2-27 notes

2-27 notes - I) The American Way of Communication a. Govt...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
I) The American Way of Communication a. Govt does affect Communication - positive and negative i. Each state has a set of distinctive communication mediums b. America i. Illegal for slaves to be literate, dancing, playing drums 1. Rabbit stories essential to slaves kept people together a. Esu Elebara Monkey rabbit bugs bunny (newsgiver/story teller/songster) 2. Blacks could go to Congo Square in NO to play drums on Sunday 3. Uncle Tom’s Cabin – spread anti-slavery ii. Churches – communal for meetings, news 1. Eventually Meeting houses were invented 2. We got to a lot of meetings – gather together to get things done iii. Stamp Act of 1765 – tool for censorship (had to put royal stamp on items) taxing media 1. Harder to start up newspaper when worried about revenue stream iv. Civic Republicanism 1. Answer to temperance of scary parts of Democracy 2. Concentration of power among elites 3. Americans must learn how to read & write want informed citizens 4. Major Contributors (GW, Hamilton, Madison)
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 3

2-27 notes - I) The American Way of Communication a. Govt...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online