DALA: Digital American Literature Anthology
Edited by Michael O'Conner, Millikin University

Unit 4: Nationalism in the Age of Enlightenment Resources

Resources for Lecture Building and Extended Study - Copyrighted Materials

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Author Biographies

Benjamin Franklin [American Passages]

Thomas Jefferson [American Passages]

J. Hector St. John de Crevecoeur [American Passages]

Unit Background, Secondary Sources

Perspectives in American Literature,Chapter 2: Colonial Period: 1700-1800 - A Brief Introduction by Paul P. Reuben

Primary Sources

Notes on the State of Virginia by Thomas Jefferson (hypertext)

Declaration of Independence changes: Early Rough Draft, Congress Revisions

The Papers of Benjamin Franklin

"Information for Those Who Would Remove to America" by Benjamin Franklin

"Remarks Concerning the Savages of North America" by Benjamin Franklin

"The Way to Wealth" by Benjamin Franklin

Advice to a Young Man on the Choice of a Mistress by Benjamin Franklin (1745)

Phillis Wheatley at Poets.org

Journal of Madam Knight, by Sarah Kemble Knight

deTocqueville and the Character of Americans


American Passages, Unit 4: Spirit of Nationalism

America's History in the Making, Unit 4: Revolutionary Perspectives

Electronic Resources in the Public Domain in the USA

Project Gutenberg: Letters from an American Farmer by J. Hector St. John de Crèvecoeur

Project Gutenberg: The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Project Gutenberg: The Writings of Thomas Jefferson

Jefferson's Notes on the State of Virginia

Project Gutenberg: The Writings of Thomas Paine, Volume 1

Project Gutenberg: Common Sense by Thomas Paine

Project Gutenberg: Democracy in America, Volume 1 by Alexis de Tocqueville

Federalist Papers, Library of Congress Web Site

Project Gutenberg: Poems on various subjects, religious and moral by Phillis Wheatley

Project Gutenberg: The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, Or Gustavus Vassa






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