The Progressive Era

Author: Elizabeth V. Burt
Publisher: Penn State Press
ISBN: 9780313320972
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Presents a collection of newspaper articles, reports of speeches and events during the Progressive era, which highlight the pressing issues and events of the time, including the Battle of Wounded Knee, the 1898 Treaty of Paris, and the sinking of the Titanic.

World War One

Author: Ross F. Collins
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9780313320828
Format: PDF, ePub
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Primary documents from the World War I era bring to life the causes, events and consequences of those tumultuous and violent years. Varied perspectives provide a valuable overview of the many and often complicated reactions by Americans to Pre-war European politics, Archduke Ferdinand's assassination, the sinking of the Lusitania by a German submarine, the major battles fought, and of the eventual and controversial entry into the war by the United States, among others. Will be a valued resource for researchers seeking to tap into contemporary attitudes toward events long gone.

The Early Republic

Author: Patricia L. Dooley
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313320842
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Presents a collection of newspaper articles, reports of speeches and events during the early nineteenth century, which highlight the pressing issues of the time, including New Jersey's repeal of Women's Suffrage and the Embargo Act.

Literary Research and the American Realism and Naturalism Period

Author: Linda L. Stein
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 0810861410
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Literary Research and the American Realism and Naturalism Period: Strategies and Sources will help those interested in researching this era. Authors Linda L. Stein and Peter J. Lehu emphasize research methodology and outline the best practices for the research process, paying attention to the unique challenges inherent in conducting studies of national literature.

The Civil War

Author: Ford Risley
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313321269
Format: PDF
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Strong collection of annotated primary documents from the Civil War years present a wide range of opinions, North and South, on the major political and military controversies of the time.

American Reference Books Annual

Author: Bohdan S. Wynar
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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1970- issued in 2 vols.: v. 1, General reference, social sciences, history, economics, business; v. 2, Fine arts, humanities, science and engineering.

Encyclopedia of American Journalism

Author: Stephen L. Vaughn
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135880204
Format: PDF
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The Encyclopedia of American Journalism explores the distinctions found in print media, radio, television, and the internet. This work seeks to document the role of these different forms of journalism in the formation of America's understanding and reaction to political campaigns, war, peace, protest, slavery, consumer rights, civil rights, immigration, unionism, feminism, environmentalism, globalization, and more. This work also explores the intersections between journalism and other phenomena in American Society, such as law, crime, business, and consumption. The evolution of journalism's ethical standards is discussed, as well as the important libel and defamation trials that have influenced journalistic practice, its legal protection, and legal responsibilities. Topics covered include: Associations and Organizations; Historical Overview and Practice; Individuals; Journalism in American History; Laws, Acts, and Legislation; Print, Broadcast, Newsgroups, and Corporations; Technologies.

Major Problems in the Gilded Age and the Progressive Era

Author: Leon Fink
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285433424
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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MAJOR PROBLEMS IN THE GILDED AGE AND THE PROGRESSIVE ERA, Third Edition, presents a carefully selected group of readings on the transformative period between 1877 and 1920 that allow students to evaluate primary sources, test the interpretations of distinguished historians, and draw their own conclusions. Covering capitalism, labor movements, the Great War, and roots of Progressive reform movements the book takes a roughly chronological approach, emphasizing themes that continue to resonate today. As part of Cengage Learning's Major Problems in American History Series, the book is designed to encourage critical thinking about history. It contains primary documents and analytical essays as well as introductions, headnotes to provide context, up-to-date bibliographies, and full document sources. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.