A flood of sentimental novels followed to the end of the 19th century. How does Christian rhetoric unify the country for the revolution but fail to do so over an issue such as slavery?
It was important to keep the ideals of freedom and individualism in mind so that they never lost hope. Life's most beautiful realities can never be seen with the physical eye.
Difficult though it is for us to realize, the idea that people who are more fortunate should assist those who are less fortunate was, in fact, a new concept during the Enlightenment. Opponents of the Awakening or those split by it--Anglicans, Quakers, and Congregationalists--were left behind.
I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty or give me death.
Colonial literature[ edit ] Because of the large immigration to New England in the s, the articulation of Puritan ideals, and the early establishment of a college and a printing press in Cambridgethe British colonies have often been regarded as the center of early American literature.
Indelegates came together in Philadelphia to revise the Articles which they ultimately threw out and drafted the U. Nationalism and reason dominated the American minds. The Enlightenment produced numerous books, essays, inventions, scientific discoveries, laws, wars and revolutions.
Thomas Paine went from his native England to Philadelphia and became a magazine editor and then, about 14 months later, the most effective propagandist for the colonial cause.