H1301 Unit 1 Lecture Two class 2008 [10]

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New England Indians: – First relations with Indians were good and helpful • Trade goods and alcohol seriously disrupts society • Disease, hunting and peltry disrupts Indian life •W h i t e population density leads to conflicts – Indians becoming “Heathens” – 1675 King Phillips War Indian raid tactics makes kill ratio very high Indian raid tactics makes kill ratio very high
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Unformatted text preview: • • Caribbean: – Till 1650 more than half of English went to “Indies” • Sugar took over from Tobacco in 1640s – English sugar consumption per capita 1650 was 1lb / 1770 was 25lbs – Single crop mandates import everything from mainland • Slaves more productive than indentured – 1 of every 2 died on an annual basis – By 1700 250,000 slaves in islands – Forced many “middle” class whites out by 1650s Unit 1– Lecture Two Hollinger 1301 Hybrid 10 • Cash-cow of the English Business System (empire)...
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