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Hist161a notes - Cahokia pre-contact indian city that had...

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Cahokia : pre-contact indian city that had long lasting earth mounds. Near present-day St. Louis. Central point for trade network. Elmina : modern day Ghana. In 1482, the Portuguese obtained permission from Akan authorites to build a castle there, it strengthened the trade of slaves and import of gold. Hernan Cortes : Spanish conquistador that led the conquest of Mexico and overthrew the Aztec empire. John White : In 1587, he was in charge of a colony near Roanoke. He drew pictures of Algonquian indians that is an important historical source. Richard Hakluyt : Publicized the Sea Dogs’ Atlantic adventures, he kept the dream of American Colonization going with his vision Samuel de Champlain : French explorer that admired Havana in 1599 as the “warehouse where all the riches of America are held” Powhatan Confederacy : 30 tribes that covered east Virginia in 16 and 17 centuries Pequot War of 1636-1637: Land, trade, and dominion between English(with Mohegan allies) and Peqout. Marked a pattern of Indian-English relations until the 1670’s as
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