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American Political Rhetoric A Reader

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ISBN-10: 0742542033

ISBN-13: 9780742542037

Edition: 5th 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Peter Augustine Lawler, Robert Martin Schaefer

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American Political Rhetoric is the only reader designed for introductory classes in American politics and government that is both focused on fundamental political principles and includes nothing but classic examples of our nation's political rhetoric. The fourth edition of this book is completely reorganized, with material both contemporary and classic added to each chapter. The most noteworthy innovations include a separate chapter on gender and the latest Supreme Court opinions on school prayer and abortion.
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Book details

List price: $44.00
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/25/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 440
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Founding Principles
The Declaration of Independence (1776)
Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America, vol. 1 (1835)
The Northwest Ordinance (1787)
Federalist 9
Federalist 10
Federalist 47
Federalist 48
Federalist 49
Federalist 51
Centinel, Letter I (1787)
James Madison, On Property (1792)
George Washington, Farewell Address (1796)
Thomas Jefferson, Letter to John Adams (1813)
Federalism
Federalist 39
Thomas Jefferson, Notes on the State of Virginia (1784)
McCulloch v. Maryland (1819)
Hammer v. Dagenhart (1918)
United States v. Darby (1941)
Ronald W. Reagan, State of the Union Address (1982)
Garcia v. San Antonio Metropolitan Transit Authority (1985)
U.S. Term Limits, Inc. v. Thornton (1995)
United States v. Lopez (1995)
President and Congress
Federalist 57
Federalist 63
Federalist 70
Federalist 71
Federalist 73
Abraham Lincoln, Message to Congress in Special Session (1861)
Franklin D. Roosevelt, Message to Congress (1942)
The War Powers Resolution (1973)
United States v. Nixon (1974)
Gerald R. Ford, The Nixon Pardon (1974)
George H. W. Bush, Message to the House of Representatives Returning without Approval the Foreign Relations Authorization Act (1989)
George W. Bush, September 11, 2001 (2001)
Rasul v. Bush (2004)
Richard B. Cheney, Remarks at the State Funeral for Ronald W. Reagan (2004)
Judiciary
Brutus, Essay XI (1788)
Federalist 78
Marbury v. Madison (1803)
Abraham Lincoln, First Inaugural Address (1861)
William J. Brennan Jr., Speech to the Text and Teaching Symposium, Georgetown University (1985)
Robert H. Bork, Interpreting the Constitution (1987)
Griswold v. Connecticut (1965)
Roe v. Wade (1973)
Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey (1992)
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Speaking in a Judicial Voice (1992)
Stenberg v. Carhart (2000)
Lee v. Weisman (1992)
Santa Fe Independent School District v. Jane Doe (2000)
Constitutional Preservation and Political Change
Thomas Jefferson, Letter to Nehemiah Dodge and Others: A Committee of the Danbury Baptist Association, in the State of Connecticut (1802)
Abraham Lincoln, The Perpetuation of Our Political Institutions: Address Before the Young Men's Lyceum of Springfield, Illinois (1838)
Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America, vol. 2: What Sort of Despotism Democratic Nations Have to Fear (1840)
Abraham Lincoln, Final Text of the Address Delivered at the Dedication of the Cemetery at Gettysburg (1863)
Woodrow Wilson, Constitutional Government in the United States (1908)
Franklin D. Roosevelt, Commonwealth Club Campaign Speech (1932)
Franklin D. Roosevelt, Address to the Young Democratic Clubs of America (1935)
Franklin D. Roosevelt, Fireside Chat on Party Primaries (1938)
Franklin D. Roosevelt, Message on the State of the Union (1944)
The Port Huron Statement (1962)
Lyndon B. Johnson, State of the Union Address (1964)
Lyndon B. Johnson, Commencement Address at the University of Michigan (1964)
Ronald W. Reagan, State of the Union Address (1982)
Mario M. Cuomo, Speech Delivered at the Harvard Class Day (1985)
Vaclav Havel, Address to a Joint Session of Congress (1990)
Dan Quayle, Restoring Basic Values, Strengthening the Family (1992)
Bill Clinton, Remarks at the Welfare Reform Bill Signing (1996)
Bill Clinton, Remarks on the Human Genome Project (2000)
George W. Bush, Remarks on Stem Cell Research (2001)
Civil Rights: Race
Dred Scott v. Sandford (1857)
Sections of the U.S. Constitution Concerning Slavery
Thomas Jefferson, Draft of the Declaration of Independence (1776)
Thomas Jefferson, Notes on the State of Virginia (1784)
David Walker, Appeal to the Coloured Citizens of the World (1829)
Abraham Lincoln, Speech on the Repeal of the Missouri Compromise (1854)
Frederick Douglass, Address for the Promotion of Colored Enlistment (1864)
Frederick Douglass, Oration in Memory of Abraham Lincoln (1876)
Alexander Stephens, The "Corner Stone" Speech (1861)
Plessy v. Ferguson (1896)
Brown v. Board of Education (1954)
Martin Luther King Jr., Letter from a Birmingham Jail (1963)
Martin Luther King Jr., I Have a Dream (1963)
Lyndon B. Johnson, Address on Voting Rights (1965)
South Carolina v. Katzenbach (1966)
Regents of the University of California v. Bakke (1978)
Fullilove v. Klutznick (1980)
Richmond v. J. A. Croson Co. (1989)
Adarand Constructors, Inc. v. Pena (1995)
Grutter v. Bollinger (2003)
Civil Rights: Gender
Abigail Adams, Letter to John Adams (1776)
John Adams, Letter to Abigail Adams (1776)
The Seneca Falls Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions (1848)
Frederick Douglass, Woman's Suffrage Movement (1870)
Jane Addams, Why Women Should Vote (1910)
Rostker v. Goldberg (1981)
Jeane Kirkpatrick, Address to the Women's Forum (1984)
Barbara Jordan, Change: From What to What? (1992)
Romer v. Evans (1996)
Lawrence v. Texas (2003)
Foreign Policy
Federalist 23
Alexander Hamilton, Pacificus, Letter No. 1 (1793)
James Madison, Helvidius, Letter No. 1 (1793)
George Washington, Farewell Address (1796)
Franklin D. Roosevelt, "Four Freedoms" Speech (1941)
George F. Kennan, The Sources of Soviet Conduct (1947)
Harry S Truman, Special Message to Congress on Greece and Turkey: The Truman Doctrine (1947)
Dwight D. Eisenhower, Farewell Address (1961)
John F. Kennedy, "Ich bin ein Berliner" (1963)
Jimmy Carter, Address at the University of Notre Dame (1977)
Jeane Kirkpatrick, Address Before the American Enterprise Institute (1981)
Ronald W. Reagan, Address to the British Parliament (1982)
Malcolm Wallop, Defense Policy after the Cold War (1992)