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Declaration of Independence and Other Great Documents of American History, 1775" (Dover Thrift Editions)

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Thirteen compelling and influential documents: Patrick Henry's "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death," Declaration of Independence, The Constitution of the United States, James Madison's The Federalist, George Washington's First Inaugural Address, The Monroe Doctrine, Lincoln's First Inaugural Address, The Emancipation Proclamation, Gettysburg Address, and more. Includes 3 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative: "Farewell Address," "Speech to the Second Virginia Convention," and The Declaration of Independence.

Synopsis:

Compelling, influential, and often magnificently inspirational, the great documents in this important collection helped form the foundation of American democratic government. Included are the complete texts of Patrick Henry's dramatic "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death" speech; the Declaration of Independence; the Monroe Doctrine, a cornerstone of American foreign policy; the 10th essay in The Federalist Papers, James Madison's classic statement on the nature of politics and the American Constitution; George Washington's Farewell Address; as well as complete texts of the U.S. Constitution, Jefferson's First Inaugural Address, Lincoln's First Inaugural Address, The Emancipation Proclamation, the Gettysburg Address, and more. An indispensable reference for students, this handy compendium of historic documents will also serve as an invaluable introduction for general readers to American political writing.

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influential documents: Monroe Doctrine, Constitution, Emancipation Proclamation, Gettysburg Address, Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address, more.

Synopsis:

Thirteen compelling and influential documents: Henry's "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death," Declaration of Independence, The Constitution, Washington's First Inaugural Address, The Monroe Doctrine, The Emancipation Proclamation, Gettysburg Address, more. Includes 3 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.

Synopsis:

13 compelling and influential documents: Patrick Henry's "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death," Declaration of Independence, The Constitution of the United States, James Madison's The Federalist, George Washington's First Inaugural Address, The Monroe Doctrine, Lincoln's First Inaugural Address, The Emancipation Proclamation, Gettysburg Address and more.

Synopsis:

13 compelling and influential documents: Monroe Doctrine, Constitution, Emancipation Proclamation, Gettysburg Address, Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address, and more.

Table of Contents

Patrick Henry: "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death," March 23, 1775

Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776

The Constitution of the United States, September 17,1787

James Madison: The Federalist, Number 10, November 23, 1787

George Washington: First Inaugural Address, April 30, 1789

George Washington: Farewell Address, September 19, 1796

Thomas Jefferson: First Inaugural Address, March 4, 1801

James Monroe: The Monroe Doctrine, December 2, 1823

William Lloyd Garrison: The Liberator, January 1, 1831

Andrew Jackson: Veto of the Bank Bill, July 10, 1832

Abraham Lincoln: First Inaugural Address, March 4, 1861

Abraham Lincoln: The Emancipation Proclamation, January 1, 1863

Abraham Lincoln: The Gettysburg Address, November 19, 1863

Abraham Lincoln: Second Inaugural Address, March 4, 1865

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486411248
Editor:
Grafton, John
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Editor:
Grafton, John
Author:
Grafton, John
Author:
Dover Thrift Editions
Location:
Mineola, N.Y.
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
United states
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
Declaration of independence
Subject:
United States Politics and government.
Subject:
US History-General
Subject:
American - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Thrift Editions
Publication Date:
20000631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.19 in 0.21 lb
Age Level:
from 14

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"Synopsis" by , Compelling, influential, and often magnificently inspirational, the great documents in this important collection helped form the foundation of American democratic government. Included are the complete texts of Patrick Henry's dramatic "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death" speech; the Declaration of Independence; the Monroe Doctrine, a cornerstone of American foreign policy; the 10th essay in The Federalist Papers, James Madison's classic statement on the nature of politics and the American Constitution; George Washington's Farewell Address; as well as complete texts of the U.S. Constitution, Jefferson's First Inaugural Address, Lincoln's First Inaugural Address, The Emancipation Proclamation, the Gettysburg Address, and more. An indispensable reference for students, this handy compendium of historic documents will also serve as an invaluable introduction for general readers to American political writing.
"Synopsis" by , influential documents: Monroe Doctrine, Constitution, Emancipation Proclamation, Gettysburg Address, Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address, more.

"Synopsis" by ,
Thirteen compelling and influential documents: Henry's "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death," Declaration of Independence, The Constitution, Washington's First Inaugural Address, The Monroe Doctrine, The Emancipation Proclamation, Gettysburg Address, more. Includes 3 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
"Synopsis" by ,
13 compelling and influential documents: Patrick Henry's "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death," Declaration of Independence, The Constitution of the United States, James Madison's The Federalist, George Washington's First Inaugural Address, The Monroe Doctrine, Lincoln's First Inaugural Address, The Emancipation Proclamation, Gettysburg Address and more.

"Synopsis" by , 13 compelling and influential documents: Monroe Doctrine, Constitution, Emancipation Proclamation, Gettysburg Address, Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address, and more.
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