American Colonies Chart Colony(Region) | Year Founded | Founder | Original Purpose/Motivation | Religion | Government | Economics(how they made their $) | Significant Facts | Roanoke Colony( Southern ) | 1585 | Sir Walter Raleigh | Establish English colony in New World | | | | Colonists disappeared without a trace | Virginia( Southern ) | 1607 | John Smith | Trade and profits | Anglican | Royal | Tobacco | Founded as joint-stock company. House of Burgesses (1619). Only 60 of 1st 900 colonists survived. | MassachusettsPlymouth( New England ) | 1620 | William Bradford | Relgious freedom for separatist | Puritan | Corporate | Mixed farming | Mayflower Compact. Led by Bradford | MassachusettsMassachusetts Bay( New England ) | 1630 | John Winthrop | Religious freedom for puritans | puritans | Corporate | Mixed Farming, fishing, shipbuilding | 18,000 settles by 1642 | New Hampshire( New England ) | 1630 | John Mason | Escape for those constricted by religious and economic rules | puritan | Corporate then royal | Mixed Farming | Puritan harshness led settlers north and inland. | Maryland( Middle ) | 1634 | George Calvert | Religious freedom for catholics | Anglican after 1692 | proprietary | tobacco | Slow growing only 600 by 1650 | Connecticut( New England ) | 1636 | Thomas Hooker | Religious and economic freedom | puritan | corporate | Mixed farming | Leaders of Massachusetts asked Hooker and followers to leave | Rhode Island( New England )Delaware( Middle ) | 16361638 | Roger WilliamsPeter Minuit | Religious freedomTrade and Profits | Nonenone | Corporateproprietary | Mixed farming | Williams set up the most tolerant colonyEstablished by Sweden; taken by Dutch then English | North Carolina( Southern ) | 1653 | Group of
Mott, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony
* Argued that men and women were equal
Seneca Falls Convention (1848)
* Convention for womens rights.
* Still have convention there today
* This reform failed but led to 19th amendment
American Colonization Society
* Argued that slaves should be set free and colonized somewhere else.
* It was gradual. Ex. 1500 out of 4 million were set free
* Southerners went along with it so they…
average of 54 million people were living there
iv. Tribes like the Incas Mayans and Aztecs made there own civilizations and make towns with out and of the technology Europe at the time had
c. The earliest Americans
i. Agriculture, like corn growing accounted for the size of native Americans
ii. Corn help transform nomadic hunters into agriculture villagers
iii. The Pueblo people constructed irrigation systems
iv. The northern parts of Americas devolved later
v. The Mississippian settlement…
Dred Scott decision: -slave master brought Scott from slave state of Missouri to free state Illinois
ruled against by 5th amendment
Underground R/R- system of escape routes.
Nat Turner- attacked 4 plantations, killed about 60 whites. Eventually captured and killed.
Missouri Compromise- settlers in Missouri requested admission into the union
-behind leadership of henry clay.
-Under agreements Maine was admitted as a free state and Missouri as a slave state. -South of line slavery…
African Americans have made many strides in their history in the United States. Over the past 150 years, African Americans have made great advancements as a people in the US. Current situations in the U.S. have accentuated the African American’s struggle for Civil Rights that they have fought for in the past 150 years. Many say that the African American in the United States have not progressed and is still fighting the same battle as they did 150 years ago. In this paper, I will show that some struggles…
the California as I Saw It: First-Person Narratives of California’s Early Years, 1849-1900 collections from the American Memory Project. I chose this topic due to the unique history of the State of California, and my lack of knowledge about the state itself. California and its general importance to the union today lead me to choose this website in order to better understand its history.
The website itself contains several illustrations and photographs, as well as other primary sources such as diaries…
“American History X” Movie Review
In Venice Beach, “gangs are like a plague” says 16 year old Danny Vineyard who is currently in the process of being brainwashed into a neo-nazi. In “American History X” the main point begins when the principle tells Danny to write an essay on his older brother Derek, a skinhead who is in jail for killing two men, and former leader of a supremacist gang. His is supposed to write about how his brother’s actions and lifestyle now affects himself. In the movie he…
New York City political organization founded in 1786. Irish go a foothold in it.
3. A supporter of what group was probably behind the creation of this flag? Who are the "Native Americans" in the flag's inscription?
A: A supporter of anti-immigrant was probably behind the creation of this flag, the “Native Americans” are those early immigrants.
4. What is this device called? What does it do? How did it change America?
A: This is cotton gin, the machine can quickly and easily separates cotton…
Group 3 project draft copy the number of conflicts and solutions would
Be erased its just a draft. Solution 3 still in progress
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American History X Group 3 project
American History X touches on the root of American History problem division among different races and division within ourselves. This film manipulate your mind at least in the beginning into liking this white supremacy group called the skinheads but the deeper you…
The history of the United States as covered in American schools and universities typically begins with either Christopher Columbus's 1492 voyage to the Americas or with the prehistory of the Native peoples, with the latter approach having become increasingly common in recent decades.
Indigenous peoples lived in what is now the United States for thousands of years and developed complex cultures before European colonists began to arrive, mostly from England, after 1600. The Spanish had early settlements…
body, and then a conclusion.
1. In John Gast’s picture “American Progress”, he created a scene of overall progress. Does this adequately describe American history in the period that we covered? Does it apply equally to all groups in American society? Why/why not?
2. The West was often described as a land of opportunity for many Americans after the civil war. How accurate was this statement? What kind of conditions did many Americans encounter there and how did this lifestyle affect them?…