Problems in American Thought

Welcome History 302 Students!

Ex Post Facto includes several of my blog posts that are optional reading.

For your convenience, here is a list of the relevant posts, in order:

  1. Thoreau’s Principles
  2. Early American Murder Narratives
  3. Enlightenment and Its Discontents
  4. Franklin, Paine, and the Enlightenment
  5. Emerson’s Giant
  6. Margaret Fuller’s “Great Lawsuit”
  7. Thoreau and Disobedience
You are not required to make comments, but I have preserved the comments from previous semesters, which you are welcome to read. Feel free to comment yourself, too, of course.  –DV