Teaching With Howard Zinn's Voices of a People's History of the United States and A Young People's History of the United States

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Voices of a People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn and Anthony Arnove is a symphony of our nation's original voices, an embodiment of the power of civil disobedience and dissent wherein lies our nation's true spirit of defiance and resilience.
In this teaching guide, Gayle Olson-Raymer provides insight into how to use this remarkable anthology in the classroom, including discussion, exam, and essay questions, creative ideas for in-class activities and group ...
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Overview

Voices of a People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn and Anthony Arnove is a symphony of our nation's original voices, an embodiment of the power of civil disobedience and dissent wherein lies our nation's true spirit of defiance and resilience.
In this teaching guide, Gayle Olson-Raymer provides insight into how to use this remarkable anthology in the classroom, including discussion, exam, and essay questions, creative ideas for in-class activities and group projects, and suggestions for teaching Voices alongside Zinn's A People’s History of the United States.
With selected chapters written by Humboldt County AP teachers Jack Bareilles (McKinleyville High School), Natalia Boettcher (South Fork High School), Mike Benbow (Fortuna High School), Ron Perry (Eureka High School), Robin Pickering, Jennifer Rosebrook (Arcata High School), Colby Smart (Ferndale High School), and Robert Standish (South Fork High School)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781583229347
  • Publisher: Seven Stories Press
  • Publication date: 4/1/2011
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 400
  • Sales rank: 712,552
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

GAYLE OLSON-RAYMER is a professor at Humboldt State University.
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Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition 9

Acknowledgments 11

Introduction 13

Chapter 1 Columbus and Las Casas 22

Chapter 2 The First Slaves 32

Chapter 3 Servitude and Rebellion 42

Chapter 4 Preparing the Revolution 52

Chapter 5 Half a Revolution 62

Chapter 6 The Early Women's Movement 72

Chapter 7 Indian Removal 84

Chapter 8 The War on Mexico 97

Chapter 9 Slavery and Defiance 106

Chapter 10 Civil War and Class Conflict 118

Chapter 11 Strikers and Populists in the Gilded Age 129

Chapter 12 The Expansion of the Empire 142

Chapter 13 Socialists and Wobblies 152

Chapter 14 Protesting the First World War Colby Smart 164

Chapter 15 From the Jazz Age to the Uprisings of the 1930s 175

Chapter 16 World War II and McCarthyism 190

Chapter 17 The Black Upsurge Against Racial Segregation Natalia Boettcher 204

Chapter 18 Vietnam and Beyond: The Historic Resistance Mike Benbow Robin Pickering 216

Chapter 19 Women Gays, and Other Voices of Resistance Jack Bareilles 228

Chapter 20 Losing Control in the 1970s Jennifer Rosebrook 240

Chapter 21 The Carter-Reagan-Bush Consensus Ron Perry 251

Chapter 22 Panama, the 1991 Gulf War, an the War at Home Robert Standish 262

Chapter 23 Challenging Bill Clinton 272

Chapter 24 Bush II and the "War on Terror" 283

Chapter 25 War and Injustice: People Speak Out Jeff Coomber Adam Crug Nicole Sinclair Megan Watson 296

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