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By Christopher Burkett

The Ashbrook Center’s 50 middle American files is intended to introduce

readers to America’s tale because it has opened up from the yankee Founding

into the 20th Century. some of the records emphasize America’s

uniqueness and contributions to the area, yet in addition they current different

views on a few of the significant matters and disputes in American background and government,

especially at the that means of liberty, the injustice of slavery, and the

demands of development. Taken as such, the files show a type of political

dialogue to readers, an ongoing and profoundly consequential conversation

about how american citizens have agreed and sometimes disagreed at the which means of

freedom and self-government. 50 middle American files invitations teachers

and electorate alike to affix during this American political dialogue.

The Ashbrook middle restores and strengthens the capacities of the American

people for constitutional self-government. the heart teaches scholars and

teachers throughout our state why the United States is outstanding and what America

represents within the lengthy heritage of the realm. Ashbrook is the nation’s largest

university-based educator within the enduring ideas and perform of unfastened government

in the U.S., supplying courses and assets for students,

teachers, and electorate.

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Board of Education of Topeka I and II 48. “I Have a Dream” Speech 49. “Great Society” Speech 50. “A Time for Choosing” Ashbrook Center at Ashland University About the Editor � 2013 Ashbrook Center, Ashland University “I Have a Dream” Speech © 1963 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. © renewed 1991 Coretta Scott King. , c/o Writers House as agent for the proprietor New York, NY Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data 50 Core American Documents: Required Reading for Students, Teachers, and Citizens; Edited by Christopher Burkett p.

Proclamation Regarding Nullification 26. Speech on the Oregon Bill 27. ” 28. Speech on the Repeal of the Missouri Compromise 29. Dred Scott v. Sandford 30. Fragment on the Constitution and Union 31. “Corner Stone” Speech 32. Final Emancipation Proclamation 33. Gettysburg Address 34. Resolution Submitting the Thirteenth Amendment to the States 35. Second Inaugural Address 36. Oration in Memory of Abraham Lincoln 37. Plessy v. Ferguson 38. Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine 39. New Nationalism Speech 40.

The actual Enumeration shall be made within three Years after the first Meeting of the Congress of the United States, and within every subsequent Term of ten Years, in such Manner as they shall by Law direct. The Number of Representatives shall not exceed one for every thirty Thousand, but each State shall have at Least one Representative; and until such enumeration shall be made, the State of New Hampshire shall be entitled to chuse three, Massachusetts eight, Rhode-Island and Providence Plantations one, Connecticut five, New-York six, New Jersey four, Pennsylvania eight, Delaware one, Maryland six, Virginia ten, North Carolina five, South Carolina five, and Georgia three.

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