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Founding Principles
THE NORTHWEST ORDINANCE (1787)
FEDERALIST 9
FEDERALIST 10
FEDERALIST 47
FEDERALIST 48
FEDERALIST 49
FEDERALIST 51
JAMES MADISON, ON PROPERTY (1792)
GEORGE WASHINGTON, FAREWELL ADDRESS (1796)
THOMAS JEFFERSON, LETTER TO JOHN ADAMS (1813)
FEDERALIST 39
Federalism
THOMAS JEFFERSON, NOTES ON THE STATE OF VIRGINIA (1784)
MCCULLOCH v. MARYLAND (1819)
HAMMER v. DAGENHART (1918)
UNITED STATES v. DARBY (1941)
GARCIA v. SAN ANTONIO METROPOLITAN TRANSIT AUTHORITY (1985)
UNITED STATES v. LOPEZ (1995)
FEDERALIST 57
President and Congress
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 W. BUSH, SEPTEMBER 11, 2001 [2001]
BRUTUS, ESSAY XI (1788)
Judiciary
FEDERALIST 78
MARBURY v. MADISON (1803)
ABRAHAM LINCOLN, FIRST INAUGURAL ADDRESS (1861)
FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVET, COURT-PACKING ADDRESS (1937)
GRISWOLD v. CONNECTICUT (1965)
ROE v. WADE (1973)
RUTH BADER GINSBURG, SPEAKING IN A JUDICIAL VOICE (1992)
GONZALES v. CARHART (2007)
LEE v. WEISMAN (1992)
MCCREARY v. AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION (2005)
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA v. HELLER (2008)
JAMES MADISON, PARTIES (1792)
Parties and Elections
FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, FIRESIDE CHAT ON PARTY PRIMARIES (1938)
THE MCGOVERN-FRASER COMMISSION REPORT (1971)
Constitutional Preservation and Political Change
LYNDON B. JOHNSON, STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS (1964)
RONALD REAGAN, STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS (1982)
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)
DRED SCOTT v. SANDFORD (1857)
Civil Rights: Race
SECTIONS OF THE U.S. CONSTITUTION CONCERNING SLAVERY
THOMAS JEFFERSON, NOTES ON THE STATE OF VIRGINIA (1784)
ALEXANDER STEPHENS, CORNERSTONE SPEECH (1861)
PLESSY v. FERGUSON (1896)
BROWN v. BOARD OF EDUCATION (1954)
LYNDON B. JOHNSON, ADDRESS ON VOTING RIGHTS (1965)
REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA v. BAKKE (1978)
JOHN ADAMS, LETTER TO ABIGAIL ADAMS (1776)
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)
FEDERALIST 23
Foreign Policy
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)
DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, FAREWELL ADDRESS (1961)
JIMMY CARTER, ADDRESS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME (1977)
RONALD REAGAN, ADDRESS TO THE BRITISH PARLIAMENT (1982)
GEORGE W. BUSH, SECOND INAUGURAL ADDRESS (2005)
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American Political Rhetoric: Essential Speeches and Writings on Founding Principles and Contemporary Controversies

American Political Rhetoric: Essential Speeches and Writings on Founding Principles and Contemporary Controversies

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American Political Rhetoric is the only reader for introductory classes in American politics and government and political communication designed to explore fundamental political principles through classic examples of political rhetoric, from the Declaration of Independence to today. Selections include the entire political spectrum and contributors range from the founders to elected public officials, Supreme Court opinions, and representatives of historic movements for social change. Organized thematically, American Political Rhetoric allows students to explore the institutions of government and current controversies in civil rights, race, gender, and America's role in the world as the issues have evolved over time.
American Political Rhetoric is the only reader for introductory classes in American politics and government and political communication designed to explore fundamental political principles through classic examples of political rhetoric, from the Declaration of Independence to today. Selections include the entire political spectrum and contributors range from the founders to elected public officials, Supreme Court opinions, and representatives of historic movements for social change. Organized thematically, American Political Rhetoric allows students to explore the institutions of government and current controversies in civil rights, race, gender, and America's role in the world as the issues have evolved over time.

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