US History Notes Week 1

US History Notes - US HISTORY Notes Week 1 Columbian exchange 1500s named after Chris Columbus Huge impact on European and Native American

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US HISTORY Notes Week 1 Columbian exchange - 1500s, named after Chris Columbus. Huge impact on European and Native American societies. Traded plants and animals, agricultural goods. Europeans brought devastating diseases to Native Americans. Europeans also brought horses to the New World, which had a huge impact on Native American societies. Europeans took maize and silver from the New World. Native Americans also gave the European colonists syphilis. This was a result of long distance trade. 8/10 Great Awakening - 1730s-1750s. Religious revival promoting passion and denouncing uneducated clergy. Significance: Upset hierarchy. Promoted class equality, encouraged slaves and poor farmers to attend meetings and this scared planters. New light ministers used traveling ministers to gain mass audiences, they used a simple theology God all wrathful and people all sinful, a fire and brimstone theology. They promoted class equality and even said the poor were more pious. They also denounced overeducated
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This note was uploaded on 01/11/2012 for the course HIST 101 taught by Professor Reginald during the Fall '07 term at Rutgers.

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US History Notes - US HISTORY Notes Week 1 Columbian exchange 1500s named after Chris Columbus Huge impact on European and Native American

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