AHIS 1-29 - AHIS Colonial Ways of Life"Discovery Theories...

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AHIS 1/29/08 Colonial Ways of Life - “Discovery Theories” - Chesapeake and New England - Puritans, Indians - Salem Witchcraft Trials and Women’s Rights o Discovery Polynesians in CA 400-800AD? Fishhooks are very similar as well. Boat design: Polynesians found CA coast and taught Natives boat design. A few words were correlated between Polynesians and CA natives. Chinese discovered America in 1421? Flimsy evidence o DNA Evidence (untested) o Food o Wrecks and anchors o Maps Norse and the Vinland Map 1440s? Leif Ericsson – Greenland, 1000 Newfoundland colony Little effect/impact Columbus’s Discovery Central point of the Renaissance (1350-1550) Euros will try to spread religion and enrich themselves. Ideas behind exploration o Promote Catholic religion o Make profit Native Americans, 1492 America Vespucci was the first to say it’s a separate continent that is not Asia forming the name “America” o Columbian Exchange
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course AHIS 100 taught by Professor Wittern during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Albany.

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