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Americas Change

  1. 1. How the Americas Change<br />Hong Duong<br />
  2. 2. Americas 19th Century<br />Gold Rush in San Francisco brought new migration of the Chinese people.<br />Age of Independence: build states and societies.<br />Created new context in America<br />Build effective states, enjoy economic prosperity, and attain cultural cohesion<br />Building of America<br />Independence won from British – expand to West<br />Civil War 1860s due to slavery and rights of individual states.<br />
  3. 3. Americas 19th Century<br />15 million dollar purchase as a result of the Mexican War<br />California, Texas, New Mexico<br />Result of Civil War: <br />Emancipation Proclamation<br />US politically united<br />Enhanced authority of federal government<br />
  4. 4. The Little Ice Age<br />Climate change in the 16th Century envelopes the world in prolonged cold weather.<br />Farming became impossible which lead to famine, disease, and death of millions.<br />At first the weather was believed to have been punished by the God then later believed to be witchcraft.<br />In the 19th Century when the weather became warmer, farming of different crops, beer, violin, agriculture, and victories emerged.<br />
  5. 5. Frontiers of the Americas<br />Purchase of Louisiana was 15 million which encompasses 15 current states today.<br />Thomas Jefferson feared the France & Spain having power to block trade access to the port of New Orleans.<br />The purchase was much bigger than originally planned.<br />
  6. 6. Frontiers of the Americas<br />History of Native Indians lost as it was through words.<br />The past was discovered by those who went to college and studied Maximilian’s and Bodmer’s findings.<br />Maximilian zuWied-Neuwied<br />German Explorer<br />Studied the cultures of tribes and collected many specimen of flora and fauna.<br />Karl Bodmer<br />Swiss Painter<br />Accompanied Maximilian<br />Produced the most accurate painted images of Native Americans, their culture, and artifacts.<br />
  7. 7. Crossroads of Freedom<br />Death of nearly 25,000 soldiers on Sept 17, 1862 during the American Civil War.<br />Most believed that the destiny of the United States and the Confederate States is from the outcome of this war.<br />George McClellan : leadership and organizer of the Army of the Potomac. <br />Failure due to being perfectionist and non risk taker.<br />Relieved by President Lincoln for not able to function in capacities.<br />
  8. 8. Crossroads of Freedom<br />The Seven Days Battle<br />Fall of Richmond by the Fourth of July.<br />Southern despair to elation.<br />Northern was a big shock.<br />Aftermath believed to be the gloomiest.<br />Lincoln trying to revitalize the Union<br />Changed the course of the war in the long run.<br />General John Pope took command of the Army in Virginia.<br />Congress passed a militia act on July 17 into federal service for nine months and to draft them if failed to meet quota.<br />
  9. 9. Crossroads of Freedom<br />Frederick Douglass : black leader<br />Words echoed by Republicans of his comment about fighting half-hearted if to fight against slaveholders without fighting against slavery.<br />Lincoln agreed with the idea that the war was ground on which is freedom.<br />The proclamation was put off as a belief that the government may seem weak and a cry for help.<br />
  10. 10. Crossroads of Freedom<br />Victory in Antietam gave hope and elation to the country.<br />September 13th, Lincoln met with a delegation of Chicago bearing a petition for proclamation of emancipation.<br />January 1, 1863: Lincoln issued a warning to Confederate states to return to the Union otherwise their slaves shall be forever free.<br />Impact from the battle of Antietam and the Emancipation Proclamation only made one single impact abroad.<br />Antietam was recognized as the turning point of the war.<br />
  11. 11. Sources<br />Crossroads of Freedom by James M. McPherson<br />Little Ice Age Film<br />Frontiers of America Article<br />19th Century America Article<br />