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Web links for this program are listed below. Text-based resources are listed in the Program 3 Bibliography.

De Crevecoeur, Letters from an American Farmer

Letters from an American Farmer
The text of Letters from an American Farmer, by J. Hector St. John Crevecoeur, reprinted from the original.

PAL: St. Jean De Crevecoeur: 1735-1813
Provides a link to the text of the Letters from an American Farmer. Includes a bibliography, information about the importance of the letters, and a portrait of de Crevecouer.

American Values: Creating a Republic P.3 (1763-89)
An introduction to de Crevecoeur and his writings. Includes Letter III, and a portrait of de Crevecoeur.

Outline of American Literature - Chapter 2 - Democratic Origins and Revolutionary Writers, 1776-1820
Information on Revolutionary Writers, 1776-1820. Contains biographical information on de Crevecoeur with an excerpt from Letters from an American Farmer.

Benjamin Franklin

The Friends of Franklin, Inc. - Franklin Resources
The publications, papers, and presentations of Franklin, with links to other Franklin sites.

The World of Benjamin Franklin
Links to Ben Franklin' s life as a scientist, an inventor, a statesman, a printer, a philosopher, a musician, and an economist. Also, links to a chronological history of his life, etc.

The Electric Franklin
An introduction to Franklin, with links to narratives, activities, interactive games, pictures, etc.

Olaudah Equiano and the Slave Trade

The African-American Mosaic (Library of Congress)
A Library of Congress resource guide for the study of black history and culture, covering colonization, abolition, migrations, and the WPA. Includes extensive text, reproductions of documents and photos.

Equiano's Journal

Son of Africa: Facilitator's Guide
Excerpts from The Interesting Narrative of Olauda Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa the African. Includes links to other slave narratives, and a selected bibliography.

Africans in America - Part 1 - Olaudah Equiano
Historical and biographical information on Equiano, and the text of his autobiography.

The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano or Gustavus Vassa the African (1789)
A brief introduction and the text of Equiano's journal.

George Washington

George Washington Papers Homepage
The papers and documents of George Washington.

George Washington Papers: Time Line-Colonial Period
A George Washington timeline with reference to Fort Duquesne and relevant links.

The Point: People: George Washington
The story of the young George Washington in Pennsylvania, up to and including the French and Indian War.

George Washington: The Soldier Through the French and Indian War
The role of George Washington in the French and Indian War.

Edward Hicks

Edward Hicks

http://www.albrightknox.org/collection/collection-highlights/piece:peaceable-kingdom/ The Peaceable Kingdom, with a brief discussion and a teacher's guide.

Copley's Paul Revere

Paul Revere
Copley's portrait of Paul Revere, with a brief discussion of the painting and its political context.

Paul Revere - An American Patriot
Copley's portrait of Paul Revere with a brief biography of Revere.

Poor Richard's Almanack; "The Way to Wealth"

Poor Richard
The text of Poor Richard's Almanack.

Franklin "Way to Wealth"
Provides links to The Way to Wealth, The Dichotomy of Perception and Behavior in Franklin's "The Way to Wealth", and A Review of Critical Commentary.

Outline of American Literature - Chapter 2 -Democratic Origins and Revolutionary Writers, 1776-1820.
A biography of Franklin and a description of Poor Richard's Almanack.


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