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US History: Literature and Authors
John Dickinson... -Letters from a Farmer…
Thomas Paine... -Common Sense
James Fennimore Cooper... -The Last of th…
Alexis de Tocqueville... - Democracy in A…
Period: Revolution... Argument: no taxation without representati…
Period: Revolution... Argument: anti-monarchy
Period: Early Nation... Literary Movement: Naturalist, Romantic…
Period: Antebellum... A French writer who traveled through the U…
John Dickinson... -Letters from a Farmer…
Period: Revolution... Argument: no taxation without representati…
Thomas Paine... -Common Sense
Period: Revolution... Argument: anti-monarchy
Literature- US History
Poor Richard's Almanac
Common Sense
The Crisis
Paul Revere's Ride
Author- Benjamin Franklin Topic- Advice, sayings
Author- Thomas Paine... Topic- Ideas of independence
Author- Thomas Paine... Topic- "these are the times that try men…
Author- Henry Wadsworth... Topic- "Listen my children and you sh…
Poor Richard's Almanac
Author- Benjamin Franklin Topic- Advice, sayings
Common Sense
Author- Thomas Paine... Topic- Ideas of independence
9 terms
Literature in US History
The American Mercury
Economic Consequences of the PEace
The Common Sense Book of Baby and Chil…
The Affluent Society
Magazine created during the Lost Generation featuring H.L. Me…
Analyzed the economic problems of England and written by John…
Written by Dr. Spock, it provided the guidelines for childcar…
Written by John Kenneth Galbraith in response to the consumer…
The American Mercury
Magazine created during the Lost Generation featuring H.L. Me…
Economic Consequences of the PEace
Analyzed the economic problems of England and written by John…
26 terms
US History: People and Literature
Powhatan
Lord Baltimore
William Penn
Richard Hakluyt
Indian chieftain in Jamestown area... • name of the peoples of t…
created Act of Toleration... *Act of Toleration—statute in Maryl…
founded colony of Pennsylvania... • promised better relations be…
English writer who encouraged his countrymen to cast off thei…
Powhatan
Indian chieftain in Jamestown area... • name of the peoples of t…
Lord Baltimore
created Act of Toleration... *Act of Toleration—statute in Maryl…
10 terms
US history literature people
Hermann Melville
Henry David Thoreau
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Walt Whitman
Moby Dick
Civil disobedience
American scholar
Leaves of grass
Hermann Melville
Moby Dick
Henry David Thoreau
Civil disobedience
41 terms
SAT US History (Literature)
James Fenmore Cooper
William Lloyd Garrison
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Transcendentalist
Leather Stocking Tales, Last of the Mohicans
The Liberator (Abolitionist)
Uncle Tom's Cabin (Abolitionist)
Using emotion rather than reason / individualism / beauty of…
James Fenmore Cooper
Leather Stocking Tales, Last of the Mohicans
William Lloyd Garrison
The Liberator (Abolitionist)
37 terms
Literature in US History
Common Sense
The Feminine Mystique
Silent Spring
The Jungle
Written by Thomas Paine, this pamphlet helped to stir patriot…
Betty Friedan's novel is credited as the spark for Second-Age…
Written by Rachel Carson, this environmental science work hel…
Upton Sinclair's novel described the problems associated with…
Common Sense
Written by Thomas Paine, this pamphlet helped to stir patriot…
The Feminine Mystique
Betty Friedan's novel is credited as the spark for Second-Age…
53 terms
US History Literature
Edward Winslow
Cotton Mather
John Winthrop
William Bradford
Recorded history early in the Massachusetts Bay Colony. 17
Wrote about God shaping colonies. 17
Religious underpinnings of puritan life in colonies.. 17
First governor of Massachusetts Colony, wrote histories with…
Edward Winslow
Recorded history early in the Massachusetts Bay Colony. 17
Cotton Mather
Wrote about God shaping colonies. 17
27 terms
SAT US History Literature
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nathaniel Hawthorne
Herman Melville
Henry David Thoreau
transcendentalism; early 1800s
The Scarlet Letter (1850) - novel on Puritan morality
Moby Dick (1851) - metaphor of good and evil
"Essay on Civil Disobedience" (1849); Walden (1854) - a year…
Ralph Waldo Emerson
transcendentalism; early 1800s
Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Scarlet Letter (1850) - novel on Puritan morality
29 terms
SAT US History Literature II
The Scarlet Letter
Moby Dick
Essay on Civil Disobedience
Walden
Nathaniel Hawthorne; 1850
Herman Melville; 1851
Henry David Thoreau; 1849
Henry David Thoreau; 1854
The Scarlet Letter
Nathaniel Hawthorne; 1850
Moby Dick
Herman Melville; 1851
42 terms
APUSH Important Literature in US HIstory
A Discourse on Western Planting, ... Rich…
Poor Richard's Almanac, Benjamin Frank…
Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God,…
Common Sense, Thomas Paine
Attempted to convince Queen Elizabeth 1 to support colonizati…
filled with witty, insightful, and funny bits of observation…
This was one of the sermons given by Jonathan Edwards during…
yea
A Discourse on Western Planting, ... Rich…
Attempted to convince Queen Elizabeth 1 to support colonizati…
Poor Richard's Almanac, Benjamin Frank…
filled with witty, insightful, and funny bits of observation…
APUSH Important Literature in US HIstory
A Discourse on Western Planting, ... Rich…
Poor Richard's Almanac, Benjamin Frank…
Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God,…
Common Sense, Thomas Paine
Attempted to convince Queen Elizabeth 1 to support colonizati…
filled with witty, insightful, and funny bits of observation…
This was one of the sermons given by Jonathan Edwards during…
yea
A Discourse on Western Planting, ... Rich…
Attempted to convince Queen Elizabeth 1 to support colonizati…
Poor Richard's Almanac, Benjamin Frank…
filled with witty, insightful, and funny bits of observation…
62 terms
US History: Themes: Culture, Art and Literature
The eighteenth-century European intell…
______ ______, an English political En…
Who wrote Poor Richard's Almanac?
Who wrote the pamphlet "Common Sense"?…
Enlightenment
John Locke
Benjamin Franklin
1) Thomas Paine... 2) It was widely sold and had a great deal of…
The eighteenth-century European intell…
Enlightenment
______ ______, an English political En…
John Locke
19 terms
US History SAT Subject Test-American Literature
Edward Winslow
John Winthrop
William Bradford
Roger Williams
Documented the first year of the Massachusetts Bay Colony
Discussed the Puritan religious life
First governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, wrote about r…
Focused on separation of church and state, very opposed to th…
Edward Winslow
Documented the first year of the Massachusetts Bay Colony
John Winthrop
Discussed the Puritan religious life
AP US History Exam 2016 Literature List
freely debated the causes of slavery,…
the statement adopted by the Second Co…
Urged the United States to invest in n…
pamphlet advocating independence from…
Harriet Beecher Stowe, Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852)
Thomas Jefferson, Declaration of Independence (1776)
Alfred Thayer Mahan, The Influence of Sea Power upon History…
Thomas Paine, "Common Sense" (1776)
freely debated the causes of slavery,…
Harriet Beecher Stowe, Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852)
the statement adopted by the Second Co…
Thomas Jefferson, Declaration of Independence (1776)
US History Book 4 Chapters 1- and Literature
bond
ewe
mammon
adroitly
a signed debt
a female sheep
a material wealth or possessions
quick in thought or action
bond
a signed debt
ewe
a female sheep
37 terms
Topic Sixteen:Literature & History useful words
文学
杰作
古典文学
现代文学
literature(wénxué)
masterpiece(jiézuò)
classical literature(gǔdiǎnwénxué)
contemporary literature(xiàndàiwénxué)
文学
literature(wénxué)
杰作
masterpiece(jiézuò)
30 terms
US HISTORY EOC: Court cases, treaties, literature,documents and women
Sweatt V. Painter
Delgado V. Bastrop ISD
Plessy V. Ferguson
Kormatsu V. US
Juries must be similar to local ethnicities and genders
Mexican-Americans can't be segregated in schools (1947)
Segregation is legal
Japanese Americans present danger in war time
Sweatt V. Painter
Juries must be similar to local ethnicities and genders
Delgado V. Bastrop ISD
Mexican-Americans can't be segregated in schools (1947)
58 terms
US Literature
Ambidextrous
Deploy
Opulent
Pliable
Able to use both hands equally well; very skillful; deceitful…
To position or arrange; to utilize; to form up
Wealthy, luxurious; ample; grandiose
Easily bent, flexible; easily influenced
Ambidextrous
Able to use both hands equally well; very skillful; deceitful…
Deploy
To position or arrange; to utilize; to form up
20 terms
US. Literature
absolve
aversion
benefactor
cadence
to forgive
hatred
one who provides support
rhythm
absolve
to forgive
aversion
hatred
495 terms
US History
Missouri Compromise
Fugitive Slave Act
Kansas-Nebraska Act
Republican Party
Congress orchestrated a two-part compromise, granting Missour…
A law passed as part of the Compromise of 1850, which provide…
The Act of Congress in 1854 annulling the Missouri Compromise…
They were founded by anti-slavery activists in 1854. Original…
Missouri Compromise
Congress orchestrated a two-part compromise, granting Missour…
Fugitive Slave Act
A law passed as part of the Compromise of 1850, which provide…
US History
Precedent
Cabinet
Tariff
Impressment
Any act, decision, or case that serves as a guide or model fo…
A group of department heads who serve as the president's chie…
A tax on imported goods
The act of seizing by force
Precedent
Any act, decision, or case that serves as a guide or model fo…
Cabinet
A group of department heads who serve as the president's chie…
109 terms
US history
New england colonies
why did the new england colonies settle?
new england colonies economic activity:
Middle Colonies:
massachusetts, connecticut, new hampshire, rhode island
-practice religion without persecution (religion Puritans)
dependent on the ocean
New York Pennsylvania, New Jersey Delaware
New england colonies
massachusetts, connecticut, new hampshire, rhode island
why did the new england colonies settle?
-practice religion without persecution (religion Puritans)
44 terms
US History
Democracy
House of Burgesses... Mayflower Compact
Reasons for American Revolution
Mercantilism
People Power - Elected representatives... System of Government
Early form of Democracy
1- Separation from Home Country, people more self-sufficient…
Colonists supplied raw materials (lumber, cash crops) to home…
Democracy
People Power - Elected representatives... System of Government
House of Burgesses... Mayflower Compact
Early form of Democracy
50 terms
AP US History (WWI, early 1900's literature, the Twenties)
Congressional elections of 1918
Versailles Conference, Versailles Treaty
Versailles Delegation
Big Four: Wilson, George, Clemenceau,…
The 66th Congress, under President Wilson. He begged people t…
The Palace of Versailles was the site of the signing of the p…
Led by Wilson, it fought for the inclusion of the 14 Points.…
Leaders of the four most influential countries after World Wa…
Congressional elections of 1918
The 66th Congress, under President Wilson. He begged people t…
Versailles Conference, Versailles Treaty
The Palace of Versailles was the site of the signing of the p…
21 terms
US HISTORY
MAYFLOWER COMPACT
VIRGINIA HOUSE OF BURGESSES
SALUTARY NEGLECT
MERCANTILISM
1620 - The first agreement for self-government in America. It…
An assembly of representatives who worked together with the g…
An English policy of not strictly enforcing laws in its colon…
An economic policy under which nations sought to increase the…
MAYFLOWER COMPACT
1620 - The first agreement for self-government in America. It…
VIRGINIA HOUSE OF BURGESSES
An assembly of representatives who worked together with the g…
25 terms
US History
Constitution
John Locke
Jean-Jacque Rousseau
Great Awakening
Document containing the system of fundamental laws of nation
Enlightenment writer who advocated for everyone to be guarant…
Argue that government should be formed by consent of the people
Period of widespread religious resurgence
Constitution
Document containing the system of fundamental laws of nation
John Locke
Enlightenment writer who advocated for everyone to be guarant…
39 terms
Inventors, Literature, Supreme Court Cases, Reformers, Westward Expansion Us History
Benjamin Franklin
Eli Whitney
Robert Fulton
Samuel Morse
invented bifocals/franklin stove
invented interchangeable parts and the cotton gin (1793)
steamboat (1807)
morse code/telegraph (1837)
Benjamin Franklin
invented bifocals/franklin stove
Eli Whitney
invented interchangeable parts and the cotton gin (1793)
US History
Missouri Compromise
Fugitive Slave Act
Kansas-Nebraska Act
Republican Party
Congress orchestrated a two-part compromise, granting Missour…
A law passed as part of the Compromise of 1850, which provide…
The Act of Congress in 1854 annulling the Missouri Compromise…
They were founded by anti-slavery activists in 1854. Original…
Missouri Compromise
Congress orchestrated a two-part compromise, granting Missour…
Fugitive Slave Act
A law passed as part of the Compromise of 1850, which provide…
87 terms
US HISTORY SUBJECT TEST: Supreme Court Cases, Art, and Literature
Chisholm v Georgia (1793)
Marbury v Madison (1803)
McCulloch v Maryland (1819)
Gibbons v Ogden (1824)
States may be sued in federal court by citizens of other stat…
Congress cannot pass laws that contravene the Constitution; t…
State laws cannot restrict the valid exercise of the implied…
The Commerce Clause of the Constitution grants Congress the a…
Chisholm v Georgia (1793)
States may be sued in federal court by citizens of other stat…
Marbury v Madison (1803)
Congress cannot pass laws that contravene the Constitution; t…
Literature history
scholar
century
transfer
Proclamation
học giả
thế kỷ
(v, n) dời, di chuyển; sự di chuyển,
lời tuyên bố
scholar
học giả
century
thế kỷ
US History Subject Test Supreme Court Cases, Important Literature and Art
Chisholm v Georgia (1793)
Marbury v Madison (1803)
McCulloch v Maryland (1819)
Gibbons v Ogden (1824)
States may be sued in federal court by citizens of other stat…
Congress cannot pass laws that contravene the Constitution; t…
State laws cannot restrict the valid exercise of the implied…
The Commerce Clause of the Constitution grants Congress the a…
Chisholm v Georgia (1793)
States may be sued in federal court by citizens of other stat…
Marbury v Madison (1803)
Congress cannot pass laws that contravene the Constitution; t…
72 terms
History and Literature II
The printed text of the play contains…
Identify the SIX ELEMENTS of a play ac…
Describe PLOT according to Aristotle.
What is another term for plot?
1. Dialogue - words spoken by the character ... 2. Stage directi…
Plot, Character, Thought, Language, Music & Spectacle
Plot is the organization of the action of a play. Plot is wha…
Structure
The printed text of the play contains…
1. Dialogue - words spoken by the character ... 2. Stage directi…
Identify the SIX ELEMENTS of a play ac…
Plot, Character, Thought, Language, Music & Spectacle
US History
Anti-federalist
Articles of Confederation
Bill of Rights
Federalist
This series of articles was written in 1787 urging Americans…
The first government of the United States was based on this,…
These are the first ten amendments to the US Constitution, ge…
This early American political party was founded by Alexander…
Anti-federalist
This series of articles was written in 1787 urging Americans…
Articles of Confederation
The first government of the United States was based on this,…
11 terms
US HISTORY
Alexander Hamilton
Thomas Jefferson
Anti-Sedition Act
Monroe Doctrine
First Secretary of Treasury and leader of the Federalists
First Secretary of State and leader of the Democratic Republi…
law which banned free speech
foreign policy to keep Europe out of the business of the West…
Alexander Hamilton
First Secretary of Treasury and leader of the Federalists
Thomas Jefferson
First Secretary of State and leader of the Democratic Republi…
12 terms
History of Literature
Early/ ancient literature
800 to 475
475 to 300
300 to 146
800 BC to 500 AD (fables, epics, histories, hymns, myths)
Lyric age (epic poetry, lyric poetry)
Attic age (tragedy, comedy series)
Alexandrian age (pastoral poetry)
Early/ ancient literature
800 BC to 500 AD (fables, epics, histories, hymns, myths)
800 to 475
Lyric age (epic poetry, lyric poetry)
43 terms
US History
Progressive
Prohibition
Muckraker
NWSA
Sought to improve working conditions created by industrializa…
Believed that alcohol led to many of the moral problems of so…
Journalist who wrote about the corruption in bushiness and so…
National American Women Suffrage Association
Progressive
Sought to improve working conditions created by industrializa…
Prohibition
Believed that alcohol led to many of the moral problems of so…
US History: Separatism and Slavery
Abolistionist
Antebellum Period
Manifest Destiny
The Alamo
a movement that began in the Northeast to abolish/get rid of…
Increasing sectionalism between the North and the South
Sea to shining sea, the belief that it was right for American…
Texas was won through the battle of the Alamo
Abolistionist
a movement that began in the Northeast to abolish/get rid of…
Antebellum Period
Increasing sectionalism between the North and the South
20 terms
US History - Colonial and Founding
Great Compromise
Articles of Condereation
New Jersey Plan
Virginia Plan
Settled the issue of representation in Congress
first weak government
supported by small states, wanted equal representation in gov…
supported by large states, wanted representation based on pop…
Great Compromise
Settled the issue of representation in Congress
Articles of Condereation
first weak government
495 terms
US History
Missouri Compromise
Fugitive Slave Act
Kansas-Nebraska Act
Republican Party
Congress orchestrated a two-part compromise, granting Missour…
A law passed as part of the Compromise of 1850, which provide…
The Act of Congress in 1854 annulling the Missouri Compromise…
They were founded by anti-slavery activists in 1854. Original…
Missouri Compromise
Congress orchestrated a two-part compromise, granting Missour…
Fugitive Slave Act
A law passed as part of the Compromise of 1850, which provide…
Authors and the History of Literature
Great Vowel Shift
Process of Fossilization
Portmanteau
tone
1. Occurred in 8 stages... 2. this occurred from the 15th to 18t…
the process by which incorrect language usage becomes a habit
consisting of or combining two or more separable aspects or q…
"I do not appreciate the __ you are using."
Great Vowel Shift
1. Occurred in 8 stages... 2. this occurred from the 15th to 18t…
Process of Fossilization
the process by which incorrect language usage becomes a habit
50 terms
US History
What colony was founded in 1607?
What group settled in Plymouth, Massac…
What document was signed in 1620?
What year was Plymouth founded?
Jamestown
Pilgrims
The Mayflower Compact
1620
What colony was founded in 1607?
Jamestown
What group settled in Plymouth, Massac…
Pilgrims
21 terms
US Literature: Introspective
introspective (introspect, introspecti…
labyrinth
amorphous (amorphously, amorphousness)
anomaly (anomalous)
the process of examining your own thoughts or feelings
a place that has many confusing paths or passages, something…
having no definite or clear shape or form
something that is unusual or unexpected
introspective (introspect, introspecti…
the process of examining your own thoughts or feelings
labyrinth
a place that has many confusing paths or passages, something…
20 terms
US Literature: Reclusive
Reclusive (recluse, reclusively, reclu…
Mundane (mundanely, mundaneness, munda…
Squander (squanderer)
Virulent (virulently)
Marked by withdrawal from society; solitary
Dull and ordinary; relating to ordinary life on earth rather…
To use (something) in a wasteful or foolish way; misspend
Full of hate or anger; extremely or excessively harsh or stro…
Reclusive (recluse, reclusively, reclu…
Marked by withdrawal from society; solitary
Mundane (mundanely, mundaneness, munda…
Dull and ordinary; relating to ordinary life on earth rather…
19 terms
US Literature Vocab: Enigma
Apathy
Indifferent
Revere
Candor
Part of speech: Noun ... Definition: Not having much emotion or…
Part of speech: Adjective ... Definition: Not interested in or c…
Part of speech: Verb ... Definition: To have great respect, devo…
Part of speech: Noun ... Definition: The quality of being sincer…
Apathy
Part of speech: Noun ... Definition: Not having much emotion or…
Indifferent
Part of speech: Adjective ... Definition: Not interested in or c…
495 terms
US History
Missouri Compromise
Fugitive Slave Act
Kansas-Nebraska Act
Republican Party
Congress orchestrated a two-part compromise, granting Missour…
A law passed as part of the Compromise of 1850, which provide…
The Act of Congress in 1854 annulling the Missouri Compromise…
They were founded by anti-slavery activists in 1854. Original…
Missouri Compromise
Congress orchestrated a two-part compromise, granting Missour…
Fugitive Slave Act
A law passed as part of the Compromise of 1850, which provide…
105 terms
US History Key Terms
Colony
Mercantilism
Salutary Neglect
Mayflower Compact
Land controlled by a distant nation.
British colonies were moneymakers for the mother country.
Relax the enforcement of strict regulations.
Used to govern Plymouth colony. Example of democracy.
Colony
Land controlled by a distant nation.
Mercantilism
British colonies were moneymakers for the mother country.
8 terms
US History
Checks and Balances
Virginia House of Burgesses
George Washington
Marbury v. Madison
No one branch has all the power...Veto
Colonial self-rule
Two Term Limit, warned of alliances with Europe
Judicial Review
Checks and Balances
No one branch has all the power...Veto
Virginia House of Burgesses
Colonial self-rule
22 terms
US HISTORY
The King of ____________ was the one i…
The king was charging the colonists un…
There were how many colonies
The stamp act was a tax on everything…
England
taxes
13
Paper
The King of ____________ was the one i…
England
The king was charging the colonists un…
taxes
US History - Vocabulary
Foreign Policy/Affairs
Neutrality
Colony
Colonist
USA's strategies, regulations and decisions about how to deal…
When a country is neutral: does not take a side in conflict o…
An area (territory) that is settled by a group of people from…
A settler or person who lives in a colony
Foreign Policy/Affairs
USA's strategies, regulations and decisions about how to deal…
Neutrality
When a country is neutral: does not take a side in conflict o…
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