Designed to encourage critical thinking about history, the MAJOR PROBLEMS IN AMERICAN HISTORY series introduces students to both primary sources and analytical essays on important topics in U.S. history. This collection serves as the primary anthology for the introductory survey course, covering the subjectas entire chronological span. Comprehensive topical coverage includes politics, economics, labor, gender, culture, and social trends. The Third Edition features greater focus on visual and cultural sources throughout. Several chapters now include images, songs and poems to give students a better feel for the time period and events under discussion. Key pedagogical elements of the Major Problems format have been retained: 15 to 16 chapters per volume, chapter introductions, headnotes, and suggested readings. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.... about the nationa#39;s political economy to be treated in the way that the parties had treated the ethnocultural issues. ... John Mack Farragher, Sugar Creek: Life on the Illinois Prairie (1986). ... The cotton gin (short for acotton enginea) was a very.
|Title||:||Major Problems in American History|
|Author||:||Elizabeth Cobbs, Edward Blum, Jon Gjerde|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning - 2011-01-01|