Defining Documents in American History: The 1910s (1910-1919), 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1682171884
  • ISBN-13: 9781682171882
  • DDC: 973.91
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 358 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released June 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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This new addition to the Defining Documents series profiles the first decade of the 20th century in America through careful, close analysis of historic documents from the era. Over forty primary source documents are studied, delivering a thorough examination of this crucial period in American history.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Publisher's Note.
Editor's Introduction.
Other Frontmatter.
1: Domestic Developments.
2: Progressive Party Platform.
3: Sixteenth Amendment to the US Constitution.
4: Theodore Roosevelt: An Autobiography.
5: Woodrow Wilson: Second Inaugural Address.
6: Federal Reserve Act.
7: Billy Sunday: “Get on the Water Wagon”.
8: Emma Goldman: “The Philosophy of Atheism”.
9: Woodrow Wilson: Address at Gettysburg.
10: Theodore Roosevelt: Speech to the New York Republican State Convention.
11: Eighteenth Amendment to the US Constitution.
12: Volstead Act.
13: Schenck v. United States.
14: The War Front.
15: The Austro-Hungarian Ultimatum and the Serbian Response.
16: Espionage Act of 1917.
17: Zimmermann Telegram.
18: Woodrow Wilson: Address to Congress Leading to a Declaration of War against Germany.
19: Robert La Follette: Speech Opposing War with Germany.
20: Eugene V. Debs: Antiwar Speech.
21: Woodrow Wilson: Fourteen Points.
22: Railway Administration Act.
23: Treaty of Versailles.
24: International Affairs.
25: Emiliano Zapata: Plan of Ayala.
26: Henry Cabot Lodge: Speech on Mexico.
27: Balfour Declaration.
28: Woodrow Wilson: Address in Support of a World League for Peace.
29: Covenant of the League of Nations.
30: Labor and Immigration.
31: Dillingham Commission Report.
32: Louis D. Brandeis: “The Jewish Problem: How to Solve It”.
33: Samuel Gompers: Circular to the Organizers of the American Federation of Labor.
34: Hammer v. Dagenhart.
35: Women's Rights.
36: Jane Addams: “Why Women Should Vote”.
37: Margaret Sanger: “The Prevention of Contraception”.
38: Alice Paul: Testimony before the House Judiciary Committee.
39: African American Affairs.
40: Act in Relation to the Organization of a Colored Regiment in the City of New York.
41: Monroe Trotter's Protest to Woodrow Wilson.
42: Guinn v. United States.
43: William Pickens: “The Kind of Democracy the Negro Expects”.
44: NAACP: Thirty Years of Lynching in the United States.
Chronological List.
Web Resources.