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America's History in the Making

Egalitarian America

Unit Resources

Unit Reference Materials
Critchlow, Donald T. and Gary B. Nash, eds. Encyclopedia of American History, Volume X: Contemporary United States—1969 to the Present. New York: Facts on File, Inc., 2003.
Harrington, Michael. The Other America: Poverty in the United States. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1997.
Hayden, Tom. The Port Huron Statement. Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) and the Student Department of the League for Industrial Democracy, 1962.
McCormick, Honorable Paul J. Judgment and Injunction from Mendez et al. v. Westminister School District of Orange County. National Archives and Records Administration, 1946.
McDonald, Country Joe. I Feel Like I’m Fixin’ to Die Rag. Words and music by Joe McDonald, 1965, renewed 199 by Alkatraz Corner Music Co, BMI.
Nash, Gary B. Julie Roy Jeffrey, John R. Howe, Peter J. Frederick, Allen F. Davis, and Allan M. Winkler, The American People: Creating a Nation and a Society, 6th ed. New York: Pearson Education Inc., 2004. Reprinted by permission of Pearson Education, Inc.
Von Eschen, Penny M. Satchmo Blows Up the World: Jazz Ambassadors Play the Cold War. Cambridge, NJ: Harvard University Press, 2004.
Winkler, Allan M. and Gary B. Nash, eds. Encyclopedia of American History, Volume IX: Postwar United States—1946–1968. New York: Facts on File, Inc., 2003.
Wood, Peter, Jacqueline Jones, Thomas Borstelmann, Elaine Tyler May, and Vicki Ruiz. Created Equal: A Social and Political History of the United States. New York: Pearson Education Inc., 2003. Reprinted by permission of Pearson Education, Inc.
 
Further Reading
Ferris, Susan, and Ricardo Sandoval. The Fight in the Fields: Cesar Chavez and the Farmworkers Movement. New York: Harcourt Brace and Company, 1997.
Friedan, Betty. The Feminine Mystique. New York: Dell Publishing, 1984.
Hamer, Fannie Lou. Testimony Before the Credentials Committee, Democratic National Convention, 1964. American Public Media, © American RadioWorks.
Kennedy, John Fitzgerald. "Civil Rights Address" (June 11, 196 ), transcribed by Michael E. Eidenmuller, www.americanrhetoric.com.
Kurashige, Scott. "The Many Facets of Brown: Integration in a Multiracial Society," Journal of American History 91, no. 1 (June 004).
National Center for History in the Schools Teaching Units Please note: These lessons may not be resold or redistributed.
Stride Toward Freedom: The Aftermath of Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka (PDF)
Mexican Immigration to the United States (1900-1999) (PDF)
Commemorative Sculpture in the United States (PDF)
Organization of American Historians: Talking History Radio Program
1968: Looking Back (Part One): a talk with John T. McCartney|

30 November 1998 air date
Listen Now: Real Audio 14.4

This program also features a commentary by Julian Bond, historian, activist, and distinguished scholar in residence at American University, on the rise of Black Power.

1968: Looking Back (Part Two): a talk with James Farrell

7 December 1998 air date
Listen Now: Real Audio 14.4

This program also features a commentary by Ira Chernus of the University of Colorado-Boulder on questioning the nuclear myth.

A Historical Tour of Civil Rights Sites of the 50s and 60s:
a talk with Townsend David

10 August 1998 air date
Listen Now: Real Audio 14.4

This program also features a commentary by John H. Summers, a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Rochester, on the "The Politics of Civility."

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