Our Documents: 100 Milestone Documents from the National Archives

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Oxford University Press, USA, 4 ביולי 2006 - 256 עמודים
Our Documents is a collection of 100 documents that the staff of the National Archives has judged most important to the development of the United States. The entry for each document includes a short introduction, a facsimile, and a transcript of the document. Backmatter includes further reading, credits, and index. The book is part of the much larger Our Documents initiative sponsored by the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), National History Day, the Corporation for National and Community Service, and the USA Freedom Corps.
 

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FOREWORD
7
PREFACE
8
WHY THESE 100 DOCUMENTS?
9
1776 Lee Resolution
10
1776 Declaration of Independence
11
1777 Articles of Confederation
15
1778 Treaty of Alliance with France
17
1782 Original Design of the Great Seal of the United States
18
1890 Sherman AntiTrust Act
124
1896 Plessy v Ferguson
127
1898 De Lôme Letter
129
1898 Joint Resolution to Provide for Annexing the Hawaiian Islands to the United States
131
1901 Platt Amendment
133
1905 Theodore Roosevelts Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine
136
Federal Income Tax
138
Direct Election of US Senators
140

1783 Treaty of Paris
20
1787 Virginia Plan
23
1787 Northwest Ordinance
26
1787 Constitution of the United States
28
17871788 Federalist Papers No 10 No 51
36
1789 President George Washingtons First Inaugural Speech
39
1789 Federal Judiciary Act
42
1791 Bill of Rights
44
1794 Patent for Cotton Gin
46
1796 President George Washingtons Farewell Address
47
1798 Alien and Sedition Acts
49
1803 Jeffersons Secret Message to Congress Regarding the Lewis and Clark Expedition
51
1803 Louisiana Purchase Treaty
54
1803 Marbury v Madison
56
1814 Treaty of Ghent
59
1819 McCulloch v Maryland
61
1820 Missouri Compromise
64
1823 Monroe Doctrine
66
1824 Gibbons v Ogden
68
1830 President Andrew Jacksons Message to Congress On Indian Removal
70
1848 Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
72
1850 Compromise of 1850
74
1854 KansasNebraska Act
76
1857 Scott v Sandford
79
1861 Telegram Announcing the Surrender of Fort Sumter
82
1862 Homestead Act
83
1862 Pacific Railway Act
84
1862 Morrill Act
86
1863 Emancipation Proclamation
88
Creation of the US Colored Troops
91
1863 Gettysburg Address
93
1864 WadeDavis Bill
95
1865 President Abraham Lincolns Second Inaugural Address
97
1865 Articles of Agreement Relating to the Surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia
99
Abolition of Slavery
101
1868 Check for the Purchase of Alaska
103
1868 Treaty of Fort Laramie
104
Civil Rights
107
Voting Rights
109
1872 Act Establishing Yellowstone National Park
111
1879 Patent Application for The Light Bulb
113
1882 Chinese Exclusion Act
115
1883 Pendleton Act
118
1887 Interstate Commerce Act
120
1887 Dawes Act
122
1916 KeatingOwen Child Labor Act
142
1917 Zimmermann Telegram
144
1917 Address to Congress Leading to a Declaration of War Against Germany
146
1918 President Woodrow Wilsons Fourteen Points
149
Womens Right to Vote
152
1928 Boulder Canyon Project Act
154
1933 Tennessee Valley Authority Act
157
1933 National Industrial Recovery Act
159
1935 National Labor Relations Act
162
1935 Social Security Act
164
1936 President Franklin Roosevelts Speech in Defense of the Second New Deal
167
President Franklin Roosevelts Annual Message to Congress
170
1941 LendLease Act
172
Prohibition of Discrimination in the Defense Industry
174
1941 Address to Congress Leading to a Declaration of War Against Japan
176
Japanese Relocation Order
178
1944 General Dwight D Eisenhowers Order of the Day
180
1944 Servicemens Readjustment Act
182
1945 Manhattan Project Notebook
184
1945 Surrender of Germany
185
1945 United Nations Charter
187
1945 Surrender of Japan
191
1947 Truman Doctrine
194
1948 Marshall Plan
197
1948 Press Release Announcing US Recognition of Israel
200
Desegregation of the Armed Forces
202
1953 Armistice Agreement for the Restoration of the South Korean State
204
Censure of Senator Joseph McCarthy
207
1954 Brown v Board of Education
209
1956 National Interstate and Defense Highways Act
212
Desegregation of Central High School
214
1961 President Dwight D Eisenhowers Farewell Address
217
1961 President John F Kennedys Inaugural Address
220
Establishment of the Peace Corps
223
1962 John Glenns Official Communication with the Command Center
225
1962 Aerial Photograph of Missiles in Cuba
227
1963 Test Ban Treaty
229
1963 Official Program for the March on Washington
232
1964 Civil Rights Act
235
1964 Tonkin Gulf Resolution
238
1965 Social Security Act Amendments
240
1965 Voting Rights Act
242
FURTHER READING
244
INDEX
254
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John Carlin is an Archivist of the United States.

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