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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.

Publication Type:Primary Source

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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TO MR. A. DONALD.

Publication Type:Primary Source

Source(s):Writings of Thomas Jefferson: Library Edition - Volume 6; 1/1/1853, p76-76, 1/3p

Abstract:A letter about the conventions that declare human rights on freedom of religion, freedom of the press, and freedom of commerce against monopolies is presented.

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Civil Rights Act of 1866.

Publication Type:Primary Source

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.

Publication Type:Primary Source

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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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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