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    John Dickinson was born on November 13, 1732 in Talbot County, Maryland (USHistory.com). John Dickinson was born to a wealthy family in what is now Maryland. His father was first judge to the Court of Pleas in Delaware where he studied law at the Temple in London, the most prestigious education that a young man could hope for (USHistory.org). In 1764 Dickinson went into politics as a member of the Pennsylvania assembly in 1764. In later years he was elected to the Continental Congress. John with his status in the Continental Congress helped write the Articles of Confederation and the Constitution (Biography.com). When Dickinson was 18 he followed in his fathers footsteps and took up law. Dickinson went overseas and spent four years studying…

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    each generous deed.” These lines show some of the religious view that America had on the war. Many revolutionaries believed that God was in agreement of actions against the British. Though most of the public views it as a song of pure patriotism, the opposite is shown on closer view of the lyrics. “This bumper I crown for our Sovereign 's health,/And this for Britannia 's glory and wealth;/That wealth and that glory immortal may be,/If she is but just---and if we are but free.” These lines that…

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    The Articles of Confederation were written by John Dickinson under the decisions of the Second Constitutional Congress in 1777 in order to unite all thirteen colonies in rebelling from Great Britain. This is a primary document as Dickinson was present during the drafting of the Articles. There are a total of 13 articles. The majority of the colonies had their own constitution, which was not a sign of unison. The delegates at the convention decided on various issues. The Articles provided a…

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    The Articles of Confederation was a written agreement among the original thirteen colonies that was ultimately ratified in 1781. It established rules and rights of the people. The Articles did not have any power until it was ratified completely by each state first. It was one of the first times the colonies came together, and agreed on issues that needed to be fixed. Two important people that were a big role in the Articles of Confederation were John Dickinson, and Richard Henry Lee. John…

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    Caesar Rodney is on the back the Delaware quarter in the middle of his famous ride, yet not very many people know anything about him. This shows that he was very passionate about something, which could have been anywhere from the Delaware militia to early politics. Therefore, Caesar Rodney was a marvelous leader because he had great political ideas, military positions, and was extremely passionate for his causes. First off, Caesar Rodney did amazing things in politics, so he was able to become…

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    “We are but parts of a whole, and therefore there must exist a power somewhere to preside, and preserve the connexion due order. This power is lodged in the Parliament; and we are as much dependent on Great Britain as a perfectly free people can be on another” (Dickinson). John Dickinson was a patriot until 1776, when he started to question if the colonists really needed to break away from England. He supported colonial rights, but did not support independence from Britain. Dickinson was one out…

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    Symbol Example from story Importance Act 1: Nature “Look like the innocent flower, but be the serpent under it.”- Lady Macbeth (Act 1 scene 5 line 72-73) “The air nimbly and sweetly recommends itself unto our gentle sense.” - King Duncan (Act 1, Scene 6, Line 1-2) “... heaven’s breath smells wooingly here.” - Banquo (Act 1, Scene 6, Line 6-7) All of these lines compare Macbeth to something in nature. Lady Macbeth’s line says that Macbeth needs to look like a flower but really be a snake deep…

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    Emily Dickinson Sydney York 2ab 2/12/16 Emily Dickinson was born on December 10, 1830 in Amherst Massachusetts to Edward Dickinson and Emily Norcross-Dickinson. She had two siblings, her brother William Austin Dickinson was born in 1829 and her sister Lavinia Norcross-Dickinson was born in 1833. She went to Amherst Academy for seven years and later went to…

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    John Donne and Emily Dickinson was both an influential poet around the world. Their poems were appealing to both youth and elders because of their original way of illustrating ideas and uses of literary devices in the poem. A great English poet, John Donne wrote the Holy Sonnets: “Death, be not proud” poem. This poem presents a religious idea about death. On the other hand, Emily Dickinson one of America’s prominent poet wrote the “Because I could not stop for Death” poem. This six stanzas poem…

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    Emily Dickinson and John Donne might not seem to have very much in common. They were two poets who lived almost two hundred years apart, on different continents, what could they possibly have in common? However, their poetry holds a common theme. Emily Dickinson had a fascination with death and wrote many of her poems on the subject of death and dying. Likewise, John Donne wrote a few poems about death but, unlike Dickinson, his poems held more of a religious perspective. In particular, death…

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