Discovering the American Past: A Look at the Evidence, Volume I: To 1877
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Authors : William Bruce Wheeler; Susan D. Becker; Lorri Glover

9780495799849

352 Pages  Paperback 

7th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2007, 2002, 1998

©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 proven 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 ... more

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New Chapter 1 delves into the complex situation of the early Roanoke settlement in Virginia, treating issues of ethnic conflict and the harsh realities of colonization.

New Chapter 5 examines the Louisiana Purchase and its attendant issues of race and class controversy.

New Chapter 6 delves into t... more

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