Historic Documents of 2016Book - 2017
The closely watched, impassioned U.S. presidential election, the impeachment of Brazil's and South Korea's first female presidents, major milestones in human spaceflight and space exploration, ISIL-affiliated attacks across Europe and the Middle East, the "Panama Papers" scandal, tensions between U.S. law enforcement and black communities, the historic "Brexit" referendum, political unrest and humanitarian concern in Sudan and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, strides in global efforts to combat climate change, and Supreme Court decisions on immigration, abortion, and voting district appointment are just a few of the topics of national and international significance chosen for discussion in Historic Documents of 2016. This book covers the key events and issues of the year, organized chronologically, with each article comprising an introduction and one or more related documents on a specific event, issue, or topic. A thematic table of contents and a list of documents organized by source are also provided.
Publisher: Washington, D.C : CQ Press, c2017
Characteristics: xliii, 720 pages ; 26 cm
Call Number: 973.92 HIS