The World’s Famous Orations, Vol. X
Library of Congress
It was we, the people; not we, the white male citizens; nor yet we, the male citizens; but we, the whole people, who formed the Union.
On Woman’s Right to the Suffrage
Susan B.

The World’s Famous Orations, Vol. X

America: III (1861–1905)

Two millennia of Western Civilization come into focus through these 281 masterpieces delivered by 213 rhetoricians.


Index to Authors

Edward D. Baker
His Reply to Breckenridge
Henry Ward Beecher
His Speech in Liverpool
Carl Schurz
A Plea for General Amnesty
Horace Greeley
During His Campaign for President
Susan Brownell Anthony
On Woman’s Right to the Suffrage
L.Q.C. Lamar
On Sumner and the South
George William Curtis
His Oration at Concord
Robert Green Ingersoll
I. His Speech Nominating Blaine for President
II. At His Brother’s Grave
Dwight Lyman Moody
What Think Ye of Christ?
Roscoe Conkling
His Speech Nominating Grant for a Third Term
James Abram Garfield
His Speech Nominating Sherman for President
Ulysses Simpson Grant
Reasons for Being a Republican
James Gillespie Blaine
On the Death of Garfield
Grover Cleveland
I. His First Inaugural Address
II. His Eulogy of McKinley
Henry Woodfin Grady
The Old South and the New
Benjamin Harrison
His Inaugural Address
Frances Elizabeth Willard
Work Done for Humanity
Richard Parks Bland
The Parting of the Ways
Thomas Brackett Reed
In Closing the Wilson Tariff Bill Debate
Charles F. Crisp
In Closing the Wilson Tariff Bill Debate
John Sherman
On “The Crime of 1873
John Peter Altgeld
On Municipal and Governmental Ownership
George Frisbie Hoar
Subjugation of the Philippines Iniquitous
John Hay
His Tribute to McKinley
William McKinley
His Last Speech
Theodore Roosevelt
I. His Inaugural Address
II. On American Motherhood