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Web links for this program are listed below. Text-based resources are listed in the Program 7 Bibliography.

Adam Smith

Biography of Adam Smith (1723-1790)
http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/B/asmith/adams1.htm  
A biography of Adam Smith with links to parts of The Wealth of Nations.

Economics 3LL3 -- Smith
http://socserv2.socsci.mcmaster.ca/~econ/ugcm/3ll3/smith/wealth/  
Links to each of the five books of The Wealth of Nations.

Modern History Sourcebook: Adam Smith: The Wealth of Nations, 1776
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/adamsmith-summary.html  
The text of The Wealth of Nations.

Great Economists and Their Times
http://www.frbsf.org/publications/education/greateconomists/index.html  
The history and development of major schools of economic thought, beginning with Adam Smith and his Wealth of Nations.

Samuel Slater

Slater Mill
http://www.slatermill.org/home2/history/  
Biographical information on Samuel Slater, with a link to a history of the Slater Mill, a 1915 editorial from The Providence Journal, etc.

Thomas Jefferson & Inventions

Monticello
http://www.monticello.org/jefferson/dayinlife/sunrise/home.html  
Describes a day in the life of Thomas Jefferson with references to his mechanical inventions and labor-saving devices.

Thomas Jefferson
http://sc94.ameslab.gov/TOUR/tjefferson.html  
A biography of Jefferson with a reference to his inventions and his nail factory.

Alexander Hamilton

HamiltonBio
http://www.law.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/burr/HamiltonBio.htm  
An Alexander Hamilton chronology, with links to relevant documents, including an excerpt from The Report on the Subject of Manufactures.

A Biography of Alexander Hamilton (1755-1804)
http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/B/hamilton/hamil23.htm  
An introduction to and a description of Hamilton's Report on Manufacturers.

Francis Cabot Lowell

Pioneers: Francis Cabot Lowell
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/theymadeamerica/whomade/lowell_hi.html  
A brief biography of Lowell with related links.

William Butler Ogden

CPL Chicago Mayors Ogden
http://cpl.lib.uic.edu/004chicago/mayors/ogden.html  
A portrait of and a few biographical details about Mayor Ogden.

Chicago History -- City Hall
http://www.chgofinancecomm.chi.il.us/chicagohistory/cityhall.html  
The history of Chicago's city government with a reference to Ogden.

Gurdon Saltonstall Hubbard

Gurdon S. Hubbard- 1802 - 1886
http://www.newton.dep.anl.gov/natbltn/100-199/nb143.htm  
The story of Hubbard's journey to Chicago as a young boy.

The Illinois and Michigan Canal
http://www.newton.dep.anl.gov/natbltn/100-199/nb168.htm  
The building of the Illinois and Michigan Canal with a reference to Hubbard.

The Lowell Offering

"Liberty Rhetoric" among Lowell Mill girls
http://csivc.csi.cuny.edu/americanstudies/files/lavender/lowell.html  
A small online archive of Lowell mill images, letters, maps, drawings, songs, etc.

The "Utopian" Lowell Looms, 1844
http://www.albany.edu/faculty/gz580/His316/LowellOffering1.html  
Information about The Lowell Offering and an excerpt from the paper.

Modern History Sourcebook: Harriet Robinson: Lowell Mill Girls
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/robinson-lowell.html  
An account by Harriet Robinson of her life as a factory worker in the textile mills of Lowell, Massachusetts.

Ellis Chesbrough

Chicago Department of Sewers
http://www.chipublib.org/fa-chicago-sewers-collection/  
Detailed information on Chicago and its sewer system. On a page called "Raising Chicago" there is a portrait of Chesbrough and the history of his role in creating the sewer system of Chicago. Provides a link to the full text of Chesbrough's Chicago Sewerage Report.



  

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