In chapter 27 Foner mentions Native Americans in 2000. In the 2000 census their population ranked in the 4 millions. According to Foner, this was a sign that their population was growing and that they have renewed pride that allowed … Continue reading →
[kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/HhuGQUZJot8″ width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] This video of the song “Unthinkable” by Alicia Keys clearly demonstrates an interracial relationship between two young people. Interracial marriage in the united states was illegal starting in the colonial period. The Loving v. … Continue reading →
[kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/EUQEqvxdBnk” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] “The unknown soldier” was from an American Rock band called The Door. This song appeared as the single for their 1968 album Waiting For The Sun. This song was written by the lead singer … Continue reading →
Economic freedom came about in the 1950’s. As the consumer culture developed the measure of freedom became the ability to gratify market desires. Along with economic freedom, the attitudes towards debt changed. Low interest rates and credit cards encouraged Americans … Continue reading →
This propaganda is explaining the cause of the WWII. It is categorized as and describesa good War because Americans were fighting to defend and protect their people from harm and futre attacks.
[kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/_b0G4xAwFVg” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] This video explains what Who Alice Paul was and what she fought for. She advocated equal rights for women. It is unclear who is the narrator and when the video was originally produced.
The espionage Act of 1917 prohibited spying, interfering with the draft, and false statements that might impede military success. Foner touched on some points of the espionage act. He mentions the Espionage act of 1917, the Sedition Act of 1918, … Continue reading →
Ready for travel and going north, south and west. Immigrants with baggage lined up at teller’s windows marked money exchange. Photographer Edwin Levick. Picture taken between 1902 and 1913. Immigrants undergoing medical examination at Ellis Island. Photographer Edwin levick. Picture … Continue reading →
Carrie Chapman Catt born January 9, 1859 was known as an activist, reformer, teacher, reporter, but most importantly as president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association in 1890. She had an important role in the final passage of … Continue reading →
During the 19th century the citizenship rights granted by the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments did not apply to Native Americans. Some laws did however offer them citizenship if they left their tribe and “joined” American society, but the American Indians … Continue reading →
2/25/1870-Washington, DC: Hiram Revels, 1st African American Senator from Mississippi, taking oath of office in Washington. In chapter 15 Foner spoke about the many types of freedom African Americans wanted and were granted. The rights to an education, the right … Continue reading →
Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory by David W. Blight, sounds interesting if I were researching for a history essay on the civil war and how it is viewed. I personally would not read the book for … Continue reading →
I have learned that historical evidence consists of primary sources such as essays and articles written at the time that the historical event took place. The evidence are studied and text books are created with the information gathered, creating secondary resources. … Continue reading →