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APUSH Ch. 1: America and Europe Before

by: Virginia Vaughan

APUSH Ch. 1: America and Europe Before AP United States History

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AP US History
Mrs. Ruckman
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Date Created: 10/07/16
  America and Europe Before I. Natives all over America had distinct societies A. 10,000 years ago via Land Bridge B. by 1490 Europeans counted about 50­100 million C. Central and South America were complex civilizations  1. Maya ­ Maize  2. Aztec ­ Maize 3. Incas ­ Potatoes D. North America 1. Maize­ the term for corn used by natives, This and potatoes became a  valuable starch for Europeans 2. SouthWest(SW) Anasazi, Hokokam, and Pueblo 3. Great Plains :"Five Tribes" (mostly nomadic) 4. Midwest: Hopewell (permanent settlement) 5. NorthEast(NE) Iroquois Confederation 6. Atlantic Coast: Woodland mound buildings (permanent settlement) II. Contact among Europeans, Native americans, and Africans A. God 1. Renaissance and Ottoman Empire 2. Reformation fuels Protestant faith 3. Isabella and Ferdinand (Spanish Crown) defeat Moors(Arabians) B. Gold 1. New Trade Routes 2. Maritime Technology (possible and profitable now) a. Guns, sailing compass, shipbuilding, maps b. Printing Press­ aid in Protestant Reformation c. International Trade expands ­ Joint­stock companies >> Dutch ­ beginnings of Insurance for Maritime trade >> Dutch d. Slavery ­ mainly from African tribe leaders and Portuguese, but some  from Americas C. Glory 1.Explorers: John Cabot          >> England      Henry Hudson        >> Dutch      Jacques de Cartier  >> France      Samuel de Champlain >> France      Henry the Navigator >> Portuguese      Vasco de Gama       >> Spain      Ferdinand Magellan  >> Spain      Hernan Cortez       >> Spain      Fransisco Pizzaro   >> Spain 2. Nation's Rely on Revenue a. Portugal, Spain, England, France, Netherlands b. population growth, mineral wealth c. shift from Fuedalism* to Capitalism (to an extent) d. England: Henry VIII e. France: Wars of Religion ­Hugenots vs. Catholics


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