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A New System of Government
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Web links for this program are listed below. Text-based resources are listed in the Program 5 Bibliography.

John Adams

John Adams
http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/presidents/ja2.html  
A portrait and biography of John Adams.

Index on John Adams
http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/P/ja2/  
John Adams' Inaugural Address and State of the Nation speeches, etc.

Biography of John Adams
http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/P/ja2/about/bio/adamsxx.htm  
Links to different stages in the life of John Adams.

Paine, 1792

USA: Paine, Rights of Man
http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/D/1776-1800/paine/ROM/rofmxx.htm  
Provides links to the text of The Rights of Man by Thomas Paine, prefaces, etc.

George Washington

The Apotheosis of George Washington
http://xroads.virginia.edu/~CAP/GW/gwmain.html  
An examination of George Washington's role in history, with links to a biography.

The Surprising George Washington
http://www.archives.gov/publications/prologue/1994/spring/george-washington-1.html  
An article examining Washington's characteristics and his treatment as an historical figure. Includes links to some images.

James Madison

James Madison
http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/presidents/jm4.html  
A Madison portrait and biography.

The Papers of James Madison
http://www.virginia.edu/pjm/  
Provides links to the papers of James Madison, a short biography, Madison documents, etc.

Index on James Madison
http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/P/jm4/jm4.htm  
Provides links to a Madison biography, Madison's State of the Union Addresses, Inaugural Addresses, etc.

Alexander Hamilton

A Biography of Alexander Hamilton
http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/B/hamilton/hamilxx.htm  
A comprehensive Hamilton biography with links to different parts of his life.

Secretaries of the Treasury: Alexander Hamilton (1789-1795)
http://www.ustreas.gov/education/history/secretaries/ahamilton.shtml  
A history of Hamilton as Secretary of the Treasury, with a portrait and information about the artist.

Delegates to the Constitutional Convention: New York
http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/constitution_founding_fathers_new_york.html#Hamilton  
A biography of Alexander Hamilton with related links.

Alexander Hamilton
http://www.ushistory.org/brandywine/special/art08.htm  
The history of the Brandywine Battle.

Thomas Jefferson

Monticello -- The Home of Thomas Jefferson
http://www.monticello.org/  
Information on Monticello, with links to a brief Jefferson biography, a timeline, physical descriptions of Jefferson, Jefferson quotes, etc.

Thomas Jefferson
http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/presidents/tj3.html  
A portrait and biography of Jefferson.

Thomas Jefferson Online Resources at the University of Virginia
http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/jefferson/  
A photo of a Jefferson statue, with his epitaph, and with links to texts written by or written to Jefferson. Also includes quotations, Jefferson's views on politics and government, bibliographies, etc.

Thomas Jefferson
http://sc94.ameslab.gov/TOUR/tjefferson.html  
A biography of Jefferson.

Jefferson Inaugural Speech

Index on Thomas Jefferson
http://www.let.rug.nl/usa/presidents/thomas-jefferson/state-of-the-nation-1801.php  
Jefferson's Inaugural Addresses and State of the Nation Addresses.

"Jefferson's First Inaugural Address": American Treasures of the Library of Congress
http://jeffersonpapers.princeton.edu/selected-documents/first-inaugural-address  
A manuscript draft of Jefferson's first Inaugural Address, and a brief background.

Declaration of Independence

America's Historical Documents: The Declaration of Independence
http://www.archives.gov/historical-docs/document.html?doc=1&title.raw=Declaration%20of%20Independence  
Images, a transcription, and analytical articles about The Declaration of Independence of the United States of America.

Africans in America/Part 2/ The Declaration of Independence
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part2/2h31.html  
A life-size painting of the First Continental Congress, assembled to sign the Declaration of Independence.



  

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