Study Guide AMST Study Guide Midterm

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Study Guide AMST Study Guide Themes- Revolutionary- Natural Rights, Freedom, Logic, Enlightenment. Romantic-Inner faith, love of nature, Individualism, personal genius, Mainfest destiny Civil War-Brother against brother-Romantic Patriotism Victorian-Reform!! Modern-Things are not what they seem, rise of technology, War is not good Depression-Not the America of Old, Hard times, People cant seem to get ahead no matter what. Hopeless. FDR leads out of depression and instills hope in people Keywords- Enlightenment (science and logic) Faith in science and human progress Faith in rationality, questioning authority(educated to question) International discussion of human rights Awareness of history(roman and greek) and philosophy Economic and social structures in flux Scientific Revolution: Isaac Newton 1642-1727-Science and logic Political philosophy: John Locke 1632-1704-human progress Thomas Jefferson 1743-1826-Scientist, Architect, Founder of UVA-believed in idea of equality even though he owned slaves President of US 1801-1809 Virginia Statue for Religious Freedom-separation of church and state Notes on the State of Virginia, 1785- Notes on State of VA. Buffon believed Europe was pinnacle of civilization. Infuriated Jefferson so Jefferson wrote the notes to describe animals, culture, etc. Again contradictory he writes in notes horrors of slavery. Probably kept slaves for economic reasons. Monticello-TJ-house, enlightenment University of Virginia-Monument Legacy of American Revolution- John Locke, Second Treatise on Civil Government, 1690-Natural Rights and compact theory Continental Congress 1775- Declaration of Independence 1776-persuavsive, grievances against king Thomas Jefferson John Adams > Committee of five. Treason Benjamin Franklin Roger Sherman Robert Livingston 1. Preamble-general ideas about equality and rights 2. Grievances-Rational things on what the King has done. Tyrant 3. Declaration-Free from BR and full power of an independent state. Jacksonian Democracy Andrew Jackson elected 1828-voting rights expanded, champion of common people, Indian Fighter John Neagle, Pat Lyon at the Forge- Same self confidence as Trumbull paintings but proud of being a working man American Renaissance-Inner Light, Faith in your self Ralph Waldo Emerson-chief character. Self Reliance-called on people to have faith in themselves Henry David Thoreau-Thought Americans were to materialist.
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Margaret Fuller Walt Whitman –from New York-leaves of grass-Decalres he is all of America Romantic Reform Religious Revivalism- Can change(think of amazing grace). Everything can change. Experimental Communities Brook Farm Temperance-against alcohol, affected familes-urged people to look inside themselves. Women’s Rights-Dec of Senitments-same as dec of ind. Called for equal rights Seneca Falls Conference
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This note was uploaded on 05/15/2011 for the course AMST 101 taught by Professor Kasson during the Spring '09 term at UNC.

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