A Documentary History of the United States (Updated & Expanded)

A Documentary History of the United States (Updated & Expanded)

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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 with online journalist Alexander Heffner. Among the important documents in this book you will find: The complete text of the Declaration of Independence The complete Constitution of the United States The Monroe Doctrine The Emancipation Proclamation Woodrow Wilsona€™s War Message to Congress Franklin D. Roosevelta€™s a€œFour Freedomsa€ Speech John F. Kennedya€™s Inaugural Address Martin Luther King, Jr.a€™s a€œI Have a Dreama€ Speech Ronald Reagana€™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!Like Roosevelt, he saw very clearly the tremendous transformation this new power had wrought in American life generally. ... Both Progressive leaders, then, were aware of the collective nature of twentieth-century industrial development and of its ... and his a€œNew Nationalisma€ sought social justice by extending the powers of the central government, particularly those ... Wilson, on the other hand, was essentially J effersonian in his orientation, and his a€œNew Freedoma€ feared all bigness, anbsp;...

Title:A Documentary History of the United States (Updated & Expanded)
Author:Richard D. Heffner, Alexander Heffner
Publisher:Penguin - 2013-10-01


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