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By Christopher Burkett

The Ashbrook Center’s 50 center American files is intended to introduce

readers to America’s tale because it has spread out from the yank Founding

into the 20th Century. the various records emphasize America’s

uniqueness and contributions to the realm, yet in addition they current different

views on the various significant matters and disputes in American background and government,

especially at the which means of liberty, the injustice of slavery, and the

demands of development. Taken as such, the records exhibit one of those political

dialogue to readers, an ongoing and profoundly consequential conversation

about how american citizens have agreed and infrequently disagreed at the that means of

freedom and self-government. 50 middle American records invitations teachers

and voters alike to hitch during this American political dialogue.

The Ashbrook heart restores and strengthens the capacities of the American

people for constitutional self-government. the guts teaches scholars and

teachers throughout our nation why the US is phenomenal and what America

represents within the lengthy background of the area. Ashbrook is the nation’s largest

university-based educator within the enduring ideas and perform of unfastened government

in the USA, providing courses and assets for students,

teachers, and electorate.

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15. Because finally, “the equal right of every citizen to the free exercise of his Religion according to the dictates of conscience” is held by the same tenure with all our other rights. If we recur to its origin, it is equally the gift of nature; if we weigh its importance, it cannot be less dear to us; if we consult the “Declaration of those rights which pertain to the good people of Virginia, as the basis and foundation of Government,” it is enumerated with equal solemnity, or rather studied emphasis.

Speech on the Consequences of the Proposed New Deal 45. 1944 State of the Union Address 46. The Long Telegram 47. Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka I and II 48. “I Have a Dream” Speech 49. “Great Society” Speech 50. “A Time for Choosing” Ashbrook Center at Ashland University About the Editor � 2013 Ashbrook Center, Ashland University “I Have a Dream” Speech © 1963 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. © renewed 1991 Coretta Scott King. , c/o Writers House as agent for the proprietor New York, NY Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data 50 Core American Documents: Required Reading for Students, Teachers, and Citizens; Edited by Christopher Burkett p.

The actual Enumeration shall be made within three Years after the first Meeting of the Congress of the United States, and within every subsequent Term of ten Years, in such Manner as they shall by Law direct. The Number of Representatives shall not exceed one for every thirty Thousand, but each State shall have at Least one Representative; and until such enumeration shall be made, the State of New Hampshire shall be entitled to chuse three, Massachusetts eight, Rhode-Island and Providence Plantations one, Connecticut five, New-York six, New Jersey four, Pennsylvania eight, Delaware one, Maryland six, Virginia ten, North Carolina five, South Carolina five, and Georgia three.

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