Skill: Periodization- The authors of The American Pageant use 33,000 B.C.E. and 1769 C.E. as the beginnings and ending dates for “New World Beginnings.” but the first chronological period of study for the AP US History Exam is from 1491 to 1607, with the understanding that 1491 is a symbolic dates for pre-Columbian contacts in North America. As you read chapter 1, does 33,000 B.C.E., 1491, or some other date make the most sense to you as the beginning of this time period? Explain while citing relevant historical evidence.
The Pilgrims End Their Pilgrimage at Plymouth Separatists in Holland They dethroned Catholic James II and enthroned the Protestant rulers of the Netherlands, the Dutch-born William III and his English wife, Mary, daughter of James II.
i) Incas in Peru, Mayans in Central America, and Aztecs in Mexico shaped civilizations 2) The Earliest Americans a) Agriculture, especially corn growing, was important for the size and sophistication of the Native Americans.
How has the world you come from shaped your dreams and aspirations? Growing up, my mother always encouraged me to be involved in any activity I should interest in, whether that be soccer, softball, theater, or chess club. While my mom did not always have the extra money or time, she never told me I could not pursue a new activity. Through my mother’s actions, I have learned to never settle and to continue to fight and work for better, for myself and others. My mother’s selfless attitude and positive attitude inspire me to have the same attitude with the my future family and the people around me.
On September 8, 2000, the head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) made a formal apology for the their participation in ‘Ethnic Cleansing’ of the Indigenous Nations of the Western Territories of the Unites States.2 From forced relocation to obscure lands and forced assimilation into the white man’s
17. Benito Mussolini: Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini was an Italian politician and leader of the National Fascist Party, ruling the country from 1922 to his ousting in 1943. In 1926 Mussolini seized total power as dictator and ruled Italy as Il Duce from 1930 to 1943.
a) On May 10, 1775 the Second Continental Congress all of the people from the
Ch.1: Christopher Columbus discovered the New World to European migration. Queen Isabella was funding Christopher Columbus voyage. He convinces the Spain that this would open up better trading routes and it would make them wealthier. ¬¬¬¬¬¬ The Indians were all fascinated with the entire product that the Europeans has. Christopher Columbus and the Conquistadors cheated the Indians and kicked them out of their own land. The Europeans mistreated and executed all the Native Americans that they encountered. The large impact of the invasion was The Europeans captured and used the native Americans as slaves and they brought diseases, weapons, and a hostile desire for the land and control over the new world. The diseases that cause million lives of the Indians were small pox, bubonic plague, influenza, and typhoid. Also the Native Americans were no match for the firearms and explosives of the Europeans. The Native Americans were pushed back into the middle of the United States. The accomplishments of the Spanish in opening the New World to exploration, conquest, and colonization were to gain money, lands, slaves and
Response to question 4. Many people believe believed throughout history that the beginning of North America’s inhabitance was when Christopher Columbus crossed the Atlantic Ocean in the year 1492. They believed that he is the person who discovered America where in fact it was the Native Americans who made the initial discovery. Therefore, Columbus’s mission is considered more of a journey. One of the motivators behind the voyage was to move away from Britain and begin a new life in what was to them, land of potential opportunity.
That most of the settlers were kicked out of England due to persecuting other Christian groups, then killed the Native Americans to steal their land. After refusing to pay their taxes that they owed, they started a war of independence and then it became the USA. Also, three hundred citizens died by being warned by a Native American and during the second Massacre, four hundred citizens died with no warning in 1608 and persecuted and leaving for the Netherlands. The most that surprised me was that the Tobacco was established in the state of Virginia and the king John Rolfe totaled a half a million pounds of tobacco. That’s how he was getting rich and by making others rich because he had people work 50 acres of land, which was expensive in
5. Recall and Reflect #5 The Native Americans biggest conflict was white expansion into their territories. They faced the biggest obstacles after the war, they had no alliances, their biggest alliance was the British who were no longer in the northwest (Brinkley, 211). The Native Americans also had no rights
Julia Szurnicki APUSH November 25th, 2014 Gelb Chapter 13 Many settlers lived in scarcely populated areas forming small settlements during the Oregon territory disputes with Britain. Many native people lived in areas that were thriving over the spanish success in a cotton boom; however this made American expansion into this land extremely difficult because they would have to fight against the aligned native and spanish powers to gain control of this land.
Colonial merchants resented the trading restrictions and continues to illegally trade with other countries. England did little to stop them until 1684, when King Charles II began to punish colonists whom he believed most resisted English authority, which were the leaders and merchants of Massachusetts. After failing to persuade them to obey English laws, England revoked the colony’s corporate character and they were under strict control of the crown. When King James II proceeded Charles, he began seeking to make the colonies more obedient. Within three years the land from south Maine to New Jersey was united into one colony, the Dominion of New England. The Navigation Acts were strictly enforced, smugglers were prosecuted, local assemblies
Chapter 3: 1. The American colonies had clear class divisions and from them arose much conflict. The elite wanted to stay on top so they created laws to oppress the poor and also tried to get the middle class to side with them by making “concessions to the middle class, without damage
High arched brows, pursed red lips, perfectly curled short hair and the coy side glance is the representation of what most young women strived for in the 1950s. They endeavour to look favourable for men in the hopes of getting married as this was their goal and purpose in life. Media influenced the scale of expectations women had for themselves and this created a misrepresentation of what a young women in the 50’s should strive for. Beauty pageants, Barbie and Marilyn Monroe emphasised on the importance of perfection, beauty, and sexuality. Although these messaged sent strong messages to younger girls, they remain in the era due to, in some way or another, lack of defying normality in the era.