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One of the first political cartoons in the U.S.

One of the first political cartoons in the U.S.

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School: University of Texas at Austin
Department: History
Course: The United States: 1492-1865
Professor: Chris ernst
Term: Fall 2017
Tags: aboriginal, Native Americans, Ansazi, Pre-Colombian Americas, Thegreatdying, THe_sixth_extinction, colonization, and Perspectives
Cost: 25
Name: Week 2: Aboriginal Diversity (Typed Version)
Description: These are the notes for this week's lectures for The United States: 1492-1865 by Professor Ernst. I will be posting a Handwritten version and a typed version of the notes every week.
Uploaded: 09/09/2017
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Erick Razo Week 2 Professor Ernst


One of the first political cartoons in the U.S.



The United States: 1492-1865

Aboriginal Diversity

Lecture 2

● Native​ ​Americans 

○ Chinookan aboriginals practiced the process of head flattening to distinguish each other from other tribes as well as to show class.

○ Dr. Ernst used this as an example to accentuate the fact that what is “normal” is purely dependent on one's background. History must be analysed with an open mind. ● Join​ ​or​ ​Die 

○ One of the first political cartoons in the U.S.

○ Context:

■ French and Indian War

■ Benjamin Franklin urged that the colonies work together in the war to fight against the French.

● Gadsden​ ​Flag 

○ Revolutionary propaganda

○ A Continuation of the popular ‘Join or Die” political cartoon

● BIG​ ​CONCEPT: 

○ Perspective Matters

■ Facts do not exist, they are all interpretations.


When was the first globalization?



● Aboriginal​ ​Diversity 

○ American Indians are NOT monolithic

○ Cultural diversity in the Americas was manifested in:

■ Languages

■ Narratives

● Oral traditions

■ Living Conditions

● Pre-Columbian​ ​Era 

○ Native​ ​American​ ​Empires

■ Enormous Cities

■ Militaristic

○ Nomad​ ​Native​ ​Americans

■ Hunting and Gathering

○ Populations​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Americas

■ Total: 50-100 Million

● North America: 2-18 Million

● The​ ​Great​ ​Dying 

○ Death​ ​Toll:

■ 80-90% died

Erick Razo Week 2 Professor Ernst

The United States: 1492-1865

○ Product of Colonization, which contributed with the introduction of diseases ■ Native Americans did not have immunities

■ Elderly population were most affected If you want to learn more check out chem 101 exam 2
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● Loss of order of the society


What is ecological imperialism?



● Kenburns​ ​presents​ ​The​ ​West​ ​(Video​ ​Clip) 

○ Some cultures did not use “I” or “me”, but instead used “us” and we”

○ Anazasi: 

■ Successful civilization that lived in present day New Mexico

■ Population=Thousands

■ Tradesmen

■ Were displaced by Navajo

● Vanished

● The​ ​Sixth​ ​Extinction 

○ Post-900 AD 

■ Europe was weak after Roman collapse, while the people of the Americas had thriving civilizations Don't forget about the age old question of what is the ph of a 0.014 m ca(oh)2 solution?

■ Islamic civilizations filled up power vacuum

■ The Crusades

● Pope Urban II

● Europeans learned to manage resources while at war with the Muslim If you want to learn more check out thtr 1020 lsu
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Civilizations

● Encounter of Cultural exchange

○ Europeans learned about the innovations of the Muslims

○ Peaked European curiosity to explore and make more money $$$

■ Pre-cursor to colonization

○ 1500: Major Turning Point 

■ Europe discovers the “New World”

■ Columbian Exchange

■ The First globalization

■ Tremendous repercussions for the population living in that area.

○ Ecological Imperialism 

■ Colonization through disease

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