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Major Problems in American History, 1920-1945 : Documents and Essays

Major Problems in American History, 1920-1945 : Documents and Essays

ISBN 9780547149059
Edition 2
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Publisher Cengage
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1. AMERICAN POLITICS AND SOCIETY BETWEEN THE WARS. Essays. Lynn Dumenil, The Modern Temper. Alan Dawley, American Liberalism and the Struggle for Justice between the Wars. 2. REFORM AND REACTION: PUBLIC POLICY IN THE REPUBLICAN ERA. Documents. 1. Attorney General Palmer's Case Against the 'Reds,' 1920. 2. Cartoon, 'We Can't Digest the Scum' 1919. 3. Herbert Hoover on American Individualism, 1922. 4. Trade Association in the Auto Industry, 1924. 5. A Business Analyst Explains Why Trade Associations Don't Work, 1933. 6. 'Babbitt' Sketches 'Our Ideal Citizen,' 1922. 7. Alva Belmont Urges Women Not to Vote, 1920. 8. Florence Kelley and Elsie Hill Debate Equal Right for Women, 1922. 9. A Mother's Plea to the Children's Bureau, 1916. Essays. Ellis Hawley, Herbert Hoover and the 'Associational' State. Molly Ladd-Taylor, Maternalism, Feminism, and the Politics of Reform in the 1920s. 3. LABOR AND WELFARE CAPITALISM IN THE 1920S. Documents. 1. The Interchurch World Movement Investigates the Steel Strike, 1920. 2. Ralph Chaplin Recalls the 'Clamp Down' of the Red Scare of the 1920s. 3. Black Workers ask 'What Do Unions Do?', 1923. 4. The Employer's Case for Welfare Capitalism, 1925. 5. Labor's Case Against Welfare Capitalism, 1927. 6. The National Association of Manufacturers Defends the 'Open Shop,' 1922. 7. The American Federation of Labor Condemns the 'Open Shop,' 1921. 8. The AFL Ignores Women, 1927. 9. The Women's Bureau Exposes the Myths about Women's Work, 1924. Essays. Rick Halpern, Welfare Capitalism in the Packinghouses. Alice Kessler Harris, The Uneasy Relationship between Labor and Women. 4. THE POLITICS AND CULTURE OF CONSUMPTION. Documents. 1. A Critic Sees Advertising as a Narcotic, 1934. 2. An Enthusiast Applauds Advertising, 1928. 3. Two Magazine Advertisements, 1929 and 1930. 4. Radio--A Blessing or a Curse? 1929. 5. Doubts about Auto Financing, 1926. 6. The Automobile Comes to Middletown, 1929. 7. The American Federation of Labor on the 'Living Wage,' 1919. 8. Bruce Barton Sees Jesus as an Advertising Man, 1925. Essays. Lawrence Glickman, The Politics of Consumption in the 1920s. Roland Marchand, The Culture of Advertising. 5. INTELLECTUAL AND CULTURAL CURRENTS. Documents. 1. Claude McKay, 'If I Must Die,' 1919. 2. Langston Hughes, Two Poems of the 1920s. 3. F. Scott Fitzgerald on the Jazz Age, 1931. 4. The Educational Promise of Radio, 1930. 5. Granville Hicks on Writers in the 1930s. 6. Two WPA Posters, 1935, 1938. 7. A Magazine Cover Comments on Public Art, 1941. 8. An Artist Remembers the WPA, 1935-9. Essays. Robert McChesney, The Battle For the Airwaves. Jane De Hart Mathews, A New Deal for Art. 6. '100 PERCENT AMERICANISM': RACE AND ETHNICITY BETWEEN THE WARS. Documents. 1. W.E.B. Du Bois on the Meaning of the War for African-Americans, 1919. 2. The Governor of California on the Asian Problem, 1920. 3. Congress Debates Immigration Restriction, 1921. 4. Cartoon, 'Seeking More Freedom,' 1921. 5. The Ku Klux Klan Defines Americanism, 1926. 6. Walter White Documents a Lynching, 1925. 7. St. Louis Realtors and Homeowners Bar Negro Occupancy, 1923. 8. Marcus Garvey Makes the Case for Black Nationalism, 1925. 9. Carey McWilliams Accuses California of 'Getting Rid of the Mexicans,' 1933. Essays. Mae Ngai, Nationalism and Immigration in the 1920s. Nancy MacLean, The Class Anxieties of the Ku Klux Klan. David Montejano, The Mexican Problem. 7. RESPONDING TO THE CRASH. Documents. 1. Herbert Hoover Reassures the Nation, 1931. 2. A Business Leader Responds (Hopefully) to the Crash, 1929. 3. Henry Ford on Unemployment and Self-Help, 1932. 4. A Participant Recalls The Ford Hunger March of 1932. 5. A Participant Recalls the Bonus Army March of 1932. 6. Leading Retailers Propose a Solution, 1934. Essays. Robert Himmelberg, Understanding the Depression. Roy Rosenzweig, Organizing the Unemployed. 8. THE DILEMMAS OF LIBERAL INTERNATIONALISM: FOREIGN POLICY BETWEEN THE WARS. Documents. 1. President Woodrow Wilson Defends the League of Nations, 1919. 2. President Calvin Coolidge on the Business of Foreign Policy, 1927. 3. A
Overview
1. AMERICAN POLITICS AND SOCIETY BETWEEN THE WARS. Essays. Lynn Dumenil, The Modern Temper. Alan Dawley, American Liberalism and the Struggle for Justice between the Wars. 2. REFORM AND REACTION: PUBLIC POLICY IN THE REPUBLICAN ERA. Documents. 1. Attorney General Palmer's Case Against the 'Reds,' 1920. 2. Cartoon, 'We Can't Digest the Scum' 1919. 3. Herbert Hoover on American Individualism, 1922. 4. Trade Association in the Auto Industry, 1924. 5. A Business Analyst Explains Why Trade Associations Don't Work, 1933. 6. 'Babbitt' Sketches 'Our Ideal Citizen,' 1922. 7. Alva Belmont Urges Women Not to Vote, 1920. 8. Florence Kelley and Elsie Hill Debate Equal Right for Women, 1922. 9. A Mother's Plea to the Children's Bureau, 1916. Essays. Ellis Hawley, Herbert Hoover and the 'Associational' State. Molly Ladd-Taylor, Maternalism, Feminism, and the Politics of Reform in the 1920s. 3. LABOR AND WELFARE CAPITALISM IN THE 1920S. Documents. 1. The Interchurch World Movement Investigates the Steel Strike, 1920. 2. Ralph Chaplin Recalls the 'Clamp Down' of the Red Scare of the 1920s. 3. Black Workers ask 'What Do Unions Do?', 1923. 4. The Employer's Case for Welfare Capitalism, 1925. 5. Labor's Case Against Welfare Capitalism, 1927. 6. The National Association of Manufacturers Defends the 'Open Shop,' 1922. 7. The American Federation of Labor Condemns the 'Open Shop,' 1921. 8. The AFL Ignores Women, 1927. 9. The Women's Bureau Exposes the Myths about Women's Work, 1924. Essays. Rick Halpern, Welfare Capitalism in the Packinghouses. Alice Kessler Harris, The Uneasy Relationship between Labor and Women. 4. THE POLITICS AND CULTURE OF CONSUMPTION. Documents. 1. A Critic Sees Advertising as a Narcotic, 1934. 2. An Enthusiast Applauds Advertising, 1928. 3. Two Magazine Advertisements, 1929 and 1930. 4. Radio--A Blessing or a Curse? 1929. 5. Doubts about Auto Financing, 1926. 6. The Automobile Comes to Middletown, 1929. 7. The American Federation of Labor on the 'Living Wage,' 1919. 8. Bruce Barton Sees Jesus as an Advertising Man, 1925. Essays. Lawrence Glickman, The Politics of Consumption in the 1920s. Roland Marchand, The Culture of Advertising. 5. INTELLECTUAL AND CULTURAL CURRENTS. Documents. 1. Claude McKay, 'If I Must Die,' 1919. 2. Langston Hughes, Two Poems of the 1920s. 3. F. Scott Fitzgerald on the Jazz Age, 1931. 4. The Educational Promise of Radio, 1930. 5. Granville Hicks on Writers in the 1930s. 6. Two WPA Posters, 1935, 1938. 7. A Magazine Cover Comments on Public Art, 1941. 8. An Artist Remembers the WPA, 1935-9. Essays. Robert McChesney, The Battle For the Airwaves. Jane De Hart Mathews, A New Deal for Art. 6. '100 PERCENT AMERICANISM': RACE AND ETHNICITY BETWEEN THE WARS. Documents. 1. W.E.B. Du Bois on the Meaning of the War for African-Americans, 1919. 2. The Governor of California on the Asian Problem, 1920. 3. Congress Debates Immigration Restriction, 1921. 4. Cartoon, 'Seeking More Freedom,' 1921. 5. The Ku Klux Klan Defines Americanism, 1926. 6. Walter White Documents a Lynching, 1925. 7. St. Louis Realtors and Homeowners Bar Negro Occupancy, 1923. 8. Marcus Garvey Makes the Case for Black Nationalism, 1925. 9. Carey McWilliams Accuses California of 'Getting Rid of the Mexicans,' 1933. Essays. Mae Ngai, Nationalism and Immigration in the 1920s. Nancy MacLean, The Class Anxieties of the Ku Klux Klan. David Montejano, The Mexican Problem. 7. RESPONDING TO THE CRASH. Documents. 1. Herbert Hoover Reassures the Nation, 1931. 2. A Business Leader Responds (Hopefully) to the Crash, 1929. 3. Henry Ford on Unemployment and Self-Help, 1932. 4. A Participant Recalls The Ford Hunger March of 1932. 5. A Participant Recalls the Bonus Army March of 1932. 6. Leading Retailers Propose a Solution, 1934. Essays. Robert Himmelberg, Understanding the Depression. Roy Rosenzweig, Organizing the Unemployed. 8. THE DILEMMAS OF LIBERAL INTERNATIONALISM: FOREIGN POLICY BETWEEN THE WARS. Documents. 1. President Woodrow Wilson Defends the League of Nations, 1919. 2. President Calvin Coolidge on the Business of Foreign Policy, 1927. 3. A

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