Lectures > Robin Einhorn
OUSD Teaching American History Grant, Summer Institute, UC Berkeley
Tuesday, June 18, 2002, 9:00 am to 10:30 am

"Founding Documents"
Robin Einhorn,Department of History
University of California Berkeley
Robin Einhorn link is Associate Professor of history at the University of California, Berkeley. Educated at University of Chicago, her publications include: "Patrick Henry's Case Against the Constitution: The Structural Problem With Slavery," Journal of the Early Republic 22 (2002): 549-73., "Species of Property: The American Property Tax Uniformity Clauses Reconsidered," Journal of Economic History 61 (2001): 973-1007, "Slavery and the Politics of Taxation in the Early United States," Studies in American Political Development 14 (2000):197-225 and American Taxation, American Slavery (forthcoming).

Readings
* Links active as of January 2004

  • Democracy in America by Alexis DeTocqueville
    http://xroads.virginia.edu/~HYPER/DETOC/home.html

  • Declaration of Independance
    http://www.archives.gov/exhibit_hall/charters_of_freedom/
    declaration/declaration_transcription.html

  • Rough Draft of the Declaration of Independence
    http://teachingamericanhistory.org/library/index.asp?document=4

  • Constitution of the United States
    http://www.bartleby.com/65/us/USConstTABLE.html

  • Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 . Notes on the State of Virginia
    http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/toc/modeng/public/JefVirg.html

  • Federalist Papers > Federalist #10: The Union as a Safeguard Against Domestic Faction and Insurrection http://memory.loc.gov/const/fed/fed_10.html

  • Articles of Confederation
    http://www.bartleby.com/43/16.html

  • Video Lesson Plan on Founding Documents
    http://www.americanwriters.org/classroom/videolesson/vlp04_jeffmad.asp