Bradfordp.51"The Mayflower Compact" summary
Thenames of the persons in this list swear in God’s name that we aregoing to establish a free colony elsewhere that will seek to advancethe glory of God. We are all former subjects of the feared SovereignLord King James, the defender of faith and king of the Great Britain,Ireland, and France. Each signatory appearing in this document agreesto maintain the faith and honor to each other as we prepare toestablish a colony in northern parts of California. The whole grouphereby accepts to cooperate in forming a civil political body. Equaland just laws, offices, constitutions, acts, and ordinances shallgovern the civic society. The policies shall be designed in a waythat shall be thought to meet the highest benefit to the society,upon which, every signatory shall satisfy the necessary obedience andsubmission.
Bradstreetp.76 "The Author to Her Book"
Thepoem, “The Four Ages of Man” outlines four critical stages thatevery human experience when on the process of developing. The phasesinclude childhood, youth, middle age, and old age. The speakerfancies a conversation or description in each development stage. Thephases are then presented as monologues for the four independentphases outlined. The details of the monologues are based on thefeatures of every era, the disadvantages, benefits, and the relatedphysical suffering.
St.Jean de Crevecoeur p.147 "What is an American
Thepage is one of the Crevecoeur’s twelve epistles that he wrote aboutthe new lands. The letter is addressed to “Mr F.B”, his friend.Despite the fact that the objective of the letter is givinginformation to the target recipient, the aim of the epistle isdelivering critical information, the author takes pride in the factthat he had managed to influence 120 families to move in to the newcolony in America. The epistle generally contains information thatappears true in North America during that era.