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Great Issues American Hist Vol 3 : Great Issues in American History - Richard Hofstadter

Great Issues American Hist Vol 3

Great Issues in American History

Paperback Published: 12th September 1982
ISBN: 9780394708423
Number Of Pages: 602

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The third volume in Great Issues In American History, From Reconstruction to the Present Day is now updated and revised to include another decade of American history. Beatrice K. Hofstadter, wife of the late Richard Hofstadter and herself an historian who worked with him closely on the original edition, has added a new section covering 1970 to 1981 and rearranged other sections in the light of what has since proved to be of lasting importance. This collection of significant documents in American history now goes from Lincoln's Proclamation on the Wade-Davis Bill on July 8, 1864, to Reagan's Address on Arms Control Negotiations on November 18, 1981.

Volume I

From Settlement to Revolution. 1584-1776 Edited by Clarence L. Ver Steeg and Richard Hofstadter

Volume Il

From the Revolution to the Civil War. 1765-1865

Edited by Richard Hofstadter

Reconstruction and After
Introductionp. 3
Abraham Lincoln, Proclamation on the Wade-Davis Bill, July 8, 1864p. 8
The Wade-Davis Manifesto, August 5, 1864p. 10
Abraham Lincoln, Speech, April 11, 1865p. 12
Thaddeus Stevens, Speech, December 18, 1865p. 14
Report of the Joint Committee on Reconstruction, June 20, 1866p. 17
An Address to the Loyal Citizens and Congress of the United States of America, August 1865p. 20
Wade Hampton on Reconstruction, 1866p. 22
Alexander Stephens on Reconstruction, April 11, 1866p. 24
Andrew Johnson, Cleveland Speech, September 3, 1866p. 26
Andrew Johnson, Veto of the First Reconstruction Act, March 2, 1867p. 29
Charles Summer, Opinion on the Trial of Andrew Johnson, 1868p. 35
James W. Grimes, Opinion on the Trial of Andrew Johnson, 1868p. 40
Atlanta News, "Meet Brute Force with Brute Force," September 10, 1874p. 43
Blanche K. Bruce, Speech in the Senate, March 31, 1876p. 44
Slaughterhouse Cases, 1873p. 47
Civil Rights Cases, 1883p. 50
John Marshall Harlan, Dissenting Opinion in Civil Rights Cases, 1883p. 53
Plessy v. Ferguson, 1896p. 55
John Marshall Harlan, Dissenting Opinion in Plessy v. Ferguson, 1896p. 57
Industrialism and Social Reform
Introductionp. 59
Henry George, Progress and Poverty, 1879p. 62
Edward Bellamy, Looking Backward, 1888p. 71
Andrew Carnegie, "Wealth," June 1889p. 79
William Graham Sumner, "The Absurd Effort to Make the World Over," March 1894p. 84
Henry Demarest Lloyd, Wealth against Commonwealth, 1894p. 92
Samuel Gompers, Letter on Labor in Industrial Society, September 1894p. 100
Pollock v. Farmers' Loan and Trust Co., 1895p. 105
John Marshall Harlan, Dissenting Opinion in Pollock v. Farmers' Loan and Trust Co., 1895p. 110
U.S. v. E. C. Knight and Co., 1895p. 113
John Marshall Harlan, Dissenting Opinion in U.S. v. E. C. Knight and Co., 1895p. 117
Agrarian Protest
Introductionp. 123
Resolutions of a Meeting of the Illinois State Farmers' Association, April 1873p. 127
Munn v. Illinois, 1877p. 129
Stephen J. Field, Dissenting Opinion in Munn v. Illinois, 1877p. 134
Populist Party Platform, July 4, 1892p. 139
Grover Cleveland, Message on the Repeal of the Sherman Silver Purchase Act, August 8, 1893p. 145
W. H. ("Coin") Harvey, Coin's Financial School, 1894p. 149
James Laurence Laughlin, Answer to "Coin" Harvey, 1895p. 153
William Jennings Bryan, Cross of Gold Speech, July 8, 1896p. 158
William Allen White, "What's the Matter with Kansas?," August 16, 1896p. 165
Imperialism and War
Introductionp. 171
Josiah Strong, Our Country, 1885p. 175
Henry Cabot Lodge, "Our Blundering Foreign Policy," March 1895p. 179
William McKinley, War Message to Congress, April 11, 1898p. 183
Walter Hines Page, "The War with Spain and After," June 1898p. 190
Platform of the American Anti-Imperialist League, October 17, 1899p. 194
Woodrow Wilson, Appeal for Neutrality, August 19, 1914p. 196
Woodrow Wilson, Peace without Victory Address, January 22, 1917p. 198
Woodrow Wilson, Speech for Declaration of War against Germany, April 2, 1917p. 203
George W. Norris, Speech against Declaration of War, April 4, 1917p. 211
Woodrow Wilson, Speech on the Fourteen Points, January 8, 1918p. 215
Woodrow Wilson, Speech on the Covenant of the League of Nations, February 14, 1919p. 219
William E. Borah, Speech on the League of Nations, November 19, 1919p. 223
Introductionp. 233
Lincoln Steffens, The Shame of the Cities, 1904p. 237
George Washington Plunkitt, "Honest Graft," 1905p. 245
Walter Lippmann, "The Themes of Muckraking," 1914p. 248
Lochner v. New York, 1905p. 254
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Dissenting Opinion in Lochner v. New York, 1905p. 258
Muller v. Oregon, 1908p. 260
David Wilcox, Testimony on Railroad Reform, January 21, 1905p. 263
William P. Hepburn, Speech on Railroad Reform, February 7, 1906p. 268
Willian Allen White, The Old Order Changeth, 1910p. 272
Elihu Root, Experiments in Government, 1913p. 275
Theodore Roosevelt, Acceptance Speech, August 6, 1912p. 278
Woodrow Wilson, The New Freedom, 1913p. 284
Report of the Pujo Committee, February 28, 1913p. 290
Woodrow Wilson, First Inaugural Address, March 4, 1913p. 293
Prosperity and Depression
Introductionp. 299
Hammer v. Dagenhart, 1918p. 304
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Dissenting Opinion in Hammer v. Dagenhart, 1918p. 307
Abrams v. U.S., 1919p. 310
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Dissenting Opinion in Abrams v. U.S., 1919p. 314
Hiram W. Evans, "The Klan's Fight for Americanism," 1926p. 317
William Allen White, Letter on the Ku Klux Klan, September 17, 1921p. 323
Progressive Party Platform, 1924p. 325
Herbert Hoover, Rugged Individualism Speech, October 22, 1928p. 330
Franklin D. Roosevelt, Commonwealth Club Speech, September 23, 1932p. 335
Franklin D. Roosevelt, First Inaugural Address, March 4, 1933p. 343
Herbert Hoover, This Challenge to Liberty, October 30, 1936p. 349
U.S. v. Butler et al., 1936p. 352
Harlan Fiske Stone, Dissenting Opinion in U.S. v. Butler et al., 1936p. 358
Franklin D. Roosevelt, Radio Address on Supreme Court Reform, March 9, 1937p. 363
Report of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Supreme Court Reform, June 7, 1937p. 368
World War II and the Post-War World
Introductionp. 375
Franklin D. Roosevelt, Quarantine the Aggressors Speech, October 5, 1937p. 379
Franklin D. Roosevelt, Press Conference on Lend-Lease, December 17, 1940p. 384
Franklin D. Roosevelt, Four Freedoms Speech, January 6, 1941p. 386
Burton K. Wheeler, Speech on Lend-Lease, January 12, 1941p. 392
Charles A. Lindbergh, Speech on America and the War, April 23, 1941p. 393
The Atlantic Charter, August 14, 1941p. 399
Franklin D. Roosevelt, War Message to Congress, December 8, 1941p. 401
The Truman Doctrine, March 12, 1947p. 403
George C. Marshall, The Marshall Plan, June 5, 1947p. 408
George F. Kennan, "The Sources of Soviet Conduct," July 1947p. 412
Dean Acheson, Speech for the North Atlantic Treaty, March 18, 1949p. 419
Robert A. Taft, Speech against the North Atlantic Treaty, July 11, 1949p. 422
Douglas MacArthur, Address to Congress, April 19, 1951p. 424
Dean Acheson, Testimony on the Military Situation in the Far East, June 1, 1951p. 427
John Foster Dulles, Testimony on the Policy of Liberation, January 15, 1953p. 430
Lewis Mumford, Letter on American Foreign Policy, March 28, 1954p. 432
Dwight D. Eisenhower, Remarks on Peaceful Co-existence, June 30, 1954p. 434
Contemporary Challenges
Civil Rights
Introductionp. 437
Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, 1954p. 441
Declaration of Ninety-six Southern Congressmen, March 12, 1956p. 446
Martin Luther King, Jr., "I Have a Dream," August 28, 1963p. 449
Reynolds v. Sims, 1964p. 453
John Marshall Harlan, Dissenting Opinion in Reynolds v. Sims, 1964p. 456
Lyndon B. Johnson, Speech on Voting Rights, March 15, 1965p. 459
Lyndon B. Johnson, Commencement Address at Howard University, June 4, 1965p. 461
Report of the Commission on Civil Disorders, March 2, 1968p. 466
Daniel Patrick Moynihan, Memorandum for President Nixon, January 16, 1970p. 468
Abraham Ribicoff, Senate Speech on De Facto Segregation in Northern Schools, February 18, 1970p. 472
Richard M. Nixon, State Paper on School Desegregation, March 24, 1970p. 474
Citizen's Advisory Council on the Status of Women, Memorandum on the Proposed Equal Rights Amendment, March 26, 1970p. 479
Arizona State Senator Trudy Camping, Against ERA, 1975p. 483
Fullilove v. Klutznick, 1980p. 485
Potter Stewart, Dissenting Opinion in Fullilove v. Klutznick, 1980p. 488
The Government and the Economy
Introductionp. 493
John F. Kennedy, Commencement Address at Yale University, June 11, 1962p. 496
Lyndon B. Johnson, The War on Poverty, March 16, 1964p. 499
Barry Goldwater, Opening Campaign Speech, September 3, 1964p. 501
Lyndon B. Johnson, Economic Report, January 16, 1969p. 504
Declaration of Environmental Rights, 1970p. 506
Richard M. Nixon, Address on the Economy, August 15, 1971p. 508
House Judiciary Committee, Articles of Impeachment, August 20, 1974p. 512
Gerald R. Ford, Address on the Pardon of Richard M. Nixon, September 8, 1974p. 518
Jimmy Carter, "Crisis of Confidence" Address, July 15, 1979p. 521
Debate between Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan, Candidates for President, Election of 1980, October 28, 1980: Urban decay; Energy; the role of the Federal Government and Women's Rightsp. 526
Foreign Policy 1958-1981
Introductionp. 535
State Department, Policy Statement on Non-Recognition of the Chinese Communist Government, August 10, 1958p. 539
Dwight D. Eisenhower, Farewell Address, January 17, 1961p. 543
John F. Kennedy, Inaugural Address, January 20, 1961p. 545
John F. Kennedy, Report on Soviet Missiles in Cuba, October 22, 1962p. 549
John F. Kennedy, Address on the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, July 26, 1963p. 552
Lyndon B. Johnson, American Policy in Vietnam, April 7, 1965p. 556
J. William Fulbright, The Arrogance of Power, 1966p. 559
Richard M. Nixon, Inaugural Address, January 20, 1969p. 563
The United States and the People's Republic of China, The Shanghai Communique, February 27, 1972p. 566
Richard M. Nixon, Report on the Moscow Summit, June 1, 1972p. 570
Jimmy Carter, Address on the Camp David Accords, September 18, 1978p. 574
Jimmy Carter, Report to Congress on the Failed Hostage Rescue Mission to Iran, April 26, 1980p. 578
Ronald Reagan, Address on Arms Control Negotiations, November 18, 1981p. 581
Acknowledgmentsp. 587
A Note on Sourcesp. 589
Indexp. 593
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ISBN: 9780394708423
ISBN-10: 0394708423
Series: Great Issues in American History : Book 3
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 602
Published: 12th September 1982
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 19.0 x 11.1  x 3.5
Weight (kg): 0.39
Edition Number: 1