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The Declaration of Independence : origins and impact

Author: Scott Douglas Gerber
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : CQ Press, ©2002.
Series: Landmark events in U.S. history series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Battle of Gettysburg attained a special aura that has distinguished it ever since. Boston journalist Charles Carleton Coffin dubbed it "the high water mark" of the rebellion, while others described it as the "turning point of the war." But it was President Lincoln who most eloquently expressed Gettysburg's significance. On 19 November 1863, Lincoln delivered "a few appropriate remarks" at the dedication of the  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Declaration of Independence.
Washington, D.C. : CQ Press, ©2002
(OCoLC)654662826
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Scott Douglas Gerber
ISBN: 1568027052 9781568027050
OCLC Number: 50079821
Description: xvii, 347 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Drafting the Declaration / Gerard W. Gawalt --
The political theory of the Declaration of Independence / Garrett Ward Sheldon --
Abraham Lincoln and the universal meaning of the Declaration of Independence / Harry V. Jaffa --
Clarence Thomas, civil rights, and the Declaration of Independence / Scott Douglas Gerber --
The Declaration of Independence and the Articles of Confederation : a completed constitutional covenant / Robert W. Hoffert --
The Declaration of Independence, the U.S. Constitution, and the Bill of Rights / Thomas G. West --
The Declaration of Independence as viewed from the states / John C. Eastman --
The Declaration of Independence, Congress, and presidents of the United States / Charles A. Kromkowski --
The Declaration of Independence in the Supreme Court / Mark D. Hall --
Frederick Douglass, Martin Luther King Jr., and Malcolm X interpret the Declaration of Independence / Keith D. Miller --
Women, equality, and the Declaration of Independence / Bonnie L. Ford --
Reception of the Declaration of Independence / David Thelen.
Series Title: Landmark events in U.S. history series.
Responsibility: Scott Douglas Gerber, editor.

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Explains: founding of America and its role in the crafting and interpretation of the Constitution and Bill of Rights; how historical figures like Abigail Adams, Martin Luther King Jr, Abraham  Read more...
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