Environmental History

Environmental History - Environmental History Final Review...

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Environmental History Final Review Terms Protestant Work Ethic: Anne Bradstreet: Eulogizes nature in “Contemplations” big trees rot and die man was made for endless immortality Edward Johnson: describes the transformation of wilderness towns grow round into cities Cotton Mather : presents the scale of nature stone to man, everything on earth is for man to make himself better and to reach god Samuel Willard: 4 Fs: After several abortive attempts, English settlers established Plymouth colony in New England in 1620 and the Massachusetts Bay Colony at Bston in 1629. Seventeenth-century New Englas had a resource-extractive economy based on the four Fs: forests, furs, fish, and farms. Social Segmentation: Modes of Production: William Bradford: “Hideous and Desolate Wilderness” stories of how bad it was for the first settlers Quail People: The Three Frontiers: Ecological Imperialism: The idea, proposed by environmental historian Alfred Crosby, that the European colonists, together with their animals, germs, avarmints, and weeds, were both deliberately and inadvertently part of colonization giving Europeans an advantage in settling the temperate regions. Great Peace of 1840: Beaver Trade: Catesby: was one of Richard III of England's principal councilors. He also served as Chancellor of the Exchequer and Speaker of the House of Commons during Richard's reign. Catesby was an aspiring lawyer who rose initially in the service of William, 1st Lord Hastings. He was a member of the Council that ruled during the reign of Edward V, serving as a spy for the Duke of Gloucester (soon to be Richard III). After Richard was enthroned, Catesby served as Chancellor of the Exchequer, and as Speaker of the House of Commons during the Parliament of
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