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American voices : a collection of documents, speeches, essays, hymns, poems, and short stories from American history

Author: Ray Notgrass
Publisher: Cookeville, Tenn. : Notgrass Company, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Genre/Form: History
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Young adult literature
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ray Notgrass
ISBN: 9781933410616 1933410612
OCLC Number: 288956678
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: 414 pages : illustrations, map, portraits ; 28 cm
Contents: A description of New England (excerpt) / John Smith --
Mayflower compact --
A model of Christian charity (excerpt) / John Winthrop --
Preamble to The fundamental orders of Connecticut --
Bay psalm book (excerpts) --
Poems / by Anne Bradstreet --
New England primer (excerpts) --
Sayings from Poor Richard's almanack / Benjamin Franklin --
Sinners in the hands of an angry God / Jonathan Edwards --
Albany plan of union --
Letters from a farmer in Pennsylvania (excerpts from Letter 2) / John Dickinson --
Poems / by Phillis Wheatley --
Give me liberty or give me death! / Patrick Henry --
Common sense (excerpts) Thomas Paine --
Declaration of independence --
The crisis (excerpts) / Thomas Paine --
Articles of confederation --
Virginia statute for religious freedom --
Constitution of the United States --
The federalist no. 10 / James Madison --
George Washington's first inaugural address --
George Washington's Thanksgiving proclamation --
George Washington's farewell address --
Virginia and Kentucky resolutions --
I love Thy kingdom, Lord / Timothy Dwight --
Thomas Jefferson's first inaugural address --
Marbury v. Madison Supreme Court decision (excerpts) --
Last will and testament of the Springfield Presbytery --
Letters from John Adams and Thomas Jefferson (excerpts) --
The star-spangled banner / Francis Scott Key --
Poems / by William Cullen Bryant --
The legend of Rip Van Winkle / Washington Irving --
The Monroe doctrine (excerpts) / James Monroe --
Second reply to Robert Hayne (excerpts) / Daniel Wesbster [i.e. Webster] --
My faith looks up to Thee / Ray Palmer --
Poems / by Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. --
To the public (from the first issue of The liberator) William Lloyd Garrison --
America / Samuel Smith --
Democracy in America (excerpts) / Alexis de Tocqueville --
Concord hymn / Ralph Waldo Emerson --
Poems / by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow --
Seneca Falls declaration. Civil disobedience / Henry David Thoreau --
The great stone face / Nathaniel Hawthorne --
Excerpts from Speeches on the Compromise of 1850 / Henry Clay, Daniel Webster, John C. Calhoun --
Poems / by Emily Dickinson --
The meaning of July fourth for the Negro (excerpts) / Frederick Douglass --
Poems / by Frances E.W. Harper --
O holy night (translation of Cantique de Noel) / John Dwight --
Poems / by Walt Whitman --
Crime against Kansas (excerpts) / Charles Sumner --
House divided speech / Abraham Lincoln --
Abraham Lincoln's first inaugural address --
Constitution of the Confederate States of America (excerpts) --
Cornerstone speech (excerpts) / Alexander H. Stephens --
Battle hymn of the republic / Julia Ward Howe --
Goober peas --
Emancipation proclamation / Abraham Lincoln --
The man without a country / Edward Everett Hale --
Gettysburg address / Abraham Lincoln --
Abraham Lincoln's Thanksgiving proclamation --
Abraham Lincoln's second inaugural address --
O little town of Bethlehem / Phillips Brooks --
Hymns / by Philip P. Bliss --
Dear Lord and Father of mankind / John Greenleaf Whittier --
It is well with my soul / Horatio Spafford --
Hymns / by Fanny J. Crosby --
God of our fathers / Daniel Roberts --
O Master, let me walk with Thee / Washington Gladden --
Softly and tenderly / Will L. Thompson --
The new colossus / Emma Lazarus --
Give me the Bible / Priscilla Owens --
Standing on the promises / R. Kelso Carter --
Leaning on the everlasting arms / Elisha Hoffman --
Anywhere with Jesus / Jessie Brown Pounds --
Casey at the bat / Ernest Lawrence Thayer --
Faith is the victory / John Henry Yates and Ira D. Sankey --
Populist Party platform --
The significance of the frontier in American history / Frederick Jackson Turner --
America, the beautiful / Katherine Lee Bates --
Speech before the Atlanta Cotton states and international exposition / Booker T. Washington --
Cross of gold speech (excerpts) / William Jennings Bryan --
Sympathy / Paul Laurence Dunbar --
This is my Father's world / Maltbie Babcock --
Of Booker T. Washington and others / W.E.B. Du Bois --
Roosevelt corollary to the Monroe doctrine (excerpts) / Theodore Roosevelt. His eye is on the sparrow / Civilla Martin and Charles Gabriel --
I stand amazed / Charles Gabriel --
Love lifted me / James Rowe --
War message to Congress / Woodrow Wilson --
Over there / George M. Cohan --
A beautiful life / William Golden --
Fourteen points speech (excerpts) / Woodrow Wilson --
Wonderful grace of Jesus / Haldor Lillenas --
The destiny of America (excerpts) / Calvin Coolidge --
Hymns / by Tillit S. Teddlie --
Franklin D. Roosevelt's first inaugural address --
Atlantic charter --
Declaration of war speech / Franklin D. Roosevelt --
Old soldiers never die / Douglas MacArthur --
Harry S. Truman's farewell address --
Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court decision (excerpts) --
Dwight D. Eisenhower's farewell address --
John F. Kennedy's inaugural address --
Letter from a Birmingham jail (excerpts) / Martin Luther King Jr. --
I have a dream / Martin Luther King Jr. --
Our God, He is alive / A.W. Dicus --
A day in July / Ray Notgrass --
Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision (excerpts) --
Gerald R. Ford's remarks at his swearing-in --
Praise songs --
Ronald Reagan's first inaugural address --
Ronald Reagan's farewell address --
Republican contract with America --
Defense of conservatism / Clarence Thomas --
National day of prayer and remembrance speech / George W. Bush --
Address to a joint session of Congress and the American people / George W. Bush --
In America / John Notgrass --
Knowing history and knowing who we are / David McCullough --
A man worth knowing / David McCullough --
Confessions of a baby boomer / Ray Notgrass.
Responsibility: edited by Ray Notgrass.

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