Words That Make America GreatBook - 1997
Words That Make America Greatcontains all the texts that have been important in our history: from theDeclaration of IndependenceandThe Constitution, to theGettysburg Addressand theEmancipation Proclamationto the Roe v. Wade decision and theContract with America. All are arranged in categories such as Foreign Affairs, Presidential Authority, and Inaugural Addresses, with each category arranged in chronological order. Every entry has commentary on its meaning and importance. Fifteen significant categories cover early history, foreign affairs, presidential authority, civil rights, Native Americans and more Overview essays for each category and introductions to every document clarify the historical context and significance of each event and idea.
Publisher: New York : Random House, c1997.
Edition: 1st ed.
Branch Call Number: 973/WORDS
Characteristics: xx, 587 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.