HIST 1301 Lecture ID's
HIST 1301 Lecture ID's HIST 1301 - 001
Popular in History of U.S. to 1865 - 22096
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HIST 1301 Notes “The Cultures of Colonial America”- Lecture IV ID: Backcountry o Backcountry pioneers forged another distinctive American region as they pushed the colonial frontier westward. They held no legal title to the lands the occupied; instead, they simply claimed aa piece of land and then defended it from the rightful Indian owners. ID: Great Awakening o This was one of the first national events in American History. It offered colonists an opportunity to actively participate in public debate. It empowered ordinary people to question their religious leaders, an experience that would prove critical in the political struggles to come. Lastly, it contributed to the growth of a common American identity. ID: Albany Plan o Benjamin Franklin’s Albany Plan sought to place the British North American colonies under a more centralized government. Although never carried out, it was the first important plan to conceive of the colonies as a collective whole united under one local government. ID: French and Indian War o A global war between England and the combined forces of France, Austria, Russia, and Spain. It resulted in France being expelled from North America and it created conflicts between England and its American colonies that led to the American Revolution.