Benjamin Franklin and the American Character

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CONTENTS
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1 Selections from Franklin's Autobiography1
2 Franklin as Seen by Two Contemporaries
GEORGE WASHINGTON A Philosophic Mind22
JOHN ADAMS An Exaggerated Reputation22
3 CARL VAN DOREN Meet Doctor Franklin26
4 FRANK DAVIDSON Three Patterns of Living33
5 A. WHITNEY GRISWOLD Two Puritans on Prosperity39
6 GLADYS MEYER The Urban Pattern of Success48
7 CHARLES ANGOFF Benjamin Franklin53
8 D. H. LAWRENCE Benjamin Franklin57
9 CHARLES L. SANFORD An American Pilgrim's Progress64
10 STUART P. SHERMAN Franklin and the Age of Enlightenment74
11 HERBERT W. SCHNEIDER Ungodly Puritans77
12 I. BERNARD COHEN The Empirical Temper83
13 CARL VAN DOREN Concluding Paper93
Suggestions for Additional Reading99

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