One of the best web resources for speech texts on a wide range of topics. Many speeches can also be found at this site, though many are edited versions.  A strong list of links to good materials available on the web about many topic related to American slavery and abolition.  Excellent documents and history related to American Presidents  Excellent resource for famous speeches from Late nineteenth to the twentieth century  Another great resource for American history and documents sometimes with a different perspective.  A great resource for the period of the American Revolution  This is the Library of Congress website on Women's History.  This is the National Archive Site on Woman Suffrage.  This is another timeline of events in women's history.  A nice timeline of the final years of the push for woman suffrage.  Here is a brief timeline of the Civil Rights Movement with some good images and links to some documents.  Links to many excellent resources on African American History including documents and speech texts.