A Documentary History of the United States

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Signet Classic, 2002 - History - 533 pages
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This expanded and revised eighth edition of the single volume contains the complete texts of the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution of the United States, and other significant documents and speeches in American history. It also includes a new chapter on Barack Obama and his Inaugural Address. Available in a tall Premium Edition. Reissue.

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User Review  - Russell Zumwalt - Goodreads

A good overall look at US History from the Founding Fathers through the election of President Obama, with emphasis on the major events, speeches, essays, and writings/laws/court decisions. Read full review

Review: A Documentary History of the United States

User Review  - Marc - Goodreads

For some reason I was expecting a documentary history of the early history of tha US, not documents scattered across its entire history, whch for me was too spotty to engage deeply but which is indeed excellent material for bedtime perusing. Read full review

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Richard D. Heffner received his A.B. and M.A. from Columbia University and has taught history and political science at the University of California, Sarah Lawrence College, and the New School for Social Research. He has been University Professor of Communications and Public Policy at Rutgers since 1964. Mr. Heffner also produces and moderates his prize-winning weekly public television series, The Open Mind, and for twenty years was Chairman of the motion picture industry's film rating system. In addition to Democracy in America, Mr. Heffner is the editor of the Mentor book A Documentary History of the United States.

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