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B north vs south 35 compromise issue of slavery

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b. North vs. South: 3/5 Compromise Issue of slavery. Slavery is essential to the economy of the South. Many Northern states have given up on it. Slave is represented as 3/5. Not citizens. Side note: since this gives advantage to slave holding states, a provision is built in, in 20 years the slave importation will end. c. The Presidency: powerful position in the government, did not want a king, four year term for president, FDR only one that did more than two terms. President is elected by Electoral College. People do not have a direct vote, based on representation (slaves come in hand). Checks and Balances against everyone. Judiciary decides on everyone if it is constitutional d. The Bill of Rights (1791): designed to protect people from their own government. III. A Bit About Benjamin Franklin: Born in Boston, 1706; 15 th child of 17 father was a candle maker. HE was printer and pamphleteer, writer of satirical satire and light comedy. “Fart Proudly” folk wisdom (the poor richard’s almanac), innovative scientist, renaissance man, philosopher, leader figures in enlightenment, set up libraries, architects of the nation, only person to trety of alliance with French, treaty of Paris, constitution, declaration. The most famous American plays into the image of the plain spoken American, he had
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a fur hat when to meet Kings and Queens. He was straightforward he wants to be seen that way. Favorite quote of Oxoby’s is the first sentence on page 103. Rain gutters and stove pipes. Writing and reading very important. To his son William Franklin, 1 st part. Governor in New Jersey and adult when written. 2 nd Virtues of industry, 1 st poor to apprenticeship 4 th rise of republic 3 rd different projects. Rags to Riches story first is his. A. Some Fields of Distinction -- a printer / pamphleteer: -- a writer of political satire as well as of light humor: -- an accomplished essayist and journalist: -- a purveyor of folk wisdom: Poor Richard’s Almanac -- an innovative scientist: -- a philosopher and leading figure in the American enlightenment: B. Architect of the Nation : C. The Autobiography 1. Background: begun in 1771 (written in four sittings over 18 yrs) -- Part 1: rise from poor apprentice to master printer -- Part 2: virtues of industry and frugality -- Part 3: growth of public projects -- Part 4: rise of the republic 2. Book in the Education of Youth: model American. Later part of book written in general audience in mind. He doesn’t come clean about all mistakes. Erranta-printing term for error. First self help book in many ways. Particularly for his moral objection. a. William Franklin, Benjamin’s son: b. “Errata”: c. Moral Perfection: d. The Thirteen Virtues still commonly used; physically. Industry his strongest thing, order not. Sometimes he let reading take him away from industry. He wants to be industrious and appears industrious as well. Very self conscious. How he comes across to his audience matters. Doesn’t go often to church but recognizes the propriety in going and utility. Pushing his paper in a wheel barrel in the streets, not needed, but he is on display. Chastity and
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Humility hard struggle, but Vanity (Pride) is hardest for anyone.
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