Selected American speeches on basic issues (1850-1950) /
Houghton Mifflin Company,
|Series:||Legal classics library.
Slavery in America and the world: history, culture & law.
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.