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The Coming of Independence
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Web links for this program are listed below. Text-based resources are listed in the Program 4 Bibliography.

George Washington

George Washington Papers: Time Line: The American Revolution
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/gwhtml/1775.html  
A timeline of events for the year 1775, with related links and images. Also provides links to timelines for other years.

George Washington Papers Homepage
http://www.virginia.edu/gwpapers/  
The papers and documents of George Washington.

George Washington - First President 1789-1797
http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/presidents/gw1.html  
Includes a biography and links to Washington's first and second Inaugural Addresses.

George Washington
http://sc94.ameslab.gov/TOUR/gwash.html  
Includes a portrait and a biography of Washington.

A Biography of George Washington
http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/P/gw1/about/washingt.htm  
Includes a biography of Washington with a portrait and related links.

Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson Papers - Library of Congress
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/mtjhtml/mtjhome.html  
Provides links to original, scanned documents, a Thomas Jefferson timeline, a Virginia Records timeline, etc.

USA: Declaration of Independence-draft
http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/D/1776-1800/independence/doitj.htm  
The text of the first draft of the Declaration as it was probably read when Jefferson submitted it for corrections.

The Avalon Project: The Papers of Thomas Jefferson
http://www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/presiden/jeffpap.htm  
A comprehensive list of links to Thomas Jefferson's papers.

Thomas Jefferson Online: Archive, Documents
http://www.pbs.org/jefferson/archives/documents/frame_ih198172.htm  
Links to original documents including, the Declaration of Independence, (Earliest Known Draft), Declaration of Independence, (Original Rough Draft), Declaration of Independence (signed by Congress), etc.

The Avalon Project : Jefferson's Autobiography
http://www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/jeffauto.htm  
The text of Jefferson's autobiography, with related links.

Biography of Thomas Jefferson
http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/P/tj3/about/jeffersonxx.htm  
A biography of Jefferson with related links.

John Dickinson

DE Past governor John Dickinson
http://www.state.de.us/facts/history/dicknbio.htm  
A Dickinson biography and portrait.

U.S. Senate Republican Policy Committee
http://www.senate.gov/~rpc/releases/1999/fg091799.htm  
An account of the life of John Dickinson providing biographical information as well as his achievements.

A Biography of John Dickinson (1732-1808)
http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/B/jdickenson/johnd1.htm  
A biography of Dickinson with related links.

A Biography of John Dickinson 1732-1808
http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/B/jdickenson/dickenso.htm  
A biography of Dickinson with a portrait and related links.

Dickinson, "Letters from a farmer in Pennsylvania"

USA - Index to Source Material
http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/D/index.htm  
The texts of Dickinson's Letter II and Letter IV.

Early American Bookmarks - Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania
http://earlyamerica.com/earlyamerica/bookmarks/farmer/index.html  
An introduction with links to the original copy of Letter I, and a text version as well.

USA: John Dickinson - Letters from a farmer IV
http://www.tax.org/museum/images/dickIV.htm  
The text of Letter IV, and links to a history timeline.

Revere 'Boston Massacre'

Print -- Boston Massacre
http://www.clements.umich.edu/exhibits/online/spies/print-bostonmassacre.html  
A large color image of Paul Revere's engraving of The Boston Massacre, with links to the story of the Massacre, and a timeline.

Africans in America - Part 2 - The Bloody Massacre
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part2/2h83.html  
The Boston Massacre engraving, with background information.

Doolittle, Lexington and Concord Engravings

New England to 1789: Gilmore-Lehne: U.S. to 1789 (Fall 1997)
http://loki.stockton.edu/~gilmorew/0colhis/neng-892.htm  
Images for teaching history and American studies, including number 68 - A View of the Town of Concord, 1775, an Amos Doolittle line engraving.

Thomas Paine

USA: Thomas Paine
http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/B/tpaine/paine.htm  
A portrait and a biography of Paine with related links.

Paine, Common Sense

Thomas Paine, Common Sense
http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/D/1776-1800/paine/CM/sensexx.htm  
Common Sense by Thomas Paine.

Virginia Sentiments

Africans in America/ Part 2/Pro Slavery Petitions in Virginia
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part2/2h65.html  
The history of pro-slavery petitions in Virginia. Provides links to two pro-slavery documents.

Africans in America/Part 2/ The Declaration of Independence
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part2/2h31.html  
John Trumbull's life-size painting of the First Continental Congress, assembled to sign the Declaration of Independence. Related information is also available.



  

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