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Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?
What did Arthur Miller write?
Who wrote "The New Land" and is wrongly believed to have had a romantic relationship with Pocahontas?
This author is known for his use of Puritan Plain Style of writing?
Who wrote The Trial of Martha Carrier?
Who is known for being strictly educated in the Calvinistic faith, and lets is resonate in his writings? Who wrote Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God?
"He is a bad fisher that cannot kill in one day with his hook and line, one, two, or three ohundred Cods;"
John Smith, The New Land
"This rampant hag...was the person of whom the confessions of the witches and of her own children.
Cotton Mather, The Trial of Martha Carrier
"They had now now friends to welcome them nor inns to entertain or refresh their weather beaten bodies; no house or much less towns to repair to seek..."
William Bradford, The History of Plymouth Plantation
"He has forbidden his Governors to pass Laws of immediate and pressing importance..."
Thomas Jefferson, The Declaration of Independence
"Why should you take by force that from us which you can have by love?
King Powhatan "Cultural Clashes in the Virginia Colony"
"The Gad that holds you over the pit of hell much as one holds a spider or some loathsome insect over the fire, abhors you, and is dreadfully provoked"
Jonathan Mathers, Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God
John Smith wrote what type of literature?
How does John Smith appease(keep his audience from getting mad at him) his audience when urging them to come to America?
He says he only appeals to people who can come to America - no ties in Britain
Provide the correct definition of Propaganda.
Information used to promote or publicize a particular political cause or point of view, especially of bias or misleading nature.
What specific word is used in the Declaration of Independence continuously to add emphasis to a unified group?
What was the purpose of John Smith's writings?
According to the writings, Europeans colonized because of new horizons in (name 3)
Art, religion, politics, geography, etc.
What is the purpose of The Declaration of Independence and when was this purpose stated?
To declare independence from Britain, in the last paragraph
According to the reading, what is the "definition" of a witch trial?
They stand for the terrible victory or prejudice over reason, and fear over courage.
Name the 5 parts of the Declaration of Independence.
"John Locke", "Grievances", "It's Not Me, It's You", "Declaration", "Oath"
Which writing appeals to all men, repeatedly, and states exactly that in the work?
What type of writing is Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God?
What is the difference between Puritans and Planters?
Puritans came to America to separate from the Church of England. Planters came to America to make money for Britain.
According to our notes, why was is so hard to define America?
People inhabited the land long ago -America is not made up of just one type of people.
In what year do the Salem witch trials begin?
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