Susanna Rowson is best known for her novel, Charlotte: In nearby Pelham the town hall complex has the oldest continuously used meetinghouse in the country and a monument to Capt. Health and welfare Massachusetts is one of the chief medical centres of the world, particularly in the area of specialists and specialty hospitals.
Great Museums Television Historical sites in Boston draw many tourists. You should expect to be done this assignment by Day Unique American style[ edit ] Edgar Allan Poe After the War ofthere was an increasing desire to produce a uniquely American literature and culture, and a number of literary figures emerged, among them Washington IrvingWilliam Cullen Bryantand James Fenimore Cooper.
She eventually yields to the artful libertine and gives birth to an illegitimate stillborn child at an inn.
Less strict and serious writers included Samuel Sewall who wrote a diary revealing the daily life of the late 17th century and Sarah Kemble Knight. Following colonial tradition, welfare remained the province of the municipalities until it was taken over by the state in The dominance of the English language was not inevitable.
Amherst College Photo Massachusetts became a pioneer as well in kindergarten and secondary education and developed a uniform state public-school system in BostonView of downtown Boston at night.
The state was an early leader in the fight to improve social conditions. Colonial literature[ edit ] Because of the large immigration to Boston in the s, the articulation of Puritan ideals, and the early establishment of a college and a printing press in Cambridgethe New England colonies have often been regarded as the center of early American literature.
Settlers feared the reputedly hostile Native Americans of Massachusetts, but until relative peace prevailed because of a pact with Massasoitchief of the Wampanoag people. From toonly about separate items were issued from the major printing presses in the American colonies.
Labour unrest, economic stagnation, and urban decay followed.
Commercial and industrial expansion marked 18th-century Massachusetts and resulted in the rapid settlement of new communitiesmany spurred by speculation.
Tell someone what T. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Puritans believed that God had absolute sovereignty and authority. During the 18th century, writing shifted from the Puritanism of Winthrop and Bradford to Enlightenment ideas of reason. Bradford uses this device in his writing. James Fenimore Cooper was also a notable author best known for his novel, The Last of the Mohicans written in Massachusetts became a pioneer as well in kindergarten and secondary education and developed a uniform state public-school system in The state has numerous private preparatory schools of national ranking.
Roxbury Latin School, founded inis among the country’s oldest. This course was created by Rebecca Epperly Wire. You can contact her through the Facebook community group with questions.
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