The Dynamics of Growth

 Assignments


Henretta: Chapter 10 HOMEWORK:

 

Primary Sources

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1793 - Eli Whitney's Petition for Patent for the Cotton Gin

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1812 - Drawing - Whitney's Cotton Gin

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1826 - Langdon Bylesby:  The Sources and Effects of Unequal Wealth

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1826 - "The Natural Tie between Master and Apprentice has been torn Asunder."

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1829 - View of Erie Canal

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1829 - The Working Man's Declaration of Independence

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1829 - George Washington Dixon as "Zip Coon."

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1829 - Thomas "Daddy" Rice as "Jump Jim Crow"

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---- - Charlie Wilson as Minstrel Banjo Player

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---- - Audience Pelts Minstrel Players with Shoes

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---- - Poster for Callender's Colored Minstrels

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1832 - Circular - Edwin P. Christy and his Minstrels.

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1832 - Seth Luther:  An Address to the Workingmen of New England

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1835 - Letter to Parents:  "Factories are talked about as schools of vice."

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1836 - Poem, Song of Lowell Working Girls.

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1836 - An Account of a Visitor to Lowell.

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1837 - Charles River Bridge vs. Warren Bridge

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1845 - 48 - Letters of Mary Paul

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1850 - An Emigrant's Message

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1853 - Lowell Mills: Timetable.

 

Web Links

 

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Chart - Railroad Growth: 1840 - 1860

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The Eli Whitney Museum

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Slater Mill Historical Site

 

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