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This transcript serves to analyze the Protestant Work Ethic in the eyes of political thinkers such as Benjamin Franklin, Cotton Mather, Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, and John Winthrop. It is set in modern talk show hosted by Benjamin Franklin and ultimately finds that many of these political philosophers believed that the people’s ‘obligation to work’ would benefit society as a whole.This paper also serves to analyze the political nature of all five politicians and philosophers.


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  • Subject
    • Political Science & International Affairs

  • Institution
    • Dahlonega

  • Event location
    • Library 2nd Floor Room 269

  • Event date
    • 1 April 2014

  • Date submitted

    18 July 2022

  • Additional information
    • Acknowledgements:

      Dr. Barry D. Friedman