Resources

American Poetry in the 18th Century

American Verse Project

Philp Freneau (1752-1832) on PoemHunter.com

John Pierpont, Airs of Palestine

From “The Anarchiad” (1786) (“On Paper Money”)

Wikipedia, The Hartford Wits–Satirist poets/students at Yale who wrote satirical poetry expressing dissatisfaction with the Articles of Confederation and general society and culture in the 1780s. Included a section on the pitfalls of paper money and its effects on promulgating debt, etc.

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