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The rights of the colonists.

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

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 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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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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CHAPTER I: MARY'S MEADOW.

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Source(s):Mary's Meadow; 3/ 1/2008, p2-46, 45p

Abstract:Chapter 1 of the book "Mary's Meadow" is presented. It explores the lawsuit between the author's father against the Old Squire, a very rich neighbor who wants to buy the two fields beyond Mary's Meadow which belong to father. It features Saxon, a yello...

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Chapter Nine.

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Source(s):Travels & Adventures of Monsieur Violet; 1/1/1843, p40-49, 10p

Abstract:Chapter Nine of the book "Travels and Adventures of Monsieur Violet" is presented. It explores the religion of the Shoshones' subdivision such as the Comanches, Apaches and Arrapahoes who believed in one God named Manitou. It highlights the arms and ac...

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CHAPTER XIII: THE HEART OF A FATHER.

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Source(s):Mary Gray; 1/ 1/1909, p55-59, 5p

Abstract:Chapter 13 of the book "Mary Gray" is presented. It explores the feelings of General Drummond towards his sister-in-law where he and her daughter Nelly had hardly ever had a thought of certain affection grew up on Nelly's part for Lady Drummond. It cit...

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CHAPTER II: Lobby.

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Source(s):Badge of Infamy; 1/ 1/1963, p6-10, 5p

Abstract:Chapter II of the book "Badge of Infamy" is presented. It discusses various political and social issues such as the struggle of people for absolute freedom, the efforts of citizens to lobby for reforms and the organization of several pressure groups. I...

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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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HUMAN RIGHTS AND THE ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COUNCIL (ECOSOC).

Publication Type:Government Document

Source(s):Henry J. Hyde United Nations Reform Act of 2005; 6/20/2005, Vol. 109 Issue H R 2745, p55-60, 6p

Abstract:The article focuses on human rights and the economic and social council which is included in the Henry J. Hyde United Nations Reform Act of 2005 submitted to the U.S. Senate on June 20, 2005. The human rights reforms that should be adopted by the Unite...

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1849 BILL TO ABOLISH SLAVERY IN THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA.

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Source(s):Writings of Abraham Lincoln: Volume 2: 1843-1858; 1/1/1888, p50-51, 2p

Abstract:The article presents a bill written by Abraham Lincoln for the abolition of slavery in the District of Columbia in 1849. It includes an in-depth analysis of the salient sections and points of the proposed legislation, as well as a discussion of the iss...

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