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Historic documents of 2012.
Thousand Oaks, California : CQ Press, 2013.
1 online resource
Two thousand twelve, A.D.
Politics and government
'Historic Documents' makes primary source research easy by presenting in one volume key excerpts from documents about the important events of each year for the United States and the world. Each volume includes approximately 70 events with over 100 documents from the previous year, from official or other influential reports and surveys, to speeches from leaders and opinion makers, to court cases, legislation, testimony, and much more.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on December 16, 2014).
President Obama releases new defense strategy
Supreme Court rules on discrimination in religious organizations
CDC releases reports on obesity in the United States
State Department, president deny Keystone XL pipeline application
Congressional response to internet piracy protests
Supreme Court rules on privacy
Europe, Israel respond to rising tensions with Iran
State of the Union address and Republican response.
United Nations fails to take action in Syria
California and Washington legalize same-sex marriage
Federal officials announce $26 billion mortgage settlement
President Obama on contraception compromise
European leaders agree to new Greek bailout.
Mitt Romney and the RNC remark on 2012 presidential primary
Putin on his reelection as president of Russia
Evolving relationship between the United States and Afghanistan
Florida governor responds to Trayvon Martin shooting.
Supreme Court rules on jail strip searches
North Korea remarks on satellite launches
Secret Service responds to sexual misconduct in Colombia
International organizations respond to coup in Guinea-Bissau
Medicare trustees assess program's financial challenges
International Court convicts Charles Taylor of war crimes.
Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi wins seat in Burmese parliament
U.S. and China officials on Chinese dissident
French president Hollande delivers inaugural address
U.S. task force makes recommendations against routine prostate cancer screening
WikiLeaks founder denied stay of extradition.
May U.S. jobs report released
Wisconsin governor survives recall election
Secretary of Homeland Security amends immigration policy
Supreme Court rules on indecency in broadcasting
New Egyptian president delivers victory speech
Supreme Court rules on Arizona immigration law
Supreme Court rules on life without parole for juvenile killers
Supreme Court rules on Affordable Care Act.
Justice Department outlines largest health care fraud settlement
Scientists announce possible discovery of universe particle
European Central Bank cuts rates to record low
United Nations on Libyan elections and new government
Penn State releases report on Sandusky child sexual abuse allegations
Interior Department on the impact of a national helium shortage
Nasdaq proposes $62 million concession for difficulties related to Facebook's IPO debut
2012 Summer Olympic Games open in London.
NASA rover lands on Mars
Indian enquiry committee releases report on power grid failure
Wife of Chinese politicians sentenced to death with reprieve for murder
Chicago Teachers Union and mayor address strike
District court rules on Texas voter ID law.
Census Bureau reports on poverty in the United States
State Department responds to Benghazi consulate attack
China and Japan dispute island territory.
President Obama issues executive order sanctioning Iran; IAEA and Iran continue nuclear talks
President Obama and former gov. Romney meet in second presidential debate
FBI report on crime in the United States
State and federal officials on Hurricane Sandy damage and recovery.
Colorado and Washington state officials respond to marijuana referenda
President Obama remarks on 2012 reelection victory
Gen. Petraeus resigns as CIA director amid scandal
China unveils new leadership
Federal court strikes down Michigan affirmative action ban
Egypt announces presidential decree, acceptance of draft constitution
United Nations grants non-member observer state status to Palestine
U.S. and Mexican presidents on the new Mexican government.
2012 Doha Climate Change Conference
European Union awarded 2012 Nobel Peace Prize
Gov. Malloy and president Obama remark on Sandy Hook school shooting
United Nations approves intervention in Mali
South Korea elects first female president
Republicans and Democrats announce deal to avert fiscal cliff.
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