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Populism

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1. Populist Factions Primary Source  Party Platform: Omaha Platform, National People’s Party Platform. » Read (requires 4x4 login) Secondary Source  Article: Thomas Frank, “The Leviathan with Tentacles of Steel: Railroads in the Minds of Kansas Populists,” Western Historical Quarterly » Read 2. Western Regionalism Primary Source Book Chapter: Frederick Jackson Turner, “The Significance of the Frontier in [...]

The Reagan Era

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Primary: Speech: “The Evil Empire,” President Reagan’s Speech to the House of Commons, June 8, 1982. » Read Secondary: Article: Daniel Deudney and G. John Ikenberry, "Who Won the Cold War?"  Foreign Policy (Summer 1992) » Read

The 1970s

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1. Richard Nixon Primary: Speech: Richard Nixon: “Address to the Nation About the Watergate Investigations April 30, 1973” » Read Secondary: Article: “The Watergate Story” published in The Washington Post Part 1 » Read Part 2 » Read Part 3 » Read Part 4 » Read 2. Post War Environmentalism Primary Source Book Chapter: Rachel [...]

Vietnam

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Primary: "Telegram From the Embassy in Vietnam to the Department of State,” Saigon, January 13, 1968 » Read Broadcast: Walter Cronkite’s “We Are Mired in Stalemate,”  February 27, 1968 » Read Secondary: Article: Chester J. Pach, “TV’s 1968: War, Politics, and Violence on the Network Evening News” South Central Review » Read

Civil Rights

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1. Civil Rights and the Cold War Primary Source  Court Ruling: Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka Decision » Read Secondary Source  Article:  Mary Dzudziak, “Brown as a Cold War Case,” Journal of American History » Read 2. Segregation at the University of Oklahoma Primary Source  A) Article: “Negro to Apply Again for Entry as OU Student,” [...]

The Cold War

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1. Asymmetric Conflict and the Cold War Primary Source Speech: Harry S. Truman, “President Harry S. Truman’s Address Before a Joint Session of Congress, March 12, 1947” » Read Secondary Source  Article: Andrew Mack, “Why Big Nations Lose Small Wars,” World Politics » Read 2. The Cold War at Home, Part I Primary Source  Speech: Margaret Chase Smith, [...]

World War II

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1. World War II: What Our Boys Are Fighting For Primary Source  Speech: Henry A. Wallace, “Century of the Common Man,”  » Read (requires 4x4 login) Secondary Source  Article: Robert B. Westbrook, “’I Want a Girl, Just Like the Girl that Married Harry James’: American Women and the Problem of Political Obligation in World War II,” American [...]

The Great Depression

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1. The Great Depression and the New Deal Primary Source  Speech: Franklin Roosevelt, "Inaugural Address," March 4, 1933 » Read Speech: Franklin Roosevelt, "Fireside Chat on the Banking Crisis," March 12, 1933 » Read Secondary Source  Article: Christina Romer, “What Ended the Great Depression?” The Journal of Economic History » Read 2. The Nation Confronts the Great Depression [...]

The 1920s

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1. Herbert Hoover’s Vision for America Primary Source  Book Chapter: Herbert Hoover, "American Individualism," American Individualism (Chapter 1) » Read Secondary Source  Article: Ellis Hawley, “Hoover, the Commerce Secretariat, and the Vision of an ‘Associative State,’ 1921-1928,” The Journal of American History » Read 2. Harlem Renaissance Primary Source  Poem: Langston Hughes, “The Negro Speaks of Rivers”  » Read Poem: [...]

World War I

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1. World War I and Trans-National America Primary Source  Article: Randolph Bourne, “Trans-National America,” from The Atlantic Monthly » Read (requires 4x4 login) Secondary Source  A) Article: John Higham, “American Immigration Policy in Historical Perspective,” Law and Contemporary Problems » Read B) Article: Mae Ngai, “Nationalism, Immigration Control, and the Ethnoracial Remapping of America in the 1920s,” OAH Magazine [...]

Progessive Era

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1. The March of the Mill Children Primary Source Book Section: Mother Jones, “The March of the Mill Children,” Dissent in America: Voices That Shaped a Nation » Read (requires 4x4 login) Secondary Source  Book Chapter: Elliot J. Gorn, “The Children’s Crusade,” Mother Jones: The Most Dangerous Woman in America » Read (requires 4x4 login) 2. Hull [...]

The Gilded Age

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1. Conservatism and Liberalism in the Gilded Age Primary Source Article: William Graham Sumner, “What the Social Classes Owe to Each Other”  » Read  Article: Lester Frank Ward, “Mind as a Social Factor”  » Read Secondary Source Book Chapter: Joan Fabian Witt, “Crippled Workmen, Destitute Widows, and the Crisis of Free Labor,” The Accidental Republic: Crippled Workingmen, [...]

Reconstruction

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1. Reconstruction and Voting Rights Primary Source Speech: Frederick Douglass, “What the Black Man Wants,”  » Read (requires 4x4 login) Secondary Source Article: Patrick Williams, “Suffrage Restriction in Post-Reconstruction Texas: Urban Politics and the Specter of the Commune,” The Journal of Southern History » Read -OR- Article: Eric Foner, "Rights and the Constitution in Black Life during [...]

The New Nation

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1. Andrew Jackson’s Vision for America Primary Source  Two letters by Andrew Jackson: A) Andrew Jackson’s Letter to John Sevier, October 9, 1803 » Read (requires 4x4 login) B) “Andrew Jackson to ‘Brave Tennesseans’" in Whig Extra, 1813 » Read Secondary Source Fred Anderson and Andrew Cayton, “Jackson’s Vision: Creating a Populist Empire,” The Dominion of War (Chapter 5) » Read [...]

Revolutionary America

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1. The Working Class in Revolutionary America Primary Source Brutus, “To the Free and Loyal Inhabitants of the City of New York,” » Read Secondary Source Alfred F. Young, George Robert Twelves. “A Boston Shoemaker and the Memory of the American Revolution,” The William and Mary Quarterly  » Read 2. The Promise of Freedom: The Role of Slavery in [...]

Colonial America

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1. Food and Authority in Colonial America Primary Source Captain John Smith,”The generall historie of Virginia, New-England, and the Summer Isles: with the names of the adventurers, planters, and governours from their…”  » Read Note: Once you access the source, click on the title and read from page 105-106. Secondary Source Michael A. Lacombe, “A continuall and [...]