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Native Americans

here thousands of years before Europeans

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Storys told;

orally

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How did the Native Americans arrive

No one knows

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Lakota Indians

Winter counts

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what did each drawing signify for the Lakota INdians

Winter

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what did the lakota indians do mos of the day

hunt

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what were the lkota indians considered as

plains indians

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what spirit came to the lakota indians and as what

Wakantanks; beautiful women

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What did Wakantanks give the lakota indians

tatanca=buffalo

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When did the Europeans arrive

1607- Jamestown

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Why did the Europeans leave

wanted pure religion

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When did the Mayflower arrive

1620

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Who came on the May flower

Puritans-reformers from the Church of England

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What were the puritans known as

separatists

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Why was the Mass. bay colony formed

wanted to reform church from within

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Who was the governor of mass at the time

John Winthrop

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In city upon a hill; what government would the colony be

theocracy

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What was the central beliefs in City upon a hill

Puritan

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whos doctrine was it

John Calvin's

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Puritans believe good comes from....

Frugality, hard work, self-improvement, self discipline, self reliance

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Puritans Declined

early 1700s, more liberal protestant groups, brought many back to the church

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When was the Great Awakening

1720

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NOrth and South differed in

climate, crops, social organization, religion

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What was plantaion life like

center of commerce, upto 1000 cold work on it at once

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Slavery

1619 first slaves; Virginia
Existed in every colony

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In 1750

Puritanism was in decline everywhere
plantaion was at its peak

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where did colonial literature come from

mostly england; everyone came from england, brought books with them
1750- begginning of a native literature

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Oral tradition

Song lyrics, hero tales, migration legends, creation myth

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myths that were written

poetic and moving, great depth, power

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Puritan writing=

religion dominated

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Puritan Writing

Theological studies, hymns, histories, biographies, autobiographies

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Modes of puritan Writing

sermon, diary, allegory, tract, meditational, devotional poem, apocolyptic pronouncement

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Allegory

literary device in which characters or events in a literary, visual, or musical art form represent or symbolize ideas and concepts.

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tract

a short written work, usually of a political or religious nature

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Purpose of puritan writing

to provide spiritual insight, to instruct, self examination

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what writing wasnt allowed by the puritans

Fiction or drama= SINFUL

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Puritans wrote poetry...

for spiritual enlightenment, wrote about god

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When was harvard founded

1636

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When was the first printing press in colonies

1638

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When did freee publoc schools in Mass. start

1647

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Puritan Theory of literature style

plain style, Ornate writitng--Sign of Vanity

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Highest Goal of puritan literary style

clear statement, plain, prob boring

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Brilliant statesmen from the south

Few notable writers prior to 1750; John smith

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John Smith

wrote for practical reasons; general history of Virginia

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Unlike the puritans

southerners didnt oppose fiction or theatre

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1st theatre in America

Williamsburg, VA--1716