I. Archaeology and History
A. Archaeologists and historians share a desire to learn about people who lived in the past,
but they employ different methods to inform their interpretations and to arrive at their
B. Archaeologists depen
Provided a means for poor to secure passage.
Landowners paid the passage and, in return, the indentured servant worked for 5
years without compensation.
In theory, the freed indentured servant would be able to acquire
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poor rocky soil which made some food, but not enough for surplus export
Turned to fishing, drying, and salting; especially cod.
Lumber used to make ships, houses, and anything made of wood.
1. Sir William Berkley: 1676 royal governor of Jamestown and leader of Green Spring
faction. He had been ruling for 30 years, but was resented by people for using his
authority to make money for himself. Green Springers b
50,000 B.C: People who resemble us in aptitude for tools and facilities with
language. In Africa and beyond to Europe/Asia
12,000 B.C: People crossed Bering Strait to Alaska, most likely following big
game, making excellent chi
Chapter 8: Toward a National Economy
Americas Industrial Revolution
Industrial Age Began in Britain (Late 1700s)
Waterpower used to power machines in factories, which increased
productivity and decreased labor costs.
Attempts by British to keep
1803: Made by Thomas Jefferson
Mississippi River mouth was very powerful.
Any foreign power owning it would be a threat to the U.S.
Jefferson Approached Napoleon Bonaparte to buy New Orleans
France wanted to sell all of Lou
HS 126 Final Study Guide
1. Manifest Destiny was the idea that Americans had the God-given right to take the land
in the west. They wanted the nation to stretch from the Atlantic to the Pacific. The idea
was deterred by hardships of going west. This idea
The Alien and Sedition Acts of 1798 vs. The Patriot Act
In the article written by William Watkins Jr., The Revolution of 1800 and The USA
PATRIOT Act, we were originally introduced to the comparison of ho
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The Stories Must Be Told
The establishment of slavery in the early years of America is one of the most documented
systems of the abuse of human rights in history. The Classic Slave Narratives is a book compiled
I. An English Colony on the Chesapeake
A. The Fragile Jamestown Settlement
1. One hundred forty-four English colonists arrived at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay on
April 26, 1607.
2. A few weeks later, the colonists built a fort on a small peni
Scientific version-came over in multiple migrations over thousands of years they came by
water. Not by open sea, but by hugging the coast (Asia). Natives originated from Asia-DNA
evidence. Scattered through the Americas, by the millions.
1. Mercantilism was an economic theory that wanted to balance trade and surplus necessary
for a great power. The idea was that economic wealth would create military might,
which would, in turn, give the country a great power status. Colonies would provide