Defining Documents in American History: Native Americans “This reference will find utility in public and school libraries.” —ARBA Native Americans offers in-depth analysis of documents from the history of America’s first inhabitants. This text closely studies thirty documents, beginning with the Iroquois Thanksgiving Address and continuing through the Dakota Pipeline court decision in 2017. The material is organized under four historical groupings: Early Encounters and Conflicts, Western Wars and Aftermaths, New Lives and Circumstances, and Recent Developments.These documents provide a compelling view of many important aspects of Native American history, including documents that examine relations between Native Americans and European settlers; tragedies such as the Trail of Tears and the Wounded Knee Massacre; efforts to reclaim or redefine the status of Native Americans including the Native American Graves Repatriation Act and Wovoka and the Ghost Dance. An important feature of each essay is a close reading of the primary source that develops broader themes, such as the author’s rhetorical purpose, social or class position, point of view, and other relevant issues. December 2017 | One Volume, 240 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-68217-587-3 | Library Price: $175 RECENT FREE Online Access FREE Defining Documents in American History: Immigration & Immigrant Communities “The principal value of the volume is in the essays, which offer contextual information to help students understand the importance of the documents. Highly recommended. High school through upper-level undergraduate students; general readers.” —CHOICE “An excellent source for the high-school history course.” —ARBA RUSA Outstanding Reference Source, 2017. Immigration & Immigrant Communities offers in-depth analysis of a broad range of historical documents and historic events that shaped the lives of immigrants and immigrant communities throughout American history. Coverage begins with Adriaen van der Donck’s Description of the New Netherland in 1650, and continues on to President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s 1942 Executive Order 9066 that led to the incarceration of people of Japanese ancestry during World War II, the 2012 opinions of Supreme Court Justices Kennedy and Scalia regarding the case of Arizona v. United States concerning states’ rights related to the enforcement of federal immigration laws, and concludes with the 2016 Supreme Court decision in United States v. Texas. In-depth, thought-provoking analyses are organized under four broad categories: • In Their Own Words: Immigrant Descriptions • Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric • Federal Legislation • Executive and Judicial Actions The documents discussed in this volume paint a portrait of the issues and challenges faced by immigrants on American soil. This volume will be a useful addition to high school and undergraduate libraries, plus history collections of all sizes. March 2017 | One Volume, 270 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-68217-285-8 | Library Price: $175 RECENT FREE Online Access FREE See also: Issues in U.S. Immigration, pg. 52 BEST SELLER! BEST SELLER! BEST SELLER! Defining Documents in American History: Environment & Conservation This volume offers in-depth analysis of a wide range of historical documents and events that shaped early Americans’ environmental consciousness and helped pave the road to present-day conservation efforts and the challenges we face in keeping our planet healthy. Environment & Conservation provides detailed, thought-provoking analysis of such pivotal themes as: • Preservation of Wilderness Areas & the Establishment of National Parks and Forests • Species Protection & the Protection of Clean Air and Water • Rise of Environmental Action Groups • Impact of Climate Change Chapters highlight the document’s historical impact and provide thoughtful critical analysis, including a Summary Overview, Defining Moment, Author Biography, Document Analysis, and Essential Themes. The documents included showcase the struggle and efforts of Americans to protect our natural resources for this generation and all those to come. May 2016 | One Volume; 222 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-61925-854-9 | Library Price: $175 FREE Online Access FREE See also: Encyclopedia of Climate Change, pg. 112 The Environmental Debate, pg. 114 Encyclopedia of Environmental Issues, pg. 111 RECENT RECENT (800) 221-1592 GET ONLINE ACCESS WITH YOUR PRINT BUY! PRIMARY SOURCE DOCUMENTS: THEMES HISTORY History PRIMARY SOURCE DOCUMENTS: THEMES 63