The Atlantic world and awakenings

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The Atlantic world and awakenings Colonial newspapers Consumer revolution German redemptioners I. The Atlantic world a. 1700-1775 i. A lot of developments that pull the colonies closer to England but also pull  them away from England ii. Dramatic increase in the number of ships that sail on the Atlantic ocean  every year 1. Keep focus on England (going to and from Europe to Americas) 2. Colonists have Atlantic world focus – know what’s going on in  England 3. Very few colonists have a western focus (too much unknown in  the west only Indians over there) 4. Ships are bringing lots of things with them a. People – ships specifically dedicated to the transportation  of people b. Consumer products – ships that take manufactured goods  between 5. Every time the ships come over, unintended or not, ships are  bringing info 6. With more reliable ships, know info is coming with ship and get  development of  colonial news papers a. By 1740- 5 cities in british north America: Charleston,  Williamsburg, Philadelphia, New York, and boston b. Waiting for info to come across Atlantic ocean and publish  stuff that things that are going on in Europe c. Tell that they are going to expect ships of stuff and  advertise where people can buy that
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This note was uploaded on 08/07/2008 for the course HIST 1377 taught by Professor Buzzanco during the Summer '05 term at University of Houston.

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