W.E.B. Du Bois' book The Souls of Black Folk examines multiple aspects of African
American history from the post Civil War era and on. One of the aspects Du Bois focuses on is
Reconstruction. He examines Reconstruction policy and the various changes it un
US History II
Writing Assignment 2: Analyzing a Secondary Source
In your last assignment, you read a primary source, analyzed what it had to say about a particular topic and then
historicized itexplained how what it said fit
The book The Retail Revolution by Nelson Lichtenstein details the rise of Wal-Mart as the
primary American retailer. The rise began in the 1950's within the countryside of America. Lichtenstein
differentiates Wal-Mart from other retailers due to its innov
Lecture 1 What is History? Review
History is a conversation about the past based on evidence.
In the Western tradition, history is a narrative, subject to the principles that structure stories.
History is fundamentally different from fiction, because it i
UAHIST - 10 U.S. History Since 1865 Spring 2015
Prof. Jonathan Soffer
This course is an undergraduate survey of U.S. history from 1865 to the present. Throughout this
semester we will examine major social, cultur
The North won economic and political dominance over the nation following the Civil War.
Economic dominance stemmed from the utter decimation of the Southern economy following the war.
The vast majority of Southern wealth was derived fro
The Open Door Policy was a policy instituted in China opening the nation to trade by Western
powers. America took a pivotal role in regulating trade into and out of China, insisting that every nation
had a right to have equal access to trade in
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Chapter 16: Southern Reconstruction
Freedpeople wanted the federal government to redistrib