The Underside of American History To 1877

An anthology of readings that deal with oppressed groups in American history--groups that have been denied open participation in American social and political institutions, that are often victimized, and that are for the most part ignored ...

The Underside of American History  To 1877

Author: Thomas R. Frazier

Publisher:

ISBN:

Page: 351

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An anthology of readings that deal with oppressed groups in American history--groups that have been denied open participation in American social and political institutions, that are often victimized, and that are for the most part ignored in traditional histories. Selections are presented in their entirety, or with minimal editing.

American History to 1877

All key topics covered from the first Americans through the post-Civil War reconstruction era, with notes on key figures such as Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Frederick Douglass, John Marshall, Abraham Lincoln, ...

American History to 1877

Author: Robert D. Geise

Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

ISBN: 9780812047370

Page: 160

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All key topics covered from the first Americans through the post-Civil War reconstruction era, with notes on key figures such as Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Frederick Douglass, John Marshall, Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant, Robert E. Lee, and many more. Brief key quotations.

Major Problems in American History To 1877

This volume presents a carefully selected group of readings that requires students to evaluate primary sources, test the interpretations of distinguished historians, and draw their own conclusions.

Major Problems in American History  To 1877

Author: Elizabeth Cobbs Hoffman

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780618678327

Page: 453

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Designed to encourage critical thinking about history, the Major Problems in American History Series introduces students to both primary sources and analytical essays. This volume presents a carefully selected group of readings that requires students to evaluate primary sources, test the interpretations of distinguished historians, and draw their own conclusions.

American History To 1877

This primary-source reader, organized to parallel Henretta, Brody, and Dumenil's America: A Concise History, presents a representative collection of documents in American history.

American History  To 1877

Author: Douglas Bukowski

Publisher: Bedford/st Martins

ISBN: 9780312196677

Page: 291

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This primary-source reader, organized to parallel Henretta, Brody, and Dumenil's America: A Concise History, presents a representative collection of documents in American history. Over 200 documents record the central political, social economic, and cultural themes of the American past, complete with a headnote for each reading and three to five critical thinking questions that follow.

Writing the American Past

Writing the American Past reproduces dozens of untranscribed, handwritten documents, offering students the opportunity to transcribe, decipher, and interpret primary sources.

Writing the American Past

Author: Mark M. Smith

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1405163593

Page: 168

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Writing the American Past reproduces dozens of untranscribed, handwritten documents, offering students the opportunity to transcribe, decipher, and interpret primary sources. Documents include diary entries from Massachusetts in the 1690s, a woman detailing the Great Awakening, an eighteenth-century treaty with Native Americans, a journal describing antebellum train travel, and a letter by a slave. An introduction and headnotes to each document contextualize the sources and provide a foundation from which the student can explore the material. - from publisher description

American History I Early Colonization to 1877

The CLEP American History I (Early Colonization to 1877) Passbook(R) prepares you by sharpening knowledge of the skills and concepts necessary to succeed on the upcoming exam and the college courses that follow.

American History I  Early Colonization to 1877

Author: National Learning Corporation

Publisher: Passbooks

ISBN: 9781731859716

Page: 204

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The College Level Examination Program (CLEP) enables students to demonstrate college-level achievement and earn college credit in various subject areas based on knowledge acquired through self-study, high school and adult courses, or through professional means. The CLEP American History I (Early Colonization to 1877) Passbook(R) prepares you by sharpening knowledge of the skills and concepts necessary to succeed on the upcoming exam and the college courses that follow. It provides hundreds of questions and answers in the areas that will likely be covered on your upcoming exam, including but not limited to: colonial society and the American Revolution; the Constitution; political parties; military history; the Civil War and slavery; and more.

American Stories

This book is ideal for any introductory American history instructor who wants to make the subject more appealing.

American Stories

Author: Jason Ripper

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317477073

Page: 320

View: 530

This book is ideal for any introductory American history instructor who wants to make the subject more appealing. It's designed to supplement a main text, and focuses on "personalized history" presented through engaging biographies of famous and less-well-known figures from the colonial period to 1877. Historical patterns and trends appear as they are seen through individual lives, and the selection of the profiled individuals reflects a cultural awareness and a multicultural perspective.

American History Volume I

The role of Christianity in America is central in this book. Americans' faith sometimes inspired awakenings and the search for an equitable society, but at other times it justified violence and inequality.

American History Volume I

Author: Thomas S. Kidd

Publisher: B&H Academic

ISBN: 9781433644412

Page: 352

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American History volume 1 surveys the broad sweep of American history from the first Native American societies to the end of the Reconstruction period, following the Civil War. Drawing on a deep range of research and years of classroom teaching experience, Thomas S. Kidd offers students an engaging overview of the first half of American history. The volume features illuminating stories of people from well-known presidents and generals, to lesser-known men and women who struggled under slavery and other forms of oppression to make their place in American life. The role of Christianity in America is central in this book. Americans' faith sometimes inspired awakenings and the search for an equitable society, but at other times it justified violence and inequality. Students will come away from American History volume 1 better prepared to grapple with the challenges presented by the history of America's founding, the problem of slavery, and our nation's political tradition.