• History
    choice and essay questions Topics to review: * Summarize the changes in European society that led to the era of exploration between 1400 and 1700. (pg. 9-12, 23-28) * Describe the Spanish Empire in the New World during the 1500s. Include political, military, economic, social, and cultural...
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  • Chesapake Bay vs. New England
    England vs. Chesapeake Colonies During the late 1500’s and continuing into the 1600’s, European nations began to colonize the newly discovered Americas. By 1607, Central and South America was mainly controlled by Spain and Portugal, leaving North America largely unclaimed. However, England, still dealing...
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  • 1600's and 1700's
    Social African slavery in the American colonies first began in the 1670's and 1680's, particularly in the Chesapeake region. However, it wasn't until the 1700's that slavery became a full blown business. Events causing the need for slaves were: the lack of English settlers willing to become indentured servants...
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  • Shift to an Industrial Economy
    American Industrial Revolution During the late 1700's the New World was being legitimatized as an integral part of the world economy. No longer was America simply a piece to Britain's mercantile puzzle, instead it was a market for industrial goods and the source of much of the world's cotton, tobacco...
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  • Colonial Issues
    Colonial Issues During the late 16th century and into the 17th century, European nations rapidly colonized the newly discovered Americas. England in particular sent out numerous groups to the eastern coast of North America to two regions. These two regions were known as the Chesapeake and the New...
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  • A Debate on Political Philosophy: Hamilton Versus Jefferson
    Political Philosophy: Hamilton Versus Jefferson In the late 1700s to the early 1800s, the United States was in need of a political philosophy that interpreted the Constitution loosely, avoided possibly catastrophic wars, and built up the economy in the easiest and most efficient way possible, all which...
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  • The Evolution of the Us Economy
    The Transformation of the US Economy Humans first began evolving in the form of the Ardipithecus ramidus about five million years ago—but even then, aspects of today’s economy were evident in their relations. Competition ruled the land, and humans’ ancestors were predominantly individualistic; survival...
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  • Use of Labor Systems 1750-1914
    to the arrival in Latin America. However, once the Spaniards arrived, they exploited forced labor used by Native American predecessors. Eventually this leads to African slave labor. Europeans sought economic gain and social mobility. Latin America became part of the world economy as a dependent region...
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  • Academia - 1
    English origin, by the 1700 the regions had evolved into two Distinct societies. Why did this difference in development occur? During the late 16th centuries and the beginning of the 17th century, nations within the Europeans were rapidly colonizing the freshly discovered Americas. Particularly England...
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  • Slavery in America
    In early America, slaves were a minor portion of the labor force and later became an economic phenomenon. The slave population in America had a dramatic increase from the late 1700s to the early 1860s. Expansion of the country, invention of the cotton gin, and greater demand for cotton were all contributing...
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  • Chesapeake and New England
    colonize the New World.. England in particular sent out many groups to the eastern coast of North America to. These two regions were known as the Chesapeake and the New England areas. Later, in the late 1700's, these two areas would combine and become one nation. Yet from the beginning, both had very different...
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  • History
    Southern Colonies in the 17th and 18th Centuries I. Southern Plantation Colonies -- general characteristics
A. Dominated to a degree by a plantation economy: tobacco & rice
B. Slavery in all colonies (even Georgia after 1750); mostly indentured servants for until 1676 in Virginia and Maryland -- increasingly...
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  • The Chesapeake and New England Colonies: a Comparison
    During the late 16th century and into the 17th century, European nations rapidly colonized the newly discovered Americas. England in particular sent out numerous groups to the eastern coast of North America to two regions. These two regions were known as the Chesapeake and the New England areas. Later...
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  • European Nations
    During the late 16th century and into the 17th century, European nations rapidly colonized the newly discovered Americas. England in particular sent out many groups of settlers to the eastern coast of North America to two regions. These two regions were known as the Chesapeake and the New England areas...
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  • Causes of the American Revolution Frq
    occurring during the late 1700’s, formed the foundation and ideals Americans still hold today. During this era, the Unites States Declaration of Independence, Bill of Rights, and a ratified Constitution were written by perhaps some of the greatest philosophical men of America to date. The revolution...
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  • Political Strategies in America During the Eighteenth Century
    Political Strategies in America during the Eighteenth Century Introduction The eighteenth century was a period of many changes in both America and Europe. Many wars took place in different battlefields including the entire American continent, All Europe and the Atlantic Ocean. Many groups of people...
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    Slavery, in the Southern colonies of British North America, from the sale of twenty black slaves from Dutch warships to Jamestown in 1619 to the Eve of the American Revolution in 1775, experienced a complex growth and became a very important part of the economy. This growth can be attributed to different geographic...
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  • New England and Chesapeake Colonies
    During the late 16th century and into the 17th century, the European nations rapidly colonized the newly discovered Americas. England in particular sent out numerous groups to the eastern coast of North America to two regions, known as the Chesapeake and the New England areas. Later, in the late 1700's, these...
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  • British Economic History
    extend did the growth of overseas trade led to Britain's Industrial revolution?'' Introduction The development of Britain as a modern industrial economy, happened simultaneously with the expansion of foreign trade and that led many scholars to stress on the significance of exports. Some went even further...
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  • Atlantic Slave Trade
    focused on women and children who would serve as domestic servants. But later the trade switched to focusing on young men for agricultural labor in the Americas. The Portuguese traded primarily for gold, ivory, pepper, as well as slaves. After a few decades, the had captured hundreds of slaves (Hine, Hine...
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