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Published: 14 September 2017

160 Pages

7-1/2 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190698041

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Reading American Horizons

Primary Sources for U.S. History in a Global Context, Volume II

Third Edition

Michael Schaller, Janette Thomas Greenwood, Andrew Kirk, Sarah Purcell, Aaron Sheehan-Dean, and Christina Snyder

  • Designed specifically to accompany American Horizons, Third Edition (OUP, 2018)
  • Diverse collection of primary sources
  • Mixture of both visual and text sources
  • Each document includes three reading questions

New to this Edition:

  • Visual Document: Thomas Nast, Andrew Johnson's Reconstruction in Harper's Weekly (1866)
  • Southern Workman and Hampton School Record and Edna Dean Proctor, "Columbia's Roll Call" (1892) and "The Indians' Appeal" (1892)
  • Andrew Carnegie, "Gospel of Wealth"
  • Charles Merz, Excerpt "When the Movies Go Abroad," Harper's Magazine (1926)
  • "Handbill of Veterans March to Washington" (1932)
  • Visual Document: J. Howard Miller, We Can Do It ("Rosie the Riveter") Poster (1942)
  • A. Phillip Randolph, "Why Should We March?" (1943)
  • Phyllis Schlafly, "The Power of the Positive Women" (1977)
  • Jerry Falwell, "Listen America" (1981)
  • Robert Reich, "The Work of Nations" (1991)
  • Pope John Paul II, Robert and Mary Schindler, Judge George Greer, and the Florida Court of Appeals: Opinions on Terri Schiavo and the Right to Die (2000s)
  • "Text of President Obama's Speech in Hiroshima, Japan" (2016)

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