b'62 PRIMARY SOURCES IN AMERICAN HISTORY: THEMES HistoryDefining Documents in American History:Drug PolicyRECENT Of interest by a reader who may be writing a term paper or preparing an oral presentation. Not just for libraries serving undergraduates, the set should also be purchased by public libraries. Recommended. CHOICETop 75 Community College Resources CHOICE, November 2020It is clear that national attitudes about drug use have never been easy to resolve. Some argue for strict control, some for taxation and regulation, and some for legalization. This set takes a close look at the history of this countrys drug policies, treatment options, and epidemicsalcohol, opium, morphine, heroin, marijuana, crack cocaine, and the opioid crisisand includes documents related to contemporary issues such as corporate accountability, controversial treatment, sentencing, racial and economic factors, and organized crime. 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Recommended. CHOICESlavery was not universally endorsed, but it became a part of the economic fabric of the nation. Riots and rebellions alarmed owners and strengthened the resolve of those who worked toward the abolition of slavery HISTORYand the emancipation of the men, women, and children deemed property and valued as only three-fifths of a human. It took a civil war to achieve the goal of freedom for all, and decades of work that continues to this day, to gain and defend the civil rights and liberties afforded to all citizens. This two-volume set includes in-depth chapters that provide a thorough commentary of significant primary source documents, including: David Walkers Appeal to the Colored Citizens of the World; Frederick Douglass What to the Slave is theFREEFourth of July? Nellie Norton: or Southern Slavery and the Bible; the Missouri Compromise; the Confessions Online Access of Nat Turner; ads for the Reunification of Former Slave Families; and the Emancipation Proclamation. Each FREE commentary includes these helpful subheads that guide the reader: Summary, Overview, Defining Moment, Author Biography, Detailed Document Analysis and discussion of Essential Themes. PRIMARY SOURCES IN AMERICAN HISTORY: THEMESAugust 2019 | Two Volumes; 600 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-64265-281-9 | Library Price: $295Defining Documents in American History:The Free PressOver the years, the First Amendment has been argued from the public square to the Supreme Court. The free press has had some remarkable effects on our history. In this two-volume set, we examine both the history and the current state of the free press, through in-depth chapters that provide a thorough commentary of significant primary source documents, including: the Libel case against Peter Zenger (New York Weekly Journal); the First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States; On Heroes and Hero Worship; United States v. PFC Bradley E. Manning; Branzburg v. Hayes; New York Times Co. v. 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This detailed document analysis begins with early essays instrumental in the creation and development of the field of business ethics, and continues to the present by examining issues relevant right now, from harassment and discrimination to technology and privacy. This two-volume set includes in-depth chapters that provide a thorough commentary of significant primary source documents, including: John Stuart Mills Utilitarianism; Ralph Naders Unsafe at any Speed; the Sarbanes-Oxley Act; the Wells Fargo account fraud scandal; and Facebook, Big Data, and the Trust of the Public. Each commentary includes these helpful subheads that guide the reader: Summary, Overview, Defining Moment, Author Biography, Detailed Document Analysis, and discussion of Essential Themes.FREEOctober 2019 | Two Volumes; 600 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-64265-283-3 | Library Price: $295Online AccessFREE See Also: Principles of Business, pg. 94-95GET ONLINE ACCESS(800) 221-1592 WITH YOUR PRINT BUY! www.salempress.com'