A Documentary History of the United States

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New American Library, 1991 - United States - 415 pages
Available for the first time in a single edition are the documents, speeches, and letters that have forge American history, accompanied by interperetations of their significance by a noted historian and scholar. Included in this invaluable volume are: the complete text of the Declaration of Independence; the complete Constitution of the United States; the Monroe Doctrine; the Emancipation Proclamation, and many more.

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Contents

FOREWORD
7
THE LAW OF THE LAND
19
FEDERALISTS VS REPUBLICANS
49
Copyright

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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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