HIST 1301 Chapter 1 Notes
HIST 1301 Chapter 1 Notes HIST 1301 - 001
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HIST 1301 Lecture 1 “New World Encounters” The American Story Chapter 1 Native Americans were in America way before others came over Animals came with the Europeans (animals carried disease) along with metal pots, knives o These things were never seen by the Native Americans before and we highly valuable at the time Europeans would try to take land, but the Native Americans would laugh at their attempts to take land o Native Americans were called Savages (savage=less that human) Reservations were worst land; good land taken by Europeans and left the bad land to the Native Americans People not of same color or same customs (culture and norm) were seen as inhuman o Idea would carry unto this day o Racism is big this early and would develop more in the future ID: Columbian Exchange: The Columbian Exchange refers to the transfer of people, animals, plants, and disease between the Old and New Worlds Civilization vs. Savagery According to Europeans, “savages” were excessively violent and merely hunted and gathered food without developing complex forms of agriculture, art, language, literature, science, religion, or government On the other hand, civilized societies endorsed agriculture, private property, and Christianity Europeans used this terminology to rank themselves culturally and racially superior to Native Americans HIST 1301 Lecture 1 Y-Values 8 7 Total Population 6 Colonials 5 4 3 2 Indians 1 0 1500 1550 1600 1650 1700 1750 1800 1850
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