We hold these truths; documents of American democracy, selected and edited with an introductory essay by Stuart Gerry Brown.


New York, London, Harper and Brothers [1941] .

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Subjects Geschichte.
Politics and government
Quelle.
USA -- Verfassung (1787)
USA. Verfassung. 1787.
United States -- Politics and government -- Sources.
United States.
Description vi pages, 2 leaves, 351 pages 21 cm
Copyright Date [1941]
©1941
Notes "First edition."
Contents Introductory essay: the meaning of democracy -- The Mayflower Compact, 1620 -- The Hartford Constitution, 1639 -- The Albany Plan of Union, 1754 / Benjamin Franklin -- Declaration and resolves of the First Continental Congress, 1774 -- "Give me liberty, or give me death!", 1775 / Patrick Henry -- Appendix to "Common sense," 1776 / Thomas Paine -- The Virginia Bill of Rights, 1776 -- Revolution for American independence, 1776 -- The Declaration of Independence, 1776 / Thomas Jefferson -- The crisis, 1776 / Thomas Paine -- The Massachusetts Bill of Rights, 1780 -- The Articles of Confederation, 1777-1781 -- The federalist, no. X, 1787 / James Madison -- The Constitution of the United States, 1787 -- First inaugural address, 1789 / George Washington -- Farewell address, 1796 / George Washington -- First inaugural address, 1801 / Thomas Jefferson -- Letters from Thomas Jefferson to John Adams on natural aristocracy, 1813 -- McCulloch v. Maryland: opinion of John Marshall for the Supreme Court, 1819 -- The Monroe Doctrine, 1823 / James Monroe -- First inaugural address, 1829 / Andrew Jackson -- Reply to Robert Hayne, 1830 / Daniel Webster -- Barron v. Baltimore: opinion of John Marshall for the Supreme Court, 1833 -- The Compromise of 1850 / Henry Clay -- Speech on the slavery question, 1850 / John C. Calhoun -- The Constitution and the Union, 1850 / Daniel Webster -- The Dred Scott case: opinion of Roger Brooke Taney for the Supreme Court, 1857 -- "House divided" speech, 1858 / Abraham Lincoln --First inaugural address, 1861 / Abraham Lincoln -- The Emancipation Proclamation, 1863 / Abraham Lincoln -- The Gettysburg Address, 1863 / Abraham Lincoln -- Second inaugural address, 1865 / Abraham Lincoln -- American democracy, 1870 / Walt Whitman -- North American relations with South America, 1881 / James G. Blaine -- The significance of the frontier in American history, 1893 / Frederick Jackson Turner -- The open door in China, 1899, 1900 / John Hay -- Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine, 1904, 1905 / Theodore Roosevelt -- War message, 1917 / Woodrow Wilson -- Free speech in wartime, 1917 / Robert M. LaFollette -- The Fourteen Points, 1918 / Woodrow Wilson -- Schenck volume United States: opinion of Oliver Wendell Holmes for the Supreme Court, 1919 -- Near volume Minnesota: opinion of Charles E. Hughes for the Supreme Court, 1931 -- First inaugural address, 1933 / Franklin D. Roosevelt -- Credo, 1940 / Thomas Wolfe.
Genre Sources.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)1555814
(OCoLC)ocm01555814
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Brown, Stuart Gerry, 1912-1991,
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