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reading summaries - -Rosenzweig and Thelen- The Presence of...

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-Rosenzweig and Thelen- “The Presence of the Past: Patterns of Popular History Making”- How people remember the past and relate to it. They usually remember the past by relating it to an object. -John Quincy Adams-“ Oration delivered at Plymouth”- America has become too radical, and it has to go back to its tradition values and be more religious. Has to go back to the past, how it was. -Richard Rush- “July 4 th 1812 Oration”- United States need to go to war with Britain again for the 1812 war. They have to sacrifice themselves like their forefathers did during the revolution. Fore fathers. -John Bodnar- “Generational Memory in an American Town”- How with new generations there are many different changes in culture. Earlier generation fathers always had jobs for their sons at oil rigs. Younger generations started going to college. He talks about a town Whiting Indiana. Everything used to be traditional and never changed. Fathers -Momaday- “The Way to Rainy Mountain”- symbolizes family values and how important they are. Fore
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This note was uploaded on 09/18/2011 for the course SAS 101 taught by Professor Unsure during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.

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