Resources > Primary Sources > Timeline of Primary Resources > 20th & 21st Centuries
Year Author & Title of Document Source on the Internet
1900 Theodore Roosevelt
The Strenuous Life

US Historical Documents Archives (USHDA) > Nonfiction
http://www.bartleby.com/58/1.html

1905 The Niagara Movement's Declaration of Principles http://www.yale.edu/glc/archive/1152.htm
1920s Remembering Slavery Smithsonian Institution
http://rememberingslavery.org/
1930's New Deal Document Library http://newdeal.feri.org/texts/index.htm
1939-1945 African American Odyssey - World War II http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/aaohtml/
exhibit/aopart8.html
1945-1953 The Truman Administration & the Desegregation of the Armed Forces Truman Presidential Museum & Library
http://www.trumanlibrary.org/deseg.htm
1954 Brown vs Board of Education Supreme Court decision

http://www.pbs.org/jefferson/enlight/brown.htm#summary
from Defining Freedom in the Supreme Court (PBS online)

1956 Speech by Branch Rickey for the "One Hundred Percent Wrong Club" banquet, Atlanta, Georgia, http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/jrhtml/branch.html
1961 Eisenhower's Farewell Address Modern History Sourcebook
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/
1961eisenhower-farewell.html
1962 Port Huron Statement of the Students for a Democratic Society http://lists.village.virginia.edu/sixties/HTML_docs/Resources/Primary
/Manifestos/SDS_Port_Huron.html from the Sixties Project
1963 Martin Luther King, Jr. "I have a dream" History and Politics Out Loud
http://www.hpol.org/transcript.asp?id=72
1964 Fanny Lou Hamer's speech to the Democratic National Convention http://www.calvin.edu/academic/cas/programs/
pauleyg/voices/fhamer.htm from the Voices of Freedom site, a web archive of unknown speeches from the Civil Rights movement, hosted by Calvin College
1964 The Tonkin Gulf Incident - President Johnson's Message to Congress http://www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/tonkin-g.htm
2002 The National Security Strategy of the United States of America http://usinfo.state.gov/topical/pol/terror/secstrat.htm
2002 Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution http://www.kpid.dk/Iraq%20Resolution%20of%202002.htm