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The United States to 1877/The United States from 1877 (33-155, 33-156): Turning Points: United States from 1877

Event Topics: After 1877 - 1925

The Chinese Exclusion Act - 1882
Secondary Sources
Subject Headings
Chinese Americans History
Chinese Americans History 19th Century
United States Emigration And Immigration History 19th Century
Books
Closing the gate [electronic resource] : race, politics, and the Chinese Exclusion Act / Andrew Gyory.
At America's gates [electronic resource] : Chinese immigration during the exclusion era, 1882-1943 / Erika Lee
Articles
Search for articles PS "UNITED States. Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882"
The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882
Primary Sources
Books
"Chinese Exclusion Act 1882." Immigration and Multiculturalism: Essential Primary Sources..

Wounded Knee – 1890
Secondary Sources
Subject Headings
Wounded Knee Massacre S D 1890
Wounded Knee Massacre S D 1890 Personal Narratives
Books
American carnage : Wounded Knee, 1890 / Jerome A. Greene ; foreword by Thomas Powers.
Wounded Knee [electronic resource] : party politics and the road to an American massacre / Heather Cox Richardson.
Articles
Search for articles DE "Wounded Knee Massacre, S.D., 1890"
Wounded Knee
Primary Sources
Books
Voices of Wounded Knee / by William S.E. Coleman.
After Wounded Knee / edited, and with an introduction by Jerry Green.

Plessy v. Ferguson – 1896
Secondary Sources
Subject Headings
Plessy Homer Adolph Trials Litigation Etc (Owens Catalog)
Plessy Homer Adolph Trials Litigation Etc (MOBIUS Catalog)
Segregation Law And Legislation United States History
United States Race Relations History
Books
We as freemen : Plessy v. Ferguson / by Keith Weldon Medley
Plessy v. Ferguson : race and inequality in Jim Crow America / Williamjames Hull Hoffer.
Articles
DE "PLESSY v. Ferguson (Supreme Court case)"
Primary Sources
Modern History Sourcebook (Approved)
Plessy v. Ferguson, 1896
Books
Plessy v. Ferguson : a brief history with documents / edited with an introduction by Brook Thomas.

Nineteenth Amendment - 1919
Secondary Sources
Subject Headings
United States Constitution 19th Amendment History (MOBIUS Catalog)
Women Suffrage
Women Suffrage United States History
Books
Amendment XIX : granting women the right to vote / Carrie Fredericks, book editor
The Nineteenth Amendment : women's right to vote / Judy Monroe
One half the people : the fight for woman suffrage / Anne Firor Scott and Andrew MacKay Scott
One woman, one vote : rediscovering the woman suffrage movement / edited by Marjorie Spruill Wheeler
Primary Sources
Modern History Sourcebook (Approved)
The Passage of the 19th Amendment
Subject Headings
Women Suffrage United States History Sources
Books
Treacherous Texts [electronic resource] : an Anthology of U.S. Suffrage Literature, 1846-1946

Scopes Trial – 1925
Secondary Sources
Subject Headings
Scopes John Thomas Trials Litigation Etc
Evolution Biology Study And Teaching Law And Legislation United States
Books
Summer for the gods [electronic resource] : the Scopes trial and America's continuing debate over science and religion / Edward J.
When all the gods trembled : Darwinism, Scopes, and American intellectuals / Paul K. Conkin
Fundamentalism and education in the Scopes era : God, Darwin, and the roots of America's culture wars / Adam Laats
Primary Sources
Books
A religious orgy in Tennessee : a reporter's account of the Scopes monkey trial / H.L. Mencken

Event Topics: 1929 - 1960

Great Stock Market Crash – 1929
Secondary Sources
Subject Headings
Stock Market Crash 1929  (B. D. Owens Catalog)
Stock Market Crash 1929  (MOBIUS Catalog)
Depressions 1929 United States
Books
The great crash, 1929.
Rainbow's end : the crash of 1929 / Maury Klein.
1929 : the year of the great crash / William K. Klingaman.
The crash and its aftermath : a history of securities markets in the United States, 1929-1933 / Barrie A. Wigmore.
The Great Depression and the New Deal / Kevin Hillstrom.
Primary Sources
Books
Front Page Economics [electronic resource].

FDR’s 100 days – 1933
Secondary Sources
Subject Headings
New Deal, 1933-1939.
Roosevelt Franklin D Franklin Delano 1882 1945
Books
Nothing to fear : FDR's inner circle and the hundred days that created modern America / Adam Cohen.
The defining moment : FDR's hundred days and the triumph of hope / Jonathan Alter.
Primary Sources
Books
The Great Depression / Richard C. Hanes, editor ; Sharon Hanes, associate editor.

Dropping of the Atomic Bomb – 1945
Secondary Sources
Subject Headings
Atomic Bomb United States History
Atomic Bomb Moral And Ethical Aspects United States
Books
Hiroshima : why America dropped the atomic bomb / Ronald Takaki.
Atomic tragedy : Henry L. Stimson and the decision to use the bomb against Japan / Sean L. Malloy.
By the bomb's early light : American thought and culture at the dawn of the atomic age / Paul Boyer ; with a new preface by the author.
Primary Sources
Modern History Sourcebook (Approved)
Documents on the Decision to Drop the Bomb
Hiroshima: Was It Necessary

Documents Relating to American Foreign Policy--Hiroshima

Earl Warren’s election to the Supreme Court - 1952

Secondary Sources
Subject Headings
Warren Earl 1891 1974
United States Supreme Court History 20th Century
Books
The Supreme Court under Earl Warren, 1953-1969 / Michal R. Belknap.
Earl Warren, the judge who changed America / Jack Harrison Pollack.
Primary Source
Books

Public papers [Earl Warren]/ Edited by Henry M. Christman

Brown vs. Board of Education – 1954
Secondary Sources
Subject Headings
Brown Oliver 1918 1961 Trials Litigation Etc 
Topeka Kan Board Of Education Trials Litigation Etc 
Segregation In Education Law And Legislation United States History
Books
Brown v. Board of Education : its impact on public education, 1954-2004 / Introduction by Juan Williams ; edited by Dara N. Byrne.
Brown v. Board of Education : caste, culture, and the Constitution / Robert J. Cottrol, Raymond T. Diamond, and Leland B. Ware.
Brown v. Board of Education : a civil rights milestone and its troubled legacy / James T. Patterson.
Primary Sources
Modern History Sourcebook (Approved)

Brown v. Board of Education, 1954
Web
Brown v. Board of Education (1954) in ourdocuments.gov

Development of the Birth Control Pill - 1960
Secondary Sources
Subject Headings
Oral Contraceptives 
Oral Contraceptives Social Aspects
Oral Contraceptives Social Aspects United States History (MOBIUS Catalog)
Birth Control United States History
Books
Sexual chemistry : a history of the contraceptive pill / Lara V. Marks.
The Pill : a biography of the drug that changed the world / Bernard Asbell.
The birth of the pill : how four crusaders reinvented sex and launched a revolution / Jonathan Eig.
Articles
DE "ORAL contraceptives -- History"
The Best Prophet of the Future is the Past: Oral Contraception and Novel Components
Primary Source
Books

Controlling reproduction : an American history / edited by Andrea Tone

Events: After 1960

Cuban Missile Crisis – 1962
Secondary Sources
Subject Headings
Cuban Missile Crisis 1962
United States Politics And Government 1961 1963
Books
The Cuban missile crisis revisited / edited by James A. Nathan.
Essence of decision ; explaining the Cuban missile crisis / [by] Graham T. Allison.
Articles
Quality of U.S. Decision Making during the Cuban Missile Crisis: Major Errors in Welch's Reassessment
Primary Sources
Books
One minute to midnight : Kennedy, Khrushchev, and Castro on the brink of nuclear war / Michael Dobbs.
The Kennedy tapes : inside the White House during the Cuban missile crisis / edited by Ernest R. May and Philip D. Zelikow
Assassination of JFK - 1963
Secondary Sources
Subject Headings
Kennedy John F John Fitzgerald 1917 1963 Assassination
Oswald Lee Harvey
United States Warren Commission Report Of The Presidents Commission On The Assassination Of President John F. Kennedy
Conspiracies United States History 20th Century
Books
Breach of trust : how the Warren Commission failed the nation and why / Gerald D. McKnight
Oswald's tale : an American mystery / Norman Mailer
The road to Dallas : the assassination of John F. Kennedy / David Kaiser
Articles
Search for articles PE "KENNEDY, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 -- Assassination"
Article
Killing Kennedy
Primary Sources
Subject Headings
Kennedy John F John Fitzgerald 1917 1963 Assassination Sources  
Books
President Kennedy has been shot : experience the moment-to-moment account of the four days that changed America / by the Newseum with Cathy Trost & Susan Bennett ; narrated by Dan Rather.
No more silence [electronic resource] : an oral history of the assassination of President Kennedy / Larry A. Sneed
Freedom Summer – 1964
Secondary Sources
Subject Headings
Mississippi Freedom Project (Owens Catalog)
Mississippi Freedom Project Influence
Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party
African Americans Suffrage Mississippi History  
Books
Freedom Summer / Doug McAdam.
After Freedom Summer [electronic resource] : how race realigned Mississippi politics, 1965-1986 / Chris Danielson.
Articles
Freedom Summer and Its Legacies in the Classroom
Primary Sources
Books
Risking everything : a Freedom Summer reader / edited by Michael Edmonds.
Gulf of Tonkin Resolution – 1964
Secondary Sources
Subject Headings
Vietnam War 1961 1975 United States
Tonkin Gulf Incidents 1964
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973.
Books
Tonkin Gulf / [by] Eugene G. Windchy
Truth is the first casualty ; the Gulf of Tonkin affair: illusion and reality / by Joseph C. Goulden
Primary Sources
Modern History Sourcebook (Approved)

Tonkin Gulf Incident, 1964
The Tonkin Bay Resolution, 1964
Web Page
Tonkin Gulf Resolution (1964)
Books
Vietnam War : the essential reference guide / James H. Willbanks, editor
 
Voting Rights Act - 1965
Secondary Sources
Subject Headings
United States Voting Rights Act Of 1965
African Americans -- Suffrage -- History.
African Americans -- History -- 1964-
Books
Bending toward justice : the Voting Rights Act and the transformation of American democracy / Gary May
The two reconstructions [electronic resource] : the struggle for Black enfranchisement / Richard M. Valelly
Voting rights act : historical context and associated issues and trends / Harvey Parish, editor
Free at last to vote : the Alabama origins of the 1965 Voting Rights Act / Brian K. Landsberg
Primary Sources
Web Pages
Voting Rights Act

Advent of the Black Panther Party – 1966
Secondary Sources
Subject Headings
Black Panther Party History
Black Panther Party
Books
Black against empire : the history and politics of the Black Panther Party / Joshua Bloom and Waldo E. Martin, Jr.
Living for the city [electronic resource] : migration, education, and the rise of the Black Panther Party in Oakland, California / Donna Jean Murch
Framing the Black Panthers : the spectacular rise of a Black power icon / Jane Rhodes
Survival pending revolution [electronic resource] : the history of the Black Panther Party / Paul Alkebulan
Primary Sources
Modern History Sourcebook (Approved)
The Black Panthers: Party Platform, 1966
Books
The Huey P. Newton reader / edited by David Hilliard and Donald Weise ; foreword by Fredrika Newton ; introduction by David Hilliard
To die for the people ; the writings of Huey P. Newton / Introd. by Franz Schurmann

Democratic Convention - 1968
Secondary Sources
Subject Headings
Political Conventions Illinois Chicago History 20th Century
Evolution Biology Study And Teaching Law And Legislation United States
Books
Chicago '68 [electronic resource] / David Farber
No one was killed : documentation and meditation: convention week, Chicago, August 1968
Primary Sources
Streaming Video
Films on Demand Video with Transcipts

Nixon’s Resignation - 1974
Secondary Sources
Subject Headings
Nixon Richard M Richard Milhous 1913 1994 Resignation
Nixon Richard M Richard Milhous 1913 1994 Resignation From Office
Watergate Affair 1972 1974
Nixon Richard M Richard Milhous 1913 1994
Books
Watergate and the resignation of Richard Nixon : impact of a Constitutional crisis / Harry P. Jeffrey and Thomas Maxwell-Long, editors
Watergate : the corruption of American politics and the fall of Richard Nixon / Fred Emery
The final days / Bob Woodward, Carl Bernstein
Primary Sources
Books
Eyewitness to Watergate [electronic resource] : a documentary history for students / edited by David Hosansky
Abuse of power : the new Nixon tapes / edited with an introduction and commentary by Stanley I. Kutler

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