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Martin Luther King, Jr. (Library of Congress)

U.S. History II

Editor In Chief: Jonathan Rees, Colorado State University–Pueblo

Outside Reading
Textbook Articles Reconstruction (1863–1877)
Textbook Articles Industrialization
Textbook Articles The Labor Question
Textbook Articles Immigration: Atlantic and Pacific
Textbook Articles The Growth of Cities and Social Reform
Textbook Articles American Empire
Textbook Articles Westward Expansion
Textbook Articles Political and Business Reform: Populists and Progressives
Textbook Articles The United States and World War I
Textbook Articles The 1920s: Looking Forward, Looking Backward
Textbook Articles The Great Depression
Textbook Articles The New Deal
Textbook Articles The United States and World War II
Textbook Articles The United States and the Cold War
Textbook Articles Civil Rights in the United States
Textbook Articles The Counterculture
Textbook Articles The Vietnam War
Textbook Articles Conservatism and Reaganism
Textbook Articles Clinton, Bush, Obama, and the Age of Terror
Textbook Articles How to Read Primary Sources
Documents Homestead Act
Documents Thirteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution
Documents Black Code of Mississippi
Documents Testimony before the Joint Committee on Reconstruction on Atrocities in the South against Blacks
Documents Civil Rights Act of 1866
Documents Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution
Documents Treaty of Fort Laramie
Documents Ku Klux Klan Act
Documents National Quarantine Act
Documents Chinese Exclusion Act
Documents T. Thomas Fortune: "The Present Relations of Labor and Capital"
Documents Dawes Severalty Act
Documents Andrew Carnegie: “Wealth”
Documents Sherman Antitrust Act
Documents Samuel Gompers: Address to Workers in Louisville, Kentucky
Documents Jacob Riis: How the Other Half Lives
Documents Wounded Knee Massacre: Statements and Eyewitness Accounts
Documents Immigration Act of 1891
Documents Populist Party: Omaha Platform
Documents Jane Addams: "The Subjective Necessity for Social Settlements"
Documents Frederick Jackson Turner: “The Significance of the Frontier in American History”
Documents Eugene V. Debs: “Liberty”
Documents Booker T. Washington: Atlanta Exposition Address
Documents William Jennings Bryan: "Cross of Gold" Speech
Documents Plessy v. Ferguson
Documents William McKinley: "Benevolent Assimilation" Proclamation
Documents Thorstein Veblen: “Conspicuous Consumption”
Documents Eugene V. Debs: "How I Became a Socialist"
Documents W. E. B. Du Bois: The Souls of Black Folk
Documents Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine
Documents Ida B. Wells: "Booker T. Washington and His Critics"
Documents Pure Food and Drug Act
Documents Jane Addams: "Why Women Should Vote"
Documents Dillingham Commission Report
Documents Progressive Party Platform
Documents Billy Sunday: “Get on the Water Wagon”
Documents Emma Goldman: Speech against Conscription and War
Documents Robert La Follette: Speech Opposing War with Germany
Documents Zimmermann Telegram
Documents Woodrow Wilson: Address to Congress Leading to a Declaration of War against Germany
Documents Espionage Act
Documents Woodrow Wilson: Fourteen Points
Documents Eugene V. Debs: Antiwar Speech
Documents Sedition Act
Documents Volstead Act
Documents W. E. B. Du Bois: "Returning Soldiers"
Documents Schenck v. United States
Documents Margaret Sanger: “Birth Control and Racial Betterment”
Documents Anzia Yezierska: “How I Found America”
Documents Marcus Garvey: "The Principles of the Universal Negro Improvement Association"
Documents Immigration Act of 1924
Documents James Weldon Johnson: "Harlem: The Culture Capital"
Documents Alain Locke: "Enter the New Negro"
Documents William Jennings Bryan: Speech at the Scopes Trial
Documents Herbert Hoover: "Rugged Individualism" Campaign Speech
Documents Herbert Hoover: "The Consequences of the Proposed New Deal"
Documents Franklin D. Roosevelt: First Inaugural Address
Documents National Industrial Recovery Act
Documents Emergency Banking Relief Act
Documents John S. Gambs: "United We Eat"
Documents Wayne W. Parrish: Letter to Harry Hopkins
Documents Paul Taylor: “Again the Covered Wagon”
Documents Social Security Act
Documents National Labor Relations Act
Documents Huey Long: "Share Our Wealth" Address
Documents Report of the Great Plains Drought Area Committee
Documents Fair Labor Standards Act
Documents Franklin D. Roosevelt: "Pearl Harbor" Speech
Documents Franklin D. Roosevelt: Four Freedoms Message to Congress
Documents Executive Order 9066: Japanese Internment
Documents Order for Internment of Japanese Americans in San Francisco
Documents GI Bill
Documents Korematsu v. United States
Documents Harry S. Truman: Statement Announcing the Use of the Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima
Documents Winston Churchill: Iron Curtain Speech
Documents George F. Kennan: “Long Telegram”
Documents George Marshall: Marshall Plan Speech
Documents J. Edgar Hoover: Testimony before the House Un-American Activities Committee
Documents Harry S. Truman: Truman Doctrine
Documents Joseph McCarthy: "Enemies from Within" Speech
Documents Brown v. Board of Education
Documents Senate Resolution 301: Censure of Senator Joseph McCarthy
Documents William H. Whyte: The Organization Man
Documents Southern Manifesto
Documents Richard M. Nixon: “Kitchen” Debate with Nikita Khrushchev
Documents Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee Statement of Purpose
Documents John F. Kennedy: Man on the Moon Speech
Documents John F. Kennedy: Inaugural Address
Documents Newton N. Minow: Vast Wasteland of Television Speech
Documents Beliefs and Principles of the John Birch Society
Documents Tom Hayden: “The Port Huron Statement of the Students for a Democratic Society”
Documents John F. Kennedy: Report to the American People on the Soviet Arms Buildup in Cuba
Documents Martin Luther King, Jr.: "Letter from Birmingham Jail"
Documents Betty Friedan: The Feminine Mystique
Documents Martin Luther King, Jr.: "I Have a Dream" Speech
Documents John F. Kennedy: Civil Rights Address
Documents Malcolm X: "Message to the Grass Roots"
Documents Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
Documents Ronald Reagan: "A Time for Choosing"
Documents Barry Goldwater: Acceptance Speech for the Presidential Nomination of the Republican Party
Documents Lyndon Baines Johnson: “Great Society” Speech
Documents Civil Rights Act of 1964
Documents Voting Rights Act of 1965
Documents Black Panther Party: “What We Want, What We Believe”
Documents National Organization for Women Statement of Purpose
Documents Stokely Carmichael: "Black Power"
Documents Martin Luther King, Jr.: "Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence"
Documents Kerner Commission Report
Documents Richard M. Nixon: “Silent Majority” Speech
Documents Indians of All Tribes Occupation of Alcatraz: Proclamation
Documents Lucian Truscott IV: “Gay Power Comes To Sheridan Square”
Documents Gloria Steinem: “Living the Revolution”
Documents Abbie Hoffman: Steal This Book
Documents Equal Rights Amendment
Documents Regents of the University of California v. Bakke
Documents Ronald Reagan: First Inaugural Address
Documents Billy Graham: "The Coming Storm"
Documents Time: “The Computer Moves In”
Documents Ronald Reagan: "Evil Empire" Speech
Documents Gordon Gekko: “Greed Is Good” Speech
Documents Ronald Reagan: Remarks on East-West Relations at the Brandenburg Gate
Documents Benjamin R. Barber: “Jihad vs. McWorld”
Documents Republican Contract with America
Documents Osama bin Laden: Declaration of Jihad against Americans
Documents George W. Bush: Address to the Nation on September 11, 2001
Documents Patriot Act
Documents Robert C. Byrd: "The Emperor Has No Clothes" Speech
Documents Barack Obama: First Inaugural Address