Selected American speeches on basic issues (1850-1950) /

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Other Authors: Brandt, Carl G. (Editor), Shafter, Edward M., Jr., 1926- (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Company, [1960]
Series:Legal classics library.
Slavery in America and the world: history, culture & law.
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Table of Contents:
  • pt. 1. Time of civil strife: slavery and states' rights: Henry Clay: Compromise Speech of 1850
  • John C. Calhoun: Compromise Speech of 1850
  • Daniel Webster: Compromise Speech of 1850
  • Stephen A. Douglas: The Kansas-Nebraska Bill
  • Abraham Lincoln: The Cooper Institute Address
  • Henry W. Grady: The race problem in the South
  • pt. 2. The dawn of the twentieth century: American nationalism and expansion: William Jennings Bryan: The Cross of Gold Speech
  • Robert G. Ingersoll: The Chicago and New York Gold Speech
  • Albert J. Beveridge: The Star of Empire
  • Carl Schurz: The policy of imperialism
  • Theodore Roosevelt: The man with the muck rake
  • pt. 3. World Wars I and II: crises and controversies: Woodrow Wilson: "Too Proud to Fight" Speech: war message
  • Robert M. LaFollette: Against war with Germany
  • William Howard Taft: For the League of Nations
  • Henry Cabot Lodge: Against the Constitution of the League of Nations
  • William E. Borah: Against the League of Nations
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt: A plea for neutrality: America's answer to Japan's challenge.