America: The Essential Learning Edition Second Edition Vol. Volume 1

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W. W. Norton & Company #ad - The essential framework for student success in American History. The essential learning edition of America’s celebrated narrative offers a unique pedagogical program built around core objectives. The second edition has been made even more accessible and engaging with a streamlined narrative, added coverage on the culture of daily life, expanded visuals, and NEW History Skills Tutorials.

. In-chapter features guide reading, and digital resources reinforce the reading and skill development, source activities guide analysis, all providing a clear path for student success.

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For The Record: A Documentary History Seventh Edition Vol. Volume 1

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W. W. Norton & Company #ad - In the seventh edition, timely new selections on immigration allow students to better understand the issues of today. Shi. For the record remains an incredible value as a stand-alone and is also the perfect companion reader for the America family of books by co-editor David E. For the record features 264 primary-source selections―both textual and visual―drawn from a broad range of government documents, newspapers, letters, speeches, and novels.

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America: The Essential Learning Edition Second Edition Vol. Volume 2

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W. W. Norton & Company #ad - The essential framework for student success in American History. The essential learning edition of America’s celebrated narrative offers a unique pedagogical program built around core objectives. In-chapter features guide reading, source activities guide analysis, and digital resources reinforce the reading and skill development, all providing a clear path for student success.

The second edition has been made even more accessible and engaging with a streamlined narrative, expanded visuals, added coverage on the culture of daily life, and NEW History Skills Tutorials.

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Revolutionary Mothers: Women in the Struggle for America's Independence

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Vintage #ad - Vintage Books USA. In this groundbreaking history, Carol Berkin shows us how women played a vital role throughout the conflict. The women of the revolution were most active at home, organizing boycotts of British goods, and managing the family business while struggling to maintain a modicum of normalcy as husbands, raising funds for the fledgling nation, brothers and fathers died.

This incisive and comprehensive history illuminates a fascinating and unknown side of the struggle for American independence. Yet berkin also reveals that it was not just the men who fought on the front lines, as in the story of Margaret Corbin, who was crippled for life when she took her husband’s place beside a cannon at Fort Monmouth.

Revolutionary Mothers: Women in the Struggle for America's Independence #ad - The american revolution was a home-front war that brought scarcity, bloodshed, and danger into the life of every American.

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For Cause and Comrades: Why Men Fought in the Civil War

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Oxford University Press #ad - He shows that, contrary to what many scholars believe, the soldiers of the Civil War remained powerfully convinced of the ideals for which they fought throughout the conflict. Civil war soldiers were among the most literate soldiers in history, and most of them wrote home frequently, as it was the only way for them to keep in touch with homes that many of them had left for the first time in their lives.

And they fought to defend their honor and manhood. Significantly, their letters were also uncensored by military authorities, and are uniquely frank in their criticism and detailed in their reports of marches and battles, political debates, relations between officers and men, and morale. While duty calls me here and my country demands my services I should be willing to make the sacrifice, " one man wrote to his protesting parents.

. Wickham, commander of the famous 101st Airborne Division in the 1970s and subsequently Army Chief of Staff, once visited Antietam battlefield. Motivated by duty and honor, these men wrote frequently of their firm belief in the cause for which they fought: the principles of liberty, freedom, justice, and often by religious faith, and patriotism.

Soldiers on both sides harkened back to the Founding Fathers, and the ideals of the American Revolution. Gazing at bloody lane where, several union assaults were brutally repulsed before they finally broke through, he marveled, in 1862, "You couldn't get American soldiers today to make an attack like that.

For Cause and Comrades: Why Men Fought in the Civil War #ad - Why did those men risk certain death, over and over again, through countless bloody battles and four long, America's preeminent Civil War historian, awful years ? Why did the conventional wisdom -- that soldiers become increasingly cynical and disillusioned as war progresses -- not hold true in the Civil War? It is to this question--why did they fight--that James McPherson, now turns his attention.

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WHO SAYS?: The Writer's Research

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Oxford University Press #ad - Vintage Books USA. Now in a new edition, who says? The Writer's Research is an innovative and brief research guide focusing on information literacy. The text shows students not only how to do research but also why research is important. Written for today's college student, but also encourages students to synthesize their own ideas with the ideas of others, who says? addresses contemporary research issues head on: --What does it mean to conduct research in an age when we are bombarded by collaborative information through online media and databases like Wikipedia? --Who owns this information? How do we know? --As information circulates and changes, do the lines between audience and author blur? --How should these changes alter our expectations as readers and as writers?By prompting students to think critically about matters of ownership and authority, Who Says? not only shows students how to find and incorporate credible sources in their writing, leading them to develop more confident and compelling voices as writers.

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SO WHAT?: The Writer's Argument

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Oxford University Press #ad - Vintage Books USA. Practical exercises throughout each chapter reinforce this broader academic aim by focusing on the key issue of significance--helping writers answer the "So What?" question for themselves and their audiences. By showing students how their writing fits within the broader context of academic inquiry, encourages them to emulate and adapt the authentic academic styles, Second Edition, So What?, foundational organizing structures, and helpful rhetorical moves to their college classes and beyond.

So what? the writer's argument, second Edition, teaches students how to write compelling arguments and explains why practicing argumentation is essential to learning and communicating with others.

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Discovering the American Past: A Look at the Evidence, Volume I: To 1877

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Cengage Learning #ad - This primary source reader in the popular DISCOVERING series contains a six-part pedagogical framework that guides students through the process of historical inquiry and explanation. Each chapter is organized around the same pedagogical framework: The Problem, Questions to Consider, The Method, The Evidence, Background, and Epilogue.

. For example, the transition to racial slavery in Virginia, women's rights, there are new chapters on creation stories and culture in colonial America, and Civil War nurses. The text emphasizes historical study as interpretation rather than memorization of data. Vintage Books USA. Volume i of the Eighth Edition integrates new documents and revised coverage throughout.

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For the Record: A Documentary History of America Sixth Edition Vol. 1

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W. W. Norton & Company #ad - The most extensive and varied collection of primary sources available. For the record: a documentary history features nearly 250 primary source selections, drawn from a broad range of government documents, letters, speeches, newspapers, novels, both textual and visual, and images. A revised table of contents reflects the structure, organization, and emphasis on the culture of daily life found within America: A Narrative History, Tenth Edition, for which editor David Shi also serves as the author.

The sixth edition’s selections are heavily informed by instructor feedback, and, at just $10 net additional per volume when packaged with any edition of America, resulting in a text rich with the pieces that historians prefer to assign, For the Record is available at an unbeatable value. Vintage Books USA.

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Eyewitness to America: 500 Years of American History in the Words of Those Who Saw It Happen

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Vintage #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Vintage Books USA. Three hundred eyewitnesses -- some famous, from Columbus to cyberspace, some anonymous -- give their personal accounts of the great moments that make up our past, and infuse them with a freshness and urgency no historian can duplicate. David colbert has brought together a multitude of voices to create a singularly rich American narrative.

Here are the vivid impressions of men and women who were witnesses to and participants in these and other dramatic moments: the first colony in Virginia, the Scopes Trial, New York City's Stonewall Riot, the bombing of Nagasaki, the Oklahoma land rush, the lunch-counter sit-ins at the outset of the civil rights movement, the fall of Saigon, the Salem witch trials, the Boston Tea Party, and the 1992 Los Angeles riots.

Eyewitness to America: 500 Years of American History in the Words of Those Who Saw It Happen #ad - With unparalleled and thrilling immediacy, these excerpts from diaries, private letters, memoirs, and newspapers paint a fascinating picture of the evolving drama of American life. Langston hughes visits the Scottsboro Boys on death row. John seabrook receives e-mail from Bill Gates. Thomas jefferson complains about haggling over the Declaration of Independence.

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Reading the American Past: Volume I: To 1877: Selected Historical Documents

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Bedford/St. Martin's #ad - Perfect condition cover. Used book in Good Condition. No annotations. A two-volume primary source reader with a wide range of documents representing political, social, and cultural history, Reading the American Past: Volume I: To 1877 shares the voices of an even wider range of historical actors in a manageable and accessible way.

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