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SEP 26-The Old World Attitudes and Development 09/26/20161.Western Civilization views2.Eurasian advantagesa.Fertile crescentb.First domesticated mammals 9000 BCc.First domesticate plants 3000 BCd.Place where humans first walled off wilderness-kept nature out and protect grain and developments, protect the inside from wild animals and wild peoplee.First agricultural surpluses inside walls-scarce times, years of droughtf.From central Eurasia-developed western civilization views (see above) turned into capitalismg.Eurasia was environmentally manipulatable – more so than in America and that’s why Eurasia was technically advancedh.Advantages Eurasians brought with them: knowledge, biased that they were better people God’s chosen people, horses, sheep, goats, pigs, cattle, master plant domesticators (rice, barley, wheat), written language, the WHEEL, iron, guns, bronze and sea worthy ships all allowed Columbus to come across Atlantic 3.English north America4.Profit and pietya.The reasons why English came to Americas b.Piety (religion)5.John cabota.Sailed for English late 1400sb.First one to come to Americasc.Killed in ship wreck-others told of americas profitabilityd.Knew that Spanish had found gold and silver in central and south Americae.Waited until end of 1500s to try and colonize the amercias-cabot killed in ship wreck and other issues
6.Walter Raleigha.English politician and English sailor-profit was motivationb.Sailed to north America-roanoke7.Roanoke colonya.Off coast of present north Carolina-establish colonyb.Mosquito infested island-left 30 people behindc.Don’t really know what happened-tried and failedd.Contracted malaria and kidnapped by natives?e.Found charred timbers and bones8.Lost colony9. CROATOAN10.Virginia11.Jamestown
12.Starving time 1609-1610
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Fertile Crescent, Native Americans in the United States, A., United States Forest Service, a. People, Preservation Movement