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Published: 15 September 2020

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ISBN: 9780197530894

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Reading American Horizons

Primary Sources for U.S. History in a Global Context, Volume II: Since 1865

Fourth Edition

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

  • Designed specifically to accompany American Horizons, Fourth Edition
  • Offers a diverse collection of primary sources, both textual and visual
  • Includes three reading questions for each document
  • Provides an introductory section on how to read primary sources

New to this Edition:

  • Twenty-five new primary sources--including ten new visual sources--that offer a more expansive and inclusive picture of the global influences that affected the U.S., and vice versa: CHAPTER 15: Mississippi Black Codes (1865); Visual Document: And Not This Man?"; Testimony of Elias Hill, Ku Klux Klan Hearings (1871)
  • CHAPTER 16: Visual Document: Reading the Images of Chinese Labor
  • CHAPTER 17: Visual Documents: The Pullman Strike: Two Political Cartoons (1894)
  • CHAPTER 18: Competing Visions of the United States and Immigration through Poetry; "Tenement Life in New York" (1879)
  • CHAPTER 19: Visual Document: "The Rough Riders" (Puck, July 27, 1898)
  • CHAPTER 20: Visual Documents: Suffrage and Antisuffrage Posters (c. 1915); Emily P. Bissell, "[A] Talk to Women on the Suffrage Question" (1909); Eugene V. Debs, Speech in Canton, Ohio (1918)
  • CHAPTER 21: Visual Documents: Propaganda Posters (1914-1918); "
  • CHAPTER 22: Visual Document: Automobile Advertisement (1920)
  • CHAPTER 23: Visual Document: "Join the March . . . to Old Age Security" Poster; Visual Documents: Dorothea Lange, Photographs of Migratory Workers in California (1936-1939)
  • CHAPTER 24: Visual Document: Japanese Attack on Shanghai (1937); Visual Document: Women Workers Groom Lines of Transparent Noses for Deadly A-20 Attack Bombers (1942)
  • CHAPTER 25: Visual Document: Braceros Entering the U.S. (1942)
  • CHAPTER 27: Ho Chi Minh, Excerpts from Declaration of Independence (1945)
  • CHAPTER 28: Visual Document: Timothy Leary and Eldridge Cleaver in Algerian Exile (1970)
  • CHAPTER 29: Visual Document: Ronbo
  • CHAPTER 31: Excerpts from Donald J. Trump's Inaugural Address (January 20, 2017)

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