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The Triumph of Nationalism/The House Dividing
Topic: Culture of the Common ManTopic: Cult of DomesticityTopic: ReligionTopic: ExpansionTopic: America in 1850
Topic: Religion
Overview of Triumph of Nationalism
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Text 1. Bryant/Freneau
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Text 2. John Mayfield
Text 3. Alexis de Tocqueville
Text 4. Frederick Douglass
Text 5. George Fitzhugh
Text 6. Charles Colcock Jones
Text 7. Henry David Thoreau
Text 8. Mormons

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1.  William Cullen Bryant,
"To a Waterfowl," 1817,
Philip Freneau,
"On the Universality and Other Attributes of the God of Nature," 1815

William Cullen BryantPhilip Freneau
Bryant                       Freneau


Sources, The Academy of American Poets

Poetry X, Jough Dempsey


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Biography of Bryant, from W. W. Norton & Co.

Copy of "Waterfowl" with annotations, from Virginia Commonwealth University

Biography and four poems of Freneau, from site American Poems from Gunnar Bengtsson

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