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This text presents a carefully selected group of readings—on topics such as American capitalism and the Great War—that allow students to evaluate primary sources, test the interpretations of distinguished historians, and draw their own conclusions.

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< p> This text presents a carefully selected group of readings& #151; on topics such as American capitalism and the Great War& #151; that allow students to evaluate primary sources, test the interpretations of distinguished historians, and draw their own conclusions.< /p>

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This text presents a carefully selected group of readings, on topics such as American capitalism and the Great War, that allow students to evaluate primary sources, test the interpretations of distinguished historians, and draw their own conclusions.

About the Author

Thomas Paterson is Professor of History Emeritus at the University of Connecticut and received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley in 1968. In addition to being the General Editor of Houghton Mifflin's Major Problems series, he is co-author of Major Problems in American Foreign Relations, 5/e, (Houghton Mifflin, 2000) and A People and A Nation, 6/e (Houghton Mifflin, 2001). In addition to authoring several books and editing collections of essays on the history of U.S. Foreign Relations, he served as senior editor of the four-volume Encyclopedia of American Foreign Relations (1997). He is part president of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations.

Table of Contents

1. Introducing the Gilded Age and Progressive Era ESSAYS Sean Dennis Cashman, Industrial Spring: America in the Gilded Age John Milton Cooper, Jr., Pivotal Decades, 1900-1920 2. The Price of Progress: Capitalism and Its Discontents DOCUMENTS 1. Andrew Carnegie Hails the Triumph of America, 1885 2. Henry George Dissects the Paradox of Capitalist Growth, 1879 3. The Reverend Alexander Lewis Offers an Ode to Upward Mobility, 1902 4. Mark Twain Satirizes the Great American Myth, 1879 5. The Purposes and Program of the Knights of Labor, 1878 6. A Trade Union Official Enunciates a Restrictive AFL Policy Toward Women Workers, 1897 ESSAYS Alan Trachtenberg, The Machine as Deity and Demon Leon Fink, Class Consciousness American-Style 3. Behind the Bravura of the Wild West DOCUMENTS 1. A Buffalo Hunter Describes His Business, c. 1875 2. President Chester A. Arthur Aims to Turn Indians into U.S. Citizens, 1881 3. A Popular Account of the Death of Jesse James, 1882 4. Miguel Antonio Otero Remembers the Land Wars of the 1880s 5. Black Elk Remembers the Wounded Knee Massacre of 1890 6. Frederick Jackson Turner Praises the Frontier as the Source of American Democracy, 1893 7. Catharine Calk McCarty Meets Her Cattlemen Neighbors, 1916 ESSAYS Richard White, Outlaw Gangs and Social Bandits Robert L. Griswold, Western Women and the Uses of Domestic Ideology David Rich Lewis, Farming and the Northern Ute Experience 4. Trials of the New South DOCUMENTS 1. Sharecroppers' Contracts, 1876-1886 2. Atlanta Constitution Editor Henry W. Grady Heralds the New South, 1886 3. Historian Broadus Mitchell Describes a Benevolent Cotton-Mill Campaign of the 1880s 4. Labor Organizer Mother Jones Compares Southern Mill Life to Serfdom, 1901 5. Frederick Douglass Describes a Legacy of Race Hatred, 1883 6. A Teacher and Two Pupils Outline the Problems of a "Colored" School, 1883 ESSAYS Edward L. Ayers, Mill and Mine Jacqueline Jones, Bent Backs in the Rural South 5. Rise of the Industrial City: New Places, New Peoples DOCUMENTS 1. Population Growth in Select U.S. Cities, 1870-1920 2. Immigrant Distribution in Six Cities, 1870-1920 3. A Visiting Rudyard Kipling Returns, Unimpressed, from Chicago, 1899 4. Poet Carl Sandburg Extols the City of Big Shoulders, 1916 5. Congress Takes Aim at the "Chinese Menace," 1892 6. Huang Zunxian Expresses the Chinese Perspective in Poetry, c. 1884 7. W.E.B. Du Bois Denounces Racial Prejudice in Philadelphia, 1899 8. An Advice Column for Jewish Immigrants, 1906,1907 ESSAYS Maury Klein and Harvey A. Kantor, Technology and the Treadmill of Urban Progress John Bodnar, Families Enter America George J. Sanchez, Americanization of the Mexican Immigrant 6. Politics in the Gilded

Product Details

ISBN:
9780618042555
Author:
Fink, Leon
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Author:
Paterson, Thomas
Author:
Fink, Leon (Leon Fink)
Author:
Fink
Location:
Boston, MA
Subject:
History
Subject:
United states
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
General History
Subject:
United States - 19th Century/Gilded Age
Subject:
United States - 20th Century (1900-1945)
Subject:
United States History 1865-1921.
Subject:
US History-19th Century
Subject:
Teaching Methods & Materials - General
Subject:
US History - 20th Century
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Major Problems in American History Series
Series Volume:
digest no. 1999/173
Publication Date:
20000831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
512
Dimensions:
9.54x6.17x1.10 in. 1.69 lbs.
Age Level:
Mainstream and Periphery DOCUMENTS 1. Three Cartoo

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