United States History II
Chapter 23: Political Paralysis in the Gilded Age; 1869-1896
-Due: Monday 12 September 2016
1. What do you make of the words of Henry Adams on page 504? How many people lived in the United
States in 1870? What gift
CLASS OF 2018
Junior Summer Reading Assignment
Read and annotate the following three short stories:
a "The Rocking-Horse Winner by DH. Lawrence
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- "Through the Tunnel by Doris Lessing
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to the City
WHAT SHALL WE DO WITH OUR GREAT CITIES? WHAT
WILL OUR GREAT CITIES DO WITH US ? [T]HE
QUESTION DOES NOT CONCERN THE CITY ALONE.
THE WHOLE COUNTRY IS AFFECTED BY THE
CONDITION OF ITS GREAT CITIES.
L YMAN ABBOTT,