The American Pageant Book

The American Pageant


  • Author : Thomas Andrew Bailey
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin College Division
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 1110
  • ISBN 10 : 0669397288

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American Pageant Book

American Pageant


  • Author : David M. Kennedy
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2015-01-01
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 1152
  • ISBN 10 : 9781305537422

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American Pageant Excerpt :

THE AMERICAN PAGEANT enjoys a reputation as one of the most popular, effective, and entertaining texts on American history. The colorful anecdotes, first-person quotations, and trademark wit bring American history to life. The 16th edition includes a major revision of Part Six (the period from 1945 to the present), reflecting recent scholarship and providing greater thematic coherence. The authors also condensed and consolidated material on the Wilson presidency and World War I (formerly Chapters 29 and 30) into a new single chapter. A new feature, “Contending Voices,” offers paired quotes from original historical sources, accompanied by questions that prompt students to think about conflicting perspectives on controversial subjects. Additional pedagogical aids make THE AMERICAN PAGEANT accessible to students: part openers and chapter-ending chronologies provide a context for the major periods in American history, while other features present additional primary sources, scholarly debates, and key historical figures for analysis. Available in the following options: THE AMERICAN PAGEANT, Sixteenth Edition (Chapters 1−41); Volume 1: To 1877 (Chapters 1−22); Volume 2: Since 1865 (Chapters 22−41). Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The American Pageant Book

The American Pageant


  • Author : Thomas Andrew Bailey
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1962
  • Genre: United States
  • Pages : 1598
  • ISBN 10 : UCSC:32106006222548

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There She Was Book

There She Was


  • Author : Amy Argetsinger
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2021-09-07
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN 10 : 9781982123390

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A Washington Post style editor's fascinating and irresistible look back on the Miss America pageant as it approaches its 100th anniversary.

Looking for Miss America Book

Looking for Miss America


  • Author : Margot Mifflin
  • Publisher : Catapult
  • Release Date : 2020-08-04
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9781640092242

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From an author praised for writing “delicious social history” (Dwight Garner, The New York Times) comes a lively account of memorable Miss America contestants, protests, and scandals—and how the pageant, nearing its one hundredth anniversary, serves as an unintended indicator of feminist progress Looking for Miss America is a fast–paced narrative history of a curious and contradictory institution. From its start in 1921 as an Atlantic City tourist draw to its current incarnation as a scholarship competition, the pageant has indexed women’s status during periods of social change—the post–suffrage 1920s, the Eisenhower 1950s, the #MeToo era. This ever–changing institution has been shaped by war, evangelism, the rise of television and reality TV, and, significantly, by contestants who confounded expectations. Spotlighting individuals, from Yolande Betbeze, whose refusal to pose in swimsuits led an angry sponsor to launch the rival Miss USA contest, to the first black winner, Vanessa Williams, who received death threats and was protected by sharpshooters in her hometown parade, Margot Mifflin shows how women made hard bargains even as they used the pageant for economic advancement. The pageant’s history includes, crucially, those it excluded; the notorious Rule Seven, which required contestants to be “of the white race,” was retired in the 1950s, but no women of color were crowned until the 1980s. In rigorously researched, vibrant chapters that unpack each decade of the pageant, Looking for Miss America examines the heady blend of capitalism, patriotism, class anxiety, and cultural mythology that has fueled this American ritual.

American Pageant Book

American Pageant


  • Author : David M. Kennedy
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2015-01-01
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 592
  • ISBN 10 : 9781305537408

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American Pageant Excerpt :

THE AMERICAN PAGEANT enjoys a reputation as one of the most popular, effective, and entertaining texts on American history. The colorful anecdotes, first-person quotations, and trademark wit bring American history to life. The 16th edition includes a major revision of Part Six (the period from 1945 to the present), reflecting recent scholarship and providing greater thematic coherence. The authors also condensed and consolidated material on the Wilson presidency and World War I (formerly Chapters 29 and 30) into a new single chapter. A new feature, “Contending Voices,” offers paired quotes from original historical sources, accompanied by questions that prompt students to think about conflicting perspectives on controversial subjects. Additional pedagogical aids make THE AMERICAN PAGEANT accessible to students: part openers and chapter-ending chronologies provide a context for the major periods in American history, while other features present additional primary sources, scholarly debates, and key historical figures for analysis. Available in the following options: THE AMERICAN PAGEANT, Sixteenth Edition (Chapters 1-41); Volume 1: To 1877 (Chapters 1-22); Volume 2: Since 1865 (Chapters 22-41). Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The American Pageant 16th Edition   AP  U  S  History  Activities Workbook Book

The American Pageant 16th Edition AP U S History Activities Workbook


  • Author : David Tamm
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2016-03-17
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 226
  • ISBN 10 : 1530643600

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Kaplan's, 5-Steps, Crash Course and other review books are great resources for that last month before the exam, but Tamm's Textbook Tools student activity books are meant to be an accompaniment all year long. This AP* U.S. History companion is filled with vocab and assignments that follow the Kennedy/Cohen sixteenth edition for all 41 chapters. They can be used as regular weekly assignments or reviews. They can be used on short notice if there is a sub, or be assigned as regular homework. All you need is the textbook. Teachers can copy at will, or the book can be used as a student consumable. As publishers began putting their content online, a niche for traditional classwork was opened, a void filled by this series. And whether the textbook itself is written in ink or electrons, many students still find it more valuable to write and keep notes for themselves on paper, and portfolios still matter. The activities in this workbook challenge students to apply the concepts, give examples, and diagram every chapter. Find TTT on FB.

The Myth America Pageant Book

The Myth America Pageant


  • Author : Robert Wickes
  • Publisher : Infinity Publishing
  • Release Date : 2006-10
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 9780741436184

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An often-amusing look at often-confusing national issues and at the grand game of politics, blending history, common sense, and controversy in a thought-provoking, convention-challenging analysis for ordinary Americans.

A Beautiful Pageant Book

A Beautiful Pageant


  • Author : D. Krasner
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-09-27
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 370
  • ISBN 10 : 9781137066251

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The Harlem Renaissance was an unprecedented period of vitality in the American Arts. Defined as the years between 1910 and 1927, it was the time when Harlem came alive with theater, drama, sports, dance and politics. Looking at events as diverse as the prizefight between Jack Johnson and Jim 'White Hope' Jeffries, the choreography of Aida Walker and Ethel Waters, the writing of Zora Neale Hurston and the musicals of the period, Krasner paints a vibrant portrait of those years. This was the time when the residents of northern Manhattan were leading their downtown counterparts at the vanguard of artistic ferment while at the same time playing a pivotal role in the evolution of Black nationalism. This is a thrilling piece of work by an author who has been working towards this major opus for years now. It will become a classic that will stay on the American history and theater shelves for years to come.

The Brief American Pageant Book

The Brief American Pageant


  • Author : David Kennedy
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2011-01-01
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN 10 : 1111342970

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THE BRIEF AMERICAN PAGEANT, International Edition presents a concise and vivid chronological narrative, focusing on the great public debates that have dominated American history. Colorful anecdotes, first-person quotations, and the text's trademark wit are all evident throughout. Focus questions, chapter outlines and summaries, marginal glossaries, and links to additional online study aids ensure that students understand and retain the material as they read and prepare for exams. Available in the following split options: THE BRIEF AMERICAN PAGEANT, 8E (Chapters 1-42), ISBN: 1111342954; Volume I: To 1877 (Chapters 1-22), ISBN: 1111342962; Volume II: Since 1865 (Chapters 22-42), ISBN: 1111342970.

Here She Is Book

Here She Is


  • Author : Hilary Levey Friedman
  • Publisher : Beacon Press
  • Release Date : 2020-08-25
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 290
  • ISBN 10 : 9780807083642

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A fresh exploration of American feminist history told through the lens of the beauty pageant world. Many predicted that pageants would disappear by the 21st century. Yet they are thriving. America’s most enduring contest, Miss America, celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2020. Why do they persist? In Here She Is, Hilary Levey Friedman reveals the surprising ways pageants have been an empowering feminist tradition. She traces the role of pageants in many of the feminist movement’s signature achievements, including bringing women into the public sphere, helping them become leaders in business and politics, providing increased educational opportunities, and giving them a voice in the age of #MeToo. Using her unique perspective as a NOW state president, daughter to Miss America 1970, sometimes pageant judge, and scholar, Friedman explores how pageants became so deeply embedded in American life from their origins as a P.T. Barnum spectacle at the birth of the suffrage movement, through Miss Universe’s bathing beauties to the talent- and achievement-based competitions of today. She looks at how pageantry has morphed into culture everywhere from The Bachelor and RuPaul’s Drag Race to cheer and specialized contests like those for children, Indigenous women, and contestants with disabilities. Friedman also acknowledges the damaging and unrealistic expectations pageants place on women in society and discusses the controversies, including Miss America’s ableist and racist history, Trump’s ownership of the Miss Universe Organization, and the death of child pageant-winner JonBenét Ramsey. Presenting a more complex narrative than what’s been previously portrayed, Here She Is shows that as American women continue to evolve, so too will beauty pageants.

Lies My Teacher Told Me Book
Score: 4
From 107 Ratings

Lies My Teacher Told Me


  • Author : James W. Loewen
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2007-10-16
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 444
  • ISBN 10 : 9780743296281

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Criticizes the way history is presented in current textbooks, and suggests a fresh and more accurate approach to teaching American history.

The American Pageant Book
Score: 3
From 2 Ratings

The American Pageant


  • Author : David M. Kennedy
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: United States
  • Pages : 1186
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105026615885

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