Unformatted text preview: What constitutes it and what are its most important aspects—politics, religion, music, geographic boundaries, etc.—and why? 2. Are cultures “living”? In other words, how much can a culture change and still be the same culture? 3. Who determines what constitutes a national culture; and who decides who is or is not a part of it? 4. How did “American English” emerge as distinct from England’s English? Use examples from the documents. 5. Why was language and literature so important to the emergence of a distinct American culture after the Revolution? 6. How important was education to creating an American national culture after the American Revolution? 7. Briefly describe Judith Sargent Murray’s view on the “Equality of the Sexes.” 8. Was there such a thing as an “American culture” during this period? Is there even such a thing today? Be prepared to discuss what you think the major attributes of American culture were and are....
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- Fall '07
- American Revolution, Judith Sargent Murray, Eve Kornfeld