Democracy in America Setting & Symbolism

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Virginiaappears in non-fiction

Virginia is the name of the first English colony established on the southern side of North America in the early 1600's. Virginia was first populated by gold miners and fortune seekers. These settlers were mostly men with low moral values. Their number was later augmented by artisans and peasants, but their need to control and protect the huge lands led them to establish slavery.

New Englandappears in non-fiction

New England is the name of the first English colony established in 1620, on the northern side of the United States. New England designates a region located in the northeastern corner of the United States and includes what is known today as the states of Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut. New England was first populated by Puritan refugees who sought to form new communities based on the original...

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