De Crevecoeur's View Of The Continental Congress Summary

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De’ Crevecoeur has a very positive perspective on the fact that the frontier played an important role in the formation of American identity. He explains that as people came from Europe, they came from being slaves to the government and not being able to have anything for themselves. People came to America to follow their dreams and to be something successful instead of the unsuccessful lives they had in their homeland. He feels that the main reason they came, was to seek freedom. Crevecoeur sees these immigrants as taking action into their lives and wanting to be something more than they ever thought they could being ruled the way they were in their old country. All of these people made the hard decision to leave misery behind as hard as it…show more content…
To them, everyone should be happy and equal. The continental congress shows their view of America in a great different way than Winthrop. In their view of America, they see the darkness and want to protect Americans from everything bad that could come about. America is portrayed as a dark place with many things that needed to be put to justice, a declaration to set what this new world should actually be. Almost the whole section in the declaration is about all the bad was an American can act that would be considered wrong in this new America that has formed. The last part of this section they talk about completely disconnecting themselves with Europe and finally becoming free. The continental congress had more of a gloomy concerned outlook on human conduct in America in this time and it contrasted with the way Winthrop explained America well so you can see exceptionally well the differences on outlooks from very different viewpoints. The women’s rights convention wants to shed a light on the fact that inequality in America during this time was unfortunately a huge issue. The difference between men and women was a wide issue in inequality. They want you to understand that women have more than just their stereotyped kindness
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