ERIC Number: ED398117
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Readings in American History (In Their Own Words), Book III. New Directions for the United States and Teacher's Guide.
This skills-text is the third of four books in the series "Readings in American History." The materials allow opportunities to improve reading and comprehension skills in a subject matter context by using certain primary sources related to the topic. Book 3 covers the period from the Civil War to 1900. Each lesson includes short readings with exercises and questions to allow students to explore the topic. The volume includes: (1) "Slavery Divides the Nation"; (2) "Letters and Diaries from the Civil War"; (3) "Emancipation"; (4) "Black Soldiers in the Civil War"; (5) "The Effort at Reconstruction"; (6) "Westward Ho"; (7) "The Black Exodus of 1879"; (8) "A Century of Dishonor Toward Native Americans"; (9) "The Farmer's Revolt"; (10) "The Rise of Big Business"; (11) "The Rise of Labor Unionism"; (12) "The New Immigrants"; (13) "The Election of 1896"; and (14) "Imperialism and Racism." A review section, glossary, and teacher's guide are included. (EH)
Descriptors: American Indians, Civil Rights, Civil War (United States), Cultural Pluralism, Elementary Education, Immigration, Indigenous Populations, Multicultural Education, Primary Sources, Reconstruction Era, Resource Materials, Slavery, Social Studies, United States History
Educational Activities, Inc., PO Box 392, Freeport, NY 11520.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: For related documents in this series, see SO 026 391-394.