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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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THE NEGRO QUESTION FROM THE NEGRO'S POINT OF VIEW.

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Source(s): Arena (Project Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation); 1/1/1891, p58-60, 3p

Abstract: The author reflects on the right of African Americans to seek social equality, education, and political participation in the U.S. He argues on the statement of white people that African Americans are incapable of self-government and in attaining high s...

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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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Chapter III. -- THE RISE OF DEMOCRACY.

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Source(s): American Eloquence, Volume 1 Studies in American Political History (1896); 3/1/2006, p43-62, 20p

Abstract: The article presents speeches of several representatives from various U.S. States on the rise of democracy in the House of Representatives including the inaugural address of Thomas Jefferson as president of the country in March 4, 1801, John Randolph o...

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Chapter IV. -- THE RISE OF NATIONALITY.

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Source(s): American Eloquence, Volume 1 Studies in American Political History (1896); 3/1/2006, p62-93, 32p

Abstract: The article presents speeches of several representatives from various states in the U.S. delivered at the U.S. Senate on the rise of nationality including Robert Y. Hayne on Mr. Foot's resolution on January 21, 1830, Daniel Webster in reply to Hayne on...

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CHAPTER XII: STORY OF THE UNFORTUNATE MAN, FROM WHICH MAY BE GATHERED WHETHER OR NO HE HAS BEEN JUSTLY SO ENTITLED.

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Source(s): Confidence-Man; 1/1/1857, p37-39, 3p

Abstract: Chapter 12 of the book ""The Confidence-Man: His Masquerade" is presented. It explores a gloomy satire on American life and the state of distrust that exists between human beings. This chapter focuses the main character, who is a con artist, and his ex...

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STATE DEPARTMENT INFORMATION PROGRAM--INFORMATION CENTERS, March 25.

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Source(s): McCarthy Hearings 1953-1954; 2003, p999-1013, 15p

Abstract: Presents the transcript of the hearing conducted by the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations of the Committee on Government Operations under Chairman Joseph R. McCarthy, on the alleged communist influences in the Information Centers of ...

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