American Experience. Historical and Literary Eras. Colonial History (1607-1775). Meanwhile, in England… King Charles I beheaded, 1649 Commonwealth, 1649-1660 King Charles II restored to throne, 1660 Act of Uniformity, 1662 King George III’s reign, begins 1760.
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Historical and Literary Eras
Meanwhile, in England…
King Charles I beheaded, 1649
King Charles II restored to throne, 1660
Act of Uniformity, 1662
King George III’s reign, begins 1760
Meanwhile, in France…
French Revolution begins, 1789
French Republic, 1792
King Louis XVI executed, 1793
Bonaparte’s Empire, 1804-1815
King Louis XVII restored to the throne under a constitutional monarchy, 1815
Meanwhile, in Europe…
First Industrial Revolution
Immigration Wave begins
Marx and Engels publish The Communist Manifesto, 1848
Revolution sweeps continent, 1848
Meanwhile, in Europe and elsewhere…
WWII between Allies (U.K., U.S., France, and the Soviet Union) and Axis (Germany, Italy, and Japan), 1939-45
Meanwhile, in Europe….
India gains independence from Britain, 1947
United Nations establishes state of Israel, 1948
Germany builds Berlin Wall, 1959
Catholics and Protestants begin fight in Northern Ireland, 1969
Polish trade movement, Solidarity, suppressed, 1981
Germany takes down Berlin Wall, 1989
Hong Kong returns to Chinese rule, ends British rule, 1997
What is the relationship between these impulses—between what Fr. Arrupe calls the “imaginati[ve]” and the “practical,” and Melville calls “fancy” and “fact”? What is their effect on the American Dream?
and, or, /, vs.?