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    Peoples in Mexico and Central America vs. North America Eastern Woodlands Settlement of Spanish America vs. Settlement of North America Settlement of New England and Mid-Atlantic (non-slave) vs. Settlement of South (slave) Political philosophies of Alexander Hamilton vs. Thomas Jefferson Political philosophies...
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  • APUSH ch -12 notes
    distinction btwn “reason” and inner capacity to grasp beauty and emotional expression vs “understanding” and repression of instinct and imposed learning- goal to cultivate “reason” ii)Centered in Concord, MA. Leader Ralph Waldo Emerson- essays “Nature” (1836) argued self-fulfillment thru communion w/ nature, “Self-Reliance”...
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  • us history key terms
    constitutional law and made the Supreme Court of the United States a coequal branch of government along with the legislative and executive branches. McCulloch vs. Maryland- This landmark case declared that the United States government had implied powers as well as those specifically listed in the Constitution...
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  • Ralph Waldo Emerson- Self Reliance
    reading both "Self Reliance," by Ralph Waldo Emerson and "The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave," by Frederick Douglass, one might notice a trend in what both writers regard as the key to happiness or self-fulfillment. Emerson and Douglass both imply that acquiring knowledge...
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  • final exam notes
    Nathaniel Hawthorne, “The Birth-Mark,” “The Minister’s Black Veil,” “The Earth’s Holocaust” • Hiram Powers’ Eve Tempted and The Greek Slave • Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nature, “Self-Reliance” • Henry David Thoreau, Walden and “Resistance to Civil Government” • Herman Melville, from “The Encantadas,” “Bartleby...
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  • History
    Social institutions Urban development The rural south Slave-holding planters Conditions of the slaves The conflict over slavery Abolition vs. colonization Militant abolitionism Politics of abolition Chapter 9 Rush-Bagot Treaty, 1817 Convention of 1818 Adams-Onis/Transcontinental...
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  • History
    thought. The American Renaissance produced major influential literary works from some of the most brilliant minds in U.S. history, including Ralph Waldo Emerson's the "Representative Man (1850)", Nathaniel Hawthorne's "The Scarlett Letter (1850)" and "The House of Seven Gables (1851)," Herman Melville's...
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  • Ralph Waldo Emerson and Frederick Douglas in Relation to Self-Reliance
    28, 2013 Emerson’s, Self-Reliance and It’s Parallel with Frederick Douglass’s Journey to Self Ralph Waldo Emerson was born in 1803 in Boston although his family were not wealthy they were well connected, privileged and educated. Emerson attended Harvard, Harvard Divinity School and became a minister...
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  • Fredrick Douglas
    Joshua Hardy March 18, 2013 English III Honors Summaries * 1. The most famous African American opponent of slavery, Frederick Douglass's career spanned nearly the entire nineteenth century. He lectured on issues of race and gender with a power that resonated a century beyond his death...
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  • DOUGLASS AND EMERSON What is Self-Reliance?
    October 19, 2010 English 3773 – American Literature to 1800 Dr. Prus DOUGLASS AND EMERSON What is Self-Reliance? How does Ralph Waldo Emerson use self-reliance? How does it relate to Frederick Douglass’ Narrative? These are some interesting questions and they will be carefully reviewed. Emerson’s...
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  • Freedom
    right of speech, individual, and education. The first one is a freedom of speech, which is a right to communicate one's opinions and ideas. Frederick Douglass, in his era Black Americans were usually not allowed at 4th of July celebrations in the slaveholding South, apparently because many slaveholders...
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  • Intro to Lit Notes
    Thoreau’s Walden? a. 13. When and where did Ralph Waldo Emerson deliver his famous speech, “The American Scholar?” a. Harvard University, 1837 to Phi Beta Kappa society (society for young emerging intellects) 14. How does Ralph Waldo Emerson critique specialization and the division of labor in...
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  • Douglass and Thoerau
    Douglass and Thoreau Slavery, even in its time, had always been a subject of much debate among men. Some say that it was natural, essential in the building of America, for without slaves, the nation wouldn’t have flourished as it did. Aristotle is quoted “some should rule and others be ruled is a thing...
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  • Essay
    on Behalf of the Insane (1843) 9. William Lloyd Garrison from The Liberator (1831) These can be used as “extra work” readings 10. Self Reliance (Emerson, 1841) 11. On the Duty of Civil Disobedience (Thoreau, 1849) Essential Questions for Unit 5: Think about these questions before, during, and after...
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  • American Literature Final Notes
    darkness. She lands on the back of a turtle—Evil twin kills mother bursting from her side during child birth. The twins grow up on a great island. Good vs. Evil. Good twin- corn stalks, Evil twin-deer antlers (they battle). Good overcomes evil; he rules the universe because he won the battle. Christopher...
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  • Narrative of Frederick Douglass
    Although Frederick Douglass wrote several autobiographies during his lifetime, none continues to have the lasting literary impact of the Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, Written by Himself. From its publication in 1845 to its present status in the American literary canon...
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  • Online Shopping Vs Retail Shopping
    Title: Critical Essay on "Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave, Written by Himself" Author(s): Doreen Piano Source: Nonfiction Classics for Students: Presenting Analysis, Context, and Criticism on Nonfiction Works. Ed. David M. Galens, Jennifer Smith, and Elizabeth Thomason...
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  • Self Value
    are given natural born talents and skills that can be a benefit to humanity. In the remarkable readings of Henry David Thoreau, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and Frederick Douglass clarifies that an individual has the potential to establish change and power by working hard. They reveal the obligations that an individual...
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  • History
    praying. B. gave African American a church denomination to call their own Transcendentalism Ralph Waldo Emerson 1. New England writer Henry David Thoreau 1. Lived the ideas of transcendtalism ...
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  • Puirtan
    is a common theme in American literature. Indeed, the individual's ability to mold his or her self fascinated Benjamin Franklin, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Frederick Douglass, and many other American writers. In what ways is Captain John Smith a self-creator? Practicality and labor have been important parts...
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