The Schlager Anthology of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era: A Student's Guide to Essential Primary Sources

Editor: Seman, Jennifer Koshatka
Publication Year: 2021
Publisher: Schlager Group Inc.

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-93-530661-0
Category: History - United States -- History
Image Count: 72
Book Status: Available
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The Schlager Anthology of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era offers a modern, original sourcebook covering a pivotal era in U.S. history.

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Table of Contents

  • Reader’s Guide
  • Contributors
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1: “Let us have liberty, law, and justice”: Reconstruction, Post-Reconstruction, and the Jim Crow South
  • Reconstruction Amendments
  • Joseph R. Johnson: Letter from a Northern Teacher to the Freedmen’s Bureau Commissioner
  • Jourdon Anderson: Letter “To My Old Master”
  • Sharecropper Contract
  • Black Code of Mississippi
  • Thaddeus Stevens: “Reconstruction” Speech
  • “Information Wanted” Advertisements
  • Thomas Nast: “Worse than Slavery”
  • “The First South Carolina Legislature during Radical Reconstruction”
  • Frederick Douglass: “On Remembering the Civil War” Speech
  • Henry Grady: “New South” Speech
  • Ida B. Wells: Southern Horrors
  • Booker T. Washington: Atlanta Exposition Address
  • Plessy v. Ferguson
  • Jim Crow Laws
  • W. E. B. Du Bois: The Souls of Black Folk
  • Chapter 2: “Here in the shop the machines roar so wildly”: Industrialization, Immigration, and Labor in the City
  • National Quarantine Act
  • James Albert Wales: “Where Both Platforms Agree”
  • Thomas Edison: Patent No. 223,898 for the Light Bulb
  • Chinese Exclusion Act
  • Bernhard Gillam: “The Protectors of Our Industries”
  • Haymarket Affair Announcement
  • Lucy Parsons: “I Am an Anarchist” Speech
  • T. Thomas Fortune: “The Present Relations of Labor and Capital”
  • Interstate Commerce Act
  • Leonora Barry: Report for the Knights of Labor
  • Nellie Bly: Ten Days in a Mad-House
  • Andrew Carnegie: “Wealth”
  • Jacob Riis: How the Other Half Lives
  • Sherman Antitrust Act
  • Bettie Gay: “The Influence of Women in the Alliance”
  • Jane Addams: “The Subjective Necessity for Social Settlements”
  • Frances Willard: Address before the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union
  • Samuel Gompers: Editorial on the Pullman Strike
  • “The Sandow Trocadero Vaudevilles”
  • Eugene V. Debs: “Liberty” Speech
  • “What God Freely Gives to Man, Monopoly Appropriates”
  • “The ‘Dayton’ 1896”
  • William Jennings Bryan: “Cross of Gold” Speech
  • Morris Rosenfeld: “In the Factory”
  • Thorstein Veblen: “Conspicuous Consumption”
  • Horace Taylor: “What a Funny Little Government”
  • Theodore Dreiser: Sister Carrie
  • “What the Bottle Does: One Year’s Work”
  • Eugene V. Debs: “How I Became a Socialist”
  • John Mitchell: Organized Labor
  • Emma Goldman: “A New Declaration of Independence”
  • Anzia Yezierska: Bread Givers
  • Chapter 3: “To sign away my country”: Westward Expansion and Imperialism
  • Homestead Act
  • John Gast: American Progress
  • Chief Joseph: “An Indian’s View of Indian Affairs”
  • John Nicholas Choate: “Before and After”
  • Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins: Life among the Piutes
  • “Wounded Knee Massacre”
  • Richard H. Pratt: “Kill the Indian, and Save the Man” Speech
  • Clara Barton: The Red Cross in Peace and War
  • Victor Gillam: “Remember the Maine! And Don’t Forget the Starving Cubans!”
  • Louis Dalrymple: “School Begins”
  • Platform of the Anti-Imperialist League
  • Emil Flohri: “And, After All, the Philippines Are Only the Stepping-Stone to China”
  • Charles Eastman: From the Deep Woods of Civilization
  • Zitkala-Ša: “The Cutting of My Long Hair”
  • Chapter 4: “The strong arm of the government”: The Progressive Era
  • Theodore Roosevelt: Statements Pertaining to Conservation
  • Florence Kelley: “The Child Breadwinner and the Dependent Parent”
  • Upton Sinclair: The Jungle
  • Jack London: “The Story of an Eyewitness”
  • Pure Food and Drug Act
  • Theodore Roosevelt: Special Message to Congress on Worker’s Compensation
  • Lewis Wickes Hine: “One of the Spinners in Whitnel Cotton Mfg. Co., North Carolina”
  • Lewis Wickes Hine: “Sadie Pfeifer, a Cotton Mill Spinner, Lancaster, South Carolina”
  • Clara Lemlich: “Life in the Shop”
  • Ida B. Wells: “Lynching: Our National Crime”
  • Jane Addams: “Why Women Should Vote”
  • Shirtwaist Advertisement
  • “Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire”
  • Progressive Party Platform
  • Jane Addams: “Who Is to Blame for Child Labor?”
  • World War I Propaganda Poster for Victory Gardens
  • Margaret Sanger: “Birth Control and Racial Betterment”
  • W. E. B. Du Bois: “Jesus Christ in Texas”
  • List of Documents by Category