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History>Defining Documents in American History: Eras--primary source documents – many in their entirety. Each document is supported by a critical essay, written by historians and teachers, that includes a Summary Overview, Defining Moment, Author Biography, Document Analysis, and Essential Themes.
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Defining Documents in American History: World War II (1939–1946)
Defining Documents in American History: Postwar 1940s (1945–1950)
Defining Documents in American History: The Vietnam War (1956–1975)
Defining Documents in American History: Civil Rights (1954–2015)
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Read SUMMARY, DEFINING MOMENT & BIOGRAPHY for historical context
Read HISTORICAL DOCUMENT for primary source
Read DOCUMENT ANALYSIS & ESSENTIAL THEMES for historical significance