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American (U.S.) History Notes - Week 2

by: Maggie Hand

American (U.S.) History Notes - Week 2 HIS 2213

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These are some notes following where the previous notes were left off. We continue talking about the later voyages of Christopher Columbus and then we end in these notes with how John Smith came an...
American (U.S.) History 1
Mr. Stewart
Class Notes
history, Pocahontas, Columbus, jamestown, NewWorld, OldWorld, europe, Asia, Africa, Americas, Indians, NativeAmericans, Colony, new world, old world, Native Americans, spanish
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Date Created: 08/28/16
Later Voyages - 1493­1496, Columbus makes his 2  journey. (Green Line) o 17 ships and 1400 men o 2 new groups of people:  Priests – “Godly”  Conquistadors  Conquerors  They are enraged with what they come to see from the men who  was left behind in Hispanola. o Beginning of colonization - In 1500, Columbus made his 3  voyage to the new world. (Blue Line) o  Map out the coast of South America - Last Voyage was 1502 o Began to map out Central American (Orange Line) - Columbus believed that he was still in Asia or that he made it to Asia. - America was named after another explorer named Amerigo Vespucci. o Vespucci was also an explorer o He came to America around 1499 o Got the glory of having America being named after him because he realizes that  the land was not Asia. o Another mapmaker, Martin Waldensenmuller, used Vespucci’s information to  make maps of the new world. The Great Biological Exchange - Definition: an exchange of plants, animals, and diseases between the old world and the  new world. o Old World: Europe, Asia, and Africa o New World: Americas - Items that were brought from the old world to the new world and the new world to the old world.         Plants From the New World to the Old World From the Old World to the New World Tomatoes Coffee Beans Potatoes Bananas Corn Wheat Rice - The significance of this exchange was that the European population diet will improve and lead to population growth. Animals From the New World to the Old World From the Old World to the New World Turkeys Horses Armadillos Chickens Bison Mice Cows Pigs Diseases From the New World to the Old World From the Old World to the New World Syphilis (STD) Small Pox Typhus Bubonic Plague - The significance of the diseases would be the massive population declines in the  Americas - Reason why is because the Native Americans (Indians) had no immunity to these  diseases. - Columbian Exchange: Early English Exploration - 1497, King Henry VIII of England sent John Cabot to find a Northwest passage to Asia. o Cabot will land in North America and calls the new land “New Found land”  This lays England’s claim to North America. - 1498, Cabot set out again and disappeared. o As a result, England will halt (stop) exploration.  Religious issues at home.  Lost best explorers Early French Exploration - 1542, a French explorer, Giovanni Da Verrazano, sets out for France. o Makes land in North Carolina and map the coast of North America. o This lays France’s claim on North America. - 1528, Verrazano will land in the Island of Guadeloupe and will meet the Caribs and get  eaten. o Caribs were cannibals.  - 1534, Jacques Cartier was sent out to explore North America again o Explore Northeastern Canada  Establish French settlement a Quebec The Rise of England - 1509, Kist Henry VIII becomes King of England o 1  wife was Queen Catherine  20 years of marriage and could not bear a son o Daughter was Mary or mostly known as “Bloody Mary” o Henry VIII was Catholic  This causes a problem with the divorce  Asks Pope for an annulment  Legal term: the marriage never happened  The Pope refuses Henry VIII o Takes advantage of the Protestant Reformation  Started by Martin Luther   Protest against the Catholic Church  Luther causes a split in Christianity in Europe  Protestantism was born o Henry VIII found the Anglican Church  Church of England  Henry was the Head of the church  Archbishop of Canterbury runs the church o 2  wife was Queen Anne Boleyn   gives birth to a daughter and names her Elizabeth, but she does not have  any more children  married for 3 years  accuses Anne of adultery o 5 men including Henry’s brother  chops off Anne’s head o 3  wife was Queen Jane Seymour  Once Anne Boleyn was dead, they got married  Finally bears a son Edward the 6 o 1547, Henry VIII dies  Edward takes power  Died after 6 years caused by sickness. o Henry VIII Bio: Queen Mary - 1553, Henry’s daughter, Mary Tudor, came to power.  Daughter of Catherine   Catholic o Began to persecute the Anglican Church  Burned at the stake  Heads chopped off.  “Bloody Mary” o Hates half­sister, Elizabeth, so she imprisons Elizabeth o Product of divorce - 1558, Mary will die of stomach cancer o Elizabeth, half­sister, becomes Queen of England. - Mary’s Bio: Queen Elizabeth o Daughter of Anne - Rule from 1558 – 1603 o Known as “The Virgin Queen”  Never married  Never had children o Anglican like Henry  Oppress the Catholics  Close down the churches  Arrested people o She will begin colonization in America  She is close friends with Walter Raleigh and he convinced Elizabeth to begin colonization in America o Win big war against Spain. The Spanish Armada - 1580s, Queen Elizabeth will begin to sponsoring a tax on Spanish treasure ships o She will support Sir Francis Drake as a Privateer  Pirate employed by the government  - In 1587, King Philip II of Spain will convince Elizabeth’s cousin, Mary Queen of Scots,  try to assassinate her and overthrow her rule. o Religious conflict o Messing with Spain’s gold o Fails and Mary was executed – beheaded - In 1588, Philip will send the Spanish Armada to England o 130 ships, 100,00 men to invade England and to overthrow Elizabeth  o England will have Francis and seadogs to defend England and are greatly  outnumbered o Thanks to a terrible storm, the Spanish Armada is washed out to the coast  Thanked God, Protestant Victory - 2 things come out of this: o Spain will begin to decline as a world power o England begins to rise as a world power  Begins to focus on colonization Section 2 – English Colonization Roanoke Island - Walter was very close with Elizabeth and came up with the idea of starting the England  colonizatstn in America at Roanoke Island.  o 1  settled in 1885 before the Spanish Armada  Governor was John White  His daughter gives birth to the 1  English child born in America – Virginia Dare  John sailed back to America for supplies…  Delayed for 5 years because of the Spanish Armada  1590, White comes back and everyone has disappeared o EVIDENCE: carved in a tree… “Croatian”  Local tribe - 1603, Queen Elizabeth dies. o Her cousin, James Stuart of Scotland, will become King of England James I Virginia - 1607, the Virginia Company of London will finance 3 small ships to send 120 men to  create a colony. o This colony will set in Virginia named after Elizabeth  Actual settlement – Jamestown named after James o Motivation – To make profit o These men that were sent over knew nothing about farming  Here to get gold  Most of the men were gentlemen o Many will die of disease (Malaria and Dysentery) and starvation o Captain John Smith will save the colony  Will impose discipline  Key Rule: Those who don’t work, don’t eat  Negotiate with Indians  Algon Quian o Chief: Powhattan  Daughter: Pocahontas


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