Chapter 6 Notes
Colonists were generally forced to choose which side they would take Loyalist or Patriot. Patriots were
organized into local militias and a Continental army. By taking part in government, colonists emerged
from being subjects (of the King)
Chapter 2 Notes
The Chesapeake - Most Europeans settled in Central & South America, but England settled colonies in
North America. The colonies were autonomous (not controlled by England). Colonists exploited
tobacco thru indentured servants and slaves, w
Chapter 4 Notes
Overview: Between 1720 and 1765, the population of British colonies increased from 400,000 to almost
2 million. Many Scottish and Germans migrated much in the south. New England towns became
overcrowded. Ethnic and religious communities in
Chapter 4: Growth and Crisis in Colonial Society,
Freehold Society in New England
Puritan theology placed women and girls in a subordinate position.
Girls were subservient first to their father, then to their husband.
As farms grew smaller, from
Chapter 5 Notes
After the French & Indian war (and gaining Florida from theSpanish), England dominated the eastern half
of N. America. It feared a colonial rebellion, plus it was greatly disturbed by Pontiacs rebellion, along
with other threats.
Chapter 3: The British Empire in America, 16601750
English Colonies Established in North America, 1660-1750
Church of England
Chapter 22 War and the American State
American exceptionalism the belief that Americas democratic values allowed the country to
avoid corrupting foreign alliances and warfare.
Reasons America entered WWI. Five reasons - 1. Unrestricted submarine warfare /
Chapter 3 Notes
Initially the colonies operated under salutary neglect the English allowed the colonies to govern
themselves as long as they kept paying taxes. The colonies were very important to Englands economy.
King Charles II established a string of n
Chapter 23 Modern Times
1920s Pro-business govt culture. WWI caused many businesses to gear up for the war effort.
They joined forces with government. In the 1920s, new business leaders were well respected by
the public often as heroes. Government provide
Chapter 24 The New Deal.
How Roosevelt inspired hope. His motto, The only thing we have to fear is fear itself. He
asked for broad executive authority from Congress power as if we were invaded by a foreign
foe. He received letters from citizens by the tho
Chapter 25 WWII
Facism antidemocratic rule by authoritarian and militaristic governments run by dictators.
Hitler in Germany. Mussolini in Italy. Franco in Spain. Tojo in Japan. These were already in
place before the US entered the war. Japan expanded to