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What Influence Did The Western Reserve Region Have On Tourgee's Viewpoints?
Thu Oct 24, 2013, 1:44 pmHow do you think Albion Tourgee's viewpoints were shaped by the expansive frontier land of the Ohio Western Reserve?
Other effects to consider are:
- growing up in an area settled by people with progressive ideas of abolition
- losing his birth mother at an early age
- not being close to his father
- living in a relatively wide open wilderness area
- not getting along well with his stepmother
- living with a relative at a good distance away from his home during his formative years
- and going away to college in Upstate NY.
How do you think any or all of these circumstances affected Tourgee's viewpoints they he followed in his later life?
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