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The Will of the People: Readings in American Democracy

The Will of the People: Readings in American Democracy

ADU-WP | ISBN 978-1-880323-95-3 | Softcover |
80 pages



$12.95

How relevant are historical documents to the United States today? Are Americans still grappling with the same issues that inspired historical texts? The Will of the People: Readings in American Democracy brings together 14 monumental texts and invites discussion of their meaning and continuing significance. Each text is accompanied by discussion questions.

Declaration of Independence
The Federalist Papers (Nos. 10, 51, 78)
Constitution of the United States of America
Farewell Address
George Washington
Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions, Seneca Falls Convention
Emancipation Proclamation
Abraham Lincoln
Gettysburg Address
Abraham Lincoln
Second Inaugural Address
Abraham Lincoln
Address to the First Annual Meeting of the American Equal Rights Association
Sojourner Truth
The United States of America v. Susan B. Anthony
Let America Be America Again
Langston Hughes
Letter from Birmingham Jail
Martin Luther King Jr.

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