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By Richard Hofstadter, Beatrice K. Hofstadter

Original yr of publication: 1969; 1982

The 3rd quantity in nice matters In American heritage, From Reconstruction to the current Day is now up-to-date and revised to incorporate one other decade of yank historical past. Beatrice okay. Hofstadter, spouse of the past due Richard Hofstadter and herself an historian who labored with him heavily at the unique variation, has extra a brand new part masking 1970 to 1981 and rearranged different sections within the gentle of what has considering the fact that proved to be of lasting significance. This choice of major files in American historical past now is going from Lincoln's Proclamation at the Wade-Davis invoice on July eight, 1864, to Reagan's tackle on fingers keep an eye on Negotiations on November 18, 1981.

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Samuel Gompers, Letter on hard work in business Society, September 1894 7. Pollock v. Farmers’ mortgage and belief Co. , 1895 eight. John Marshall Harlan, Dissenting Opinion in Pollock v. Farmers’ personal loan and belief Co. , 1895 nine. U. S. v. E. C. Knight and Co. , 1895 10. John Marshall Harlan, Dissenting Opinion in U. S. v. E. C. Knight and Co. , 1895 half III: AGRARIAN PROTEST advent rfile 1. Resolutions of a gathering of the Illinois kingdom Farmers’ organization, April 1873 2. Munn v. Illinois. 1877 three. Stephen J. box, Dissenting Opinion in Munn v. Illinois, 1877 four. Populist celebration Platform, July four, 1892 five. Grover Cleveland, Message at the Repeal of the Sherman Silver buy Act, August eight, 1893 6. W. H. (“Coin”) Harvey, Coin’s monetary tuition, 1894 7. James Laurence Laughlin, resolution to “Coin” Harvey, 1895 eight. William Jennings Bryan, move of Gold Speech, July eight, 1896 nine. William Allen White, “What’s the problem with Kansas? ,” August sixteen, 1896 half IV: IMPERIALISM AND conflict advent record 1. Josiah robust, Our state, 1885 2. Henry Cabot hotel, “Our Blundering international Policy,” March 1895 three. William McKinley, conflict Message to Congress, April eleven, 1898 four. Walter Hines web page, “The warfare with Spain and After,” June 1898 five. Platform of the yank Anti-Imperialist League, October 17, 1899 6. Woodrow Wilson, attraction for Neutrality, August 19, 1914 7. Woodrow Wilson, Peace with out Victory tackle, January 22, 1917 eight. Woodrow Wilson, Speech for assertion of struggle opposed to Germany, April 2, 1917 nine. George W. Norris, Speech opposed to announcement of battle, April four, 1917 10. Woodrow Wilson, Speech at the Fourteen issues, January eight, 1918 eleven. Woodrow Wilson, Speech at the Covenant of the League of countries, February 14, 1919 12. William E. Borah, Speech at the League of countries, November 19, 1919 half V: PROGRESSIM advent record 1. Lincoln Steffens, The disgrace of the towns, 1904 2. George Washington Plunkitt, “Honest Graft,” 1905 three. Walter Lippmann, “The issues of Muckraking,” 1914 four. Lochner v. ny, 1905 five. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Dissenting Opinion in Lochner v. ny, 1905 6. Muller v. Oregon, 1908 7. David Wilcox, Testimony on Railroad Reform, January 21, 1905 eight. William P. Hepburn, Speech on Railroad Reform, February 7, 1906 nine. Willian Allen White, The previous Order Changeth, 1910 10. Elihu Root, Experiments in govt, 1913 eleven. Theodore Roosevelt, recognition Speech, August 6, 1912 12. Woodrow Wilson. the recent Freedom. 1913 thirteen. file of the Pujo Committee, February 28, 1913 14. Woodrow Wilson, First Inaugural deal with, March four, 1913 half VI: PROSPERITY AND melancholy INTRODUTION rfile 1. Hammer v. Dagenhart, 1918 2. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Dissenting Opinion in Hammer v. Dagenhart, 1918 three. Abrams v. U. S. , 1919 four. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Dissenting Opinion in Abrams v. U. S. , 1919 five. Hiram W. Evans, “The Klan’s struggle for Americanism,” 1926 6. William Allen White, Letter at the Ku Klux Klan, September 17, 1921 7. innovative get together Platform, 1924 eight. Herbert Hoover, Rugged Individualism Speech, October 22, 1928 nine.

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