World War One

Author: Ross F. Collins
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9780313320828
Format: PDF
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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 Progressive Era

Author: Elizabeth V. Burt
Publisher: Penn State Press
ISBN: 9780313320972
Format: PDF
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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.

The Early Republic

Author: Patricia L. Dooley
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313320842
Format: PDF, 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.

The Civil War

Author: Ford Risley
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313321269
Format: PDF, Mobi
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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
Publisher:
ISBN:
Format: PDF
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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, Docs
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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.

America History and Life

Author: Eric H. Boehm
Publisher:
ISBN:
Format: PDF, ePub
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Provides historical coverage of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. Includes information abstracted from over 2,000 journals published worldwide.