• English Motives for Colonization in North America
    Why would anyone want to go through the trouble of colonizing? The English had such motives that compelled them to leave their motherland. It was for the reasons of seeking freedom, seeing there was nothing in Britain for them, and success accessed by other nations. England set up strict rules and...
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  • History
    extensive and elaborate empire in the Americas, covering the entire western coast of South America, all of Central America, the Caribbean, Mexico, and parts of the United States, including New Mexico and Florida. This colossal domain took years of effort and endeavor to colonize and establish a structured system...
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  • Chapter 1 Questions
    1. How did Beringia form? - The Beringia land bridge was a land bridge created by the lowering of sea levels during the last glacial maximum.  2. What were 3 reasons why Portugal led Europe in 15th century exploration? (Why did they have advantages over their neighbors?)   -Portuguese navigators...
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  • Unfinised Nation of Ambitions
    sent out explorers on the quest for gold, silver, and all the riches and Treasures the land had to offer. However, these explorers ventured upon America mistakenly, They were actually enroute to the Far East in search of the “Fabled wealth of the Indies”. (English Colonization in The New World”...
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  • History Essay
    slave trade and slavery that slaves did not rebel in the Ottoman Empire, for example, but did so in Brazil? Explain the connections as well as you can. The difference between the east and west is that the slaves in the New World were more prone to be rebellious and want their freedom. Isabella and Ferdinand...
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  • US History
    The Atlantic coast was open to English colonization during the 1580s." • England’s first two attempts to establish a colony in North America failed." • In 1607, England succeeded in founding Jamestown." • Jamestown became part of the colony of Virginia." • By 1732, four more Southern Colonies had been...
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  • Aplit
    7/27/12 OUTLINES CH 1-5  “With the dawn of the 16th century, there came together in Europe both the motivation and the means to explore and colonize territory across the sea.” -Trade- the concurring of the Inca Empire led by Francisco Pizarro led to the shipping of tons of gold and silver to Spain...
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  • Virtual Field Trip
    designed to meet (or your state standards of learning): VS.3 The student will demonstrate knowledge of the first permanent English settlement in America by a) explaining the reasons for English colonization; b) describing how geography influenced the decision to settle at Jamestown; c) identifying...
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  • European Exploration
    stronger countries in Europe in the 1400s and 1500s England, Spain, France and Portugal. Kings and queens wanted to gain wealth - to build larger armies and navies to dominate other countries. Europe wants to trade with Asia A trader would want to buy items in Asia and sell them in Europe to make...
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  • Ap Us History Notes
    (conquerors) to south America • Pizzaro-established the Incas in Peru • Cortes-established Aztecs in Mexico; Tenochtitlan was the capital of the Aztecs • The Spanish empire became wealthy because of new metals (from the new world) Effects of Spanish conquests in America 1. Spain becomes...
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  • Letter
    country grows. Marbury Vs. Madison -Adams last day of office, fills up as many federalist judges as possible -appointed 16 “midnight judges” -wants to keep power in federal courts -Jefferson refuses to send letters to judges -William Marbury sues Madison -Claims SC needs to send letters -judiciary...
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  • Hey Yo
    Who really “discovered” America? Sailing in the hopes of finding a new route, gold, and power, Christopher Columbus embarked in a journey that would explode menial minds, as he arrived in a new world, which was not seen to him or the people from Europe. In the verge of chockablock, Columbus was able...
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  • Lori
    * Winter 1609 – 10 * The Natives starved the colonists out and they will leave because they know more people will come and they don’t want that * Fall 1609 * There are 500 colonists * Spring 1610 * Only 60 colonists are left * As more people come...
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  • Colonization in Early America
    wanted to put government funding toward protestant causes 3 Sir Walter Ralegh was the earliest Englishman to make an actual attempt at colonization 1 America became attractive to English policy makers in 1580s 4 1http://books.google.com/books?hl=en&lr=&id=W8cr4Vgt9ekC&oi=fnd&pg=PR9&...
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  • Colonies in the Seventh Century
    Spanish did to get this country a little bit of a kick start and what legacies they left for us to use or to improve on. To get things started, we will start off with the English to see how they ran their colonies first by why they decided to colonize the New World. The English wanted to colonize because...
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  • Reasons for Colonization
    English began to think more seriously about North America as a place to colonize: as a market for English goods and a source of raw materials and commodities such as furs. The English started to realize that colonizing the new world would bring England many advantages and would help Brittan better compete...
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  • The Rise of Industrial America
    ● ● ● ● CHAPTER  1-­2 Which  of  the  following  was  NOT  a  development  of  the  maritime  revolution  of  the  fifteenth  century? ○ did  develop:  triangular  Arab  sail,  astrolabe,  Caravel,  compass Where  was  the  first  permanent  settlement  in  the  New  World? ○ St.  Augustine...
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  • Chapter 2 Us History Notes
    survived thanks to John Smith and the production of tobacco A. What cause the struggle English settlers in America? The first settlement was almost destroyed by disease and starvation. 1. What did the English have to do to make colonization a business? English were funded by joint-stock companies,...
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  • History
    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 of the Muslim world for their access to the trade...
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  • Section Review 1
    gave England the first printed English Bible? William Tyndale 3. What kind broke England away from the Roman church? Henry VIII 4. Who was the first explorer in the Modern Age to reach the mainland of North America? John Cabot 5. Name the supposed water passage through North America from...
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