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ERIC Number: ED398117
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Pages: 97
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-89525-863-3
ISSN: N/A
Readings in American History (In Their Own Words), Book III. New Directions for the United States and Teacher's Guide.
Abramowitz, Jack
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)
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
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: For related documents in this series, see SO 026 391-394.