Thinking Through The Past, Volume Ii by John HollitzThinking Through The Past, Volume Ii by John Hollitz

Thinking Through The Past, Volume Ii

byJohn Hollitz

Paperback | August 17, 2009

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This reader for the US history survey course gives students the opportunity to apply critical thinking skills to the examination of historical sources, providing pedagogy and background information to help students draw substantive conclusions. The careful organization and the context provided in each chapter makes the material accessible for students, and this helps instructors to engage their students in analysis and discussion.
John Hollitz received his Ph.D from the University of Wisconsin in 1981 and has been professor of history at the Community College of Southern Nevada since 1992. Previously, he taught at California State University, Chico. In addition to CONTENDING VOICES, he has also authored a critical thinking reader, THINKING THROUGH THE PAST, 5th ...
Title:Thinking Through The Past, Volume IiFormat:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 9.2 × 6.3 × 0.6 inPublished:August 17, 2009Publisher:Wadsworth PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0495799920

ISBN - 13:9780495799924


Table of Contents

Each chapter begins with Setting and Investigation sections and ends with Conclusion, Further Reading, and Notes.1. HISTORIANS AND TEXTBOOKS: THE "STORY" OF RECONSTRUCTION.Sources: Reconstruction (1906). The Negro in Reconstruction (1922). The Ordeal of Reconstruction (1966). Reconstruction: An Unfinished Revolution (2001).2. USING PRIMARY SOURCES: INDUSTRIALIZATION AND THE CONDITION OF LABOR.Sources: Testimony of Workingmen (1879). "Earnings, Expenses and Conditions of Workingmen and Their Families" (1884). "Human Power.Is What We Are Losing" (1910). Why We Struck at Pullman (1895). Colored Workmen and a Strike (1887). "I Struck Because I Had To" (1902). Women Make Demands (1869). Summary of Conditions Among Women Workers Found by the Massachusetts Bureau of Labor (1887). A Union Official Discusses the Impact of Women Workers (1897). Work in a Garment Factory (1902). Gainful Workers by Age, 1870-1920 Breaker Boys (1906). Night Shift in a Glass Factory (1906).3. EVALUATING PRIMARY SOURCES: "SAVING" THE INDIANS IN THE LATE NINETEENTH CENTURY.Sources: "Land and Law as Agents in Educating Indians" (1885). The Dawes Act (1887). A Cheyenne Tells His Son About the Land (1876). Cheyennes Try Farming (ca. 1877). A Sioux Recalls Severalty (ca. 1900). Supervised Indian Land Holdings by State, 1881-1933. A Proposal for Indian Education (1888). Instructions to Indian Agents and Superintendents of Indian Schools (1889). The Education of Indian Students at Carlisle (1891). Luther Standing Bear Recalls Carlisle (1933). Wohaw's Self-Portrait (1877). Taking an Indian Child to School (1891). A Crow Medicine Woman on Teaching the Young (1932). Percentage of Population Over Ten Illiterate, 1900-1930.4. EVALUATING A HISTORICAL ARGUMENT: AMERICAN MANHOOD AND PHILIPPINE ANNEXATION.Secondary Sources: Male Degeneracy and the Allure of the Philippines (1998). Primary Sources: "Recommended by Hoar" (1899). "The Anti-Expansion Ticket for 1900" (1899). "The White Man's Burden" (1899). "The Filipino's First Bath" (1899). "The Strenuous Life" (1899). William McKinley on Annexation (1899). "In Support of an American Empire" (1900). Selection from the Treaty Debate (1899). Value of Manufactured Exports, 1866-1900. Value of U.S. Exports by Country of Destination, 1866-1900.5. THE PROBLEMS OF HISTORICAL MOTIVATION: THE BUNGALOW AND THE "PROGRESSIVE HOUSE.Secondary Source: The Progressive Housewife and the Bungalow (1981). Primary Sources: A Victorian House (1881). A Craftsman Cottage (1909). The Craftsman Contrasts Complexity and Confusion with Cohesion and Harmony (1907). Gustav Stickley on the Craftsman Home (1909). Edward Bok on Simplicity (1900). Cover from The Bungalow Magazine (1909). Putting the American Woman and Her Home on a Business Basis (1914). The Efficient and Inefficient Kitchen (1920). Domestic Economy (1904). Double Bungalow Plan, Bowen Court. Average Daily Servants' Wage Rates, Chicago, 1890-1910. Female Servants by Regions, per 1,000 Families, 1880-1920. Clerical Workers in the United States, by Sex, 1870-1920.6. IDEOLOGY AND HISTORY: ADVERTISING IN THE 1920's.Secondary Source: Advertising the American Dream. Primary Sources: "The Poor Little Bride of 1865" (1920). Listerine Advertisement (1923). Kotex Advertisement (1927). General Motors Advertisement (1928). Calvin Coolidge on the Economic Aspects of Advertising (1926). Business the Civilizer (1926). Walter Dill Scott on Effective Advertisements (1928). Advertising to Women (1928).7. HISTORY "FROM THE TOP DOWN": ELEANOR ROOSEVELT, FIRST LADY.Secondary Source: Eleanor Roosevelt as First Lady (1966). Primary Sources: Letter to Lorena Hickok (1933). Transcripts of Eleanor Roosevelt's Press Conferences (1933-1938). "The Negro and Social Change" (1936). Letter to Her Daughter (1937). This I Remember (1949). Letter from Barry Bingham to Marvin McIntyre (1934). Excerpts from Letters to Franklin Roosevelt (1935). It's Up to the Women (1933). News Item, "Definition of Feminism" (1935