The Emergence of Modern America: (1868-1918) - Defining Documents in America History (Hardback)
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The Emergence of Modern America: (1868-1918) - Defining Documents in America History (Hardback)

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Hardback 500 Pages / Published: 30/08/2014
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This important resource provides readers with many new ways to explore the emergence of modern America in the years of 1868 to 1918. The text provides in-depth analysis of over sixty primary source documents to deliver a thorough examination of this important time in American history.

Defining Documents in American History: The Emergence of Modern America offers in-depth critical analysis of 60 primary source documents. Articles begin by introducing readers to the document's historical context, followed by a description of the author's life and circumstances in which the document was written. A document analysis, written by professional writers and historians, guides readers in understanding key elements of language, rhetoric, and social and political meaning that define the significance of the author and document in American history.

Defining Documents in American History: The Emergence of Modern America provides detailed analysis of a wide array of subjects important to the study of this pivotal time period in American history, including: Labor Reform, Child Labor & Labor ConditionsWounded Knee & Native American RelationsThe Spanish American WarWestward ExpansionSocial Responsibility & HumanitarianismPolitics & Government PolicySuffrage & FeminismProhibitionCivil Rights & Ethnic PrejudiceConservation & EnvironmentalismThis collection will introduce students and educators to a diverse range of genres, including journals, letters, speeches, government legislation, and court opinions. Documents represent the diversity of ideas and contexts that define social, political and cultural subjects throughout American history.

Publisher: Grey House Publishing Inc
ISBN: 9781619254893
Number of pages: 500
Weight: 998 g
Dimensions: 254 x 203 x 28 mm

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