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The rights of the colonists.

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Source(s): Rights of the Colonists. 8/1/2017, p417. 12p.

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Abstract: Presents the report of the Committee of Correspondence to the Boston, Massachusetts town meeting, dated November 20, 1772, about the colonists' rights. Natural rights of the colonists as men; Rights of the colonists as Christians; Rights of the coloni...

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International Covenant on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights.

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Source(s): International Covenant on Economic, Social, & Cultural Rights. 8/1/2017, p1. 11p.

Abstract: Presents the text of the International Covenant on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights. Provisions of the covenant.

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Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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Source(s): Universal Declaration of Human Rights. 2009, p1. 6p.

Abstract: Presents the text of the International Declaration of Human Rights, a 1948 United Nations document. Various articles in the declaration.

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Declaration of the rights of man and of the citizen.

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Source(s): Declaration of the Rights of Man & of the Citizen. 8/1/2017, p1. 2p.

Abstract: Presents the text of the Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen issued by National Assembly of France on August 26, 1789. Reasons for the Declaration; List of rights supported by the Declaration.

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Civil Rights Act of 1866.

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Source(s): Civil Rights Act of 1866. 8/1/2017, p1. 4p.

Abstract: The article presents the text of the United States Civil Rights Act of 1866. The act says that, as enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America, all persons born in the United States, excluding those subject to a f...

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The Declaration of Independence.

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Source(s): Declaration of Independence (Primary Source Document). 8/1/2017, p1. 5p.

Abstract: The article presents the text of the Declaration of Independence, which was ratified in Congress on July 4, 1776, and was the unanimous decision of the 13 United States of America. The document begins with the phrase "When in the course of human events...

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Charter of the Massachusetts Bay Colony.

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Source(s): Charter of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. 8/1/2017, p1. 14p.

Abstract: The article presents the text of the Charter of the Massachusetts Bay Colony awarded in 1629 by King Charles I of England. The charter awards rights to the colonists of Plymouth to govern, establish and maintain a colony in New England. The charter def...

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Roe et al. v. Wade, district attorney of Dallas County.

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Source(s): Roe et al. v. Wade, District Attorney of Dallas County. 8/1/2017, p1. 43p.

Abstract: The article presents the text of the court case Roe v. Wade, argued before the United States Supreme Court in December of 1971, that challenged laws making abortion a criminal offense. The article includes opening arguments from both sides, the decisio...

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