Notes 9/29/16 History 190
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History 190 Lecture 9/29/16 CONSEQUENCES… CONT. Native Americans: o Most wanted to stay neutral, but were more inclined to support the British. They gave them land Kept colonists from moving west The trade o Said it should be remembered as the “Indian’s revolution” Because everyone’s fighting on their land No positive outcomes for Natives They lost the most overall African Americans: o The ideals/values and reality of the institution of slavery is said to be one of the biggest paradoxes in history o 1 out of 5 people was a slave, made up 20% of population o many people on both sides of the Atlantic is calling out the paradox paradox: they fight for rights and independence, but are treating Africans like cattle o John Woolman: Quaker minister slavery came first, then institutionalized racism which created the idea of white supremacy said it was damaging and dehumanizing slave holders were damaging their relationship with god o very first anti-slavery society formed in April 1775 in Sun Tavern in Philly mostly Quakers believed Africans were all free and unlawfully being held in bondage o in 1780, Pennsylvania passed a law to gradually abolish slavery. Can only hold slave until they’re 28 years old o Massachusetts said slavery was unconstitutional Took Jefferson’s words “all men are equal and free” o 1810- 30,000 in North, 1840- 1,000 in North, 18 left once emancipation proclamation was issued th 13 amendment freed slaves, proclamation didn’t free any. o South argues that they were economically intertwined with the institution of slavery o 1793- invention of the cotton gin by Eli basis of the economy became cotton in south argued still needed slaves o war created space and opportunity for some Africans to begin making demands on white society 2 o more inclined to support British because they were promised freedom to slaves that joined the British cause Women: o Wages went to husbands, even for her labor o Land went to husbands, couldn’t vote, some exceptions to widowed women They got their husbands vote and land until it was shut down o Not much changes for them o Established in Philly- The Young Ladies Academy Equivalent to high school Didn’t include hard math/sciences Available to middle or upper class women In order to raise children who understand the history of their country very important o republican motherhood: no affiliation with politics future of the republic basically rests in their hands needed to educate their children and raise young patriots To answer how revolutionary was the revolution: o It planted the seeds for change, even though it would appear on the surface that there was no great changes, but there were some. 3
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