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3.5.2: Reading and Review Questions

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    1. In Letter III, how does Crevecoeur distinguish what defines identify in the Old World from what defines identify in America? Why?
    2. Unlike Europe, what opportunities and ideal benefits does America offer?
    3. In Letter IX, what evidence does Crevecoeur offer in support of the fair treatment of blacks? Why?
    4. Why does Crevecoeur rank slavery with Old World despotism and superstition, do you think?
    5. How do the narrator’s views of America and American life change from Letter III to Letter XII? Why do you think?

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