Fifth Edition   ©2012

Reading the American Past: Volume I: To 1877

Selected Historical Documents

Michael P. Johnson (Johns Hopkins University)

  • ISBN-10: 0-312-56413-9; ISBN-13: 978-0-312-56413-1

Thirty-two new documents add more diverse voices to the collection, from a farmer on the New York frontier during the American Revolution to one of the real “Rosie the Riveters.”
Additional gloss notes help students with unfamiliar vocabulary.
New questions further encourage discussion and debate.

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