ISBN-10:
0073031623
ISBN-13:
9780073031620
Pub. Date:
05/28/1999
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Controversial Issues in American History, Volume 2 / Edition 8

Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Controversial Issues in American History, Volume 2 / Edition 8

by Larry Madaras, James SoRelle

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ISBN-13: 9780073031620
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 05/28/1999
Series: Taking Sides Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 432

Table of Contents

PART 1. Reconstruction, Immigration, and the Industrial Revolution
ISSUE 1. Was It Wrong to Impeach Andrew Johnson?
YES: Irving Brant, from Impeachment: Trials and Errors
NO: Harold M. Hyman, from A More Perfect Union: The Impact of the Civil War and Reconstruction on the Constitution
ISSUE 2. Was John D. Rockefeller a "Robber Baron"?
YES: Matthew Josephson, from The Robber Barons: The Great American Capitalists, 1861-1901
NO: Ralph W. Hidy and Muriel E. Hidy, from History of Standard Oil Company (New Jersey), vol. 1: Pioneering in Big Business, 1882-1911
ISSUE 3. Did Nineteenth-Century Women of the West Fail to Overcome the Hardships of Living on the Great Plains?
YES: Christine Stansell, from "Women on the Great Plains 1865-1890," Women's Studies
NO: Glenda Riley, from A Place to Grow: Women in the American West
ISSUE 4. Were American Workers in the Gilded Age Conservative Capitalists?
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