Discovering the American Past: A Look at the Evidence, Volume II: Since 1865
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Authors : William Bruce Wheeler; Susan D. Becker; Lorri Glover

9780495915010

400 Pages  Hardcover 

7th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2007, 2002

©2012 , Published

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This primary source reader in the popular DISCOVERING series contains a six-part pedagogical framework that guides students through the process of historical inquiry and explanation. The text emphasizes historical study as interpretation rather than memorization of data. Each chapter is organized ar... more

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Each chapter is organized around the same pedagogical framework: The Problem, Background, The Method, The Evidence, Questions to Consider, and Epilogue.

By following this pattern, and using a variety of sources such as letters, maps, statistics, drawings, song lyrics, and cartoons, students learn t... more

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New Chapter 1 (also Chapter 11 in Volume I) examines the career of political cartoonist Thomas Nast and his legacy of confronting injustice through visual art.

New Chapter 3 treats the rise of advertising as an offshoot of the developing industrial age and prompts students to ask questions about th... more

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