This is Who We Were: In the 2010s, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1642654795
  • ISBN-13: 9781642654790
  • DDC: 330.973
  • 586 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released February 2021
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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This book provides the reader with a deeper understanding of day-to-day life in America from 2010 to 2019. This new volume in the This volume is sure to be of value as both a serious research tool for students of American history as well as an intriguing climb up America's family tree

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Essay on the 2010s.
Publisher's Note.
1: 2011: Day Care Owner in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
2: 2011: Emergency Room Nurse in Tuscon, Arizona.
3: 2011: Iraq War Soldier in Rural Kentucky.
4: 2012: Hatian Immigrant & Hair Stylist in LaGrange, New York.
5: 2013: Political Lobbyist in Washington D.C..
6: 2013: Truck Driver in West, Texas.
7: 2014: Farmer & Home Schooler in West Liberty, Pennsylvania.
8: 2014: Technician at VA Hospital in Omaha, Nebraska.
9: 2015: Black Lives Matter Activist in Baltimore, Maryland.
10: 2015: Teach for America Teacher in Los Angeles, California.
11: 2015: Couple Who Marries After Same-Sex Landmark Decision in New Orleans, Louisiana.
12: 2016: Bernie Sanders Campaigner in Alliance, Ohio.
13: 2016: Community Activist for Social Change in Cincinnati, Ohio.
14: 2016: Family Therapist in Worchester, Massachusetts.
15: 2016: Pakistani Immigrant & Retail Worker in Hopewell Junction, New York.
16: 2017: Mother of Transgender Rights Activist in Blacksburg, North Carolina.
17: 2017: Irish Bar Manager in Santa Clara, California.
18: 2017: Circus Worker in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
19: 2017: Manufacturing Plant Worker in Gary, Indiana.
20: 2018: Self-Made Working Artist in Boston, Massachusetts.
21: 2018: Furniture Maker in Cincinnati, Ohio.
22: 2018: First Women Mayor of Small Town in Harlow, Tennessee.
23: 2018: Political Cartoonist in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
24: 2019: From Prisoner to Bakery Worker in Yonkers, New York.
25: 2019: Project Engineer in Providence, Rhode Island.
Historical Snapshots.
26: Early 2010s.
27: Mid 2010s.
28: Late 2010s.
Economy of the Times.
29: Consumer Expenditures.
30: Annual Income of Standard Jobs.
31: Selected Prices.
32: The Value of a Dollar, 1860–2019.
All Around Us—What We Saw, Wrote, Read & Listened To.
33: Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission.
34: Remarks by President Obama Awarding the 2010 National Medal of Arts and National Humanities Medal.
35: Remarks by President Obama on Immigration, the DREAM Act, and DACA.
36: Testimony of Harpreet Singh Saini before the United States Senate Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights Committee.
37: Remarks by President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden at Signing of the Violence Against Women Act.
38: Press Conference by Arizona Governor Jan Brewer Addressing.
39: Early Learning Council.
40: Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores.
41: Pennsylvania Act 196 (House Bill 1013).
42: Obergefell v. Hodges.
43: The Political Revolution Continues.
44: President Barack Obama's Statement on the Shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile.
45: President Donald Trump's Inaugural Address.
46: California State of the State Address.
47: Virginia Celebrates First Women Veterans Weeks in the Commonwealth.
48: Trump v. Hawaii.
49: Massachusetts Senate Bill 2407 (An Act Relative to Transgender Anti-Discrimination) and Gender Identity Anti-Discrimination Initiative.
50: History—Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
51: Neighborhoods of Gary, Indiana.
Census Data.
52: State-by-State Comparative Tables: 2000, 2010 and 2018.
53: Total Population.
54: White Population.
55: Black Population.
56: American Indian/Alaska Native Population.
57: Asian Population.
58: Hispanic Population.
59: Foreign-Born Population.
60: Urban Population.
61: Rural Population.
62: Males per 100 Females.
63: Median Age.
64: High School Graduates.
65: College Graduates.
66: One-Person Households.
67: Homeownership.
68: Median Home Value.
69: Median Gross Rent.
70: Households Lacking Complete Plumbing Facilities.
71: Statistical Reports and Briefs.
72: Computer and Internet Use in the United States: 2016.
73: Health Insurance Coverage by Type of Coverage and State: 2018.
74: Household Income: 2018.
75: The Population 65 Years and Older in the United States: 2016.
76: Poverty: 2017 and 2018.
77: Retail Workers: 2018.
78: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Receipt for Households: 2018.
79: Those Who Served: America's Veterans from World War II to the War on Terro.
80: A Changing Nation: Population Projections Under Alternative Immigration Scenarios.
81: Custodial Mothers and Fathers and Their Child Support: 2017.
82: Demographic Turning Points for the United States: Population Projections for 2020 to 2060.
83: Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2018.
84: Living Longer: Historical and Projected Life Expectancy in the United States, 1960 to 2060.
85: Old Housing, New Needs: Are U.S. Homes Ready for an Aging Population?.
86: Small Area Health Insurance Estimates: 2018.
87: Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates: 2018.
88: E-Stats 2018: Measuring the Electronic Economy.
89: State Government Tax Collections Summary Report: 2019.
Further Reading.