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.
American Equal Rights Association, Constitution, May 1866.
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 "Address to Rwanda Genocide Survivors", 25 March 1998.
Clinton, William Jefferson. "Remarks to the Columbine High School Community," 20 May 1999.
Clinton, William Jefferson. "I Have Sinned" 11 September 1998.
Clinton, William Jefferson. State of the Union, 1999.
Colbert, Stefen. Colbert's Northwestern Commencement, 2011
Colvin, Marie. Eulogy for Fallen War Correspondents
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. 26 June 1963.
Kennedy, Robert Fitzgerald. Address on the Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr..
King, Martin Luther. "I Have a Dream". 11 April 1963.
King, Martin Luther. Letter from a Birmingham City Jail. 16 April 1963.
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. Speech to the Democratic National Convention, 25 July 2016.
Obama, Michelle. Final Address as First Lady, 06 January 2017.
Obama, Michelle Michelle Obama Speech at Maya Angelou Memorial
Pastoral Letter of the General Association of Massachusetts (Congregational).
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.
Roosevelt, Theodore. "Duties of American Citizenship".
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.
Truman, Harry S. Truman Doctrine.
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.
X, Malcolm. "The Ballot or the Bullet. Detroit, 04 June 1964.
Yousafzai, Malala. Nobel Lecture.
Yousafzai, Malala. UN Address.

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