Important Historical Documents

Important Documents in US History

100 American documents

Declaration of Independence

Articles of Confederation

US Constitution

Federalist Papers #10 and #51

Bill of Rights

George Washington’s Farewell Address

Missouri Compromise

Monroe Doctrine

Emancipation Proclamation

Gettysburg Address

Sherman Anti-Trust Act

Roosevelt’s Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine

Zimmermann Telegram

Wilson’s 14 Points

Roosevelt’s Four Freedom’s Address

Executive Order 9066

Truman Doctrine

Eisenhower’s Farewell Address

Kennedy’s Inaugural Address

Civil Rights Act 1964

American Speeches

Top 100 American Speeches

Martin Luther King, Jr.: “I Have a Dream”

John F. Kennedy: “Inaugural Address”

Dwight D. Eisenhower: “Farewell Address”

Richard M. Nixon: “The Great Silent Majority”

John F. Kennedy: “Ich bin ein Berliner”

Hillary Rodham Clinton: “Women’s Rights are Human Rights”

Franklin D. Roosevelt: “The Four Freedoms”

Stokely Carmichael: “Black Power”

William Jennings Bryan: “Cross of Gold”

Jimmy Carter: “Energy and the National Goals- A Crisis of Confidence”

Important Documents in World History

Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Atlantic Charter

Hammurabi’s Code

Ten Commandments

Important Speeches in World History

Winston Churchill’s “Iron Curtain”

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