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

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

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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
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Label
100 key documents in American democracy, edited by Peter B. Levy ; foreword by William E. Leuchtenburg
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
27894396
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xix, 502 pages
Isbn
9780313284243
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)1569058
Label
100 key documents in American democracy, edited by Peter B. Levy ; foreword by William E. Leuchtenburg
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
27894396
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xix, 502 pages
Isbn
9780313284243
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)1569058

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