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Political writings may
be fiction or non-fiction. They explore the activities of a government, state,
or society. These works are often critical of the status quo and illuminate the
shortcomings or corruption of those in power.
For centuries, humans have
attempted to codify the rights, privileges, responsibilities, and freedoms each
person has in a so...
The French Revolution
began in 1789 and took the idea of modern democracy from the fledgling United
States to Europe. A perio...
by President Theodore Roosevelt
The first declared national monument in the United S...
by Emma Lazarus
Written by Emma Lazurus in 1883, this poem appears o...
by Francis Scott Key
Before it was the "The Star-Spangled Banner," the ly...
from Kansas City Star September 1, 1920
In 1920, the 19th Amendment which granted voting rig...
by Susan B. Anthony
Susan B. Anthony was a devout women’s rights activis...
Abigail Adams’ letters to her husband, John Adams, reveals much of the inner workings of the early Founding Fathers. In this ex...
by Sojourner Truth and Olive Gilbert from Narrative of Sojourner Truth, a Northern Slave
Sojourner Truth was a abolitionist, feminist, and po...
by Franklin D. Roosevelt
President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s address to Congres...