The American Revolution (2) Olive Branch Petition (July 5,1775)- The Congress was moving cautiously towards independence, John Dickerson wrote this letter to the King pleading for peace by preventing hostilities and making accommodations Shows the m
*Note to 1301 readers: the syllabus indicates that you would be reading from the writings of Father Isaac Jogue. I decided, instead, to feature excerpts from other missionaries. MN From the Jesuit Relations (17th and 18th Century) Vol VII. Chapter 3
Olaudah Equiano, The Middle Passage (1788) . . . The first object which saluted my eyes when I arrived on the coast was the sea, and a slave ship, which was then riding at anchor, and waiting for its cargo. These filled me with astonishment, which wa
History 1301 Midterm, 30% of final grade Tuesday, Oct. 7 Study Guide Format: Your exam will consist of two sections: I. Identifications II. Essay The first will ask you to identify 4 of the terms I list from the list of terms on the powerpoint outlin
History Exam 1 Ch 1-5
1. The Stamp Act of 1765
At the end of the French and Indian War, which had lasted many years and
had spread across the globe, the British government was deeply in debt
having had to pay for these military expenses. And, at the same
Discussion Board 4: What were the causes of the War of 1812? How did the US attempt to avoid war?
Why were these attempts unsuccessful?
There were several causes leading to the War of 1812. The main cause was the British ignoring American
was a well-developed trade center near present-day St. Louis.
Which statement best describes pre-contact Native Americans
living in the Western Hemisphere?
Ancient Indians practiced nature-centered religions.
Ch 11 Notes from Online Book
Cotton & Slavery
Beginning in the early 19th Century, the most important development in
the southern region of the nation was the explosive production of cotton.
Cotton became extraordinarily profitable for southern planters.