This essay comprises Chapters 1-7 in Foner and the corresponding lecture. You should think minimum range of 800 words. Keep in mind that is a minimum
1. Discuss the concepts of liberty (as defined by the Foner book), and equality as found in North America. Begin with the earliest peopling of the continent and take it up throught the creation of the Constitution. What examples can you show where those ideas existed and were met? What esamples can you give for when they were not? Do you find the ideas of liberty, and equality consistent with the settlement of North America or inconsistent? Why?
Please use Eric Foner’s “Give Me Liberty: Volume One” as the only reference for this order.