Taking sides : clashing views on controversial issues in 20th century American history / selected, edited, and with introductions by Larry Madaras.
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- ISBN: 0073111627
- Physical Description: xx, 436 p. ; 23 cm.
- Publisher: Dubuque, IA : McGraw-Hill/Dushkin, c2006.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Response to industrialism and America's emergency as a world power, 1900-1919: Did the progressives fail? Did Booker T. Washington's philosophy and actions betray the interests of African Americans?; Was early twentieth-century American foreign policy in the Caribbean Basin dominated by economic concerns?; Was Woodrow Wilson a naive idealist? -- From prosperity through the Great Depression and World War II, 1919-1945: Was the Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s an extremist movement?; Did the New Deal prolong the Great Depression?; Did president Roosevelt deliberately withhold information about the attack on Pearl Harbor from the American commanders? -- American high, 1945-1963: Was the United States responsible of the Cold War?; Did communism threaten America's internal security after World War II?; Did Lee Harvey Oswald kill president Kennedy by himself? -- From liberation through Watergate, 1963-1974: Was Martin Luther King, Jr.'s leadership essential to the success of the Civil Rights revolution?; Was America's escalation of the war in Vietnam inevitable?; Has the women's liberation movement been harmful to American women?; Was Richard Nixon America's last liberal president? -- Postindustrial America and the end of the Cold War, 1974-2005: Did president Reagan win the Cold War?; Should America remain a nation of immigrants?; Environmentalism, is the earth out of balance?
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