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Author: Richard Nelson Current; John A Garraty
Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown [1965]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2d edView all editions and formats
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[1] Colonial times to the 1870's.--[2] Since the Civil War.
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Current, Richard Nelson.
Words that made American history.
Boston, Little, Brown [1965]
(OCoLC)590568294
Online version:
Current, Richard Nelson.
Words that made American history.
Boston, Little, Brown [1965]
(OCoLC)610472353
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Nelson Current; John A Garraty
OCLC Number: 421372
Description: 2 volumes 22 cm
Contents: [1] Colonial times to the 1870's.--[2] Since the Civil War. A progress to the mines (1732) William Bird --
Sinners in the hands of an angry God Jonathan Edwards --
An account of the new-invented Pennsylvanian fire-places (1744); Experiments and observations on electricity (1751); The way to wealth (1763) Benjamin Franklin --
A plea for the poor (1763) John Woolman --
Second treatise on civil government (1689) John Locke --
The rights of the British colonies asserted and proved (1764) James Otis --
Letters from a farmer in Pennsylvania (1768) John Dickinson --
Taxation no tyranny (1775) Samuel Johnson --
On civil liberty, passive obedience, and non-resistance (1775) Jonathan Boucher (An American Tory's view) --
Thoughts on the present state of American affairs (1776) Thomas Paine (Common Sense) --
A summary view of the rights of British America (1774) ; The Declaration of Independence (1776) ; Notes on Virginia (1785) Thomas Jefferson --
Defence of the Constitutions (1787) John Adams --
Journal of the Federal Convention (1787) James Madison --
The Federalist Papers 1, 10, 21 (1787-1788) Alexander Hamilton James Madison --
Antifederalist arguments (1788) Patrick Henry George Mason Richard Henry Lee Luther Martin "Centinel" James Winthrop --
Sketches of American policy (1785) ; The reforming of spelling (1789) Noah Webster --
The implied powers of Congress (Jefferson to Washington; Washington to Hamilton; Hamilton to Washington) (1791) Thomas Jefferson Alexander Hamilton --
Manufactures Alexander Hamilton --
Farewell address to the people of the United States (1796) George Washington --
Free trade and seamen's rights (1813) Henry Clay --
McCulloch v. Maryland (1819) John Marshall --
Annual message (1823) James Monroe --
Jackson's first inaugural address; Veto message---Bank of the United States (1829-1832) Andrew Jackson --
South Carolina Exposition (The nullification theory) (1828) John C. Calhoun --
Second speech of Foot's resolution (Liberty and Union) (1830) Daniel Webster --
The real advantages (1835); Aristocracy and manufactures (1840) (Democracy in America) Alexis de Tocqueville --
The church must take the right ground (1835) Charles G. Ginney --
The American scholar (The transcendentalist outlook) (1837) Ralph Waldo Emerson --
Narrative of Mr. Caulkins (American slavery as it is) (1839) Theodore D. Weld --
Tenth annual report (Free Public Schools) (1846) Horace Mann --
Annexation (1845) John L. O'Sullivan --
Freedom in the new territories (1850) William H. Seward --
Slavery justified (1854) George Fitzhugh --
Comparison between the free and slave states (1857) Hinton R. Helper --
Senator Douglas' speech; Mr. Lincoln's reply; Mr. Douglas' reply (Lincoln --
Douglas debates) (1858) Abraham Lincoln Stephen A. Douglas --
Resolutions (Republican Party Platform, 1860) Republican Party --
Message to congress (1861); Gettysburg Address (1863); Second Inaugural Address (1865) Abraham Lincoln --
Colloquies XII (1868); Colloquies (1870) Alexander H. Stephens --
Report on the condition of the South (1865) (Unrepentant Southerners) Carl Schurz --
Equal rights (1872) (Justice for the former slave) Charles Sumner --
The prostrate state (1873) James S. Pike --
Wisdom and folly meet together (1879) (Role of the carpetbagger) Albion W. Tourgée. Message to congress (1861); Gettysburg Address (1863); Second Inaugural Address (1865) Abraham Lincoln --
Colloquies XII (1868); Colloquies (1870) Alexander H. Stephens --
Report on the condition of the South (1865) (Unrepentant Southerners) Carl Schurz --
Equal rights (1872) (Justice for the former slave) Charles Sumner --
The prostrate state (1873) James S. Pike --
Wisdom and folly meet together (1879) (Role of the carpetbagger) Albion W. Tourgée --
The saga of Stone's Landing (1873) (The Gilded Age) Mark Twain --
The new South (1886) Henry Grady --
Civil Rights cases (1883) William Bradley John M. Harlan --
Speech at Lewiston, Maine (1880) Robert G. Ingersoll --
The absurd effort to make the world over (1894) William G. Sumner --
The Anglo-Saxon and the world's future (1885) Josiah Strong --
The United States looking outward (1890) (Sea power and imperialism) Alfred Thayer Mahan --
Speech in the Senate (1900) Albert J. Beveridge --
To the person sitting in darkness (1901) (The case against imperialism) --
Mark Twain --
Progress and poverty (1879) Henry George --
Looking backward (1888) Edward Bellamy --
Recent economic changes (1889) David A. Wells --
The gospel of wealth (1889) Andrew Carnegie --
The platform of the Populist Party (1892) Omaha Convention --
Coin's financial school (1894) W.H. Harvey --
The Atlanta Exposition Address (1895) Booker T. Washington --
The shame of the cities (1904) Lincoln Steffens --
Message to Congress (1905) Theodore Roosevelt --
The Jungle (1906) Upton Sinclair --
The promise of American life (1909) Herbert Croly --
The new nationalism (1909) Theodore Roosevelt --
The new freedom Woodrow Wilson --
Our financial oligarchy (1913) Louis D. Brandeis --
Message to Congress (1917-1918) Woodrow Wilson --
Speech in the senate (1919) Henry Cabot Lodge --
The economic consequences of the peace (1920) John Maynard Keynes --
Illegal practices of the Department of Justice (1920) National Popular Government League --
The man nobody knows (1925) Bruce Barton --
American individualism (1922) Herbert Hoover --
The future of democracy (1926) H.L. Mencken --
The shorter workday; Collective bargaining (1920) Samuel Gompers --
Testimony before the Senate Finance Committee (1933) Marrriner S. Eccles --
Inaugural address; The first "Fireside Chat" (1933) Franklin D. Roosevelt --
America must choose (1934) Henry Wallace --
Letter to President Roosevelt (1938) John Maynard Keynes --
The grapes of wrath (1939) John Steinbeck --
The pact of Paris (1932) Henry L. Stimson --
Letter to President Roosevelt (1939) Albert Einstein --
Fireside chat on national security (1940); Annual message to Congress (1941) Franklin D. Roosevelt --
One world (1943) Wendell Wilkie --
Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka (1954) Earl Warren --
Pilgrimage to nonviolence (1958) Martin Luther King --
Inaugural address (1961) John F. Kennedy --
Message to Congress (1964;) Radio address (1964) Lyndon B. Johnson --
Reynolds vs. Sims; Lucas v. Colorado General Assembly (1964) Earl Warren --
The sources of Soviet conduct (1947) George F. Kennan --
Radio address (1954) (Russian missiles in Cuba) John F. Kennedy --
Speech at Chapel Hill, N.C. (1964) J. William Fulbright.
Responsibility: edited by Richard N. Current [and] John A. Garraty.

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[1] Colonial times to the 1870's.--[2] Since the Civil War.

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