During the Depression writers involved in the Federal Writers Project interviewed living
slaves and published the narratives. These are known as the Slave Narratives Read
the Slave Narratives and explain your reaction to these narratives.The HBO
Select one of the following. Answer in word and paste so work won't be lost. Keep your work.
1. Compare the settlements of Virginia and Plymouth. What were the goals of each
settlement? Who were the settlers? What role did geography and climate play in th
The Monroe Doctrine was not only a statement to Europe about Americas power in the Western
Hemisphere, but it was also a statement to Mexico and Latin America. It had few immediate
effects, but it was an expression of the spirit of nationalism growing in
27 September 2014
Bill of Rights
I believe now that I am a civilian that my rights are well protected by the Bill of Rights.
Although during my time in the military it was interesting to find that the whole of the B
23 November 2014
John Brown: Great American Hero
John Brown stands a great American hero, however he has been characterized as a
religious fanatic and largely throughout history since has had his actions demonized by
4 September 2014
The Voyages of Indentured Servants and Slaves
The articles on Indentured Servants and Olaudah Equiano describe the horrid conditions
of crossing the Atlantic Ocean for both indentured servants and s
14 September 2014
Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God.
To address the first question we must separate the Puritans view of Gods wrath
and the God of wrath from Johnathan Edwards sermon. The original puritans were
7 November 2014
Jacksons presidency contained many important events, and some of the most historic
being the Nullification Crisis, the Bank War and the Indian Removal Act.
The nullification crisi
Select one of the following. Answer in word and paste so work won't be lost. Keep your
1. Compare the settlements of Virginia and Plymouth. What were the goals of
each settlement? Who were the settlers? What role did geography and cli
How did the Dred Scott decision, the Lecompton Constitution, the panic of 1857, and John
Browns raid add to the turmoil of the late 1850s?
Many reasons attributed to the Civil War, most of them were smaller events that
compounded into one issue: Slavery.
Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God
by Jonathan Edwards
-Their foot shall slide in due timeDeut. 32:35
In this verse is threatened the vengeance of God on the wicked unbelieving Israelites, who were
God's visible people, and who lived under the means of
CH 12 DB
The information technology developments of the late twentieth century have been
compared to those of the industrial revolution. Are the changes that have resulted from
these high-tech developments of the late twentieth century as profound as thos
Ch 13 DB
What were the responses to immigration in mid-nineteenth century America? Do you see any
parallels to responses to immigration today?
A Boston American quote from 1837:
"Our foreign population are too much in the habit of retaining their own nati
Jacksonianism was a people's protest against restrictions on their freedom and opportunity and
the desire to make government responsive to the will of the people. Can you think of a political
movement today that is similar to Jacksonianism? Explain.
I fully agree with the statement that European colonization of the western hemisphere would not
have been successful without the unintended consequences from diseases and epidemics.
Some estimates put Native populations anywhere from two million to 100 mi
Ch 14 DB
California's name became synonymous with the with the Gold Rush The fast success in a
new world became known as the "California Dream." California was perceived as a place
of new beginnings, where great wealth could reward hard work and good luck
It is always helpful to know a little about our classmates. Write a little about yourself as a way of
getting to know each other.
Tell about yourself. What is your major?
What is your favorite subject? Why?
Why are you taking this class (be honest!)
1. Read the text on Indentured Servants (article in this folder)
2. Read the text from the Olaudah Equiano biography (article in this folder)
Were you surprised at the similarities of the voyages?
Write a one (1) page paper comparing and contrasting the v