Monthly Archives: November 2010

Chesnut & Timrod & Whitman & THE CIVIL WAR

Intro: As I thoroughly enjoyed the readings for the beginning of this week, I was eager to read the readings for the second half of the week and wasted almost no time. For this week’s readings, I found it hard … Continue reading

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“Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory”: The Meanings of the Civil War

Intro: When I first opened to this week’s first set of readings, I was not initially eager to begin reading. I have read about the Civil War many times in my previous years of education and was worried that these … Continue reading

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Age of Reform and Expansion: Jacobs and Douglass

This week’s readings taught me a lot about Harriet Jacobs and Frederick Douglass and their influence during a time of tremendous reform and expansion. Harriet Jacobs (1813-1897): Below is an image of Harriet Ann Jacobs, a woman born into slavery. … Continue reading

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