Experiencing the "Sixties"
STUDENTS remain fascinated by the actions o f t heir peers o f t he I 960s, who are now almost i n t heir sixties. Many students to day could probably recite a list o f t he major events, assassina
"The Good War"; A Diverse
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Placing the Sources in Context
D URING the 1930S, events both in Asia and in Europe seemed to point toward the pOSSibility o f a nother world war. I n t he Far East, Japan, a powerful and
WESTERN NATIONAL PARKS ASSOCIATION
B rown v. B oard o f E ducation
N ational H istoric S ite
W hat makes history? Usually, i t is an u nforgettable m oment, a fulcrum upon w hich o ther events t urn. M ost o ften, recorded h istory is t he s to
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A merican Imperialism: W ar with t he Philippines
T HE Philippine-American War, 1899-1902, provides a rich set o f sources for exploring American imperialism as t he United States changed t he n ature o f its relatio
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C onfronting the Problems
o f Urban, Industrial America
A LTHOUGH newspapers and television news programs re mind us t hat American cities are i n t rouble, many o f us can al most i gnore u rban p roblems because we spend
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Rural America D uring
the N ew D eal
As you read the sources, consider these important questions: What were the problems that afflicted the American countryside? What was t he scope o f the New Deal response, and how well did it address t
Richard M. Nixon. Watergate. and the Crisis o f the "Imperial" Presidency
Richard M . Nixon, Watergate, and the Crisis of the "Imperial" Presidency
veillance o f its own citizens and in the disruption o f dissident political activity.