The Schlager Anthology of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era: A Student’s Guide to Essential Primary Sources, 1st Edition

  • Jennifer Koshatka Seman
  • Published By: Schlager Group
  • ISBN-10: 1935306650
  • ISBN-13: 9781935306658
  • 350 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2021 | Available January 2029
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2021

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This title offers an accessible, inclusive sourcebook covering a pivotal era in U.S. history. It features carefully curated primary sources along with highly targeted activities to help students engage with and analyze primary documents, from Reconstruction in the 1860s to industrialization to the Progressive era in the early twentieth century. Presenting marginalized voices, including women, African Americans, and immigrants, this anthology represents a modern approach to historical reference. Document texts are abridged to remain brief and accessible, even to struggling readers (including ESL students), while activity questions range in difficulty from basic to more advanced. Featuring the contributions of numerous scholars, this volume is an essential reference for students, researchers, and teachers of American history.