Great Speeches and Writings of American History


Washington and Lafayette at Valley Forge, winter of 1777 - 1778. Copy of an engraving by H.B. Hall after Alzono Chappel.

Great Speeches and Writings

Abraham Lincoln's First Major Speech - The Lyceum Speech

Letters from the Alamo - William Barett Travis

Abraham Lincoln's Letter to James C. Conkling (1863) to be read to Illinois citizens.

Theodore Roosevelt's speech on "The Strenuous Life".

Their Finest Hour - Winston Churchill

The Long Telegram - by George F. Kennan, Ambassador to the Soviet Union.

Sinews of Peace (The Iron Curtain Speech) by Winston Churchill

Douglas MacArthur's Farewell Speech at West Point

Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce

Music of the Civil War