ProQuest Executive Orders and Presidential Proclamations

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The “Missing Piece” in U.S. History and Legal Research
Historic and Current Primary Source Government Documents

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ProQuest Executive Orders and Presidential Proclamations

  1. 1. PROQUEST EXECUTIVE ORDERS AND PRESIDENTIAL PROCLAMATIONS The “Missing Piece” in U.S. History and Legal Research Historic and Current Primary Source Government Documents
  2. 2. The History of Thanksgiving: draft, manuscript, and printed versions of Thanksgiving proclamations throughout U.S. history Manuscript and print images of the first Thanksgiving proclamation President George Washington 1789 11/20/2014 3
  3. 3. The History of U.S. Military Actions: The First Seminole War President Monroe instructs General Jackson not to attack any fort occupied by Spanish troops 11/20/2014 4
  4. 4. History of Public Lands: Lands Withdrawn for Military Use… many records include maps and attachments President Jackson orders Mississippi Territory lands withdrawn for naval timber supply 11/20/2014 5
  5. 5. Civil War Era General Fitz John Porter career and court-martial 11/20/2014 6
  6. 6. History of U.S.-Native American Relations: Resettlement of the Nez Perce nation following the Nez Perce War Includes documents signed by President Hayes, General Sherman, and General Miles 11/20/2014 7
  7. 7. Panama and Panama Canal executive orders...some with maps and attachments 11/20/2014 8
  8. 8. The History of Presidential Pardons 11/20/2014 9

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