17th Century Crises in New England
Roger Williams begins to speak out against the church officials in Massachusetts Bay after he
arrives in 1634. He says things like we are treating the Indians badly and that church and state
should be separate. He questi
Road To Revolution Part 1
13 colonies in 1763 - very loyal to British empire, economically prosperous, etc.
13 colonies in 1775 - determined to overthrow the rule of the British, taxation without
representation and the ties to freedom.
By the mid 18th cen
New England The Puritans
The complete opposite of the Chesapeake. The settlers are not coming over to attain individual
wealth and they are not all young men. The settlers of New England intended to set up a
settlement and attracted religiously persecuted
FDRs New Deal
The First New Deal (1933-1935)
The First Hundred Days - takes a great amount of action immediately
upon gaining power.
Inaugurated on March 4,
"Bank Holiday" - declares the bank holiday on the 5th thus shutting the
banks down for "holiday.
The progressive movement not so much a unified movement; it had different ideas and
was very disparate; they occurred in the early 1900s as an intellectual movement in
reaction to urban problems that develop during the time such as po
Southern Redemption and Rise of Jim Crow South
By the 1880s reconstruction goes down as bad in the history books - becomes seen as perpetrated
by small number of radicals.
In the 1930s a black historian says the opposite but it didn't work because the nor
Road To Revolution Part 2
Townsend takes over from Rockingham, although technically its William Pitt but he has gout.
Townsend imposes more taxes on a variety of things because he wishes to create an independent
stream of revenue from the colonies to pay
Area roughly round Virginia and Maryland
First settlements take hold early seventeenth century also in New England to the north and they
are settled primarily by Puritans.
The term American colonialism isn't accurate because it gives a sens
The Road to Disunion
The compromise of 1850
o Gold rush of the 1500s in California and it desires to be a state. The people who
go there to make a quick buck don't bring slaves and they aren't interested in slavery
and seek institution as a free state. Th
o Grants citizenship rights to blacks - Johnson vehemently opposes this in the midterm elections and gets crushed but he is still president.
Johnson may have got support if a number of things hadn't happened - most Americans