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28 Cards in this Set

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in 1770s there were no ____
professional writers
the writing of this age was
policial and persuasive
sheets of paper with anonymous songs, poems, essays that could be tacked around cities
writers emphasized the role of reason or rational thought in human affairs
Age of Reason or the Enlightenment
the people viewed the universe as
harmonious and carefully ordered where everyone plaued a mall role in the functioning of the whole
believed in_______ of human beings
"we are not afraid to follow truth wherever it may lead, nor to tolerate any error so long as reason is left free to conbat it"
thomas jefferson
american revolution lasted:
the english believed the coloines purpose was
for the enrichment of the mother country
french and indian war:
after F and I war king george decided:
colonies pay for debts from the war
tax on tea and boston tea party
1st continental congress
met in philadelphia in 1774
at first continetal congress:
proposed their own government
"now we must all hang together or assuredly we shall all hang separately"
Ben Franklin
war lasted until
one of greatest orators of revolution; governnor of virginia
patrick henry
"if this be treason then make the most of it"
patrick henry
art of speaking and/or writing effectively
saying the same thing in a variety of ways
repeating same idea in same way
repeating grammatical structures
educated self by reading
ben franklin
left boston at 17 and arrived penniless
ben franklin
established self as a printer and business leader
ben franklin
became wealthy and retired at age 42
ben franklin
devoted the time after retirement to science
ben franklin
joined adams and thomas jefferson to draft declaration of independence
ben franklin