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An American harvest readings in American history

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Description: V.1 Part 1 Colonial North America 1584-1755 -- A discourse concerning western planting, 1584 / Richard Hakluyt -- A model of Christian charity, 1630 / John Winthrop -- England's treasure by foreign trade, 1664 / Thomas Mun -- Account of the province of Pennsylvania, 1681 / William Penn -- Observations concerning the increase of mankind, 1755 -- Benjamin Franklin -- Part 2 The Revolution and the constitution 1750-1787 -- Discourse concerning unlimited submission, 1750 / Jonathan Mayhem -- Letters from a farmer in Pennsylvania, 1768 / John Dickinson -- Rules by which a great empire may be reduced to a small one, 1773 -- Benjamin Franklin -- Common Sense, 1776 / Thomas Paine -- The Federalist, 1787 / James Madison -- Part 3 Federalism and Republicanism 1785-1823 -- Notes on the state of Virginia, 1785 / Thomas Jefferson -- Report on manufactures, 1791 / Alexander Hamilton -- First Inaugural Address, 1801 / Thomas Jefferson -- Letters to R.R. Livigston and John Breckinridge, 1802,1803 / Thomas Jefferson -- The Monroe Doctrine, 1823 / James Monroe. Part 4 Jacksonians and Whigs 1829-1848 -- Message on removal of the southern Indians, 1829 / Andrew Jackson -- The American system, 1830 / Henry Clay -- Veto of the Bank Renewal Bill, 1832 / Andrew Jackson -- Manifest Destiny, 1845 / John L. O'Sullivan -- Report of the Massachusetts Board of Education, 1848 / Horace Mann -- Part 5 Sectionalism and Civil War 1831-1862 -- The Liberator, 1831 / William Lloyd Garrison -- Speeches on the Compromise Bill, 1850 / John C. Calhoun and Daniel Webster -- A House Divided, 1858 / Abraham Lincoln -- Slavery the Cornerstone, 1861 / Alexander Hamilton Stephans -- The Emancipation Proclamation, 1862 / Abraham Lincoln -- Appendix The charter documents 1776-1971 -- The Declaration of Independence, 1776 -- The American Constitution, 1787 -- The Bill of Rights, 1789 -- Amendments to the Constitution, 1795-1971. V.2 Part 2 Government and economy 1862-1905 -- Speech on the transcontinental railroad, 1862 / William McKee Dunn -- The Standard Oil Company, 1883 / Johnson Newlon Camden -- Testimony on labor-capital relations, 1883 / Adolph Strasser -- The Wabash Case, 1886 / The Supreme Court -- Wealth, 1889 / Andrew Carnegie -- Machine politics, 1905 / George Washington Plunkitt -- Part 2 Tensions and conflicts 1880-1904 -- Civil service reform, 1880 / George William Curtis -- Our criminal rich, 1881 / Henry Demarest Lloyd -- The Omaha platform, 1892 / The People's Party, the Populists -- Plessy v. Ferguson, 1896 / The Supreme Court -- Outlook for socialism in the United States, 1900 / Eugene V. Debs -- The shame of the cities, 1904 / Lincoln Steffens -- Part 3 Progressivism and World War 1898-1919 -- The march of the flag, 1898 / Albert J. Beveridge -- Woman suffrage, 1892, 1910 / Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Jane Addams -- The new nationalism, 1910 / Theodore Roosevelt -- The curse of bigness, 1913 / Louis D. Brandeis -- The League of Nations, 1919 / Woodrow Wilson -- The Volstead Act, 1919 / Andrew J. Volstead. Part 4 Depression, New Deal, and war 1922-1944 -- American individualism, 1922 / Herbert C. Hoover -- First Inaugural Address, 1933 / Franklin Delano Roosevelt -- Depression era labor legislation, 1932, 1935 / George Norris [and others] -- The ever normal granary, 1938 / Henry A. Wallace -- The four freedoms, 1941 / Franklin Delano Roosevelt -- The Tennessee Valley authority, 1944 -- David E. Lilienthal -- Part 5 Our Times -- Containment policy, 1946 / George F. Kennan -- The Fair Deal, 1949 / Harry S. Truman -- Brown v. Board of Education in Topeka, 1954 / The Supreme Court -- The great society, 1964 / Lyndon B. Johnson -- The Vietnam debate, 1964,1965 / Robert S. McNamara and J. William Fulbright -- A second American revolution, 1985 / Ronald W. Reagan -- Appendix The charter documents 1776-1971 -- The Declaration of Independence, 1776 -- The American Constitution, 1787 -- The Bill of Rights, 1789 -- Amendments to the Constitution, 1795-1971.
Language: English
Format: Book