Department of American Studies
Institute of International Studies

MM340 American Thoughts and Thinkers - obligatory texts

List of exam texts:
C. Wright Mills: The Power Elite (excerpts)
Seneca Falls Declaration
Frederick Jackson Turner: The Significance of the Frontier in American History
Dewey: Democracy and Education
J. O´Sullivan: Manifest Destiny
Herbert Spencer: Social Darwinism
Frederick Douglass: Oration in Memory of Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln: House Divided Speech
William Lloyd Garrison: Inaugural Editorial in The Liberator
Henry David Thoreau: Civil Disobedience
Catherine Beecher A Treatise on Domestic Economy (1841)
Samuel Adams: The Rights of the Colonists
Alexander Hamilton: The Report on Manufactures
Ralph Waldo Emerson: Self-Reliance (1841)
John Winthrop: Experiencia
Benjamin Franklin: Autobiography

Last update: May 18, 2005.