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Author: United States. National Archives and Records Administration.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of one hundred documents that were important in the development of the United States from its founding to 1965, including the Declaration of Independence, Constitution, and lesser-known writings.
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United States. National Archives and Records Administration.
Our documents.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2003
(OCoLC)607008240
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: United States. National Archives and Records Administration.
ISBN: 019517206X 9780195172065 0195172078 9780195172072 9780195309591 0195309596
OCLC Number: 52846518
Description: 256 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: 1776: Lee Resolution ; Declaration of Independence --
1777: Articles of Confederation --
1778: Treaty of Alliance with France --
1782: Original design of the Great Seal of the United States --
1783: Treaty of Paris --
1787: Virginia Plan ; Northwest Ordinance ; Constitution of the United States --
1787-1788: Federalist Papers, No. 10 & No. 51 --
1789: President George Washington's First Inaugural Speech ; Federal Judiciary Act --
1791: Bill of Rights --
1794: Patent for Cotton Gin --
1796: President George Washington's Farewell Address --
1798: Alien and Sedition Acts --
1803: Jefferson's Secret Message to Congress Regarding the Lewis and Clark Expedition ; Louisiana Purchase Treaty ; Marbury v. Madison --
1814: Treaty of Ghent --
1819: McCulloch v. Maryland --
1820: Missouri Compromise --
1823: Monroe Doctrine --
1824 Gibbons v. Ogden --
1830: President Andrew Jackson's message to congress "On Indian Removal" --
1848: Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo --
1850: Compromise of 1850 --
1854: Kansas-Nebraska Act --
1857: Scott v. Sandford --
1861: Telegram announcing the surrender of Fort Sumter --
1862: Homestead Act ; Pacific Railway Act ; Morrill Act --
1863: Emancipation proclamation ; War Department General Order 143: Creation of the U.S. Colored Troops ; Gettysburg Address --
1864: Wade-Davis Bill --
1865: President Abraham Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address ; Articles of Agreement Relating to the Surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia ; Thirteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: Abolition of Slavery --
1868: Check for the purchase of Alaska ; Treaty of Fort Laramie ; Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: Civil Rights --
1870: Fifteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: Voting Rights --
1872: Act establishing Yellowstone National Park --
1879: Patent application for the light bulb --
1882: Chinese Exclusion Act --
1883: Pendleton Act --
1887: Interstate Commerce Act ; Dawes Act --
1890: Sherman Anti-Trust Act --
1896: Plessy v. Ferguson. 1898: De Lome Letter ; Joint Resolution to Provide for Annexing the Hawaiian Islands to the United States --
1901: Platt Amendment --
1905: Theodore Roosevelt's Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine --
1913: Sixteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: Federal Income Tax ; Seventeenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: Direct Election of U.S. Senators --
1916: Keating-Owen Child Labor Act --
Zimmermann Telegram ; Address to Congress Leading to a Declaration of War Against Germany --
1918: President Woodrow Wilson's Fourteen Points --
1920: Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: Women's Right to Vote --
1928: Boulder Canyon Project Act --
1933: Tennessee Valley Authority Act ; National Industrial Recovery Act --
1935: National Labor Relations Act ; Social Security Act --
1936: President Franklin Roosevelt's Speech in Defense of the Second New Deal --
1941: The Four Freedoms: President Franklin Roosevelt's Speech in Defense of the Second New Deal ; Lend-Lease Act ; Executive Order 8802: Prohibition of Discrimination in the Defense Industry ; Address to Congress Leading to a Declaration of War Against Japan --
1942: Executive Order 9066: Japanese Relocation Order --
1944: General Dwight D. Eisenhower's Order of the Day ; Servicemen's Readjustment Act --
1945: Manhattan Project Notebook ; Surrender of Germany ; United Nations Charter ; Surrender of Japan --
1947: Truman Doctrine --
1948: Marshall Plan ; Press Release Announcing U.S. Recognition of Israel ; Executive Order 9981: Desegregation of the Armed Forces --
1953: Armistice agreement for the Restoration of the South Korean State --
1954: Senate Resolution 301: Censure of Senator Joseph McCarthy ; Brown v. Board of Education --
1956: national Interstate and Defense Highways Act --
1957: Executive Order 10730: Desegregation of Central High School --
1961 President Dwight . Eisenhower's Farewell Address ; President John F. Kennedy's Inaugural Address ; Executive Order 10924: Establishment of the Peace Corps --
1962: John Glenn's Official Communication with the Command Center ; Aerial Photograph of Missiles in Cuba --
1963: Test Ban Treaty ; Official Program for the March on Washington --
1964: Civil Rights Act ; Tonkin Gulf Resolution --
1965: Social Security Act Amendments ; Voting Rights Act --
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A collection of one hundred documents that were important in the development of the United States from its founding to 1965, including the Declaration of Independence, Constitution, and lesser-known writings.

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Why These 100 Documents? -- 1776 Lee Resolution -- 1776 Declaration of Independence -- 1777 Articles of Confederation -- 1778 Treaty of Alliance with France -- 1782 Original Design of the Great Seal of the United States -- 1783 Treaty of Paris -- 1787 Virginia Plan -- 1787 Northwest Ordinance -- 1787 Constitution of the United States -- 1787-1788 Federalist Papers, No. 10 & No. 51 -- 1789 President George Washington's First Inaugural Speech -- 1789 Federal Judiciary Act -- 1791 Bill of Rights -- 1794 Patent for Cotton Gin -- 1796 President George Washington's Farewell Address -- 1798 Alien and Sedition Acts -- 1803 Jefferson's Secret Message to Congress Regarding the Lewis & Clark Expedition -- 1803 Louisiana Purchase Treaty -- 1803 Marbury v. Madison -- 1814 Treaty of Ghent -- 1819 McCulloch v. Maryland -- 1820 Missouri Compromise -- 1823 Monroe Doctrine -- 1824 Gibbons v. Ogden -- 1830 President Andrew Jackson's Message to Congress 'On Indian Removal' -- 1848 Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo -- 1850 Compromise of 1850 -- 1854 Kansas-Nebraska Act -- 1857 Scott v. Sandford -- 1861 Telegram Announcing the Surrender of Fort Sumter -- 1862 Homestead Act -- 1862 Pacific Railway Act -- 1862 Morrill Act -- 1863 Emancipation Proclamation -- 1863 War Department General Order 143: Creation of the U.S. Colored Troops -- 1863 Gettysburg Address -- 1864 Wade-Davis Bill -- 1865 President Abraham Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address -- 1865 Articles of Agreement Relating to the Surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia -- 1865 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: Abolition of Slavery -- 1868 Check for the Purchase of Alaska -- 1868 Treaty of Fort Laramie -- 1868 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: Civil Rights -- 1870 15th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: Voting Rights -- 1872 Act Establishing Yellowstone National Park -- 1880 Thomas Edison's Patent Application for the Light Bulb -- 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act -- 1883 Pendleton Act -- 1887 Interstate Commerce Act -- 1887 Dawes Act -- 1890 Sherman Anti-Trust Act -- 1896 Plessy v. Ferguson -- 1898 De Lôme Letter -- 1898 Joint Resolution to Provide for Annexing the Hawaiian Islands to the United States -- 1903 Platt Amendment -- 1905 Theodore Roosevelt's Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine -- 1913 16th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: Federal Income Tax -- 1913 17th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: Direct Election of U.S. Senators -- 1916 Keating-Owen Child Labor Act of -- 1917 Zimmermann Telegram -- 1917 Joint Address to Congress Leading to a Declaration of War Against Germany -- 1918 President Woodrow Wilson's 14 Points -- 1920 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: Women's Right to Vote -- 1928 Boulder Canyon Project Act -- 1933 Tennessee Valley Authority Act -- 1933 National Industrial Recovery Act -- 1935 National Labor Relations Act -- 1935 Social Security Act -- 1936 President Franklin Roosevelt's Radio Address unveiling the second half of the New Deal -- 1941 President Franklin Roosevelt's Annual Message Four Freedoms to Congress -- 1941 Lend-Lease Act -- 1941 Executive Order 8802: Prohibition of Discrimination in the Defense Industry -- 1941 Joint Address to Congress Leading to a Declaration of War Against Japan -- 1942 Executive Order 9066: Japanese Relocation Order -- 1944 General Dwight D. Eisenhower's Order of the Day -- 1944 Servicemen's Readjustment Act -- 1945 Manhattan Project Notebook -- 1945 Surrender of Germany -- 1945 United Nations Charter -- 1945 Surrender of Japan -- 1947 Truman Doctrine -- 1948 Marshall Plan -- 1948 Press Release Announcing U.S. Recognition of Israel -- 1948 Executive Order 9981: Desegregation of the Armed Forces -- 1953 Armistice Agreement for the Restoration of the South Korean State -- 1954 Senate Resolution 301: Censure of Senator Joseph McCarthy -- 1954 Brown v. Board of Education -- 1956 National Interstate and Defense Highways Act -- 1957 Executive Order 10730: Desegregation of Central High School -- 1961 President Dwight D. Eisenhower's Farewell Address -- 1961 President John F. Kennedy's Inaugural Address -- 1961 Executive Order 10924: Establishment of the Peace Corps. -- 1962 Transcript of John Glenn's Official Communication with the Command Center -- 1962 Aerial Photograph of Missiles in Cuba -- 1963 Test Ban Treaty -- 1963 Official Program for the March on Washington -- 1964 Civil Rights Act -- 1964 Tonkin Gulf Resolution -- 1965 Social Security Act Amendments -- 1965 Voting Rights Act.

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