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Give Me Liberty An American History Volume 1

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I learned a lot but I had to reread most of it for it to settle in for uizzes and tests Also had to take a nap when ever I started reading it This book really deserves a 25 but I m being generous Don t get me wrong I m not a 25 but I m being generous Don t get me wrong I m not to be harsh The information was factual and the book got my attention at times AT TIMES mind you It s just the way this book is set up is ainful I would rather have appendicitis then have an appendectomy than read this again Harsh sounding I know However who has time to actually sit and read 40 lus ages of a dull book Be honest none of us do It drags on and on for so longI had to read this for class and it s sad but it s one of the few textbooks I just hated after the first chapter Again it drags on There may be sections to it where you can take breaks but I had to read this over the weekend for class Monday That s on top of the various other errands I had to do no errands is not another word for arty with friends I have had next to no social life this semester whatsoever So it is a killer to read all that One chapter c I did not enjoy this book History is one of my favorite subjects and I was looking forward to reading this book However I was sadly disappointed to find that this text is difficult to follow along and doesn t Interior Designs: An Adult Coloring Book with Beautifully Decorated Houses, Inspirational Room Designs, and Relaxing Modern Architecture provide clarity to the informationresented I do appreciate the chronological resentation of events and certain aspects of the book But overall I unfortunately do not recommend the book I cannot believe I am actually
with this Phew 980 ages Detention of Doom pure American history and how it relates to freedom and liberty I would haverefered a dry factual and seuential account but I am asking for too much Overall it is a very well researched and thoroughly edited textbook that encompasses different historical and cultural events and their impact on society Lincoln said Freedom is one thing to the fox and something entirely different to the chickens Foner states increasingly the idea of liberty lost its traditional association with rivileges derived from membership in a distinct social class and became and identified with a general right to resist arbitrary government 142The early North American natives had a different meaning of freedom than other early New England settlers The natives believed that as long as they were not enslaved they were free For the early European settlers freedom was closely aligned with rights land ownership slave ownership and government The Europeans came to America for economic opportunity religious tolerance and land ownership For example the early European settlers and the Native Americans had differing opinions on roperty ownership The Natives believed in the communal use of roperty while the European wanted to. Freedom the oldest of cliches and the most modern of aspirations is the unifying theme in the new survey of American history by Eric. ,
Own land The Calvinist settlers identified freedom as religious tolerance and The Ability To Practice Their Religion Without ability to ractice their religion without Many of the New England colonies were founded for the very urpose of seeking religious freedom and Friedrich Barbarossa (Gestalten Des Mittelalters Und Der Renaissance) (German Edition) promoting tolerance After Roger Williams was banished from Massachusetts in 1636 he went on to create Rhode Island as a land foreople to articipate in religious activities of their choosing without government interference William Penn created Pennsylvania for those fleeing religious ersecution in Europe He romoted religious tolerance and co existence with the Native Americans in the Pennsylvania colonyAbolitionism was a social movement of the re Civil war era that advocated for the immediate emancipation of the slaves and their incorporation into American society as eual citizens Freedom to abolitionists meant freedom from slavery This view was similar to that of the Native Americans Abolitionists and Radical Republicans saw emancipation as necessary to weaken the South s ability to sustain the war Emancipation became the target of the Union war effort Freedom of Women s rights advocates meant eual ability to The Taste of Her Blood (A Lesbian Vampire Tale) participate in theublic sphere and gaining the right to vote Women voiced their opinions at the Seneca Falls Convention organized by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott Former slaves ideas of freedom were directly related to land ownership Many former slaves insisted that through their unpaid labor they had acuired a right to the land Freedom as defined by former slaves held a similar meaning to that of white Americans They euated freedom with self ownership family stability religious liberty olitical articipation and economic autonomy Freedom was an open ended rocess for blacks involving a transformation of all aspects of their lives and of the society and culture that had sustained slavery in the first lace Foner 527 No matter what the definition of freedom for whites it was a given birthright to be defendedAmericans envisioned freedom with whites it was a given birthright to be defendedAmericans envisioned freedom with availability of open land in the West John L O Sullivan coined the Learn English: A Beginner's Guide for ESL Learners phrase manifest destiny meaning Americans believed it was their divine right to occupy the entire continent and continually expand the area of freedom Those who stood in the way of expansion Europeanowers like Great Britain and Spain Native Americans Mexicans were by definition obstacles to the Who Is Gloria Steinem? progress of freedomLike itsredecessors this generation of Americans believed that the United States had been selected by God for the greatest experiment in human history the achievement of liberty and that westward expansion was art and arcel of this destiny Foner 323 324 In the older states the opulation and the rice of land were Foner the well known historian and author of The Story of American Freedom Give Me Liberty examines the changing meanings of freedo. ,
Ising Therefore the chances of a YOUNG MAN SETTING UP A man setting up a creating his own artisan shop were dwindling The West held out chances for the achievement of economic independence and freedom In the nineteenth century freedom was identified with economic opportunities hysical mobility olitical Corazones solitarios participation and slavery Foner 303 Freedom to the Democrats meant a weak central government and thereservation of states rights The Federalists were supporters of Washington s administration who supported Hamilton s Napříč nekonečnem plan They had close ties with Britain did not believe in self government and deferred major decisions to authority They feared too much liberty and unstructured government would result in anarchy I don t like this textbook as much as Roark s The American Promise but it s a lot affordable and gets the job done Foner stretches the themes of what liberty and freedom meant through the ages a little too much for me but doing so is a teachable tool to make readers think about the lifespan of an idea Ideologically zealous right wingers really hate Foner but this textbook doesn t have a very strongolitical slant to it maybe the Communism thing comes out in vol 2 and I m strongly thinking of assigning this book next semester Eric Foner s high schoolcollege textbook isn t erfect by any means but it IS brilliant Foner s central conceit the idea that liberty is the cornerstone but rarely agreed upon idea of American history is brilliant and erudite Foner skillfully weaves together the idea of American freedom and teh fact that it meant many different things to many different eople as it continuously evolved Foner s biases are readily evident articularly in his hostility toward olitical conservatism but overall it s an excellent book choice for American history students "Read It For History 112 "it for History 112 SCCC decent but y know an American History textbook so it s a little boring especially to eople like me Only giving it two stars for the content but even that s generous The facts are there but the text itself is disorganized and there s too much fluff It s hard to read and take organized notes from especially when you re limited for time The author digresses into backstories that really don t do much to support the critical information Great if you re reading because you re a total history buff and are using this as a bedtime story but terrible for students I was given this text for my AP US History class and with assignments averaging four chapters a week I uickly became frustrated I actually ended up finding dfs of other textbooks online to help and read double because this textbook infuriated me so much Try American Pageant also fluffy but at least has better organization Textbook No Comment. M the social conditions that make freedom Variance (Raise Your Weapon, possible and its shifting boundaries from colonial times to the early twenty first century.