The World's Famous Orations - Vol. 8

The World's Famous Orations - Vol. 8

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The World's Famous Orations - Vol. 8

The World's Famous Orations - Vol. 8

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CONTENTS

VOL VIII--AMERICA--I (1761-1837)

NORTH AMERICAN INDIANS--I Logan to Lord Dunmore (1774) 3

II Brant to Lord George Germaine (1776) 5

III Red Jacket on the Religion of the White Man and the Red (1805) 9

IV Tecumseh to Governor Harrison at Vincennes (1810) 14

V Tecumseh to General Proctor (1813) 16

VI Pushmataha to John C. Calhoun (1824) 19

VII Black Hawk to General Street (1832) 22

VIII Peter Wilson on the Empire State (1847) 25

JAMES OTIS--In Opposition to Writs of Assistance (1761) 27

FRANKLIN--I His Examination Before the House of Commons (1766) 37

II On the Federal Constitution (1787) 53

III Dangers of a Salaried Bureaucracy (1787) 56

PATRICK HENRY--I The "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death" Speech (1775) 62

II Shall Liberty or Empire be Sought? (1788) 67

WASHINGTON--I On His Appointment as Commander-in-Chief (1775) 77

II His First Inaugural Address (1789 ) 79

III His Farewell Address (1796) 85

SAMUEL ADAMS--On American Independence (1776) 110

WILLIAM PINKNEY--For the Relief of Slaves (1788) 123

HAMILTON--On the Adoption of the Federal Constitution (1788) 132

MARSHALL--On the Federal Constitution (1788) 143

FISHER AMES--On the Treaty with Great Britain (1796) 155

JEFFERSON--His First Inaugural Address (1801) 166

ELIPHALET NOTT--On the Death of Hamilton (1804) 174

JOHN RANDOLPH--On Offensive War with England (1806) 186

EVERETT--The Issue in the Revolution (1825) 196

JACKSON--I His Second Inaugural Address (1833) 204

II His Farewell Address (1837) 209

SARGENT S. PRENTISS--On the Death of Lafayette (1835 ) 218

WENDELL PHILLIPS--On the Murder of Lovejoy (1837) 222

BANCROFT--The People in Art, Government, and Religion (1835) 231

BENTON--On the Expunging Resolution (1837) 240

EMERSON--On the American Scholar (1837) 253

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