The Content Review & Reflection should be at least 2 pages total in length (12 size font, 1 inch margins, double-spaced) and each response should be about half a page at least in length. You must use supportive evidence to support your claims and MLA (parenthetical, in-text citations) in your response. You do not need a Works Cited page since we are using course materials only to respond to these prompts. Remember to review CRR: Content Review & Reflection before you begin. Your submission will be checked using Turnitin plagiarism detector– please review How to Cite Your Work And Avoid Plagiarism.
1. How did the ideas of the Enlightenment and the Great Awakening offer opposing outlooks to British Americans? What similarities were there between the two schools of thought?
2. History is filled with unintended consequences. How do the British government’s attempts to control and regulate the colonies during this tumultuous era provide a case in point? How did the aims of the British measure up against the results of their actions?
3. The rhetoric of liberty and the demands of war created opportunities for enslaved African Americans to demand their freedom. Some slaves requested their emancipation in letters and petitions, while others took more direct action, running to the British lines. Most British colonists, however, were unwilling to question slavery as the war continued, and the legal status of African Americans did not change. Describe the role African Americans played in the American Revolution.
4. How did the condition of certain groups, such as women, blacks, and Indians, reveal a contradiction in the Declaration of Independence?