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ARKANSAS GOVERNORS AND UNITED STATES SENATORS
John L. Ferguson State Historian
Arkansas History Commission Little Rock
This list of Arkansas governors and United States senators, with brief biographies of each person who has served in these offices, is intended to benefit students and others who have expressed interest in a published summary of such information. We have omitted the dozens of "acting governors," including some who served for substantial periods of time, as well as ...
This eBook was produced by James Linden.
The addresses are separated by three asterisks:
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...
CAPTAIN D.D. SHEEHAN
BARRISTER AT LAW
LATE M.P. FOR MID CORK
90 GREAT RUSSELL STREET, W.C.1
I. A LEADER APPEARS
II. A LEA...
THE AGRARIAN CRUSADE
A CHRONICLE OF THE FARMER IN POLITICS
By Solon J. Buck
Volume 45, The Chronicles Of America Series
Allen Johnson, Editor
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 Frank J. Cannon
Formerly United States Senator from Utah
Harvey J. O'Higgins
Author "The Smoke Eaters," "Don a Dreams," etc.
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 ...
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
HISTORY OF WOMAN SUFFRAGE.
ELIZABETH CADY STANTON, SUSAN B. ANTHONY, AND MATILDA JOSLYN GAGE.
Illustrated with Steel Engravings.
In Three Volumes.
"GOVERNMENTS DERIVE THEIR JUST POWERS FROM THE CONSENT OF THE GOVERNED."
[Illustration: FRANCES WRIGHT (with autograph).]
Susan B. Anthony.
Rochester, N. Y.: Charles Mann.
London: 25 Henrietta Street, Covent Garden.
Paris. G. Fischbacher, 33 Rue De Seine.
Copyright, 1881, by
Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, and
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
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 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...