1. Fabula Cincinnati est fabula virorum Romanorum multorum.
The story of Cincinnatus is the story of many Roman men.
2. Pro Roma Cincinnatus viros multos duxit. Etiam erat agricola.
Cincinnatus led many men for Rome. He
The Triumphs and
Travails of the
Timid men . . . prefer the calm of despotism
to the boisterous sea of liberty.
THOMAS JEFFERSON, 1796
Federalist and Republican Mudslingers
n the critical presidential contest of 1800, t
The Second War for
Independence and the
Upsurge of Nationalism
The American continents . . . are henceforth not to be considered as
subjects for future colonization by any European powers.
PRESIDENT JAMES MONROE, DECEMBER 2, 1823
On to Canada
The Rise of
a Mass Democracy
In the full enjoyment of the gifts of Heaven and the fruits of superior
industry, economy, and virtue, every man is equally entitled to protection
by law; but when the laws undertake to add to those natural and jus
Forging the National
The progress of invention is really a threat [to monarchy].
Whenever I see a railroad I look for a republic.
RALPH WALDO EMERSON, 1866
The Westward Movement
he new nation went bounding into the nineteenth century
The Ferment of
Reform and Culture
We [Americans] will walk on our own feet; we will work
with our own hands; we will speak our own minds.
RALPH WALDO EMERSON, THE AMERICAN SCHOLAR, 1837
third revolution accompanied the reformation
PART T HREE
he Civil War of 1861 to
1865 was the awesome
trial by fire of American
nationhood, and of the
American soul. All Americans knew, said Abraham
Lincoln, that slavery was
somehow the cause of this
war. The war te
Secession! Peaceable secession! Sir, your eyes and
mine are never destined to see that miracle.
SEVENTH OF MARCH SPEECH, 1850
The Popular Sovereignty Panacea
he year 1848, highlighted by a rash
A house divided against itself cannot stand. I believe
this government cannot endure permanently half
slave and half free.
ABRAHAM LINCOLN, 1858
Stowe and Helper:
he slavery question continued t
Girding for War:
The North and
I consider the central idea pervading this struggle is the necessity
that is upon us, of proving that popular government is not an
absurdity. We must settle this question now, whether in a free
of Civil War
My paramount object in this struggle is to save the
Union, and is not either to save or to destroy slavery.
ABRAHAM LINCOLN, 1862
hen President Lincoln issued his call to the
states for seventy-five thousand militiam
The Rise of Mass Democracy, 1824-1840
1. Transition under John Quincy Adams (pp. 256260)
a. From the introduction, try to summarize what the authors say about the big changes in the nations
political life between 1824 and 1840.
ROMAN NAME: Jupiter
2. GREEK NAME: Zeus
3. DOMAINS: Lord of the
sky and rain god
lightning and rain
ROMAN NAME: Neptune
2. GREEK NAME: Poseidon
3. DOMAINS: God of the Sea and
Ulysses tries to find his way off the
island with Polyphemus
In order to escape they stab the Cyclopes
in the eye to blind him but he can still
Being the son of Neptune, this enraged
him and Neptune caused a storm though
in sad-coloured garments and grey steeple-crowned hats (gothic)
whatever Utopia of human virtue and happiness they might originally project, have invariably
recognised it among their earliest practical necessities to allot a portion of the vir
You are invited to the royal court for
dinner. It shall be held in Octobris
XXMIV a.d. We have a special
guess, Octavian Cesar, celebrating
the month he named after himself.
Gustatio- Cesar salad
Prima Mensa- Red wine braised turkey
New Ship of State
I shall only say that I hold with Montesquieu, that a government
must be fitted to a nation, as much as a coat to the individual; and,
consequently, that what may be good at Philadelphia may be bad at
from the Empire
These are the times that try mens souls. The summer soldier
and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service
of their country; but he that stands it now, deserves the love and
thanks of man
01.09 Third Declension Production
It is important for you to recognize the patterns in the cases among the three
1. What similarity do all the accusative singulars of all three declensions share?
2. What similarity do all the accusative plura
Decline both homo parvus and pax longa .
Hint: be sure to get the correct stem of both nouns.
01.12 Homers World
Answer the following questions using the links in assignment 1.12
1. According to tradition, when did Homer live? What are the other theories
about when he lived and wrote?
2. Describe the divine beauty contest and tell what it has to d
01.14 Relative Pronouns
Please provide the proper English translation for each respective Latin relative pronoun
in the text below.
1. Baucis Philemonem qui erat coniunx eius (her) amavit.
Baucis loved Philemon _who_ was her spouse.
2. Mercurius et Iuppit
Lotophagi (Lotus Eaters)
Troia ceciderat. Ulixes, fessus, cum sociis Graecis ad Ithacam navem navigabant.
Sed magna tempestas navem propulsit; post novem dies ad terram incognitam
venerunt. Pauci nautae nunc ab Ulixe emissi sunt; eos (them) terram explora
01.17 Relative and Interrogative Pronouns
In assignment 01.17, you will do the following:
translate Latin sentences into standard English
identify and distinguish between relative pronouns, interrogative pronouns, and
Quid est Qui
02.08 Third Declension I stems
It's your turn! Grab your script and practice declining third declension nouns. Put only
the red words into Latin. Submit your work in the Assignment Area 02.08.
1. The hope of the citizens on Circe's island lay in being rel
02.10 Work File
Read the tale of Circe and translate the middle portion of this text. Type
your translation below each numbered sentence.
Ulixes nunc omnia praeter ( except ) suam (his) navem amiserat. Haec ( this ) navis ad
insulam Aeaeam venit, qu
As a film student, will you be able to read and write the Latin language?
Translate the following sentences into English.
1. Linguam Latinam legere et scribere possum.
2. Ab agris frumentum transportare non poteramus.
3. Pericula vitae bonum
3.04 Work File
Copy and paste the correct form of vir, puella and flumen next to the corresponding
form of celer.
03.07 Work File
Read the beginning and end of the story in English and translate the middle portion using your
dictionary found in the Appendix of the course.
Ulysses had been transported to Ithaca on a ship of the Phaecians. Ulysses finds