An American primer, edited by Daniel J. Boorstin.


Chicago, University of Chicago Press [1966] .

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Subjects Anthologie.
États-Unis -- Civilisation.
États-Unis -- Histoire.
Kultur.
USA.
United States -- History -- Sources.
United States.
Description 2 volumes (xvii, 994 pages) 27 cm
Copyright Date [1966]
Notes Includes index.
Summary Anthology of essays, laws, speeches and other writings illustrating the American way of life.
Contents The Mayflower Compact, 1620 / Samuel Eliot Morison -- John Winthrop, A modell of Christian charity, 1630 / Lawrence W. Towner -- Mary Easty, Petition of an accused witch, 1692 / Edmund S. Morgan -- Gabriel Thomas, An account of Pennsylvania, 1698 / David M. Potter -- Benjamin Franklin, Father Abraham's speech, or, the way to wealth, 1757 / Leonard W. Labaree -- Logan's speech, 1774 / Wilcomb E. Washburn -- Thomas Jefferson, the Declaration of Independence / Henry Steele Commager -- Benjamin Franklin, Address to the Federal Convention, 1787 / Ralph L. Ketcham -- The Constitution of the United States of America, 1787, The preamble / Clarence L. Ver Steeg ; Article I / C. Herman Pritchett ; Article II / Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. ; Article III / David Fellman ; Article IV / J.A.C. Grant ; Article V. and the amending process / Philip B. Kurland ; Article VI and VII / Alfred H. Kelly ; The Bill of Rights: amendments, I-X / Milton R. Konvitz ; The Civil War amendments: XIII-XV / Francis A. Allen -- George Washington, first inaugural address, 1789 / Clinton Rossiter -- Alexander Hamilton, Report on manufactures, 1791 / Thomas C. Cochran -- George Washington, farewell address, 1796 / Richard B. Morris -- Thomas Jefferson, first inaugural address, 1901 / Dumas Malone -- Jacob Henry, On religion and elective office, 1809 / Joseph L. Blau -- John Adams, What do we mean by the American Revolution? 1818 / L.H. Butterfield -- John Marshall, M'Culloch volume Maryland, 1819 / Robert G. McCloskey -- James Monroe, the Monroe Doctrine, 1823 / Dexter Perkins -- Andrew Jackson, The majority is to govern, 1829 / John William Ward -- William Lloyd Garrison, Prospectus for the "Liberator," 1831 / Kenneth M. Stampp -- Ralph Waldo Emerson, the American Scholar, 1937 / Robert E. Spiller -- Lemuel Shaw, Commonwealth v. Hunt, 1842 / Leonard W. Levy -- Henry David Thoreau, Civil disobedience, 1846 / Frederick B. Toles -- Horace Mann, Report of the Massachusetts Board of Education, 1848 / Ralph H. Gabriel -- The Seneca Falls Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions, 1848 / Barbara M. Soloman -- Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Address on the divorce bill, 1861 / Nelson M. Blake -- Julia Ward Howe, The Battle Hymn of the Republic, 1861 / William G. McLoughlin -- The Homestead Act, 1862 / Paul W. Gates -- Abraham Lincoln, Second annual message to congress, 1862 / Roy F. Nichols -- Abraham Lincoln, The Emancipation Proclamation, 1863 / John Hope Franklin -- Abraham Lincoln, The Gettysburg Address, 1863 / Allan Nevins -- Abraham Lincoln, Second Inaugural Address, 1865 / Paul M. Angle -- Ulysses S. Grant, Terms of surrender for the army of northern Virginia, 1865 / T. Harry Williams -- The oath of office, 1868 / Harold M. Hyman -- The ballad of John Henry, c. 1872 / Richard M. Dorson -- Mary Baker Eddy, Science and health, 1875 / Martin E. Marty -- Emma Lazarus, The new colossus, 1883 / John Higham -- Henry W. Grady, the new south, 1886 / Thomas D. Clark -- James Cardinal Gibbons, The question of the "Knights of Labor," 1887 / John Tracy Ellis -- Thomas Alva Edison, On the industrial research laboratory, 1887 / Matthew Josephson -- Andrew Carnegie, Wealth, 1889 / Robert H. Bremner -- People's party platform, 1892 / John D. Hicks -- Frederick Jackson Turner, The significance of the frontier in American history, 1893 / Ray Allen Billington -- Richard Warren Sears, Cheapest supply house on earth, 1894 / John E. Jeuck -- Louis H. Sullivan, The tall office building artistically considered, 1896 / Carl W. Condit -- William Jennings Bryan, "Cross of gold" speech, 1896 / Richard Hofstadter -- William Allen White, What's the matter with Kansas? 1896 / Walter Johnson -- Oliver Wendell Homes, Jr., The path of the law, 1897 / Lon L. Fuller -- John Dewey, My pedagogic creed, 1897 / Lawrence A. Cremin -- Albert J. Beveridge, The march of the flag, 1898 / Ernest R. May -- John Wanamaker, On the department store, 1900 / Malcolm P. McNair -- Jacob Riis, Introduction to "The Battle with the Slum," 1902 / Richard C. Wade -- Lincoln Steffens, The shame of the cities, 1902-1904 / Arthur Mann -- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., Two dissenting opinions, 1904-1919 / Paul A. Freund -- William L. Riordon, Plunkitt of Tammany Hall, 1905 / John P. Roche -- William James, Pragmatism, 1907 / Sidney Hook -- Theodore Roosevelt, The new nationalism, 1910 / Elting E. Morison -- Walter Rauschenbusch, Prayers of the social awakening, 1910 / Winthrop S. Hudson -- Frederick W. Taylor, On scientific management, 1912 / Daniel Bell -- Calvin Coolidge, Have faith in Massachusetts, 1914 / Walter Muir Whitehill -- Louis D. Brandeis, The curse of bigness, 1915 / Alpheus Thomas Mason -- Woodrow Wilson, "Fourteen points" address, 1918 / Arthur S. Link -- Henry Cabot Lodge, Speech on the League of Nations, 1919 / John A. Garraty -- H.L. Mencken, Preface to "The American language," 1919 / Thomas Pyles -- Herbert Hoover, on American individualism, 1928 / Irvin G. Wyllie -- Sinclair Lewis, The American fear of literature, 1930 / Mark Schorer -- Franklin D. Roosevelt, first inaugural address, 1933 / Frank Freidel -- Franklin D. Roosevelt, "Quarantine" address, 1937 / William E. Leuchtenburg -- Albert Einstein, Letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1939 / Donald Fleming -- Wendell L. Wilkie, One world, 1943 / Max Lerner -- George C. Marshall, the Marshall Plan, 1947 / Hans J. Morgenthau -- Harry S. Truman, the Point IV program, 1949 / Herbert Feis -- William Faulkner, Speech on acceptance of the Nobel Prize, 1950 / Richard Ellmann -- The United States Supreme Court, Brown volume Board of Education of Topeka, 1954 / Harry W. Jones -- John F. Kennedy, Inaugural address, 1961 / James MacGregor Burns -- Lyndon B. Johnson, Address on voting rights, 1965 / Oscar Handlin.
Genre History.
Sources.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)420737
(OCoLC)ocm00420737
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Boorstin, Daniel J. 1914-2004,
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