APUSH Notes III.2
o The wars and victories had effects
The British & colonists were confident after their victories.
The notion that British regulars were invincible was shattered (Ie.
Friction emerged be
APUSH Notes III.3
The Deep Roots of Revolution
It could be said that the American Revolution started long before 1775back to when
colonists first came to America. They essentially revolted from England and moved to
And, those America
APUSH Notes III.4
Parliament Passes the Intolerable Acts
o The British reaction was clear. in 1774, Parliament passed the Repressive
Acts which came to be called the Intolerable Acts in America. They were to
punish America, Boston especially.
APUSH Notes 2.3
Maryland: Catholic Haven
o Religious freedom was the initial motivation for Maryland.
Lord Baltimore founded Maryland in 1634.
Maryland was founded as a haven (safe place) for Catholics to avoid
persecution from Protestants in
APUSH Notes 2.1-2
England on the Eve of the Empire
o By the mid 1500s, Britains population was mushrooming.
Europe was going through the process know as enclosure (fencing in the
land) for farming.
o The woolen districts of southern England fel
APUSH Notes 2.4
o In 3 centuries following Columbus landing, 10,000 million African slaves were
brought to America. Only 400,000 were brought to North America.
o Things were changing in the late 1600s however, as indentured ser
APUSH Notes 2.5
The Protestant Reformation Produces Puritanism
o 1517, Martin Luther started the Protestant Reformation when he nailed his 95
Theses on the door of the Wittenberg Cathedral. Luther had several challenges to
the Roman church.
APUSH Notes 2.8
Old Netherlanders at New Netherland
o The 1600s were the Golden Age for the Dutch. They set out to make themselves a
world power, not military so much as economically.
o They set up the Dutch East India Company to trade with the
APUSH Notes 2.9
Conquest by the Cradle
o In 1775, there were 32 British colonies in North America.
Only 13 of these colonies revolted in the American Revolution.
Canada and Jamaica were wealthier than the original 13.
All of the colonies wer
APUSH Notes 2.6-7
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o The climate and conditions in New England were much healthier than in the
South. Water was clean and temperatures cooler.
o Life expectancies there
APUSH Notes 2.11
o In 1775, there were 2 established churches or churches that received tax
money: the Anglican and the Congregational. Surprisingly, a large portion of
Americans didnt worship in a church, however.