Discovering the American Past: A Look at the Evidence, Volume 1: To 1877

William Bruce Wheeler, Susan Becker, Lorri Glover

this first resource reader within the renowned studying sequence incorporates a six-part pedagogical framework that publications readers during the technique of historic inquiry and rationalization. The textual content emphasizes historic examine as interpretation instead of memorization of knowledge. each one bankruptcy is prepared round the similar pedagogical framework: the matter, historical past, the tactic, The proof, inquiries to think of, and Epilogue. The 7th version integrates new files and revised insurance all through. for instance, the Reconstruction bankruptcy, showing in Volumes I and II, now explores Thomas Nast's political cartoons and their impression on public opinion.

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