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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 0195153405 9780195153408 Designed to accompany Joy Hakims ten-volume A History of US or as astand-alone reference, this collection of great American documents is ideal forall stud
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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 astand-alone reference, this collection of great American documents is ideal forall students of American history. Filled with primary sources, the Sourcebookand Index traces the gradual unfolding of ideas of freedom in America throughletters, declarations, proclamations, court decisions, speeches, laws, acts, theConstitution, and other writings.Updated with a complete listing of the constitutional amendments and a listingof the presidents with key information about them, the Sourcebook and Index isarranged chronologically, beginning with the Magna Carta and ending with RonaldReagans 1988 speech at Moscow State University. Each document is introduced andplaced in historical context. Difficult vocabulary is defined in the marginsalong with explanatory notes and commentary that aids in understanding themeaning and historical importance of each document. Neatly cross-referenced withkey sections of A History of US, the Sourcebook and Index is an easy-to-usecollection of the documents most essential to understanding American history.Included are some of the many voices whose words have moved the nation: BenFranklin, Tom Paine, Abigail Adams, Thomas Jefferson, St. John de Crevecoeur,George Washington, Sagoyewatha, James Monroe, Andrew Jackson, Alexis deTocqueville, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Sojourner Truth, Frederick Douglass, AbrahamLincoln, 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: Paperback

Pages: 160

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Publication Date: 2002-09-15

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