By: Niccolo Machiavelli
1. Machiavelli wrote The Prince and dedicated it to Lorenzo de Medici because he planned on giving it to
another prince but he deceased. Therefore he decided give the prince something he could use for
reference to rule t
Political Paralysis in the Gilded Age
The Election of 1868
Gilded Age . . . Mark Twain in 1873 . . . It refers to the great wealth, opulence, and
wastefulness of the age during another time of industrialization.
Corrupt bargain election election of
O pportunity and Oppression in Colonial Societies
Puri tans kept their customs and way of life
God and family oriented
Men mar r ied at 25 and 22 for women
Population lived longer lives in Chesapeake
Women were housewives, more church goers
I. Left Overs:
A. Andean Civilization
The Chavin was the earliest civilization and declined sometime around 100BCE
The Moche, another civilization, developed from the old Chavin civilization.
They thrived from about 100-700CE.
Title:Communist leader of China
Countries religion was Communism.
Years in paper:Zedong was in power from 1949 to 1976. A total of 27 years.
Ideology or goal: To combine the economic great leap with a communists social revolu
What led Winthrop to leave England for North America?
The reason John Winthrop left England for North America was because he had an idea; to have a purified
religion without Catholicism. He then wanted to migrate to North America with fellow
I ndustry Comes of Age 1865-1900
The Transcontinental Railroad
In t ro
The t ime from 1865 to 1900 would be a booming t ime for the USA . . .
New York, Georgia and that had over a million people
Why did manufacturing f lourish and lead to this Secon
In the 1600s, slavery in the Americas was a serious problem. Slaves, for the most part,
were brought over and put into slavery against their will. But in some cases, people actually
chose to be slaves in order to pay off debt or some other type of payment
He established the 1st systematically organized library in the middle east: it is known as
the library of Ashurbanipal and a part of it still exists in Nineveh
The library of Ashurbanipal existed for centurie
Present Period, Modern Epoch Overview
A. Redefinition of the west
Used to refer to Europe.
Europe was a major world power at the time
Europe lost power after WWII, and the US became dominant
By the 20th c. the west had moved to the US, we
Progressivism and Republican
The Roots of Progressivism
2. When The period by the end of the 19th Century and American entry into WWI is usually
called the Progressive Era.
Some say the Progressives addressed may of the concerns dealing with
The Commonwealth of Byzantium
The Byzantine Empire took its name from Byzasntion or Byzantium known as a market town/ fishing
Byzantion was imperial due to its natural harbor AKA golden Horn, as well as the access to the lands of
Anatolia, SW Asi
States and Societies of Sub-Saharan Africa
Bantu speaking people settled in most parts of Africa.
Bananas first entered Africa throughout the Indian Ocean, soon they were established ; it allowed
expansion into the forested regions where yams and millet d
Origins of World War 2
1941 two main alliances wert against each other
> Japan, Germany and Italy
There was an agreement between Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy.
Japans War in China
This conflict started with Japan attacking China wanting to take over Manc
Nomadic Empires & Eurasian Integration
Nomadic societies in central Asian developed by adapting to the ecological conditions of arid lands.
There are barely any large rivers so irrigation systems animals survive on grasses & shrubs.
They even prepared an
India & the Indian Ocean Basin
The collapse of the Gupta empire occurred but the idea of centralizing did not die off with it.
King Harsha restored the unified rule in most of northern India temporarily. He had a good reputation for
piety, liberality and
The Furnace of Civil War
XIII. Lincoln Assassinated
A. April 14, 1865, Good Friday, and 5 days after Lee surrendered. Lincoln was
assassinated at Fords Theater in Washington D.C. watching the play Our
B. John Wilkes Booth, 26, k
I. Foundations Leftovers
A. Axial Age/axial period/Axis Age=600-300BCE
Coined by a 20th century German philosopher who argued that during this pivotal age the
spiri tual foundations of humanity were laid simultaneously and independ
British Parliament was first, passing legislation in 1807 to end the slave trade.
Other countries followed:
o U.S- 1808
o France- 1814
o Netherlands- 1817
o Spain- 1845
The British even sent their navy to patrol African ports to enforce
I. Empire Building: Basic Principles
The Term was first used in English in 1287 to indicate an extensive territory made up of
formerly independent states.
A further refinement might be to add that an empire is a politically unified state in which
Henry Longfellow- Member and founder of the Dante Club. Utterly devoted to finishing the
translation, to the point that it consumed his whole life. Loves his children dearly, more so after
his wife died.
Oliver Holmes- Memb
In the late 1600s, King Charles II extended his royal power across all of the English trading
system through the restoration of mercantilism policies
Through the Navigation Acts, King Charles II forced the English colonies to only do trade with
W itches in the American Imagination
What, specifically, did Sarah Holton accuse Rebecca Nurse of doing? How else might you
explain the sequence of events that led to Holton's husband's death?
Sarah Holton specifically accused Rebecca Nurse of taking her
W ilsonian Progressives At Home and Abroad 1912-1916
The Election of 1912 The Bull Moose Campaign
The Democrats nominated Woodrow Wilson . . . the New Freedom program including
s trong antit rust legislation, banking reform, and tar iff reductions.
T he War to End War
The nation was not ready for war, so by March of 1918, Wilson appointed the War Industries
Board, headed by stock speculator Bernard Baruch . . . laying the foundation for later the
Industrial-military complex an alliance be
From 1870 to 1900, the American population doubled, and the population in the cities tripled.
I I. Cities grew up and out, with such famed architects as Louis Sullivan working on and perfecting
skyscrapers (first appearing in Chicago i
T he Stormy Sixties
I. Int roduction
I I. JFKS New Frontier Spiri t
50s Complacent, comfortable, conformity
60s church attendance was high and jumped to 70%
A. Jan. 20, 1961 . . . ask not what your count ry can do for you: ask what you can
The Stalemated 70s!
Wages stop rising
Stagnant wages but yet inflation is rising
Toppling of a president
Causes . . .
There were more women than teens in the work force
A decling investment in new
T he Roaring 20s!
In t roduction
In general, the 1920s was a decade filled with sharp contrasts
Speak easy night clubs
Modern science v. Fundamentalism
Economic boom v. financial bust
Popular heroes v. villains
Americans turned inward after WWI
The Resurgence of Conservatism
The Resurgence of Conservatism
The average American was older and more likely to live in the South or West
The New Right emerged out of the countercultural protests of the 1960s and esp. Roe v. Wade