Newspapers Throughout American History
Journey to the Past: Investigating Primary Sources
The United States' Founding Fathers knew how important a free press could be to their great experiment in democracy. It was so important that they protected that freedom in the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Throughout the history of the United States, newspapers have documented the ins and outs and ups and downs of the country. This intriguing volume showcases these primary sources of American history, from the earliest reports on revolutionary feelings in New England to the muckrakers of the Progressive Era to the devastating headlines that followed the September 11, 2001, attacks on New York.