Index of Primary Texts

This page is an alphabetical listing of primary rhetorical texts on the Rhetorical Goddess wiki for easy access.

A - G

Adams, John Quincy. On the Gag Rule, 09 January 1837.
Adams, John Quincy. On the Gag Rule, 06 February 1837.
Amendments to the Constitution of the United States
American Anti-Slavery Society, Constitution.
American Anti-Slavery Society, Declaration of Sentiments.
Anthony, Susan B. "Is It a Crime for a U. S. Citizen to Vote?"
Austin, James T. On the Murder of Lovejoy
Barclay, Robert. "Fifteen Propositions".
Bingham, Caleb. "Extract from an Oration on Eloquence".
Bloomberg, Michael. Address on Governors' Island, 03 August 2010.
Bumpers, Dale. Defense in the Clinton Impeachment Trial.
Bush, George W. First Inaugural.
Bush, George W. "An Address to a Joint Session of Congress and the American People", 20 September 2001.
Bush, George W. "Address to the Nation on the September 11 Attacks", 11 September 2001.
Calhoun, John C. On the Reception of the Abolition Petitions, 06 February 1837.
Chaplin, Charlie. Closing Speech from The Great Dictator.
Chapman, John Jay. Coatesville Address.
Churchill, Winston. "Blood, Toil, Tears and Sweat".
Churchill, Winston "Their Finest Hour".
Clay, Henry. Report of a Speech to the American Colonization Society.
Clinton, Hillary Rodham. "Womens' Rights Are Human Rights".
Clinton, William Jefferson. "I Have Sinned".
Clinton, William Jefferson. State of the Union, 1999.
Colbert, Stefen. Colbert's Northwestern Commencement, 2011
Communist Party of America. Open Letter to Eugene V. Debs, April 25, 1920.
Constitution of the United States.
Debs, Eugene. "The American Movement".
Debs, Eugene. Trial Argument, United States v. Eugene V. Debs, 11 September 1918.
Debs, Eugene. Address to the Jury
Debs, Eugene. Canton, Ohio Address.
Debs, Eugene. "The Issue".
Debs, Eugene. Statement to the Court.
Douglass, Frederick. "We Have Decided to Stay".
Douglass, Frederick. On Woman Suffrage.
Douglass, Frederick. "What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?"
DuBois, W. E. B. "Close Ranks". The Crisis July 1918.
DuBois, W. E. B. Niagara Movement Address.
Eisenhower, Dwight D. Farewell Address, 17 January 1961.
Federalist no. 9
Fell, Margaret Fox. Womens Speaking Justified, Proved and Allowed by the Scriptures.
Franklin, Benjamin. Advice to a Young Tradesman.
Franklin, Benjamin. On the Constitution.
Garrison, William Lloyd. Editorial "To the Public."
Garrison, William Lloyd. "No Compromise with Slavery".
Garrison, William Lloyd. Peace Declaration.
Gompers, Samuel. Speech to the AFL.
Grimke, Angelina. Speech in Pennsylvania Hall.
Grimke, Sarah. Response to the Pastoral Letter.

H - M

Henry, Patrick. Speech at the Virginia Ratification Debate.
Hill, Anita. Opening Statement to Senate Judiciary Committee
Hyde, Henry. Summation of the Prosecution in the Clinton Impeachment.
Jefferson, Thomas. Letter to Demeunier.
Jefferson, Thomas. Letter to John Holmes.
Johnson, Lyndon Baines. Gulf of Tonkin Address.
Kennedy, John Fitzgerald. Address to the Greater Houston Ministerial Association, 12 September 1960.
Kennedy, John Fitzgerald. Address at Rice University, 12 December 1962
Kennedy, John Fitzgerald. Civil Rights Address, 11 June 1963.
Kennedy, John Fitzgerald. Inaugural Address.
Kennedy, John Fitzgerald. Berlin Wall Address.
Kennedy, Robert Fitzgerald. Address on the Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr..
King, Martin Luther. "I Have a Dream".
Lee, Henry. Funeral Oration on the Death of George Washington, 26 December 1799.
LeGuin, Ursula K. "She Unnames Them".
Lincoln, Abraham. Cooper Union Address.
Lincoln, Abraham. First Inaugural Address.
Lincoln, Abraham. Gettysburg Address.
Lincoln, Abraham. "A House Divided.
Lincoln, Abraham. The Perpetuation of Our Political Institutions: Address Before the Young Men's Lyceum of Springfield, Illinois, January 27, 1838.
Lincoln, Abraham. Sanitary Fair Address.
Lincoln, Abraham. Second Inaugural Address.
Mandela, Nelson. First Inaugural Address.
Mandela, Nelson. I am Prepared to Die.
McCain, John. Concession Speech.
McCain, Meghan. Eulogy for Senator John McCain.
Mott, Lucretia "The Law of Progress".

N - Z

Nixon, Richard M. "Checkers" Speech.
Obama, Barack. Aurora Speech
Obama, Barack. Marriage Equality Ruling.
Obama, Barack. State of the Union 2015.
Obama, Barack. Victory Speech, 4 November 2008
Obama, Barack. First Inaugural, 20 January 2009.
Obama, Barack. Newtown Adress.
Obama, Michelle. Final Address as First Lady, 06 January 2017.
Pastoral Letter of the General Association of Massachusetts (Congregational).
Obama, Michelle Michelle Obama Speech at Maya Angelou Memorial
Phillips, Wendell. On the Murder of Lovejoy.
Plessy v. Ferguson Excerpts.
Reagan, Ronald. Challenger Address.
Reagan, Ronald. First Inaugural Address.
Reagan, Ronald. "A Time for Choosing".
Roosevelt, Franklin Delano. Fireside Chat 1: On the Banking Crisis.
Roosevelt, Franklin Delano. First Inaugural Address.
Roosevelt, Franklin Delano. Pearl Harbor Address.
Sagoyewapha (Red Jacket). Reply to Cram
Sarachild, Kathie. A Program for Feminist "Consciousness Raising".
Secession of South Carolina -- Declaration of the Immediate Causes
Seneca Falls Declaration
Spies, August. Address to the Court.
Stanton, Elizabeth Cady. "The Solitude of Self".
Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee. Position Paper on Women in the Movement.
Suffrage Amendments to the Constitution
Thunberg, Greta. Speech to the United Nations on Climate Change, 23 September 2019.
Washington, Booker T. Atlanta Exposition Address.
Washington, George. Farewell Address.
Washington, George. First Annual Address to Congress
Washington, George. First Inaugural Address
Wilson, Woodrow. Address To a Joint Session of Congress Requesting a Declaration of War against Germany.
Woolman, John. Journal, Extracts.
Yousafzai, Malala. Nobel Lecture.

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