2020-08-11T17:40:00+00:00Hist 1493 Paper Two, Pairings|

1. Populist Factions Primary Source “National Peoples’ Party Platform (Omaha Platform).” In A Populist Reader: Selections from the Works of American Populist Leaders, 1st ed., 90–96. New York: Harper & Row, 1966. » Read Secondary Source  Frank, Thomas. “Leviathan with Tentacles of Steel: Railroads in the Minds of Kansas Populists.” The Western Historical Quarterly 20, no. [...]

The Reagan Era

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Primary: Reagan, Ronald. “Evil Empire Speech, March 8, 1983.” Voices of Democracy. The U.S. Oratory Project  » Read Secondary: Deudney, Daniel, and G. John Ikenberry. “Who Won the Cold War?” Foreign Policy, no. 87 (July 1, 1992): 123–38. » Read

The 1970s

2020-08-11T17:35:24+00:00Hist 1493 Paper Two, Pairings|

1. Richard Nixon Primary: Nixon, Richard. “Address to the Nation About the Watergate Investigations. April 30, 1973.” American Presidency Project » Read Secondary: “The Watergate Story [Parts 1-4].” The Washington Post. Part 1 » Read Part 2 » Read Part 3 » Read Part 4 » Read  2. Post War Environmentalism Primary Source Carson, Rachel. “And [...]


2019-08-14T18:04:28+00:00Hist 1493 Paper Two, Pairings|

Primary: “Telegram From the Embassy in Vietnam to the Department of State. Saigon, January 13, 1968.” Foreign Relations of the United States, 1964–1968, Volume VI, Vietnam, January–August 1968. Office of the Historian, Department of State. » Read “Walter Cronkite’s ‘We Are Mired in Stalemate’ Broadcast, February 27, 1968.” Digital History. » Read Secondary: Pach, Chester J., Jr. [...]

Civil Rights

2020-08-11T17:44:06+00:00Hist 1493 Paper Two, Pairings|

1. Civil Rights and the Cold War Primary Source  Brown v. Board of Education, 347 U.S. 483 (1954) » Read Secondary Source  Dudziak, Mary L. “Brown as a Cold War Case.” The Journal of American History 91, no. 1 (June 1, 2004): 32–42 » Read 2. Segregation at the University of Oklahoma Primary Source  “Negro to [...]

The Cold War

2020-08-11T17:46:19+00:00Hist 1493 Paper Two, Pairings|

1. Asymmetric Conflict and the Cold War Primary Source Truman, Harry S. “Truman Doctrine: President Harry S. Truman’s Address Before a Joint Session of Congress, March 12, 1947.” Avalon Project. » Read Secondary Source  Mack, Andrew. “Why Big Nations Lose Small Wars: The Politics of Asymmetric Conflict.” World Politics 27, no. 2 (January 1, 1975): [...]

World War II

2020-08-11T17:48:38+00:00Hist 1493 Paper Two, Pairings|

1. World War II: What Our Boys Are Fighting For Primary Source  Wallace, Henry A. [Speech  articulating the goals of the war for the allies.] In Century of the Common Man. New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1943.  » Read Secondary Source  Westbrook, Robert B. “‘I Want a Girl, Just Like the Girl That Married Harry James’: [...]

The Great Depression

2020-08-11T17:53:08+00:00Hist 1493 Paper Two, Pairings|

1. The Great Depression and the New Deal Primary Source  Roosevelt, Franklin. “First Inaugural Address, March 4, 1933.” The American Presidency Project. » Read Roosevelt, Franklin. “Fireside Chat on Banking, March 12, 1933.” The American Presidency Project. » Read Secondary Source Romer, Christina D. “What Ended the Great Depression?” The Journal of Economic History 52, no. [...]

The 1920s

2020-08-11T18:05:49+00:00Hist 1493 Paper Two, Pairings|

1. Herbert Hoover’s Vision for America Primary Source  Hoover, Herbert. “American Individualism.” Chapter 1 in American Individualism. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1922. » Read Secondary Source Hawley, Ellis W. “Herbert Hoover, the Commerce Secretariat, and the Vision of an ‘Associative State,’ 1921-1928.” The Journal of American History 61, no. 1 (June 1, 1974): 116–40. » Read [...]

World War I

2020-08-11T18:17:56+00:00Hist 1493 Paper Two, Pairings|

1. World War I and Trans-National America Primary Source Bourne, Randolph. “Trans-National America.” Atlantic Monthly. 118 (July 1916): 86–97. » Read Secondary Source  A) Higham, John. “American Immigration Policy in Historical Perspective.” Law and Contemporary Problems 21, no. 2 (April 1, 1956): 213–35. » Read B) Ngai, Mae M. “Nationalism, Immigration Control, and the Ethnoracial Remapping of America [...]

Progessive Era

2020-08-11T18:21:02+00:00Hist 1493 Paper Two, Pairings|

1. The March of the Mill Children Primary Source Mother Jones. “March of the Mill Children, 1903.” In Dissent in America: Voices That Shaped a Nation, edited by Ralph F. Young, 223–27. New York: Pearson Longman, 2008. » Read Secondary Source  Gorn, Elliott J. “Children’s Crusade.” In Mother Jones: The Most Dangerous Woman in America, [...]

The Gilded Age

2020-08-11T18:24:14+00:00Hist 1493 Paper Two, Pairings|

1. Conservatism and Liberalism in the Gilded Age Primary Source Sumner, William Graham. “That It Is Not Wicked to Be Rich...” Abridged from What the Social Classes Owe to Each Other, 43–57. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1883. » Read  Ward, Lester F. “Mind as a Social Factor (Abridged).” Mind 9, no. 36 (1884): 563–73. » Read Secondary [...]


2020-08-11T18:27:53+00:00Hist 1493 Paper Two, Pairings|

1. Reconstruction and Voting Rights Primary Source Douglass, Frederick. “What the Black Man Wants, April 1865.” Speech reprinted in Dissent in America, 173–75. New York: Pearson Longman, 2008. » Read Secondary Source Williams, Patrick G. “Suffrage Restriction in Post-Reconstruction Texas: Urban Politics and the Specter of the Commune.” The Journal of Southern History 68, no. [...]

The New Nation

2020-08-11T18:31:51+00:00Hist 1483 Paper Two, Pairings|

1. Andrew Jackson’s Vision for America Primary Source  Two letters by Andrew Jackson: 1) Jackson, Andrew. “To John Sevier (October 9, 1803).” In Papers of Andrew Jackson, edited by Sam B. Smith and Harriet Chappell Owsley, Vol. I, 1770-1803. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1980. » Read 2) Jackson, Andrew. “Brave Tennesseans.” In Whig Extra. Nashville, Tenn., [...]

Revolutionary America

2020-08-11T18:33:23+00:00Hist 1483 Paper Two, Pairings|

1. The Working Class in Revolutionary America Primary Source Brutus. “To the Free and Loyal Inhabitants of the City of New-York, 1774.” History Matters. George Mason University. » Read Secondary Source Young, Alfred F. “George Robert Twelves Hewes (1742-1840): A Boston Shoemaker and the Memory of the American Revolution.” The William and Mary Quarterly, Third Series, [...]

Colonial America

2020-07-10T19:08:57+00:00Hist 1483 Paper Two, Pairings|

1. Food and Authority in Colonial America Primary Source Smith, John Smith. “Captain John Smith, on the Starving Time Found in Opening of ‘The Fourth Book,’” In The Generall Historie of Virginia, New-England, and the Summer Isles : With the Names of the Adventurers, Planters, and Governours from Their from Their First Beginning Ano 1584 to [...]

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