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American Issues: A Primary Source Reader in United States History, Volume 2, 5th edition

  • Irwin Unger
  • Robert R. Tomes

Published by Pearson (November 14th 2010) - Copyright © 2011

5th edition

American Issues: A Primary Source Reader in United States History, Volume 2

ISBN-13: 9780205803446

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Overview

In this popular two-volume anthology of primary documents, letters, and articles participants and contemporary observers express their opinions, make observations, and reach conclusions about events and issues that affected the nation and American society.

Table of contents

Chapter 1   Reconstruction

1. 1  Harsh Versus Lenient Victors

         Abraham Lincoln, Reconstruction Must Be Gradual and Careful (1865)

         Andrew Johnson, Amnesty Proclamation (1865)

         Thaddeus Stevens, We Must Have a Radical Reconstruction (1865)

1.2   The White South Responds

         Mississippi Black Code (1865)

          James W. Hunnicutt, Johnson’s Policies Criticized (1866)

         White People Must Regain Control of Their States (1868)

         Organization and Principles of the Ku Klux Klan (1874)

1.3   The Black Response

         Frederick Douglass, What the Black Man Wants (1865)

         The Ex-Slaves Should Have Land (1868)

         The Ex-Slaves Crave Education (1866)

         An Appeal for Protection from the KKK (1871)

Chapter 2  Industrial Growth and the Last Frontier

2.1   The Industrial Status Quo Defended

         Andrew Carnegie, Wealth (1889)

         Rutherford B. Hayes on Concentrated Wealth (1886)

2.2    The Industrial Worker

          Report on Illinois Sweatshops (1893)

          Emma Lazarus, The New Colossus (1886)

2.3    Labor Unrest

          Preamble to the Constitution of the Knights of Labor (1889)

          Henry Demarest Lloyd, The Railroad Strike of 1877 (1881)

2.4    The Cities Acclaimed

          Frederic C. Howe,The Hope of Democracy (1905)

2.5    The Cities Deplored

          Charles Loring Brace, The Dangerous Classes of New York (1872)

          Songs of New York

                  The Bowery

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