Shapers Of The Great Debate On The Civil War

Author by : Dan Monroe
Languange : en
Publisher by : Greenwood Publishing Group
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Description : Introduces students to the individuals who have contributed to the debate on the Civil War.


Shapers Of The Great Debate On The Freedom Of Religion

Author by : Jonathan Wright
Languange : en
Publisher by : Greenwood Publishing Group
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Description : Presents profiles of key figures associated with the American debate over religious freedom, beginning in the sixteenth century and including such influential leaders as Roger Williams, Thomas Jefferson, and Jerry Falwell.


Shapers Of The Great Debate On Women S Rights A Biographical Dictionary

Author by : Joyce D. Duncan
Languange : en
Publisher by : ABC-CLIO
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Description : The three waves of feminism are explored through the lives of the women who made history in bringing women's issues to the forefront of American society. Many early feminists supported not only women's rights, but also rights of slaves and contributed to the passing of the Thirteenth Amendment, granting emancipation to slaves. They continued to work towards women's suffrage and were hopeful the Fourteenth Amendment would provide universal suffrage. However, women were not granted suffrage until the passing of the Nineteenth Amendment, nearly fifty years later. It was women's fundamental need for independence and an identity of their own, separate from that of men, which thrust the women's movement forward and continues to propel it today. Many notable women, such as Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Billie Jean King, Betty Friedan, Helen Gurley Brown, Jane Fonda, and Sandra Day O'Connor, are included in this history of the women's movement in America. The biographical entries cite works for further reading, and the volume closes with a bibliography. The Shapers of the Great Debate series takes a biographical approach to history, following the premise that people make history in the circumstances in which they find themselves. Each volume in this series examines the lives and experiences of the individuals involved in a particular debate through both major and minor biographies.


Shapers Of The Great Debate At The Constitutional Convention Of 1787

Author by : Joseph C. Morton
Languange : en
Publisher by : Greenwood Publishing Group
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Description : Provides brief biographies of the delegates to the Constitutional Convention of 1787, including key figures such as Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, George Washington, Luther Martin, and James Madison.


Shapers Of The Great Debate On Conservation

Author by : Rachel White
Languange : en
Publisher by : Greenwood Publishing Group
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Description : Presents profiles on key figures in the conservation movement, including John Muir, Dixie Lee Ray, Rachel Carson, James Gaius Watt, and Christopher Swain.


Shapers Of The Great Debate On The Great Society

Author by : Lawson Bowling
Languange : en
Publisher by : Greenwood Publishing Group
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Description : Presents profiles on key figures associated with the Great Society, including Lyndon Johnson, Joseph Califano, Sargent Schriver, William F. Buckley, Jr., Strom Thurmond, and Edith Green.


Shapers Of The Great Debate On Immigration

Author by : Mary Elizabeth Brown
Languange : en
Publisher by : Greenwood Publishing Group
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Description : Introduces students to people who have contributed to U.S. immigration policy from the Revolution to the present.


Shapers Of The Great Debate On Jacksonian Democracy

Author by : Paul E. Doutrich
Languange : en
Publisher by : Greenwood Publishing Group
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Description : Readers are introduced to the people and policies involved in debates of the Jacksonian era.


Shapers Of The Great Debate On Native Americans Land Spirit And Power

Author by : Bruce Elliott Johansen
Languange : en
Publisher by : Greenwood Publishing Group
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Description : Examines the westward movement of the American frontier from the contrasting viewpoints of settlers and Native Americans, over the years from the 1600s onward, and discusses current issues in the words of twentieth-century commentators and activists.


American Reference Books Annual

Author by : Bohdan S. Wynar
Languange : en
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Description : 1970- issued in 2 vols.: v. 1, General reference, social sciences, history, economics, business; v. 2, Fine arts, humanities, science and engineering.