• History
    CHAPTER IN PERSPECTIVE Early modern Europe emerged from its isolation during the Middle Ages by conquering the world’s oceans—opening direct contact and commerce with Africa and Asia and rediscovering America. Before the end of the fourteenth century, western Europeans had relied on the mariners and merchants...
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  • Latin American Civilization
    discovered America.” In actuality, Columbus made contact with civilizations whose traditions were equally old as those of western Europe.  A fortunate combination of circumstances made him go down in history as the person who made first European contact with New world peoples. WHO WERE THESE PEOPLE...
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  • History Bs
    Introduction This chapter begins with the unearthing of fossilized bones in Folsom, New Mexico, in the early twentieth century, an archaeological discovery that proved humans had inhabited America for more than ten thousand years, at a time when most experts assumed that humans had lived on the North and South...
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  • Europe's Second Logistic
    people these Europeans were, and what inspired that curious combination of adventurous spirit, pious sentiment, and brutal behavior that characterized the explorers and conqueror?. After a century of decline and stagnation Europe's population began to grow. In the middle of 15 th century the population of...
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  • Apush - American History: a Survey Chapter 1 Outline
    Mr. Symons Outline: Chapter 1 - The Meeting of Cultures I. America Before Columbus * At first, early settlers of America formed small nomadic groups, hunting and fishing to obtain food. * Gradually, stable civilizations were formed, many of substantial sizes and variety. II. The Civilizations...
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  • U.S. History 201
    many as 75 million indigenous people lived in the Americas right before European contact. This was about the same as the population of Europe at that time. The majority of these peoples are thought to have come over via the Bering Strait region from 100,000 to 14,000 years ago during the periods when...
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  • The United States of America
    As the nation developed, it expanded westward from small settlements along the Atlantic Coast, eventually including all the territory between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans across the middle of the North American continent, as well as two noncontiguous states and a number of territories. At the same...
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  • Murrin Analysis
    Europeans brought staple crops as well as technology (guns, steel, etc.) to Americas. • Europeans had created first global economy by 1600. • Christopher Columbus sailed from Spain is 1492. • Initial migration to Americas begins in 12,000 BC • Shenandoah valley is occupied by 9000 BC • Adena-Hopewell...
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  • Hist 1311 Review
    settlement in the Americas began during the Wisconsin glaciation period with migrations traversing across Beringia from northwest Asia present day Siberia in Russia across to North America. Later a warming trend nine thousand years ago BCE led Native American Indians to shift from game hunting to other...
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  • 10 Fre Ap Us History
    the Spanish settlements in the Southwest and the English colonies in New England in the seventeenth century in terms of two of the following: Politics Religion Economic development THESIS: In the seventeenth century many differences arose between the Spanish settlements and the English colonies...
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  • 1234567890987654321
    Colonial history of the United States From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Redirected from Colonial america) Jump to: navigation, search "Colonial America" redirects here. For other uses, see Colonial America (disambiguation). | This article includes a list of references or external links...
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  • European Settlement of North America
    href="http://law.jrank.org/pages/11887/Colonial-Period.html">Colonial Period - European Settlement Of North America, Factors Influencing Early Colonial Law, Differences From The English Criminal Justice System</a> ------------------------------------------------- Top of Form Bottom of...
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  • Colonisation
    Colonisation After Christopher Columbus landed in the West Indies in 1492, Spain and Portugal started disputing areas of influence on the South American continent. The dispute was eventually settled by the Pope (Alexander VI), who in 1493, drew up defined areas of influence for the two nations with...
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  • AP world CH.17 and 18 outline
    the New World lacked immunity to diseases from the Old World. Smallpox, measles, diphtheria, typhus, influenza, malaria, yellow fever and maybe pulmonary plague caused severe declines in the population of native peoples in the Spanish and Portuguese colonies. Syphilis was the only significant disease...
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  • Notes Apush
    AP US Notes Chapter 1. Civilizations of America-prmarily small nomadic bands. Primitive agriculture. Hunting fishing. Incas-powerful empire of 6 million. Complex political system very sophisticated culture. Located in south and central America. Never had any system of writing or paper. Aztec-very...
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  • Chap 18 outline
    CHAPTER 16 Transformations in Europe, 1500–1750 I. Culture and Ideas A. Religious Reformation 1. In 1500 the Catholic Church, benefiting from European prosperity, was building new churches including a new Saint Peter’s Basilica in Rome. Pope Leo X raised money for the new basilica by authorizing...
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  • 0-1800 History Final Study Guide
    it in warfare against other nations which is how Europeans got ahold of it * Originates in Song China, spread throughout Eurasia by Monols * Rise of Gunpowder Empires: Ottoman, Safavid, & Mughal * Empires were flexible (tolerated different religions) * Gunpowder led to huge dominating...
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  • The Crucible
    FRQ: Compare and contrast the different ways in which economic development affected politics in Massachusetts and Virginia in the period from 1607 to 1750. Direction: Compare and contrast Divisions: beginning settlement, religion, means of economic stability Thesis: The early settlements of the Massachusetts...
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  • Ap Us History American Colonies
    American Colonies when you return to school in August. The assigned reading is: • Taylor, Alan, " American Colonies: The Settling of North America", Part I Encounters: CH 1-5 pp. 3-113, Part II Colonies: CH 6-12, pp. 117-272, and Part III Empires: CH 13 - 19 pp. 275 – 480. THE “AMERICAN COLONIES” BOOK...
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  • The Relationship Between Sugar and Slavery in the Early Modern Period.
    "No commodity on the face of the Earth has been wrested from the soil or the seas, from the skies or the bowels of the earth with such misery and human blood as sugar" ...(Anon) Sugar in its many forms is as old as the Earth itself. It is a sweet tasting thing for which humans have a natural desire...
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