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The University of Oklahoma College of Law: A Chronology of US Historical Documents

The University of Oklahoma College of Law: A Chronology of US Historical Documents
Links marked with an asterisk (*) are to other websites and will open in a new window. Pre-Colonial To 1600 The Magna Carta (1215) Letter from Christopher Columbus to the King & Queen of Spain (1490's) The *Iroquois Constitution 17th Century 18th Century The Albany Plan of 1754 The Resolutions of the Stamp Act (Oct. 19, 1765) 19th Century First Inaugural Address of President Thomas Jefferson (1801) Second Inaugural Address of President Thomas Jefferson (1805) The *Thomas Jefferson Papers at the Library of Congress *Thomas Jefferson Online Resources at the University of Virginia Information on *Monticello First Inaugural Address of President James Madison (1809) Second Inaugural Address of President James Madison (1813) The text of the Star Spangled Banner (Sept. 20, 1814) First Inaugural Address of President James Monroe (1817) Second Inaugural Address of President James Monroe (1821) The Monroe Doctrine (Dec. 2, 1823) Inaugural Address of President *Rutherford B.

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Primary Sources: Overview of Collections One of the nation’s top collections of rare law books is housed in the Paskus-Danziger Rare Book Room of the Lillian Goldman Library at the Yale Law School. The collection is particularly strong in Anglo-American common law materials, including case reports, digests, statutes, trials, treatises, and popular works on the law. Other strengths include Roman and canon law, international law (especially the works of Hugo Grotius and Samuel Pufendorf), and early law books from most European countries. Of special interest ... Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.Location: Sterling Law Building, 127 Wall St., Level L2, Room 003 Phone: 203 432-4494 Web site: (back to top)

German Historical Institute Washington DC (Conference) September 16 - 17, 2016 - Industrial Decline and the Rise of the Service Sector? How did Western Europe and North America cope with the multifaceted structural transformations since the 1970s Read on (Lecture) September 28, 2016 - A Myth of Unity? Former GHI fellow Corinna Ludwig publishes dissertation on German Businesses in the United States after WWII Read on GHI Bulletin Issue 58 (Spring 2016) published Read on GHI Research Fellow Elisabeth Engel publishes new article considering the role of Race and Sex in W.E.B Du Bois's "The Souls of Black Folk" Read on GHI Fellow Jan C. Jansen publishes comparative volume on mass migrations Read on Revised and updated guide to the The German Society of Pennsylvania's Library and Collections Read on GHI Bulletin Issue 57 (Fall 2015) published Read on New Publication: The Respectable Career of Fritz K.

National Art Inventories What are the Inventories? The Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture document more than 400,000 artworks in public and private collections worldwide. The Inventory of American Paintings includes works by artists who were active in America by 1914. Civil War Primary Sources Primary Documents by Topic: Most Popular Official Records Addresses & Speeches Acts, Bills, & Orders Military Correspondence & Documents Personal Correspondence & Narratives Prints & Photos Maps Document Collections Getting Started Primary Documents Official Confederate Correspondence Engineer Research and Development Center > About > History Engineer Research & Development Center A Proud History of Innovation Introduction 1984-Present

Primary Source Sets Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) Primary Source Sets are designed to help students develop critical thinking skills by exploring topics in history, literature, and culture through primary sources. Drawing online materials from libraries, archives, and museums across the United States, the sets use letters, photographs, posters, oral histories, video clips, sheet music, and more. Each set includes a topic overview, ten to fifteen primary sources, links to related resources, and a teaching guide. These sets were created and reviewed by the teachers on the DPLA's Education Advisory Committee.

The Louisiana Purchase - Louisiana: European Explorations and the Louisiana Purchase Napoleonic France Acquires Louisiana On October 1, 1800, within 24 hours of signing a peace settlement with the United States, First Consul of the Republic of France Napoleon Bonaparte, acquired Louisiana from Spain by the secret Treaty of San Ildefonso. To the distress of the United States, Napoleon held title to the Mississippi River and the port of New Orleans. With the signing of the Treaty of San Ildefonso, Napoleon sought to reestablish an extended French maritime and colonial empire in the West Indies and the Mississippi Valley. He planned to develop a commercial bloc in the Caribbean Basin that consisted of the strategically important West Indian islands of Guadalupe, Martinique, and Saint Domingue, which in turn would be linked with Louisiana.

Foreign Relations of the U.S. – UW Digital Collections Foreign Relations of the U.S. This digital facsimile of Foreign Relations of the United States is a project of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries in collaboration with the University of Illinois at Chicago Libraries. This is a nearly complete run from 1861-1960 with missing volumes being added as they can be acquired and processed. If your library is interested in donating material for this project, please contact the University of Wisconsin Digital Collections Center.

Ebooks The Office of the Historian offers ebook editions of a growing number of volumes from the Foreign Relations of the United States (FRUS) series. Far lighter and more portable than printed editions of FRUS, the ebook edition offers the full content of each volume and makes use of the full-text search and other reading features of most ebook devices and applications, including bookmarking and note-taking. Unlike the web-based edition of FRUS, the ebook edition, once downloaded, can be accessed even without internet connectivity. These ebooks can be downloaded in a number of ways, either directly from this website or by using an ereader application that embeds our ebook catalog. For more information on reading our ebooks on your device, please see our FAQ below. The Office of the Historian has worked to ensure that our ebooks are error-free and work on a broad range of devices.

The Frankfurt School Knew Trump Was Coming Shortly after the Presidential election, a small piece of good news came over the wire: the Thomas Mann villa in Los Angeles has been saved. The house, which was built to Mann’s specifications, in the nineteen-forties, went on the market earlier this year, and it seemed likely to be demolished, because the structure was deemed less valuable than the land beneath it. After prolonged negotiations, the German government bought the property, with the idea of establishing it as a cultural center. The house deserves to stand not only because a great writer lived there but because it brings to mind a tragic moment in American cultural history.

The Politics of Lead Poisoning: A Long, Ugly History Or, why the longest-lasting childhood epidemic in U.S. history wasn’t ever treated like one. Roughly 9,000 children under the age of six were exposed to high levels of lead in their drinking water in Flint, Michigan, between April 2014 and October 2015. Thanks to a series of government failures, some of their lives will be forever changed by diminished IQ, damaged hearing, learning disabilities, and possibly increased criminality—the hallmarks of lead poisoning. Sadly, those kids are not alone. Over the past century, tens of millions of children have been poisoned by lead, mainly by its presence in old household paint. And many more will be, thanks to the hundreds of tons of lead paint that remains on the walls of houses, apartment buildings, and workplaces across the United States, decades after a federal ban.

America during the 1918 Influenza Pandemic In the spring of 1918, the United States was embroiled in World War I, fighting alongside the English, French, and Russians against the Central Powers of Germany and Austria-Hungary. In total, 70 million men were at war on multiple fronts across Europe, Russia, the Middle East, and Northern Africa. The tide was finally turning for the Allies after a crushing offensive by German forces mere weeks earlier. Then, a fierce enemy intervened—an outbreak of influenza that would decimate entire regiments and towns, kill civilians and soldiers alike by the millions, and rapidly become a global pandemic. This disease weakened forces on both sides, changing not only the course of the war but also the economies and population stability of every affected nation.

Elihu Root Catalog Record: Elihu Root | Hathi Trust Digital Library Navigation HathiTrust Digital Library Elihu Root Correspondence An inventory of his correspondence at Syracuse University An inventory of his correspondence at Syracuse University Finding aid created by: KM Date: Mar 1989 Biographical History Elihu Root (1845-1937) was an American lawyer and politician who served as Secretary of War under President William McKinley and Secretary of State under President Theodore Roosevelt, and was elected to the United States Senate in 1909.