American History to 1877 Outline

American History to 1877 Outline - American History to...

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American History to 1877--Outline I. NORTH and SOUTH AMERICA at TIME of EUROPEAN CONTACT: A. Inhabitants 1. North American Continent a.) Paleo-Culture b.) Archaic Culture c.) Woodland Culture d.) Mississippi Culture e.) Southwestern Culture 2. South American Continent a.) Aztecs b.) Mayas c.) Incas B. Culture 1. Nomadic vs. Sedentary 2. Hunting vs. Agriculture 3. Role of Men and Women 4. Family Structure 5. Religion 6. Government II. GENESIS of EUROPEAN DISCOVERY and EXPLORATION: A. Political Phenomena 1. Rise of Nation State 2. Nationalism B. Economic Phenomena
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1. Trade Routes to East 2. Accumulation of Capital C. Religious Phenomena 1. Decline of Authority of Roman Catholic Church 2. Renaissance III. EUROPEAN DISCOVERY and EXPLORATION: A. Portugal 1. Prince Henry "The Navigator" 2. Diaz 3. Vasco de Gama 4. Pedro Cabral B. Holland 1. Henry Hudson 2. New Amsterdam C. Spain 1. Christopher Columbus a.) Contract of Santa Fe b.) Treaty of Tordesillas 2. Amerigo Vespucci D. France 1. Verrazano 2. Jacques Cartier 3. Samuel de Champlain 4. LaSalle--Fort Saint Louis E. England
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1. John Cabot 2. Sir Humphrey Gilbert 3. Sir Walter Raleigh IV. ENGLISH COLONIZATION of NORTH AMERICA: A. Reasons 1. Individuals 2. State 3. Mercantilism B. Virginia Company of London 1. London Merchant Community 2. Sir John Smyth C. Virginia Company of Plymouth 1. Outpost Merchants 2. Sir John Poppin D. Charter 1. Mixed Venture--Government and Private Enterprise 2. Granted by Sovereign--10 April 1607 V. CHESAPEAKE COLONY: A. Virginia 1. John Smith--3 ships; 144 men 2. Established Jamestown --1607 3. Committee of Seven--3 Work Groups 4. Captain Newport 5. "Starving Time"--winter, 1608-1609 - Corn 6. Sir Thomas Gates 7. Powhatan--Pocahontas
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8. John Rolfe--Tobacco 9. New Plan to Attract Settlers a.) Legal Rights Guaranteed b.) Representative Government c.) Headrights 10. 1619 * a.) House of Burgesses b.) Slaves 11. Massacres of 1622 and 1644 12. 1623--King James voids Royal Charter 13. 1626--Crown Colony 14. Bacon's Rebellion--1676 B. Maryland 1. George Calvert 2. Cecilius Calvert--Lord Baltimore 3. Proprietorship 4. Haven for Catholics--1639 Act of Toleration 5. Tobacco VI. NEW ENGLAND COLONY: A. Massachusetts Bay 1. Calvinism --John Calvin a.) Omnipotence and Majesty of God b.) Utter Depravity of Man c.) Predestination 2. Protestant Ethic 3. Puritans
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a.) Covenant Theology b.) Congregationalism 4. John Winthrop 5. Plymouth 6. Salem 5. Massachusetts Bay Company a.) Joint-Stock Company b.) Spring 1629--Winthrop--11 Ships--700 Settlers 6. Boston--June 1630 7. "Model of Christian Charity"-- City Upon A Hill 8. Seven Pillars 9. Half-Way Covenant 10. Salem Witch Trials 11. Great Awakening B. Rhode Island 1. Roger Williams 2. Refuge for Jews C. Connecticut 1. Thomas Hooker 2. Malcontents D. Maine and New Hampshire VII. MIDDLE COLONIES: A. Pennsylvania
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1. Quakers--Doctrine of Inner Light
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