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U.S. History and Government: Readings and Documents

Grades 10-12

Use primary sources to extend the topics of U.S. History & Government

This collection of 122 primary source readings and documents, spanning from 1500 to the present, provides excellent preparation for Advanced Placement or end-of course United States history and government exams. 325 pages.

Features

  • a chronological representation of topics presented in U.S. History & Government
  • excerpts include personal narratives, diary entries, songs, poems, writings about political and social rights, laws and codes, speeches and writings of United States Presidents, and important Supreme Court cases
  • the readings include a colonial indenture agreement, Thoreau on civil disobedience, statements on women’s rights, the hardships of the Depression, the civil rights movement, Vietnam, the war on terrorism, and more
  • excerpted speeches and writings of United States presidents and selections from important Supreme Court cases document the breadth of government involvement in domestic and world affairs
  • unit introductions provide historical background and an overview of the unit content
  • follow-up explanations connect content to larger historical contexts
  • document introductions describe the themes, time period, and persons in the document
  • review questions focus on spurring critical thinking and thorough discussion of key concepts
  • units conclude with a Document-Based Question rooted in readings and an understanding of United States history and government

An Answer Key is available.


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    U.S. History and Government: Readings and Documents

    Margaret C. Moran

    Student Edition

    1350001
    A collection of 122 original readings and visual documents that span the course of recorded American history up to the present. Learn More
    $14.95

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