Colonial architecture in the United States

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    were many rooms including a separate living room and dining room. By this time they had glass windows, multiple fireplaces, and plenty of furniture. Lots of their houses were built in a style that reflected the architecture of the owner's homeland. There were german, dutch, Spanish, and English colonial styles built in many different regions. The log cabins were a rectangular shape. The cabins are around sixteen feet long and about fourteen feet wide. They used round logs with the bark left on the tree to build the walls. When they built the cabins they cut notches in the wood or they used wooden pegs to hold the wood…

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    quickly changed during the fur trade. They took charge and were the go-to person when the Europeans wanted to buy fur and sell they goods they brought over from Europe. Then went through an assimilation process forced on to them when the Spanish conquest came to what is now America. Forcing Native American women to give up their way of life, their beliefs, and rituals that they held dearly only because it did not fit the European’s view of the way life and women should behave(Jayme3). Native…

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    Before the war there was hardly any common ground, and the colonies had no reliance on each other. The American colonists realized that they work better together. They realized that when they cooperate as a whole, they could achieve great things. They saw that when they are united, they could be powerful. “The war had an equally profound effect on the American colonies. It was an experience that forced them for the first time, to act in concert against a common foe” (Brinkley 90). Americans then…

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    Puritan and colonial The colonial times were very different from what they are today, they were ripe with superstition and religion where people were expected to be active in the church and Complex writing was avoided and often simulated the bible. Most literature of the time was influenced by religious writings. The Puritan/ Colonial time period took place from 1492 to 1800, this time period has four distinct characteristics: Narrative Traditions, Opportunity for Freedom, Government and…

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    To begin, I will say that I agree with many of Kupperman’s deductions in regards to the conflicting aims of investments in colonial interests. The drive to tangibly and quickly profit the mother country, England in this case, above all other concerns is something that would transfer from Privateering to trade regulations and embargoes in later history and is consistent with the attitudes of the time. It is no great leap in logic to say that the interest of Roanoke where not well served by its…

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    2. What do these documents suggest about societal expectation for white elite women’s role? About the roles of servants and slave women? Women of power during colonial times that owned servants/slaves women had some sort of sympathy. In Eliza Lucas Pinckney letter she references to teaching black women on how to read and she plans on teaching the children also. Eliza in a different letter discusses how she is going to assume control of the plantation with or without her father blessing.…

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    colonist views of the black race thus showing the racism that she struggles with in early America. Her goal in writing this poem is to emphasize the perception white colonists have of the Negros in this New World. Her poetic imagery also allows her to express her personal emotions and the importance of religion. For example, she uses the illustrative words, “Pagan”, “Savior”, “Christians”, and “Cain” (Wheatley 403) to show the religious connotation of her writing. Her words show the piety of…

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    Historians see the creation of networks that facilitated trade and communication as an organic process where colonial merchants built trade networks through ties of kinship and trust, forming the foundation of a new economic system that motivated the individuals and nations alike. For colonial merchants, the preservation of trade was vital. Merchant networks were complex and robust systems that allowed individual merchants the freedom to conduct business in whatever manner they chose, granting…

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    Revivalism and Eclecticism Architecture has undergone many changes and developments throw different eras as a result of major movements that influenced architecture and fine art as well, example (Renaissance, Baroque, Rococo, and Neoclassical), and that paved the way for the appearance of various styles ancient and modern ones , Egyptian Architecture ,Sumerian Architecture , Early Irish Architecture , Minoan Architecture , Greek Architecture , Roman Architecture , Byzantine Architecture , Gothic…

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    In Creating Colonial Williamsburg: The Restoration of Virginia’s Eighteenth-Century Capital, Anders Greenspan provides a brief contextual history of the nearly one-hundred year history of the site’s many changes, challenges, and criticisms. Greenspan explores both the internal and external struggle for Colonial Williamsburg to serve as a national education resource and a useful platform for social history, while at the same time succeeding as a tourist attraction with vibrant ticket sales so it…

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