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    Our documents : 100 milestone documents from the National Archives
    Author
    United States. National Archives and Records Administration.

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    Corporate Author:
    United States. National Archives and Records Administration.
    Title:
    Our documents : 100 milestone documents from the National Archives / foreword by Michael Beschloss.
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    Material specified:Table of contents. http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip046/2003015080.html
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    Material specified:Publisher description. http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0614/2003015080-d.html
    URL:
    http://www.ourdocuments.gov/content.php?flash=true&page=milestoneNote:Companion website with graphics, transcripts, and high-res PDFs of each document..
    URL:
    Material specified:View cover image provided by Mackin. http://www.mackin.com/BookPics/Book.aspx?isbn=9780195172065
    Publication info:
    Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2003.
    Physical description:
    256 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
    Content type:
    text
    Medium:
    unmediated
    Format:
    volume
    Bibliography note:
    Includes bibliographical references (pages 244-253) and index.
    Contents:
    1776: Lee Resolution ; Declaration of Independence -- 1777: Articles of Confederation -- 1778: Treaty of Alliance with France -- 1782: Original design of the Great Seal of the United States -- 1783: Treaty of Paris -- 1787: Virginia Plan ; Northwest Ordinance ; Constitution of the United States -- 1787-1788: Federalist Papers, No. 10 & No. 51 -- 1789: President George Washington's First Inaugural Speech ; Federal Judiciary Act -- 1791: Bill of Rights -- 1794: Patent for Cotton Gin -- 1796: President George Washington's Farewell Address -- 1798: Alien and Sedition Acts -- 1803: Jefferson's Secret Message to Congress Regarding the Lewis and Clark Expedition ; Louisiana Purchase Treaty ; Marbury v. Madison -- 1814: Treaty of Ghent -- 1819: McCulloch v. Maryland -- 1820: Missouri Compromise -- 1823: Monroe Doctrine -- 1824 Gibbons v. Ogden -- 1830: President Andrew Jackson's message to congress "On Indian Removal" -- 1848: Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo -- 1850: Compromise of 1850 -- 1854: Kansas-Nebraska Act -- 1857: Scott v. Sandford -- 1861: Telegram announcing the surrender of Fort Sumter -- 1862: Homestead Act ; Pacific Railway Act ; Morrill Act -- 1863: Emancipation proclamation ; War Department General Order 143: Creation of the U.S. Colored Troops ; Gettysburg Address -- 1864: Wade-Davis Bill -- 1865: President Abraham Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address ; Articles of Agreement Relating to the Surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia ; Thirteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: Abolition of Slavery -- 1868: Check for the purchase of Alaska ; Treaty of Fort Laramie ; Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: Civil Rights -- 1870: Fifteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: Voting Rights -- 1872: Act establishing Yellowstone National Park -- 1879: Patent application for the light bulb -- 1882: Chinese Exclusion Act -- 1883: Pendleton Act -- 1887: Interstate Commerce Act ; Dawes Act -- 1890: Sherman Anti-Trust Act -- 1896: Plessy v. Ferguson.
    Contents:
    1898: De Lome Letter ; Joint Resolution to Provide for Annexing the Hawaiian Islands to the United States -- 1901: Platt Amendment -- 1905: Theodore Roosevelt's Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine -- 1913: Sixteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: Federal Income Tax ; Seventeenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: Direct Election of U.S. Senators -- 1916: Keating-Owen Child Labor Act -- Zimmermann Telegram ; Address to Congress Leading to a Declaration of War Against Germany -- 1918: President Woodrow Wilson's Fourteen Points -- 1920: Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: Women's Right to Vote -- 1928: Boulder Canyon Project Act -- 1933: Tennessee Valley Authority Act ; National Industrial Recovery Act -- 1935: National Labor Relations Act ; Social Security Act -- 1936: President Franklin Roosevelt's Speech in Defense of the Second New Deal -- 1941: The Four Freedoms: President Franklin Roosevelt's Speech in Defense of the Second New Deal ; Lend-Lease Act ; Executive Order 8802: Prohibition of Discrimination in the Defense Industry ; Address to Congress Leading to a Declaration of War Against Japan -- 1942: Executive Order 9066: Japanese Relocation Order -- 1944: General Dwight D. Eisenhower's Order of the Day ; Servicemen's Readjustment Act -- 1945: Manhattan Project Notebook ; Surrender of Germany ; United Nations Charter ; Surrender of Japan -- 1947: Truman Doctrine -- 1948: Marshall Plan ; Press Release Announcing U.S. Recognition of Israel ; Executive Order 9981: Desegregation of the Armed Forces -- 1953: Armistice agreement for the Restoration of the South Korean State -- 1954: Senate Resolution 301: Censure of Senator Joseph McCarthy ; Brown v. Board of Education -- 1956: national Interstate and Defense Highways Act -- 1957: Executive Order 10730: Desegregation of Central High School -- 1961 President Dwight . Eisenhower's Farewell Address ; President John F. Kennedy's Inaugural Address ; Executive Order 10924: Establishment of the Peace Corps -- 1962: John Glenn's Official Communication with the Command Center ; Aerial Photograph of Missiles in Cuba -- 1963: Test Ban Treaty ; Official Program for the March on Washington -- 1964: Civil Rights Act ; Tonkin Gulf Resolution -- 1965: Social Security Act Amendments ; Voting Rights Act -- Further reading.
    Summary:
    A collection of one hundred documents that were important in the development of the United States from its founding to 1965, including the Declaration of Independence, Constitution, and lesser-known writings.
    Geographic term:
    United States--History--Sources--Juvenile literature.
    Geographic term:
    United States--Politics and government--Sources--Juvenile literature.
    LCCN:
    2003015080
    ISBN:
    019517206X (alk. paper)
    ISBN:
    9780195172065 (alk. paper)
    ISBN:
    0195172078 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
    ISBN:
    9780195172072 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
    ISBN:
    9780195309591
    ISBN:
    0195309596

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