3.22 American Studies 100

3.22 American Studies 100 - American Studies 100 Monday,...

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American Studies 100 Monday, March 22nd, 1999 Announcements: Next Monday, March 29th, in class review for the 2nd mid- term Lecture notes: Westering: Crossing Paths Time Frames and People in the West 15,000 bc - Asian immigration across the Bering Straits (conservatively) 1501 - Spanish Conquistadors - Example: Estevanico ~ Estevanico arrives with the conquistadors to explore the Florida territory ~ One of four survivors of a group of 200 men ~ Captured by and escaped Native Americans numerous times, along the way learning 6 different native languages gains the trust of some Native American groups ~ Considered the first non-native to enter the American West ~ Estevanico chosen to find The Seven Cities of Savola (mythical cities) ~ Later killed by Native Americans in the Southwest 1520's - Spanish in the Caribbean and Florida territory 1524 - Colony founded in Carolina territory; slaves and Natives revolt 1565 - St. Augustine - first permanent settlement 1769 - Spanish enter California: 3 main groups in the West before the
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2008 for the course AM ST 100 taught by Professor Selzer during the Spring '08 term at Penn State.

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