U.S. History 1.25.16
U.S. History 1.25.16 HIST 2110 286
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History 12516 British North America Origins of British Colony Chesapeake Jamestown New England Massachusetts Bay British Caribbean Carolina and Barbados Middle Colonies Pennsylvania Alexander Hamilton Reading English Doctor who has TB and travels around the colonies and documents what he sees Does Hamilton diary show any type of sign of the American Revolution Talk about the writing journal that is due Feb 1 How does Hamilton describe the people he meet He generalize the people he meet He talks about the way they greet each other the conversations they have gender choice of attire etc Who was Hamilton s audience People wanting to know about colony life around the country to write for himself about his opinions on these places that he ventured to possibly to those with TB who might want to move to a different climate How did Hamilton judge women He judges them based on physical attraction or how they dress Also how women should act within society What is your opinion on the colonies are they equals or divided Why does the British Get involved Religion They ed because of religious prosecution English were protestant but the other nations were Catholic and wanted to ee from Europe to expand their religion National Power want to be in the land race for power in the New World ProfitTrade They wanted to set up trade in the New World to bring consumer goods to England and to make England more powerful Solve social problems in England England was heavily populated and needed more space to grow so they went to the New World Challenged the Spanish with the land of the New World this led to the Defeat of the Spanish Armada 1588 Spain went against the brits and lost because the brits had a better military English went to Roanoke Carolina and set up a port it disappeared after a short while No one knows where it went First settlement in America was Jamestown Virginia in 1607 Why did J amestown s initial settlers struggle to survive Bad area Work ideas from England not applicable to Virginia Native Americans gave them a hard time They were money hungry gt John Smith tries to help keep the Jamestown colony a oat What saves Jamestown John Rolfe does some experiments with tobacco and lead to a boom in tobacco in Jamestown Lead to headright if you paid your way to Jamestown you are given 50 acres of land and indentured servitude someone paid for your ticket to the New World and you worked their land until your debt was paid Massachusetts Bay Colony People from England left to leave from religious prosecution They felt as if the church was still too much like the Catholic Church The first people we called pilgrims puritans Congregationalism the government is a bundle of churches that watch over the area People who could vote if they were a part of the church You could not come over to Massachusetts Bay if you are not a puritan and apart of the church The Caribbean and the Carolinas Barbados is settled by the British and the Spaniards are kicked out Population booms because sugar cane is grown well on the island Sugar cane is a high commodity Sugar is dependent on African Slaves They were brought in by Dutch and English slave traders The planters wanted to reproduce what was going on in Barbados so they went to the Carolinas Half of the people that was in the Carolinas come from Barbados the other half is African Slaves Carolinas cannot grow sugar so they decide to grow rice and it is becomes big agriculturally like sugar in Barbados Pennsylvania 0 Founded by William Penn a Quaker who was looking for religious freedom 0 Became the most open place in the colonies
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