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9780312153489

America Firsthand

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  • ISBN13:

    9780312153489

  • ISBN10:

    0312153481

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1997-06-01
  • Publisher: St Martins Pr

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Table of Contents

Preface v
Part One The South after the Civil War: The Failure of Reconstruction 1(60)
Points of View: The KKK in South Carolina during Reconstruction (1871)
2(59)
The Murder of Jim Williams
2(10)
Rosy Williams
Defeat of the Klan The New York Tribune
12(8)
Senator John Scott
For Critical Thinking
19(1)
A Slaveowner's Journal at the End of the Civil War
20(9)
Henry William Ravenel
African Americans During Reconstruction
29(6)
Felix Haywood
White Southerners' Reactions to Reconstruction
35(8)
Caleb G. Forshey
Reverend James Sinclair
Teacher of the Freedmen
43(7)
Sarah Jane Foster
Work Under Sharecropper and Labor Contracts
50(4)
Grimes Family
Swindell Brothers
Anti-Lynching Campaign in Tennessee
54(7)
Ida B. Wells
Part Two Western Settlement: Winners and Losers 61(44)
Points of View: The Battle of the Little Big Horn (1876)
62(43)
Vengeance Against ``Long Hair'' She Walks with Her Shawl and One Bull
62(5)
So Preposterous an Idea
67(8)
Holmes Offley Paulding
For Critical Thinking
74(1)
First Descent Down the Colorado River
75(7)
John Wesley Powell
The Chinese in the Far West
82(8)
James F. Rusling
School Days of an Indian Girl
90(7)
Zitkala-Sa
A Prairie Populist
97(8)
Luna Kellie
Part Three Industrial America: Opportunity and Exploitation 105(50)
Points of View: The Triangle Shirwaist Fire (1911)
106(49)
Conditions at the Triangle Shirtwaist Company
106(5)
Pauline Newman
A Fire Trap
111(7)
William Gunn Shepard
For Critical Thinking
117(1)
Lecture to Young Men
118(7)
Andrew Carnegie
George Rice Loses out to Standard Oil New York World
125(7)
Part of the Working Class
132(7)
Rose Pastor Stokes
A Bintel Brief
139(7)
Abraham Cahan
Conditions at the Slaughterhouse
146(9)
Upton Sinclair
Part Four War and Its Aftermath: A New Society 155(50)
Points of View: The Scopes Trial (1925)
156(49)
In Defense of the Bible
156(7)
William Jennings Bryan
Clarence Darrow
To Expose a Fool
163(6)
H. L. Mencken
For Critical Thinking
167(2)
Letters from the Great Migration
169(4)
Emmett J. Scott
Life in the Trenches---France
173(7)
Louis Felix Ranlett
Memories of College Days
180(8)
Zora Neale Hurston
My Fight for Birth Control
188(7)
Margaret Sanger
Down and out in the Great Depression
195(10)
Anonymous
Part Five Global Reach: War, Affluence, and Uncertainty 205(64)
Points of View: Building an Atomic Bomb (1942--45)
206(63)
Letters from Los Alamos
206(6)
Phyllis Fisher
To Build a Bomb
212(10)
J. Robert Oppenheimer
For Critical Thinking
220(2)
Rosie the Riveter
222(8)
Fanny Christina Hill
Memories of the Internment Camp
230(7)
Ben Yorita
Philip Hayasaka
The Bataan Death March
237(8)
Blair Robinett
Post-World War II ``Red Scare''
245(6)
Mark Goodson
Life in Gray Flannel
251(9)
Sloan Wilson
Launching the Montgomery Bus Boycott
260(9)
Jo Ann Gibson Robinson
Part Six New Boundaries: Discontent and Yearning for Security 269(1)
Points of View: The My Lai Incident (1968-70)
270(1)
Disbelief and Corroboration
270(8)
Ronald L. Ridenhour
Cover-Up and Outcome
278(8)
General Westmoreland
President Nixon
For Critical Thinking
286(1)
Agenda for a Generation Students for a Democratic Society
287(5)
Letters to Betty Friedan
292(4)
Anonymous
Mississippi Summer Freedom Project Student Workers
296(9)
Crossing the Rio Grande
305(8)
Al Santoli
A Welfare Great Grandmother
313(9)
David Zucchino
Reconsidering Draft Dodging
322(4)
Mark Helprin
Life and Death on the Internet
326
Katie Argyle

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