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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
A portrait and biography of John Adams.

Index on John Adams
John Adams' Inaugural Address and State of the Nation speeches, etc.

Biography of John Adams
Links to different stages in the life of John Adams.

Paine, 1792

USA: Paine, Rights of Man
Provides links to the text of The Rights of Man by Thomas Paine, prefaces, etc.

George Washington

The Apotheosis of George Washington
An examination of George Washington's role in history, with links to a biography.

The Surprising George Washington
An article examining Washington's characteristics and his treatment as an historical figure. Includes links to some images.

James Madison

James Madison
A Madison portrait and biography.

The Papers of James Madison
Provides links to the papers of James Madison, a short biography, Madison documents, etc.

Index on James Madison
Provides links to a Madison biography, Madison's State of the Union Addresses, Inaugural Addresses, etc.

Alexander Hamilton

A Biography of Alexander Hamilton
A comprehensive Hamilton biography with links to different parts of his life.

Secretaries of the Treasury: Alexander Hamilton (1789-1795)
A history of Hamilton as Secretary of the Treasury, with a portrait and information about the artist.

Delegates to the Constitutional Convention: New York
A biography of Alexander Hamilton with related links.

Alexander Hamilton
The history of the Brandywine Battle.

Thomas Jefferson

Monticello -- The Home of Thomas Jefferson
Information on Monticello, with links to a brief Jefferson biography, a timeline, physical descriptions of Jefferson, Jefferson quotes, etc.

Thomas Jefferson
A portrait and biography of Jefferson.

Thomas Jefferson Online Resources at the University of Virginia
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.

Jefferson Inaugural Speech

Index on Thomas Jefferson
Jefferson's Inaugural Addresses and State of the Nation Addresses.

"Jefferson's First Inaugural Address": American Treasures of the Library of Congress
A manuscript draft of Jefferson's first Inaugural Address, and a brief background.

Declaration of Independence

America's Historical Documents: The Declaration of Independence
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
A life-size painting of the First Continental Congress, assembled to sign the Declaration of Independence.


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