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Varela: US History

fuck this shit

French and Indian war french/ native Americans vs. british
sugar act parliament passed- tried to reduce smuggling in colonies
stamp act parliament passed- made colonists pay direct tax on printed items(wills, deeds, newspapers, and other printed materials)
natural rights life, liberty, property
Thomas Jefferson Washington's secretary of state wrote Declaration of Independence
Enlightenment impact of enlightenment in America
American revolution British colonies in north America grew during 1700- more people and more money
articles of confederation gave the states too much power, which was a problem
great compromise 2 house legislative first house (senate): equal representation second house (house of reps.) : reps. based on population
3/5 compromise 3/5 of states' slaves would be counted into population
anti federalists against constitution b/c it didn't protect rights of people supported adding bill of rights to Constitution
federalists supported constitution
constitutional convention 1774 colonists reaction to the intolerable act
native Americans traded with French and fought with them against the British
Dawes act congress 1887 goal was Americanize native Americans
wounded knee 1890; south Dakota 7th Calvary (Custer) took 350 Sioux to wounded knee creek
Americanization assimilate people of other cultures to dominant culture
great awakening religious revivals that tried to restore intensity and dedication of puritan church
2nd great awakening 1790's to 1830's christian movement- awaken religious sentiments revive religious faith through preaching
industrial revolution causes: natural resources, government support for businesses, increase in population (cheat labor, new products)
during the industrial revolution worker faced *children working long hours *lack of protective supplies *lack of family cohesiveness
Spanish missions many Spanish came to the NA in search of gold opened in Texas and California
puritans wanted a moral society
slavery increased dramatically in south in 1600's because of agricultural labor
abolition freedom of slaves
Seneca falls convention women's rights conventional in NY
manifest destiny belief the US would expand westward to pacific ocean into Mexico territory
emancipation proclamation did not end slavery- it was a declaration with the goal of freeing the slaves in the confederacy during the civil war
pres. Lincoln reconstruction wanted a stronger party in the south
radical republicans those opposed to Lincoln's reconstruction led by Sumner and Stevens
Freedman's Bureau organization set up to provide food, clothing, education, medical and legal protection to former slaves and poor whites in south
reconstruction short period where the country rebuilt itself by integrating former confederate states back into the union- after the civil war
2 goals of reconstruction 1. integrate former confederate states into the union- rebuilt the south 2. integrate former slaves into American society
robber barons tactics used by Rockefeller and other selling products at low prices to get rid of competitions, then hiking prices up
captains of industry Rockefeller: standard oil Co.
Created by: billy van patten



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