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A History of US: Book 11: Sourcebook and Index
A History of US: Book 11: Sourcebook and Index Oxford University Press 0195153391 9780195153392 Designed to accompany Joy Hakims ten-volume A History of US or as a stand-alone reference, this collection of great American documents is ideal for all st
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A History of US: Book 11: Sourcebook and Index by Oxford University Press

Designed to accompany Joy Hakims 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. Updated with a complete listing of the constitutional amendments and a listing of the presidents with key information about them, the Sourcebook and Index is arranged chronologically, beginning with the Magna Carta and ending with Ronald Reagans 1988 speech at Moscow State University. Each document is introduced and placed in historical context. Difficult vocabulary is defined in the margins along with explanatory notes and commentary that aids in understanding the meaning and historical importance of each document. Neatly cross-referenced with key sections of A History of US, the Sourcebook and Index is an easy-to-use collection of the documents most essential to understanding American history. Included are some of the many voices whose words have moved the nation: Ben Franklin, Tom Paine, Abigail Adams, Thomas Jefferson, St. John de Crevecoeur, George Washington, Sagoyewatha, James Monroe, Andrew Jackson, Alexis de Tocqueville, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Sojourner Truth, Frederick Douglass, Abraham Lincoln, Chief Joseph, Woodrow Wilson, Herbert Hoover, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry Truman, John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King Jr., Ronald Reagan

Author: Oxford University Press

Language: English

Edition: 3

Binding: Hardcover

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Publication Date: 2002-09-11

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Oxford University Press (Edition: 3) Hardcover