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

by T. H. Breen

  • 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
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  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publish date: 01/01/1996
  • ISBN: 9780065011135
  • ISBN10: 0065011139
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Description: 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 Hughes, "The Negro Artist and the Racial Mountain" (1926) Document 8: Mary Heaton Vorse, "Gastonia" (1929) 8. The Great Depression and the Rise of the Welfare State. Document 1: Fortune, Editorial on Economic Conditions (1932) Document 2: Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Speech at San Francisco (1932) Document 3: Herbert Hoover, Speech at New York City (1932) Document 4: J. Frederick Essary, "The New Deal for Nearly Four Months" (1933) Document 5: Lorena Hickok, Report on Federal Relief Efforts (1933) Document 6: Huey P. Long, My First Days in the White House (1935) Document 7: Charlie Storms, "Memories of the Depression" (1939) Document 8: Letters to F.D.R. (1934, 1937) 9.World War II. Document 1: Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Annual Message to Congress (1941) Document 2: Charles Lindbergh, Radio Address (1941) Document 3: The Atlantic Charter (1941) Document 4: I.F. Stone, "For the Jews-Life or Death?" (1944) Document 5: Yoshiko Uchida, Desert Exile Document 6: A. Philip Randolph, "Why Should We March?" (1942) Document 7: Sterling A. Brown, "Out of Their Mouths" (1942) Document 8: Juanita Loveless, from Rosie the Riveter Revisited (1942-1945) 10. The Culture of Prosperity. Document 1: Kenneth MacFarland, "The Unfinished Work" (1946) Document 2: George F. Kennan, "Long Telegram" (1946) Document 3: National Security Council Memorandum Number 68 (1950) Document 4: Richard Gerstell, "How You can Survive an Atomic Bomb Blast" (1950) Document 5: Norman Vincent Peal, The Power of Positive Thinking (1952) Document 6: David Riesman, "The National Style" (1957) Document 7: Ladies Home Journal, "Young Mother" (1956) Document 8: Life, Essay on Teen-age Consumption (1959) Document 9: Michael Harrington, The Other America (1962) 11. Demand for Civil Justice. Document 1: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Letter from Birmingham Jail" (1963) Document 2: Malcolm X, "The Ballot or the Bullet" (1964) Document 3: Students for a Democratic Society, The Port Huron Statement (1962) Document 4: Charles Sherrod, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee Memorandum (1961) Document 5: Lyndon B. Johnson, Commencement Address at Howard University (1965) Document 6: Shirley Chisholm, "I''d Rather Be Black than Female" (1970) Document 7: Richard M. Nixon, "What Happened to America?" (1967) Document 8: Donald Wheeldin, "The Situation in Watts Today" (1967) 12. The Vietnam War. Document 1: Dwight D. Eisenhower, Press Conference (1954) Document 2: The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution (1964) Document 3: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., "A Time to Break the Silence" (1967) Document 4: Charlotte Keyes, "Suppose They Gave a War and No One Came" (1966) Document 5: Columbia Strike Coordination Committee, "Columbia Liberated" (1968) Document 6: Richard Hofstadter, Columbia University Commencement Address (1968) Document 7: Richard Boyle, The Flower of the Dragon (1972) Document 8: George Swiers, " ''Demented Vets and Other Myths'' " (1983) 13. Multicultural America . Document 1: Nathan Glazer, "The Peoples of America" (1965) Document 2: Lyndon B. Johnson, Remarks upon Signing the Immigration Bill (1965) Document 3: Mrs. Robert H. V. Duncan, Testimony Before Congress on Immigration Reform (1964) Document 4: Los Angeles Times, "Asian Influx Alters Life in Suburbia" (1987) Document 5: Ione Malloy, Southie Won''t Go (1975) Document 6: Cesar Chavez, "God Is Beside You on the Picket Line" (1966) Document 7: The Gay Liberation Front, Come Out (1970) 14. Republican Hegemony. Document 1: Ronald Reagan, First Inaugural Address (1981) Document 2: Paul Craig Roberts, The Supply-Side Revolution (1984) Document 3: T. Boone Pickens, "My Case for Reagan" (1984) Document 4: Patricia Morrisroe, "The New Class" (1985) Document 5: Leah Rosch, "Modern-Day Mentors" (1987) Document 6: Jerry Falwell, Listen America! (1981) Document 7: Sidney Blumenthal, "The G.O.P. ''Me Decade''" (1984) Document 8: Diana Hembree, "Dead End in Silicon Valley" (1985) 15. The End of the Cold War. Document 1: Ronald Reagan, Address to the National Association of Evangelicals (1983) Document 2: Bill Chappell, Speech to the American Security Council Foundation (1985) Document 3: Stephen Sestanovich, "Did the West Undo the East?" (1993) Document 4: Wade Huntley, "The United States Was the Loser in the Cold War" (1993) Document 5: Cynthia Enloe, "The Morning After" (1993) Document 6: The New York Times, "The Workplace, After the Deluge" (1993) 16. Toward Postindustrial Society. Document 1: Robert Reich, The Work of Nations (1991) Document 2: Paul Hawken, "A Declaration of Sustainability" (1993) Document 3: Doug Bandow, "Social Responsibility: A Conservative View" (1992) Document 4: Myron Magnet, "Rebels with a Cause" (1993) Document 5: Camilo Jos Vergara, "A Guide to the Ghettos" (1993) Document 6: Roger Swardson, "Greetings from the Electronic Plantation" (1992)
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