Describe and analyze EITHER fur trading OR gold and silver mining as components of the
nineteenth century American Wests economy. Assess the consequences.
Gold Rushes began in North Carolina in 1799, and were centered along the eastern
piedmont of the App
The French began their North American conquest very differently than the Spanish.
Between 1611 and 1764, the French sent Jesuit priest to set up missionaries and live amongst the
native people.1 According to the lecture given by Dr. North, by 1700 France
Coastal Plain (of southeastern Texas)- Situated off of the Gulf of Mexico, this landmass is
typically hot and humid. This area sits at and below sea level which makes it susceptible to
flooding, epically during hurricane season.1 The average rainfall in t
I agree with both of you, and after reading the lecture this week I do not think anyone
will argue that the United States had the legal right to invade Mexico. President Polk entered
into Mexico under false pretenses. He continually lied to Congress in or
Describe and analyze EITHER cattle ranching OR the initiation of the railroads as components
of the nineteenth century American Wests economy. Assess the consequences.
The start of the trans-continental railroad is one of the five key economic sectors in
When the Spaniards first arrived in what they called the Indies, they did so with an agenda in
mind. Their main focus was to concur new territories and amass a fortune for the King of Spain.
Their other focus was to spread the teachings of the Roman Catho
The Mexican-American War marked the first U.S. armed conflict to be primarily fought on
foreign soil. One of the main conflicts that began the war was Texas gaining its independence
from Mexico in 1836.1 Texas gained its independence by capturing General
Describe what you read and address these points:
Identify the key point(s) of Madleys argument.
Upon what international agreement does he base his definition of genocide?
What instances does the author use to argue his point about genocide?
Do you agree o
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Scholarly Article Analysis
E.A. Schwartz, What Were the Results of Allotment? Native American Documents Project,
California State University, San Marcos, http:/public.csusm.edu/nadp/; specifically:
What were the major causes of the end of the Cold War?
HIST 337 Europes Bloodiest Century
World War II was a time of great hardship, a depletion in resources, and an incredible loss
of human lives. Once the war was over with the A
The Russian Revolution was key to the outcome of WWI
The Russian Revolution(s) was key to the outcome of World War 1, due to their initial
campaigns against Germany, The Ottoman Empire, and Austria-Hungary, as well as the
Review of Scholarly Article
"Ansel Adams's Photographs of Japanese-American Internment at Manzanar Background and Scope." Background and Scope - Prints & Photographs Online Catalog
What role did the Great Depression play in the road towards war in Europe?
The second great World War was a war of incredible perspective and filled with upgraded
technology designed to kill as many of the enemy as possible. The war c
HIST 316L The American West
The website I have chosen for review is History.coms documenting The Original Wild
West Showdown . This article goes over the false representation of the Wild West and
replaces it with the truth. There were, of c
I WILL GO WEST
HIST 316L The American West
Bibliographic Citation 1
Author of document: J.P. Barrett
Name of document: I will go West!
Date of document: 1875
Type of document: Sheet Music (A single song)
Intended Audience for the document: Anyone interest
Week 1 Discussion
3. Evaluate the arrival of Europeans and the reaction of Native Americans to them. What
enabled the Europeans to establish footholds in North America? How could such a small number
of colonists prevail against far more indigenous people?
Question: In chronological order, describe and assess the U.S. governments
relations with Native Americans from 1830 to 1934. There are three key
federal land and legal decisions; and
federal military policies.
To say that the Na
One May 20, 1785 a new land ordinance was put into place which would decide how the
United States government would divide the land it had acquired from Great Britain.1 Per Dr.
Norths lecture the ordinance was an attempt to impose order on the new nations
Week 5 Reading Notes
Week 5: Native Americans and the Federal Government
Welcome to Week 5! In addition to passing the halfway point of our work together this semester,
this week is also midterm exam week on your syllabus.
The midterm will be posted on ou
Week 6: The Search for Community in the American West
Welcome to Week 6! It looks like most of you have submitted your midterm exam. If you
haven't yet, there is still time - remember, per the syllabus, that I will accept work up to one
Week 3 Reading Notes
Week 3: Go West!
Week 3 takes us west of the Appalachian Mountains, in the century or so between the conclusion of the Seven Years'
War and the arrival of the American Civil War. There is a vast amount of change occurring at this time
To understand the push into the West one must first understand the desire
Europeans had to establish colonies in the New World because the reasons
for both were very similar. English colonization efforts were first born out of
greed and envy. As huge quan
Hungry for land and inspired by the idea of Manifest Destiny, cultural beliefs and ideologies took hold in America
and became evident with the stereotypes and treatment of different races and genders. One of the biggest stereotypes
for the time, in my opi