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The Rise of Capitalism
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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)
A biography of Adam Smith with links to parts of The Wealth of Nations.

Economics 3LL3 -- Smith
Links to each of the five books of The Wealth of Nations.

Modern History Sourcebook: Adam Smith: The Wealth of Nations, 1776
The text of The Wealth of Nations.

Great Economists and Their Times
The history and development of major schools of economic thought, beginning with Adam Smith and his Wealth of Nations.

Samuel Slater

Slater Mill
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

Describes a day in the life of Thomas Jefferson with references to his mechanical inventions and labor-saving devices.

Alexander Hamilton

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)
An introduction to and a description of Hamilton's Report on Manufacturers.

Francis Cabot Lowell

Pioneers: Francis Cabot Lowell
A brief biography of Lowell with related links.

William Butler Ogden

CPL Chicago Mayors Ogden
A portrait of and a few biographical details about Mayor Ogden.

Chicago History -- City Hall
The history of Chicago's city government with a reference to Ogden.

Gurdon Saltonstall Hubbard

Gurdon S. Hubbard- 1802 - 1886
The story of Hubbard's journey to Chicago as a young boy.

The Illinois and Michigan Canal
The building of the Illinois and Michigan Canal with a reference to Hubbard.

The Lowell Offering

"Liberty Rhetoric" among Lowell Mill girls
A small online archive of Lowell mill images, letters, maps, drawings, songs, etc.

The "Utopian" Lowell Looms, 1844
Information about The Lowell Offering and an excerpt from the paper.

Modern History Sourcebook: Harriet Robinson: Lowell Mill Girls
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
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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