A Documentary History of the United States (Revised and Updated)

Author: Richard D. Heffner,Alexander B. Heffner

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0698136918

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 688

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Here, in a single volume, are the documents, speeches, and letters that have forged American history. Accompanied by interpretations of their significance by noted historian and broadcaster Richard D. Heffner and online journalist Alexander Heffner, this book includes important documents such as: • The complete text of the Declaration of Independence • The complete Constitution of the United States • The Monroe Doctrine • The Emancipation Proclamation • Woodrow Wilson’s War Message to Congress • Franklin D. Roosevelt’s “Four Freedoms” Speech • John F. Kennedy’s Inaugural Address • Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” Speech • Ronald Reagan’s Inaugural Addresses, 1981 and 1985 • Documents relating to September 11, 2001 This edition has been expanded and updated to include a new chapter on the Bush/Cheney Administration and the First and Second Election and Inauguration of Barack Obama as the Forty-Fourth President of the United States More Than One Million Copies Sold!

A Documentary History of the United States

Author: Richard D. Heffner,Alexander Heffner

Publisher: Signet Book

ISBN: 9780451228505

Category: History

Page: 667

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A collection of documents, speeches, and letters chronicles the history of the United States, with accompanying texts that analyze the significance of each document.

A Documentary History of the Communist Party of the United States: Gestation and birth, 1918-1928

Author: Bernard K. Johnpoll,Communist Party of the United States of America

Publisher: Greenwood Pub Group

ISBN: 9780313285042

Category: Political Science

Page: 640

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This is the first of an eight-volume documentary history of the Communist Party of the United States of America. This landmark collection by a noted authority on the American Left is the result of forty years of searching for pamphlets, proclamations, manifestos, party reports and minutes of meetings in bookstores and archives all over the country. Facsimiles of the originals are presented whenever possible. Brief introductions and critical notes and explanations about the documents are provided with each of these rare and hard-to-find materials. Volume I begins with a short introduction describing the documentary history and pointing to important sources of information about the Communist Party of the United States. Documents are arranged chronologically and date back to the original manifestos and programs, minutes and reports on meetings, speeches, reports on special issues. This volume traces the gestation and birth of the party from 1918 to 1928.

A Documentary History of the Communist Party of the United States

The Party Is Over, 1946-1992

Author: Bernard K. Johnpoll

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780313288135

Category: Political Science

Page: 1080

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This is the last in an eight-volume documentary history of the Communist Party of the United States of America. This landmark collection by a noted authority on the American Left is the result of forty years of searching for pamphlets, proclamations, manifestos, party reports, and minutes of meetings in bookstores and archives all over the country. Facsimilies of the originals are presented whenever possible. Brief introductions and critical notes and explanations about the documents are provided with each of these rare and hard-to-find materials. Volume VIII begins with a short introduction describing the documentary history and pointing to important sources of information about the Communist Party of the United States. Documents are arranged chronologically and cover the period from 1945 to the present and the dissolution of the Party in this country.

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A Documentary History of Anti-Italian Discrimination in the United States

Author: Salvatore John LaGumina

Publisher: Guernica Editions

ISBN: 9781550710472

Category: Social Science

Page: 319

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Stereotyping, defamation, and caricaturing have been visited on virtually every ethnic group to enter the USA, thereby confirming a paradox in human relations. This volume is the first to systematically investigate and record anti-Italian discrimination in the USA. Although partially known, the full accounts have never been presented in a detailed in-depth and comprehensive recounting of the phenomenon until the publication of this volume (originally in 1973).

The dynamics of world power

a documentary history of the United States foreign policy, 1945-1973

Author: Arthur Meier Schlesinger

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Political Science

Page: N.A

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The School in the United States

A Documentary History

Author: James W. Fraser

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9780415837415

Category: EDUCATION

Page: 410

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"The School in the United States collects the essential primary documents of the history of education in the United States. Expertly chosen by historian and education scholar James Fraser, these documents walk students through two centuries of U.S. education from Colonial America through present-day reform efforts.Each chapter begins with an introduction that places the selections into context and provides the necessary background to the issues being discussed. In addition each excerpt is preceded by a brief explanation, providing a solid framework from which to read and making them accessible to every student. Comprehensive enough to be used as a main text, but brief enough to be used along side another, The School in the United States remains an essential resource and textbook for any study of the history of American education.Updates to this third edition include: Aditional materials on current educational issues including the Common Core State Standards Initiative, educational philanthropy, and increased school privatisation and vouchers. Additional photographs and illustrations throughout A new companion website that includes a full Instructors Manual and sample syllabi. "--

Witness to America

A Documentary History of the United States from the Revolution to Today

Author: Douglas Brinkley

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0061990280

Category: History

Page: 610

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"A classic collection of primary source accounts covering the history of the United States, now in a new format, abridged, and brought up to the present day"--

Latin America and the United States

A Documentary History

Author: Robert H. Holden,Eric Zolov

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780195129946

Category: History

Page: 363

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This book brings together the most important documents in the history of the relationship between the United States and Latin America. All of the documents illuminate key issues and a variety of interests and opinions that reflect the patterns of both continuity and change in the relationship.

The Anti-imperialist reader

a documentary history of anti-imperialism in the United States

Author: Philip Sheldon Foner,Richard C. Winchester

Publisher: Holmes & Meier Pub

ISBN: N.A

Category: Political Science

Page: 488

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Women's rights in the United States

a documentary history

Author: Winston Langley,Vivian C. Fox

Publisher: Praeger Publishers

ISBN: 9780275965273

Category: History

Page: 356

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The 125 historical documents in this unique volume bring to life the triumphs, disappointments, and enduring contributions of women's struggle for equal rights in America. This work also reveals often-surprising sources of opposition, such as Abraham Lincoln and the U.S. Supreme Court. Organized into five chronological periods, the documents provide a flavor for the time period in which they were written. Each period and each document is preceded by an explanatory introduction that puts it in historical context. A chronology of significant dates in the history of American women's rights, a topically organized bibliography, and a list of women's organizations for further information completes the work.