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Speeches that changed the world

Author: Owen Collins
Publisher: Louisville, Ky. : Westminster John Knox Press, 1999.
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Genre/Form: Speeches, addresses, etc
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Owen Collins
OCLC Number: 1151345190
Description: 1 online resource (x, 440 pages)
Contents: Pt. 1 The ancients : The Ten Commandments (second millennium BC) / Moses --
The danger in teaching ... (479 BC) / Confucius --
They were worthy of Athens (431 BC) / Pericles --
Socrates' Apology (399 BC) / Socrates --
The Beatitudes (AD 34) / Jesus Christ --
The Sermon on the Mount (AD 34) / Jesus Christ --
I made my journey ... unto Damascus' (AD 50s) / Paul --
Dig this foundation of lowliness deep in thee (AD 408) / Augustine. Pt. 2 The Fifteenth, Sixteenth, and Seventeenth Centuries : I had a voice from God to help me (1431) / Joan of Arc --
I neither can nor will recant anything (1521) / Martin Luther --
I dye in the true catholyke fayth (1553) / John Dudley --
The sermon at Martin Luther's funeral (1546) / Johann Bugenhagen Pomeranus --
Cranmer's last words (1556) / Thomas Cranmer --
I have the heart of a king (1588) / Elizabeth I --
We shall be as a city upon a hill (1630) / John Winthrop --
On liberty (1645) / John Winthrop. Pt. 3 The Eighteenth Century : The quiet enjoyment of your religion and liberties (1701) / King William III --
Sinners in the hands of an angry God (1741) / Jonathan Edwards --
Ye must be born again (1747) / John Wesley --
The Stamp Act (1766) / William Pitt --
For who has despised the day of small things? (1770) / George Whitefield --
Conciliation with America (1775) / Edmund Burke --
Give me liberty or give me death (1775) / Patrick Henry --
Commerce between master and slave (1782) / Thomas Jefferson --
George Washington prevents the revolt of his officers (1783) --
God is no respecter of persons (1786) / Jupiter Hammon --
First inaugural address (1789) / George Washington --
On the death of Marie Antoinette (1793) / Edmund Burke --
Republican Frenchmen (1794) / Maximilien Robespierre --
Cultivate peace and harmony with all (1796) / George Washington. Pt. 4 The Nineteenth Century : Let us pursue our own federal and Republican principles (1800) / Thomas Jefferson --
I shall need the favor of that being ... (1805) / Thomas Jefferson --
Farewell to the old guard (1814) / Napoleon Bonaparte --
Here am I calling for justice to Ireland (1836) / Daniel O'Connell --
Virtue in rags and patches (1842) / Charles Dickens --
The Declaration of sentiments (1848) / Elizabeth Cady Stanton --
Ain't I a woman? (1851) / Sojourner Truth --
Man no longer believes in the divine right of force and fraud (1851) / E.L. Rose --
What to the American slave is your Fourth of July? (1852) / Frederick Douglass --
Inaugural address (1853) / Franklin Pierce --
Prosperity to the Hospital for Sick Children (1858) / Charles Dickens --
A plea for free speech in Boston (1860) / Frederick Douglass --
First inaugural address (1861) / Abraham Lincoln --
The Gettysburg Address (1863) / Abraham Lincoln --
Second inaugural address (1865) / Abraham Lincoln --
Speech on reconstruction (1865) / Abraham Lincoln --
The sermon at Abraham Lincoln's funeral (1865) / Phineas D. Gurley --
Political action and the working class (1871) / Karl Marx --
And the truth shall make you free (1871) / Victoria C. Woodhall --
On women's right to vote (1873) / Susan B. Anthony --
In memory of Thomas Paine (1877) / Walt Whitman --
Pleasant reminiscences concerning literary folk (1877) / Mark Twain --
Looking Glass is dead (1877) / Chief Joseph --
The new South (1886) / Henry W. Grady --
Appeal to the women of America (1888) / Josephine E. Butler. Pt. 5 The Twentieth Century : If women had the vote (1908) / Emmeline Pankhurst --
Non-cooperation with evil is as much a duty as is cooperation with good (1922) / Mahatma Gandhi --
The annihilation of the Jewish race in Europe! (1939) / Adolph Hitler --
We shall defend our island whatever the cost (1940) / Winston Churchill --
I have a dream (1963) / Martin Luther King --
An ideal for which I am prepared to die (1964) / Nelson Mandela --
We are concerned about the poor all over the world (1968) / Coretta Scott King --
Christianity is giving (1977) / Mother Teresa --
The foreign policy of Great Britain (1979) / Margaret Thatcher --
I address you on behalf of the unborn child (1995) / Mother Teresa --
Give voice to women everywhere whose words go unnoticed (1995) / Hillary R. Clinton.
Responsibility: compiled by Owen Collins ; foreword by Andrew Young.

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