CQ Historic Documents Series
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Published annually since 1972, the Historic Documents Series now contains 33 volumes of primary sources. Each volume includes approximately one hundred documents covering the most significant events of the year. These documents range from presidential speeches, international agreements, and Supreme Court decisions to U.S. governmental reports, scientific findings, and cultural discussions.
Each article in CQ Historic Documents Series Online Edition begins with an introduction that is presented in a shaded box. This introduction provides the historical and intellectual context for the selected document(s). Following the introduction you will find information regarding the source of the selected document(s).
The text that follows the shaded box is the official document. The spelling, capitalization, and punctuation of the original or official copy have been retained. Where the full text is not given, omissions of material are indicated by ellipses. Insertions with in the documents by the editors to clarify information are enclosed within brackets. Page numbers are listed in the running text to signify where each page of the print edition begins. These page numbers allow you to link from the cumulative index to the exact section of the document you are looking for.
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