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Words that built a nation

Author: Marilyn Miller
Publisher: New York : Scholastic, 2000, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of thirty-nine contemporary documents tracing the history of the United States, including such areas as human rights, the environment, and immigration. Includes commentary, photographs, and engravings.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Sources
Sources Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marilyn Miller
ISBN: 0590301462 9780590301466
OCLC Number: 44917170
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 172 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Mayflower compact --
Poor Richard's almanack / Benjamin Franklin --
Speech to the second Virginia convention / Patrick Henry --
Common sense / Thomas Paine --
Letter to John Adams / Abigail Adams --
Declaration of independence --
Constitution and the bill of rights --
Farewell address / George Washington --
Star-spangled banner / Francis Scott Key --
Monroe doctrine / James Monroe --
Declaration of sentiments, Seneca Falls convention --
Uncle Tom's cabin / Harriet Beecher Stowe --
Emancipation proclamation / Abraham Lincoln --
Gettysburg address / Abraham Lincoln --
Fourteenth amendment --
Fifteenth amendment --
I will fight no more forever / Chief Joseph --
Statement on the causes of Wounded Knee / Red Cloud --
Twenty years at Hull-House / Jane Addams --
Sixteenth amendment --
Fourteen points / Woodrow Wilson --
Nineteenth amendment --
War message to Congress / Franklin Delano Roosevelt --
Brown v. Board of education of Topeka --
Inaugural address / John F. Kennedy --
Declaration of Indian purpose --
Silent spring / Rachel Carson --
Speech at the Berlin Wall / John F. Kennedy --
March on Washington address / Martin Luther King, Jr. --
Ballot or the bullet / Malcolm X --
Speech to striking grape workers / Cesar Chavez --
Eagle has landed --
I'd rather be black than female / Shirley Chisholm --
Letter of resignation / Richard M. Nixon --
Farewell address / Ronald Reagan --
Speech at the United Nations conference on women / Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Responsibility: by Marilyn Miller.

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A collection of thirty-nine contemporary documents tracing the history of the United States, including such areas as human rights, the environment, and immigration. Includes commentary, photographs, and engravings.

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