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Published annually since 1972, 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 pairs original background narratives with well over 100 documents to chronicle the major events of the 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 provided. Readers have easy access to material through a detailed, thematic table of contents, and each event includes references to related coverage and documents from the last ten editions of the series. Events covered in the 2018 Edition include:  • Historic U.S. and South Korean diplomatic advances with North Korea  • Investigation of Russian influence in U.S. elections  • Chinese constitutional changes granting presidential terms for life  • March for Our Lives and gun control demonstrations  • Changes to U.S. immigration and trade policies  • Legalization of marijuana in Canada  • Resignation of Australian prime minister  • Pope declares death penalty inadmissible Volumes in this series dating back to 1972 are available as online editions on SAGE Knowledge.

Prime Minister May, EU Remark on Brexit Negotiations : September 21, October 22, November 25 and 26, December 10 and 17, 2018
Prime Minister May, EU Remark on Brexit Negotiations
Brian Beary

After more than a year of protracted negotiations, the European Union and the United Kingdom edged toward an agreement on the terms of the United Kingdom’s departure from the European Union—a process known popularly as Brexit. In early 2018, negotiators settled preliminary issues, including a “divorce” lump-sum payment by the United Kingdom, the rights of each other’s expatriate citizens to continue living and working in their adoptive countries, and the transition period for the United Kingdom to stop being bound by EU single-market rules. Negotiations in the latter half of ...

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