Working Americans, 1880-2016 - Vol. 7: Social Movements, 2nd Edition

  • Volume 7
  • Scott Derks
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  • ISBN-10: 1682171051
  • ISBN-13: 9781682171059
  • DDC: 305.562097
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 637 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released February 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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Overview

Working Americans 1880-2016, Volume VII: Social Movements explores how Americans sought and fought for change from the 1880s to the present time. This updated edition adds new coverage of Occupy Wall Street, the Tea Party, and Black Lives Matter. With coverage of child welfare, civil rights, religion, freedom of the press, women's rights, health, and the environment, this remarkable volume highlights how regular people took a stand to fight for what they believed in.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Preface.
Introduction.
1880-1899.
1: 1894 Profile Child Welfare: The Orphan Train.
2: 1896 Profile Women’s Health: The Anti-Corset Campaign.
3: 1898 Profile Labor: The Children’s Jacketmakers’ Strike.
1900-1909.
4: 1901 Profile Health: The Anti-Cigaret League Of America.
5: 1904 Profile Health: The Pure Food And Drug Act.
6: 1905 Profile The Environment: Plume Hunting.
1910-1919.
7: 1912 Profile Suffrage: The Kansas Campaign.
8: 1917 Profile Civil Rights: Anti-Lynching Silent Protest Parade.
9: 1919 Profile Health: Preventing Another Influenza Epidemic.
1920-1929.
10: 1921 Profile Women’s Rights: The Distribution Of Birth Control Literature.
11: 1923 Profile Immigration: America For Americans.
12: 1928 Profile Censorship: Purity For Silent Films.
1930-1939.
13: 1932 Profile Racism: The Scottsboro Case.
14: 1933 Profile Farm Revolt: Taking Charge Of The Land.
15: 1937 Profile Prohibition: The Fight To Make America Liquor-Free.
1940-1949.
16: 1943 Profile Civil Liberties: Internment Of 110,000 Japanese Americans.
17: 1946 Profile Civil Rights: Desegregating The Military.
18: 1947 Profile International Aid: Helping Polish Jews.
1950-1959.
19: 1954 Profile Banning Comic Books: A Link To Juvenile Delinquency.
20: 1956 Profile The Environment: Preserving The National Parks System.
21: 1959 Profile Labor: The New York Hospital Workers Strike.
1960-1969.
22: 1965 Profile Civil Rights: Selma, Alabama, Awakens America.
23: 1966 Profile Religion: Banning The Beatles.
24: 1969 Profile American Indian Activism: Native American Fishing Rights.
1970-1979.
25: 1970 Profile The Environment: Celebrating Earth Day.
26: 1971 Profile The Peace Movement: Vietnam Veterans Against The War.
27: 1977 Profile Refugees: Caring For The “Boat People”.
1980-1999.
28: 1983 Profile War: The Anti-Nuclear Weapons Movement.
29: 1988 Profile The Environment: Spotted Owls Versus Timbering.
30: 1989 Profile Reproductive Rights: Operation Rescue.
31: 1992 Profile Handicap Access: The Disability Act.
32: 1996 Profile Labor: The Immigrants’ Strike.
2000-2016.
33: 2000 Profile Religion: School Prayer.
34: 2004 Profile Women’s Rights: Title IX.
35: 2015 Profile Racism: Black Lives Matter.
36: 2015 Profile Civil Liberties: Marriage Rights For Same-Sex Couples.
37: 2016 Profile Income Inequality: Empowering Women.
38: 2016 Profile LGBTQ Rights: A Mother’s Journey.
Further Reading.
Index.