Sourcebook and Index: Documents that Shaped the American Nation

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Oxford University Press, 2007 - 352 Seiten
Recommended by the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy as an exemplary informational text.

Designed to accompany Joy Hakim's ten volume A History of US or as a stand alone reference, this collection of great American documents is ideal for all students of American history. Filled with primary sources, the Sourcebook and Index traces the gradual unfolding of ideas of freedom in America
through letters, declarations, proclamations, court decisions, speeches, laws, acts, the Constitution, and other writings.

About the Series:
Master storyteller Joy Hakim has excited millions of young minds with the great drama of American history in her award-winning series A History of US. Recommended by the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy as an exemplary informational text, A History of US weaves
together exciting stories that bring American history to life. Hailed by reviewers, historians, educators, and parents for its exciting, thought-provoking narrative, the books have been recognized as a break-through tool in teaching history and critical reading skills to young people. In ten books
that span from Prehistory to the 21st century, young people will never think of American history as boring again.

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INTRODUCTION
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HOW TO USE THIS BOOK
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1 Magna Carta 1215
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2 Bartolomé de Las Casas Of the Island of Hispanola in Very Brief Account of the Devastation of the Indies 1542
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3 From an anonymous Aztec chronicler in Fray Bernardino de Sahagun General History of Things in New Spain 1582
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4 The Mayflower Compact 1620
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5 Massachusetts School Laws 1642 and 1647
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6 From Roger Williams Letter to Providence 1655
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Address to the Illlinois Republican Convention 1858
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50 From Abraham Lincoln Debate with Stephen Douglas 1858
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51 John Brown Last Statement to the Court 1859
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52 From The Homestead Act 1862
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54 Abraham Lincoln Emancipation Proclamation 1863
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55 Abraham Lincoln Second Inaugural Address 1865
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56 Ulysses S Grant and Robert E Lee Letters Setting Terms of Lees Surrender at Appomattox 1865
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57 Robert E Lee Farewell to His Army 1865
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7 Resolution of the Germantown Quakers 1688
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8 From The English Bill of Rights 1689
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9 From Benjamin Franklin Poor Richards Almanack 1733
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10 Resolutions of the Stamp Act Congress 1765
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Speech to the Virginia Convention 1775
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12 Memorial of the Presbytery of Hanover 1776
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13 From Thomas Paine Common Sense 1776
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14 Thomas Jefferson The Declaration of Independence 1776
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15 From Abigail Adams Letter to John Adams 1776
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16 Articles of Confederation 1778
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17 From Thomas Jefferson Notes on the State of Virginia 1785
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Letters from an American Farmer Letter III 1782
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19 From Thomas Jefferson The Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom 1786
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20 The Constitution of the United States 1787
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21 From The Northwest Ordinance 1787
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22 From Alexander Hamilton and James Madison The Federalist Nos 1 10 and 51 1788
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23 George Washington Inaugural Address 1789
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24 George Washington Letter to Moses Seixas 1790
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25 George Washington Letter to the New Church in Baltimore 1793
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26 From George Washington Farewell Address 1796
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27 From Thomas Jefferson First Inaugural Address 1801
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28 From Thomas Jefferson Letter to Danbury Baptist Association 1802
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29 From John Marshall opinion in Marbury v Madison 1803
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30 From Red Jacket Sagoyewatha Address to the of the Iroquois Confederacy and Missionary Cram 1805
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31 From Meriwether Lewis Report to Thomas Jefferson 1806
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32 From John Marshall opinion in McCulloch v Maryland 1819
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33 James Monroe The Monroe Doctrine 1823
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34 From Memorial of the Cherokee Nation 1830
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35 From William Lloyd Garrison The Liberator vol 1 no 1 1831
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36 From A North Carolina Law Forbidding the Teaching of Slaves to Read and Write 1831
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37 From Andrew Jackson Proclamation to the People of South Carolina 1832
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38 From Alexis de Tocqueville Democracy in America 1835
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39 From Ralph Waldo Emerson SelfReliance 1841
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40 From John L OSullivan Editorial on Manifest Destiny 1845
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41 From Horace Mann 12th Annual Report to the Massachusetts Board of Education 1848
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Address to the Seneca Falls Conference 1848
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43 From Declaration of Sentiments 1848
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44 From Henry David Thoreau Civil Disobedience 1849
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Speech on the Compromise of 1850 1850
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Address to the Womens Rights Convention Akron Ohio 1851
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47 From Frederick Douglass Fourth of July Oration 1852
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48 From Roger Taney Opinion in Dred Scott v Sandford 1857
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Address after Her Arrest for Illegal Voting 1873
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59 Preamble to the Constitution of the Knights of Labor 1878
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60 From John Wesley Powell Report on the Arid Region of the West 1878
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Speech to the US Army 1877
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62 From Chief Joseph Inmutooyahlatlat Address in Washington 1879
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63 From Stanley Matthews Opinion on Yick Wo v Hopkins Sheriff etc 1886
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64 From Andrew Carnegie Wealth 1889
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65 From Preamble to the Platform of the Populist Party 1892
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66 The Pledge of Allegiance 1892 revised 1923 and 1954
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67 From Booker T Washington Address at the Atlanta Exposition 1895
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68 From John Marshall Harlan dissenting opinion in Plessy v Ferguson 1896
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69 William McKinley War Message 1898
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70 From Theodore Roosevelt The Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine 1904
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71 From Declaration of the Conservation Conference 1908
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72 From Woodrow Wilson First Inaugural Address 1913
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73 From Woodrow Wilson War Message 1917
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Address to Congress 1918
211
Campaign Speech in New York City 1928
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First Inaugural Address 1933
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77 Emma Lazarus The New Colossus 1935
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79 Franklin D Roosevelt Message Asking for War against Japan 1941
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80 Franklin D Roosevelt Declaration of War on Germany and Italy 1941
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Message to Congress 1941
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82 From Robert Jackson Opinion in West Virginia State Board of Education v Barnette 1943
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Address on I Am American Day 1944
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Message to Congress 1947
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85 Harry S Truman Statement on the Atomic Bomb 1950
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86 Margaret Chase Smith Declaration of Conscience 1950
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87 From Dwight D Eisenhower Farewell Address to the American People 1961
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Inaugural Address 1961
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Address at the March on Washington 1963
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Letter from Birmingham City Jail 1963
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91 From the Civil Rights Act of 1964 1964
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92 From the Voting Rights Act of 1965 1965
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93 From Hugo L Black Opinion in New York Times Co v United States 1971
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94 From Ronald Reagan Speech at Moscow State University 1988
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95 Presidents of the United States
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GLOSSARY
275
DOCUMENT SOURCES
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SERIES INDEX
291
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Joy Hakim, a former teacher, editor, and writer won the prestigious James Michener Prize for her series, A History of US, which has sold over 4 million copies nationwide. A graduate of Smith College and Goucher College she spent years teaching students from elementary school up to the college level.
She also served as an Associate Editor at Norfolk's Virginian-Pilot, and was an Assistant Editor at McGraw-Hill's World News.

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