Grab your students’ attention as you launch your study of early American literature with this dynamic 32-slide Prezi presentation. Covering the period of 1620 (the Puritans’ arrival at Plymouth Rock) through 1800 (Deism and the election of Thomas Jefferson), this slide deck will prep your students to dig deeper into any literary works from this era that you want, including The Crucible. Great for giving students a general idea of the important issues and philosophies that guided the literary canon from this time period in U.S. history.
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