History and culture of the United States
Fourth seminar

rev. 2009-02-21

Thoreau's Civil Disobedience

Thoreau's Civil disobedience (1849)

The Thoreau Reader: annotated works of Henry David Thoreau.

Joseph F. Kobylka. Iconoclastic Individualism — Thoreau (YouTube video; part 2; part 3). In Cycles of American Political Thought, lecture 18.

Other texts for Unit 4 (Manifest Destiny)

Emerson's Self-reliance (1841)

Seneca Falls Declaration (1848), modeled on the Declaration of Independence.

Whitman's Song of myself, 34