Final Notes - H istorical Geography Final Notes Midterm Range 14-79 Median 49 A 70 B 55 C 40 D 30 Liberty Valance 1962 Desert to a garden Betty

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Historical Geography Final Notes 10/20/08 Midterm Range 14%-79% Median 49% A – 70% B – 55% C – 40% D 30% Liberty Valance – 1962 Desert to a garden Betty Freidan McCarthy era – HUAC NYC vs. South Politeness (ex. Black women open door for white man) Euro vs. US English don’t speak things out (ex. Girlfriend/boyfriend, cheating) Theories of Democracy a) Teutonic o German laws allow democracy o Not popular theory
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Historical Geography Final Notes b) Frontier o Allows oppressed group be free o Popular until 1960’s c) Immigration 4 British Groups – Definitions of liberty Puritans o Brought “town meetings” from Britain to early America Quakers Cavaliers Scotch-Irish European views on us Spoiled Ignorant Violent Friendly Puritanical o Strict on sexual behavior o No swear words 10/22/08 Child-raring Puritans
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Historical Geography Final Notes o Fundamentalists Believed babies and children are evil since they are born with original sin so they beat/scared them into being good Christians o “Will-breaking” Quakers o More lienient o “Will-bracing” Cavaliers o “Will-bending” Scotch-Irish o Raised their children to be tough o "Will enhancing” Liberty Puritans o Ordered Quakers o Reciprocal Cavaliers o Hierarchical Freedom for the rich Scotch-Irish o Natural
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Historical Geography Final Notes Puritans witch trials thrifty tinkering ivy league work ethic Quakers No alcohol “friends” – called each other plain cloths state liquor store in PA – reflects Quakers romantic love pacifist Cavaliers Gentlemen-chivalry Dueling Sir Walter Scott – Love novel writer FFV – First families of Virginia Scotch-Irish Poor
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Historical Geography Final Notes Cousin marriage o Jerry Lee Lewis - one of first rock stars Married 13 year old cousin As a result he got banned from radio stations and such Became a country singer blood feuds – honor o Hatsfields and McCoys o 2 groups/family hate each other, many times go on for so long they don’t remember why it started Value example, punishment examples o Steal hog = death by hanging o Scolding = 5 shillings o Rape of an 11 year old girl = 1 shilling 10/27/08 Revolution Causes Loyalists vs. Revolutionaries o Those who weren’t British tended to be loyalists o Those who were British tended to be Revolutionaries o Irony… o Slight majority of loyalists Military Geography
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Historical Geography Final Notes In the south, the revolution was a stalemate. We wouldn’t have won without the French General Sullivan – Sent to Binghamton during Rev War to clear out Indians so Americans can move in E pluribus Unum – “Out of many, one” Benedict Arnold Oliver Wiswell John Hancock Nathan Hale Patrick Henry Thomas Paine Articles of Confederation More power under states, rather than federal govt
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This note was uploaded on 03/04/2010 for the course GEOG 212 taught by Professor Blumner during the Fall '08 term at Binghamton University.

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Final Notes - H istorical Geography Final Notes Midterm Range 14-79 Median 49 A 70 B 55 C 40 D 30 Liberty Valance 1962 Desert to a garden Betty

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