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Title: This Day in History


1
This Day in History
  • August 5th, 1884 - The cornerstone for the Statue
    of Liberty was placed.

2
Growth and Controlling the Colonies Chap 1-3
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  • I. Imperialism
  • Explore or Conquer?
  • 1. Mercantilism- Made mother country rich, care
    little for the colonies rights

4
  • II. Colonies Grow (Age of Imperialism begins)
  • A.1st Colonies
  • 1. 1565, Spain establishes St. Augustine (oldest
    European settlement in North America)

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  • 2. Jamestown (1607), 1st English Colony (1609 1st
    self-elected legislature in colonies, House of
    Burgesses.)
  • 3. 1608, France establishes 1st Colony, Quebec.

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  • B. Immigration (many countries)

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  • C. Immigrants
  • 1. indentured servants.(work for passage)

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  • 2. Slavery - Triangular trade increased need for
    labor (slave labor growing)

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This Day in history
  • Aug 6th, 1945 US drops atomic bomb on Hiroshima

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  • III. Enlightenment
  • John Locke
  • Social Theory(1690) people have natural rights
    by god, not by monarchs. (Natural Rights)
  • Right to overthrow Government if it does not
    protect rights.

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  • B. Montesquieu
  • 1. Separation of Powers (Checks and Balances.)

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  • C. Ben Franklin
  • Inventor
  • writer
  • Politician

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  • IV. Great Awakening
  • Rise of the Church
  • All men equal under god challenges authority.

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  • V. French and Indian War
  • Europe Conflict 1689-1748
  • War comes to colonies 1754-1763

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  • B. Tide of War
  • 1754-1757 even
  • 1758 English, cut off French shipping.
  • 1759 British capture Quebec

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  • C. Results (Treaty of Paris 1763)
  • 1. France loses all claims East of the
    Mississippi River. (including Canada)

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  • 2. GB is strongest country in the world.
  • 3. GB has huge debts.
  • 4. GB uses war as an excuse to increase control
    over the colonies. (trade, taxes, Proclamation of
    1763)
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