The Declaration of Independence : origins and impact / Scott Douglas Gerber, editor. - Washington, D.C. : CQ Press, c2002. - xvii, 347 p. ; 24 cm. - Landmark events in U.S. history series .

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Drafting the Declaration / Gerard W. Gawalt -- The political theory of the Declaration of Independence / Garrett Ward Sheldon -- Abraham Lincoln and the universal meaning of the Declaration of Independence / Harry V. Jaffa -- Clarence Thomas, civil rights, and the Declaration of Independence / Scott Douglas Gerber -- The Declaration of Independence and the Articles of Confederation : a completed constitutional covenant / Robert W. Hoffert -- The Declaration of Independence, the U.S. Constitution, and the Bill of Rights / Thomas G. West -- The Declaration of Independence as viewed from the states / John C. Eastman -- The Declaration of Independence, Congress, and presidents of the United States / Charles A. Kromkowski -- The Declaration of Independence in the Supreme Court / Mark D. Hall -- Frederick Douglass, Martin Luther King Jr., and Malcolm X interpret the Declaration of Independence / Keith D. Miller -- Women, equality, and the Declaration of Independence / Bonnie L. Ford -- Reception of the Declaration of Independence / David Thelen.

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United States. Declaration of Independence.


United States--Politics and government--1775-1783.
United States--Politics and government--1783-1865.
United States--Politics and government--Philosophy.

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