Description : Provides more than 1400 entries covering the social, cultural, intellectual, artistic, and religious trends of the United States over the past three hundred years.
Description : The Supreme Court in United States History is a three-volume history of the U.S. Supreme Court, detailing its establishment, the major cases reviewed and decided by the Court, the historical events surrounding cases and decisions, and the effects that Supreme Court decisions had on the public. Author Charles Warren often references newspaper and magazine articles and letters in an attempt to capture the spirit of the times. Written with one eye on the Court and one eye on people, The Supreme Court in United States History was "an attempt to revivify the important cases decided by the Court and to picture the Court itself from year to year in its contemporary setting." Volume I describes Supreme Court History from 1789 to 1821, including the establishment of the first courts and the circuit, state sovereignty and neutrality, The Mandamus Case, impeachment and treason, Pennsylvania and Georgia against the Court, The Bank of the United States, and various Chief Justices throughout this time period. CHARLES WARREN (1868-1954) was an American legal historian and lawyer. Warren graduated from Harvard University and Harvard Law School, and received his Doctorate from Columbia University. In 1894, he founded the Immigration Restriction League with fellow Harvard graduates Prescott Hall and Robert DeCourcy Ward. He authored several legal history books, including A History of the American Bar, The Supreme Court in United States History, and The Making of the Constitution, and won the Pulitzer Prize for History in 1923. Warren was the Assistant Attorney General from 1914 to 1918 during Woodrow Wilson's Presidency and drafted the Espionage Act of 1917.
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Description : This volume contains the original version of United States history standards, along with standards-based activities. The standards were produced as part of the "Goals 2000" program by the US Department of Education. Post-critique, the standards were later revised and in 1996 were published together with the world history standards in one volume without activities.
Description : Women's colleges have had a long and prestigious role in the education of American women. This volume offers insights into the continuing significant role of women's colleges in higher education. It provides a brief history of women's colleges in the U.S. in the context of social and legislative issues that have affected the country, examines how women's colleges have managed to survive in an era of coeducational institutions and equal opportunities in education, and identifies the unique features of women's colleges that make them attractive to young women. Charts and tables. Extensive bibliography.
Description : An intriguing history of Alcatraz Island and its infamous prison, located off the coast of San Francisco, from the earliest years of Spanish exploration to the present day. Highlighting the unique geographical features of the island, it shows how Alcatraz went through many changes, being used over the years as a military facility, a notorious federal penitentiary widely believed to be escape-proof, as well as the site of American Indian uprisings.
Description : The Collins College Outline for United States History from 1865 follows the key moments and players in American history from the Civil War Reconstruction period to the record high gas prices and low presidential poll numbers of 2006, with information on politics, disasters, crimes and scandals, social issues, pop culture, and more. This guide also contains appendixes on the territorial expansion and admission of states into the Union, the population of the United States, and a timeline of presidents and secretaries of state. Completely revised and updated by Dr. John Baick, this book includes a test yourself section with answers and complete explanations at the end of each chapter. Also included are bibliographies for further reading, as well as numerous vocabulary lists, exercises, and examples. The Collins College Outlines are a completely revised, in-depth series of study guides for all areas of study, including the Humanities, Social Sciences, Mathematics, Science, Language, History, and Business. Featuring the most up-to-date information, each book is written by a seasoned professor in the field and focuses on a simplified and general overview of the subject for college students and, where appropriate, Advanced Placement students. Each Collins College Outline is fully integrated with the major curriculum for its subject and is a perfect supplement for any standard textbook.
Description : An invaluable collection of clear and attractive historical maps, the Maps.com United States History Atlas is a handy, useful reference for any student of US History. Updated 2012.
Description : The Collins College Outline for United States History to 1877 starts with the founding of the country and continues through the Civil War and Reconstruion. The colonial era, the constitutional convention and founding of the American system of government, the beginning and rise of the Supreme Court, and many more monumental events in the early era of the United States are also covered. Completely revised and updated by Dr. Light T. Cummins, United States History to 1877 includes a test yourself seion with answers and complete explanations at the end of each chapter. Also included are bibliographies for further reading, as well as numerous maps, timelines, and illustrations. The Collins College Outlines are a completely revised, in-depth series of study guides for all areas of study, including the Humanities, Social Sciences, Mathematics, Science, Language, History, and Business. Featuring the most up-to-date information, each book is written by a seasoned professor in the field and focuses on a simplified and general overview of the subje for college students and, where appropriate, Advanced Placement students. Each Collins College Outline is fully integrated with the major curriculum for its subje and is a perfe supplement for any standard textbook.
Description : Annoteret bibliografi med overskrifterne: Sources of general importance to U.S. history; Politics and government; Diplomatic history and foreign affairs; Military history; Social, cultural, and intellectual history; Regional history; Economic history