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State of the Union Address

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This eBook was produced by James Linden.

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Dates of addresses by Herbert Hoover in this eBook: December 3, 1929 December 2, 1930 December 8, 1931 December 6, 1932

State of the Union Address Herbert Hoover December 3, 1929

To the Senate and House of Representatives:

The Constitution requires that the President "shall, from time to time, give to the Congress information of the state of the Union, and recommend to their consideration such measures as he shall judge necessary and expedient." In complying wi...

State of the Union Address –by: Dwight D. (Dwight David) Eisenhower

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This eBook was produced by James Linden.

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Dates of addresses by Dwight D. Eisenhower in this eBook: February 2, 1953 January 7, 1954 January 6, 1955 January 5, 1956 January 10, 1957 January 9, 1958 January 9, 1959 January 7, 1960 January 12, 1961

State of the Union Address Dwight D. Eisenhower February 2, 1953

Mr. President, Mr. Speaker, Members of the Eighty third Congress:

I welcome the honor of appearing before you to deliver my first message to the Congress.

It is manifestly the joint p...

The Agrarian Crusade; a chronicle of the farmer in politics –by: Solon J. (Solon Justus) Buck

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THE AGRARIAN CRUSADE

A CHRONICLE OF THE FARMER IN POLITICS

By Solon J. Buck

Volume 45, The Chronicles Of America Series

Allen Johnson, Editor

PREFACE

Rapid growth accompanied by a somewhat painful readjustment has been one of the leading characteristics of the history of the United States during the last half century. In the West the change has been so swift and spectacular as to approach a complete metamorphosis. With the passing of the frontier has gone something of the old freedom and the old opportunity; and the inevitable change has brought forth ine...

Under the Prophet in Utah; the National Menace of a Political Priestcraft –by: Harvey Jerrold O Higgins

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UNDER THE PROPHET IN UTAH

The National Menace of a Political Priestcraft

By Frank J. Cannon

Formerly United States Senator from Utah

and

Harvey J. O'Higgins

Author "The Smoke Eaters," "Don a Dreams," etc.

Contents

Chapter

Note Introduction Foreword I In the Days of the Raid II On a Mission to Washington III Without a Country IV The Manifesto V On the Road to Freedom VI The Goal and After VII The First Betrayals VIII The Church and the Interests IX ...

Franklin Delano Roosevelt s First Inaugural Address

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Inaugural Address of Franklin Delano Roosevelt Given in Washington, D.C. March 4th, 1933

President Hoover, Mr. Chief Justice, my friends:

This is a day of national consecration, and I am certain that on this day my fellow Americans expect that on my induction into the Presidency I will address them with a candor and a decision which the present situation of our people impels. This is preeminently the time to speak the truth, the whole truth, frankly and boldly. Nor need we shrink from honestly fac...

History of Woman Suffrage, Volume I

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HISTORY OF WOMAN SUFFRAGE.

Edited by

ELIZABETH CADY STANTON, SUSAN B. ANTHONY, AND MATILDA JOSLYN GAGE.

Illustrated with Steel Engravings.

In Three Volumes.

VOL. I.

1848 1861.

"GOVERNMENTS DERIVE THEIR JUST POWERS FROM THE CONSENT OF THE GOVERNED."

[Illustration: FRANCES WRIGHT (with autograph).]

Second Edition.

Susan B. Anthony. Rochester, N. Y.: Charles Mann. London: 25 Henrietta Street, Covent Garden. Paris. G. Fischbacher, 33 Rue De Seine. 1889.

Copyright, 1881, by Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, and Matilda Josl...

Second Treatise of Government

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SECOND TREATISE OF GOVERNMENT by JOHN LOCKE

Digitized by Dave Gowan . John Locke's "Second Treatise of Government" was published in 1690. The complete unabridged text has been republished several times in edited commentaries. This text is recovered entire from the paperback book, "John Locke Second Treatise of Government", Edited, with an Introduction, By C.B. McPherson, Hackett Publishing Company, Indianapolis and Cambridge, 1980. None of the McPherson edition is included in the Etext below; only the original words contained in the 1690 Locke text ...

The Gilded Age, A Tale of Today –by: Mark Twain

The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today is an 1873 novel by Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner that satirizes greed and political corruption in post-Civil War America. The term gilded age, commonly given to the era, comes from the title of this book. Twain and Warner got the name from Shakespeare's King John (1595): "To gild refined gold, to paint the lily... is wasteful and ridiculous excess." Gilding a lily, which is already beautiful and not in need of further adornment, is excessive and wasteful, characteristics of the age Twain and Warner wrote about in their novel. Another interp...

Up From Slavery –by: Booker T. Washington

Up From Slavery is the 1901 autobiography of Booker T. Washington detailing his slow and steady rise from a slave child during the Civil War, to the difficulties and obstacles he overcame to get an education at the new Hampton University, to his work establishing vocational schools—most notably the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama—to help black people and other disadvantaged minorities learn useful, marketable skills and work to pull themselves, as a race, up by the bootstraps. He reflects on the generosity of both teachers and philanthropists who helped in educating blacks and nati...

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