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Unformatted text preview: 1565 Spanish Galleons begin crossing Pacific 1600 15,000 slaves from Kongo shipped to Brazil a year 1607 Jamestown settlement in North America 1630s Massachusetts Bay Colony founded 1700 Manioc/Cassava to East Africa 1750 White Potato a staple food in Ireland 1754-63 Seven Years War between European nations 1768-1780 Voyages of James C. Cook (and crew) 1776 American Independence 1778 Capt. Cook happened upon the Hawaiian Islands 1789 Mutiny on the Bounty 1820s 90% of people migrating across the Atlantic were Africans (forced migration as slaves) 1824 King Liholiho and Queen Kamamahu died of measles in England 1845-6, 1848 Irish Potato Famine 1848-49 measles, whooping cough, influenza kill about 10% of the Hawaiian population 1853 smallpox epidemic in Hawaii...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2011 for the course HIST 202 taught by Professor Nokes during the Winter '11 term at BYU.
- Winter '11