NAME:___________________________________________________________________________ America: The Story of Us Episode 1: “Rebels” DIRECTIONS: Answer the following questions and also record 2-3 quotes on the back of the paper. 1. How long was the voyage by ship from Europe to America? 2. Within how many months of arrival did many European immigrants die?
Estimates by the Red Cross and the Texas Department of Public Safety counted 468 fatalities, 100 persons missing and never found, and approximately 3,500 injured. Property and product loss, including 1.5 million barrels of petroleum products, totaled almost $5.5 billion in 2003 dollars. Finally, two thousand townspeople were left without homes at least temporarily, after one third of the town’s 1,519 houses were condemned (Richardson, 2005). Texas City is located on the Texas Gulf Coast, in Galveston County (Stephens 1997). It is on the southwestern shore of Galveston Bay, just off the Gulf of Mexico.
"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. 2. 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: (1) legislative assemblies, (2) commerce, (3) religion. 3.
What was the "fundamental difference" between Columbus' voyage in 1492 and other Portuguese explorers of that time? 12. What did the Papal Bull of 1493 do for Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand of Spain? 13. How many days did it take to make a round trip from Spain to the Americas?
Over the years, the silt has been collecting in Lake Mead, the nation’s largest reservoir, and it is predicted that over the next few hundred years this lake will fill up with silt. This could threaten the entire Colorado River reservoir system. Just in the past 10 years, Lake Mead’s water levels have dropped by more than 100 feet and the basin is only half full. Something needs to be done to stop the trends and even
8) What was indentured servitude and how did it differ from the Latin labor system of the encomienda? 9) What were the exports (both foodstuffs and otherwise) that the French and British sought to acquire from North America? Study Guide 18 10) What impact did tobacco play in the New World trade? 11) What was the relationship between the sugar trade and the African slave trade in the West Indies? Why were indentured servants sometimes preferred over African slaves.
There was little food, new diseases, lots of quarreling between the settlers and they had many problems with the Indians (Document H). The colony was almost devastated before it had a chance to be settled. As a result, New England formed a much more religious society then the Chesapeake region. By the early 1600s, there was an estimated 1300 English colonists in the New World. In 1635, the ship's list of emigrants bound for New England, showed that the majority of travelers were part of a family or a servant coming with a family (Document B ).
All had representative assemblies Chapter 3 – Settling the Northern Colonies Pilgrims: Who; the most religious out of Puritans (Separatists) What; traveled for religious freedom When; arrived in New England in 1620 Where; from England Why; King James I chased them out because he feared that if they defy him as a spiritual leader, they would defy him as a political leader How; went to New England on the Mayflower Mayflower Compact; i. Purpose- for better “ordering and preservation”. They have to be unified to survive ii. Enact laws – by the body politic (majority vote) iii. Laws are just and equal iv. Promise to obey and submit Roger Williams Who; amiable and popular Salem minister with radical ideas; extreme Separatist What; threatened Puritan leaders – challenged them to cleanly cut ties with corrupt England and challenged legality Bay Colony’s charter (taking land from Indians w/o fair compensation) Denied authority of civil government to regulate religious behavior (treasonable act) When; 1630s Where; Massachusetts Bay Colony Why;
A member of the Separatist movement within Puritanism, in 1609 he left England and went to Holland seeking religious freedom. Finding a lack of economic opportunity there, in 1620 he helped organize an expedition of about 100 Pilgrims to the New World. He helped draft the Mayflower Compact aboard the group's ship, and he served as governor of the Plymouth Colony for all but five years from 1621 to 1656. He helped establish and foster the principles of self-government and religious freedom that characterized later American colonial government. His descriptive journal provides a unique source of information on both the voyage of the Mayflower and the challenges faced by the settlers.
Beginning in 1845 and lasting for six years, the potato famine killed over a million men, women and children in Ireland and caused another million to flee the country. Ireland in the mid-1800s was an agricultural nation, populated by eight million persons who were among the poorest people in the western world. Only about quarter