These documents reveal African Americans say the Constitution of the
United States of America defines all persons born in the United States as citizens and all
have the same rights regardless of race, while some white Souther
Reading Response #1
Thomas Jefferson had the greatest impact on the relationship between the United States
of America with the Native Americans. Jefferson wanted to secure the safety of the
United States and wanted to create
But George Harrison was wonderfully un-ambigious,
pulling down a marvelously British poem off his shelf
(think it was Tennyson), reciting it-"So love is heaven
and heaven is love" and saying "I agree with that . . ."
turns to look directly into the camera
Nash, Chapter 6 (191-211)
1. The successful struggle for independence encouraged many American to apply the republican
ideology of rights and equality to issues at home. Identify three examples from the period and
describe their outcomes
A lot happened in America from the beginning of the colonial period to 1800. A
new country was created, new roles were established and new ways of life were adopted.
One group of people that saw a significant change i
Case Study Two
In the 1700s the New World, the Americas, was still a new place to the Europeans
who had founded it. At that time it was also new to the Africans that were being brought
over as slaves. When slavery became a big pa
Nash, Chapter 6 (pp. 167-191)
1. Why did some people support the American Revolution and some oppose it? What was
French supported America because of their own imperial ambitions and the realities of
European power politics to join in t
Cahokia: City of the Sun
According to the Video:
1. Who lived at Cahokia? What did they do?
Built mounds, were planning a city like non other of their time
12,000 years ago, humans migrated into it.
Missississpians lived there 1,000 years
Short Paper 1
When the Europeans came over to America they had no idea what they were
going to experience. What they found was tribes of people, living in functioning
societies. They saw things that they had never seen b
The Americans impression on the Stamp Act seemed to be pretty in sync with one
another; they were almost all against it. However, before the Stamp Act was imposed
they did not have an opinion on whether or not parliament had the right to impose taxes
HST 181: US to 1800
Name: Chelsea Robinson
This exercise is not graded, but its submission is required.
1. Describe your image of the typical American in the colonial period.
When I think about the colonial period, I think about red brick
Nash, et. al., The American People
1. How diverse were the peoples of North America? What were the
various lifestyles they lived?
2. What were the most important differences between Native American
and European worldvie
Biography of America
A New System of Government
1. What are some of the transformations that America experiences after the American
Slaves system started to be picked apart
Women started to question why they were supposed be natu