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Story of the Times 1750-1800
Pages 120-125
1. By ____________, there were fourth- and fifth-generation
Americans of European descent living in Virginia and New England.
2. These people were _______________________, and, on the whole,
were satisfied with that status.
3. Between ___________________________, however, attitudes
changed dramatically.
4. The groundwork for the American Revolution had been laid by
European _______________ as well as by the
__________________ and Parliament.
5. The eighteenth century is often characterized as the
____________________, or the Age of Reason.
6. The writers and thinkers of the Enlightenment valued ____________
over _____________.
7. Unlike the Puritans, they had little interest in the ____________,
believing instead in the power of reason and science to further
___________________.
8. Much of what was produced during the Revolutionary period was
____________________.
9. The writing of permanent importance form the Revolutionary era is
mostly ________________________.
10. _________________ was a spellbinding orator whose speech against
the Stamp Act in the Virginia House of Burgesses brought cries of
“Treason!”
11. __________________was perhaps more influential than any other in
swaying public opinion in favor of independence.
12. The Declaration of Independence was first drafted by
____________________ in June 1776. Despite some exaggerated
charges against King George III, is one of the most influential
statements ever made.
13. _________________ appeared in most of the newspaper, and
numerous broadside ________ were published.
14. What is a broadside ballad?
15. Two poets whose works were more sophisticated than the broadside
ballads were Joel Barlow and _______________________.
16. Perhaps the best-known writing of the period outside the field of
politics was done by ________________. His
___________________________ became familiar to most
households in the colonies.
17. During the Revolutionary period, America began to establish a
__________________ of its own. ________________ were built,
and ______________were established after the war.
18. State the contributions of early Americans:
Native Americans –
Puritans –
Revolutionary Statesmen -