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American historical documents, 1000-1904 With introductions, notes and illus.

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Harvard classics ; v. 43.
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Winchester Comm. PL - Winchester 808.8 ELI (Text) 76682000070728 Adult Nonfiction Available -

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  • Physical Description: 462 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Collier, [1910]

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The voyages to Vinland (c. 1000).--The letter of Columbus to Luis de Sant Angel announcing his discovery (1493).--Amerigo Vespucci's account of his first voyage (1497).--John Cabot's discovery of North America (1497).--First Charter of Virginia (1606).--The Mayflower compact (1620).--The fundamental orders of Connecticut (1639).--The Massachusetts body of liberties (1641).--Arbitary government described and the Government of the Massachusetts vindicated from that aspersion, by J. Winthrop (1644).--The instrument of government (1653).--A healing question, by H. Vane (1656).--John Eliot's Brief narrative (1670).--Declaration of rights (1765).--The Declaration of independence (1776).--The Mecklenburg declaration of independence (1775).--Articles of confederation (1777).--Articles of capitulation, Yorktown (1781).--Treaty with Great Britain (1783).--Constitution of the United States (1787).--The Federalist, nos. 1 and 2 (1787).--Opinion of Chief Justice Marshall, in the case of McCulloch vs. the State of Maryland (1819).--Washington's First inaugural address (1789).--Treaty with the Six Nations (1794).--Washington's Farewell address (1796).--Treaty with France (Louisiana Purchase, 1803).--Treaty with Great Britain (End of War of 1812) (1814).--Arrangement as to the naval force to be respectively maintained on the American lakes (1817).--Treaty with Spain (Acquisition of Florida) (1819).--The Monroe doctrine (1823).--Webster-Ashburton treaty with Great Britain (1842).--Treaty with Mexico (1848).--Fugitive slave act (1850).--Lincoln's First inaugural address (1861).--Emancipation proclamation (1863).--Haskell's Account of the Battle of Gettysburg.--Lincoln's Gettysburg address (1863).--Proclamation of amnesty (1863).--Lincoln's Letter to Mrs. Bixby (1864).--Terms of Lee's surrender at Appomattox (1865).--Lee's Farewell to his army (1865).--Lincoln's Second inaugural address(1866).--Treaty with Russia (Alaska purchase) (1867).--Annexation of the Hawaiian Islands (1898).--Recognition of the independence of Cuba (1898).--Treaty with Spain (Cession of Porto Rico and the Philippines) (1898).--Convention between the United States and the Republic of Panama (1904).
Subject: United States > History > Sources.
Genre: Sources.

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Harvard classics ; v. 43.

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