This page contains a transcript of President Harry S. Truman's address before Congress seeking $400 million in military and economic assistance for Turkey and Greece.
This page contains a transcript of a document describing the need for the United States to help South Vietnam fight for freedom.
This page contains a transcript of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s speech in 1967 at a meeting of Clergy and Laity Concerned at Riverside Church in New York City.
This page contains a transcript of several weekly summaries from the CIA revealng the tensions arising during the Berlin blockade, the mounting fear of Soviet domination of Eastern Europe, and the hope for compromise.
Students will use primary source materials: maps, literature, political cartoons, and drawings from newspapers in order to analyze the impact of industrialization in Europe and its change on society.
This page contains background information on Cesar Chavez as well as a transcript of his discussion of government complicity in undermining farm workers' unions before the Committee on Labor and Human Resources.
The Valley of the Shadow timelines have been compiled out of the Valley newspapers and allow students to compare events and developments within each county throughout the Civil War era. Broken down by year, each timeline compares events in Augusta County, Virginia, and Franklin County, Pennsylvania, as well as developments in Pennsylvania, Virginia, and on the national scene. Some of the county events have been linked back to the full newspaper accounts, and the original articles on each county event may be found in the Valley newspapers. For brevity, abbreviations were used whenever possible, particularly when events referenced states or military ranks.
This page contains a transcript of a resolution by Congress giving President Lyndon B. Johnson the power to protect the armed forces of the United States and its allies without a formal declaration of war.