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Chapter 6: The United States and Canada A. Environment and Society in the United States and Canada i. Whole range of minerals to vast forests, fertile, highly productive land,  extensive fisheries, varied and abundant wildlife b. Landforms and Landscapes i. Intermontane: lying between mountains c. Climate i. Temperatures range from those in the Arctic Circle in the north, to the Tropic  of cancer in the south d. Environmental History B. The United States and Canada in the World-System a. The Region before the Europeans i. Columbus called the aboriginal peoples he encountered los indios, or Indians b. Colonization and Independence i. Europeanization: highly selective process involving the mixing of native and  imported practices that eventually created distinct colonial cultures and  societies ii. Seven Years’ War (1756-63) left the British more or less triumphant over the  whole of the European-inhabited territory of the United States and Canada iii. Americanization: process by which a generation of individuals born in the  British American colonies felt less loyalty and fewer cultural ties to Great  Britain and developed a new indigenous ethos c. The Legacy of Slavery in the United States i. Indentured Servants: individual bound by contract to the service of another  for a specified term d. European Settlement of the United States and Canada
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i. Transforming the landscape from rural agricultural settlement to one of  urbanization and industrialization e. Urbanization, Industrialization, and Conflict i. Administrative centers- Boston, Providence, Baltimore, Philadelphia,  Charleston, and Savannah
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