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Sourcebook and index : documents that shaped the American nation

Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : English : 1st ed
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Contains source documents for American history, and the series index. Designed to accompany Joy Hakim's ten-volume A History of US, this volume contains a collection of great American documents and primary sources, tracing the gradual unfolding of ideas of freedom in America through letters, declarations, proclamations, court decisions, speeches, laws, acts, the Constitution, and other writings.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Sources
Sources Juvenile literature
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
OCLC Number: 1035594980
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (318 pages)
Contents: Magna Carta --
Bartoleme de Las Casas, "Of the Island of Hispanola" --
From an anonymous Aztec chronicler --
The Mayflower Compact --
Massachusetts School Laws (1642 and 1647) --
From Roger Williams, Letter to Providence --
Resolution of the Germantown Quakers --
From The English Bill of Rights --
From Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard's Almanack --
Resolutions of the Stamp Act Congress --
From Patrick Henry, "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death!" --
Memorial of the Presbytery of Hanover --
From Thomas Paine, Common Sense --
Thomas Jefferson, The Declaration of Independence --
From Abigail Adams, Letter to John Adams --
Articles of Confederation --
From Thomas Jefferson, Notes on the State of Virginia --
From J. Hector St. John de Crevecoeur, "What is an American?" --
From Thomas Jefferson, The Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom --
The Constitution of the United States --
From The Northwest Ordinance --
From Alexander Hamilton and James Madison, The Federalist, Nos. 1, 10, and 51 --
George Washington, Inaugural Address / Letter to Moses Seixas / Letter to the New Church in Baltimore --
From George Washington, Farewell Address --
From Thomas Jefferson, First Inaugural Address --
From Thomas Jefferson, Letter to Danbury Baptist Association --
From John Marshall, Opinion in Marbury v. Madison --
From Red Jacket (Sagoyewatha), Address to the Chiefs of the Iroquois Confederacy and Missionary Cram --
From Meriwether Lewis, Report to Thomas Jefferson --
From John Marshall, opinion in McCulloch v. Maryland --
James Monroe, The Monroe Doctrine --
From Memorial of the Cherokee Nation --
From William Lloyd Garrison, The Liberator --
From A North Carolina Law Forbidding the Teaching of Slaves to Read and Write --
From Andrew Jackson, Proclamation to the People of South Carolina --
From Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America --
From Ralph Waldo Emerson, Self-Reliance --
From John L. O'Sullivan, Editorial on Manifest Destiny --
From Horace Mann, 12th Annual Report to the Massachusetts Board of Education --
From Elizabeth Cady Stanton, "Let Us Consider Man's Superiority" --
From Declaration of Sentiments --
From Henry David Thoreau, Civil Disobedience --
From John C. Calhoun, "Proposal to Preserve the Union" --
From Sojourner Truth, "Aren't I a Woman?" --
From Frederick Douglass, Fourth of July Oration --
From Roger Taney, Opinion in Dred Scott v. Sandford --
From Abraham Lincoln, "A House Divided" --
From Abraham Lincoln, Debate with Stephen Douglas --
John Brown, Last Statement to the Court --
From The Homestead Act --
Abraham Lincoln, Gettysburg Address --
Abraham Lincoln, Emancipation Proclamation --
Abraham Lincoln, Second Inaugural Address --
Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee, Letters Setting Terms of Lee's Surrender at Appomattox --
Robert E. Lee, Farewell to His Army --
From Susan B. Anthony, "Are Women Persons? --
Preamble to the Constitution of the Knights of Labor --
From John Wesley Powell, Report on the Arid Region of the West --
Chief Joseph (Inmutooyahlatlat), "I Will Fight No More Forever" --
From Chief Joseph (Inmutooyahlatlat), Address in Washington --
From Stanley Matthews, Opinion on Yick Wo v. Hopkins, Sheriff, etc. --
From Andrew Carnegie, Wealth --
From Preamble to the Platform of the Populist Party --
The Pledge of Allegiance --
From Booker T. Washington, Address at the Atlanta Exposition --
From John Marshall Harlan, dissenting opinion in Plessy v. Ferguson --
William McKinley, War Message --
From Theodore Roosevelt, The Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine --
From Declaration of the Conservation Conference --
From Woodrow Wilson, First Inaugural Address / War Message / "The Fourteen Points" --
Herbert Hoover, "Rugged Individualism" --
From Franklin D. Roosevelt, "The Only Thing We Have to Fear is Fear Itself" --
Emma Lazarus, The New Colossus --
From Harlan F. Stone, dissenting opinion in Minersville School District v. Gobitis --
Franklin D. Roosevelt, Message Asking for War Against Japan --
/ Declaration of War on Germany and Italy / "The Four Freedoms" --
From Robert Jackson, Opinion in West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette --
Learned Hand, "The Spirit of Liberty" --
From Harry S. Truman, Statement on the Atomic Bomb --
Margaret Chase Smith, Declaration of Conscience --
From Dwight D. Eisenhower, Farewell Address to the American People --
John F. Kennedy, "Ask Not What Your Country Can Do For You" --
Martin Luther King, Jr., "I Have a Dream" --
From Martin Luther King, Jr., "Why We Can't Wait" --
From the Civil Rights Act of 1964 --
From the Voting Rights Act of 1965 --
From Hugo L. Black, Opinion in New York Times Co. v. United States --
From Ronald Reagan, Speech at Moscow State University.
Other Titles: Documents that shaped the American nation
Responsibility: with introductory notes by Steven Mintz.
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Contains source documents for American history, and the series index. Designed to accompany Joy Hakim's ten-volume A History of US, this volume contains a collection of great American documents and primary sources, tracing the gradual unfolding of ideas of freedom in America through letters, declarations, proclamations, court decisions, speeches, laws, acts, the Constitution, and other writings.

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