As early as the beginning of the 16th Century, French expeditions to the New World had already begun. They hoped to settle in Brazil and Florida but the Spanish quickly booted them out of those regions. France also hoped to seek territory in the Americas for a place that certain religious groups could settle. In 1562, Jean Ribault and 150 Protestants from Normandy were finally able to establish a settlement on Parris Island in South Carolina. However, when the colony failed, other French expeditions settled further south in Florida and made friendly ties with the local Indians.
In the 19th centurie European imperialism Forced its countries to split up the rest of the world each country Getting small parts of it. because of its large amounts of resources. Africa was one of the areas in which European nations made colonies. Imperialism in Africa had both positive and negative results not only for the Africans in the colonies but the European colonizers also Some positive effects on Africans were that they were provided with security and new technology. Some negative effects were the Africans lost their freedom and slavery.
In 1610 the Dutch set him off again to find his rout to the North Pole but when mutiny started on his ship. It forced him to turn around and head west to find a shorter rout to china, so he can trade his items for the spices in china. Henry Hudson’s famous discovery was the Hudson River. He was coming west from Amsterdam on his way to china to trade. Hudson sailed into New York's harbor on September 3, 1610 and noted what an excellent harbor it was.
Soon after, other groups of Europeans started coming to America and that created the other twelve colonies. These Europeans ran into some if the same problems as the Spaniards did. These problems lead them to the establishment of black slavery in the colonies. Three main reasons the Europeans resulted to slavery in the American colonies was, insufficient labor supply struggle with diseases, and indentured servants becoming too costly. Tobacco was the number one the cash crop of in Virginia.
Ten years ago from September, the citizens of New York and the world woke up to the news that a hijacked airplane had destroyed the World Trade Center and the Twin Towers, symbols of American pride and strength. Reactions, support, and consternation were felt across the world with all foreign countries pledging aid and support to the US in its' time of need. Since then, the world has never been the same. The repercussions of 9/11 include increased security, racial profiling, and the entering of the War on Terror. An Islamic terrorist group called Al Qaeda, led by Osama bin Laden, brought on 9/11.
Henry Hudson was an English explorer that worked for both the English and the Dutch. In 1607 and 1608, Hudson led two failed voyages in search of a northeast passage to Asia, but he was able to learn more about Spitsbergen and the eastern coast of Greenland. In 1609, the Dutch East India Company asked Hudson to search again, but with the passage blocked by ice he was forced to change plans. With the help of Captain John Smith who he had been in contact with and also had received maps from, Hudson explored toward New York Bay. He traveled down the river now named the Hudson River to present day Albany.2 In 1614; merchants established Fort Orange and Holland chartered the West India Company.
Because the disease wiped out so much of the population, the Columbian exchange inadvertently changed many economic aspects of the Americas. There were labor shortages throughout the Americas which is one factor that contributes to the use of slaves later on. With the exchange, also came new crops. Columbus brought food grains commonly found in Europe because he wanted them to grow in the Americas as well. He brought wheat, barley, rye, and other food grains.
September 11, 2001 (9/11) was the first time American’s had experienced an act of terrorism at such an intense level. Fourteen minutes before 9 a.m. a commercial passenger airplane crashed into the North Tower of the World Trade Center (WTC). The second plane crashed into the South Tower at about 9:03 a.m. At about 9:43 a.m. an aircraft crashed into the Pentagon and shortly after 10 a.m. both WTC towers collapsed. The fourth plane was brought down in rural Pennsylvania. Americans everywhere were angry, fearful, and heartrending.
Gama found the water route to asia C. Columbus - first to have the idea that if you sail to the west u arrive at the east 1.1484-- NObody gives him the money for his journey 2. Given the expedition by Spain 3. Sets up the first island in Americas a. discovered all the carribeans b. exploiting everyone 4. Amerigo Vespichi discovered a lot of N America -- the name comes from him II Conquistadors 1500 A. treay of trotilise-- the break up spain and portugal being able to only search one area ( Africa & The Americas)
A SHORT HISTORY OF THE USA By Tim Lambert PART ONE COLONIAL AMERICA THE FIRST COLONIES IN NORTH AMERICA The first Europeans to establish colonies in North America were the Spanish. In 1526 a Spaniard called Lucas Vazquez de Ayllon attempted to found a colony in Carolina. (He also brought the first black slaves to North America). However the attempt failed. Many Spaniards died of disease and the survivors abandoned the colony.