These books include “The Negro Forget Me Not Songster,” “American Ballads and Folk Songs,” and “Religious Folk Songs of the Negro” written in 1844, 1927, and 1934 respectively. These objects relate to American music because they contain original musical examples and scores of African-American music compiled by their various authors. Originally, I intended to research the music of William Grant Still and Florence Price while
The original political parties in America differed on their views for many things. For instance, a national bank, amount of strength for the government, and the interpretations of the Constitution. One of their biggest disagreements is the view of an alliance with the British vs. an alliance with the French. The Federalists wanted a British alliance over a French alliance. In my history book on page 291 it states, “They admired Britain because of its stability.” Britain hasn’t had as much problems with their government as France had.
This was partly due to collaborators, like the Michele Dejan Group, that would arrange traditional Haitian tunes and turn them into “liturgical or full choral settings”.1 Haitian Vodou plays a large role on the influence of the lyrics in this album. Vodou is unique to the country because it is their official religion, and brought upon by the African ethnic groups who were once in slavery. However, they were converted by the Roman Catholics in the 16th and 17th centuries when they were transported to Saint Domingue (modern-day Haiti). The Vodou religion encompasses many different spirits, asking for things such as health and protection. Despite a language barrier in this album, it is evident just from some song titles that these values are sung about.2 In addition to this, album notes are provided.1 For example, the last song of the the album entitled “Ca’q’a Recevoir Moin?” translated as “Who Will Receive Me”, Ezile Freda, an extremely important deity, is actually saying those words.
Thomas Jefferson- one of the great American founding fathers with exquisite taste in architecture and French wine, but also known to hold a controversial set of ideas- fought frequently and strongly against the Federalists ideas before he achieved Presidency. Jefferson and the other republican democrats who followed suit held the belief that the powers of the federal government should be left strictly to what is granted to them in the Constitution. Those powers not specifically addressed in the Constitution would then be delegated to the state governments. This is to ensure that the federal government did not have too much power as they believe a country runs best under a form of self-government. While on the other corner of the ring, the Federalists believed that the newly founded country would run best if the national government was strong and powerful and in effect if the Constitution was loosely interpreted.
“All they asked for was loyalty and money for debt due to the war’ (Gregg 1). So therefore, the ones being unfair were the Colonists because all they had to do was pay taxes and be loyal to Great Britain. Another reason the Colonists wanted to depart from Great Britain is because the English King chose a judge and was sent to the colonies from London. So basically, the Colonists were British subjects and responded to a British judge. The Colonists argued that the British did not understand the life the Colonies lived, which would lead to poor judging by the British because they lived different lives.
Phillis Wheatley was an American poet, considered as the first important black writer in the United States. Brought from Africa in 1761, she began writing on her experiences and views on being a slave, focusing on religious and political themes. Bringing her personal beliefs and activism into many pieces of her work, both served as important themes throughout her literature. “On Being Brought from Africa to America” described the positivity of being an American slave while it brought her to Christianity. The poems of Phillis Wheatley display a classical quality and restrained emotion while dealing with pietistic Christian sentiments.
While the rest of the ruling party forgot what they were fighting for and many were enticed by the treacherous British. He mentioned the people who are against his party aren’t revolutionary’s, they are the bankers and traders. People who look any ware for their next dollar. Though Thomas Jefferson see’s all this, he knows the people can fight it, by waking up and realizing the wrong of their current state and remember what they fought for. In essences, Jefferson is saying that the Federalist, who are controlling the government, forgot about the need for liberty and justice.
The new colonies wanted a successful economy and be their own society, but was held back for England. They choose to revolt in hopes of breaking away from all of the taxation and control that held them down. They wanted to make their own economic and political systems, but England wouldn 't allow it. The formation of the first colonies, in 1680, was the start of contrasting characteristics
Brinkley (2012) wrote they envisioned a society of sturdy, independent farmers, happily free from the workshops, industrial towns and city mobs of Europe. They promoted a cultural outlook that emphasized localism, republican simplicity, and proposed a limited government power (p. 183). Jefferson faced political conflict because he opposed a strong federal government and favored states rights just like in the Articles of Confederation. Both Federalists and Republicans believe their policies are better for the people, Federalist wanted more federal government power and for Jefferson’s case, Republicans wanted less federal government power and more power given to the people and the states. Jefferson and his followers envisioned different changes to America through economics, education, culture, and politics.
The French Revolution and its effect on society It is important to have a power distribution - a government that governs society's economy, makes and implements laws - but one must take care not to oppress the rights of the people. Also, the ordinary people have - perhaps more than anyone else - something to have said. A country would not work without its people, and if they feel oppressed, an imbalance in the power distribution would arise, which might tip over as it has so many times before. It is often seen through history: society distributes power and rights unlike among "rulers" and "under-sows", and forgets that the relationship between these is what holds the country together in the first place. We saw it a thousand years ago and we
“The Federalists saw the economic future in manufacturing, but not political role of “common man.” Little faith in democracy.” “Republicans saw political future of “common man” participating in republic, Faith in the new democracy, but failed to see that farming was not economic future.” (Class notes) Each group had ideas that needed support from one another. Because the two only found division and conflict even in situations of unitedness a division was evident. The tension intensified with the Quasi war between France and boiled over when freedom of speech was made illegal with the Alien and Sedition acts. Which was later condemned by the Virginia and Kentucky