Flashcards in American Lit. Study Sheet (1st 8 Weeks) Deck (28)
compare and contrast puritans and pilgrims
-church of England
-most loyal & organized
-practice own religion
who is john winthrop?
-believed in act of kindness/bringing people together
-founded Massachusetts Bay Colony
what are the characteristics of the enlightenment period?
-understand the world
-age of reason
one thing winthrop established
Massachusetts Bay Colony
where did witch trials occur?
who is founder of jamestown?
who founded Rhode island after being banished?
what was the 1st book published in america?
the bay psalm book
the author of "common sense" was...
what was the reason slavery began in Virginia?
first African slaves were brought to the North American colony of Jamestown
what were benjamin franklins other inventions that were mentioned in the video?
-the franklin stove
founder of the short story?
edgar allen poe
who was the founder and longtime governor of the Plymouth colony?
_______ wrote about her being captured by the native americans?
title of her writing?
a narrative of the captivity and restoration of mrs. mary rowlandson
did the puritans believe in other religions?
what is transcendentalism
-believe in individualism
describe the bay psalm book? year discovered?
-it was the first book discovered in america
what was the first form of self government in the colonies?
Virginia House of Burgesses
where was the house of burgesses located?
the french and Indian war occurred in what year?
who founded the first public library?
who is the most famous Gothic american writer?
edgar allen poe
what year did Christopher Columbus being his voyage
Jonathan Edwards wife?
in class we read the letter that _____ and ____ wrote to each other.
john adams & Abigail adams
what was the puritans punishment for psaltery?
wear a red veil