Questions for Cronon,
1) List two ways that New England Indian ideas about property differ from English.
It seemed as though the Europeans looked upon land as their own property that is to be used
for materialistic and economic needs. Land
1)What, according to Winthrop, are correct and incorrect kinds of liberty?
According to Winthrop, there are two different types of liberty, Natural and Civil or Federal.
The first is common to man with beasts and other creatures. By this, man, as he stand
1. What are the main points Breen is trying to make about race relations in mid-seventeenth
century Northampton County? About the way scholars think about race relations in general?
Myne Owne Ground, written by Breen and Innes, is about tr
New World For All
Megafauna- Large animals mainly used for hunting purposes, large bodied mammals that were
abundant and became extinct when humans colonized the world. Died off due to hunting from
indian tribes and conquistadors, diseases, cap
The Rise of the West
Why was Europe the first to discover the New World?
- Christopher and his voyage caused a historical aberration that set up Europe for their rise (and their fall
- Europeans believed they were better than other races: they
Jamestown and the Origins
of American Slavery
Goes hand in hand with the Columbian Exchange
What problems did the settlement at Jamestown face?
Jamestown was not a colony, instead it was controlled by a joint stock company (Virginia Company),
was a bus
What was the American Renaissance?
Who were its major authors?
What were its major themes?
The American Renaissance?
Was it a renaissance?
Had to be reborn in order to be renaissance, not really a renaissancemore
Who settled colonial New England and why?
How did the New England colonies compare with those of the Chesapeake?
Private, commercial venture
Organizing impulse: profit
The First American Party System
What controversies led to the formation of the first political parties?
- The founding fathers didnt see the legitimacy of parties
What principles and policies did the two parties come to represent?
To The Revolution
What caused the American Revolution?
-Slavery is the dominating labor force in the Americas
The Way it Looks from Britain
Britain looking for ways to get money out of the colonies and asked them to pay using various acts
New Worlds For All
Why did Europe "discover" America?
Closing of the Silk Road in 1453 when the Ottoman Turks seized control of
Europe needed another way to get to China: The Europeans tried to sail south along the
West African coast east
This New Man
In what ways was westward movement central to white Americas sense of itself?
- Technological revolution
- Communications revolution
- Transportation revolution
- Social revolution
- Political revolution
Final Exam Review US History
1) What were the causes and consequences of the War of 1812?
England prevented trade with other countries. This was a violation of the
US maritime rights (our rights to trade on seas)
Reconstruction from the Top Down
Questions Left Unanswered
What did the North win?
On what terms, should the south be brought back to the Union?
What are the slaves now?
What is their status now/what rights and protections do they have?
Due on Tuesday September 27th
New Worlds for All
Why did Europe "discover" America?-
Christopher and his voyage caused a historical aberration that set up Europe for their rise (and
their fall eventually).
Europeans believed they were bet
Americas Economic Revolution
What did the American economy look like in 1800?
How did the War of 1812 help catalyze Americas economic transformation?
How did modernization transform American society?
American economy in 1800:
French and Indian War
What caused it?
What happened during it?
What were its consequences?
Who were the major players vying for North America?
Spain-south American colonies
France-building empire on waterways
England-taking land along
The Old South?
When the South looked North in 1860 what did it see?
What was the dual crisis of the South, and how did it condition a growing minority of white Southerners
to see the North as a threat?
Crisis without: Slavery is dominant i
The South in the Northern Mind
America had secured political independence (effectively twice)
Established economic independence
Declared cultural independence
Had doubled in size twice (Louisiana & Mexican Cession)
Poised to accomplish all i
What drove Christopher Columbus? What baggage did he bring to his New
-The closing o the Silk Roads caused Europes loss of contact to Asia, so they
needed an alternative way to China and trade
What was the Columbian Exchange?
Jones and Piquet Reading Questions
1) What does becoming a Christian do for Jones? Why is his master so hostile
to it at first?
This made me feel very unhappy, because I was sure I was not good in the sight
of God (Pg.97). Jones has endured several master
Clendinnen Reading Questions
1.)"Conventional politics of error", refers to the methods that are relatively unknown to
the surrounding native tribes of the time. In the early days of empire Itzcoatl, they
"destroyed tribal records", which was the guide fo
1.Qu dispositivo tecnolgico usted utiliza la mayora en su vida de cada da? Por qu?
Puede usted imaginarse el ir sin ella?
Utilizo mi telfono celular lo ms adentro posible la mi vida de cada da. La utilizo a
menudo para comunicar con la gente. No
Cronon Reading Questions
List two ways that New England Indian ideas about property differ from
1.) New England Indians believed that property is neither personal nor private;
it was for the collective group. TherelationshipsoftheNewEnglandIndian
The questions here are more detailed than usual because they cover the material which
you are expected to remember from this book and which might show up on the final.
Read the preface and all of the material in italics throughout the book. Read the debat
Barnum and Thoreau Reading Questions
1) Explain why people came to see P.T. Barnum's exhibitions.
P.T. Barnum often acted in a daring way. Even before his exhibition when he was
writing, The boldness and vigor with which this paper was conducted, soon com
Describir su familia en detalle
Mi familia tiene cinco miembros, mi mam mi pap mi
hermano y mi hermana. Yo soy el ms viejo. Tengo
diecinueve aos. Mi hermana Olivia es dieceseis
adolescentes y mi hermano Dylan es trece. Mis padres
han estado casados por ve
1. Describa su trabajo futuro ideal. Qu le
hace eltrabajo perfecto para usted?
Mi trabajo ideal sera trabajar para los Naciones
Unidas. Quisiera que ste fuera mi trabajo porqueme gusta viajar a los pases
diferentes y gozo eltrabajar con la gente
2. Qu fac
Module 7 Hangout
Cmo son diferentes en cuanto a celebraciones de culturas de habla hispana?
Por lo general celebran? Ms o menos con frecuencia que nosotros? Qu fiestas
y tradiciones Sabe usted de?
Cada pas de habla hispana se celebra diferentemente. Sin