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The Resource 100 key documents in American democracy, edited by Peter B. Levy ; foreword by William E. Leuchtenburg, (electronic resource)

100 key documents in American democracy, edited by Peter B. Levy ; foreword by William E. Leuchtenburg, (electronic resource)

Label
100 key documents in American democracy
Title
100 key documents in American democracy
Statement of responsibility
edited by Peter B. Levy ; foreword by William E. Leuchtenburg
Title variation
One hundred key documents in American democracy
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • This documentary collection traces the development and meaning of democracy in America from colonial times to the present. It includes classic writings and speeches such as Patrick Henry's "Speech to the Second Virginia Convention," Lincoln's "Gettysburg Address," and Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have a Dream." Also a part of this collection are lesser-known gems such as Sojourner Truth's "When Woman Gets Her Rights Men Will Be Right," Henry Steele Commager's "Who Is
  • Loyal to America?," and Fannie Lou Hamer's testimony before the Credentials Committee of the Democratic Party national convention. Written or spoken by presidents and ex-slaves, political theorists and poets, labor leaders and songwriters, Supreme Court justices and suffragettes, liberals and conservatives, these documents reflect the diversity and breadth on which the nation was founded. Each document is organized with a fact summary, up-to-date commentary based on
  • Recent scholarship, and a list of suggested readings. Forty-seven illustrations complement the text
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Levy, Peter B
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  • United States
  • United States
Label
100 key documents in American democracy, edited by Peter B. Levy ; foreword by William E. Leuchtenburg, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
ABC0313394172
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xix, 502 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780313394171
Isbn Type
(e-book)
Lccn
93001137
Other physical details
ill.
Label
100 key documents in American democracy, edited by Peter B. Levy ; foreword by William E. Leuchtenburg, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
ABC0313394172
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xix, 502 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780313394171
Isbn Type
(e-book)
Lccn
93001137
Other physical details
ill.

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