Wilderness in American Red White and Black Book Diversity of various American

Wilderness in american red white and black book

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Wilderness in American Red, White, and Black (Book) Diversity of various American culture. Tribes and Great Lake region His speculation of population count is lower than Steinbergs “What we do know about pre-Columbia is far outweighed by what we don’t know” Diversity America was diverse. Very urban populations, had settlements, cities, infrastructure, organization Nomads had no development on land because they were always on the move Environmental manipulation (creating swamps) Nomads did not generate surplus because they were on the go Religions had often reflected that Apologized to animals after killing them, but used every part of the animal Less materialistic than Europeans Territorial claims 1
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Land ownership East of the mississippi river - Native Americans knew their territory but did not have definitive boundaries (lines drawn) but landmarks War would break out if there was territorial disputes Native American land ownership was different than European, where the European concept was more specific (who owns water, land, trees, etc.) Spanish Catholics Spanish Catholics were looking for anything (Asia first and then gold) and found gold and silver in large quantities But also came with the idea to convert colonized people to their religion and culture (changing religion from many gods to one and learning to speak Spanish) Spanish were cruel and made Native Americans work for them. Wealthy Spaniards owned Native Americans (or gave Native Americans protection in exchange for their service) English Protestants Western Christendom Roman Catholicism Protestantism Columbian Exchange Disease Smallpox (Native Americans had no resistance), wiped out 80-90% of the Native American Population Food Food that Europeans found in Americas they brought back to Europe Led to an enhancement in European diet Longer term impact was from Europe to Americas, things that weren’t native Favored Eurasia over Americas Livestock Technology and the horse From Europe to Mexico to the North of America Lead to more mobility for nomads Didn’t reach California until mid 1700s Lecture 4 - 9/30/16 - The Colonial Money Makers Terms Middle Atlantic colonies Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey New Netherland/New York Southern Colonies Virginia, Carolina, Maryland, Georgia Tidewater South Indentured Servants AFrican slave trade Cash crop farming Tobacco, rice, indigo The colonial economy William Penn Pennsylvania Society of Friends Broad Arrow Policy Notes First few meetings are about establishing the factors that led to the rapid growth of colonial North America and early US Next week is the preservation Territory was dense forest land when the Europeans colonized Lumber became marketed on a worldwide basis. Attempted to tame the wilderness and use it (make them pay)
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