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Milestone Documents in American History

Exploring The Primary Sources That Shaped America
"Milestone Documents" is a new series combining full-text primary source documents with engaging, readable analysis. Plus free online access to the full content of this great reference set is available."Exploring the Primary Sources That Shaped America" launches the Schlager Group's "Milestone Documents". This series brings primary source documents and insightful analysis to Salem's history offerings. The series is also a key part of Salem History, the new online database available free to purchasers of the print edition.Primary source documents have always occupied a central role in the study of history. Most existing reference sources, however, treat these documents as an afterthought. This new series - the focus of a new imprint by the Schlager Group, and available exclusively through Salem Press - fills the gap by offering students and researchers in-depth, analytical essays illuminating famous primary source documents from U.S. and world history.The first publication in this remarkable series is "Milestone Documents in American History: Exploring the Primary Sources That Shaped America". This fully illustrated, four-volume series will treat more than 130 iconic documents from the Revolutionary era to the twenty-first century."Milestone Documents in American History" offers an innovative approach to historical reference. Each entry includes the full text of the document in question as well as an in-depth, analytical essay that places the document in its historical context. With content aligned to the National History Standards and signed essays written by a team of nearly 100 esteemed historians, "Milestone Documents in American History" offers an unparalleled reference tool for students conducting primary source research.Among the documents included in the set are Revolutionary era standards such as Patrick Henry's "Liberty or Death" speech, the Declaration of Independence, and the Constitution. Important presidential sources include Thomas Jefferson's first inaugural address, Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, John F. Kennedy's 1963 address on integration, and George W. Bush's address on September 11, 2001. Influential decisions of the Supreme Court are also included, from Brown v. Board of Education to Bush v. Gore. Critical documents related to minority rights are also present: Andrew Jackson's message "On Indian Removal," the Seneca Falls Declaration, Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech, and the Equal Rights Amendment.Special features include a general subject index, an index by category, and hundreds of photographs and other images. In addition, history educators will find eight detailed and useful teacher's guides containing dozens of student activities.




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Format: Book
Title: Milestone documents in American history : exploring the primary sources that shaped America / Paul Finkelman, editor in chief ; Bruce A. Lesh, consulting editor.
Publisher Date: Dallas, Tex. : Schlager Group, c2008.
Subject: United States -- History -- Sources
Isbn: 9780979775802 (set) 0979775809 (set) 9780979775819 (v.1) 0979775817 (v.1) 9780979775826 (v.2) 0979775825 (v.2) 9780979775833 (v.3) 0979775833 (v.3) 9780979775840 (v.4) 0979775841 (v.4)
Current Holds: 0
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Call Number: 973 Mil
Oclc: 228426024
Bib Id: 304313

Format: Book
Title: Milestone documents in American history : exploring the primary sources that shaped America / Paul Finkelman, editor in chief ; Bruce A. Lesh, consulting editor.
Publisher, Date: Dallas, Tex. : Schlager Group, c2008.
Description: 4 v. : ill., ports. ; 29 cm.
Series: Milestone documents
Subjects: United States -- History -- Sources
Other Author: Finkelman, Paul, 1949-
Other Author: Lesh, Bruce A.
Other Title: Exploring the primary sources that shaped America
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents: v. 1. 1763-1823 -- v. 2. 1824-1887 -- v. 3. 1888-1955 -- v. 4. 1956-2003.
Contents: v. 1. 1763-1823 -- Editorial and production staff --- Publisher's note -- Advisers and contributors -- Reader's guide -- Introduction -- Teaching with primary source documents -- Teachers' activity guides -- Proclamation of 1763 -- Quartering Act -- Declaration of Rights of the Stamp Act Congress -- Boston non-importation agreement -- Intolerable acts -- Declaration and resolves of the First Continental Congress -- Patrick Henry's "Liberty or death" speech -- Proclamation by the King for suppressing rebellion and sedition -- Common Sense -- Virginia Declaration of Rights -- Declaration of independence -- Articles of Confederation -- Treaty of Fort Pitt -- Pennsylvania : an act for the gradual abolition of slavery -- James Madison's memorial and remonstrance against religious assessments -- Northwest Ordinance -- Constitution of the United States -- Federalist Papers 10, 14, and 51 --- George Washington's first inaugural address -- George Washington's first annual message to Congress -- Jefferson's and Hamilton's opinions on the constitutionality of the Bank of the United States -- Bill of Rights -- George Washington's farewell address -- Alien and sedition acts -- Thomas Jefferson's first inaugural address -- Thomas Jefferson's message to Congress about the Lewis and Clark Expedition -- Marbury v. Madison -- An act to prohibit the importation of slaves -- Martin v. Hunter's Lessee -- McCulloch v. Maryland -- Missouri Compromise -- Monroe Doctrine --
Contents: v. 2. 1824-1887 -- Gibson v. Ogden -- Andrew Jackson : on Indian removal -- William Lloyd Garrison's first Liberator editorial -- Andrew Jackson's veto message regarding the Second Bank of the United States -- South Carolina ordinance of nullification and Andrew Jackson's proclamation regarding nullification -- Joint resolution of Congress for the annexation of Texas -- Seneca Falls Convention Declaration of Sentiments -- Compromise of 1850 -- Frederick Douglass's "Fourth of July" speech -- Kansas-Nebraska Act -- Dred Scott v. Sandford -- Abraham Lincoln's "House divided" speech -- South Carolina Declaration of Caused of Secession -- Jefferson Davis's' inaugural address to the Confederacy -- Abraham Lincoln's first inaugural address -- Homestead Act -- Morrill Act -- Emancipation Proclamation -- War Department General Order 143 -- Gettysburg Address -- Abraham Lincoln's second inaugural address -- Articles of agreement relating to the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia -- Black Code of Mississippi -- Thirteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution -- Civil Rights Act of 1866 -- Articles of Impeachment of Andrew Johnson -- Treaty of Fort Laramie -- Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution -- Fifteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution -- Act establishing Yellowstone National Park -- Rutherford B. Hayes's inaugural address -- Thomas Edison's patent application for the incandescent light bulb -- Chinese Exclusion Act -- Pendleton Civil Service Act -- Interstate Commerce Act -- Dawes Severalty Act --
Contents: v. 3. 1888-1955 -- Sherman Antitrust Act -- Booker T. Washington's Atlanta Exposition address -- Plessy v. Ferguson -- William Jennings Bryan's "Cross of gold" speech -- William McKinley's message to Congress about Cuban intervention -- The insular cases : Downes v. Bidwell -- Niagara Movement Declaration of Principles -- Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine -- Muller v. Oregon -- Sixteenth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution -- Zimmermann Telegram -- Woodrow Wilson : joint address to Congress leading to a declaration of War against Germany -- Woodrow Wilson's Fourteen Points -- Hammer v. Dagenhart -- Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution -- Franklin D. Roosevelt's first inaugural address -- Tennessee Valley Authority Act -- National Industrial Recovery Act -- National Labor Relations Act -- Social Security Act -- Franklin D. Roosevelt's campaign address at Madison Square Garden -- United States v. Curtiss-Wright -- Franklin D. Roosevelt's Four Freedoms message to Congress -- Lend-Lease Act -- Executive Order 8802 -- Franklin D. Roosevelt's "Pearl Harbor" speech -- Executive Order 9066 -- Dwight D. Eisenhower's order of the day -- Servicemen's Readjustment Act -- Truman Doctrine -- Marshall Plan -- Taft-Hartley Act -- Press release announcing U.S. recognition of Israel -- Executive Order 9981 -- Youngstown Sheet and Tube Co. v. Sawyer -- Brown v. Board of Education -- Senate Resolution 301 : censure of Senator Joseph McCarthy --
Contents: v. 4. 1956-2003 -- Southern Manifesto -- Federal-Aid Highway Act -- Executive Order 10730 -- Dwight D. Eisenhower's farewell address -- John F. Kennedy's inaugural address -- Executive Order 10924 -- John Glenn's official communication with the Command Center -- Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "Letter from Birmingham Jail" -- John F. Kennedy's Civil Rights Address -- Martin Luther King Jr.s "I have a dream" speech -- Civil Rights Act of 1964 -- Gulf of Tonkin Resolution -- Voting Rights Act of 1965 -- Miranda v. Arizona -- Kerner Commission Report summary -- Equal Rights Amendment -- Richard Nixon's smoking gun tape -- Roe v. Wade -- Regents of the University of California v. Blake -- Ronald Reagan's "Evil Empire" speech -- César Chávez's Commonwealth address -- George H.W. Bush's address to Congress on the Persian Gulf Crisis -- Bill Clinton's radio address on the Welfare Reform Act -- Articles of Impeachment of William Jefferson Clinton -- Bush v. Gore -- George W. Bush's address to the nation on September 11, 2001 -- Bybee torture memo -- Lawrence v. Texas -- List of documents by category --- Subject index.
ISBN: 9780979775802 (set)
ISBN: 0979775809 (set)
ISBN: 9780979775819 (v.1)
ISBN: 0979775817 (v.1)
ISBN: 9780979775826 (v.2)
ISBN: 0979775825 (v.2)
ISBN: 9780979775833 (v.3)
ISBN: 0979775833 (v.3)
ISBN: 9780979775840 (v.4)
ISBN: 0979775841 (v.4)
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Available Copies: 4
Total Copies: 4
Call Number: 973 Mil