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By Scott Christianson

a hundred files that modified the area brings jointly crucial written agreements, declarations and statements in background. The files integrated right here have replaced the process background by way of rewriting legislation, granting freedoms and laying out constitutions. yet in addition to professional charters and presidential proclamations, there also are the hand-written records that experience long past directly to form the best way we predict, the scrawled notes that mark breakthroughs within the worlds of technology and expertise, and the annotated manuscripts that experience turn into literary landmarks. files integrated: Magna Carta (1215); Shakespeare’s First Folio (1623); statement of independence (1776); structure of the us (1787); Louisiana buy (1803); Darwin’s Evolutionary Tree (1837); Gettysburg deal with (1863); Treaty of Versailles (1919); German give up (1945); Martin Luther King, Jr's “I Have A Dream” speech (1963); First site (1991); Edward Snowden records (2013).

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