History PRIMARY SOURCE DOCUMENTS: THEMES Defining Documents in American History: The Legacy of 9/11 The tension between personal liberties and national security, always ready to erupt in the political fights played out in Washington, D.C., became a daily concern for all U.S. citizens in the wake of the attacks on September 11, 2001. Names and groups connected to terror—Osama bin Laden, Ayman al Zawahiri, Abu Bakr al Baghdadi, al Queda, ISIS, Army of Islam, Hezbollah, and the Muslim Brotherhood—became a regular feature of the nightly news. Each chapter provides a thorough commentary and a deep analysis of each primary source document, often reproduced in its entirety. Chapters provide a Summary Overview, outline the Defining Moment, and include an Author Biography, Document Analysis, and Essential Themes. Documents analyzed in this set include: Ladenese epistle (fatwa by Osama bin Laden against the United States); George W. Bush’s Bullhorn Speech; President Bush Outlines Iraqi Threat; My Guantánamo Diary, Uncensored by Mohamedou Ould Slahi; The Patriot Act; Senate Resolution 118; Detainee Treatment Act (banning enhanced interrogation practices); Obama Announces the Death of Osama bin Laden; the Muslim Brotherhood: Evolution of an Islamist Movement; and Trump’s Travel Ban (including challenges and court rulings). December 2018 | One Volume, 336 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-68217-921-5 | Library Price: $175 Defining Documents in American History: Secrets, Leaks & Scandals Political scandals have captured the attention of both the American public and the global audience, as secrets and leaks fuel speculation and often result in dramatic actions from convictions to impeachment. Some of the nation’s most notorious scandals are chronicled here, including Benedict Arnold’s letters to Major John André, impeachment proceedings against two presidents, The Zimmerman Telegram, the Vietnam War, Watergate and Whitewater, reports from commissions that investigated the assassination of President Kennedy and 9-11, e-mails that document the Flint, Michigan, water crisis, and the Manning- Lamo chat logs that detail how Manning leaked classified materials to Wikileaks. Detailed analyses of 75 primary source documents are organized into the following major categories: Secrets, Conspiracies, and Scandals though the 19th Century; Controversies, Conflicts, and Communism through the mid-20th Century; Government in Hiding, from Vietnam to Watergate and After; Scandals, Scares and Intelligence Failures in Recent Decades; Lies, Leaks and Hacks in the Contemporary Period; and Selected Environmental Debacles. November 2018 | Two Volumes, 550 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-68217-698-6 | Library Price: $295 Defining Documents in American History: Political Campaigns, Candidates & Debates This two-volume set highlights documents and commentary that showcase the American political process. Candidates, issues, and campaign styles have changed dramatically over time, from the “front porch” approach of the presidential campaigns the 1800s to the social media campaigns of today. Political debates aren’t limited simply to presidential campaigns, and this work examines how this American institution has shaped the government and its policies on personal, local, state, and national levels. Nearly 80 documents are organized into major categories like Politics and War; Politics and Social Issues; Politics and the Economy; Politics and Education; and Political Debate. The document chapters include the primary source document, often reproduced in its entirety, and Summary Overview, Defining Moment, Author Biography, Document Analysis, and Essential Themes. These documents include: Abraham Lincoln’s “House Divided” Speech (1858); William Jennings Bryan’s “Cross of Gold” Speech (1896); FDR Campaign Address at Madison Square Garden (1936); Robert F. Kennedy’s Remarks on the Death of Martin Luther King Jr. (1968); Al Gore’s Concession Speech (2000); Hillary Clinton’s Acceptance Speech at the Democratic National Convention (2016); and Donald Trump’s Acceptance Speech at the Republican National Convention (2016). May 2018 | Two Volumes, 574 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-68217-700-6 | Library Price: $295 NEW! NEW! NEW! NEW! NEW! NEW! NEW! NEW! NEW! FREE Online Access FREE FREE Online Access FREE FREE Online Access FREE (800) 221-1592 www.salempress.com GET ONLINE ACCESS WITH YOUR PRINT BUY! PRIMARY SOURCE DOCUMENTS: THEMES HISTORY 61