The Early 19c: The Creation of an American Culture. Cultural Nationalism. Education The “Virtuous Citizen” An American form of English Noah Webster. Cultural Nationalism. A well-defined American literature Washington Irving. The Sketch Book , 1819-20 “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”.
The Creation of
The Sketch Book, 1819-20“The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”
Outreach effort andmoral valuestheme pays off for Bush with Hispanics-- Nov. 3, 2004 [FOX News]
Election Reinforces USA’sReligious Schism-- Nov. 4, 2004 [USA Today]
'It's a Victory for People Like Us'
BushEmphasis on ValuesDrew Ohio Evangelicals-- Nov. 5, 2004 [Washington Post]
The Second “Great Awakening:”Revivalist Meeting
The ranges of tents, the fires, reflecting light…; the candles and lamps illuminating the encampment; hundreds moving to and fro…;the preaching, praying, singing, and shouting,… like the sound of many waters, was enough to swallow up all the powers of contemplation.
“Burned-Over” Districtin Upstate New York
American Bible SocietyFounded in 1816
Jefferson’s Vision of America
Hamilton’s Vision of America
Actually invented by a slave!
Interchangeable Parts Rifle
First TurnpikeLancaster, PA(1790)
By 1832, nearly 2400 mi. of road connected most major cities.
Cumberland“National Road,” 1811
Conestoga Trail, 1820s