The Write Stuff – Quick Check

The Write Stuff: Books that Shaped The American National Identity [CUL]
A review of powerful and persuasive books, pamphlets and papers that literally change the very society they came from  and profoundly impacted society.

Can you identity the historical context and impact of these  persuasive books, pamphlets and papers?

“Common Sense” 1776

The Federalists Papers  1787

The Liberator 1831

Democracy in America  1835

ART: The Hudson River School (mid 1800’s).

McGuffey Readers,  1836

Civil Disobedience, 1849

The Scarlet Letter, 1850

Uncle Tom’s Cabin, 1852

Horatio Alger Jr. Stories 1867-1899

A Century of Dishonor, 1881

The Influence of Sea Power Upon History,  1660-1783

How the Other Half Lives,  1890

The Significance of the Frontier in American History, 1893

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, 1900

ART: The Ashcan School of Art (early 1900s)

The Jungle, 1906

The Lost Generation of the 1920’s

The Harlem Renaissance

The Grapes of Wrath


The Organization Man

On the Road, 1957

Silent Spring  1962

The Other America, 1962

The Letter from Birmingham Jail or Letter, 1963

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