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18-volume regular set plus Conspectus I & II
ANNALS of AMERICA from 1493 through 1968 published by Encyclopedia Britannica, hardcover. A comprehensive collection of the most important essays, correspondence, speeches and other documents pertaining to the creation and development of the American nation
Volume-1 (1493 to 1754, Discovering a New World) all the way to Volume-18 (1961-1968, The Burdens of World Power)
Additional 2-volume set is the Great Issues in American Life, A Conspectus I and II
This review is from: The Annals of America (Encyclopedia Brittanica, Vols 1-21 plus Introduction book) (Hardcover) This set of several volumes of writings was included some years ago with my purchase for my boys of an Encyclopedia Brittanica set. Annals of America has collected plain english arguments which were being made at certain times over America's relatively short history for and against issues such as woman's suffrage, for one example, and before there was a change to a new status quo. It is cool to have the benefit of decades of hindsight on issues in which Americans were considering major social changes. This material provides an additional way of studying history and it provides a lot of practical wisdom, such as, for example, the writing by a New York City Tammany Hall politician where he shows us the importance politically for the administration to rush to the side of and to start providing assistance to a citizen who has suffered some calamity so as to get there ahead of the welfare department