My interpretation of the authors statement "Indeed, modern men, who lack such things,
lack sustenance, and our fathers who founded all those rituals were very wise
means a couple of different things to me. First thing I noticed was the extreme
Thomas Jefferson, Notes on the State of Virginia (1785).
Notes on the State of Virginia (1785) was written by Jefferson in order to answer questions about
his home state. In it he describes various aspects of the state including its geography and
The English Quakers were ?
1. Pacifist who refused to take oaths.
2. Counted William Penn as one of their own
Bacon's Rebellion involved a dispute between Nathaniel Bacon & Gov. Berkeley
over what ?
How the should they respond to Indian attacks on the fr
One result of the Great Awakening was that it spurred an increase in the number
b. slave rebellions
c. witch crazes
As a result of the French and Indian War:
a. Americans needed the British more than ev
Abraham Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address
March 4, 1865
Lincolns Second Inaugural address was brief. In the short space, he reflected on the
meaning of the Civil War and the purposes of God in re-uniting the country. As you
reflect on the competing visio
What role did the reputation play in the South culture of honor?
During this time men were expected to take care of the family and be hard workers so when a mans
reputation would come under attack it would create a problem whether the attack was against h
At the time Europeans arrived in North America what did the Indians do
the Indians worship spirits
where did christopher Columbus first land in the New World?
How did the Glorious Revolution of 1688 help Parliament?
When George Washington wrote his letter to the Newport Synagogue in 1790.He
made several references to the word of God telling the people how important it was
for America to be under God he said in his last paragraph May the Children of
the Stock of Abrah
What was Jacksonian concept of equality ?
He felt as though all people should have an equal change to succeed.
What did the soldier's nickname Andrew Jackson?
Thomas Jefferson determined A. Jackson was not a right fit for presidency
Life of a Slave
When I read these documents I got a very clear understanding of what it meant to be a slave and
how the slaves were treated. In the readings from Frederick Douglass, 1845. He gives us a
description of what it was like to be a slave child a