Gilded Age and Progressive Era: Primary Sources, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1414401965
  • ISBN-13: 9781414401966
  • DDC: 973.8
  • Shipping Weight: 1.60 lbs ( .73 kgs)
  • 288 Pages | Print | Hardcover
  • © 2007 | Published



Helping students relate to the significant social and culture changes that occurred in the years 1878-1913, Gilded Age and Progressive Era Reference Library has the details and vital connections largely missing in other references.

Primary Sources is a selection of the most relevant documents of the time, including excerpts from "The Jungle," by Upton Sinclair, "The 1906 Antiquities Act," illustrations of the Gibson Girl and the "Atlanta Compromise Speech of 1895," by Booker T. Washington. Throughout are numerous illustrations and interesting sidebars make it easy to understand the political climate, people and events that shaped the time. In addition to providing further reading suggestions and research and activity ideas, a chronology framing events in the wider context, words to know section for additional clarification, and a subject index making it easy to locate target information.