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The Truman Doctrine By proposing a program of $400 million in military and economic aid to back anti-Communist forces in Turkey and Greece, United States President Harry Truman created a prime model for Cold War containment of Communism.

The Truman Doctrine By proposing a program of $400 million in military and economic aid to back anti-Communist forces in Turkey and Greece, United States President Harry Truman created a prime model for Cold War containment of Communism. Truman's critics claimed that he was being unduly alarmist for suggesting that the effect of failure would be "far reaching...

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The Monroe Doctrine In his annual message to Congress in 1823, United States president James Monroe declared that the United States had the right to exclude foreign powers from colonizing in the western hemisphere.

The Monroe Doctrine In his annual message to Congress in 1823, United States president James Monroe declared that the United States had the right to exclude foreign powers from colonizing in the western hemisphere. Monroe's bold assertion was primarily intended to prevent Spain from reclaiming its former colonies in the Americas. The statement became known as the Monroe...

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Tecumseh: "Once a Happy Race" Early in the 19th century, Governor William Henry Harrison of the Indiana Territory made a number of treaties with Native Americans that involved the ceding of land to the United States government.

Tecumseh: "Once a Happy Race" Early in the 19th century, Governor William Henry Harrison of the Indiana Territory made a number of treaties with Native Americans that involved the ceding of land to the United States government. Shawnee chief Tecumseh attempted to prevent the loss of additional lands by forming an alliance of tribes and asserting that one...

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Sojourner Truth: "Ain't I a Woman?

Sojourner Truth: "Ain't I a Woman?" Sojourner Truth was a former slave who became a preacher, abolitionist, and supporter of women's rights. She made her famous speech "Ain't I a Woman?" (retold here by Frances D. Gage) at a convention on women's rights in 1851 in Akron, Ohio. According to Gage, Truth made this speech in response to...

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Robespierre: "Louis Must Perish" French lawyer Maximilien Robespierre became involved in politics when he was elected to the Estates-General in 1789.

Robespierre: "Louis Must Perish" French lawyer Maximilien Robespierre became involved in politics when he was elected to the Estates-General in 1789. In 1790 he became a leader of the Jacobins, a radical group that played a dominant role in the French Revolution (1789-1799). When King Louis XVI was overthrown in August 1792, Robespierre called for a republic to

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Nixon's Resignation Speech Nixon's Resignation Speech August 8, 1974 Richard Milhous Nixon was the first United States president in history to resign from office.

Nixon's Resignation Speech Nixon's Resignation Speech August 8, 1974 Richard Milhous Nixon was the first United States president in history to resign from office. The continuing Watergate scandal and the likelihood of impeachment prompted Nixon to resign, although he admitted to no wrongdoing. He was eventually pardoned for all possible crimes by his successor, President Gerald Ford.

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Nixon's Checkers Speech Under attack for having used a secret campaign fund for his personal expenses, Richard M.

Nixon's Checkers Speech Under attack for having used a secret campaign fund for his personal expenses, Richard M. Nixon, then a California senator and vice presidential candidate, made this famous speech on national television. The speech has come to be named the Checkers Speech, because of a reference to the Nixon family's dog, Checkers. Checkers Speech Richard...

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Nelson Mandela's Inaugural Address Nobel Peace Prize winner and former political prisoner, Nelson Mandela, was elected president of the Republic of South Africa in April 1994 in the country's first multiracial elections.

Nelson Mandela's Inaugural Address Nobel Peace Prize winner and former political prisoner, Nelson Mandela, was elected president of the Republic of South Africa in April 1994 in the country's first multiracial elections. Previously, South Africa had been ruled under the restrictions of apartheid, a policy of racial segregation. Mandela delivered the following inaugural address on May 10, 1994,...

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Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr.: I Have a Dream Standing on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., on August 28, 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr., delivered what is regarded today as one of the greatest speeches in American history. King himself seemed to sense the historic importance of the moment as he opened his "I Have...

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Kennedy's Cuban Missile Broadcast On October 22, 1962, after receiving information gathered by high-altitude spy planes, United States president John F.

Kennedy's Cuban Missile Broadcast On October 22, 1962, after receiving information gathered by high-altitude spy planes, United States president John F. Kennedy made one of the most dramatic presidential addresses ever delivered to the American people. Kennedy revealed that the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) had delivered missiles with nuclear warheads to Cuba. He announced a naval...

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John Winthrop: "A City Upon a Hill" In 1629 English attorney and Puritan John Winthrop was chosen by the Massachusetts Bay Company, an English trading firm, to govern its colony in New England.

John Winthrop: "A City Upon a Hill" In 1629 English attorney and Puritan John Winthrop was chosen by the Massachusetts Bay Company, an English trading firm, to govern its colony in New England. Winthrop and 700 Puritan settlers set sail from Yarmouth, England, in March 1630 and landed at what is now Salem, Massachusetts, on June 12. While...

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John F.

John F. Kennedy's Inaugural Address John F. Kennedy delivered his inaugural address on January 20, 1961, at the height of Cold War tensions. The speech set the tone for the foreign-policy activism of the youngest president elected in the United States. President Kennedy reached out to the world's newly developing countries, which at the time were being courted...

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Lincoln: "The Monstrous Injustice of Slavery" Abraham Lincoln had settled into his Illinois law practice in 1854 when the United States Congress passed the Kansas-Nebraska Act.

Lincoln: "The Monstrous Injustice of Slavery" Abraham Lincoln had settled into his Illinois law practice in 1854 when the United States Congress passed the Kansas-Nebraska Act. This law removed the north-south dividing line between free and slave territory that had been created by the 1820 Missouri Compromise, and allowed the two new states to decide for themselves whether...

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Lincoln: "A House Divided" At the 1858 state Republican convention in Springfield, Illinois, the Republican Party's United States Senate candidate for Illinois and future president Abraham Lincoln delivered his famous "House Divided" speech.

Lincoln: "A House Divided" At the 1858 state Republican convention in Springfield, Illinois, the Republican Party's United States Senate candidate for Illinois and future president Abraham Lincoln delivered his famous "House Divided" speech. Many politicians viewed Lincoln's speech as radical. Stephen A. Douglas, the Democratic Party's candidate, accused Lincoln of taking an unreasonably hard line against slavery and...

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Goldman: Progress Is Never Within the Law Emma Goldman was a leader in the American anarchist movement and cofounder with Alexander Berkman of the anarchist monthly Mother Earth.

Goldman: Progress Is Never Within the Law Emma Goldman was a leader in the American anarchist movement and cofounder with Alexander Berkman of the anarchist monthly Mother Earth. After she and Berkman distributed a manifesto urging young men to resist the military draft during World War I (1914-1918), the two were charged with conspiracy to violate U.S. conscription

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Gettysburg Address - history.

Gettysburg Address - history. Gettysburg Address, famous speech delivered by United States president Abraham Lincoln on November 19, 1863, at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. He presented it at the dedication of the Gettysburg National Cemetery, honoring those who died in the Civil War Battle of Gettysburg earlier that year. This brief discourse followed a two-hour oration by Edward Everett, the...

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George W.

George W. Bush: "Freedom Is Under Attack" On September 11, 2001, the United States suffered the most devastating terrorist attack in its history. Hijackers seized four commercial jets and crashed two of them into the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, causing the collapse and destruction of both towers. A third jet crashed...

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Gandhi: "Non-Violence Is the First Article of My Faith" In the first half of the 20th century, Mohandas K.

Gandhi: "Non-Violence Is the First Article of My Faith" In the first half of the 20th century, Mohandas K. Gandhi was one of the leaders of India's struggle to gain independence from Britain. To achieve this goal, he advocated a policy of nonviolent noncooperation with Britain's systems and laws. In 1922 the British government arrested Gandhi for his...

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Frederick Douglass: "The Mournful Wail of Millions" In this Fourth of July speech from 1852, African American antislavery leader Frederick Douglass denounces the celebration of independence while people are enslaved.

Frederick Douglass: "The Mournful Wail of Millions" In this Fourth of July speech from 1852, African American antislavery leader Frederick Douglass denounces the celebration of independence while people are enslaved. Douglass impatiently dismisses the idea that he even needs to mount an argument against the existence of slavery. "At a time like this, scorching iron, not convincing argument,...

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Franklin Roosevelt's Pearl Harbor Speech In this famous speech, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt lists the unprovoked attacks by Japan and details America's reasons for declaring war.

Franklin Roosevelt's Pearl Harbor Speech In this famous speech, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt lists the unprovoked attacks by Japan and details America's reasons for declaring war. After the devastation at Pearl Harbor, the United States could no longer remain detached from the events in Europe and Asia. After this speech and the ensuing congressional vote, the United States...

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Franklin Roosevelt's First Inaugural Address Franklin Delano Roosevelt delivered this address on March 4, 1933.

Franklin Roosevelt's First Inaugural Address Franklin Delano Roosevelt delivered this address on March 4, 1933. Franklin D. Roosevelt's First Inaugural Address I am certain that my fellow Americans expect that on my induction into the Presidency I will address them with a candor and a decision which the present situation of our Nation impels. This is preeminently...

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Churchill: "The Sinews of Peace" On March 5, 1946, in a

Churchill: "The Sinews of Peace" On March 5, 1946, in a speech before Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri, the great English statesman and World War II (1939-1945) leader Winston Churchill intoned his famous warning: "From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic, an iron curtain has descended across the Continent." He coined the phrase iron curtain,...

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Chief Joseph: "I Will Fight No More Forever" In 1877 the United States opened up Nez Perce lands in the Oregon Territory to mining and other public use.

Chief Joseph: "I Will Fight No More Forever" In 1877 the United States opened up Nez Perce lands in the Oregon Territory to mining and other public use. Rather than relocate to a reservation, a group of the Nez Perce people led by Chief Joseph chose to retreat to Canada. With United States Army troops led by General...

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Vietnam War - history.

Vietnam War - history. I INTRODUCTION Vietnam War The Vietnam War began in 1954 and continued until 1975. United States troops were involved in combat operations from 1965 to 1973. © Microsoft Corporation. All Rights Reserved. - history. Vietnam War, also known as the Second Indochina War, military struggle fought in Vietnam from 1959 to...

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Spread of Islam - history.

Spread of Islam - history. I INTRODUCTION Spread of Islam In the 7th and 8th centuries the religion of Islam spread through conversion and military conquest throughout the Middle East and North Africa. By 733, just 100 years after the death of Muhammad, the founder of Islam, an ordered Islamic state stretched from India in the...

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