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The majority of all writing during this time was fueled by .......... Such as ___,___,___,___

Politics; The Bill of Rights, Common Sense, The Declaration of Independence, and The Crisis

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They valued ____ over ____

Reason over religion

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Men thought they had the ability to ________ themselves

Perfect

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Men were believed to be ______

inherently good

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Ben Frank was one of __ children

17

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Name some of Benjamin's Numerous Careers

Printer, Inventor, Writer, Politician

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Name three of Ben's Inventions

Bifocals, Lightning rod, Stove

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Name three Contributions that Ben Frank made

Developed the first Circulatory Library
Developed the first Colonial Hospital
Discovered electricity

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Ben Franks book The Autobiography contained __ Virtues to live by. Name two

13; Order and silence

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Poor Richard's Almanack contained Aphorisms. Aphorisms are...

short sayings with a message

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Name the Characteristics of Slave Narratives

Creation of Protest Literature
Writing was purposeful
Resistance to human tyranny and sought to uphold human dignity

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List the 3 Part Structure of Slave Narratives

1. Slavery 2. Escape 3. Freedom

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After __ years in slavery, he purchased his freedom from his master in ____. He was __.

10; 1776; 21

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_____ was the First African writer to reach a sizable audience of _____ readers

Equiano; American

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_____ uses commercial terms to show the ______ of those in slavery*****

Equiano; dehumanization

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______ establishes the concept of the ___ savage*****

Equiano; Noble

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_________ Remembered most for his ________

Johnathon Edwards; fire-and-brimstone sermons

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Edwards was involved in Two Movements...

The Great Awaking and the Enlightenment*****

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-comparing two unlike things using like or as

Simile

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-giving human characteristics to nonhuman things

Personification

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-comparing two unlike things by saying one thing is another

Metaphor

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____ Was a Sermon delivered by Edwards***

Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God

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Edwards sermon Text was taken from ____

Deuteronomy Chapter 32

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