Speeches that Changed the World

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Owen Collins
Westminster John Knox Press, Jan 1, 1999 - History - 440 pages
From Moses' delivery of the Ten Commandments to Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" address in Washington, Speeches That Changed the World contains the inspiring words of the world's greatest orators.

The defining moments of three thousand years of history are brought alive through the spoken words of the great leaders, religious and literary figures, politicians, and pioneering men and women who have shaped our world. Ideal as a reference tool, study companion for public speakers and students, or simply as a fascinating journey into the past, this memorable book captures the drama of history in the making.

 

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Contents

The Ten Commandments second millennium bc
3
Socrates Apology 399 BC
15
The Beatitudes ad 34
29
I had a voice from God to help me 1431
39
John Dudley I dye in the true catholyke fayth 1553
45
Thomas Cranmer Cranmers Last Words 1556
59
On Liberty 1645
66
The quiet enjoyment of your Religion
73
Commerce between Master and Slave 1782
142
God is no respecter of persons 1786
148
First Inaugural Address 1789
160
Republican Frenchmen 1794
166
Let us pursue our own Federal and Republican
179
Farewell to the Old Guard 1814
191
The Declaration of Sentiments 1848
201
Aint I A Woman? 1851
208

John Wesley Ye must be born again 1747
96
The Stamp Act 1766
111
Conciliation with America 1775
135
What to the American slave is your Fourth
227
Inaugural Address 1853
233
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