An Illustrated & Annotated Anthology of Documents on Race, Class, Gender & Ethnicity in the United States

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Inequality in the Early Republic

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Trail of Tears

The Indian Removal Act (1830)

The Trail of Tears

Lowell Mill Girls 

Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815-1902)

Elizabeth cady Stanton's

The Seneca Falls Convention (1848)

Irish Immigration

Mike Brower

 The Dred Scott Case


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John Brown (1800-1859)

Fredrick Douglass (1817?-1895)


Bradwell v. Illinois (1873)

[Haymarket 5 Photo]

Haymarket Riot (1886)

The Gilded Age


Jacob Riis

Sacco & Vanzetti


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The Nineteenth Amendment (1920)


Huey Long with raised fist

Huey Long (1893-1935)

WEB Dubois

Destitute peapickers in California; a 32 year old mother of seven children [mother and two children on either side of her, children's backs to camera]

The Great Depression

small picture of FDR signing Act

The New Deal

Jackie Robinson  

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The Black Power Movement

Inter-Racial Marriage 

Women's Lib

Abortion Demonstrators

Roe v. Wade  


Deindustrialization, 1970's

Harvey Milk  

The Feminization of Poverty

Pfc. Barry Winchell

Don't Ask, Don't Tell

The Rich Get

"Family Values in 21st Century American Society