and Scotland unified to create Great Britain.
England’s final American colony, Georgia, was established in 1733
English merchants, with the support of the government, were forcing their way into India, leading to its future colonization.
The population of B.C.A. (Bristish Colonial America) was rapidly...
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Cosimo d’Medici- ruled Florence during the Renaissance from behind the scenes; very wealthy; political dynasty based on his family; backed architect for the dome on Basilica of St. Mary of the Flower
Vasco da Gama- 1400/1500’s; Portuguese explorer; one of the most successful...
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• Colonies maintained special contact w/ W (like Russia)
-But Russia could decide what to borrow; colonies had W forms imposed
• Superior tech., horses, and disease allowed conquerors to dominate natives
• Social hierarchy changed by intermarriage of natives+Europeans and African slaves
items. Within decades of Columbus' voyages, the trans Atlantic slave trade had begun and hundreds of thousands of nativeAmericans died of diseases brought to America by Europeans and Africans.
The early Spanish conquistadors brought gunpowder and the horse to America as well as the Catholic Christian...
during the Pleistocene ice ages. It is believed that approximately 25,000 years ago, Beringia enabled the population of the Americas from an emigration from Asia (founder effect).
2. Clovis a prehistoric Paleo-Indian culture that appeared at the end of the last glacial period, and are characterized by...
* First Americans
* Asian nomadic hunters who crossed the frozen Bering Strait waterway during the Ice Age about 20, 000 years ago.
* Vast majority of these hunters settle in South America.
* 72 million populate South America by 1492.
* They establish...
CHAPTER 1: THREE OLD WORLDS CREATE A NEW, 1492-1600
GUIDED READING QUESTIONS
Know: Old World, New World
Are the terms old world and new world biased?
Old World :
Europeans fleeing poverty & religious persecution.
1. What conditions existed...
various routes connecting merchants from Europe, Egypt, Somalia, Arabia, Persia, India, and China to one another. The primary goods traded along the Silk Road were spices from India, and Chinese silks and porcelain. Maritime trade was scarce and dominated by Portugal. In 1492, Christopher Columbus embarked...
Instructions: Complete the matrix by providing the Time Period/Date(s) in column B, and the Description and Significance of the People/Event(s) to American History in column C. See complete instructions in the Syllabus for the Module 1 assignment entitled, “Timeline Part I.” NOTE: The timeline project...
God and Gold: Colonizing America, 1492-1750
motivated by religion and money
Who ‘discovered’ the new world in 1492? Christopher Columbus
Finds Caribbean while seeking access to the far East riches
Finds some gold = future expeditions
So why not the United States of Columbus?
America is a nation that
Americans are a people who
Blasphemy of the gods
Murder of kindred
Africans and Europeans Encounter the Americas
American Indigenous Peoples
Too cold in north
They go South...
and South American continents for only three or four thousand years. The Folsom discovery sparked other major finds that have allowed archaeologists to understand who ancient Americans were, where they came from, and some basic features of their history prior to Columbus's landing in 1492.
9. China had the most advanced economy in the world until 18th century.
10. After Zheng He and the emperor died, China turned away from external trade. This opened up opportunities for European states to claim a decisive role in world trade.
11. India was another center of trade. Linked...
UNITED STATES HISTORY AND GOVERNMENT
I. American Beginnings
A. Three Worlds Meet
Early American history began in the collision of European, West African and ___________ _________________ peoples in North America. Europeans "discovered" America by accident, then created _________________ out of the...
ecology, agriculture, and culture. The term is used to describe the enormous widespread exchange of agricultural goods, livestock, slave labor, communicable diseases, and ideas between the Eastern and Western Hemispheres that occurred after 1492. That year, Christopher Columbus' first voyage launched...
in which we all live today. This explains the two pioneering nations, their motivations, their actions, and the inevitable consequences of their colonization.
The Age of Exploration marked the highest point of Portuguese imperial power and wealth. At the beginning of the fifteenth century Portugal had...
course that is meant to be the equivalent of a freshman college course and can earn students college credit. It is a two-semester survey of American history from the age of exploration and discovery to the present. Solid reading and writing skills, along with a willingness to devote considerable time...
There ID's should be in your own words and not copied/memorized from sources outside our course (i.e. wikipedia, other encyclopedias, etc.) Anything beyond 5 sentences for each term will also not be graded.
Terms on the exam will come from the list below.
Part III - Essay Question – 20% (1)
After Columbus’ voyage to the New World in 1492, contact between three types of people—Europeans, NativeAmericans, and Africans—was accelerated. Each, remaining relatively isolated from the others, had established independent cultures and societal characteristics. It was almost unavoidable that...