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History 2010 - Ramey - TN eCampus: Written Assignment 2

This guide is designed to provide library and research support to students taking U.S. History I from Dr. Ramey through the TNeCampus program.

The Assignment

Historian Paul Johnson has said that to move from Cotton Mather to Benjamin Franklin is “to cross a great watershed in American history.” Discuss three main differences between the Puritan ideals embraced by Cotton Mather and the Enlightenment ideals lived out by Benjamin Franklin. (500-750 words)