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 Wilsonas War Message to Congress Franklin D. Rooseveltas aFour Freedomsa Speech John F. Kennedyas Inaugural Address Martin Luther King, Jr.as aI Have a Dreama Speech Ronald Reaganas 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 aNew 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 aNew 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|