1us2 - Regional Outline for the United States of America...

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Regional Outline for the United States of America 8000 – 600 CE 600 – 1450 CE 1450-1750 CE 1750 – 1914 CE 1914 - Present Politics Decentralized tribes and villages led of chiefs Decentralized tribes and villages led of chiefs Exploration/Colonization by mostly northern European nations (France, England, Dutch) -English colonial politics based on strong local government Emergence of England as preeminent colonial power American Revolution = 1776 (Confederation more centralized presidential democracy) Civil War Cold War (world = ideological battlefield b/w USSR and US) ‘Police officer/Peace negotiator of the world’ Economy Highly localized agriculture Even though less so economy is still rather localized agriculture Incorporation into global trading network Beginning of Columbian Exchange (African slaves to southern plantation, etc) 1800s = Initial industrialization of textile full fledged industrialization -Tech spurred improvement of infra Interwar Period = Great
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