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A Bill Concerning Slaves

A bill concerning slaves in Virginia.

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Resolutions on the Stamp Act

Resolutions on the Stamp Act, Massachusetts Assembly

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The Continental Congress’ Declaration of Rights and Grievances

 We have several times promised to treat our readers with a correct copy of this venerable….

Platt Amendment

Author:   Elihu Root Date:1901 Annotation: In 1901, after the United States had occupied Cuba for five years, Secretary of …

First Open Door Note

Author:   John Hay Date:1899 Annotation: First Open Door Note. In 1899, Secretary of State John Hay issued a statement addressing …

The Hawaiian Situation: Our Present Duty

Author:   William M. Springer Date:1893 Annotation: Hawaiian annexation, 1893   Document: In the complications which have arisen recently in the Hawaiian Islands …

A Plea for Annexation

Author:   John Stevens Date:1893 Annotation: An article that appeared in The North American Review concerning the annexation of Hawaii. John Stevens, …

Sea Power

Author:   Alfred T. Mahan Date:1890 Annotation: Alfred Thayer Mahan was influential in helping to build-up naval defenses before World …

Plessy v. Ferguson

Date:1896 Annotation: In 1890, Louisiana passed a law prohibiting people of different races from traveling together on trains. This …

Populist Party Platform

Date:1896 Annotation: Platform of the Populist Party in 1896. In the late 19th century, the Populist Party increased in popularity …

Should the Chinese Be Excluded?

Date:1893 Annotation: Article on Chinese exclusion in the North American Review. The United States imposed the Chinese Exclusion Act in …

Chinese Exclusion Bill

Date:1892 Annotation: Article on Chinese Exclusion Bill in the American Missionary. Document: The Chinese Exclusion Bill, 1892 Undoubtedly this nation must throw …

Wovoka’s Message

Author:   James Mooney Date:1891 Annotation: James Mooney, an ethnologist with the Bureau of American Ethnology, was sent to investigate …

The Ghost Dance

Date:1890 Annotation: Mrs. Z.A. Parker, a white woman, gave an eyewitness account of a Ghost Dance she observed while …
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