APUSH Unit 1
Answering every question on her study guide. The vocab can be found here: http://quizlet.com/25785295/apush-bailey-chapters-1-3-flash-cards/
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Describe the origin and development of the major Indian cultures of the Americas.
The first Natives were Nomadic Asians that migrated across the land bridge and spread thoughout the Americas. They developed into advanced cultures like the Incas in Peru, the Mayans in Central America and the Aztecs in Mexico
Explain the developments in Europe and Africa that led up to Colombus' voyages.
Spain desired a path across the Atlantic to the East Indies, so they had Colombus go.
Explain the changing social conditions, political developments, and new scientific discoveries that resulted in European voyages of discovery.
State the factors that caused the English to start late on colonization.
The War of the Roses, the English Civil War
Describe the development of the Jamestown colony from disastrous beginnings to its later prosperity.
On May 14, 1607, a group of roughly 100 members of a joint venture called the Virginia Company founded the first permanent English settlement in North America on the banks of the James River. Famine, disease and conflict with local Native American tribes in the first two years brought Jamestown to the brink of failure before the arrival of a new group of settlers and supplies in 1610. Tobacco became Virginia's first profitable export, and a period of peace followed the marriage of colonist John Rolfe to Pocahontas, the daughter of an Algonquian chief. During the 1620s, Jamestown expanded from the area around the original James Fort into a New Town built to the east; it remained the capital of the Virginia colony until 1699.
Describe the roles of Indians and African slaves in the early history of England's southern colonies.
indian slaves could not withstand the heat/cultivation like black slaves could, so they were the best to be used for the plantations.
Describe the changes in the economy and labor system in Virginia and the other Southern colonies.
once tobacco hit the market, the need for land and cheap labor expanded and grew. people didn't like using indentured servants because they feared they would revolt, so they began using slaves instead.
Describe the different motivations for immigration from Europe to the New World in the sixteenth century.
desire to leave behind the extremely class-based europe, primogeniture, wealth, religious freedom
Describe the Puritans and their beliefs and explain why they left England for the New World.
they believed the anglican church had to be cleansed of old catholic tradition, and in predestination, and that everyone should be able to read the bible and interpret it on their own. ideas like these made protestants uncomfortable, so they persecuted puritans, an the puritans fled.
Explain the basic governmental and religious practices of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, and how these practices shaped life in New England (consider dissent, expansion, political development).
the population was mostly puritan. only puritan freemen could vote, though the governors were elected. they would be the ones to kick out roger williams, who would found rhode island.
Describe and evaluate the changing relations between the English colonists and the Indians.
it was certainly never "let's kill all of them". depending on the area, there were quid pro quo arrangements, or one side was violent to the other.
Describe the central features of the New England and middle colonies, and compare and contrast how they differed from New England.
"Throughout the Colonial period, economic concerns had more to do with the settling of British North America than did religious concerns." Assess the validity of this statement with specific reference to economic and religious concerns.
This is true. There are only a few colonies one can think of that were founded because of religious reasons. The only ones that come to mind are MBC, Pennsylvania, Plymouth, and
"For the period before 1750, analyze the ways in which Britain's policy of salutary neglect influenced the development of American society as illustrated in the following. Legislative Assemblies, Commerce, Religion"
"Although New England and the Chesapeake region were both settled largely by people of English origin, by 1700 the regions had evolved into two distinct societies. Why did this difference in development occur?"
Analyze the impact of the Atlantic trade routes established in the mid-1600s on economic development in the British North American colonies. Consider the period 1650-1750.
Compare the ways in which religion shaped developments of colonial society (to 1740) in TWO of the following regions: New England, Chesapeake, Middle Atlantic
Compare and contrast the ways in which economic development affected politics in Massachusetts and Virginia in the period from 1607 to 1750.
Geography was the primary factor in shaping the development of the British colonies in North America. Assess the validity of this statement for the 1600s.
Analyze the differences between the Spanish settlements in the Southwest and the English colonies in New England in the 17th century in terms of TWO of the following: Politics, Religion, Economic Development