• Gulliver
    Empire, which became the largest in history. It originated in the overseas colonies and trading posts established by England in the 16-17th centuries, and by 1922 it covered more than 34 million square kilometres, almost a quarter of the Earth’s total land area. British Empire turned into the foremost global power....
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  • Tobacco
    Stigian smoke of the pit that is bottomelesse." In that same year, an English statute was enacted that placed a heavy protective tariff on every pound of tobacco brought into England.[citation needed] Throughout the 17th and 18th centuries, tobacco continued to be the cash crop of the Virginia Colony...
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  • Differences in American Colonies
    The Thirteen Colonies of America were all founded by England in the 17th century. However, the origins, beliefs, economies and governments of these colonies are as varied and diverse as America itself. The Northern Colonies of New England and the Southern Colonies were the most prolific of the...
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  • Apush Ch2 Outline
    be responsible to no company officials in England- only to themselves 3. sailed with mostly family groups, largest single migration in the 17th century (1,000 people) (Additional) 1. Massachusetts migration produced new settlements 2. Port of Boston became...
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  • Ap European History Chapter 11
    by the new religious systems of the Reformation, medieval outlooks and values continued into the 17th century. However, the literary figures of the post-Reformation period had elements of both old and new styles. Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra: Rejection of Idealism Spanish literature of the 16th and...
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  • Swaggie
    and the societies of France and England? France and England were more religious and the Renaissance was a development of broad social reform based on Christian ideals   CHAPTER 14: REFORMATION 1. Identify the following 16th century Catholic figures: [only need to know that Teresa of Avila...
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  • American Revolution
    for land, to pursuit of religious freedom, to escape from political conflicts and also to get better economic opportunities. The immigrants were young, poor, and male. Half were also indentured servants and slaves. 50,000 convicts were also sent to North America colonies bye England in 1700’s...
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  • Manifest Destiny and Race
    many “inferior peoples” (Horsman c.1) (Takaki c.1,2,3). The atmosphere of England in the 1600’s was one of social unrest. With the Protestant reformation in Europe and England came religious and political conflict causing a series of civil wars in England. In the latter half of the 17th Century a...
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  • Context of Othello
    between the violent nature of the horse and Othello. This suggests that in the 17th century, the general public would think of the black race as a vicious race. Also the fact that Othello is referred to as an animal relates to how in the time the play was written, like animals, black people were seen...
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  • Colonial America 1492
    not have a good standing army but they had a great navy. Need th availability of men to do well in colonies 17th Century England Mercantilism (17th and 18th Century) * Need lots of wealth * In order to have wealth you need Stability * Favorable balance of trade * If I have...
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  • Drew a
    1497 discovery of parts of North America under the commission of Henry VII of England is commonly held to have been the first European encounter with the mainland of North America since the Norse Vikings visits to Vinland in the eleventh century. The official position of the Canadian and United Kingdom...
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  • War & Witchcraft
    History (2010). Social Trends in the 17th Century Europe. The Problem of Divine- Right Monarchy. Retrieved from, http://bigsiteofhistory.com/social-trends-in-17th-century- europe-the-problem-of-divine-right-monarchy Butler, C. (2007). The Age of Religious Wars (c. 1560-98). The French...
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  • Great awakening
    emphasis on the dissimilarity on how the two awakenings arose, how they effected people, and how it terminated. After the 1688 Glorious Revolution in the 17th century there were no more fighting between religious and political groups. Also the Church of England was recognized as the governing...
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  • YOLO
    church communities different from mainstream Anglicanism (Church of England)? 7. What were some of the characteristics of the theocratic society established in New England in the 17th century? 8. List some of the reasons for dissent in the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Trace the evolution of increased...
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  • Study Guide
    of the nobles, and efforts of the parliament of Paris (highest French judicial body) to check the authority of the crown; the last attempt of the French nobility to resist the king by arms 9. Mercantilism -prevailing economic theory of European nations in 16th and 17th centuries. It rested on...
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  • Marxism and Economic Theory
    demands and personnel that the socio-economic changes created. Marxism was formulated in the 19th century. Carl Marx and his associate Frederick Engels observed the socio-economic changes that were transpiring in Britain. England was the dominant world power and had the largest...
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  • Motivations to Settle in the American Colonies
    more hopeful and liberal life. Even though some colonies showed economic potential, they still used religious diversity as a motivational tool. Besides, the New World offered a remarkably tolerant environment for those seeking an escape route from religious persecutions and conflicts; also...
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  • Chapter 16 Outline
    . 1521 Magellan rounds Southern tip – heads to Indonesia f. 16th century – Spanish sent military force to back up American claims D. Northern European Expeditions 1. End of 16th century – Holland, France, England join game – why? a. Strong, wealthy monarchies b. Zealous Protestants...
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  • Us History Honors Chapter 1 Contact
    died by 1600; slavery of tens of millions of Africans.  Cultural differences between European and Amerindians were so immense that major conflict occurred in the 15th, 16th and 17th centuries.  Summary of relations between the three major colonial powers in America and the Amerindians  Spain sought...
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  • Paper
    Copyright © 2009 by the Georgia Department of Educati on. All rights reserved Standard 1: Describe European settlement in North America during the 17th century This standard is designed to measure your knowledge of the colonization of North America. You will be asked questions about American...
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