Download e-book for iPad: 100 Documents That Changed the World: From Magna Carta to by Scott Christianson

By Scott Christianson

a hundred records that modified the area brings jointly crucial written agreements, declarations and statements in heritage. The records integrated right here have replaced the process historical past by means of rewriting legislation, granting freedoms and laying out constitutions. yet in addition to legit charters and presidential proclamations, there also are the hand-written records that experience long gone directly to form the best way we predict, the scrawled notes that mark breakthroughs within the worlds of technological know-how and know-how, and the annotated manuscripts that experience develop into literary landmarks. records incorporated: Magna Carta (1215); Shakespeare’s First Folio (1623); assertion of independence (1776); structure of the U.S. (1787); Louisiana buy (1803); Darwin’s Evolutionary Tree (1837); Gettysburg handle (1863); Treaty of Versailles (1919); German give up (1945); Martin Luther King, Jr's “I Have A Dream” speech (1963); First site (1991); Edward Snowden documents (2013).

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