Historic Views on Tobacco
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This paper analyzes two primary sources on tobacco use at points in history when its use was increasing. The first document is from 1675 and is entitled "The Womens Complaint against Tobacco." The next document, from 1712, is "The Virtues and Excellency of the American Tobacco Plant" The analysis of these two primary sources includes what the pamphlets indicate about the view on tobacco at the time and the motivation was for writing these pamphlet.
From the Paper:"This paper will analyze two primary sources one from 1675, The Womens Complaint against Tobacco; and the other from 1712 titled The Virtues and Excellency of the American Tobacco Plant. Both pamphlets deal with tobacco use, which had significantly increased at the time. The analysis of these two primary sources will include what the pamphlets indicate about the view on tobacco at the time. What the motivation was for writing these pamphlets and which of the two may have made a more successful argument, particularly in the light of the times in which they were written. The first pamphlet appears to be a summary of a women's assembly meeting..."
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Historic Views on Tobacco (2008, December 01) Retrieved November 22, 2019, from https://www.academon.com/analytical-essay/historic-views-on-tobacco-139966/
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