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LaunchPad for America's History and America's History: Concise Edition (Twelve Months Access)

Rebecca Edwards (Vassar College) , Eric Hinderaker (University of Utah) , Robert O. Self (Brown University) , James A. Henretta (University of Maryland)

  • ISBN-10: 1-319-07325-5; ISBN-13: 978-1-319-07325-1; Format: LaunchPad

Please note:
Volume 1 includes Chapters 1-15
Volume 2 includes Chapters 14-30

NOTE: LaunchPad material that does not appear in the print book – including guided reading exercises, source feature quizzes, LearningCurve adaptive quizzes, summative quizzes, all of the documents from the companion reader – has been labeled on this table of contents as shown. Each chapter in LaunchPad also comes with a wealth of additional documents, videos, key terms flashcards, map quizzes, and much more, all of which can be easily integrated and assigned.

Preface

Versions and Supplements

Brief Contents

Contents

Maps, Figures, and Tables

Part 1: Transformations of North America, 1491–1700

Documents from Sources for America’s History, Part 1 LaunchPad

Document P1-1: Meal of Maize and Beans, the Sixth Month of the Aztec Solar Calendar (c. 1585)

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Document P1-2: THEODORE DE BRY, The Natives of Florida Worship the Column Erected by Commander on His First Voyage (1591)

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Document P1-3: THOMAS MORTON, Manners and Customs of the Indians (of New England) (1637)

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Document P1-4: THOMAS PHILLIPS, A Journal of a Voyage Made in the Hannibal (1693–1694)

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Document P1-5: RICHARD HAKLUYT, A Discourse of Western Planting (1584)

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1. Colliding Worlds, 1491–1600

Guided Reading Exercise LaunchPad

The Native American Experience

The First Americans

American Empires

Chiefdoms and Confederacies

Patterns of Trade

Sacred Power

Western Europe: The Edge of the Old World

Hierarchy and Authority

Peasant Society

Expanding Trade Networks

Myths, Religions, and Holy Warriors

West and Central Africa: Origins of the Atlantic Slave Trade

Empires, Kingdoms, and Ministates

Trans-Saharan and Coastal Trade

The Spirit World

Exploration and Conquest

Portuguese Expansion

The African Slave Trade

Sixteenth-Century Incursions

Chapter Review

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America in Global Context Altered Landscapes

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Thinking Like a Historian Colliding Cultures

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Interpretations How Connected Were Native American Communities Before 1492?

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Analyzing Voices A Spanish Priest Criticizes His Fellow Colonists

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1. Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 1 LaunchPad
Document 1-1: THOMAS HARIOT, A Briefe and True Report of the New Found Land of Virginia (1588)

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Document 1-2: De Soto Encounters Incans in Peru ARTIST UNKNOWN (SPANISH SCHOOL), Construction of the First Christian Church in San Miguel de Piura, and the Battle of Hernando de Soto with the Indians (1726)

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Document 1-3: CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS, Journal of the First Voyage (1492)

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Document 1-4: BARTOLOME DE LAS CASAS, A Brief Account of the Destruction of the Indies (1552)

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Document 1-5: COUNCIL OF HUEJOTZINGO, Letter to the King of Spain (1560)

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Document 1-6: BROTHER LUIS BRANDAON, Letter to Father Sandoval (1610)

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2. American Experiments, 1521–1700

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Spain’s Tribute Colonies

A New American World

The Columbian Exchange

The Protestant Challenge to Spain

Plantation Colonies

Brazil’s Sugar Plantations

England’s Tobacco Colonies

The Caribbean Islands

Plantation Life

Neo-European Colonies

New France

New Netherland

The Rise of the Iroquois

New England

Instability, War, and Rebellion

Native American Resistance

Bacon’s Rebellion

Chapter Review

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America in Global Context Plantation Colonies Versus Neo-Europes

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Thinking Like a Historian Who Was Pocahontas?

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Interpretations What Role Did Climate Play in American Colonization?

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Analyzing Voices Susanna Martin, Accused Witch

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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 2 LaunchPad
Document 2-1: Testimony of Acoma Indians (1599)

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Document 2-2: JOHN WINTHROP, A Model of Christian Charity (1630)

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Document 2-3: CARELl ALLARD, English Quakers Planting Tobacco on Barbados (1680)

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Document 2-4: Maryland Act of Religious Toleration (1649)

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Document 2-5: EDMUND WHITE, Letter to Joseph Morton (1687)

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Document 2-6: REV. FATHER LOUIS CELLOT, Letter to Father François Le Mercier (1656)

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Part 2: British North America and the Atlantic World, 1607–1763

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Document P2-1: OLAUDAH EQUIANO, The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African. Written by Himself (1794)

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Document P2-2: Letter from Christen Janzen to His Family (1711)

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Document P2-3: The Vain Prodigal Life and Tragical Penitent Death of Thomas Hellier (1680)

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Document P2-4 : GREGOIRE HURET, The Death of Some Jesuit Fathers in Nouvelle-France (1664)

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Document P2-5: Journal of James Kenny (1761–1763)

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3. The British Atlantic World, 1607–1750

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Colonies to Empire, 1607–1713

Self-Governing Colonies and New Elites, 1607–1660

The Restoration Colonies and Imperial Expansion

From Mercantilism to Imperial Dominion

The Glorious Revolution in England and America

Imperial Wars and Native Peoples

Tribalization

Indian Goals

The Imperial Slave Economy

The South Atlantic System

Africa, Africans, and the Slave Trade

Slavery in the Chesapeake and South Carolina

An African American Community Emerges

The Rise of the Southern Gentry

The Northern Maritime Economy

The Urban Economy

Urban Society

The New Politics of Empire, 1713–1750

The Rise of Colonial Assemblies

Salutary Neglect

Protecting the Mercantile System

Mercantilism and the American Colonies

Chapter Review

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America in Global Context Olaudah Equiano: The Brutal "Middle Passage"

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Thinking Like a Historian Servitude and Slavery

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Interpretations Why Did Americans Adopt Slavery?

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Analyzing Voices Native Americans and European Empires

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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 3 LaunchPad

Document 3-1: At the Town-House in Boston: April 18th, 1689. A Letter to Sir Edmond Andros Knight (1689)

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Document 3-2: CANASSATEGO, Papers Relating to an Act of the Assembly of the Province of New York (1742)

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Document 3-3: THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF VIRGINIA, An Act for Suppressing Outlying Slaves (1691)

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Document 3-4: WILLIAM BYRD II, Diary Entries (1709–1712)

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Document 3-5: JOHN BARNARD, The Autobiography of the Rev. John Barnard (1766)

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Document 3-6: LORD CORNBURY, Letter to the Lords of Trade (1704)

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4. Growth, Diversity, and Conflict, 1720–1763

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New England’s Freehold Society

Farm Families: Women in the Household Economy

Farm Property: Inheritance

Freehold Society in Crisis

Diversity in the Middle Colonies

Economic Growth, Opportunity, and Conflict

Cultural Diversity

Religion and Politics

Commerce, Culture, and Identity

Transportation and the Print Revolution

The Enlightenment in America

American Pietism and the Great Awakening

Religious Upheaval in the North

Social and Religious Conflict in the South

The Midcentury Challenge: War, Trade, and Social Conflict, 1750–1765

The French and Indian War

The Great War for Empire

British Industrial Growth and the Consumer Revolution

The Struggle for Land in the East

Western Rebels and Regulators

Chapter Review

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America in Global Context Transatlantic Migration, 1500–1760

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Thinking Like a Historian Women’s Labor

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Interpretations Did Diversity Lead to Toleration?

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Analyzing Voices Evangelical Religion and Enlightenment Rationalism

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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 4 LaunchPad

Document 4-1: Benjamin Franklin’s Experiments with Electricity (Turned into an 18th Century Parlor Game) (c. 18th century)

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Document 4-2: SARAH OSBORN, Memoirs of the Life of Mrs. Sarah Osborn (1814)

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Document 4-3: CHARLES WOODMASON, Journal (1766–1768)

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Document 4-4: BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, Albany Plan of Union (1754)

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Document 4-5: State of the British and French Colonies in North America (1755)

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Document 4-6: Petition from the Inhabitants of Orange County, North Carolina (1770)

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Part 3: Revolution and Republican Culture, 1754–1800

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Document P3-1: RICHARD ALLEN, Eulogy for Washington (1799)

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Document P3-2: J. HECTOR ST. JOHN DE CRÈVECOEUR, Letters from an American Farmer (1782)

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Document P3-3: JUDITH SARGENT MURRAY, On the Equality of the Sexes (1790)

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Document P3-4: George Washington’s Farewell Address (1796)

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Document P3-5: EDWARD SAVAGE, Liberty. In the Form of the Goddess of Youth, Giving Support to the Bald Eagle (1796)

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5. The Problem of Empire, 1754–1776

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An Empire Transformed

The Costs of Empire

George Grenville and the Reform Impulse

An Open Challenge: The Stamp Act

The Dynamics of Rebellion, 1765–1770

Formal Protests and the Politics of the Crowd

The Ideological Roots of Resistance

Another Kind of Freedom

Parliament and Patriots Square Off Again

The Problem of the West

Parliament Wavers

The Road to Independence, 1771–1776

A Compromise Repudiated

The Continental Congress Responds

The Rising of the Countryside

Loyalists and Neutrals

Violence East and West

Lord Dunmore’s War

Armed Resistance in Massachusetts

The Second Continental Congress Organizes for War

Thomas Paine’s Common Sense

Independence Declared

Chapter Review

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America in Global Context Britain’s Atlantic and Asian Empires

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Thinking Like a Historian Beyond the Proclamation Line

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Interpretations Did British Administrators Try to Protect or Exploit Native Americans?

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Analyzing Voices The Debate over Representation and Sovereignty

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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 5 LaunchPad

Document 5-1: RICHARD BLAND, Inquiry into the Rights of the British Colonies (1766)

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Document 5-2: STAMP ACT CONGRESS, Declaration of Rights (1765)

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Document 5-3: PETER OLIVER, Origin and Progress of the American Rebellion (1781)

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Document 5-4: A Protest by the Worcester, Massachusetts, Selectmen (1774)

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Document 5-5: THOMAS HUTCHINSON, Letter to Thomas Whately (1769)

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Document 5-6: THOMAS PAINE, Common Sense (1776)

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6. Making War and Republican Governments, 1776–1789

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The Trials of War, 1776–1778

War in the North

Armies and Strategies

Victory at Saratoga

The Perils of War

Financial Crisis

Valley Forge

The Path to Victory, 1778–1783

The French Alliance

War in the South

The Patriot Advantage

Diplomatic Triumph

Creating Republican Institutions, 1776–1787

The State Constitutions: How Much Democracy?

Women Seek a Public Voice

The War’s Losers: Loyalists, Native Americans, and Slaves

The Articles of Confederation

Shays’s Rebellion

The Constitution of 1787

The Rise of a Nationalist Faction

The Philadelphia Convention

The People Debate Ratification

Chapter Review

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America in Global Context China’s Growing Empire

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Thinking Like a Historian The Black Soldier’s Dilemma

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Interpretations Was the Constitution Necessary?

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Analyzing Voices The First National Debate over Slavery

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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 6 LaunchPad

Document 6-1: Instructions to the Delegates from Mecklenburg to the Provincial Congress at Halifax in November (1776)

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Document 6-2: ABIGAIL AND JOHN ADAMS, Correspondence (1776)

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Document 6-3: PRINCE HALL, Petition for Freedom to the Massachusetts Council and the House of Representatives (1777)

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Document 6-4: JAMES PEALE, General George Washington at Yorktown (c. 1782)

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Document 6-5: DANIEL GRAY, Address to the People of Several Towns (1786)

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Document 6-6: JAMES MADISON, Federalist No. 10 and Federalist No. 51 (1787)

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7. Hammering Out a Federal Republic, 1787–1820

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The Political Crisis of the 1790s

The Federalists Implement the Constitution

Hamilton’s Financial Program

Jefferson’s Agrarian Vision

The French Revolution Divides Americans

The Rise of Political Parties

A Republican Empire Is Born

Sham Treaties and Indian Lands

Migration and the Changing Farm Economy

The Jefferson Presidency

Jefferson and the West

The War of 1812 and the Transformation of Politics

Conflict in the Atlantic and the West

The War of 1812

The Federalist Legacy

Chapter Review

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America in Global Context The Haitian Revolution and the Problem of Race

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Thinking Like a Historian The Social Life of Alcohol

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Interpretations Did Hamilton’s Economic System Endanger the Legacy of the Revolution?

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Analyzing Voices Factional Politics and the War of 1812

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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 7 LaunchPad

Document 7-1: ALEXANDER HAMILTON, Letter to Edward Carrington (1792)

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Document 7-2: THOMAS JEFFERSON, Notes on the State of Virginia (1781)

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Document 7-3: THE PROVIDENTIAL DETECTION (c. 1790s)

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Document 7-4: THE PANOPLIST AND MISSIONARY HERALD, Retrograde Movement of National Character (1818)

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Document 7-5: TECUMSEH, "Sleep Not Longer, O’ Choctaws and Chickasaws" (1811)

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Document 7-6: Report of the Hartford Convention (1815)

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Part 4: Overlapping Revolutions, 1800–1848

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Document P4-1: Process of Excavation, Erie Canal, Lockport (c. 1820s)

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Document P4-2: JOSEPH STORY, Address Delivered on the Dedication of the Cemetery at Mount Auburn (1831)

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Document P4-3: EMMELINE B. WELLS, Diary (1846)

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Document P4-4: GEORGE CAITLIN, Letters and Notes (1841) and Wi-jun-jon, Pigeon’s Egg Head (The Light) Going to and Returning from Washington (c. 1837-1839)

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Document P4-5: ALBERT BRISBANE, A Concise Exposition of the Doctrine of Association (1843)

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8. Economic Transformations, 1800–1848

Guided Reading Exercise LaunchPad

Foundations of a New Economic Order

Credit and Banking

Transportation and the Market Revolution

The Cotton Complex: Northern Industry and Southern Agriculture

The American Industrial Revolution

Origins of the Cotton South

The Cotton Boom and Slavery

Technological Innovation and Labor

The Spread of Innovation

Wageworkers and the Labor Movement

The Growth of Cities and Towns

New Social Classes and Cultures

Planters, Yeomen, and Slaves

The Northern Business Elite

The Middle Class

Urban Workers and the Poor

Chapter Review

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America in Global Context The Fate of the American and Indian Textile Industries

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Thinking Like a Historian The Entrepreneur and the Community

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Interpretations Did the Market Revolution Expand Opportunities for Women?

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Analyzing Voices The Debate over Free and Slave Labor

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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 8 LaunchPad

Document 8-1: J. HILL, Junction of Erie and Northern Canal (c. 1830–1832)

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Document 8-2: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Home Influence (1813)

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Document 8-3: LUCY LARCOM, Among Lowell Mill-Girls: A Reminiscence (1881)

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Document 8-4: Ethan Andrews, Slavery and the Domestic Slave-Trade (1836)

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Document 8-5: Ely moore, Address Delivered Before the General Trades’ Union of the City of New-York (1833)

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9. A Democratic Revolution, 1800–1848

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The Rise of Popular Politics

The Decline of the Notables and the Rise of Parties

Racial Exclusion and Republican Motherhood

The Missouri Crisis, 1819–1821

The Election of 1824

The Last Notable President: John Quincy Adams

"The Democracy" and the Election of 1828

Jackson in Power, 1829–1837

Jackson’s Agenda: Rotation and Decentralization

The Tariff and Nullification

The Bank War

Indian Removal

Jackson’s Impact

Class, Culture, and the Second Party System

The Whig Worldview

Labor Politics and the Depression of 1837–1843

"Tippecanoe and Tyler Too!"

Chapter Review

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America in Global Context Alexis de Tocqueville: Letter to Louis de Kergorlay, June 29, 1831

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Thinking Like a Historian Becoming Literate: Public Education and Democracy

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Interpretations Was Indian Removal Humanitarian or Racist?

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Analyzing Voices The Character and Goals of Andrew Jackson

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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 9 LaunchPad

Document 9-1: MARTIN VAN BUREN, The Autobiography of Martin Van Buren (1854)

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Document 9-2: FITZWILLIAM BYRDSALL, The History of the Loco-Foco or Equal Rights Party (1842)

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Document 9-3: ANDREW JACKSON, Veto Message Regarding the Bank of the United States (1832)

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Document 9-4: Henry Clay, Speech on the Presidential Election (1840)

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Document 9-5: Capitol Fashions for 1837 (1837)

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Document 9-6: CHEROKEE WOMEN, Petition (1821 [1831?])

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10. Religion, Reform, and Culture, 1820–1848

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Spiritual Awakenings

The Second Great Awakening

Ralph Waldo Emerson and Transcendentalism

Utopian Experiments

Urban Cultures and Conflicts

Sex in the City

Popular Fiction and the Penny Press

Urban Entertainments

African Americans and the Struggle for Freedom

Free Black Communities, North and South

The Rise of Abolitionism

The Women’s Rights Movement

Origins of the Women’s Rights Movement

From Antislavery to Seneca Falls

Chapter Review

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America in Global Context Women’s Rights in France and the United States, 1848

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Thinking Like a Historian Dance and Social Identity in Antebellum America

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Interpretations What Motivated Antebellum Reformers?

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Analyzing Voices Saving the Nation from Drink

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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 10 LaunchPad

Document 10-1: MARGARET FULLER, Woman in the Nineteenth Century (1845)

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Document 10-2: JOSEPH SMITH, History of Joseph Smith, the Prophet (c. 1830s)

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Document 10-3: Advertisement for the American Museum (1845)

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Document 10-4: SARAH GRIMKÉ, Letters on the Equality of the Sexes and the Condition of Woman (1837)

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Document 10-5: DAVID WALKER, Preamble to Walker’s Appeal in Four Articles (1830)

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Document 10-6: CALVIN COLTON, Abolition a Sedition (1839)

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11. Imperial Ambitions, 1820–1848

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The Expanding South

Planters, Small Freeholders, and Poor Freemen

The Settlement of Texas

The Politics of Democracy

The African American World

Evangelical Black Protestantism

Forging Families and Communities

Negotiating Rights

Manifest Destiny, North and South

The Push to the Pacific

The Plains Indians

The Fateful Election of 1844

The U.S.-Mexico War, 1846–1848

The "War of a Thousand Deserts"

Polk’s Expansionist Program

American Military Successes

Chapter Review

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America in Global Context Financing War

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Thinking Like a Historian Childhood in Black and White

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Interpretations What Explains American Enthusiasm for Manifest Destiny?

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Analyzing Voices The U.S.-Mexico War: Expansion and Slavery

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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 11 LaunchPad

Document 11-1: SUSAN DABNEY SMEDES, Memorials of a Southern Planter (1887)

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Document 11-2: Slave Songs of the United States (1867) and Slaves Dance to Their Own Music on a Southern Plantation (c. 1852)

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Document 11-3: LANSFORD HASTINGS, The Emigrant’s Guide to Oregon and California (1845)

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Document 11-4: JOHN D. SLOAT, To the Inhabitants of California (1846) and GENERAL FRANCISCO MEJIA, A Proclamation at Matamoros (1846)

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Document 11-5: Richard Doyle, The Land of Liberty (1847)

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Part 5: Consolidating a Continental Union, 1844–1877

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Document P5-1: ELIZABETH CADY STANTON, Declaration of Rights and Sentiments (1848)

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Document P5-2: STATUTES OF CALIFORNIA, An Act for the Government and Protection of Indians (1850)

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Document P5-3: SAMUEL F. B. MORSE, Foreign Conspiracy Against the Liberties of the United States (1855)

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Document P5-4: ABRAHAM LINCOLN, Cooper Union Address (1860)

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Document P5-5: ALEXANDER STEPHENS, "Cornerstone" Speech (1861)

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Document P5-6: THOMAS NAST, "This is a White Man’s Government" (1868)

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12. Sectional Conflict and Crisis, 1844–1860

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A Divisive War, 1844–1850

"Free Soil" in Politics

California Gold and Racial Warfare

1850: Crisis and Compromise

The End of the Second Party System, 1850–1858

The Abolitionist Movement Grows

The Whig Party’s Demise

Immigrants and Know-Nothings

The West and the Fate of the Union

Abraham Lincoln and the Republican Triumph, 1858–1860

Lincoln’s Political Career

The Union Under Siege

The Election of 1860

Secession Winter, 1860–1861

Chapter Review

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America in Global Context The Gold Rush: California and Australia

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Thinking Like a Historian The Irish in America

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Interpretations Did Slavery Have a Future in the West?

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Analyzing Voices To Secede or Not to Secede?

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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 12 LaunchPad

Document 12-1: Susan Shelby Magoffin, Diary (1846)

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Document 12-2: John l. Magee, Forcing Slavery Down the Throat of a Freesoiler (1856)

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Document 12-3: JOHN C. CALHOUN, Speech on the Slavery Question (1850)

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Document 12-4: CHARLES SUMNER, The Crime of Kansas (1856)

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Document 12-5: Dred Scott v. Sandford (1857)

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Document 12-6: KEZIAH GOODWIN HOPKINS BREVARD, Diary (1860–1861)

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13. Bloody Ground: The Civil War, 1861–1865

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The War Begins, 1861–1862

Early Expectations

Campaigns East and West

Antietam and Its Consequences

Toward "Hard War," 1863

Politics North and South

The Impact of Emancipation

Citizens and the Work of War

Vicksburg and Gettysburg

The Road to Union Victory, 1864–1865

Grant and Sherman Take Command

The Election of 1864 and Sherman’s March

The Confederacy Collapses

The World the War Made

Chapter Review

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America in Global Context War Debt: Britain and the United States, 1830–1900

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Thinking Like a Historian Military Deaths — and Lives Saved — During the Civil War

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Interpretations How Divided Was the Confederate Public?

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Analyzing Voices These Honored Dead

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Document 13-1: Sowing and Reaping (1863)

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Document 13-2: Ambrose Bierce, What I Saw of Shiloh (1881)

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Document 13-3: CORNELIA HANCOCK, Letters of a Civil War Nurse (1863)

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Document 13-4: ABRAHAM LINCOLN, Emancipation Proclamation (1863) and JEFFERSON DAVIS, President’s Message (1863)

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Document 13-5: HARRY SMITH, Fifty Years of Slavery (1891)

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Document 13-6: WILLIAM T. SHERMAN, Special Field Order No. 15 (1865)

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14. Reconstruction, 1865–1877

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The Struggle for National Reconstruction

Presidential Approaches: From Lincoln to Johnson

Congress Versus the President

Radical Reconstruction

Women’s Rights Denied

The Meaning of Freedom

The Quest for Land

Republican Governments in the South

Building Black Communities

The Undoing of Reconstruction

The Republicans Unravel

Counterrevolution in the South

Reconstruction Rolled Back

The Political Crisis of 1877

Lasting Legacies

Chapter Review

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America in Global Context Labor Laws After Emancipation: Haiti and the United States

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Thinking Like a Historian The South’s "Lost Cause"

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Interpretations How Free Were Freedwomen in Reconstruction?

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Analyzing Voices The Impact of Terror

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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 14 LaunchPad

Document 14-1: ABRAHAM LINCOLN, Last Public Address (1865)

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Document 14-2: BETTY POWERS, Federal Writers’ Project Interview (c. 1936)

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Document 14-3: FRANCES BUTLER LEIGH, Letter to a Friend in England (1867)

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Document 14-4: CHARLES FRANCIS ADAMS JR., The Protection of the Ballot in National Elections (1869)

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Document 14-5: THOMAS NAST, Colored Rule in a Reconstructed State (1874)

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Document 14-6: ROBERT BROWNE ELLIOTT, Speech to Congress (1874)

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15. Conquering a Continent, 1860–1890

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The Republican Vision

The New Union and the World

Integrating the National Economy

Incorporating the West

Mining Empires

Cattlemen on the Plains

Homesteaders

The First National Park

A Harvest of Blood: Native Peoples Dispossessed

The Civil War and Indians on the Plains

Grant’s Peace Policy

The End of Armed Resistance

Strategies of Survival

Western Myths and Realities

Chapter Review

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America in Global Context The Santa Fe Railroad in Mexico and the United States

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Thinking Like a Historian Representing Indians

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Interpretations What Factors Motivated America’s Indian Policies?

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Analyzing Voices Women’s Rights in the West

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Document 15-1: Indian Territory, That Garden of the World (c. 1880)

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Document 15-2: CURRIER & IVES, Across the Continent (1868)

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Document 15-3: J. WRIGHT MOOAR, Buffalo Days (1933)

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Document 15-4: FRANCIS A. WALKER, Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs (1872)

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Document 15-5: MOURNING DOVE, A Salishan Autobiography (1990)

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Part 6: Industrializing America: Upheavals and Experiments, 1877–1917

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Document P6-1: William Graham Sumner, What Social Classes Owe to Each Other (1883)

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Document P6-2: WALTER RAUSCHENBUSCH , Christianity and the Social Crisis (1907)

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Document P6-3: Caroline Ticknor, The Steel-Engraving Lady and the Gibson Girl (1901)

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Document P6-4: Franz Boas, The Mind of Primitive Man (1911)

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Document P6-5: MARCEL DUCHAMP, Nude Descending a Staircase (1912) and J. F. GRISWOLD, "The Rude Descending a Staircase (Rush Hour at the Subway) (1913)

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Document P6-6: Carlos Montezuma, What Indians Must Do (1914)

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16. Industrial America: Corporations and Conflicts, 1877–1910

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The Rise of Big Business

Innovators in Enterprise

The Corporate Workplace

On the Shop Floor

Immigrants, East and West

Newcomers from Europe

Asian Americans and Exclusion

Labor Gets Organized

The Emergence of a Labor Movement

The Knights of Labor

Farmers and Workers: The Cooperative Alliance

Another Path: The American Federation of Labor

Chapter Review

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America in Global Context Emigrants and Destinations, 1881–1915

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Thinking Like a Historian Poverty and Food

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Interpretations How Modern Were Late-Nineteenth-Century Corporations?

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Analyzing Voices Jewish Immigrants in the Industrial Economy

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Document 16-1: Andrew Carnegie, Wealth (1889)

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Document 16-2: Terence Powderly, Thirty Years of Labor (1889)

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Document 16-3: Antanas Kaztauskis, Life Story of a Lithuanian (c. 1906)

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Document 16-4: Chinese Exclusion Act (1882)

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Document 16-5: Joseph Keppler, Looking Backward (1893)

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Document 16-6: Arthur Twining Hadley, The Good and the Evil of Industrial Combination (1897)

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Chapter 17

Making Modern American Culture, 1880–1917

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Science and Faith

Darwinism and Its Critics

Religion: Diversity and Innovation

Realism in the Arts

Commerce and Culture

Consumer Spaces

Masculinity and the Rise of Sports

The Great Outdoors

Women, Men, and the Solitude of Self

Changing Families

Education

Toward Women’s Emancipation

Chapter Review

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America in Global Context Christianity in the United States and Japan

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Thinking Like a Historian WCTU Women "Do Everything"

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Interpretations Was Professional Baseball a National Pastime or a Business Monopoly?

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Analyzing Voices William Graham Sumner and W. E. B. Du Bois on Heredity and Success

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Document 17-1: Theodore Roosevelt, Professionalism in Sports (1890)

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Document 17-2: FRANCES BENJAMIN JOHNSTON, Children Doing Calisthenics While Sitting at their Desks (c. 1890s)

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Document 17-3: Elizabeth Shepley Sergeant, Educated for What? (1916)

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Document 17-4: THEODORE DREISER, Sister Carrie (1900)

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Document 17-5: Booker T. Washington, Atlanta Cotton States and International Exposition Speech (1895)

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Document 17-6: Mary White Ovington, Black and White Sat Down Together: The Reminiscences of an NAACP Founder (1932–1933)

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Chapter 18: "Civilization’s Inferno": The Rise and Reform of Industrial Cities, 1880–1917

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The New Metropolis

The Shape of the Industrial City

Newcomers and Neighborhoods

City Cultures

Governing the Great City

Urban Machines

The Limits of Machine Government

Crucibles of Progressive Reform

Fighting Dirt and Vice

The Movement for Social Settlements

Cities and National Politics

Chapter Review

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America in Global Context The World’s Biggest Cities, 1800–2000

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Thinking Like a Historian Making Mass Media: Newspaper Empires

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Interpretations How Did Urban Progressive Reformers Approach Environmentalism?

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Analyzing Voices "These Dead Bodies Were the Answer": The Triangle Fire

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Document 18-1: Luna Park at Night (c. 1913)

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Document 18-2: Jane Addams, Why the Ward Boss Rules (1898)

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Document 18-3: Marie Ganz and Nat J. Ferber, Rebels: Into Anarchy, and Out Again (1920)

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Document 18-4: NEW YORK WORLD, New York Negroes Stage Silent Parade of Protest (1916)

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Document 18-5: CHARLES E. HUGHES, Address to the Second Annual Congress of the Playground Association of America (1908)

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Document 18-6: Upton Sinclair, The Jungle (1906)

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19. Whose Government? Politics, Populists, and Progressives, 1880–1917

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Reform Visions, 1880–1892

Electoral Politics After Reconstruction

The Populist Program

The Political Earthquakes of the 1890s

Depression and Reaction

Democrats and the "Solid South"

New National Realities

Reform Reshaped, 1901–1912

Theodore Roosevelt as President

Diverse Progressive Goals

The Election of 1912

Wilson and the New Freedom, 1913–1917

Economic Reforms

Progressive Legacies

Chapter Review

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America in Global Context Economic Output and Government Social Spending, 1913

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Thinking Like a Historian Making Modern Presidents

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Interpretations Were the "Gilded Age" and "Progressive Era" Separate Eras?

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Analyzing Voices The Omaha Platform, 1892

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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 19 LaunchPad

Document 19-1: Omaha Platform (1892)

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Document 19-2: Frederic Howe, The City: The Hope of Democracy (1909)

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Document 19-3: Josephine Conger-Kaneko, What a Socialist Alderman Would Do (1914)

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Document 19-4: U. S. SUPREME COURT, Muller v. Oregon (1908)

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Document 19-5: Theodore Roosevelt, Annual Message to Congress (1907)

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Document 19-6: W. E. B. Du Bois, The Talented Tenth (1903)

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Part 7: Domestic and Global Challenges, 1890–1945

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Document P7-1: Citizens Committee of Orchard, Rivington, and East Houston Streets, New York City to William Howard Taft (1912)

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Document P7-2: Horace Kallen, Democracy Versus the Melting Pot (1915)

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Document P7-3: Woman Suffrage in Washington, District of Columbia (c. 1917–1918)

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Document P7-4: W. B. Riley, The Faith of the Fundamentalists (1927)

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Document P7-5: Private Charles F. Wilson to Franklin D. Roosevelt (1944)

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Document P7-6: Luisa Moreno, Caravans of Sorrow (1940)

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20. An Emerging World Power, 1890–1918

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From Expansion to Imperialism

Foundations of Empire

The War of 1898

Spoils of War

A Power Among Powers

The Open Door in Asia

The United States and Latin America

The United States in World War I

From Neutrality to War

"Over There"

War on the Home Front

Catastrophe at Versailles

The Fate of Wilson’s Ideas

Congress Rejects the Treaty

Chapter Review

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America in Global Context The Human Cost of World War I

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Thinking Like a Historian German Americans in World War I

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Interpretations Was Wilson’s Internationalism Successful?

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Analyzing Voices Debating the Philippines

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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 20 LaunchPad

Document 20-1: Albert Beveridge, "The March of the Flag" Speech (1898)

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Document 20-2: Liliuokalani, Hawaii’s Story by Hawaii’s Queen (1898)

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Document 20-3: PUCK, "US President Theodore Roosevelt’s New Diplomacy, ‘Speak Softy and Carry a Big Stick’" (1901)

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Document 20-4: Alfred Bryan and Al Piantadosi, "I Didn’t Raise My Boy to Be a Soldier" (1915)

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Document 20-5: The Liberator, Tulsa, November 9th (1918)

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Document 20-6: Woodrow Wilson, War Aims and Peace Terms (1918)

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21. Unsettled Prosperity: From War to Depression, 1919–1932

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Resurgent Conservatism

The Red Scare

Racial Backlash

The Business of America

The Politics of Normalcy

Making a Modern Consumer Economy

Postwar Abundance

Consumer Culture

The Automobile and Suburbanization

The Politics and Culture of a Diversifying Nation

Women in a New Age

Culture Wars

The Harlem Renaissance

The Coming of the Great Depression

From Boom to Bust

Early Depression Years

Chapter Review

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America in Global Context Hollywood in Europe

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Thinking Like a Historian Who Joined the Ku Klux Klan?

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Interpretations How Did Immigrants Experience America at the Turn of the Century?

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Analyzing Voices Urban Writers Describe Small-Town America

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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 21 LaunchPad

Document 21-1: BARTOLOMEO VANZETTI, Last Statement to the Court of Massachusetts (1927)

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Document 21-2: CARRIE CHAPMAN CATT, Passing the Federal Suffrage Amendment (1918)

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Document 21-3: Platform of the Conference for Progressive Political Action (1924)

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Document 21-4: Billy Sunday, Get on the Water Wagon (1915)

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Document 21-5: LANGSTON HUGHES, "The Weary Blues" (1926)

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Document 21-6 | Advertising the American Dream

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22. Managing the Great Depression, Forging the New Deal, 1929–1938

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Early Responses to the Depression, 1929–1932

Enter Herbert Hoover

Rising Discontent

The 1932 Election

The New Deal Arrives, 1933–1935

Roosevelt and the First Hundred Days

The New Deal Under Attack

The Second New Deal and the Redefining of Liberalism, 1935–1938

The Welfare State Comes into Being

From Reform to Stalemate

The New Deal and American Society

A People’s Democracy

Reshaping the Environment

The New Deal and the Arts

The Legacies of the New Deal

Chapter Review

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America in Global Context Economic Nationalism in the United States and Mexico

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Thinking Like a Historian The New Deal and Public Works

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Interpretations Was the New Deal a Reform or a Revolution?

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Analyzing Voices Ordinary People Respond to the New Deal

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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 22 LaunchPad

Document 22-1: Herbert Hoover, Letter to Simeon Fess (1933)

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Document 22-2: Franklin D. Roosevelt, Inaugural Address (1933)

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Document 22-3: Huey Long, "Every Man a King" (1934)

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Document 22-4: Michigan Artist Alfred Castagne Sketching WPA Construction Workers (1939)

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Document 22-5: CLIFFORD K. BERRYMAN, "The Spirit of the New Deal" (1933) and

"It’s So Hard to Find a Place for You" (1935)

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Document 22-6: martha gellhorn, Field Report to Harry Hopkins (1934)

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23. The World at War, 1937–1945

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The Road to War

The Rise of Fascism

War Approaches

The Attack on Pearl Harbor

Organizing for a Global War

Financing the War

Mobilizing the American Fighting Force

Workers and the War Effort

Politics in Wartime

Life on the Home Front

"For the Duration"

Migration and the Wartime City

Japanese Removal

Fighting and Winning the War

Wartime Aims and Tensions

The War in Europe

The War in the Pacific

The Atomic Bomb and the End of the War

The Toll of the War

Chapter Review

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America in Global Context The Scales of War: Losses and Gains During World War II

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Thinking Like a Historian Mobilizing the Home Front

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Interpretations Why Did the United States Drop the Atomic Bomb on Japan?

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Analyzing Voices Women in the Wartime Workplace

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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 23 LaunchPad

Document 23-1: Franklin D. Roosevelt, Annual Message to Congress on the State of the Union (1941)

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Document 23-2: Interviews with the Library of Congress Veterans History Project (2001, 2003)

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Document 23-3: Gordon Hirabayashi, Why I Refused to Register for Evacuation (1942)

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Document 23-4: LULAC NEWS, Editorial (1945)

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Document 23-5: Women’s Safety Garments (1943)

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Document 23-6: Harry Truman, Statement by the President Announcing the Use of the A-Bomb at Hiroshima (1945)

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Part 8: The Modern State and the Age of Liberalism, 1945–1980

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Document P8-1: NSC-68 (1950)

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Document P8-2: John D. Peurifoy, Letter to John M. Cabot, Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs (1953)

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Document P8-3: John F. Kennedy, Address to the United Nations General Assembly (1961)

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Document P8-4: Letters Between Lyndon Johnson and Ho Chi Minh (1967)

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Document P8-5: charles sanders, Kissinger in Africa (1976)

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Document P8-6: Iranian Demonstrators Burn an Effigy of Uncle Sam (1979)

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24. Cold War America, 1945–1963

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Containment in a Divided Global Order

Origins of the Cold War

The Containment Strategy

Containment in Asia

Cold War Liberalism

Truman and the End of Reform

Red Scare: The Hunt for Communists

The Politics of Cold War Liberalism

Containment in the Postcolonial World

The Cold War and Colonial Independence

John F. Kennedy and the Cold War

Making a Commitment in Vietnam

Chapter Review

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America in Global Context Arming for the Cold War

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Thinking Like a Historian The Global Cold War

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Interpretations Why Was There a Cold War?

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Analyzing Voices Hunting Communists: The Case of Paul Robeson

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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 24 LaunchPad

Document 24-1: George Kennan, "Long Telegram" to James Byrnes (1946)

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Document 24-2: Walter Lippmann, Cold War: A Study in U.S. Foreign Policy (1947)

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Document 24-3: FELIX BELAIR, JR., "United States Has Secret Sonic Weapon- Jazz" (1955)

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Document 24-4: Charlotte Oram, Testimony Before the Senate Committee on Investigations (1954)

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Document 24-5: John Foster Dulles, The Evolution of Foreign Policy (1954)

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Document 24-6: "Get the Feel of a Fallout Shelter" (c. 1950s)

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25. Triumph of the Middle Class, 1945–1963

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Postwar Prosperity and the Affluent Society

Economy: From Recovery to Dominance

A Nation of Consumers

Youth Culture

Religion and the Middle Class

The American Family in the Era of Containment

The Baby Boom

Women, Work, and Family

Challenging Middle-Class Morality

A Suburban Nation

The Postwar Housing Boom

Rise of the Sunbelt

Two Nations: Urban and Suburban

Chapter Review

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America in Global Context Hanoch Bartov: Everyone Has a Car

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Thinking Like a Historian The Suburban Landscape of Cold War America

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Interpretations Was Rock ’n’ Roll an Agent of Social Change?

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Analyzing Voices Coming of Age in the Postwar Years

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Document 25-1: Servicemen’s Readjustment Act (1944)

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Document 25-2: 1950s Rock and Roll Dancers (c. 1950)

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Document 25-3: Billy Graham, Our Right to Require Belief (1956)

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Document 25-4: Benjamin Spock, Dr. Spock’s Baby and Child Care (1946)

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Document 25-5: Comic Books and Juvenile Delinquency: Interim Report of the Committee on the Judiciary (1955)

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Document 25-6: J. R. EYERMAN, Photograph of Los Angeles Development Boom (1952) and

MALVINA REYNOLDS, Little Boxes (1962)

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26. Walking into Freedom Land: The Civil Rights Movement, 1941–1973

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The Emerging Civil Rights Struggle, 1941–1957

Life Under Jim Crow

Origins of the Civil Rights Movement

World War II: The Beginnings

Cold War Civil Rights

Mexican Americans and Japanese Americans

Fighting for Equality Before the Law

Forging a Protest Movement, 1955–1965

Nonviolent Direct Action

Legislating Civil Rights, 1963–1965

Beyond Civil Rights, 1966–1973

Black Nationalism

Urban Disorder

Rise of the Chicano Movement

The American Indian Movement

Chapter Review

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America in Global Context Freedom in the United States and Africa

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Thinking Like a Historian Civil Rights and Black Power: Strategy and Ideology

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Interpretations Was Martin Luther King Jr. a Radical or a Reformer?

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Analyzing Voices Race and Geography in the Civil Rights Era

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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 26 LaunchPad

Document 26-1: Lillian Smith, Killers of the Dream (1949)

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Document 26-2: Declaration of Constitutional Principles (1956)

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Document 26-3: FANNIE LOU HAMER, Testimony Before the Credentials Committee of the Democratic National Convention (1964)

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Document 26-4: Malcolm X, The Ballot or the Bullet (1964)

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Document 26-5: Indians of All Tribes, Proclamation: To the Great White Father and All His People (1970)

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Document 26-6: LA RAZA PEACE MORATORIUM FLYER, (1970)

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27. Uncivil Wars: Liberal Crisis and Conservative Rebirth, 1961–1972

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Liberalism at High Tide

John F. Kennedy’s Promise

Lyndon B. Johnson and the Great Society

Rebirth of the Women’s Movement

The Vietnam War Begins

Escalation Under Johnson

Public Opinion and the War

The Student Movement

Days of Rage, 1968–1972

War Abroad, Tragedy at Home

The Antiwar Movement and the 1968 Election

The Nationalist Turn

Women’s Liberation and Black and Chicana Feminism

Stonewall and Gay Liberation

Rise of the Silent Majority

Nixon in Vietnam

The Silent Majority Speaks Out

The 1972 Election

Chapter Review

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America in Global Context The Global Protests of 1968

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Thinking Like a Historian Debating the War in Vietnam

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Interpretations What Are the Origins of 1960s Feminism?

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Analyzing Voices The Toll of War

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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 27 LaunchPad

Document 27-1: Lyndon Baines Johnson, The Great Society (1964)

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Document 27-2: John Kerry, Testimony Before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations (1971)

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Document 27-3: JOHN OLSON, Women’s Rights March (1970)

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Document 27-4: Cesar Chavez, Letter from Delano (1969)

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Document 27-5: Barry Goldwater, Acceptance Speech at the Republican National Convention (1964)

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28. The Search for Order in an Era of Limits, 1973–1980

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An Era of Limits

Energy Crisis

Environmentalism

Economic Transformation

Urban Crisis and Suburban Revolt

Politics in Flux, 1973–1980

Watergate and the Fall of a President

Jimmy Carter: The Outsider as President

Reform and Reaction in the 1970s

Civil Rights in a New Era

The Women’s Movement and Gay Rights

After the Warren Court

The American Family on Trial

Working Families in the Age of Deindustrialization

Navigating the Sexual Revolution

Religion in the 1970s: The Fourth Great Awakening

Chapter Review

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America in Global Context Economic Malaise in the Seventies

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Thinking Like a Historian The Environmental Movement: Reimagining the Human-Earth Relationship

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Interpretations Why Did the Postwar Boom Bust in the 1970s?

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Analyzing Voices Debating the Equal Rights Amendment

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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 28 LaunchPad

Document 28-1: JOSEPH FARRIS, "Let OPEC Tighten the Screws. The Larned A. Corys are Ready." (1979)

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Document 28-2: Robert Howard, Youngstown Fights Back (1979)

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Document 28-3: Supreme Court Decision in Roe v. Wade (1973)

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Document 28-4: Phyllis Schlafly, Statement Opposing the ERA (1977)

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Document 28-5: Jimmy Carter, The Crisis of Confidence (1979)

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Document 28-6: CHRISTIANITY TODAY, An Interview with the Lone Ranger of American Fundamentalism (1981)

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Part 9: Globalization and the End of the American Century, 1980 to the Present

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Document P9-1: Irving Kristol, Two Cheers for Capitalism (1978)

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Document P9-2: LeRoy Mcclelland Sr., Interview with Bill Barry (2006)

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Document P9-3: Bill Clinton, Remarks on Signing the North American Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act (1993)

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Document P9-4: Charles Fishman, The Wal-Mart You Don’t Know (2003)

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Document P9-5: Kevin Clarke, Outsourcing Around (2004)

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Document P9-6: SHANNON STAPLETON, Fast Food Workers Rally for Higher Wages (2015)

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29. Conservative America in the Ascent, 1980–1991

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The Rise of the New Right

Barry Goldwater and Ronald Reagan: Champions of the Right

Free-Market Economics and Religious Conservatism

The Carter Presidency

The Dawning of the Conservative Age

The Reagan Coalition

Conservatives in Power

Morning in America

The End of the Cold War

U.S.-Soviet Relations in a New Era

A New Political Order at Home and Abroad

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America in Global Context Yoichi Funabashi: "Japan and America: Global Partners"

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Thinking Like a Historian Personal Computing: A Technological Revolution

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Interpretations How Conservative Was the Reagan Presidency?

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Analyzing Voices Christianity and Public Life

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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 29 LaunchPad

Document 29-1: Ronald Reagan, Remarks at the Conservative Political Action Conference Dinner (1981)

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Document 29-2: David Stockman, The Triumph of Politics: Why the Reagan Revolution Failed (1986)

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Document 29-3: Wall Street (1987)

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Document 29-4: Robert J. Henle, The Great Deception: What We Are Told About Central America (1986)

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Document 29-5: Jesse Jackson, Common Ground and Common Sense (1988)

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Document 29-6: DON EMMERT, A Navy A-7 Corsair Jet is Pulled Down Broadway (1991)

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Chapter 30

Confronting Global and National Dilemmas, 1989 to the Present

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America in the Global Economy

The Rise of the European Union and China

An New Era of Globalization

Revolutions in Technology

Politics and Partisanship in a Contentious Era

An Increasingly Plural Society

Clashes over "Family Values"

Bill Clinton and the New Democrats

Post–Cold War Foreign Policy

Into a New Century

The Ascendance of George W. Bush

Violence Abroad and Economic Collapse at Home

Reform and Stalemate in the Obama Years

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America in Global Context Global Trade, 1960–2009

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Thinking Like a Historian Globalization: Its Proponents and Its Discontents

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Interpretations Can Historians Write the History of Current Events?

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Analyzing Voices Immigration after 1965: Its Defenders and Critics

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Document 30-1: Alesha Daughtrey, Interview by April Eaton (2000)

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Document 30-2: California Proposition 187 (1994)

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Document 30-3: Madeleine Albright, Realism and Idealism in American Foreign Policy Today (1994)

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Document 30-4: George W. Bush, Address to Congress (2001)

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Document 30-5: Barack Obama, A More Perfect Union (2008)

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Document 30-6: JAKE GREEN, Trump Protests-Michigan (2017)

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