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It is our true policy to steer clear of permanent alliances with any portion of the foreign world.
His Farewell Address
George
Washington
The World’s Famous Orations, Vol. VIII
 
America: I (1761–1837)
 
Two millennia of Western Civilization come into focus through these 281 masterpieces delivered by 213 rhetoricians.
 
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CONTENTS
Bibliographic Record    Index to Authors
NEW YORK: FUNK AND WAGNALLS, 1906
NEW YORK: BARTLEBY.COM, 2002
 
 
James Logan
Logan to Lord Dunmore
Joseph Brant
Brant to Lord George Germaine
Red Jacket
Red Jacket on the Religion of the White Man and the Red
Tecumseh
I. Tecumseh to Governor Harrison at Vincennes
II. Tecumseh to General Proctor
Pushmataha
Pushmataha to John C. Calhoun
Black Hawk
Black Hawk to General Street
Peter Wilson
Peter Wilson on the Empire State
James Otis
In Opposition to Writs of Assistance
Benjamin Franklin
I. His Examination Before the House of Commons
II. On the Federal Constitution
III. Dangers of a Salaried Bureaucracy
Patrick Henry
I. The “Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death” Speech
II. Shall Liberty or Empire Be Sought?
George Washington
I. On His Appointment as Commander-in-Chief
II. His First Inaugural Address
III. His Farewell Address
Samuel Adams
On American Independence
William Pinkney
For the Relief of Slaves
Alexander Hamilton
On the Adoption of the Federal Constitution
John Marshall
On the Federal Constitution
Fisher Ames
On the Treaty with Great Britain
Thomas Jefferson
His First Inaugural Address
Eliphalet Nott
On the Death of Hamilton
John Randolph
On Offensive War with England
Edward Everett
The Issue in the Revolution
Andrew Jackson
I. His Second Inaugural Address
II. His Farewell Address
Sargent S. Prentiss
On the Death of Lafayette
Wendell Phillips
On the Murder of Lovejoy
George Bancroft
The People in Art, Government, and Religion
Thomas Hart Benton
On the Expunging Resolution
Ralph Waldo Emerson
On the American Scholar



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