This popular reader uses both primary and secondary sources to explore social history topics and sharpen students' interpretive skills. Each chapter includes one secondary source essay and several related primary source documents. Chapter introductions tie the readings together and pose questions to... more
The Seventh Edition contains 25% new essays and 20% new documents. In Volume I these include the Mayflower Compact, Cherokee women's petitions to their National Council, Walter Johnson's essay on the antebellum slave trade, and new primary sources from planters and slaves.
Chapter introductions tie... more
Each chapter includes one secondary source essay and several related primary source documents.