Introduction and Conclusion Checkpoint

Introduction and Conclusion Checkpoint - INTRODUCTION...

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INTRODUCTION North America, home to the United States; a country founded on equality, freedom, and  the hope for something better. Well, at least that is what the history books say. In order to  explain the exact purpose of this reading I will first provide you with a little background story. Flashback, the year is 1480. Massive concentrations of codfish are discovered in the  Grand Banks. This discovery urges fishing fleets from Europe to establish semi-permanent  settlements in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland. The wealth that these European countries were  gaining (due to the fishing) peaked English interests around 1570. An undeclared war broke-out  over England’s desire to cut off the wealth being sent back to Spain’s Catholic Church (note: the  church was funding a war against European Protestant States). English nationalism begins to  spread throughout many of the populated Protestant colonies. These include settlements 
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