The Ordinary Americans: U.S. History Through the Eyes of Everyday People

The Ordinary Americans U S History Through the Eyes of Everyday People Most Americans are not rich and famous yet it is the stories of the rich and famous that fill our history books Ordinary Americans is different it tells history as the average American actually lived

  • Title: The Ordinary Americans: U.S. History Through the Eyes of Everyday People
  • Author: Linda R. Monk Close Up Foundation Staff Charles Sass
  • ISBN: 9780932765475
  • Page: 273
  • Format: Paperback
  • Most Americans are not rich and famous, yet it is the stories of the rich and famous that fill our history books Ordinary Americans is different it tells history as the average American actually lived it.A fascinating collection of nearly 200 first person accounts by real everyday people Ordinary Americans covers 500 years of U.S history from a bottom up rather than tMost Americans are not rich and famous, yet it is the stories of the rich and famous that fill our history books Ordinary Americans is different it tells history as the average American actually lived it.A fascinating collection of nearly 200 first person accounts by real everyday people Ordinary Americans covers 500 years of U.S history from a bottom up rather than top down perspective Drawn from letters, diaries, autobiograhical accounts, often inspiring They re not just about what happened, but how real people feel about what happened.Featured are Native Americans, African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Asian Americans, as well as women and men of European ancestry These multicultural everyday perspectives help citizens of all ethnicities discover shared experiences that define us as Americans.

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    1. This book teaches 500 years of American history through the eyes of ordinary people who actually lived it: African Americans, Native Americans, Asian Americans and Americans of European descent. The book uses autobiographical accounts, diaries, interviews, etc to teach American history. Ken Burns said it best: "This is the way history should be told”. This should be required reading for high school or junior high school students.

    2. "This is a nation of inconsistencies. The Puritans fleeing from oppression became in turn oppressors. We fought England for our liberty and put chains on 4 million blacks. We wiped out slavery and by our tariff laws and national banks began a system of white wage slavery worse than the first." ~Mary LeaseThe book tells the story of American history from eyewitness encounters. 500 years, from the landing of Columbus (a priest who rode with him) to 9-11 (a GTE operator who took a call from the pla [...]

    3. This book gives a very thin overview of people who had something to say who may have not been listened to. I like to get my view of history from the people who were there and not just from the people at the top. You can jump off from this book and find out more about fascinating Americans that you find here.

    4. My favorite American history text--the voices of women, minorities, and labor . Brava! Should be required reading for all high school students.

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