Voices of the American People, Volume 2

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This collection of primary sources includes both classic and lesser-known documents describing the rich mosaic of American life from the pre-contact era to the present day. The sources, both public and private documents--ranging from letters, diary excerpts, stories, novels, to speeches, court cases, and government reports--tell the story of American history in the words of those who lived it.


Chapter 16â The Union Reconstructed
â ¢ Mississippi Black Codes (1865)
â ¢ A Sharecrop Contract (1882)
â ¢ Congressional Testimony on the Actions of the Ku Klux Klan (1872)
â ¢ Civil Rights Cases (1883)
� Part Four: An Industrializing People, 1865â 1900
Chapter 17â Rural America: The West and the New South
â ¢ Helen Hunt Jackson, from A Century of Dishonor (1881)
â ¢ Frederick Jackson Turner, â The Significance of the Frontier in American Historyâ (1893)
â ¢ Henry Grady, â The New Southâ (1886)
â ¢ From Plessy v. Ferguson (1896)
â ¢ Booker T. Washington, Atlanta Exposition Address (1895)
â ¢ W. E. B. Du Bois, from â Of Mr. Booker T. Washington and Othersâ (1903)
â ¢ Ida B. Wells-Barnett, from A Red Record (1895)
Chapter 18â The Rise of Smokestack America
â ¢ John Spargo, from The Bitter Cry of Children (1906)
â ¢ Letters to the Jewish Daily Forward (1906â 1907)
â ¢ Lee Chew, from Life of a Chinese Immigrant (1903)
â ¢ Chinese Exclusion Act (1882)
â ¢ The Secret Oath of the American Protective Association (1893)
â ¢ Terence V. Powderly, Preamble to the Constitution of the Knights of Labor (1878)
â ¢ Charles Loring Brace, â The Life of the Street Ratsâ (1872)
â ¢ George Waring, Sanitary Conditions in New York (1897)
Chapter 19â Politics and Reform
â ¢ Andrew Carnegie, from â The Gospel of Wealthâ (1889)
â ¢ Russell Conwell, from â Acres of Diamondsâ (1915)
â ¢ Edward Bellamy, from Looking Backward (1888)
â ¢ The Omaha Platform of the Populist Party (1892)
â ¢ William Allen White, â Whatâ s the Matter with Kansas?â (1896)
â ¢ William L. Riordon, from Plunkitt of Tammany Hall (1905)
Chapter 20â Becoming a World Power
â ¢ Josiah Strong, from Our Country (1885)
â ¢ Albert Beveridge, â The March of the Flagâ (1898)
â ¢ William Graham Sumner, from â On Empire and the Philippinesâ (1898)
â ¢ William McKinley, â Decision on the Philippinesâ (1900)
â ¢ The Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine (1904)
� Part Five: A Modernizing People, 1900â 1945
Chapter 21â The Progressives Confront Industrial Capitalism
â ¢ Ida M. Tarbell, from The History of the Standard Oil Company (1904)
â ¢ Theodore Dreiser, from Sister Carrie (1900)
â ¢ Theodore Roosevelt, from The New Nationalism (1910)
â ¢ Woodrow Wilson, from The New Freedom (1913)
â ¢ National American Woman Suffrage Association, Motherâ s Day Letter (1912)
â ¢ Jane Addams, from Twenty Years at Hull House (1910)
Chapter 22â The Great War
â ¢ Boy Scouts of America, from â Boy Scouts Support the War Effortâ (1917)
â ¢ Eugene V. Debs, Statement to the Court (1918)
â ¢ Newton D. Baker, â The Treatment of German-Americansâ (1918)
â ¢ Eugene Kennedy, A â Doughboyâ Describes the Fighting Front (1918)
â ¢ Woodrow Wilson, The Fourteen Points (1918)
Chapter 23â Affluence and Anxiety
â ¢ A. Mitchell Palmer, â The Case Against the Redsâ (1920)
â ¢ Comprehensive Immigration Law (1924)
â ¢ Calvin Coolidge, Honoring Charles Lindbergh (1927)
â ¢ Marcus Garvey, Aims and Objectives of the UNIA (1923)
Chapter 24â The Great Depression and the New Deal
â ¢ Franklin D. Roosevelt, First Inaugural Address (1933)
â ¢ Huey Long, â Share Our Wealthâ (1935)
â ¢ Eleanor Roosevelt, from â My Dayâ Columns (1939)
Chapter 25â World War II
â ¢ Albert Einstein, Letter to President Roosevelt (1939)
â ¢ Franklin D. Roosevelt, The Four Freedoms (1941)
â ¢ Charles A. Lindbergh, from Des Moines Speech (1941)
â ¢ A. Philip Randolph, â Why Should We March?â (1942)
â ¢ Korematsu v. United States (1944)
� Part Six: A Resilient People, 1945â 2005
Chapter 26â Postwar America at Home, 1945â 1960
â ¢ Brown v. Board of Education (1954)
â ¢ The Southern Manifesto (1956)
â ¢ Jo Ann Gibson Robinson, The Montgomery Bus Boycott (1955)
Chapter 27â Chills and Fever During the Cold War, 1945â 1960
â ¢ Harry S Truman, The Truman Doctrine (1947)
â ¢ George Marshall, The Marshall Plan (1947)
â ¢ Joseph R. McCarthy, from Speech Delivered to the Womenâ s Club of Wheeling, West Virginia (1950)
â ¢ Margaret Chase Smith, from â Declaration of Conscienceâ (1950)
â ¢ Whittaker Chambers, from Foreword to Witness (1952)
â ¢ Dwight D. Eisenhower, Farewell Address (1961)
Chapter 28â Reform and Rebellion in the Turbulent Sixties, 1960â 1969
â ¢ John F. Kennedy, Cuban Missile Address (1962)
â ¢ The Tonkin Gulf Incident (1964)
â ¢ Kevin MacCauley, Oral History on the 1968 Siege of Khe Sanh
â ¢ The Civil Rights Act of 1964
â ¢ Lyndon Johnson, The War on Poverty (1964)
â ¢ Students for a Democratic Society, Port Huron Statement (1962)
Chapter 29â Disorder and Discontent, 1969â 1980
â ¢ Curtis Sitcomer, â Harvest of Discontentâ (1967)
â ¢ National Organization for Women, Statement of Purpose (1966)
â ¢ Roe v. Wade (1973)
â ¢ House Judiciary Committee, Conclusion on Impeachment Resolution (1974)
Chapter 30â The Revival of Conservatism, 1980â 1992
â ¢ Ronald Reagan, Speech to the House of Commons (1982)
â ¢ Donald E. Wildmon, The Conscience of a Christian Conservative (1985)
â ¢ George H. W. Bush, Address to the Nation Announcing Allied Military Action in the Persian Gulf (1991)
Chapter 31â The Postâ Cold War World, 1992â 2005
â ¢ Articles of Impeachment Against William Jefferson Clinton (1998)
â ¢ Owen Burdick, Witnessing the 9-11 Terrorist Attack in New York (2001)
â ¢ Barbara Lee, Speech in Opposition to Authorizing the U.S. War in Afghanistan (2001)
â ¢ Wayne Allard, Testifying in Favor of the Federal Marriage Amendment (2004)
EAN: 9780321396006
ISBN: 0321396006
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 2005
Seitenanzahl: 292 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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