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Thinking Through Sources for Exploring American Histories Volume 2
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Thinking Through Sources for Exploring American Histories Volume 2

Nancy A. Hewitt (Rutgers University) , Steven F. Lawson (Rutgers University)

  • ISBN-10: 1-319-13230-8; ISBN-13: 978-1-319-13230-9; Format: Paper Text, 128 pages

PRIMARY SOURCE PROJECT 14 Reconstruction in South Carolina

14.1 Colored People’s Convention of South Carolina, Memorial to Congress (1865)

14.2 Lottie Rollin, Address on Universal Suffrage (1870)

14.3 Robert Brown Elliott, In Defense of the Civil Rights Bill (1874)

14.4 James Shepherd Pike, The Prostrate State (1874)

14.5 Harper’s Weekly, "Worse than Slavery" Political Cartoon (1874)

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PRIMARY SOURCE PROJECT 15 Women in the West

15.1 Martha Jane Cannary Burk, The Life and Adventures of Calamity Jane (1896)

15.2 Black Migrants to Kansas (1880)

15.3 Zitkala-Sa (Gertrude Bonnin), "Impressions of an Indian Childhood" (1921)

15.4 Abigail Scott Duniway, Speaking Out for the Right to Vote (1914)

15.5 Caroline Nichols Churchill, Fighting for Woman Suffrage in Colorado (1909)

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PRIMARY SOURCE PROJECT 16 Labor and Race in the New South

16.1 Henry Grady, The New South (1890)

16.2 Testimony of North Carolina Industrial Workers (1887)

16.3 Sharecropper’s Contract (1882)

16.4 Mississippi Constitution (1890)

16.5 Justice Henry Billings Brown, Plessy v. Ferguson (1896)

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PRIMARY SOURCE PROJECT 17 The Meanings of Populism

17.1 Frank Doster, Labor Day Speech (1894)

17.2 Thomas E. Watson, The Negro Question in the South (1892)

17.3 "Smith Wants Fair Division of Pie!" Political Cartoon (1900?)

17.4 The People’s Party Tree (1895)

17.5 William Jennings Bryan, Cross of Gold Speech (1896)

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PRIMARY SOURCE PROJECT 18 Class and Leisure in the American City

18.1 Elephant Ride at Coney Island (1911)

18.2 International Contest for the Heavyweight Championship (1907)

18.3 Joseph Rumshinsky, The Living Orphan (1914)

18.4 Hutchins Hapgood, Types from City Streets (1910)

18.5 Thorstein Veblen, The Theory of the Leisure Class (1899)

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PRIMARY SOURCE PROJECT 19 Progressivism and Social Control

19.1 Frances Willard, On Behalf of Home Protection (1884)

19.2 Abstinence Poster (1919)

19.3 Indiana Sterilization Law (1907)

19.4 The Immigration Act of 1917

19.5 Sanitary Precaution (c. 1914)

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PRIMARY SOURCE PROJECT 20 The Committee on Public Information and
Wartime Propaganda

20.1 Poem Read by Four-Minute Men, It’s Duty Boy (c. 1918)

20.2 Halt the Hun! (c. 1918)

20.3 Advertisement in History Teacher’s Magazine (1917)

20.4 He Will Come Back a Better Man! (1918)

20.5 George Creel, The "Censorship" Bugbear (1920)

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PRIMARY SOURCE PROJECT 21 The Scopes "Monkey Trial"

21.1 The Butler Act (1925)

21.2 Clarence Darrow, Trial Speech (July 13, 1925)

21.3 William Jennings Bryan, Trial Speech (July 16, 1925)

21.4 Cartoon from the Chicago Defender (June 20, 1925)

21.5 Poem by Mrs. E. P. Blair, Nashville Tennessean (June 29, 1925)

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PRIMARY SOURCE PROJECT 22 Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal and Its Critics

22.1 Franklin Roosevelt, Fireside Chat Transcript (May 7, 1933)

22.2 Give a Man a Job! Transcript (1933)

22.3 Packing the Supreme Court: Two Views, Political Cartoons (1937)

22.4 Republican Party National Platform (1936)

22.5 Huey P. Long, Criticism of Franklin Roosevelt (1935)

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PRIMARY SOURCE PROJECT 23 Anti-Japanese Prejudice during World War II

23.1 Monica Sone Remembers Pearl Harbor (1953)

23.2 Poster to All Persons of Japanese Ancestry (1942)

23.3 Chief Justice Harlan F. Stone, Hirabayashi v. United States Decision (1943)

23.4 Justice Frank Murphy, Dissent in Korematsu v. United States (1944)

23.5 Jishiro Miyauchi, Heart Mountain, Wyoming Internee Camp (1943)

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PRIMARY SOURCE PROJECT 24 The Korean War

24.1 Sidney W. Souers, NSC 48 (December 1949)

24.2 Terenti Shtykov, Telegram (January 19, 1950)

24.3 Harry Truman, Radio Address on Korea (April 11, 1951)

24.4 Douglas MacArthur, Speech before Congress (April 19, 1951)

24.5 Herbert Block, "We’ve Been Using More of a Roundish One," Washington Post (May 1951)

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PRIMARY SOURCE PROJECT 25 The Postwar Suburbs

25.1 Metropolitan Highway Construction: Boston Transcript (1955)

25.2 In the Suburbs Transcript (1957)

25.3 Harry Henderson, The Mass-Produced Suburbs (1953)

25.4 Malvina Reynolds, Little Boxes (1962)

25.5 Jackie Robinson, Testimony before the United States Commission on Civil Rights (1959)

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PRIMARY SOURCE PROJECT 26 Debating the Vietnam War

26.1 Telephone Conversations between Lyndon Johnson and Senator
Richard Russell (May 27, 1964)

26.2 Lyndon Johnson, "Peace without Conquest" Speech at Johns
Hopkins University
(April 7, 1965)

26.3 Herbert Block, "Our Position Hasn’t Changed at All," Washington Post (June 17, 1965)

26.4 Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, Statement on Vietnam (January 6, 1966)

26.5 Robert F. Kennedy, Vietnam Illusions (February 8, 1968)

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PRIMARY SOURCE PROJECT 27 Women’s Liberation

27.1 No More Miss America! (1968)

27.2 Ms. Magazine Cover (1972)

27.3 National Black Feminist Organization, Statement of Purpose (1973)

27.4 Pat Mainardi, The Politics of Housework (1970)

27.5 Phyllis Schlafly, What’s Wrong with "Equal Rights" for Women? (1972)

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PRIMARY SOURCE PROJECT 28 Ronald Reagan and the End of the Cold War

28.1 Ronald Reagan, Remarks at the Annual Convention of the National Association of Evangelicals (1983)

28.2 Geraldine Ferraro, Vice Presidential Nomination Acceptance Address (1984)

28.3 Tony Auth, Cartoon, Philadelphia Inquirer (c. 1988)

28.4 Ronald Reagan, Address at Moscow State University (1988)

28.5 Mikhail Gorbachev, Speech before the Central Committee (January 27, 1987)

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PRIMARY SOURCE PROJECT 29 The Environment and Federal Policy in the Twenty-First Century

29.1 George W. Bush, Press Release on Global Climate Change (2001)

29.2 Lester Brown, Outgrowing the Earth (2004)

29.3 Barack Obama, State of the Union Address (2012)

29.4 Donald Trump Withdraws from the Paris Climate Accord (2017)

29.5 Connor Maxwell and Cathleen Kelly, Hurricane Maria and the Need for Environmental Justice in Puerto Rico (2017)

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