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ERIC Number: ED398118
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Pages: 106
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-89525-864-1
Readings in American History (In Their Own Words), Book IV. The United States in the Twentieth Century and Teacher's Guide.
Abramowitz, Jack
This skills-text is one 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 4 covers the period from World War I through the Reagan years. Each lesson includes short readings with exercises and questions to allow students to explore the topic. The volume includes: (1) "The United States and the First World War"; (2) "Votes for Women"; (3) "The Prosperity Decade"; (4) "'Wall St. Lays an Egg' in 1929"; (5) "Depression Times"; (6) "Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal"; (7) "'Infamy' at Pearl Harbor"; (8) "'D-Day' in France"; (9) "Atomic Horror at Hiroshima"; (10) "The Cold War, the Truman Doctrine, and the Marshall Plan"; (11) "John F. Kennedy and a Dream of 'Camelot'"; (12) "The 'Black Revolution'"; (13) "The Vietnam Experience"; (14) "Crisis at Watergate"; (15) "The Women's Revolution"; and (16) "The Reagan Years." 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
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: For related documents in this series, see SO 026 391-394.