Essays Tagged: "William Bradford"

Comparison of "Of Plymouth Plantion" and "A Description of New England"

Gramatical ErrorsNew England: A Matter of PerspectiveJohn Smith's A Description of New England and William Bradford's Of Plymouth Plantation both present a picture of the same pre-colonial land of Ne ... e in peace and harmony, a vision that would not be fulfilled in New England or any of the New World.William Bradford's history of the Pilgrims, in Of Plymouth Plantation, sheds a uniquely different li ...

(3 pages) 103 0 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Literature of Puritan, speaks of Edward Taylor and Anne Bradstreet

in stories, journals, and meny other forms. Some of the major Puritan writers are: Anne Bradstreet, William Bradford, Edward Taylor, William Byrd, and menny outhers.The author of 'Huswifery', Edward T ...

(2 pages) 115 0 3.4 Sep/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Examination of Puritan Philosophy in William Bradford's "On Plymouth Plantation"

e writings of all who were involved with the colony. In this writing, the Puritan philosophy behind William Bradford's 'Of Plymouth Plantation' will be revealed. Some factors that will be considered i ... ntation' will be revealed. Some factors that will be considered include: how Puritan beliefs affect William Bradford's interpretation of events, the representation of Puritan theology in the above men ...

(7 pages) 231 2 4.4 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

William Brafdord Vs. Johm Smith

f New England" and Of Plymouth Plantation the tone of both writings vary distinctly. John Smith and William Bradford use these certain tones to attract and persuade certain audiences.In John Smith's s ... the New World it can be seen that he too expects to profit from these new settlers.Like John Smith, William Bradford also describes his take on the early settling of the New World with a persuasive mo ...

(1 pages) 73 1 3.3 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A compare and contrast paper about two short stories, "A Description of New England" by John Smith and "Of Plymouth Plantation" by William Bradford.

In the writings "A Description of New England" by John Smith and "Of Plymouth Plantation" by William Bradford, the tone of these two selections vary noticeably. Both authors use certain tones t ... In "A Description of New England" he shows what a wonderful world of vast food and pleasure await. William Bradford, another pilgrim who arrived in Plymouth on the coast of Massachusetts, gives his t ...

(3 pages) 111 0 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Compare and contrast 2 pieces of early american lit. (Plymouth Plantion and The General History of Virginia)

Comparison of Early American LiteratureThe two selections Of Plymouth Plantation by William Bradford and The General History of Virginia by John Smith are some of the earlier pieces of ... ature.Although they were both written in the same time period the style and attitudes vary greatly. William Bradford had a very direct form of writing; commonly known as "plain puritan" style, whereas ... own share, so that in short time her provided most of them lodgings, neglecting any for himself..." William Bradford, on the other hand, boasts about his colony: "...there was but six or seven sound p ...

(2 pages) 62 0 4.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The comparison between Bradford and Domat's views on the role of God throughout history.

is still argued about.Two influential men had opposing views on the matter. On the one hand you had William Bradford who believed that the only role God played was to inflict punishment or rewards whe ...

(2 pages) 27 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

These notes list the first 11 presidents with brief reviews of their presidencies.

94), Timothy Pickering (1795-96), James McHenry (1796-97)Attorney GeneralEdmund Randolph (1790-94), William Bradford (1794-95), Charles Lee (1795-97)During Washington's Presidency there were a lot of ... enate and the House of Representatives. Also in 1804 President Jefferson sent Merriwether Lewis and William Clark to begin an exploration of the Northwest Territories. During their exploration they me ...

(13 pages) 85 0 4.6 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Compare and contrast the writing styles of William Byrd to William Bradford based on style, tone, and purpose.

Writers are characterized by three factors. These factors are style, tone, and purpose. William Byrd and William Bradford were two colonial writers however they took completely opposite ap ... same. There are many different types of writers all across the world, from ancient to modern times. William Byrd and William Bradford were no exception to this. Their style, tone, and purpose totally ...

(3 pages) 63 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Are Indians Really the Problem?

sides belief is equally important. The dialogue "La Relacion" by Cabeza de Vaca; the experiences of William Bradford in "Of Plymouth Plantation" and the story of "Pocahontas", all express the importan ... nceived ideas from the primary source can often lead tomisinterpretation of a group or situation.In William Bradford's account "Of Plymouth Plantation", he and his fellow explorers also had preconceiv ...

(2 pages) 49 0 3.9 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

John Adams and His Roles as President. The Essay is about how John Adams fulfilled the eight roles as president.

placed Washington's cabinet which consisted of Edmund Randolph, Alexander Hamilton, Henry Knox, and William Bradford. Timothy Pickering of Massachusetts was appointed the secretary of state, Oliver We ...

(3 pages) 61 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

A comparison of William Bradford and John Adams' credibility.

John Smith and William Bradford are both known as the first settlers of this great nation. Both of them made their ... , but when it came to writing down what happened, John Smith tended to make himself look good while William Bradford tended to stick to the facts.During the beginning, John Smith talks about how terri ... own needs for others. Giving his history of boastfulness, this is a tough detail to accept as fact.William Bradford also writes about people helping out considerably. He, on the other hand, gives cre ...

(3 pages) 39 1 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Essay: Colonial Literature

rtant for a few reasons. America was a new place, without much of its own history. Journals such as William Bradford's "The History of Plymouth Plantation," Sarah Kemble Knight's "Traveling in the New ... letters back to Europe. They had never seen things like the settlers were seeing, and works such as William Byrd's "Bears" and Pedro de Castaneda's "Europeans see the Buffalo" helped Europeans learn w ...

(1 pages) 50 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Early Puritan and Pilgrim Literature

istorical purposes. The most famous poets of this period include Anne Bradstreet and Edward Taylor. William Bradford, the governor of the Plymouth Colony, kept a journal of the events that took place ... of the puritans was irresistible grace. Irresistible grace states men survive by the grace of God. William Bradford uses this theme many times in his account of the Pilgrims journey to the new world ...

(4 pages) 57 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

William Bradford and God's Divine Providence

There are several examples of God's Divine Providence recorded by William Bradford in Of Plymouth Plantation. During their voyage they encountered many hardships that ...

(1 pages) 32 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

William bradfords "of plymouth plantation" related to his puritan beliefs

sin of the apple from the forbidden tree. These beliefs affected the writing of the time including William Bradford "Of Plymouth Plantation".The puritans believed that the elite would go to heaven. T ... aven. The elite were the ones who did not sin. Therefore, whoever did sin would be "smited" by God. William Bradford shows an example of this when he speaks of a sailor "... who would always be condem ...

(2 pages) 36 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

One World, One Land, Two Stories

Two sixteenth century writers, John Smith and William Bradford, write about their experiences in North America in The General History (John Smith) ... eir experiences in North America in The General History (John Smith) and in Of Plymouth Plantation (William Bradford). Facing many struggles, both authors experience hardship physically and introspect ... ental and personal struggles came social struggles with the Indians. Landing on the same continent, William Bradford and John Smith give similar accounts of the new world while having completely diffe ...

(2 pages) 26 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


William Bradford, leader of the Pilgrims at Plymouth, sailed on the Mayflower to "establish a settle ... f later times.The intimate presence of God in the lives of individuals and the community.Similarly, William Bradford urges his fellow citizens to " . . . solemnly and mutually in the presence of God a ... h. Puritan style varied enormously -- from complex poetry to homely journals and religious history. William Bradford and Anne Bradstreet both were writers during the Puritan times. Bradford's O ...

(5 pages) 33 0 5.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


Captain John Smith and William Bradford (wrote Plymouth plantation) were to know write who broke thought on the since with ... ng writing. Captain John Smith was nice to his fellow settlers and many people enjoyed his company. William Bradford was the opposite of Captain John Smith; he had to work harder to meet his goals and ... king decisions. Unlike Captain John Smith who'd liked to mention him self allot during his stories. William was a self-taught person and to be know. Both men use work of writing style to be able to ex ...

(2 pages) 415 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Comparing description of New England in John Smith's "A Description of New England" and William Bradford's "Of Plymouth Plantation"

two literary works, "A Description of New England," by John Smith and "Of Plymouth Plantation," by William Bradford, the two authors represent New England differently. One way they represent New Engl ... scription of New England" he shows what a wonderful world of vast food and pleasure await. However, William Bradford, another pilgrim who arrived on the coast of Massachusetts, in Plymouth, gives his ...

(5 pages) 41 0 5.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American