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American History I Notes, Weeks 1-2

by: Mikeila Ramos

American History I Notes, Weeks 1-2 History 2010- 34

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These notes cover what I grasped in lecture the first two weeks of class. It highlights early colonization efforts made by countries in North America.I hope that this helps :)
American History I
Dr. Kelly Jones
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English colonization, french, spanish, African Americans, Native Americans, French Colonization, colonization, history, Early America




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This 4 page Class Notes was uploaded by Mikeila Ramos on Friday September 23, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to History 2010- 34 at Austin Peay State University taught by Dr. Kelly Jones in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 64 views. For similar materials see American History I in History at Austin Peay State University.


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Date Created: 09/23/16
th August 25 , 2016 COLONIAL America Battle Ground   or “Middle Ground”  ?        Constant conflict    Focused more on the fact than                                                                           more happened than just fighting…               there was a blending of cultures Historian Richard White brought about the idea in a book in 1991 Three Major Influences: ***cultural change*** ­Native Americans  ­Europeans Help form the American culture ­Africans The Columbian Exchange ­describes the biological transfer created between the old and new world… exchange of non­native goods, and diseases  The Atlantic World ­societies in America whose cultures and economies are centered by the Atlantic Ocean (the  medium that made things happen) ­the Eastern coast of the Americas and Western Europe and Africa August 30 , 2016  Middle ground is a term used to describe the meshing of cultures in Colonial America. August 30 , 2016 Trans­Atlantic Slave Trade ­ 9­10 million people were traded from West­Africa to the Americas (Not all were slaves sent to Colonial America…very few ended up in what becomes the US. They primarily were sent to Central and South America.) ­ The most common things outside of people brought from West Africa was food, the knowledge of cultivating rice, and religion.  ENGLAND, FRANCE, AND SPAIN WERE THE TOP COLONIZING COUNTRIES IN THE AMERICAS. New Spain  Southern region of America and Central America. The Spanish territories have lasted  longer than America as a whole  Encomienda is a system of tribute that the Spanish used in their native colonies. A  Spaniard (encomiendor) was granted rights to land and labor to an area where the people  that live there will answer to them. They aren’t SUPPOSED to be enslaved. (not the  Christian way) … This was basically How to Exploit Without Enslaving  Heavy emphasis on the Catholic church… CONVERT NATIVES  Las Castas…Mestizos=someone with blended Native and Spanish American (typically  one Native and one Spaniard parent) … Bi/ Multicultural  Religious Syncretism= the blending of religious beliefs without the passing of judgement  (Catholicism was still the main religion.)  “Black Legend” = The Spanish had a reputation of brutal colonization.  Father Bartolome de las Casas was a reason that encomiendas were formed. He wanted  Christian influenced peace and lives according to a “holy” Spanish custom. He didn’t  agree with the early Spanish colonization efforts (“Black Legend” method of  colonization). Pueblo Revolt, 1680 ­ Pueblo= a settlement under the Spanish system of tribute  ­ North of Santa Fe went under a drought ­ A rebellion against Spanish rule led by the Pueblo ran Spanish south of Santa Fe for  12 yrs. 400 Spaniards were killed. ­De Antonio de Otermin, September 8 , 1680 ­a Spanish colonial official writing to a higher up about      being loyal to the crown and Christianity August 30 , 2016 New France (lovers not fighters) ***Colonizing efforts are centered around TRADE. The most valuable and sought after was  animal skin. The trading was bustling and fluid. The French weren’t concerned with keeping  territory, it was all trade territory.  Coureurs des bois = runners of the woods  Kinship was an important part of trade for Native American groups (The Kato tribe was a major trading tribe.)You had to be incorporated into the network by a ritual trading of  gifts. So, mountain men would marry natives. **More friends/ family= more goods** ­ Woodland Societies Chapter 1 ­ Metissage was the production of a French and Native child (Motis) September 1 , 2016 English ***The colonization strategies of the English were to: set posts, claim land, and keep moing forward.*** Bring us in, spread, and push you out! .   (This is the Pequot War, 1637(Conneticut Natives) successful strategy ­ The Ethey used in Ireland.he Pequot were murdering English  Captains. They created the Massachuesetts Bay Pequot Treaty of Noember 1634 (eye  for an eye concept) which failed because it wasn’t fair and the Pequot died out(1638). Over time, they come to rely less on trade and more on the concept of *expansion. ­established the idea of ethnocitrism which basically meant that the English were superior Africans ***not technically colonizers but, they still have a cultural influence and, demographic/ economic importance*** Stono Rebellion, 1739 (South Carolina) ­ Catholic leadership was believed to be headed to Fort Mose (Area made up of  Catholic Africans that came to help the Spaniards). They followed the Stono River to  freedom with a banner and drums because the weren’t afraid.  ­ The whites got scared and began to carry out a stricter system. ­ Approximately 60 died and the rebellion was a fail. Early English Colonization (Mass. Bay and Virginia) ***What were the issues of English colonizing North America? What do the examples of Jamestown and Massachuesetts Bay show us?*** September 1 , 2016 Early English Colonization (continued) CONQUER LAND, GET MONEY ­ Lost Colony of Roanoke = first attempt…Sir Walter Releigh                             Joint Stock Companies, 1603­1625  Dividend= give $, make $ ***Virginia Company of London = how funds were raised  Jamestown, 1607 ­ Lots of disease, fighting with Natives (Powhattans) ­ Lack of order ­ John Smith was the leader of the colony ­most of accounts of his success are written by him (self­made hero) ­ “Starving Time”(1607­1610) = Native/Family soup…Canabalism of Jamestown ­­­ Captain Gabriel Archer ­ Box found with a relic(Remains of a saint) ­ Though he was a secret Catholic *Years of Survival= 1607­1616*


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