A Model of Christian Charity

CHRISTIAN CHARITY. A Model hereof. GOD ALMIGHTY in his most holy and wise providence, hath…

Executive Order No. 9066 – Resulting in the Relocation of Japanese

Source: 100 Milestone Documents, an online library compiled by the “Our Documents” Initiative, a cooperative…

Japanese American Evacuation

[caption id="attachment_24733" align="aligncenter" width="791"] Page 1 of “Instructions to Persons of Japanese Ancestry, Presidio of…

“As to their religion, they are very much divided”: Pluralism in Colonial New York

John Miller, “New Yorke Considered and Improved” (1695), ed. Victor Hugo Paltsits and Paul Royster.…

The Necessariness of Servitude Proved

George Alsop, A Character of the Province of Maryland (1666) ed. Newton D. Mereness (Cleveland:…

Indenture between the four Adventurers and Robert Coopy of North Nibley

“Indenture between the four Adventurers and Robert Coopy of North Nibley,” September 7, 1619. New…

Passengers Bound for New England

Source: New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 25, 1871, pp. 13-15. Bound for New England.…

Strictures upon the Declaration of the Congress at Philadelphia in a Letter to a Noble Lord, &c.

The Last time I had the honour of being in your Lordships company, you observed…

State of the Union Address (1995)

Mr. President, Mr. Speaker, members of the 104th Congress, my fellow Americans: Again we are…

State of the Union Address (1922)

MEMBERS OF THE CONGRESS: So many problems are calling for solution that a recital of…

State of the Union Address (1915)

GENTLEMEN OF THE CONGRESS: Since I last had the privilege of addressing you on the…

State of the Union Address (1909)

The relations of the United States with all foreign governments have continued upon the normal…

State of the Union Address Part II (1906)

State of the Union Address Part II (1905)

State of the Union Address Part II (1904)

State of the Union Address (1903)

To the Senate and House of Representatives: The country is to be congratulated on the…

State of the Union Address Part I (1901)

To the Senate and House of Representatives: The Congress assembles this year under the shadow…

State of the Union Address (1888)

To the Congress of the United States: As you assemble for the discharge of the…

State of the Union Address (1886)

To the Congress of the United States: In discharge of a constitutional duty, and following…

State of the Union Address Part I (1885)

To the Congress of the United States: Your assembling is clouded by a sense of…

State of the Union Address (1884)

To the Congress of the United States: Since the close of your last session the…

State of the Union Address (1876)

To the Senate and House of Representatives: In submitting my eighth and last annual message…

State of the Union Address (1875)

To the Senate and House of Representatives: In submitting my seventh annual message to Congress,…

State of the Union Address (1874)

To the Senate and House of Representatives: Since the convening of Congress one year ago…

State of the Union Address (1801)

Fellow Citizens of the Senate and House of Representatives: It is a circumstance of sincere…

First Inaugural Address (1897)

Fellow-Citizens: IN obedience to the will of the people, and in their presence, by the…

First Inaugural Address (1889)

Fellow-Citizens: THERE is no constitutional or legal requirement that the President shall take the oath…

First Inaugural Address (1857)

Fellow-Citizens: I APPEAR before you this day to take the solemn oath "that I will…

“Is the Negro Having a Fair Chance?”

IF I were asked the simple, direct question, "Does the negro in America have a…

Declaration of Honorary Citizen of United States of America

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION WHEREAS Sir Winston Churchill,…

Democratic Party Platform of 1860

Resolved, That the platform adopted by the Democratic party at Cincinnati be affirmed, with the…

Dollar Diplomacy

The foreign relations of the United States actually and potentially affect the state of the…

“True Americanism” The Forum Magazine

PATRIOTISM was once defined as "the last refuge of a scoundrel"; and somebody has recently remarked…

Constitution of the Confederate States of America

We, the people of the Confederate States, each State acting in its sovereign and independent…

Letter to Peter Collinson

Sir, I received your Favour of the 29th. August last and thank you for the…

State of the Union Address 1790

Fellow—Citizens of the Senate and House of Representatives: I embrace, with great satisfaction the opportunity…

Act to Prohibit the Importation of Slaves

An Act to Prohibit the Importation of Slaves into any Port or Place Within the…

Republican Party Platform of 1860

National republican platform. Adopted by the National Republican Convention, held in Chicago, May 17, 1860.…

Emigration of the Colored People of the United States

That there have been people in all ages under certain circumstances that may be benefited…