american history


HISTORY IS A HOBBY OF MINE.  THIS IS WHERE I WILL POST RESEARCH TOPICS IN AMERICAN HISTORY.  YOU MAY ALSO BE INTERESTED IN MY WORLD HISTORY SECTION.

ANTEBELLUM AMERICA (PRE CIVIL WAR)

  • Alexander Hamilton.  Nonfiction.  By Ron Chernow.  2004.
  • Liberty's Kids (Educational Animated Series on PBS) 2002 - 2003.

CIVIL WAR & RECONSTRUCTION ERA

  • Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era.  Nonfiction.  By James M. McPherson.  1988.
  • The Civil War.  Documentary.  By Ken Burns.  1990.
  • Inherently Unequal - The Betrayal Of Equal Rights By The Supreme Court 1865 - 1903.  By Lawrence Goldstone. 2011.
  • Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution, 1863-1877.   Nonfiction.  By Eric Foner.  1990.
  • The Right To Vote - Politics and the Passage of the Fifteenth Amendment.  William Gillette. 1969.

CULTURAL DIVERSITY (RACE, COLOR, CREED, ETHNIC OR NATIONAL ANCESTRY)

DISABILITY/disability rights

LABOR UNIONS/LABOR RIGHTS

  • BOOKS
    • STRIKING FOR LIFE: THE LABOR'S SIDE OF THE LABOR QUESTION.  JOHN SWINTON.  ADVOCATE FOR LABOR RIGHTS.  ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE 19TH CENTURY.  A MODERN VERSION WAS PUBLISHED IN 2017.

LGBTQ/ALLIED

military heritage/veterans

POLITICAL PARTIES & INTEREST GROUPS

state & LOCAL historical society

WOMEN'S HISTORY/GENDER STUDIES

  • BOOKS
    • MAJOR PROBLEMS IN AMERICA: WOMEN'S HISTORY. BY SHARON BLOCK, RUTH M ALEXANDER AND MARY BETH NORTON.  ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN 1989, A NEWER EDITION EXISTS FROM 2017.
  • Manhood in America - A Cultural Study.  Micheal Kimmel.  Originally published in the 1990s, the latest edition is from 2017.
  • FILM/TV PROGRAM/DOCUMENTARY
    • IRON JAWED ANGELS. FILM.  ALICE PAUL AND LUCY BURNS CAMPAIGN FOR WOMEN'S RIGHTS IN AMERICA. 2004.