The Resource 1919 the year that changed America, Martin W. Sandler

1919 the year that changed America, Martin W. Sandler

Label
1919 the year that changed America
Title
1919 the year that changed America
Statement of responsibility
Martin W. Sandler
Title variation
Nineteen-nineteen the year that changed America
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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"--
Summary
1919 was a world-shaking year. America was recovering from World War I and black soldiers returned to racism so violent that that summer would become known as the Red Summer. The suffrage movement had a long-fought win when women gained the right to vote. Laborers took to the streets to protest working conditions; nationalistic fervor led to a communism scare; and temperance gained such traction that prohibition went into effect. Each of these movements reached a tipping point that year
Tone
Writing style
Illustration
Award
National Book Award for Young People's Literature, 2019.
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
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10751905
Cataloging source
LBSOR/DLC
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Sandler, Martin W
Dewey number
973.91/3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
  • 10-14
  • 7-8
LC call number
E784
LC item number
.S25 2019
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 7
  • 12
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • United States
  • United States
  • Social movements
  • Nineteen nineteen, A.D.
Target audience
juvenile
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the year that changed America
Label
1919 the year that changed America, Martin W. Sandler
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 184-186) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
192 pages
Isbn
9781681198019
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2018012754
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1047569426
Label
1919 the year that changed America, Martin W. Sandler
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 184-186) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
192 pages
Isbn
9781681198019
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2018012754
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1047569426

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