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history 1100

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history 1100 History 1100

Sandra Chrapah
Survey of American History to 1865
John Wigger

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Hi everyone, this are notes from the first week of lectures in history 1100. They have been typed to make reading and comprehension easy!!
Survey of American History to 1865
John Wigger
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Date Created: 08/29/15
History 1100 Columbus as a case study 0 Born in c1450 in Genoa Italy or in Spain 0 or maybe not 0 He was ambitious about becoming part of the nobilityHow to be rich and famous European expansion 0 the Black Death plague and hundred years war 13371453 devastated much of Europe 0 Population growth and commodity prices rebounded after c1450 o This growth continued into the 16th century Early exploration 0 Canary Islands colonised by spain C 1402 o Azores colonised by Portugal 15th century trade and exploration Voyages of Zheng He 0 Zheng He 1371 c to 143335 0 Court Eunich and a muslim in early Ming Dynasty 0 Seven voyages to India Africa Middle East 14051433 c 1405 fleet 317 ships 28000 crewmen Columbus s Theory 0 ateanh 0 It s a myth Greeks accurately measured the earth in 3rd century BC Charlemagne Holy Roman Empire 742814 0 Columbus underestimated the world s circumference by the third 16000 25000 Inventing the flat earth 0 The myth of a flat earth was invented in the 19th century 0 Fit the believe in progress and the triumph of science over religion 0 The founding of America represented progress and enlightenment c He never sailed around the world Justification of Columbus s Voyage 0 Quest for new islands 0 search for a new continent the antipodes opposite the US o Passage to Asia 0 Religious missions columbus was immersed in the 15th century millennialism including retaking of Jerusalem He claimed to hear a celestial voice He wrote the book of Prophecies Motivations for the journey to the new worlds 0 Adventures Conquistadors Jamestown Va mostly o Colonists or localists plymouth pilgrims Massachusetts Puritans o Missions Franciscans in the Southwest Jesuits in Canada First Settlers in North America 0 Indians of North America 0 population of Western Hemisphere about 5075 million in 1492 o 7 10 million North of Mexico Columbian Exchange Americans to Europe and Africa 0 Food crops Avocado maize beans peanuts cashew peppers pineapple potato sweet potatoes squashes and pumpkin tomatoes 0 Animals Dog one breed turkey goose guinea pig nutria Llama o Diseases syphilis Europe and Africa to America 0 Food Apple citrus fruit Asian rice banana coffee melon watermelon oats onion pea lentil root vegetables sugarcane wheat 0 Animals Cat cattle chicken dog donkey horse goat sheep honey bee pig 0 Disease Bubonic plague chickenpox smallpox cholera diphtheria gonorrhea influenza malaria measles measles mumps scarlet fever whooping cough yellow fever Impact of contact on Native Populations o Epidemic Disease four disease pool Africa Asia and the Americas European animal 0 forced labor As governor of hispaniola Columbus began enslaving the Tainos Indians 0 Native population of central Mexico fell from 25 million in 1520 to 850000 in 1608


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