ERIC Number: ED398118
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Readings in American History (In Their Own Words), Book IV. The United States in the Twentieth Century and Teacher's Guide.
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)
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Cultural Pluralism, Elementary Education, International Relations, Multicultural Education, Primary Sources, Resource Materials, Social Studies, United States History, Womens Studies, World History, World War I, World War II
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.