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Early American Writers

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on 3 July 2014

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Transcript of Early American Writers

Early American Writers
Comparing & Contrasting
Current Experiences Compared to Past Experiences
Conclusion
Themes:
The New World
Religion & Faith
Themes include faith and religion, liberty and the new world.
The New World
Can be found in:
John Smith's article
William Bradford's "Of Plymouth Plantation"
Anne Bradstreet's poems
Religion & Faith
Can be found in:
William Bradford's "Of Plymouth Plantation"
Mary Rowlandson's accounts
Cotton Mather's writings
William Byrd's journal
Authors
Phillis Wheatly -- William Bradford -- Anne Bradstreet -- Cotton Mather
William Byrd -- Olaudah Equiano -- Mary Rowlandson -- John Smith
Liberty
Can be found in:
Phillis Wheatly's writings
Olaudah Equiano's literature
Mary Rowlandson's text

Liberty
Phillis Wheatly
Cotton Mather
William Byrd
Anne Bradstreet
Captain John Smith
Mary Rowlandson
William Bradford
Olaudah Equiano
Early American settlers' experiences often parallel those of Americans today
Authors comparison
Lindhaut and Ballard
“At a time when most think of outer space as the final frontier, we must remember that a great deal of unfinished business remains here on Earth.”
--Robert Ballard

Deep Sea Exploration

Amanda Lindhaut

Deep Sea Exploration
Amanda Lindhout

Somalia

Anne Bradstreet
Mary Rowlandson
William Bradford
Captain John Smith
Cotton Mather
William Byrd
Phillis Wheatly
Olaudah Equiano
Robert Ballard
Amanda Lindhout
Robert Ballard
Jacques Piccard
Jacque Cousteau
I am really dedicated to understanding the plant/creature on which we live and know that means I must go beneath the sea to see 72% of what is going on."
--Robert Ballard
"So you know, I think the age of exploration is just beginning, not ending, on our planet."
--Robert Ballard
John Smith
Robert Ballard
Nigel and Amanda before captivity
Amanda's mom sitting in the negotiation room
Amanda and Nigel pleading for their lives in a news broadcast
Amanda and Nigel after their release
Amanda and her mother
Mary Rowlandson
Amanda Lindhout
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