American history

  1. Fill in the blanks: Those who think along or identify with the neo-progressive school of thought would call themselves ______________ historians and use ______ to discover [values and institutions of the original settlers]
  2. Take this line from Appleby: “Indeed the colonists seemed in some respects to have been even more conservative than the European cousins they left behind.” (Appleby, 4) What proof does Appleby give that American colonists adopted conservativism? [hint: next paragraph]
  3. What’s the main difference between Progressives and neo-Progressives?
  4. Explain the difference between arguments put forth by Mortin Horowitz and Charles Sellers. What makes these arguments compelling? Are they compatible?
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