Milestone Documents of American Leaders, Second Edition from Grey House Publishing “The analyses for each document, in both the print and online versions, are well written, and the online content is user-friendly. This collection will give users unprecedented and instant access to some valuable primary documents. Summing Up: Highly recommended. Three stars.” —CHOICE This new edition offers a unique biographical approach to the study of primary source documents. American Leaders features important full-text sources written by the people who shaped the nation—and crucial scholarly analysis to help the documents come alive. This new update features influential documents written in the last 10 years, including: President Barack Obama’s Election Night Speech in 2008, Newtown, Connecticut speech in 2012, and the State of the Union Address in 2014; plus, Chief Justice John G. Robert’s Citizen’s United Case of 2010, the Affordable Care Act case of 2012, and Same-sex Marriage case of 2015. In addition to the new documents added to this new edition, all existing analyses have been reviewed and updated. Essays include several sections, including the full text of the primary documents; a summary overview of the person’s place in history and their role as a producer of documents; a timeline of key events; a detailed explanation and analysis of the selected primary documents; the impact and legacy of the person’s writings on American history; a selection of quotes; an annotated bibliography; and a comprehensive glossary. This new edition is an unparalleled reference tool for students conducting primary source research. January 2017 | Four Volumes; 2,500 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-68217-165-3 | Library Price: $395 RECENT RECENT Milestone Documents in African American History, Second Edition from Grey House Publishing “This resource is essential for high-school, public, and undergraduate libraries.” —Booklist Exploring fundamental primary sources from African American history, this new edition provides in-depth, analytical essays on 150 iconic documents and speeches from the 1600s to the present day. Coverage includes important legislative documents such as the Reconstruction era amendments; critical Supreme Court decisions such as Dred Scott v. Sandford, Plessy v. Ferguson, and Brown v. Board of Education; and historic speeches and writings by leaders such as Sojourner Truth, Frederick Douglass, Booker T. Washington, W.E.B. Du Bois, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Barack Obama. This new edition adds a wide variety of historic documents plus new analysis of speeches and documents to extend coverage into the twenty-first century. New material includes: • Alexander Falconbridge: An Account of the Slave Trade on the Coast of Africa • Wendell Phillips: The Philosophy of the Abolition Movement • Richard Wright: “Blueprint for Negro Writing” • Ella Baker: “Bigger than a Hamburger” • Adolph L. Reed, Jr.: “When Government Shrugs: Lessons of Katrina” Entries include the full text of each document, overviews of its importance, explanations and analyses of historical contexts and the document’s impact, and a brief biographical profile of the author(s). Also included are essential quotations from each document, questions for further study, teacher guides, timelines, glossaries, search indexes, and more. October 2017 | Four Volumes; 1,650 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-68217-579-8 | Library Price: $395 See also: Great Events from History: African American History, pg. 74; Great Lives from History: African Americans, pg. 80 See also: American Presidents, pg. 88 FREE Online Access FREE FREE Online Access FREE Grey House Publish ing Grey House Publish ing RECENT RECENT Spanning the documents of American leaders to important documents that defined world history, Milestone Documents offer an unparalleled reference tool for students conducting primary source research. (800) 221-1592 GET ONLINE ACCESS WITH YOUR PRINT BUY! Milestone Documents MILESTONE DOCUMENTS FROM GREY HOUSE HISTORY 56