Dee E. Andrews link holds a Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania and has taught at the University of California at San Diego, the University of Pennsylvania, and Princeton University. She is currently Professor of History at California State University, East Bay, and co-convener of the Bay Area Seminar in Early American History and Culture. She is the author of The Methodists and Revolutionary America, 1760-1800: The Shaping of an Evangelical Culture. Among the various courses she teaches, "Benjamin Franklin and His World" is one of her favorites.
For more information on Benjamin Frankclin check out our weblinks below
The Writings of Benjamin Franklin, Volume I: Boston and London, 1722-1726 [alternate site, plain text]
The Writings of Benjamin Franklin, Volume II: Philadelphia, 1726-1757 [alternate site, plain text]
The Writings of Benjamin Franklin, Volume III: London, 1757-1775 [alternate site, plain text]
The Writings of Benjamin Franklin, Volume IV: Paris, 1776-1785 [only plain text available]
The Writings of Benjamin Franklin, Volume V: London and Philadelphia, 1785-1790 [only plain text available]
Links to other writings of Benjamin Franklin
Images & Other Primary Sources
Political Cartoon from 1764 "The German Bleeds" This cartoon, circulated after the 1763 Conestoga massacre, criticizes the Quakers for their support of Native Americans at the expense of German and Scots-Irish backcountry settlers.
Native American-European contact during the Colonial Era A cross-curricular lesson plan that explores the nature of the first encounters between Native Americans and Europeans in colonial Pennsylvania.
Websites about Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin | PBS