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Transcript of American Literature
-Served as a mercenary for King Henry IV of France
-Knighted by Transylvanian prince
-Author, cartographer, and explorer
-Credited for large involvement in the colonization of Jamestown
-Encountered the Powhatan tribe in December 1607 (Pocahontas' tribe)
-Explored and mapped Chesapeake Bay region -Born: December 1642 Died: March 1727 -Born: March 6, 1475
-Died: February 18, 1564
-He was an Italian Renaissance painter and sculptor.
-Some of his works are considered
to be among the best in existence.
-His best works are The Statue of
David and the ceiling of the
Sistine Chapel. Sir Isaac Newton -Considered the Father of Modern
- Introduced the idea of a heliocentric
-The three laws of motion. Political Issue: The Salem Witch Trials Economic Issue: One hundred and fifty men and women were accused over the course of the trials
20 were executed
A further 5 died in jail Descartes -A Native American origin story. Vocabulary Poetic Devices Ordinances -Sacraments or religious rites
Fulling mills -Machines that shrink and thicken cloth to the texture of felt
Varnished- a preparation consisting of resinous matter -Rhyme Scheme: ABABCC
-Imagery John Peter Zenger -Born: March 31, 1596
-Died: February 11, 1650
-French Philosopher and Mathematician -"Cogito ergo sum"
-Cartesian and Analytic Geometry
-Calculus -Zenger was a German immigrant
-He was a printer and wrote many religious articles.
-Put on trail for seditious libel.
-Seditious libel: to publish something false about someone else John Peter Zenger Trial All ports open in China to foreign trade. -China takes Taiwan under its control in 1683
-The port in Guangzhou becomes most adaptable port for negotiating commerce.
-First American ship arrives in 1784 Social Issue: Blaise Pascal Johann Sebastian Bach -Born: June 19, 1623
-Died: August 19, 1662
-He was a French mathematician and inventor.
-He was most known for his Pascal's Triangle. Born: 1685 Died: 1750 Definition: the business of a housewife;
female domestic economy and skill -Modoc Indian Tribe -Talks about creation of the Earth in the eyes of the Modoc tribe