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Key Decisions In U S History

Author : John Croes
ISBN : 0825133254
Genre : Education
File Size : 81.70 MB
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Promotes critical-thinking and decision-making skills through comprehension activities Focuses on key decisions and provides background to fuel informed discussion See Key Decisions in US History, Set
Category: Education

The Cambridge Economic History Of The United States

Author : Stanley L. Engerman
ISBN : 0521553075
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 60.6 MB
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In the past several decades there has been a significant increase in our knowledge of the economic history of the United States. This has come about in part because of the development in economic history, most particularly with the emergence of the statistical and analytical contributions of the new economic history, and in part because of related developments in social, labor, and political history that have important implications for the understanding of economic change. The Cambridge Economic History of the United States has been designed to take full account of new knowledge in the subject, while at the same time offering a comprehensive survey of the history of economic activity and economic change in the United States, and in those regions whose economies have at certain times been closely allied to that of the United States: Canada and the Caribbean. - Publisher.
Category: Business & Economics

Understanding U S Military Conflicts Through Primary Sources 4 Volumes

Author : James R. Arnold
ISBN : 9781610699341
Genre : History
File Size : 54.42 MB
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An easily accessible resource that showcases the links between using documented primary sources and gaining a more nuanced understanding of military history. • Covers benchmark documents in U.S. diplomatic and military history from 14 conflicts • Utilizes document introductions and scholarly analysis to help students understand the primary source materials • Supports document-based teaching and learning strategies • Ties into Common Core critical thinking guidelines commonly used in high school history courses for document analysis • Helps students understand the difference between original source material and unsourced claims made on the Internet
Category: History

A History Of The Key Decisions In The Development Of Bay Area Rapid Transit

Author : Richard Grefe
ISBN : UCR:31210005579675
Genre : Local transit
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This report describes the key decisions in the planning and implementation of Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) during the period 1947 through 1974. The decisions are evaluated in terms of the influences brought to bear upon the decision-making process to determine decision outcomes.
Category: Local transit

Debatable Issues In U S History

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ISBN : 9780313329135
Genre : Critical thinking
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Presents a historical overview of some of the controversies that have changed the course of American history.
Category: Critical thinking

From Androboros To The First Amendment

Author : Peter A. Davis
ISBN : 9781609383114
Genre : Performing Arts
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Androboros, A Bographical [sic] Farce in Three Acts (1715), is universally acknowledged as the first play both written and printed in America. Its significance stems not simply from its publication but from its eventual impact. Androboros was not just the first of its kind, it was also ahead of its time in many ways, preceding the harsh political satires and farces of the later eighteenth century by some fifty years. The play inadvertently laid the foundation for one of the defining rights of the nation that would eventually emerge some seventy-five years later - the First Amendment of the Constitution of the United States. As a closet drama intended only to be read by close friends and political supporters, this play has languished as a minor footnote in American intellectual history. Scholarly research published to date has been, for the most part, inadequate and occasionally inaccurate. This study remedies that oversight, providing a full analysis as well as an annotated typescript and facsimiles of the original printing. -- from back cover.
Category: Performing Arts

Landmark Decisions Of The United States Supreme Court

Author : Paul Finkelman
ISBN : STANFORD:36105060300279
Genre : Law
File Size : 80.98 MB
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An important new reference that provides the historical context and constitutional perspective of more than 1,000 of the most important Supreme Court cases. Landmark Decisions of the United States Supreme Court offers an unparalleled history of the Supreme Court and its impact on American democracy and society. Case summaries are organized chronologically. In addition: -- each summary includes case name, citation, decision date, vote and vote alliances, author of the opinion of the Court, authors (and justices joining) of concurring and dissenting opinions -- summaries include extensive case cross-referencing to demonstrate evolving judicial decisions and historical connections -- most summaries include bibliographic references to facilitate additional research. -- summaries include at least one case from every year the Supreme Court has been making decisions. This one-volume ready-reference is most useful to college, law school and public libraries as well as high school libraries, especially those offering AP Government & Politics. Other key features include a table of cases, a table of justices by appointment, a table of the natural courts, the U.S. Constitution, and an extensive index.
Category: Law