Sports In American History 2e

Sports In American History 2e

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Sports in American History: From Colonization to Globalization, Second Edition, journeys from the early American past to the present to give students a compelling grasp of the evolution of American sporting practices.

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Genre : Sports & Recreation
Author by : Gems, Gerald
Publisher : Human Kinetics
Release : 2017-02-27
File : 400 Pages
ISBN : 9781492526520


Movies In American History

Movies In American History

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This provocative three-volume encyclopedia is a valuable resource for readers seeking an understanding of how movies have both reflected and helped engender America's political, economic, and social history. * Provides 450 A–Z entries that comprehensively cover the historical significance of subjects, people, and films of the American cinema * Contains contributions from 150 distinguished interdisciplinary scholars offering their analysis on the role of movies in American history * Includes reference materials and suggestions for further reading with every entry

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Genre : Performing Arts
Author by : Philip C. DiMare
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Release : 2011
File : 1232 Pages
ISBN : 9781598842968


Law In American History Volume Iii

Law In American History Volume Iii

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In Law in American History, Volume III: 1930-2000, the eminent legal scholar G. Edward White concludes his sweeping history of law in America, from the colonial era to the near-present. Picking up where his previous volume left off, at the end of the 1920s, White turns his attention to modern developments in both public and private law. One of his findings is that despite the massive changes in American society since the New Deal, some of the landmark constitutional decisions from that period remain salient today. An illustration is the Court's sweeping interpretation of the reach of Congress's power under the Commerce Clause in Wickard v. Filburn (1942), a decision that figured prominently in the Supreme Court's recent decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act. In these formative years of modern American jurisprudence, courts responded to, and affected, the emerging role of the state and federal governments as regulatory and redistributive institutions and the growing participation of the United States in world affairs. They extended their reach into domains they had mostly ignored: foreign policy, executive power, criminal procedure, and the rights of speech, sexuality, and voting. Today, the United States continues to grapple with changing legal issues in each of those domains. Law in American History, Volume III provides an authoritative introduction to how modern American jurisprudence emerged and evolved of the course of the twentieth century, and the impact of law on every major feature of American life in that century. White's two preceding volumes and this one constitute a definitive treatment of the role of law in American history.

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Genre : Law
Author by : G. Edward White
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release : 2019-04-18
File : 584 Pages
ISBN : 9780190634957


America S Story 3

America S Story 3

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A Charlotte Mason Inspired Journey Through American History! America’s Story 3 concludes the exciting journey through American History as students review America’s rich history, experience the excitement of discovery and invention as well as the hardships of the Great Depression, and examine the challenges our nation still faces. In America’s Story 3, your student will: Discover the impact one president had on the New York City Police DepartmentObserve the first flightRide along with the development of the Model TExperience the wonder and the tragedy of the TitanicExplore America during & after the World WarsLearn the hardships Americans faced during the Great DepressionFeel the excitement of new discoveries and technological advancementand so much more! Exciting, interactive stories O’Dell’s lively storytelling style ensures history comes alive in an exciting way! Through engaging narrative, O’Dell interacts with students and draws them in to imagine the adventures, hardships, failures, and triumphs of the incredible characters who shaped American history from the early 1900s to Modern Times. America’s Story 3 Student Features: Full-color student textbook featuring engaging narrative and beautiful historic illustrations, photographs, maps, and cultural connections.

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Genre : History
Author by : Angela O'Dell
Publisher : New Leaf Publishing Group
Release : 2017-10-25
File : 288 Pages
ISBN : 9780890519837


The Cambridge History Of American Theatre

The Cambridge History Of American Theatre

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Volume One of a unique three-volume history covering all aspects of American theatre.

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Genre : Drama
Author by : Wilmeth, Don Burton Wilmeth
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release : 1998-02-28
File : 543 Pages
ISBN : 0521472040


Technical Innovation In American History An Encyclopedia Of Science And Technology 3 Volumes

Technical Innovation In American History An Encyclopedia Of Science And Technology 3 Volumes

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From the invention of eyeglasses to the Internet, this three-volume set examines the pivotal effects that inventions have had on society, providing a fascinating history of technology and innovations in the United States from the earliest colonization by Europeans to the present. • Encourages readers to consider the tremendous potential impact of advances in science and technology and the ramifications of important inventions on the global market, human society, and even the planet as a whole • Supports eras addressed in the National Standards for American history as well as curricular units on inventions, discoveries, and technological advances • Includes primary documents, a chronology, and section openers that help readers contextualize the content

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Genre : History
Author by : Rosanne Welch
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Release : 2019-02-28
File : 1082 Pages
ISBN : 9781610690942


Encyclopedia Of African American History

Encyclopedia Of African American History

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Explores how all aspects of American culture, history, and national identity have been profoundly influenced by the experience of African Americans and documents African American history to the present day.

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Genre : Reference
Author by : Walter C. Rucker
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Release : 2010-02-28
File : 1136 Pages
ISBN : 9781851097692


Stupid American History

Stupid American History

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America is the home of the brave and, apparently, the stupid and gullible. Satirist Leland Gregory teaches us a lesson in historical hilarity with Stupid American History. From Columbus to George W. Bush (that's a lot of material, people), Leland leads us through American history's mythconceptions, exposing idiocy and inanity along the time line. He reeducates by informing us about myths. For example, Samuel Prescott actually was the guy to alert us that the British were coming and not that Paul Revere dude. Move over Colbert and Stewart; satire has finally found its rightful place in American history. Excerpt from the book: "John Tyler was on his knees playing marbles when he was informed that Benjamin Harrison had died and he was now president of the United States. At that time marbles was a very popular game for both children and grown-ups." For reasons still unknown, Texas congressman Thomas Lindsay Blanton, a Presbyterian Sunday school teacher and prohibitionist, inserted dirty words into the Congressional Record in 1921. His colleagues overwhelmingly censured him on October 24, 1921, by a vote of 293-0."

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Genre : Humor
Author by : Leland Gregory
Publisher : Andrews McMeel Publishing
Release : 2009-04-21
File : 275 Pages
ISBN : 9780740793547


Encyclopedia Of African American History

Encyclopedia Of African American History

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Encyclopedia of African American History introduces readers to the significant peopoe, events, sociopolitical movements, and ideas that have shaped African American life from earliest contact between African peoples and Europeans through the late 20th century. The encyclopedia places the African American experience in the context of the entire African diaspora, with entries organized in sections on African/European cnontact and enslavement, culture, resistance and identity during enslavement, political activism from the Revolutionary War to Southern emancipation, political activism from Reconstruction to the modern Civil Rights movement, black nationalism and urbanization, and Pan-Africanism and contemporary black America. Based on the latest scolarship and engagingly written, there is no better go-to reference for exploring the history of African Americans and their distinctive impact on American society, politics, business, literature, art, food, clothing, music, language, and technology.

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Genre : Social Science
Author by : Leslie Alexander
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Release : 2010-02-28
File : 1231 Pages
ISBN : 1851097694


Revolts Protests Demonstrations And Rebellions In American History

Revolts Protests Demonstrations And Rebellions In American History

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This three-volume work traces the history of revolts and rebellions from the colonial era to the 20th century. * 71 chronologically arranged entries detail the revolts and uprisings that have shaped the history of the United States, with 2–5 subentries that drill down into those histories * Each entry includes an overview essay, followed by entries on related people, groups, organizations, ideas, and places, along with select primary sources * Contributions come from a distinguished group of American historians from across the nation and across historical disciplines * One volume is comprised entirely of primary source documents * Illustrations and photographs show events discussed

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Genre : History
Author by : Steven Laurence Danver
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Release : 2011
File : 1210 Pages
ISBN : 9781598842210