The Columbian Exchange: the exchange of diseases, ideas, food crops, and populations between the
New World and the Old following the voyage to the Americas by Christopher Columbus in 1492.
*Bartolome las Casas: First bishop of Chiapas, in southern Mexico
Petition of Slaves to the Massachusetts Legislature
Petitioning the legislature for freedom was one of the few tactics available to slaves.
In this petition, the author is asking for their natural right of freedom to be restored.
They do this through appe
Reading Response 6
A Woman in the Western Movement
Harriet Nobble, twenty-one and husband thirty-three at the time, and other
family decide to make the move from New York to Michigan. The move began with
their first trip to Buffalo NY from their home in G
Historiography Analysis 1
Bernard Bailyn believes the cause of the American Revolution was solely
based upon an ideological, constitutional, and political struggle (Bailyn 143).
Through his research of political pamphlets Bailyn concludes that the
Debating Thomas Jefferson and Slavery
Douglas Wilson wants to dig deeper than the typical philosophy of Thomas
Jefferson concerning slavery. Douglas believes that presently we falsely interpret
Jeffersons beliefs and actions due to present day atti