A DUAL IDENTITY IN COLONIAL AMERICA John Hamblen Professor Binnington History 162 Word Count: October 18, 2012 By looking through the 18th Century, one can see that the North American colonists possessed an identity of both British and colonial aspects of society. Immigrants from the British Empire helped shape the dual identity of colonies. People of different faiths and religions wanted a place where land was cheap and labor was needed. They wanted a society in which they could live their lives the way they wanted to. While living in their ideal society, the British Empire wanted the colonist to think of themselves as British subjects but at the same time to consider their identity of colonists.
At some points, colonists seemingly were allowed plenty of freedom, while other times they were under strict English rule. This was all dependent on the rule of England. For example, when Charles II took the throne, he focused on control in the colonies but the reign of William and Mary marked the beginning of a half-century of neglect in the colonies. The inconsistent freedom the colonists were given frustrated them and ultimately contributed to the American
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Other than creating statues, Thebans were talented at carving, the making and designing of jewelry, and painting. On the walls of tombs, especially Pharoahs, the main events of their lives were painted there so that the "ka", or eternal soul, would recognize its body. All forms of Theban art were established to reflect past events or to honor the gods or the current
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The Sumerians also made musical instruments and would create elaborate art scenes on them depicting times of war and times of peace. The Egyptians were perhaps the most advanced in their forms of art making. The Egyptians used art not only in their daily life but to exalt their Pharaohs and queens in life and in death. The Egyptians were the first to come up with makeup that was used by the wealthy and elite to adorn their facial features, mainly the eyes. Jewelry became a popular art form during the Egyptian reign as well.