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The Power of Words Documents in American History from 1865 (volume2) cover
  • ISBN: 9780065011135
  • ISBN10: 0065011139

The Power of Words Documents in American History from 1865 (volume2)

by T. H. Breen

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  • Binding: Paperback
  • Edition: 1
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publish date: 01/01/1996
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Each chapter ends with "Study Questions." Preface. General Introduction: Interrogation the Past. 1. Reconstruction. Document 1: Carl Shurz, Report on the Condition of the South (1865) Document 2: Clinton B. Fisk, Plain Counsels for Freedmen (1865) Document 3: James C. Beecher, Report on Land Reform in the South Carolina Islands (1865, 1866) Document 4: "Address from the Colored Citizens of Norfolk, Virginia, to the People of the United States" (1865) Document 5: The Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution (1868) Document 6: The Nation, "The State of the South" (1872) Document 7: Albion W. Tourgee, Letter on Ku Klux Klan Activities (1870) Document 8: James T. Rapier, Testimony Before U.S. Senate Regarding the Agricultural Labor Force in the South (1880) 2. The West. Document 1: Horace Greeley, An Overland Journey (1860) Document 2: Lydia Allen Rudd, Diary of Westward Travel (1852) Document 3: Edward Gould Buffum, Six Months in the Gold Mines (1850) Document 4: Joseph G. McCoy, Historic Sketches of the Cattle Trade of the West and Southwest (1874) Document 5: Memorial of the Chinese Six Companies to U.S. Grant, President of the United States (1876) Document 6: Congressional Report on Indian Affairs (1887) Document 7: Tragedy at Wounded Knee (1890) Document 8: Frederick Jackson Turner, "The Significance of the Frontier in American History" (1893) 3. Labor and Capital. Document 1: Andrew Carnegie, "Wealth" (1889) Document 2: Proceedings of the Thirteenth Session of the National Grange of the Patrons of Husbandry (1879) Document 3: Interstate Commerce Act (1887) Document 4: Suit by the United States Against the Workingmen's Amalgamated Council of New Orleans (1893) Document 5: Frederick Winslow Taylor, "A Piece-Rate System" (1896) Document 6: Address by George Engel, Condemned Haymarket Anarchist (1886) Document 7: Edward Bellamy, Looking Backward (1888) 4. Urban Society. Document 1: Adna Weber, The Growth of Cities in the Nineteenth Century (1899) Document 2: Upton Sinclair, The Jungle (1905) Document 3: Caroline Manning, The Immigrant Woman and Her Job (1930) Document 4: Mary Antin, The Promised Land (1912) Document 5: William Riordan, Plunkitt of Tammany Hall (1905) Document 6: Charlotte Perkins Gilman, "If I Were a Man" (1914) Document 7: Proposal to Buffalo, New York, Park Commission (1888) Document 8: The New York Times, Review of Opening Night at Coney Island (1904) 5. Imperial Power and Domestic Unrest. Document 1: Josiah Strong, Our Country (1885) Document 2: Eugene V. Debs, "The Outlook for Socialism in the United States" (1900) Document 3: Ida B. Wells, "Lynch Law in America" (1900) Document 4: Henry Cabot Lodge, "The Business World vs. the Politicians" (1895) Document 5: Theodore Roosevelt, Third Annual Message to Congress (1903) Document 6: William Graham Sumner, What the Social Classes Owe to Each Other (1883) Document 7: The People's Party Platform (1892) Document 8: William Jennings Bryan, Cross of Gold Speech (1896) 6. Progressivism. Document 1: Herbert Croly, Progressive Democracy (1914) Document 2: Louis Brandeis, Other People's Money and How the Bankers Use It (1913) Document 3: Walker Percy, "Birmingham under the Commission Plan" (1911) Document 4: Report of the Vice Commission, Louisville, Kentucky (1915) Document 5: Jane Addams, Twenty Years at Hull House (1910) Document 6: James H. Patten, Chairman of the National Legislative Committee of the American Purity Federation, Testimony Before Congress (1910) Document 7: Platform Adopted by the National Negro Committee (1909) Document 8: Helen M. Todd, "Getting Out the Vote" (1911) 7. Corporate Society. Document 1: Warren G. Harding, Campaign Speech at Boston (1920) Document 2: Edward Earle Purinton, "Big Ideas from Big Business" (1921) Document 3: Sinclair Lewis, Babbitt (1922) Document 4: Robert and Helen Lynd, Middletown (1929) Document 5: Jane Littell, "Meditations of a Wage-Earning Wife" (1924) Document 6: Letters from the Great Migration (1917) Document 7: Langston
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