History Review - Bering Land Bridge Bridge connecting asia...

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Bering Land Bridge Bridge connecting asia n north America. Aztecs, Tenochtitlan-largest Empire Human sacrifices associated with Huitzilopochtli, Aztec sun god. Aggressive, warlike people Mayas , Highly evolved reached its height before Columbus arrived. Had a system of writing, complex math, and first to use the number 0. Incas Most sophisticated in western hemisphere, gold and silver Land now peru. Moundbuilders Adena, Hopewell, Mississippian Adena(1000BCE-100CE)Ohio River Valley Hopewell (100BCE-500CE) Mississippian River Valley Mississippian (1400CE) Cahokia, Illinois Zheng-He Apart of Chinese Exploration sailed with 300 vessels largest fleet until WWI. Timbuktu Apart of Africa, an Islamic City, Had a University Columbus Columbian Exchange Unfair exchange Cortez Cabeza de Vaca Found coast of Florida, wondered for 8 years, treated as slave and religious god, devoted life to ending slave trade. Jamestown 1607 first English settlers arrived. “The Lost Colony”
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Henry Hudson New Amsterdam Champlain Puritans/Puritanism Developing the American sense of mission, they came to the New World to establish a model Christian society that would serve as a model for other people and other nations; Puritans influence by talking, writing and publishing; they founded schools and colleges; and dominated New England; Puritanism is a religious reform movement in England that involved a distinctive way of life and set of beliefs that were based upon a special interpretation of the bible. The puritan belief was Calvinist-god all powerful, man is weak and prone to sin, and god has predestined most men to spend eternity in hell. God has predestined a few men to spend eternity in heaven. The second puritan belief is that they believe they were Gods chosen people and had to perform Gods will on earth. Protestant Work Ethic It is the result of striving after having daily behavior examined and strive for salvation. Manifest Destiny Sense of Mission; John Winthrop Governor of Massachusetts Bay, 1644 he learned that Matives Americans had overrun the scattered tobacco plantations of Virginia, killing five hundred colonists. Wrote a city upon a hill, Gives sermon and is a model of Christian charity, American Sense of Mission Protestant work ethic Protestants "For we must consider that we shall be as a city upon a hill, the eyes of all people are upon us." Written by John Winthrop Origins of Racial Slavery Evangelical Revivalistic Protestantism Religion consists essentially of an emotional experience.
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Religion is a matter of the heart not head Great Awakening 1739-1745 first national cultural events for American colonists; a crucial change in religion; Was the religious revival that stressed the emotional experience of conversion. It affected colonists in all congregations, walks of life and colonies.
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2011 for the course HIST 1377 taught by Professor Buzzanco during the Fall '05 term at University of Houston.

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