document 6.5 LaunchPad
Interpret the Evidence and Put It in Context
THINKING THROUGH SOURCES 6: Loyalists in the American Revolution LaunchPad
Organize the Evidence for Thinking through Sources 6 LaunchPad
Draw Conclusions from the Evidence for Thinking through Sources 6 LaunchPad
Essay Questions for Thinking through Sources 6 LaunchPad

7. FORGING A NEW NATION, 1783–1800
Guided Reading Exercise LaunchPad
AMERICAN HISTORIES: Daniel Shays and Alexander Hamilton
Financial, Frontier, and Foreign Problems
Continental Officers Threaten Confederation
Indians, Land, and the Northwest Ordinance
GUIDED ANALYSIS Document 7.1 United Indian Nations Council, Message to Congress, 1786
Quiz for Guided Analysis LaunchPad
Depression and Debt
On the Political Margins
Separating Church and State
African Americans Struggle for Rights
COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS Women and Free Blacks Claim Rights in the Nation Document 7.2 Judith Sargent Murray, On the Equality of the Sexes, 1790; Document 7.3 Petition from Free Blacks of Charleston, 1791
Quiz for Comparative Analysis LaunchPad
Women Seek Wider Roles
Indebted Farmers Fuel Political Crises
Reframing the American Government
The Constitutional Convention of 1787
Americans Battle over Ratification
Organizing the Federal Government
Hamilton Forges an Economic Agenda
Years of Crisis, 1792–1796
Foreign Trade and Foreign Wars
The Whiskey Rebellion
Further Conflicts on the Frontier
The First Party System
The Adams Presidency
The Election of 1800
SOLO ANALYSIS Document 7.4 The Election of 1800
Quiz for Solo Analysis LaunchPad
Conclusion: A Young Nation Comes of Age
LearningCurve
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Chapter Review 
Summative Quiz LaunchPad
DOCUMENT PROJECT 7 Debating the Constitution in New York State
Document
7.5 James Madison, Federalist 10, The Union as a Safeguard Against Domestic Faction and Insurrection, November 1787
Document 7.6 Melancton Smith, Antifederalist Argument at the New York State Convention, June 1788
Document 7.7 Alexander Hamilton, Federalist Argument at the New York State Convention, June 1788
Document 7.8 John Williams, Antifederalist Argument at the New York State Convention, June 1788
Document 7.9 The Eleventh Pillar of the Great National Dome, July 1788
Quiz for Document Project 7 LaunchPad
7. Document Projects for Exploring American Histories, Document Project 7: Whiskey Rebellion LaunchPad
Document 7.1 Resolution to the Pennsylvania Legislature, 1791
Quiz for Document 7.1 LaunchPad
Document 7.2 The Pittsburgh Resolution, 1794
Quiz for Document 7.2 LaunchPad
Document 7.3 George Washington, Proclamation Against the Rebels, 1794
Quiz for Document 7.3 LaunchPad
Document 7.4 Alexander Hamilton, Letter to George Washington, August 5, 1794
Quiz for Document 7.4 LaunchPad
Document 7.5 James Madison, Letter to James Monroe, December 4, 1794
Quiz for Document 7.5 LaunchPad
Interpret the Evidence and Put It in Context
THINKING THROUGH SOURCES 7: Whiskey Rebellion LaunchPad
Organize the Evidence for Thinking through Sources 6 LaunchPad
Draw Conclusions from the Evidence for Thinking through Sources 6 LaunchPad
Essay Questions for Thinking through Sources 6 LaunchPad

8. THE EARLY REPUBLIC, 1790–1820
Guided Reading Exercise LaunchPad
AMERICAN HISTORIES: Parker Cleaveland and Sacagawea
The Dilemmas of National Identity
Education for a New Nation

Literary and Cultural Developments
GUIDED ANALYSIS Document 8.1 Samuel Jennings, Liberty Displaying the Arts and Sciences, 1792
Quiz for Guided Analysis LaunchPad
The Racial Limits of an American Culture
Emigration and Colonization
A New Capital for a New Nation
Extending Federal Power
A New Administration Faces Challenges
COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS White Responses to Black Rebellion Document 8.2 Thomas Jefferson, Letter to U.S. Minister to Great Britain Rufus King, July 1802; Document 8.3 Leonora Sansay, Letter to Aaron Burr, November 1802
Quiz for Comparative Analysis LaunchPad
Acquiring the Louisiana Territory
The Supreme Court Extends Its Reach
Democratic-Republicans Expand Federal Powers
Remaking America’s Economic Character
The U.S. Population Grows and Migrates
Technology Reshapes Agriculture and Industry
SOLO ANALYSIS Document 8.4 Timothy Dwight, Visit to Worcester (Massachusetts) Mills, 1821
Quiz for Solo Analysis LaunchPad
Transforming Household Production
Technology, Cotton, and Slaves
Conclusion: New Identities and New Challenges
LearningCurve
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Chapter Review 
Summative Quiz LaunchPad
DOCUMENT PROJECT 8 The Corps of Discovery: Paeans to Peace and Instruments of War
Document
8.5 William Clark, Journal, October 12, 1804
Document 8.6 Charles McKenzie, Narrative of a Fur Trader, November 1804
Document 8.7 William Clark, Journal, November 18, 1804
Document 8.8 Clark and Lewis Journal, January 28 and February 1, 1805
Document 8.9 Meriwether Lewis, Journal, August 20, 1805
Quiz for Document Project 8 LaunchPad
8. Document Projects for Exploring American Histories, Document Project 8: Race Relations in the Early Republic LaunchPad
Document 8.1 Confession of Solomon, September 1800
Quiz for Document 8.1 LaunchPad
Document 8.2 Andrew Jackson, Runaway Slave Advertisement, 1804
Quiz for Document 8.2 LaunchPad
Document 8.3 Robert Sutcliff, Travels in Some Parts of North America, 1812
Quiz for Document 8.3 LaunchPad
Document 8.4 Free Blacks in Philadelphia Oppose Colonization, 1817
Quiz for Document 8.4 LaunchPad
Document 8.5 Richard Allen, Excerpt from The Life, Experience, and Gospel Labours of the Rt. Rev. Richard Allen, 1833
Quiz for Document 8.5 LaunchPad
Interpret the Evidence and Put It in Context
THINKING THROUGH SOURCES 8: Race Relations in the Early Republic LaunchPad
Organize the Evidence for Thinking through Sources 8 LaunchPad
Draw Conclusions from the Evidence for Thinking through Sources 8 LaunchPad
Essay Questions for Thinking through Sources 8 LaunchPad

9. DEFENDING AND REDEFINING THE NATION, 1809–1832
Guided Reading Exercise LaunchPad
AMERICAN HISTORIES: Dolley Madison and John Ross
Conflicts at Home and Abroad
Tensions at Sea and on the Frontier
GUIDED ANALYSIS Document 9.1 Tecumseh, Speech to William Henry Harrison, 1810
Quiz for Guided Analysis LaunchPad
War Erupts with Britain
National Expansion and Regional Economies
Governments Fuel Economic Growth
Americans Expand the Nation’s Borders
Regional Economic Development
Economic and Political Crises
The Panic of 1819
Slavery in Missouri
COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS Protesting the Missouri Compromise Document 9.2 Timothy Claimright, Maine Not to Be Coupled with the Missouri Question, 1820; Document 9.3 Thomas Jefferson, Letter to John Holmes, 1820
Quiz for Comparative Analysis LaunchPad
The Expansion and Limits of American Democracy
Expanding Voting Rights
Racial Restrictions and Antiblack Violence
Political Realignments
The Presidential Election of 1828
Jacksonian Politics in Action
A Democratic Spirit?
Confrontations over Tariffs and the Bank
SOLO ANALYSIS Document 9.4 General Jackson Slaying the Many Headed Monster, 1836
Quiz for Solo Analysis LaunchPad
Contesting Indian Removal
Conclusion: The Nation Faces New Challenges
LearningCurve
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Chapter Review 
Summative Quiz LaunchPad
DOCUMENT PROJECT 9 The Election of 1828
Document
9.5 Proceedings of the Anti-Jackson Convention in Richmond, 1828
Document 9.6 John Binns, Monumental Inscriptions, 1828
Document 9.7 New Jersey Pro-Jackson Convention, 1828
Document 9.8 Resolution of the Albany County Republican Convention, 1828
Document 9.9 President Andrew Jackson’s First Inauguration, 1829
Quiz for Document Project 9 LaunchPad
9. Document Projects for Exploring American Histories, Document Project 9: The Panic of 1819 LaunchPad
Document 9.1 Auction in Chatham Square Street, 1820
Quiz for Document 9.1 LaunchPad
Document 9.2 James Flint, Account of the Panic, 1820
Quiz for Document 9.2 LaunchPad
Document 9.3 Virginia Agricultural Society, Antitariff Petition, 1820
Quiz for Document 9.3 LaunchPad
Document 9.4 James Kent, Arguments against Expanding Male Voting Rights, 1821
Quiz for Document 9.4 LaunchPad
Document 9.5 Nathan Sanford, Arguments for Expanding Male Voting Rights, 1821
Quiz for Document 9.5 LaunchPad
Interpret the Evidence and Put It in Context
THINKING THROUGH SOURCES 9: The Panic of 1819 LaunchPad
Organize the Evidence for Thinking through Sources 9 LaunchPad
Draw Conclusions from the Evidence for Thinking through Sources 9  LaunchPad
Essay Questions for Thinking through Sources 9 LaunchPad

10. SLAVERY EXPANDS SOUTH AND WEST, 1830–1850
Guided Reading Exercise LaunchPad
AMERICAN HISTORIES: James Henry Hammond and Solomon Northrup
Planters Expand the Slave System
A Plantation Society Develops in the South
Urban Life in the Slave South
The Consequences of Slavery’s Expansion
GUIDED ANALYSIS Document 10.1 Edward Strutt Abdy, Description of Washington D.C., Slave Pen, 1833
Quiz for Guided Analysis LaunchPad
Slave Society and Culture
Slaves Fuel the Southern Economy
Developing an African American Culture
Resistance and Rebellion
Planters Tighten Control
Harsher Treatment for Southern Blacks
White Southerners without Slaves
Planters Seek to Unify Southern Whites
Democrats Face Political and Economic Crises
The Battle for Texas
COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS Two Views on Texas Independence Document 10.2 Colonel William Travis, Appeal for Reinforcements, March 3, 1836; Document 10.3 Benjamin Lundy, The War in Texas, 1836
Quiz for Comparative Analysis LaunchPad
Indians Resist Removal
Van Buren and the Panic of 1837
The Whigs Win the White House
The National Government Looks to the West
Expanding to Oregon and Texas
Pursuing War with Mexico
SOLO ANALYSIS Document 10.4 Richard Caton Woodville, War News from Mexico, 1848
Quiz for Solo Analysis LaunchPad
Debates over Slavery Intensify
Conclusion: Geographical Expansion and Political Division
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DOCUMENT PROJECT 10 Lives in Slavery
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10.5 William Wells Brown, Memories of Childhood
Document 10.6 Harriet Jacobs, A Girl Threatened by Sexual Exploitation
Document 10.7 Solomon Northup, Endless Labor and Constant Fear
Document 10.8 Friedrich Shulz, The Slave Market
Document 10.9 Mary Reynolds, Recalling Work, Punishment, and Faith
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10. Document Projects for Exploring American Histories, Document Project 10: The Cherokee Removal LaunchPad
Document 10.1 Andrew Jackson, Second Annual Message, 1830
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Document 10.2 Petition of the Women’s Councils to the Cherokee National Council, 1831
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Document 10.3 John Marshall, Majority Opinion, Cherokee Nation v. Georgia, 1831
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Document 10.4 Andrew Jackson as the Great Father, ca. 1835
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Document 10.5 John Ross, On the Treaty of New Echota, 1836
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Interpret the Evidence and Put It in Context
THINKING THROUGH SOURCES 10: The Cherokee Removal LaunchPad
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11. SOCIAL AND CULTURAL FERMENT IN THE NORTH, 1820–1850
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AMERICAN HISTORIES: Charles Grandison Finney and Amy Post
The Growth of Northern Cities
The Lure of Urban Life
The Roots of Urban Disorder
The New Middle Class
The Rise of Industry
Factory Towns and Women Workers
GUIDED ANALYSIS Document 11.1 Harriet Robinson, Reflections on the 1836 Lowell Mill Strike, 1898
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The Decline of Craft Work and Workingmen’s Responses
The Panic of 1837 in the North
Saving the Nation from Sin
The Second Great Awakening
New Visions of Faith and Reform
Transcendentalism
Organizing for Change
Varieties of Reform
The Problem of Poverty
COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS How Can We Help the Poor? Document 11.2 Matthew Carey, Appeal to the Wealthy of the Land, 1833; Document 11.3 Mrs. Emily G. Kempshall, Letter to the Rochester Female Charitable Society, 1838
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The Temperance Movement
Utopian Communities
Abolitionism Expands and Divides
The Beginnings of the Antislavery Movement
Abolition Gains Ground and Enemies
SOLO ANALYSIS Document 11.4 Frederick Douglass, What, to the American Negro, is Your 4th of July?
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Abolitionism and Women’s Rights
The Rise of Antislavery Parties
Conclusion: From the North to the Nation
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DOCUMENT PROJECT 11 Religious Faith and Women’s Activism
Document 11.5
Charles G. Finney, An Influential Woman Convert, 1830
Document 11.6 Elizabeth Emery and Mary P. Abbott, Founding a Female Anti-Slavery
Society, 1836
Document 11.7 Maria Stewart, On Religion and the Pure Principles of Morality, 1831
Document 11.8 Congregational Pastoral Letter, 1837
Document 11.9 Sarah Grimké, Response to the Pastoral Letter, 1837
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11. Document Projects for Exploring American Histories, Document Project 11: Debating Abolition LaunchPad
Document 11.1 William Lloyd Garrison, On the Constitution and the Union, 1832
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Document 11.2 Angelina Grimké, Appeal to the Christian Women of the South, 1836
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Document 11.3 Stephen Symonds Foster, The Brotherhood of Thieves, 1843
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Document 11.4 Liberty Party Platform, 1844
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Document 11.5 Frederick Douglass, Abolitionism and the Constitution, 1851
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Interpret the Evidence and Put It in Context
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12. IMPERIAL AMBITIONS AND SECTIONAL CRISES, 1842–1861
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AMERICAN HISTORIES: John C. Frémont and Dred Scott
Claiming the West
Traveling the Overland Trail
GUIDED ANALYSIS Document 12.1 Elizabeth Smith Geer, Oregon Trail Diary, 1847
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The Gold Rush
A Crowded Land
Expansion and the Politics of Slavery
California and the Compromise of 1850
The Fugitive Slave Act Inspires Northern Protest
COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS The Fugitive Slave Law Contested Document 12.2 William C. Nell, Meeting of Colored Citizens of Boston, September 30, 1850; Document 12.3 President Millard Fillmore, Proclamation 56 Calling on Citizens to Assist in the Recapture of a Fugitive Slave, February 18, 1851
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Pierce Encourages U.S. Expansion
Sectional Crises Intensify
Popularizing Antislavery Sentiment
The Kansas-Nebraska Act Stirs Dissent
Bleeding Kansas and the Election of 1856
The Dred Scott Decision
From Sectional Crisis to Southern Secession
John Brown’s Raid
The Election of 1860
SOLO ANALYSIS Document 12. Republican Party Presidential Ticket, 1860
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The Lower South Secedes
Conclusion: A Nation Divided
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DOCUMENT PROJECT 12 Visions of John Brown
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12.5 State Register (Springfield, Illinois), The Irrepressible Conflict, 1859
Document 12.6 Henry David Thoreau, A Plea for Captain John Brown, 1859
Document 12.7 Reverend J. Sella Martin, Day of Mourning Speech, December 2, 1859
Document 12.8 A Southern Paper Reacts to Brown’s Execution, December 3, 1859
Document 12.9 Currier and Ives, John Brown on His Way to Execution, 1863
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12. Document Projects for Exploring American Histories, Document Project 12: Sectional Politics and the Rise of the Republican Party LaunchPad
Document 12.1 Abraham Lincoln, On Slavery, 1854
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Document 12.2 Republican Party Platform, 1856
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Document 12.3 Charles Sumner, The Crime against Kansas, 1856
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Document 12.4 Lydia Maria Child, Letter to Mrs. S.B. Shaw and Miss Lucy Osgood, 1856
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Document 12.5 The Lincoln-Douglas Debates, 1858
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Interpret the Evidence and Put It in Context
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13. CIVIL WAR, 1861–1865
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AMERICAN HISTORIES: Frederick Douglass and Rose O’Neal Greenhow
The Nation Goes to War, 1861
The South Embraces Secession
GUIDED ANALYSIS Document 13.1 Robert Toombs, Supporting Secession in Georgia, 1860
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Military Conflict and Political Strife, 1861–1862
The Wartime Roles of African Americans and Indians
Union Politicians Consider Emancipation
War Transforms the North and the South
Life and Death on the Battlefield
COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS Photographers Bring the War Home Document 13.2 Union Soldiers in Camp, c. 1863; Document 13.3 Battlefield Dead at Antietam, 1862
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The Northern Economy Expands
Urbanization and Industrialization in the South
Women Aid the War Effort
Dissent and Protest in the Midst of War
The Tide of War Turns, 1863-1865
Key Victories for the Union
African Americans Contribute to Victory
The Final Battles of a Hard War
SOLO ANALYSIS Document 13.4 Eleanor Cohen Seixas, Journal Entry, February 1865
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The War Comes to an End
Conclusion: An Uncertain Future
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DOCUMENT PROJECT 13 Civil War Letters and Journals
Document
13.5 Frederick Spooner, Letter to His Brother Henry, April 30, 1861
Document 13.6 John Hines, Letter to His Parents, April 22, 1862
Document 13.7 Suzy King Taylor, Caring for the Thirty-third U.S. Colored Troops, 1863
Document 13.8 Thomas Freeman, Letter to His Brother-in-Law, March 26, 1864
Document 13.9: Eliza Frances Andrews, On Union Prisoners of War, January 1865
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13. Document Projects for Exploring American Histories, Document Project 13: Home
Front Protest during the Civil War
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Document 13.1 John Beauchamp Jones, The Richmond Bread Riot, 1866
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Document 13.2 Testimony of New York City Draft Riot Victim Mrs. Statts, collected by the Committee of Merchants for the Relief of Colored People, Suffering from the Late Riots, 1863
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Document 13.3 Richmond Bread Riot Cartoon, 1863
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Document 13.4 Clement L. Vallandigham, The Civil War in America, 1863
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Document 13.5 Calls for Peace in North Carolina, 1863
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Document 13.6 Ella Gertrude Clanton Thomas Diary, 1864
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Interpret the Evidence and Put It in Context
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14. EMANCIPATION AND RECONSTRUCTION, 1863–1877
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AMERICAN HISTORIES: Jefferson Long and Andrew Johnson
Emancipation
African Americans Embrace Freedom
GUIDED ANALYSIS Document 14.1 Freedpeople Petition for Land, 1865
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Reuniting Families Torn Apart by Slavery
Freedom to Learn
Freedom to Worship and the Leadership Role of Black Churches
National Reconstruction
Abraham Lincoln Plans for Reunification
Andrew Johnson and Presidential Reconstruction
Johnson and Congressional Resistance
COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS Debating the Freedmen’s Bureau Document 14.2 Colonel Eliphalet Whittlesey, Report on the Freedmen’s Bureau, 1865; Document 14.3 Democratic Flier Opposing the Freedmen’s Bureau Bill, 1866
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Congressional Reconstruction
The Struggle for Universal Suffrage
Remaking the South
Whites Reconstruct the South
Black Political Participation and Economic Opportunities
SOLO ANALYSIS Document 14.4 Sharecropping Agreement, 1870
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White Resistance to Congressional Reconstruction
The Unraveling of Reconstruction
The Republican Retreat
Congressional and Judicial Retreat
The Presidential Compromise of 1876
Conclusion: The Legacies of Reconstruction
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DOCUMENT PROJECT 14 Testing and Contesting Freedom
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14.5 Mississippi Black Code, 1865
Document 14.6 Richard H. Cain, Federal Aid for Land Purchase, 1868
Document 14.7 Ellen Parton, Testimony on Klan Violence, 1871
Document 14.8 Thomas Nast, Colored Rule in a Reconstructed (?) State, 1874
Document 14.9 What the Centennial Ought to Accomplish, 1875
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14. Document Projects for Exploring American Histories, Document Project 14: Reconstruction in South Carolina LaunchPad
Document 14.1 Colored People’s Convention of South Carolina, Memorial to Congress, 1865
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Document 14.2 Lottie Rollin, Address on Universal Suffrage, 1870
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Document 14.3 Robert Brown Elliott, In Defense of the Civil Rights Bill, 1874
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Document 14.4 James Shepherd Pike, The Prostrate State, 1874
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Document 14.5 Ulysses S. Grant, Letter to South Carolina Governor D. H. Chamberlain, 1876
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Interpret the Evidence and Put It in Context
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15. THE WEST, 1865–1896
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AMERICAN HISTORIES: Annie Oakley and Geronimo
Opening the West
The Great Plains
Federal Policy and Foreign Investment
Indians and Resistance to Expansion
Indian Civilizations
GUIDED ANALYSIS Document 15.1 Buffalo Hunting, c. 1875
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Changing Federal Policy toward Indians
Indian Defeat
Reforming Indian Policy
Indian Assimilation and Resistance
The Mining and Lumber Industries
The Business of Mining
Life in the Mining Towns
The Lumber Boom
The Cattle Industry and Commercial Farming
The Life of the Cowboy
COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS Cowboy Myths and Realities Document 15.2 Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show, 1893; Document 15.3 George C. Duffield, Diary of a Real Cowboy, 1866
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The Rise of Commercial Ranching
Commercial Farming
Women Homesteaders
Farming on the Great Plains
Diversity in the Far West
Mormons
Californios
SOLO ANALYSIS Document 15.4 White Caps Flier, 1890
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The Chinese
Conclusion: The Ambiguous Legacy of the West
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DOCUMENT PROJECT 15 American Indians and Whites in the West
Document 15.5
James Michael Cavanaugh, Support for Indian Extermination, 1868
Document 15.6 Helen Hunt Jackson, Challenges to Indian Policy, 1881
Document 15.7 Thomas Nast, "Patience until the Indian Is Civilized—So to Speak," 1878
Document 15.8 Zitkala-Ša, Life at an Indian Boarding School, 1921
Document 15.9 Chief Joseph, Views on Indian Affairs, 1879
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15. Document Projects for Exploring American Histories, Document Project 15: Women in the West LaunchPad
Document 15.1 Martha Jane Cannary Burk, The Life and Adventures of Calamity Jane, 1896Quiz for Document 15.1 LaunchPad
Document 15.2 Black Migrants to Kansas, 1880
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Document 15.3 A Prostitute’s Contract, 1886
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Document 15.4 Abigail Scott Duniway, Speaking Out for the Right to Vote, 1914
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Document 15.5 Caroline Nichols Churchill, Fighting for Woman Suffrage in Colorado, 1909
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Interpret the Evidence and Put It in Context
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Draw Conclusions from the Evidence for Thinking through Sources 15 LaunchPad
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16. INDUSTRIAL AMERICA, 1877–1900
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AMERICAN HISTORIES: Andrew Carnegie and John Sherman
America Industrializes
The New Industrial Economy
Innovation and Inventions
Building a New South
Industrial Consolidation
The Growth of Corporations
GUIDED ANALYSIS Document 16.1 Horace Taylor, What a Funny Little Government, 1900
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Laissez-Faire, Social Darwinism, and Their Critics
The Doctrines of Success
Challenges to Laissez-Faire
Society and Culture in the Gilded Age
Wealthy and Middle-Class Leisure-Time Pursuits
COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS Leisure-Class Women Document 16.2 The Delineator, 1900; Document 16.3 Alice Austen and Trude Eccleston, 1891
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Changing Gender Roles
Black America and Jim Crow
National Politics in the Era of Industrialization
The Weak Presidency
SOLO ANALYSIS Documents 16.4 James Bryce, Why Great Men Are Not Chosen Presidents, 1888
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Congressional Inefficiency
The Business of Politics
An Energized and Entertained Electorate
Conclusion: Industrial America
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DOCUMENT PROJECT 16 Debates about Laissez-Faire
Document 16.5
William Graham Sumner, A Defense of Laissez-Faire, 1883
Document 16.6 Edward Bellamy Looking Backward, 2000–1887, 1888
Document 16.7 Andrew Carnegie, The Gospel of Wealth, 1889
Document 16.8 Henry Demarest Lloyd, Critique of Wealth, 1894
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16. Document Projects for Exploring American Histories, Document Project 16: Labor and Race in the New South LaunchPad
Document 16.1 Henry Grady, The New South, 1890
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Document 16.2 Testimony of North Carolina Industrial Workers, 1887
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Document 16.3 Sharecropper’s Contract, 1882
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Document 16.4 Mississippi Constitution, 1890
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Document 16.5 Justice Henry Billings Brown, Plessy v. Ferguson, 1896
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Interpret the Evidence and Put It in Context
THINKING THROUGH SOURCES 16: Labor and Race in the New South LaunchPad
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Draw Conclusions from the Evidence for Thinking through Sources 16 LaunchPad
Essay Questions for Thinking through Sources 16 LaunchPad 

17. WORKERS AND FARMERS IN THE AGE OF ORGANIZATION, 1877–1900
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AMERICAN HISTORIES: John McLuckie and Mary Elizabeth Lease
Working People Organize
The Industrialization of Labor
GUIDED ANALYSIS Document 17.1 John Morrison, Testimony on the Impact of Mechanization, 1883
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Organizing Unions
Clashes between Workers and Owners
Working-Class Leisure in Industrial America
Farmers Organize
Farmers Unite
Populists Rise Up
COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS Farmers and Workers Organize: Two Views Document 17.2 The Ten Commandments of the Grange, 1874; Document 17.3 The Populist Party Platform, 1892
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The Depression of the 1890s
Depression Politics
SOLO ANALYSIS Document 17.4 Walter Huston, "Here Lies Prosperity," 1895
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Political Realignment in the Election of 1896
The Decline of the Populists
Conclusion: A Passion for Organization
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DOCUMENT PROJECT 17 The Pullman Strike of 1894
Document 17.5
George Pullman, Testimony before the U.S. Strike Commission, 1894
Document 17.6 Eugene V. Debs, On Radicalism, 1902
Document 17.7 Jennie Curtis, Testimony before the U.S. Strike Commission, 1894
Document 17.8 Report from the Commission to Investigate the Chicago Strike, 1895
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17. Document Projects for Exploring American Histories, Document Project 17: The Meanings of Populism LaunchPad
Document 17.1 Frank Doster, Labor Day Speech, 1894
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Document 17.2 Reverend J. L. Moore, The Colored Farmers’ Alliance, 1891
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Document 17.3 Thomas E. Watson, "The Negro Question in the South," 1892
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Document 17.4 "The People’s Party Tree," 1895
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Document 17.5 William Jennings Bryan, Cross of Gold Speech, 1896
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Interpret the Evidence and Put It in Context
THINKING THROUGH SOURCES 17: The Meanings of Populism LaunchPad
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Draw Conclusions from the Evidence for Thinking through Sources 17 LaunchPad
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18. CITIES, IMMIGRANTS, AND THE NATION, 1880–1914
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AMERICAN HISTORIES: Beryl Lassin and Maria Vik
A New Wave of Immigrants
Immigrants Arrive from Many Lands
Creating Immigrant Communities
GUIDED ANALYSIS Document 18.1 Anzia Yerzierska, Immigrant Fathers and Daughters, 1925
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Hostility toward Recent Immigrants
COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS The Chinese in America Document 18.2 Saum Song Bo, "A Chinese View of the Statue of Liberty" 1885; Document 18.3 Yick Wo v. Hopkins, 1886
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The Assimilation Dilemma
Becoming an Urban Nation
The New Industrial City
Cities Expand Upward and Outward
How the Other Half Lived
SOLO ANALYSIS Document 18.4 Rose Schneiderman, The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire, 1911
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Urban Politics at the Turn of the Century
Political Machines and City Bosses
Urban Reformers
Conclusion: A Nation of Cities
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DOCUMENT PROJECT 18 "Melting Pot" or "Vegetable Soup"?
Document 18.5
Israel Zangwill, The Melting-Pot, 1908
Document 18.6 "The Mortar of Assimilation—And the Element That Won’t Mix," 1889
Document 18.7 "Be Just—Even to John Chinaman," 1893
Document 18.8 Alfred P. Schultz, The Mongrelization of America, 1908
Document 18.9 Randolph S. Bourne, Trans-national America, 1916
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18. Document Projects for Exploring American Histories, Document Project 18: Class and Leisure in the American City LaunchPad
Document 18.1 Elephant Ride at Coney Island, 1911
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Document 18.2 International Contest for the Heavyweight Championship, 1907
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Document 18.3 Joseph Rumshinsky, "The Living Orphan," 1914
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Document 18.4 Hutchins Hapgood, Types from City Streets, 1910
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Document 18.5 Thorstein Veblen, The Theory of the Leisure Class, 1899
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Interpret the Evidence and Put It in Context
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Draw Conclusions from the Evidence for Thinking through Sources 18 LaunchPad
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19. PROGRESSIVISM AND THE SEARCH FOR ORDER, 1900–1917
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AMERICAN HISTORIES: Gifford Pinchot and Gene Stratton-Porter
The Roots of Progressivism
Progressive Origins
GUIDED ANALYSIS Document 19.1 Walter Rauschenbusch, Christianity and the Social Crisis, 1907
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Muckrakers
Humanitarian and Social Justice Reform
Female Progressives and the Poor
Fighting for Women’s Suffrage
Progressivism and African Americans
COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS Addressing Racial Inequality Documents 19.2 Booker T. Washington, The Atlanta Compromise, 1895; Document 19.3 Ida B. Wells, Booker T. Washington and His Critics, 1904
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Progressivism and Indians
Morality and Social Control
Prohibition
Prostitution, Narcotics, and Juvenile Delinquency
Birth Control
SOLO ANALYSIS Document 19.4 Margaret Sanger, "Birth Control and Racial Betterment," 1919
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Immigration Restriction
Good Government Progressivism
Municipal and State Reform
Conservation and Preservation of the Environment
Presidential Progressivism
Theodore Roosevelt and the Square Deal
Taft Retreats from Progressivism
The Election of 1912
Woodrow Wilson and the New Freedom Agenda
Conclusion: The Progressive Legacy
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DOCUMENT PROJECT 19 Muller v. Oregon, 1908
Document 19.5
Theodore Roosevelt, "On American Motherhood," 1905
Document 19.6 William D. Fenton and Henry H. Gilfrey, Brief for Plaintiff in Error, Muller v. Oregon, 1907
Document 19.7 Louis D. Brandeis, Brief for Defendant in Error, Muller v. Oregon, 1908
Document 19.8 Justice David J. Brewer, Opinion in Muller v. Oregon, 1908
Document 19.9 Louisa Dana Haring, Letter, "Equality before the Law," 1908
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19. Document Projects for Exploring American Histories, Document Project 19: Progressivism and Social Control LaunchPad
Document 19.1 Frances Willard, On Behalf of Home Protection, 1884
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Document 19.2 Abstinence Poster, 1919
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Document 19.3 Indiana Sterilization Law, 1907
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Document 19.4 The Immigration Act of 1917
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Document 19.5 "Sanitary Precaution," c. 1914
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Interpret the Evidence and Put It in Context
THINKING THROUGH SOURCES 19: Progressivism and Social Control LaunchPad
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Draw Conclusions from the Evidence for Thinking through Sources 19 LaunchPad
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20. EMPIRE AND WARS, 1898–1918
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AMERICAN HISTORIES: Alfred Thayer Mahan and José Martí
The Awakening of Imperialism
The Economics of Expansion
Cultural Justifications for Imperialism
Gender and Empire
GUIDED ANALYSIS Document 20.1 Rudyard Kipling, "The White Man’s Burden," 1899
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The War with Spain
Revolution in Cuba
The War of 1898
The Pacification of Cuba
The Philippine War
COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS Fighting in the Philippines Document 20.2 President McKinley Defends His Decision; Document 20.3 Cartoon, "A Bigger Job Than He Thought For,"1899
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Extending U.S. Imperialism, 1899–1913
Theodore Roosevelt and "Big Stick" Diplomacy
Opening the Door in China
Wilson and American Foreign Policy, 1912–1917
Diplomacy and War
Making the World Safe for Democracy
Fighting the War at Home
Government by Commission
Winning Hearts and Minds
SOLO ANALYSIS Document 20.4 W. E. B. Du Bois, "Returning Soldiers," 1919
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Waging Peace
The Failure of Ratification
Conclusion: An American Empire
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DOCUMENT PROJECT 20 Imperialism versus Anti-Imperialism
Document
20.5 The Hawaiian Memorial, 1897
Document 20.6 Albert Beveridge, The March of the Flag, 1898
Document 20.7 "There’s Plenty of Room at the Table," 1906
Document 20.8 Anti-Imperialism Letter, 1899
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20. Document Projects for Exploring American Histories, Document Project 20: The Committee on Public Information and Wartime Propaganda LaunchPad
Document 20.1 "It’s Duty Boy," c. 1918
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Document 20.2 "Halt the Hun!" c. 1918
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Document 20.3 Advertisement in History Teacher’s Magazine, 1917
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Document 20.4 "He Will Come Back a Better Man!" 1918
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Document 20.5 George Creel, "The ‘Censorship’ Bugbear," 1920
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Interpret the Evidence and Put It in Context
THINKING THROUGH SOURCES 20: The Committee on Public Information and Wartime Propaganda LaunchPad
Organize the Evidence for Thinking through Sources 20 LaunchPad
Draw Conclusions from the Evidence for Thinking through Sources 20 LaunchPad
Essay Questions for Thinking through Sources 20 LaunchPad 

21.
THE TWENTIES, 1919–1929
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AMERICAN HISTORIES: D. C. Stephenson and Ossian Sweet
Social Turmoil
The Red Scare, 1919–1920
GUIDED ANALYSIS Document 21.1 A. Mitchell Palmer, The Case against the Reds, 1920
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Racial Violence in the Postwar Era
Prosperity, Consumption, and Growth
Government Promotion of the Economy
Americans Become Consumers
Urbanization
Perilous Prosperity
Challenges to Social Conventions
Breaking with the Old Morality
The Harlem Renaissance
Marcus Garvey and Black Nationalism
Culture Wars
Prohibition
Nativists versus Immigrants
Resurrection of the Ku Klux Klan
COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS Men and Women of the KKK Document 21.2 Gerald W. Johnson, The Ku Kluxer, 1924; Document 21.3 Women of the Ku Klux Klan, 1927
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Fundamentalism versus Modernism
Politics and the Fading of Prosperity
The Battle for the Soul of the Democratic Party
Lingering Progressivism
SOLO ANALYSIS Document 21.4 Progressive Party Presidential Platform, 1924
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Financial Crash
Conclusion: The Transitional Twenties
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DOCUMENT PROJECT 21 The New Negro and the Harlem Renaissance
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21.5 A. Philip Randolph and Chandler Owen, "The New Negro—What Is He?" 1919
Document 21.6 Claude McKay, If We Must Die, 1919
Document 21.7 Langston Hughes, "The Negro Speaks of Rivers," 1921
Document 21.8 Aaron Douglas, Illustration, The New Negro, 1925
Document 21.9 Bessie Smith, "Down-Hearted Blues," 1923
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21. Document Projects for Exploring American Histories, Document Project 21: The Scopes "Monkey Trial" LaunchPad
Document 21.1 The Butler Act, 1925
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Document 21.2 Clarence Darrow, Trial Speech, 13 July 1925
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Document 21.3 William Jennings Bryan, Trial Speech, 16 July 1925
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Document 21.4 Cartoon from the Chicago Defender, 20 June 1925
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Document 21.5 Poem by Mrs. E.P. Blair, Nashville Tennessean, 29 June 1925
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Interpret the Evidence and Put It in Context
THINKING THROUGH SOURCES 21: The Scopes "Monkey Trial" LaunchPad
Organize the Evidence for Thinking through Sources 21 LaunchPad
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22. DEPRESSION, DISSENT, AND THE NEW DEAL, 1929–1940
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AMERICAN HISTORIES: Eleanor Roosevelt and Luisa Moreno
The Great Depression
Hoover Faces the Depression
Hoovervilles and Dust Storms
Challenges for Minorities
GUIDED ANALYSIS Document 22.1 Plea from the Scottsboro Prisoners, 1932
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Families under Strain
Organized Protest
The New Deal
Roosevelt Restores Confidence
Steps toward Recovery
Direct Assistance and Relief
COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS Letters to Eleanor Roosevelt Document 22.2 Mildred Isbell to Mrs. Roosevelt, January 1, 1936; Document 22.3 Minnie Hardin to Mrs. Roosevelt, December 14, 1937
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New Deal Critics
The New Deal Moves to the Left
Expanding Relief Measures
Establishing Social Security
Organized Labor Strikes Back
A Half Deal for Minorities
Decline of the New Deal
SOLO ANALYSIS Document 22.4 Retire or Move Over, 1937
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Conclusion: New Deal Liberalism
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DOCUMENT PROJECT 22 The Depression in Rural America
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22.5 Ann Marie Low, Dust Bowl Diary, 1934
Document 22.6 John P. Davis, A Black Inventory of the New Deal, 1935
Document 22.7 A Sharecropper’s Family in Washington County, Arkansas, 1935
Document 22.8 Martin Torres, Protest against Maltreatment of Mexican Laborers in California, 1934
Document 22.9 Otis Nation, Testimony to the Great Plains Committee, 1937
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22. Document Projects for Exploring American Histories, Document Project 22: Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal and its Critics LaunchPad
Document 22.1 Franklin Roosevelt, Fireside Chat transcript, May 7, 1933
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Document 22.2 "Give a Man a Job!" transcript 1933
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Document 22.3 Frank E. Gannett, Letter on Court Packing, 1937
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Document 22.4 Republican Party National Platform, 1936
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Document 22.5 Huey P. Long, Criticism of Franklin Roosevelt, 1935
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Interpret the Evidence and Put It in Context
THINKING THROUGH SOURCES 22: Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal and its Critics LaunchPad
Organize the Evidence for Thinking through Sources 22 LaunchPad
Draw Conclusions from the Evidence for Thinking through Sources 22 LaunchPad
Essay Questions for Thinking through Sources 22 LaunchPad 

23. WORLD WAR II, 1933–1945
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AMERICAN HISTORIES: J. Robert Oppenheimer and Fred Korematsu
The Road toward War
The Growing Crisis in Europe
The Challenge to Isolationism
The United States Enters the War
GUIDED ANALYSIS Document 23.1 Monica Sone, Memories of Pearl Harbor
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The Home-Front Economy
Managing the Wartime Economy
New Opportunities for Women
Everyday Life on the Home Front
Fighting for Equality at Home
The Origins of the Civil Rights Movement
Struggles for Mexican Americans
American Indians
The Ordeal of Japanese Americans
COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS Japanese American Internment Document 23.2 Charles Kikuchi Internment Diary, 1942; Document 23.3 Justice Hugo Black, Korematsu v. United States, 1944
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Global War
War in Europe
War in the Pacific
Ending the War
Evidence of the Holocaust
SOLO ANALYSIS Document 23.4 The War Department on Bombing the Railway Lines to Auschwitz, 1944
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Conclusion: The Impact of World War II
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Chapter Review 
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DOCUMENT PROJECT 23 The Decision to Drop the Atomic Bomb
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23.5 Petition to the President of the United States, July 17, 1945
Document 23.6 President Harry S. Truman, Press Release on the Atomic Bomb, August 6, 1945
Document 23.7 Hiroshima, August 6, 1945
Document 23.8 U.S. Strategic Bombing Survey, 1946
Document 23.9 Father Johannes Siemes, Eyewitness Account of the Hiroshima Bombing, 1945
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23. Document Projects for Exploring American Histories, Document Project 23: Anti-Japanese Prejudice during World War II  LaunchPad
Document 23.1 Why We Fight: Prelude to War transcript, 1942
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Document 23.2 Poster to All Persons of Japanese Ancestry, 1942
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Document 23.3 Chief Justice Harlan F. Stone, Hirabayashi v. United States Decision, 1943
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Document 23.4 Justice Frank Murphy, Dissent in Korematsu v. United States, 1944
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Document 23.5 Charles Kikuchi, Internment Diary, 1942
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Interpret the Evidence and Put It in Context
THINKING THROUGH SOURCES 23: Anti-Japanese Prejudice during World War II LaunchPad
Organize the Evidence for Thinking through Sources 23 LaunchPad
Draw Conclusions from the Evidence for Thinking through Sources 23 LaunchPad
Essay Questions for Thinking through Sources 23 LaunchPad

24. THE OPENING OF THE COLD WAR, 1945–1961
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AMERICAN HISTORIES: George Kennan and Julius and Ethel Rosenberg
The Origins of the Cold War, 1945–1947
Mutual Misunderstandings
GUIDED ANALYSIS Document 24.1 Henry Wallace, The Way to Peace, 1946
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The Truman Doctrine
The Marshall Plan and Economic Containment
COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS The Marshall Plan and the Soviet Union Document 24.2 George C. Marshall, The Marshall Plan, 1947; Document 24.3 Vyacheslav Molotov, Soviet Objections to the Marshall Plan, 1947
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The Cold War Hardens, 1948–1953
Military Containment
The Korean War
SOLO ANALYSIS Document 24.4 Statement by President Truman on the Situation in Korea, June 27, 1950
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The Korean War and the Imperial Presidency
Combatting Communism at Home, 1945–1954
Loyalty and the Second Red Scare
McCarthyism
The Cold War Expands, 1953-1961
Nuclear Weapons and Containment
Interventions in the Middle East, Latin America, and Africa
Early Intervention in Vietnam, 1954–1960
Conclusion: The Cold War and Anticommunism
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DOCUMENT PROJECT 24 McCarthyism and the Hollywood Ten
Document 24.5
 Ronald Reagan, Testimony before HUAC, 1947
Document 24.6 John Howard Lawson, Testimony before HUAC, 1947
Document 24.7 The Waldorf Statement and the Introduction of the Blacklist, 1947
Document 24.8 Herblock, "Fire!" 1949
Document 24.9 Lillian Hellman, Letter to HUAC, 1952
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24. Document Projects for Exploring American Histories, Document Project 24: The Korean War LaunchPad
Document 24.1 Sidney W. Souers, NSC 48, December 1949
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Document 24.2 Terenti Shtykov, Telegram, January 19, 1950
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Document 24.3 Harry Truman, Radio Address on Korea, April 11, 1951
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Document 24.4 Douglas MacArthur, Speech before Congress, April 19, 1951
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Document 24.5 Herbert Block, "We've Been Using More of a Roundish One," Washington Post, May 1951
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Interpret the Evidence and Put It in Context
THINKING THROUGH SOURCES 24: The Korean War LaunchPad
Organize the Evidence for Thinking through Sources 24 LaunchPad
Draw Conclusions from the Evidence for Thinking through Sources 24 LaunchPad
Essay Questions for Thinking through Sources 24 LaunchPad

25. TROUBLED INNOCENCE, 1945–1961
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AMERICAN HISTORIES: Alan Freed and Grace Metalious
Peacetime Transition and the Boom Years
Peacetime Challenges, 1945–1948
Economic Conversion and Labor Discontent
Truman, the New Deal Coalition, and the Election of 1948
Economic Boom
Baby Boom
GUIDED ANALYSIS Document 25.1 Adlai E. Stevenson, "A Purpose for Modern Woman," 1955
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Changes in Living Patterns
The Culture of the 1950s
The Rise of Television
Wild Ones on the Big Screen
The Influence of Teenage Culture
The Lives of Women
Religious Revival
Beats and Other Nonconformists
The Growth of the Civil Rights Movement
The Rise of the Southern Civil Rights Movement 
School Segregation and the Supreme Court
The Montgomery Bus Boycott
White Resistance to Desegregation
The Sit-Ins
COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS The Civil Rights Movement and Its Opponents Document 25.2 The Southern Manifesto, 1956; Document 25.3 Ella Baker, "Bigger Than a Hamburger," 1960
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The Civil Rights Movement and Minority Struggles in the West
Domestic Politics in the Eisenhower Era
Modern Republicanism
SOLO ANALYSIS Document 25.4 Dwight Eisenhower, Letter about Moderation in Governance, 1954
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The Election of 1960 
Conclusion: Postwar Politics and Culture
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DOCUMENT PROJECT 25 Teenagers in Postwar America
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25.5 Dick Clark, Your Happiest Years, 1959
Document 25.6 Charlotte Jones, Letter on Elvis, 1957
Document 25.7 The Desegregation of Central High School, 1957
Document 25.8 Gloria Lopez-Stafford, A Mexican-American Childhood in El Paso, Texas, 1949
Document 25.9 Why No Chinese American Delinquents? 1955
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25. Document Projects for Exploring American Histories, Document Project 25: The Postwar Suburbs LaunchPad
Document 25.1 Metropolitan Highway Construction: Boston transcript, 1955
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Document 25.2 In the Suburbs transcript, 1957
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Document 25.3 Harry Henderson, "The Mass-Produced Suburbs," 1953
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Document 25.4 Malvina Reynolds, "Little Boxes," 1962
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Document 25.5 Jackie Robinson, Testimony before the United States Commission on Civil Rights, 1959
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Interpret the Evidence and Put It in Context
THINKING THROUGH SOURCES 25: The Postwar Suburbs LaunchPad
Organize the Evidence for Thinking through Sources 25 LaunchPad
Draw Conclusions from the Evidence for Thinking through Sources 25 LaunchPad
Essay Questions for Thinking through Sources 25 LaunchPad 

26. LIBERALISM AND ITS CHALLENGERS, 1960–1973
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AMERICAN HISTORIES: Earl Warren and Bayard Rustin
The Politics of Liberalism
Kennedy’s New Frontier
Kennedy, the Cold War, and Cuba
GUIDED ANALYSIS Document 26.1 Edmund Valtman, The Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962
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The Civil Rights Movement Intensifies, 1961–1968
Freedom Rides
Kennedy Supports Civil Rights
Freedom Summer and Voting Rights
From Civil Rights to Black Power
Federal Efforts toward Social Reform, 1964-1968
The Great Society
The Warren Court
The Vietnam War, 1961–1969
Kennedy’s Intervention in South Vietnam
Johnson Escalates the War in Vietnam
Challenges to the Liberal Establishment
The New Left
The Counterculture
Liberation Movements
COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS Chicano and Native American Freedom Movements Document 26.2 Chicano Student Movement of Aztlán, 1969; Document 26.3 The Alcatraz Proclamation, American Indian Center, 1969
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The Revival of Conservatism
SOLO ANALYSIS Document 26.4 The Sharon Statement, 1960
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Conclusion: Liberalism and Its Discontents
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DOCUMENT PROJECT 26 Freedom Summer
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26.5 Prospectus for Mississippi Freedom Summer, 1964
Document 26.6 Nancy Ellin, Letter Describing Freedom Summer, 1964
Document 26.7 White Southerners Respond to Freedom Summer, 1964
Document 26.8 Fannie Lou Hamer, Address to the Democratic National Convention Credentials Committee, 1964
Document 26.9 Lyndon B. Johnson, Monitoring the MFDP Challenge, 1964
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26. Document Projects for Exploring American Histories, Document Project 26: Debating the Vietnam War LaunchPad
Document 26.1 Telephone Conversations Between Lyndon Johnson and Senator Richard Russell, May 27, 1964
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Document 26.2 Lyndon Johnson, "Peace Without Conquest," Speech at Johns Hopkins University, April 7, 1965
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Document 26.3 Herbert Block, "Our Position Hasn't Changed At All," Washington Post, June 17, 1965
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Document 26.4 Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, "Statement on Vietnam," January 6, 1966
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Document 26.5 Robert F. Kennedy, "Vietnam Illusions," Feburary 8, 1968
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Interpret the Evidence and Put It in Context
THINKING THROUGH SOURCES 26: Debating the Vietnam War LaunchPad
Organize the Evidence for Thinking through Sources 26 LaunchPad
Draw Conclusions from the Evidence for Thinking through Sources 26 LaunchPad
Essay Questions for Thinking through Sources 26 LaunchPad

27. CONSERVATISM AND ITS CHALLENGERS, 1968–1992
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AMERICAN HISTORIES: Allan Bakke and Anita Hill
Nixon, War, and Politics, 1969–1974
The Election of 1968
GUIDED ANALYSIS Document 27.1 Richard Nixon, Speech Accepting the Republican Nomination for President, August 8, 1968
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The Failure of Vietnamization
Pragmatic Conservatism
The Nixon Landslide and Disgrace, 1972–1974
The Challenges of the 1970s
Jimmy Carter and the Limits of Affluence
The Persistence of Liberalism
COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS Women of Color and Feminism
Racial Struggles Continue Document 27.2 Workshop Resolutions, First National Chicana Conference, 1971; Document 27.3 Combahee River Collective, A Black Feminist Statement, 1977
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The Conservative Ascendancy
The New Right Revival
Reagan and Reaganomics
SOLO ANALYSIS Document 27.4 Ronald Reagan, First Inaugural Address, January 20, 1981
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The Implementation of Social Conservatism
The Presidency of George H. W. Bush
Conclusion: The Conservative Legacy
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DOCUMENT PROJECT 27 The New Right and Its Critics
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27.5 Proposition 13, California, 1978
Document 27.6 Phyllis Schlafly, What’s Wrong with "Equal Rights" for Women? 1972
Document 27.7 Paul Weyrich, Building the Moral Majority, 1979
Document 27.8 Walter Mondale, Criticism of Reaganomics, 1984
Document 27.9 A. Bartlett Giamatti, The Moral Majority Threatens Freedom, 1981
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27. Document Projects for Exploring American Histories, Document Project 27: Women’s Liberation LaunchPad
Document 27.1 No More Miss America! 1968
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Document 27.2 Gloria Steinem, "Women Freeing the Men, Too," 1970
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Document 27.3 National Black Feminist Organization, Statement of Purpose, 1973
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Document 27.4 Pat Mainardi, "The Politics of Housework," 1970
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Document 27.5 Phyllis Schlafly, "What’s Wrong with ‘Equal Rights’ for Women?" 1972
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Interpret the Evidence and Put It in Context
THINKING THROUGH SOURCES 27: Women’s Liberation LaunchPad
Organize the Evidence for Thinking through Sources 27 LaunchPad
Draw Conclusions from the Evidence for Thinking through Sources 27 LaunchPad
Essay Questions for Thinking through Sources 27 LaunchPad 

28. THE END OF THE COLD WAR AND THE CHALLENGE OF GLOBALIZATION, 1969–1991
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AMERICAN HISTORIES: George Shultz and Barbara Deming
Nixon, the Cold War, and Détente
The Cold War Thaws
Crisis in the Middle East and at Home
Carter’s Diplomacy, 1977–1980
The Perils of Détente
Challenges in the Middle East
GUIDED ANALYSIS Document 28.1 Robert Ode, Iran Hostage Diary, 1979–1980
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Reagan’s Cold War Policy, 1981–1988
"The Evil Empire"
Human Rights and the Fight against Communism
Fighting International Terrorism
The Nuclear Freeze Movement
COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS The Nuclear Freeze Movement Document 28.2 New Jersey Referendum on Nuclear Freeze, 1982; Document 28.3 United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Pastoral Letter on War and Peace, 1983
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The Road to Nuclear De-escalation
George H. W. Bush and the New World Order
The Breakup of the Soviet Union
SOLO ANALYSIS Document 28.4 Mikhail Gorbachev, Speech to the United Nations, 1988
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Globalization and the New World Order
Managing Conflict after the Cold War
Conclusion: Farewell to the Cold War
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DOCUMENT PROJECT 28 The Iran-Contra Affair
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28.5 The Boland Amendments, 1982 and 1984
Document 28.6 CIA Freedom Fighter’s Manual, 1983
Document 28.7 Ronald Reagan, Speech on the Iran-Contra Affair, 1987
Document 28.8 Oliver North, Testimony to Congress, July 1987
Document 28.9 George Mitchell, Response to Oliver North, 1987
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28. Document Projects for Exploring American Histories, Document Project 28: Ronald Reagan and the End of the Cold War LaunchPad
Document 28.1 Ronald Reagan, Remarks at the Annual Convention of the National Association of Evangelicals, 1983
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Document 28.2 Geraldine Ferraro, Vice Presidential Nomination Acceptance Address, 1984
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Document 28.3 Tony Auth, Cartoon, Philadelphia Inquirer, [[Date]]
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Document 28.4 Ronald Reagan, Address at Moscow State University, 1988
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Document 28.5 Mikhail Gorbachev, Speech Before the Central Committee, January 27, 1987
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Interpret the Evidence and Put It in Context
THINKING THROUGH SOURCES 28: Ronald Reagan and the End of the Cold War LaunchPad
Organize the Evidence for Thinking through Sources 28 LaunchPad
Draw Conclusions from the Evidence for Thinking through Sources 28 LaunchPad
Essay Questions for Thinking through Sources 28 LaunchPad 

29. THE CHALLENGES OF A GLOBALIZED WORLD, 1993 to the present
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AMERICAN HISTORIES: Bill Gates and Kristen Breitweiser
Transforming American Business and Society
The Computer Revolution
Business Consolidation
The Changing American Population
GUIDED ANALYSIS Document 29.1 Bo Yee, The New American Sweatshop, 1994
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Political Divisions and Globalization in the Clinton Years
Domestic and Economic Policy during the Clinton Administration
Global Challenges
The Presidency of George W. Bush
Bush and Compassionate Conservatism
The Iraq War
COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS The War in Iraq Document 29.2 President Bush Declares Victory in Iraq, May 1, 2003; Document 29.3 Farnaz Fassihi, Report from Baghdad, 2004
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Bush’s Second Term
The Challenges Faced by President Barack Obama
The Great Recession
SOLO ANALYSIS Document 29.4 Alice, Recession Grads Interview, April 21, 2011
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Obama and Domestic Politics
An Unfinished Agenda around the World
Conclusion: Technology and Terror in a Global Society
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Chapter Review 
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DOCUMENT PROJECT 29 The Uses of September 11
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29.5 Diana Hoffman, "The Power of Freedom," 2002
Document 29.6 Khaled Abou El Fadl, Response to September 11, 2001
Document 29.7 Anti-Muslim Discrimination, 2011
Document 29.8 Edward Snowden, Interview, 2014
Document 29.9 Alice M. Greenwald, Statement on the 9/11 Memorial Museum
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29. Document Projects for Exploring American Histories, Document Project 29: The Environment and Federal Policy in the Twenty-First Century LaunchPad
Document 29.1 George W. Bush, Press Release on Global Climate Change, 2001
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Document 29.2 Lester Brown, Outgrowing the Earth, 2004
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Document 29.3 Hurricanes Katrina and Rita Environmental Justice Act, 2007
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Document 29.4 Barack Obama, State of the Union Address, 2012
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Document 29.5 Environmental Protection Agency, Climate Change Facts, 2012
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Interpret the Evidence and Put It in Context
THINKING THROUGH SOURCES 29: The Environment and Federal Policy in the Twenty-First Century LaunchPad
Organize the Evidence for Thinking through Sources 29 LaunchPad
Draw Conclusions from the Evidence for Thinking through Sources 29 LaunchPad
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Appendix
Admission of the States to the Union
Presidents of the United States
The Declaration of Independence
The Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union
The Constitution of the United States (including six unratified amendments)
Admission of the States to the Union
Presidents of the United States
Glossary of Key Terms
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