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For more than 40 years, the Historic Documents series has made primary source research easy by presenting excerpts from documents on the important events of each year for the United States and the World. Each volume includes 60 to 70 events with well over 100 documents from the previous year, from official reports and surveys to speeches from leaders and opinion makers, to court cases, legislation, testimony, and much more. Historic Documents is renowned for the well-written and informative background, history, and context it provides for each document. Each volume begins with an insightful essay that sets the year’s events in context, and each document or group of documents is preceded by a comprehensive introduction that provides background information on the event. Full-source citations are ...

Census Bureau Reports on Poverty in the United States: September 16, 2015
Census Bureau Reports on Poverty in the United States: September 16, 2015

In September 2015, the U.S. Census Bureau released its official annual estimate of poverty and income in the United States alongside the supplemental measure of ...

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