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1919 the year that changed America / by Martin W. Sandler.

Sandler, Martin W. (author.).
Book Book (2019.)
Description: pages cm
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury Children's Books, 2019.
2 of 4 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries). (Show all copies)
0 of 1 copy available at Wakefield.
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Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Wakefield Children's Nonfiction Children's 973.913 Sandler (Text to Phone) Checked out 06/10/2019

  • ISBN: 1681198010 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 9781681198019 (hardcover)
Contents: An amazing event -- Women get the vote -- The red summer -- The red scare -- Strikes and more strikes -- A noble experiment -- A year that changed America -- Further reading and surging -- Sources.
Summary: "Some of the most important issues of our time were no less important 100 years ago. America in 1919, at the close of World War I, was shaken from the events of large-scale warfare, fearing a Communist takeover, and facing an incredible amount of social and political change. From Prohibition to women's suffrage, the labor strikes to the violence of the Red Summer and the Red Scare, this book explores each major movement of 1919. Showing how these events were interrelated and examining their continued relevance to our country a century later, Martin Sandler offers a unique historical perspective on the trajectory of the major movements of the 20th century. Showing readers how every current event has unique and fascinating history preceding it, this book will help them better understand the world they live in and the change many still seek today, offering educators a framework for discussing historical perspective and progress"--
Target Audience:
10-14.
Alternate Title: Nineteen-nineteen the year that changed America
Citation: Sandler, Martin W. "1919 the year that changed America." New York : Bloomsbury Children's Books, 2019.
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