Key Concept 1.2: European overseas expansion resulted in the Columbian Exchange, a series of interactions
and adaptations among societies across the Atlantic.
I.The arrival of Europeans in the Western Hemisphere in the 15th and 16th centuries triggered ex
1-3: Key Concept 1.1
New World Beginnings
Period 1: 1491-1607
on a north american continent controlled by American Indians, contact
among the peoples of Europe (mostly Britain, France, the Dutch,
Spain and Portugal), the Americas, and West Africa creat
Populism and Progressivism
What was the Gilded Age?
Time period in Americas history from the 1870s to around 1900 when america looked
very good from the outside in terms of freedoms and wealth but if you look closely there
were many problems such as gove
Incorporation of America our Industrial Supremacy
E.Q.: Industrialization increased the standard of living and the opportunities of most
Americans, but at what cost?
What caused the dramatic industrial growth that occurred in the last half of the 1800s?
Chinese exclusion act
unable to assimilate bc we saw them as not good or whatevs (nativism) we were calling them
coolies , chinese worked for very little and white men were scraed of that
Blacks in the south after reconstruction
culture went back to white
Period 6: 1865 1898
The transformation of the U.S. from an agricultural to an increasingly industrial and
urbanized society brought about significant economic, political, diplomatic, social,
environmental, and cultural changes.
Directions: highlight a min
Urbanization: America Moves to the City, 1865-1900
I. The Urban Frontier
From 1870 to 1900, the American population doubled, and the population in the cities tripled. The reason was
simple; jobs being #1, but also the boredom of rural life, pr
The Conquest of The far West
The societies of the Far West (The Great West)
A. Exact location is all the land in America west of the Mississippi River
1. Early explorers had dubbed the area between the Mississippi river and the rocky
mountains as the G
From Europes Empire Building to New World Views across the Atlantic
I. European expansion into the Western Hemisphere caused intense social/religious, political, and economic
competition in Europe and the promotion of empire building.
A. European explorat