American Identity: Great American Texts
These texts and speeches from immediately before Independence up to the Constitution show the development of the early American Republic and the emergence of an American identity. They form the basis of any study of American culture and politics.
This series of discussions will be continued up to present day texts.
|1) Patrick Henry: Give me Liberty or Give me Death (1775)||06.05.20|
|2) Thomas Paine: Common Sense (excerpt) (1776)||20.05.20|
|3) Thomas Jefferson: Declaration of Independence (1776)||10.06.20|
|4) H. St.Jean de Crevecoeur: What is an American (1782)||09.09.20|
|5) James Madison: Federalist No. 10 (1787)||23.09.20|
|6) The Constitution (1787)||30.09.20|