Historic Documents Of 2010, 1st Edition

  • Published By:
  • ISBN-10: 1608717771
  • ISBN-13: 9781608717774
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 800 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released September 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

  • Price:  Sign in for price

About

Overview

The Historic Documents series 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.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Thematic Table of Contents.
List of Document Sources.
Preface.
How to Use This Book.
Overview of 2010.
1: January.
2: Asian Carp Invade the Great Lakes.
3: Document: Illinois Responds to Michigan’s Request for Preliminary Injunction.
4: Document: Federal Officials Unveil Strategy to Combat Asian Carp in the Great Lakes.
5: Document: 2011 Asian Carp Framework Released.
6: Earthquakes Devastate Haiti and Chile.
7: Document: American Red Cross Announces Donation to Haiti.
8: Document: American Red Cross Statement on Resources Sent to Haiti.
9: Document: United States and Haiti Release Joint Statement Regarding Haitian Earthquake.
10: Document: U.S. Secretary of State Clinton on the Situation in Chile.
11: Document: U.S. Government Announces Aid Work in Chile Following Earthquake.
12: Supreme Court on Campaign Contributions.
13: Document: Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission.
14: State of the Union Address and Republican Response.
15: Document: The State of the Union Address.
16: Document: Virginia Governor McDonnell Response to the President’s Address.
17: February.
18: President Obama Establishes the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform.
19: Document: President Obama’s Remarks on Establishing the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform.
20: Document: Executive Order Establishing the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform.
21: Document: Report of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform.
22: Federal Hiring Incentives Bill Signed.
23: Document: Sen. Boxer, D-Calif., in Support of the HIRE Act.
24: Document: Sen. Gregg, R-N.H., in Opposition to the HIRE Act.
25: Document: President Obama’s Remarks on Signing the HIRE Act.
26: March.
27: Iraq Parliamentary Elections.
28: Document: United Nations Supports Iraqi Elections.
29: Document: President Obama Remarks on Iraq’s Parliamentary Elections.
30: Document: UN Special Representative in Iraq Remarks on Parliamentary Elections.
31: Health Care Reform Signed into Law.
32: Document: Rep. Hoyer, D-Md., in Support of Health Care Reform.
33: Document: Rep. Boehner, R-Ohio, in Opposition to Health Care Reform.
34: Document: President Obama on Signing Health Care Reform into Law.
35: South Korean Naval Vessel Sunk by Torpedo.
36: Document: South Korean Statement on the Sinking of the Cheonan.
37: Document: Results of the South Korean Investigation into the Cheonan Sinking.
38: Document: North Korea Disputes South Korea’s Cheonan Investigation Findings.
39: Race to the Top Education Funds Awarded.
40: Document: Secretary Duncan Announces Race to the Top Winners.
41: Document: Secretary Duncan Announces Phase II Race to the Top Winners.
42: Moscow Subway Attacked by Suicide Bombers.
43: Document: Russian President Medvedev Holds Special Meeting After Subway Attacks.
44: Document: Russian President Medvedev Calls for Enhanced Transportation Security.
45: April.
46: Federal Court Rules in Net Neutrality Case.
47: Document: Comcast v. Federal Communications Commission.
48: The United States and Russia Agree to New Arms Treaty.
49: Document: Arms Treaty Between the United States and Russia.
50: Unrest in Kyrgyzstan.
51: Document: U.S. Expresses Concern over Violence in Kyrgyzstan.
52: Document: White House Statement on Unrest in Kyrgyzstan.
53: Document: U.S. Embassy in Kyrgyzstan Statement on Unrest.
54: Document: United Nations Statement on Violence in Kyrgyzstan.
55: Polish President and Top Politicians Killed in Plane Crash.
56: Document: Poland’s President Buried.
57: Document: New President of Poland Addresses the Nation.
58: Volcanic Ash Spreads across Europe.
59: Document: European Union Releases Memo on Volcanic Ash.
60: Senate Debates Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Legislation.
61: Document: Sen. McConnell in Opposition to Wall Street Reform.
62: Document: Sen. Durbin in Support of Wall Street Reform.
63: Document: President Obama Signs Wall Street Reform Legislation.
64: Arizona Passes Nation’s Toughest Immigration Law.
65: Document: Gov. Brewer on Passage of Arizona’s Immigration Law.
66: Document: U.S. Justice Department Files Suit Against Arizona Immigration Law.
67: Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill.
68: Document: Secretaries Salazar and Napolitano Launch Deepwater Horizon Investigation.
69: Document: Secretary of the Interior Salazar Launches First Full Review of Offshore Drilling Safety.
70: First U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Approved.
71: Document: Interior Secretary Salazar Announces Approval of First U.S. Offshore Wind Farm.
72: Document: Interior Secretary Salazar Signs Lease for Cape Wind.
73: May.
74: Greek Financial Crisis.
75: Document: IMF Announces Monetary Plan to Aid Greek Economic Crisis.
76: Document: EU and IMF Issue Statement on Greek Financial Crisis.
77: Attempted Bombing in Times Square.
78: Document: Mayor Bloomberg Responds to Attempted Times Square Bombing.
79: Political Crisis in Thailand.
80: Document: Foreign Minister Briefs Ambassadors on Thailand Political Situation.
81: Document: Foreign Minister Addresses Concern Regarding Political Situation in Thailand.
82: Document: ASEAN Statement on Thailand Political Situation.
83: Elena Kagan Nominated to U.S. Supreme Court.
84: Document: President Obama Nominates Elena Kagan for the U.S. Supreme Court.
85: Document: Elena Kagan Testifies Before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
86: Power Shift in the United Kingdom.
87: Document: David Cameron upon Being Elected Prime Minister.
88: Document: Prime Minister Cameron’s Government Outlines Its New Strategy.
89: Supreme Court Rules on Life in Prison without Parole for Underage Offenders.
90: Document: Graham v. Florida.
91: Midterm Primary Elections.
92: Document: RNC Chairman Steele on Rand Paul Victory.
93: Document: Sen. Cornyn on Christine O’Donnell’s Primary Victory.
94: Violence in Jamaica.
95: Document: Jamaican Government Declares a State of Emergency.
96: Document: Prime Minister’s Statement on the Situation in Kingston.
97: Document: State of Emergency Regulations Released.
98: Document: DEA Announces Coke’s Extradition to the United States on Drug and Arms Trafficking Charges.
99: U.S. Secretary of State Tours Asia.
100: Document: Secretary of State Clinton Remarks on the U.S.-China Economic Dialogue.
101: Document: Secretary of State Clinton, Treasury Secretary Geithner, and Chinese Vice Premier Wang on Economic Relations.
102: “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” Repealed.
103: Document: Speaker Pelosi in Support of the Repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”.
104: Document: Sen. McCain in Opposition to the Repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”.
105: Document: Department of Defense Report on “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”.
106: Israel Raids Gaza Flotilla.
107: Document: UN Condemns Gaza Blockade.
108: Document: Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu on the Gaza Flotilla.
109: June.
110: Supreme Court Rules on Miranda Rights.
111: Document: Berghuis v. Thompkins.
112: Supreme Court Rules on Material Support of Terrorist Organizations.
113: Document: Holder v. Humanitarian Law Project.
114: Supreme Court Rules on Second Amendment Rights.
115: Document: McDonald v. Chicago.
116: July.
117: The United States and Russia Exchange Spies.
118: Document: Department of State Briefing on Spy Exchange.
119: South Africa Assesses the Success of the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
120: Document: South African Government Assesses the World Cup.
121: Changes in the Publishing Industry.
122: Document: Kindle Sales Surpass Hardcover Sales.
123: Document: Amazon.com Announces Second Quarter Sales.
124: Wildfires Impact Russia.
125: Document: President Medvedev Holds Fire Disaster Meeting.
126: Document: President Medvedev’s Response to the Russian Wildfires.
127: China Surpasses Japan to Become the World’s Second Largest Economy.
128: Document: China Discusses Economic Plans.
129: August.
130: Proposed Islamic Cultural Center Sparks Controversy.
131: Document: Mayor Bloomberg on Landmark Status Vote.
132: Document: President Obama on the Muslim Cultural Center.
133: U.S. District Judge Overturns California Ban on Gay Marriage.
134: Document: U.S. District Court Rules on Perry v. Schwarzenegger.
135: Last U.S. Combat Troops Leave Iraq.
136: Document: State Department Briefing on Withdrawal of Combat Forces from Iraq.
137: Document: President Obama on the End of Combat Missions in Iraq.
138: Violence in Somalia Increases.
139: Document: UN Security Council Condemns Somali Violence.
140: Document: United Nations Calls for Increase in Security Forces in Somalia.
141: Housing Market Hits 15-Year Low.
142: Document: National Association of Realtors® Announces Decline in July Existing-Home Sales.
143: Document: National Association of Realtors® Announces August Existing-Home Sales Rise.
144: Document: National Association of Realtors® Announces September Existing-Home Sales Rise.
145: Document: National Association of Realtors® Announces October Existing-Home Sales Decline.
146: Document: National Association of Realtors® Announces Existing-Home Sales Climb in November.
147: Floods Devastate Pakistan.
148: Document: President Zardari on Aid to Flood Victims.
149: Document: President Zardari Holds Meeting on Flood Reconstruction.
150: September.
151: FBI Report on Crime in the United States.
152: Document: FBI Statistics on Crime in the United States.
153: Parliamentary Elections Held in Afghanistan.
154: Document: United Nations Expresses Support for Afghan Parliamentary Elections.
155: Document: Independent Election Commission on Certification of Results.
156: U.S. Poverty Level Hits Fifteen-Year High.
157: Document: Census Bureau Report on Poverty in the United States.
158: Document: President Obama on the Census Bureau Poverty Report.
159: France Imposes Ban on Face Veils and Deports Roma Gypsies.
160: Document: European Commission on France’s Roma Deportation.
161: Document: France Prohibits Wearing of Full Face Veil in Public.
162: Document: European Union Reassesses French Deportation of Roma.
163: Ecuador in Crisis.
164: Document: Ecuador’s President’s Remarks on Recent Violence in His Country.
165: Document: UN Secretary General Expresses Support for Ecuadorian Democracy.
166: Document: Rep. Kucinich Calls on United States to Support Ecuador.
167: October.
168: UN Releases Report on War Crimes in the Congo.
169: Document: United Nations Report on War Crimes in the Congo.
170: Brazilians Elect First Female President.
171: Document: Brazil Presidential Election Results in Runoff.
172: Document: Brazil Elects First Female President.
173: Toxic Sludge Blankets Hungarian Villages.
174: Document: Hungary Declares State of Emergency.
175: Document: Toxic Sludge Does Not Impede Travel.
176: Document: Hungarian Government Details Action on Toxic Sludge.
177: Document: Prime Minister Responds to Disaster.
178: Guinea Election Sparks Delays and Violence.
179: Document: United States and France Address Guinea Election Delay Concern.
180: Document: ECOWAS Calls on Transitional Government to Conduct Peaceful Election.
181: Document: ECOWAS Announces Satisfaction with Second Round of Guinea Voting.
182: Document: UN Concerned About Post-Election Violence in Guinea.
183: Document: UN Secretary General Welcomes Conclusion of Guinea Election.
184: Chinese Dissident Awarded Nobel Peace Prize.
185: Document: Chinese Government Responds to Nobel Peace Prize.
186: Document: Chinese Government Claims Support of One Hundred Nations and Organizations for Its Opposition.
187: Document: China Says Nobel Peace Prize Interferes with Internal Affairs.
188: Document: Nobel Prize Presentation Speech.
189: Document: China Criticizes Western Nation Support of Nobel Peace Prize.
190: Thirty-three Chilean Miners Rescued.
Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Thematic Table of Contents.
List of Document Sources.
Preface.
How to Use This Book.
Overview of 2010.
1: January.
2: Asian Carp Invade the Great Lakes.
3: Document: Illinois Responds to Michigan’s Request for Preliminary Injunction.
4: Document: Federal Officials Unveil Strategy to Combat Asian Carp in the Great Lakes.
5: Document: 2011 Asian Carp Framework Released.
6: Earthquakes Devastate Haiti and Chile.
7: Document: American Red Cross Announces Donation to Haiti.
8: Document: American Red Cross Statement on Resources Sent to Haiti.
9: Document: United States and Haiti Release Joint Statement Regarding Haitian Earthquake.
10: Document: U.S. Secretary of State Clinton on the Situation in Chile.
11: Document: U.S. Government Announces Aid Work in Chile Following Earthquake.
12: Supreme Court on Campaign Contributions.
13: Document: Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission.
14: State of the Union Address and Republican Response.
15: Document: The State of the Union Address.
16: Document: Virginia Governor McDonnell Response to the President’s Address.
17: February.
18: President Obama Establishes the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform.
19: Document: President Obama’s Remarks on Establishing the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform.
20: Document: Executive Order Establishing the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform.
21: Document: Report of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform.
22: Federal Hiring Incentives Bill Signed.
23: Document: Sen. Boxer, D-Calif., in Support of the HIRE Act.
24: Document: Sen. Gregg, R-N.H., in Opposition to the HIRE Act.
25: Document: President Obama’s Remarks on Signing the HIRE Act.
26: March.
27: Iraq Parliamentary Elections.
28: Document: United Nations Supports Iraqi Elections.
29: Document: President Obama Remarks on Iraq’s Parliamentary Elections.
30: Document: UN Special Representative in Iraq Remarks on Parliamentary Elections.
31: Health Care Reform Signed into Law.
32: Document: Rep. Hoyer, D-Md., in Support of Health Care Reform.
33: Document: Rep. Boehner, R-Ohio, in Opposition to Health Care Reform.
34: Document: President Obama on Signing Health Care Reform into Law.
35: South Korean Naval Vessel Sunk by Torpedo.
36: Document: South Korean Statement on the Sinking of the Cheonan.
37: Document: Results of the South Korean Investigation into the Cheonan Sinking.
38: Document: North Korea Disputes South Korea’s Cheonan Investigation Findings.
39: Race to the Top Education Funds Awarded.
40: Document: Secretary Duncan Announces Race to the Top Winners.
41: Document: Secretary Duncan Announces Phase II Race to the Top Winners.
42: Moscow Subway Attacked by Suicide Bombers.
43: Document: Russian President Medvedev Holds Special Meeting After Subway Attacks.
44: Document: Russian President Medvedev Calls for Enhanced Transportation Security.
45: April.
46: Federal Court Rules in Net Neutrality Case.
47: Document: Comcast v. Federal Communications Commission.
48: The United States and Russia Agree to New Arms Treaty.
49: Document: Arms Treaty Between the United States and Russia.
50: Unrest in Kyrgyzstan.
51: Document: U.S. Expresses Concern over Violence in Kyrgyzstan.
52: Document: White House Statement on Unrest in Kyrgyzstan.
53: Document: U.S. Embassy in Kyrgyzstan Statement on Unrest.
54: Document: United Nations Statement on Violence in Kyrgyzstan.
55: Polish President and Top Politicians Killed in Plane Crash.
56: Document: Poland’s President Buried.
57: Document: New President of Poland Addresses the Nation.
58: Volcanic Ash Spreads across Europe.
59: Document: European Union Releases Memo on Volcanic Ash.
60: Senate Debates Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Legislation.
61: Document: Sen. McConnell in Opposition to Wall Street Reform.
62: Document: Sen. Durbin in Support of Wall Street Reform.
63: Document: President Obama Signs Wall Street Reform Legislation.
64: Arizona Passes Nation’s Toughest Immigration Law.
65: Document: Gov. Brewer on Passage of Arizona’s Immigration Law.
66: Document: U.S. Justice Department Files Suit Against Arizona Immigration Law.
67: Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill.
68: Document: Secretaries Salazar and Napolitano Launch Deepwater Horizon Investigation.
69: Document: Secretary of the Interior Salazar Launches First Full Review of Offshore Drilling Safety.
70: First U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Approved.
71: Document: Interior Secretary Salazar Announces Approval of First U.S. Offshore Wind Farm.
72: Document: Interior Secretary Salazar Signs Lease for Cape Wind.
73: May.
74: Greek Financial Crisis.
75: Document: IMF Announces Monetary Plan to Aid Greek Economic Crisis.
76: Document: EU and IMF Issue Statement on Greek Financial Crisis.
77: Attempted Bombing in Times Square.
78: Document: Mayor Bloomberg Responds to Attempted Times Square Bombing.
79: Political Crisis in Thailand.
80: Document: Foreign Minister Briefs Ambassadors on Thailand Political Situation.
81: Document: Foreign Minister Addresses Concern Regarding Political Situation in Thailand.
82: Document: ASEAN Statement on Thailand Political Situation.
83: Elena Kagan Nominated to U.S. Supreme Court.
84: Document: President Obama Nominates Elena Kagan for the U.S. Supreme Court.
85: Document: Elena Kagan Testifies Before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
86: Power Shift in the United Kingdom.
87: Document: David Cameron upon Being Elected Prime Minister.
88: Document: Prime Minister Cameron’s Government Outlines Its New Strategy.
89: Supreme Court Rules on Life in Prison without Parole for Underage Offenders.
90: Document: Graham v. Florida.
91: Midterm Primary Elections.
92: Document: RNC Chairman Steele on Rand Paul Victory.
93: Document: Sen. Cornyn on Christine O’Donnell’s Primary Victory.
94: Violence in Jamaica.
95: Document: Jamaican Government Declares a State of Emergency.
96: Document: Prime Minister’s Statement on the Situation in Kingston.
97: Document: State of Emergency Regulations Released.
98: Document: DEA Announces Coke’s Extradition to the United States on Drug and Arms Trafficking Charges.
99: U.S. Secretary of State Tours Asia.
100: Document: Secretary of State Clinton Remarks on the U.S.-China Economic Dialogue.
101: Document: Secretary of State Clinton, Treasury Secretary Geithner, and Chinese Vice Premier Wang on Economic Relations.
102: “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” Repealed.
103: Document: Speaker Pelosi in Support of the Repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”.
104: Document: Sen. McCain in Opposition to the Repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”.
105: Document: Department of Defense Report on “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”.
106: Israel Raids Gaza Flotilla.
107: Document: UN Condemns Gaza Blockade.
108: Document: Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu on the Gaza Flotilla.
109: June.
110: Supreme Court Rules on Miranda Rights.
111: Document: Berghuis v. Thompkins.
112: Supreme Court Rules on Material Support of Terrorist Organizations.
113: Document: Holder v. Humanitarian Law Project.
114: Supreme Court Rules on Second Amendment Rights.
115: Document: McDonald v. Chicago.
116: July.
117: The United States and Russia Exchange Spies.
118: Document: Department of State Briefing on Spy Exchange.
119: South Africa Assesses the Success of the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
120: Document: South African Government Assesses the World Cup.
121: Changes in the Publishing Industry.
122: Document: Kindle Sales Surpass Hardcover Sales.
123: Document: Amazon.com Announces Second Quarter Sales.
124: Wildfires Impact Russia.
125: Document: President Medvedev Holds Fire Disaster Meeting.
126: Document: President Medvedev’s Response to the Russian Wildfires.
127: China Surpasses Japan to Become the World’s Second Largest Economy.
128: Document: China Discusses Economic Plans.
129: August.
130: Proposed Islamic Cultural Center Sparks Controversy.
131: Document: Mayor Bloomberg on Landmark Status Vote.
132: Document: President Obama on the Muslim Cultural Center.
133: U.S. District Judge Overturns California Ban on Gay Marriage.
134: Document: U.S. District Court Rules on Perry v. Schwarzenegger.
135: Last U.S. Combat Troops Leave Iraq.
136: Document: State Department Briefing on Withdrawal of Combat Forces from Iraq.
137: Document: President Obama on the End of Combat Missions in Iraq.
138: Violence in Somalia Increases.
139: Document: UN Security Council Condemns Somali Violence.
140: Document: United Nations Calls for Increase in Security Forces in Somalia.
141: Housing Market Hits 15-Year Low.
142: Document: National Association of Realtors® Announces Decline in July Existing-Home Sales.
143: Document: National Association of Realtors® Announces August Existing-Home Sales Rise.
144: Document: National Association of Realtors® Announces September Existing-Home Sales Rise.
145: Document: National Association of Realtors® Announces October Existing-Home Sales Decline.
146: Document: National Association of Realtors® Announces Existing-Home Sales Climb in November.
147: Floods Devastate Pakistan.
148: Document: President Zardari on Aid to Flood Victims.
149: Document: President Zardari Holds Meeting on Flood Reconstruction.
150: September.
151: FBI Report on Crime in the United States.
152: Document: FBI Statistics on Crime in the United States.
153: Parliamentary Elections Held in Afghanistan.
154: Document: United Nations Expresses Support for Afghan Parliamentary Elections.
155: Document: Independent Election Commission on Certification of Results.
156: U.S. Poverty Level Hits Fifteen-Year High.
157: Document: Census Bureau Report on Poverty in the United States.
158: Document: President Obama on the Census Bureau Poverty Report.
159: France Imposes Ban on Face Veils and Deports Roma Gypsies.
160: Document: European Commission on France’s Roma Deportation.
161: Document: France Prohibits Wearing of Full Face Veil in Public.
162: Document: European Union Reassesses French Deportation of Roma.
163: Ecuador in Crisis.
164: Document: Ecuador’s President’s Remarks on Recent Violence in His Country.
165: Document: UN Secretary General Expresses Support for Ecuadorian Democracy.
166: Document: Rep. Kucinich Calls on United States to Support Ecuador.
167: October.
168: UN Releases Report on War Crimes in the Congo.
169: Document: United Nations Report on War Crimes in the Congo.
170: Brazilians Elect First Female President.
171: Document: Brazil Presidential Election Results in Runoff.
172: Document: Brazil Elects First Female President.
173: Toxic Sludge Blankets Hungarian Villages.
174: Document: Hungary Declares State of Emergency.
175: Document: Toxic Sludge Does Not Impede Travel.
176: Document: Hungarian Government Details Action on Toxic Sludge.
177: Document: Prime Minister Responds to Disaster.
178: Guinea Election Sparks Delays and Violence.
179: Document: United States and France Address Guinea Election Delay Concern.
180: Document: ECOWAS Calls on Transitional Government to Conduct Peaceful Election.
181: Document: ECOWAS Announces Satisfaction with Second Round of Guinea Voting.
182: Document: UN Concerned About Post-Election Violence in Guinea.
183: Document: UN Secretary General Welcomes Conclusion of Guinea Election.
184: Chinese Dissident Awarded Nobel Peace Prize.
185: Document: Chinese Government Responds to Nobel Peace Prize.
186: Document: Chinese Government Claims Support of One Hundred Nations and Organizations for Its Opposition.
187: Document: China Says Nobel Peace Prize Interferes with Internal Affairs.
188: Document: Nobel Prize Presentation Speech.
189: Document: China Criticizes Western Nation Support of Nobel Peace Prize.
190: Thirty-three Chilean Miners Rescued.