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Lit 2- Day 7
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Who made the moral and intellectual case for the American Revolution?
Who wrote the hymn that coined the phrase "the shot heard round the world"?
Ralph Waldo Emerson
When the introduction describes the beliefs of our founding fathers as Deists, which means, roughly, that they looked where for inspiration and understanding?
Who is guiding the Genius of America?
Goddess of Wisdom
Why does the ideological divide grow as the country gets bigger?
The Louisiana Purchase
Who actually wrote the essay "The Speech of Miss Polly Baker?"
Why was Polly fined?
She had children out of the wedlock.
Instead of the state's punishing her, she says in the second half of her plea, who should punish her?
In the opening portion of his Autobiography, what does he describe doing?
commencing a public subscription history
Who did he say was as disposed to frugality and industry as himself?
Why did he stop going to church?
He was disgusted at the things the minister drew from the text.
Instead of church, what did Franklin set out to do, to form a list of what?
What procedure did he adopt (since he couldn't enforce all these new morals at once)?
What was the last entrance on Franklin's list (something having to do with a farmer's criticism of him)?
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