American Political Thought

ISBN-10: 1568029136

ISBN-13: 9781568029139

Edition: 5th 2004 (Revised)

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List price: $59.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: CQ Press
Publication date: 4/6/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 573
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English

Thematic table of contents
Introduction : American political thought
A revolutionary experiment : 1620-1800
The little speech (1639)
"Democracy is founded in scripture" (1717)
Observations concerning the increase of mankind, the peopling of countries, etc. (1751)
Excerpts from the Great law of peace of the Iroquois nations (n.d.)
Short hints towards a scheme for uniting the northern colonies (1754)
The Albany plan of union (1754)
"The rights of the colonists" (1772)
Common sense (1776)
The American crisis I (1777)
Rights of man - part one (1791)
The Declaration of Independence
The unanimous declaration of the thirteen United States of America (1776)
Articles of Confederation (ratified 1781)
"Thoughts on government" (1776)
"A defense of the Constitutions of the United States" (1787)
Correspondence with Abigail Adams (1776)
The Constitution of the United States of America (1787)
In favor of adoption of the Constitution
James Madison's Federalist essays (1787-88)
Alexander Hamilton's Federalist essays (1787-88)
Against adoption of the Constitution
Dissent of the Pennsylvania minority (1787)
Letter from Samuel Adams to Richard Henry Lee (1787)
Richard Henry Lee's Letters from a federal farmer (1787)
Report on credit (1790)
Opinion on the constitutionality of the bank (1791)
Report on manufacturers (1791)
"Madison's report to the Virginia general assembly" (1800)
Notes on Virginia (1785)
First inaugural address (1801)
Selected letters (1787-1823)
Development and democracy : 1800-1865
Marbury v. Madison (1803)
McCulloch v. Maryland (1819)
"The laboring classes" (1840)
"Civil disobedience" (1848)
"Declaration of sentiments and resolutions" (1848)
Address to the New York State legislature (1860)
Speech at the anti-slavery association (1848)
"The various phases of anti-slavery" (1855)
A disquisition on government (1848)
Cannibals all! (1857)
Speech on the Dred Scott decision (1857)
Letter to Boston republicans (1859)
Cooper union address (1860)
First inaugural address (1861)
Second annual message to Congress (1862)
The Gettysburg Address (1863)
Second inaugural address (1865)
Reconstruction and industrialization : 1865-1900
The Civil War Constitutional amendments and the failure of the "sixteenth" amendment
The thirteenth, fourteenth, and fifteenth amendments (1865- 70)
Excerpts from The revolution (1869)
Debates at meetings of the Equal Rights Association (1869)
Susan B. Anthony's statement at the close of her trial (1873)
Susan B. Anthony's petition to Congress for remission of her fine (1874)
What social classes owe to each other (1884)
"The conquest of the United States by Spain" (1899)
Looking backward (1888)
The Ocala demands (December 1890)
The Populist Party platform (1892)
"Revolution : the evolution of socialism" (1894)
The devil's dictionary (1911)
The war prayer (1923 [1904-5])
Black Elk speaks (1932)
The rise of the positive state : 1900-1945
The souls of black folk (1903)
"Anarchism : what it really stands for" (1907)
"The tragedy of woman's emancipation" (1910)
"Revolutionary unionism" (1905)
Speech to the jury (1918)
The promise of American life (1909)
The Progressive Party platform (1912)
Article V of the Colorado State Constitution, as amended (1910)
The progressive era constitutional amendments, sixteen through twenty-one (1913-33)
The nature of scientific management (1912)
"The meaning of democracy" (1912)
The public and its problems (1927)
The Commonwealth Club address (1932)
Campaign address (1936)
An economic bill of rights (1944)
Liberalism, the new left, and the new right, 1945-90
Inaugural speech (1961)
Letter from the Birmingham city jail (1963)
The Port Huron Statement (1962)
Our revolution is unique (1968)
A Sand County almanac (1966 [1949])
First inaugural address (1981)
State of the Union address (1984)
The culture of narcissism (1979)
Women and the common life (1997)
Economic justice for all : pastoral letter on Catholic social teaching and the U.S. economy (1986)
Articles of amendment ratified
Articles of amendment not ratified
California Proposition 209 (1989)
"Achieving the 'dream' : a challenge to liberals and conservatives in the spirit of Martin Luther King Jr." (1990)
Democracy and diversity, 1990-2004
"Ecofeminist visions" (written 1991, revised 1993 and 2004)
Second inaugural address (1997)
"On the politics of change" (1997)
The great betrayal (1998)
Free the children (1998)
All our relations : native struggles for land and life (1999)
The Green Party platform (2000)
The national security strategy of the United States of America (2002)
"Wealth, democracy, and campaign finance in the United States" (2004)
"Children's right to vote" (2004)
"Restoring popular sovereignty : toward a politics of issues" (2004)
"Identity, diversity, and education for democracy" (2004)
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