Chapter 7 Visions of Freedom

Submit your answers to these exercises as determined by your instructor.

“Solid and Pure”: banner of society of Pewterers in New York City parade for ratification (opener)

Credits: Courtesy of the New-York Historical Society

  1. Why do you think the pewterers believed that the new Constitution would promote Americans’ freedom and prosperity, as stated in the inscription?
  2. How does the banner reflect the pewterers’ pride in their craft?
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