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The Events of 1831 Key Events Maps Transcript Webography

Web links for this program are listed below. Text-based resources are listed in the Program 8 Bibliography.

Alexis de Tocqueville

In Search of Tocqueville's Democracy in America
Biographical information on Alexis de Tocqueville, as well as information on Tocqueville's visit to America, famous passages from Democracy in America, etc.

Tocqueville, Democracy in America

Democracy in America
Provides links to the text of Democracy in America, a virtual tour, Tocqueville's itinerary, maps, and many other links.

Gustave Beaumont

Descriptions of America
Journal entries and correspondence from Toqueville and Beaumont's journey.

Tocqueville and Beaumont on Race
An introduction to and the text of Tocqueville and Beaumont's observations on slavery and the "Indian Problem."

Gustave de Beaumont: Letters and Excerpts from Marie
A collection of Beaumont's letters on women and marriage.

Andrew Jackson

Andrew Jackson
A biography and portrait of Andrew Jackson.

Andrew Jackson
A detailed biography of Andrew Jackson with related links.

USA: A biography of Andrew Jackson 1767 - 1845
Provides links to different stages of the life and career of Andrew Jackson.

Andrew Jackson
An exploration of Andrew Jackson, his image, his rhetoric, etc.

The Avalon Project : President Jackson's Proclamation Regarding Nullification, December 10, 1832
The text of Andrew Jackson's Proclamation Regarding Nullification.

John C. Calhoun

Today in History: March 18
A biography of John C. Calhoun with a scanned original of a speech he made, a photo of his tomb, and related links. Includes a link to a page about the Nullification Crisis.

John Caldwell Calhoun
A brief biography and image of a marble statue of Calhoun.

Calhoun, John - John C. Calhoun in the U.S. Capitol
A tribute to John C. Calhoun with links to a biography, his political theory, and a gallery.

Henry Clay

USA: Henry Clay: An Introduction
An introduction to Henry Clay and his politics.

Ashland: The Henry Clay Estate &3151; The Attorney
A speech by Justice Sandra Day O'Connor about Henry Clay.

Henry Clay--NSH Statue
A brief biography and image of a statue of Henry Clay.

Daniel Webster

Daniel Webster - Dartmouth's Favorite Son.
Provides links to an introduction on Daniel Webster, a virtual exhibit, a timeline, speeches and an image gallery.

Today in History: March 7
A history of Webster's Seventh of March speech with related links. Includes a link to the text of the speech.

Webster-Hayne Debate, 1830

Congressional timeline
A United States historical timeline with related links and a reference to the Webster-Hayne debate.

Hayne-Webster Debate
The story of the Hayne-Webster Debate. Includes quotes.

The Way of Good and Evil

Library of Congress - Prints and Photographs On-line catalog
View The Way of Good & Evil by John Hailer by "searching all categories". Provides a small image with description.

Horace Mann

Report No. 12 of the Massachusetts School Board (1848) Horace Mann
The text of Report No. 12 of the Massachusetts School Board.

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

PBS: Not For Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony
A rich visual and audio site telling the story of Stanton and Anthony.

Elizabeth Cady Stanton House
Biographical information about Elizabeth Cady Stanton, with photos of her and the house.

Elizabeth Cady Stanton House: Solitude of Self
Text of an address by Elizabeth Cady Stanton before the Committee of the Judiciary of the United States Congress on January 18, 1892, on the topic of women's equality.

Portrait Monument to Lucretia Mott, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Susan B. Anthony
Information on woman's suffrage and Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Provides links to the Declaration of Sentiment, a draft of Stanton's The Woman's Bible, information on the National American Woman Suffrage Association, etc.

Stanton, Elizabeth Cady
A brief biography and photo of Stanton.

Seneca Falls Declaration of Sentiments

Modern History SourceBook: Declaration of Sentiments, Seneca Falls, New York, 1848
The Declaration of Sentiments.

Votes for Women: Selections from the National American Woman Suffrage Association Collection, 1848-1921
A Library of Congress collection of women's suffrage texts and images. Includes the text of the Declaration of Sentiments.

The Seneca Falls Convention (Reason): American Treasures of the Library of Congress
An introduction to the Seneca Falls Convention with scanned originals of an Elizabeth Cady Stanton Scrapbook cover, signatures on the Declaration of Sentiments, newspaper articles about the convention, etc.

Today in History: January 3
A Lucretia Mott biography with many photos and related links, including one to an autobiographical sketch.

Lucretia Mott
The text of Lucretia Mott's speech, Discourse On Woman.

Women's Rights --Bios of Prominent American Women
Brief biographies on prominent American women in the Women's Rights Movement, including Mott, Stanton, and Anthony.

Lydia Child

Stand from Under
The text of "Stand From Under," written by Lydia Maria Child for William Lloyd Garrison's anti-slavery weekly The Liberator.

Lydia Maria Child, from THE LIBERTY BELL. Online Archive.
Provides links to Lydia Maria Child's Slavery's Pleasant Homes, and more of Child's writings from The Liberty Bell.

Sarah and Angelina Grimké

Furman: Angelina Grimké's Appeal To The Christian Women of the South
The text of Angelina Grimké's Appeal To The Christian Women of the South, about equality of the sexes.

One Hundred Years toward Suffrage: An Overview
A timeline of women's suffrage. Includes a reference to Sarah Grimké.

Charles Finney

Charles Grandison Finney (1792-1875)
A biography of Charles Finney.

Charles Finney Systematic Theology - Didaskalos Ministries
A biography and the texts of Finney's lectures.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The American Scholar by Ralph Waldo Emerson
The text of The American Scholar by Ralph Waldo Emerson, with his quote, "The state of society."

Ralph Waldo Emerson Biography
A biography of Emerson with related links.

IHAS Poet - Ralph Waldo Emerson.
An interactive site on Emerson, with photos, biographical information, a QuickTime video, and related links.

William Lloyd Garrison

Africans in America - William Lloyd Garrison
A photo of Garrison with biographical information. Provides a link to his portrait, information on The Liberator, an excerpt from The Liberator, etc.

Garrison, William Lloyd - Spartacus Encyclopedia
A biography of Garrison with a photo and links. Includes excerpts from his writings and speeches.

Garrison: The Liberator

Africans in America - "To the Public"
Text and description of a Garrison editorial in The Liberator.

Chronology on the History of Slavery and Racism 1830-end
A site covering the history of slavery. Shows The Liberator in its chronological sequence.

William Lloyd Garrison: "The Liberator" (Inaugural Edition)
The Inaugural editorial of The Liberator, by William Lloyd Garrison.

John James Audubon

Audubon Online - National Audubon Society
The National Audubon Society home page with links to information about the society itself as well as to information about John James Audubon, Audubon art, Audubon history, etc.

John James Audubon's The Birds of America
Provides links to a changing selection of prints from John James Audubon's The Birds of America.


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