This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Robert Beverley - This person wrote History and Present State of Virginia, published in 1705.
J. Hector St. John de Crevecoeur - This person wrote Letters From an American Farmer.
Thomas Jefferson - This person wrote Notes on Virginia.
Thomas Carlyle - This person criticized the new industrialism of both England and the United States.
Tenche Coxe - This person was a merchant in Pennsylvania who became an assistant to Alexander Hamilton.
Daniel Webster - This person was a U.S. Senator known for his oratorical skills.
Ralph Waldo Emerson - This...
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