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Sample Questions 1. In what ways did attitudes toward Columbus change between 1892 and 1992? Why? was it negative or positive in 1892? Positive in 1892 Negative in 1992. In 1892 Americans were celebrating Columbus as a hero as an important figure in our history. The man who ‘found’ America. In 1992 Columbus was looked upon in an unflattering light. It was politically incorrect to be for Columbus because his ‘find’ led to the thief of native americans land and led to many deaths. 2. What is the philosophical basis for predestinarianism? People are good or bad. There is no ability to change by your actions. 3. What was the "middle passage," and how did Olaudah Equiano describe it? The middle passage was the part of the triangle trade where the Atlantic slave trade happened. From Africa to the west indies, S. America, and N. America. Equiano described his trip through the middle passage as horrifying. He described fainting upon getting on the ship because he was sure that his captures were going to kill him after tossing him around a bit. He described the conditions on the ship as being worst than poor. He told of all the slaves being chained together under the decks and how the stench was almost unbearable. He was so displeased with the conditions and with his uncertain fate that he wished for death. 4. What is the gist of Jonathan Edwards's sermon "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God"? Why do you suppose Edwards's God was so angry? Edwards describes an angry God who alone holds the fate of sinners in his hands: No amount of good works could save one whom God had not chosen. God holds every person in the palm of his hand above a burning inferno. He loathes every person that has not accepted Christ. God selects who is ultimately good and who is bad. Nothing you can do can change that. But becoming born again would take you out of the category of the people he loathed for not accepting Christ. Edwards God was so angry because 5. What was Benjamin Franklin's view of the Stamp Act? How did he characterize American attitudes toward Parliamentary rule? Benjamin Franklin was completely against the Stamp Act. He said that there were many taxes already on people in the colonies. Examples of these taxes are: all estates, real and personal; a poll tax; a tax on all offices, professions, trades, and businesses, according to their profits; an excise on all wine, rum, and other spirit; and a duty of ten pounds per head on all Negroes imported, with some other duties. He also says that people can hardly afford to pay those taxes let alone a Stamp Tax. Also, the colonies helped pay for the British to fight the French and were not close to fully reimbursed. He characterized American attitudes toward parlimentary rule.
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2011 for the course HIS 315K taught by Professor Matttribbe during the Spring '11 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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