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The Resource Heritage of freedom ; : the history & significance of the basic documents of American liberty, [Presenting and explaining the documents on the Freedom Train]

Heritage of freedom ; : the history & significance of the basic documents of American liberty, [Presenting and explaining the documents on the Freedom Train]

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Heritage of freedom ; : the history & significance of the basic documents of American liberty
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Heritage of freedom ;
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the history & significance of the basic documents of American liberty
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[Presenting and explaining the documents on the Freedom Train]
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Language
eng
Summary
Presents and explains over 100 basic documents of American history that were included in the Freedom Train exhibit of the American Heritage Foundation
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1904-1969
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Monaghan, Frank
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facsimiles
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no index present
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non fiction
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bibliography
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  • Liberty
  • United States
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Heritage of freedom ; : the history & significance of the basic documents of American liberty, [Presenting and explaining the documents on the Freedom Train]
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Publication
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"Published in cooperation with the American Heritage Foundation."
Bibliography note
"For further reading": pages 147-148
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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Contents
  • Christopher Columbus describes his first voyage to the New World (1493) -- Magna Carta becames a landmark in the history of constitutional liberties -- The "Mayflower" pilgrims form a compact (1620) -- William Penn granst liberal privileges to the inhabitants of Pennsylvania (1701) -- The colonies protest against "Taxation without representation" (1765) -- Thomas Jefferson defends the rights of the colonists (1774) -- Nathaniel Bacon leads a revolt against royal tyranny in Virginia (1676) -- Caesar Rodney writes, on a memorable day, about the voting of the Declaration of Independence -- James Iredell defends the rights of the colonists (1776) -- Thomas Jefferson's "rough draft" of the Declaration of Independence -- The United States seeks aid from Frederick the Great of Prussia (1777) -- Dr. Franklin and Mr. Deane send a certified copy of the declaration to Frederick the Great (1777) -- Dr. Franklin and Mr. Deane send a certified copy of the Articles of Confederation to Frederick the Great (1777) -- "Common sense" rallies the colonies to the idea of independence (1776) -- Tom Paine inspirits Washington's "poor, ragged continentals" -- General Joseph Warren certifies that Paul Revere is an official messenger of the committee of safety -- The continental congress increases the powers of General Washington (December 1776) -- General Washington describes the crisis of the winter of 1780 -- News of the Battle of Lexington spreads through the colonies (1775) -- "Glorious news" arrives from Yorktown -- Great Britain recognizes the independence of the United States in the Treaty of Paris (1783) -- Roger Williams speaks out for complete religious freedom -- Thomas Jefferson writes the Virginia bill for establishing religious freedom -- Stephen Daye prints the first book in the North American colonies (1640) -- President Washington declares that America has given to mankind a policy of freedom worthy of emulation (1790) -- "The federalist" explains and defends the constitution (1788) -- John Jay revises the manuscript of
  • John Jay revises the manuscript of federalist essay number 5 -- Edmund Randolph presents to the convention the Virginia plan for the constitution -- President Washington annotates his copy of the proposed constitution (1787) -- Charles Pinckney suggest the "habeas corpus" clause for inclusion in the Constitution (1787) -- The right to trial by jury is, for the first time, added to the constitution -- Pennsylvania becomes the second state to ratify the federal Constitution (1787) -- Congress approves the Bill of Rights for the Constitution (1789) -- George Mason drafts a proposed Declaration of Rights for the Constitution (1788) -- Virginia propses amendments protecting civil liberties as she ratifies the Constitution -- Congress works on the drafts of the First Amendments to the Constitution (1789) -- Congress requests the President to submit the Bill of Rights to the states for ratification -- Virginia's ratification of the Bill of Rights makes the first ten amendments a part of the Constitution -- Thomas Jefferson deplores the lack of a Bill of Rights in the Constitution (1787) -- James Madison informs Jefferson of his introduction of resolutions providing for a Bill of Rights (1789) -- Alexander Hamilton prepares an outline for parts of "the federalist" -- Secretary of the Treasury Hamilton outlines his "report on the public credit" -- Secretary Hamilton prepares a draft of the farewell address for submission to President Washington (1796) -- The American flag is unfurled to Battle for the first time -- Francis Scott Key writes "the star spangled banner" -- General Washington submits the account of his expenses during the Revolutionary War -- President Washington formulates a political legacy to the nation in a farewell address (1796) -- President Abraham Lincoln proposes a plan for the abolition of slavery (1862) -- President Lincoln signs the emancipation proclamation (1863) -- A joint resolution of congress proposes the thirteenth amendment to the Constitution
  • Henry Laurens of South Carolina denounces the institution of slavery (1776) -- General Robert E. lee accepts the presidency of Washington College (1865) -- President Lincoln declares that America much needs "a good definition of the word liberty" (1864) -- Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton petition congress for women's right to vote -- Matilda Hindman petitions congress against depriving the women of Utah of the right to vote (1874) -- The nineteenth amendment enfranchises the women of the United States -- Congress establishes a new landmark of freedom in the Northwest ordinance (1787) -- President McKinley insists that the Filipinos be given the right to enjoy the basic civil liberties of American citizens (1900) -- President Truman proclaims the independence of the Philippines -- President Theodore Roosevelt reaffirms our determination to withdraw from Cuba (1907) -- The U.S. proclaims the end of slavery and peonage on the island of Guam -- Lafayette finds the propsed constitution to be "a bold, large, and solid frame" for the new government -- Kosciuszko, "the George Washington of Poland," declares his partiality for the United States and its inhabitants (1786) -- Tom Paine, ambassador of freedom to two worlds, writes from Paris in praise of "my much loved America" (1790) -- Francisco de Miranda appeals for the aid of the United States in the liberation of South America (1798) -- Louis Kossuth calls the United States "this glorious house of liberty" (1852) -- The first woman to serve in the armed forces of the United States applies for a pension -- Governor Patrick Henry instructs George Rogers Clark to spread "equal liberty and happiness" in the Illinois Country (1778) -- John Paul Jones declares that, if the war should continue, he wishes to have "the most active part in it" (1782) -- Sergeant Lee claims a pension for services on the first American submarine -- Webster and Ashburton inaugurate an enduring friendship between the United States and Canada -- Benjamin Franklin writes his own epitaph
  • The French nation renders tribute to the memory of Dr. Franklin -- Congress thanks the French nation for the tribute to the memory of Dr. Franklin -- Thomas Jefferson writes from Paris in praise of America (1785) -- Governor John Jay of New York coins the word "Americanize" -- The King of Siam offers a gift of elephants to President Lincoln -- General Andrew Jackson reports the victorious battle of New Orleans (1815) -- The news of peace comes belatedly to the U.S. frigate "constitution" while on the high seas -- The United States returns a part of the boxer indemnity funds to China -- President Theodore Roosevelt informs congress of the action to remit a portion of the boxer indemnity funds -- Congress acts to provide the first important measure to aid higher education in the United States (1862) -- John Peter Zenger provokes Governor Cosby to a test of freedom of the press (1734) -- John Peter Zenger continues to edit his "New-Yokr Weekly Journal" while in jail and awaiting trial (November 25, 1734) -- John Peter Zenger publishes the account of the vindication of a free press (August 18, 1735) -- Benjamin Franklin defends freedom of the press -- John Wilkes attacks the policies of George III -- Elijah Lovejoy dies defending freedom of the press -- George Hay defends freedom of the press from legislative control -- John Milton defends the liberty of printing (1644) -- Thomas Jefferson declares that an honest press is "equally the friend of science and civil liberty" (1807) -- Thomas Jefferson declares that newspapers are indispensable since the basis of government is public opinion -- President Wilson drafts a convenant for the league of nations (1918) -- The United Nations declare themselves for a great common purpose -- The San Francisco conference formulates the charter of the United Nations (1945) -- President Franklin D. Roosevelt proclaims an unlimited national emergency (1941) -- General Eisenhower is selected as supreme commander upon the successful invasion of western Europe
  • The invasion of western Europe is agreed upon at Teheran (1943) -- Secretary of war Henry L. Stimson congratulates the supreme commander upon the successful invastion of western Europe -- General Wainwright attempts to send a last message from Corregidor (1942) -- The intelligence officer of the encircled Garrison at Bastogne says, "Merry Christmas" to his superiors while General McAuliffe says "nuts" to the Germans -- Admiral Spruance reports on the victorious operations at Iwo Jima -- Admiral Halsey describes American naval action in Philippine waters (1944) -- Admiral Nimitz reports the victory of Midway (1942) -- Secretary of the navy Knox praises the Marine Corps -- General Stilwell describes the bravery of his Chinese troops (1944) -- President Franklin Delano Reoosevelt pays tribute to an early hero of World War II -- General Mark W. Clark proclaims final victory of the allied forces in Italy -- General Yamashita, "tiger of Malaya" surrenders to American forces in the Philippines -- The frayed remnant of Japanese might surrenders on Truk -- Germany surrenders unconditionally at Rheims -- Justice returns to Wake Island -- General Stilwell accepts the surrender of the Japanese forces on the Ryukyus Islands -- The log of the USS "Missouri" records the formal surrender of Japan -- General Eisenhower's personal flag -- Commodore Perry's flag -- Iwo Jima flag -- Geruma Shima flag -- Flag flown from USS "Missouri" when the Japanese surrendered -- SHAEF flag -- Eleven treasury bonds
Control code
1082419
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
150 pages
Lccn
48005016
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Media type code
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Other physical details
facsimiles
System control number
(WaOLN)1249335
Label
Heritage of freedom ; : the history & significance of the basic documents of American liberty, [Presenting and explaining the documents on the Freedom Train]
Publication
Note
"Published in cooperation with the American Heritage Foundation."
Bibliography note
"For further reading": pages 147-148
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Christopher Columbus describes his first voyage to the New World (1493) -- Magna Carta becames a landmark in the history of constitutional liberties -- The "Mayflower" pilgrims form a compact (1620) -- William Penn granst liberal privileges to the inhabitants of Pennsylvania (1701) -- The colonies protest against "Taxation without representation" (1765) -- Thomas Jefferson defends the rights of the colonists (1774) -- Nathaniel Bacon leads a revolt against royal tyranny in Virginia (1676) -- Caesar Rodney writes, on a memorable day, about the voting of the Declaration of Independence -- James Iredell defends the rights of the colonists (1776) -- Thomas Jefferson's "rough draft" of the Declaration of Independence -- The United States seeks aid from Frederick the Great of Prussia (1777) -- Dr. Franklin and Mr. Deane send a certified copy of the declaration to Frederick the Great (1777) -- Dr. Franklin and Mr. Deane send a certified copy of the Articles of Confederation to Frederick the Great (1777) -- "Common sense" rallies the colonies to the idea of independence (1776) -- Tom Paine inspirits Washington's "poor, ragged continentals" -- General Joseph Warren certifies that Paul Revere is an official messenger of the committee of safety -- The continental congress increases the powers of General Washington (December 1776) -- General Washington describes the crisis of the winter of 1780 -- News of the Battle of Lexington spreads through the colonies (1775) -- "Glorious news" arrives from Yorktown -- Great Britain recognizes the independence of the United States in the Treaty of Paris (1783) -- Roger Williams speaks out for complete religious freedom -- Thomas Jefferson writes the Virginia bill for establishing religious freedom -- Stephen Daye prints the first book in the North American colonies (1640) -- President Washington declares that America has given to mankind a policy of freedom worthy of emulation (1790) -- "The federalist" explains and defends the constitution (1788) -- John Jay revises the manuscript of
  • John Jay revises the manuscript of federalist essay number 5 -- Edmund Randolph presents to the convention the Virginia plan for the constitution -- President Washington annotates his copy of the proposed constitution (1787) -- Charles Pinckney suggest the "habeas corpus" clause for inclusion in the Constitution (1787) -- The right to trial by jury is, for the first time, added to the constitution -- Pennsylvania becomes the second state to ratify the federal Constitution (1787) -- Congress approves the Bill of Rights for the Constitution (1789) -- George Mason drafts a proposed Declaration of Rights for the Constitution (1788) -- Virginia propses amendments protecting civil liberties as she ratifies the Constitution -- Congress works on the drafts of the First Amendments to the Constitution (1789) -- Congress requests the President to submit the Bill of Rights to the states for ratification -- Virginia's ratification of the Bill of Rights makes the first ten amendments a part of the Constitution -- Thomas Jefferson deplores the lack of a Bill of Rights in the Constitution (1787) -- James Madison informs Jefferson of his introduction of resolutions providing for a Bill of Rights (1789) -- Alexander Hamilton prepares an outline for parts of "the federalist" -- Secretary of the Treasury Hamilton outlines his "report on the public credit" -- Secretary Hamilton prepares a draft of the farewell address for submission to President Washington (1796) -- The American flag is unfurled to Battle for the first time -- Francis Scott Key writes "the star spangled banner" -- General Washington submits the account of his expenses during the Revolutionary War -- President Washington formulates a political legacy to the nation in a farewell address (1796) -- President Abraham Lincoln proposes a plan for the abolition of slavery (1862) -- President Lincoln signs the emancipation proclamation (1863) -- A joint resolution of congress proposes the thirteenth amendment to the Constitution
  • Henry Laurens of South Carolina denounces the institution of slavery (1776) -- General Robert E. lee accepts the presidency of Washington College (1865) -- President Lincoln declares that America much needs "a good definition of the word liberty" (1864) -- Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton petition congress for women's right to vote -- Matilda Hindman petitions congress against depriving the women of Utah of the right to vote (1874) -- The nineteenth amendment enfranchises the women of the United States -- Congress establishes a new landmark of freedom in the Northwest ordinance (1787) -- President McKinley insists that the Filipinos be given the right to enjoy the basic civil liberties of American citizens (1900) -- President Truman proclaims the independence of the Philippines -- President Theodore Roosevelt reaffirms our determination to withdraw from Cuba (1907) -- The U.S. proclaims the end of slavery and peonage on the island of Guam -- Lafayette finds the propsed constitution to be "a bold, large, and solid frame" for the new government -- Kosciuszko, "the George Washington of Poland," declares his partiality for the United States and its inhabitants (1786) -- Tom Paine, ambassador of freedom to two worlds, writes from Paris in praise of "my much loved America" (1790) -- Francisco de Miranda appeals for the aid of the United States in the liberation of South America (1798) -- Louis Kossuth calls the United States "this glorious house of liberty" (1852) -- The first woman to serve in the armed forces of the United States applies for a pension -- Governor Patrick Henry instructs George Rogers Clark to spread "equal liberty and happiness" in the Illinois Country (1778) -- John Paul Jones declares that, if the war should continue, he wishes to have "the most active part in it" (1782) -- Sergeant Lee claims a pension for services on the first American submarine -- Webster and Ashburton inaugurate an enduring friendship between the United States and Canada -- Benjamin Franklin writes his own epitaph
  • The French nation renders tribute to the memory of Dr. Franklin -- Congress thanks the French nation for the tribute to the memory of Dr. Franklin -- Thomas Jefferson writes from Paris in praise of America (1785) -- Governor John Jay of New York coins the word "Americanize" -- The King of Siam offers a gift of elephants to President Lincoln -- General Andrew Jackson reports the victorious battle of New Orleans (1815) -- The news of peace comes belatedly to the U.S. frigate "constitution" while on the high seas -- The United States returns a part of the boxer indemnity funds to China -- President Theodore Roosevelt informs congress of the action to remit a portion of the boxer indemnity funds -- Congress acts to provide the first important measure to aid higher education in the United States (1862) -- John Peter Zenger provokes Governor Cosby to a test of freedom of the press (1734) -- John Peter Zenger continues to edit his "New-Yokr Weekly Journal" while in jail and awaiting trial (November 25, 1734) -- John Peter Zenger publishes the account of the vindication of a free press (August 18, 1735) -- Benjamin Franklin defends freedom of the press -- John Wilkes attacks the policies of George III -- Elijah Lovejoy dies defending freedom of the press -- George Hay defends freedom of the press from legislative control -- John Milton defends the liberty of printing (1644) -- Thomas Jefferson declares that an honest press is "equally the friend of science and civil liberty" (1807) -- Thomas Jefferson declares that newspapers are indispensable since the basis of government is public opinion -- President Wilson drafts a convenant for the league of nations (1918) -- The United Nations declare themselves for a great common purpose -- The San Francisco conference formulates the charter of the United Nations (1945) -- President Franklin D. Roosevelt proclaims an unlimited national emergency (1941) -- General Eisenhower is selected as supreme commander upon the successful invasion of western Europe
  • The invasion of western Europe is agreed upon at Teheran (1943) -- Secretary of war Henry L. Stimson congratulates the supreme commander upon the successful invastion of western Europe -- General Wainwright attempts to send a last message from Corregidor (1942) -- The intelligence officer of the encircled Garrison at Bastogne says, "Merry Christmas" to his superiors while General McAuliffe says "nuts" to the Germans -- Admiral Spruance reports on the victorious operations at Iwo Jima -- Admiral Halsey describes American naval action in Philippine waters (1944) -- Admiral Nimitz reports the victory of Midway (1942) -- Secretary of the navy Knox praises the Marine Corps -- General Stilwell describes the bravery of his Chinese troops (1944) -- President Franklin Delano Reoosevelt pays tribute to an early hero of World War II -- General Mark W. Clark proclaims final victory of the allied forces in Italy -- General Yamashita, "tiger of Malaya" surrenders to American forces in the Philippines -- The frayed remnant of Japanese might surrenders on Truk -- Germany surrenders unconditionally at Rheims -- Justice returns to Wake Island -- General Stilwell accepts the surrender of the Japanese forces on the Ryukyus Islands -- The log of the USS "Missouri" records the formal surrender of Japan -- General Eisenhower's personal flag -- Commodore Perry's flag -- Iwo Jima flag -- Geruma Shima flag -- Flag flown from USS "Missouri" when the Japanese surrendered -- SHAEF flag -- Eleven treasury bonds
Control code
1082419
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
150 pages
Lccn
48005016
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
facsimiles
System control number
(WaOLN)1249335

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