English 104

The following material is available online. Click the links to open the web pages.

1. Truth, Sojourner, "Ain't I A Woman?" Delivered at the Women's Convention in Akron, Ohio, 1851.
2. Ginsberg, Allen, "America," Collected Poems 1947-1980, HarperCollins, 1984.
3. U.S. Constitution, 1787.
4. Jefferson, Thomas, Declaration of Independence, Original Draft, June 12, 1776.
5. Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776.
6. King, Jr., Martin Luther, "Letter from a Birmingham Jail," 1963 (scroll down page for King's Letter.)
7. Hughes, Langston, "Ballad of Roosevelt," New Republic, November 14, 1934, 9.
8. Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, "Founding Statement." Submitted by SNCC to the Platform Committee of the National Democratic Convention, Los Angeles, CA, June 7, 1960.
9. Newton, Huey and Seale, Bobby, "The Black Panther Platform: What We Want, What We Believe," Oakland, CA, October, 1966.
10. Chavez, Cesar, "Letter from Delano,", Delano, CA, 1969.
11. Krenshaw, Kimberle, "Mapping the Margins: Intersectionality, Identity Politics, and Violence Against Women of Color," eds. Martha Albertson Fineman and Rixanne Mykitiuk, The Public Nature of Private Violence: The Discovery of Domestic Abuse, Routledge, 1994, 93-118.
12. Huntington, Samuel, "The Hispanic Challenge," Who Are We? The Challenges to America’s National Identity, Simon and Schuster, 2004, 221-256.
13. Savio, Mario "Sit-in Address on the Steps of Sproul Hall." Delivered at UC Berkeley, December 2, 1964 (text and audio.)
14. Dylan, Bob, "Only a Pawn in Their Game," The Times They Are A-Changin,' Warner Bros, 1963 (lyrics and audio.)
15. Thucydides, "Melian Dialogue," History of the Peloponnesian War, Book 5. Chapter 17, 431 BC.

Instructions for obtaining court cases via the Westlaw Campus database:
16. Plessy v. Ferguson
17. Brown v. Board of Education
18. Mendez v. Westminster
19. Korematsu v. US

  • Go to the library home page and click the Periodical Databases link under the main search box
  • Click the W at Databases by Name (1st alphabetical list in the upper right of the page) and the Westlaw Campus database name link (enter your student ID# at the remote authentication screen if you are off campus)
  • Click the LAW tab in the upper left of the Westlaw screen
  • In the left-hand sidebar, under Famous Documents, there are links to the first two cases: Plessy v. Ferguson and Brown v. the Board of Education. Click a case link and then click the "Case Outline" link, in the left-hand sidebar. Next, click the "Opinion" link, to the right. You may print, email or download the case files.
  • For the remaining two court cases, type the party names in the Find a Document by Title boxes in the left-hand sidebar and click the Go button. Click the title link, the "Case Outline" link, in the left-hand sidebar, and the "Opinion" link, to the right.

The following material is available via password-protected electronic reserve files. Click the title link and enter the password provided by your instructor.

20. Lowe, Ramona, "The Woman in the Window," Writing Red: An Anthology of American Women Writers 1930-1940, eds. Charlotte Nekola and Paula Rabinowitz, Feminist Press, 1987, 11-13.
21. Omi, Michael and Winant, Howard, "Racial Formation," Racial Formation in the United States: From the 1960s to the 1990s, Routledge, 1994, 9-15.
22. Katznelson, Ira, "White Veterans Only," When Affirmative Action was White: An Untold History of Racial Inequality in Twentieth-Century America, Norton, 2006, 114-141.
23. Gomez, Anna Nieto, "La Feminista," Encuentro Femenil, 1 (2), 1974, 34-47.
24. Sanchez, Rosaura, "The Toxic Toxin: Narratives of Xenophobia," Latino Studies, 9 (1), 2011, 126-144.
25. Angelou, Maya, Selected Material, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Random House, 1969, 180-189, 195-219.
26. Colborn-Roxworthy, Emily, "Manzanar, the Eyes of the World Are Upon You; Performance and Archival Ambivalence at a Japanese-American Internment Camp," Theatre Journal, 59 (2), 2007, 190-214.
27. Morgan, Robin, "No More Miss America," Sisterhood is Powerful: An Anthology of Writings from the Women's Liberation Movement, Vintage, 1970, 584-588.
28. King, Jr., Martin Luther, "Where Are We?" and "World House," Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community? HarperCollins, 1967, 1-22, 177-203.
29. Casey, Bernadette, et al., Television Studies: The Key Concepts, Taylor and Francis, 2001, 66-64, 120-123, 126-128, 132-135.
30. Terry, Wallace, "Private First Class Reginald 'Malik' Edwards, Rifleman, 9th Regiment, U.S. Marine Corps, Danang, June 1965-1966," Bloods: An Oral History of the Vietnam War by Black Veterans, Random House, 1984, 3-17.
31. Barthes, Roland, "The Great Family of Man," Mythologies, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1972, 100-102.
32. Schaar, John, "The Case for Patriotism," American Review, 17, 1973, 59-85, 96-99.
33. Rose, Tricia, "All Aboard the Night Train," Black Noise: Rap Music and Black Culture in Contemporary America, Wesleyan Univ Press, 1997, 21-61.
34. Kaiser, Charles, "Tears of Rage," 1968 in America: Music, Politics, Chaos, Counterculture, and the Shaping of a Generation, Grove, 1997, 150-166.
35. Dershowitz, Alan, "Where Do Rights Come From?" Rights From Wrongs: A Secular Theory of the Origins of Rights, Perseus, 2004, 1-11, 233-234.
36. Mariscal, George, Selected Material, Aztlan and Viet Nam, Univ of CA Press, 1999, 13-46, 183-184, 217-218.


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