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  • 1. The Founding ofthe United States of America
  • 2. Routes of the First Americans
  • 3. Major Indian Groups and Culture Areas in the 1600s
  • 4. Voyages of European Exploration
  • 5. English Migration: 1610-1660
  • 6. The Atlantic Slave Trade, 1619-1760
  • 7. Goods Traded with Africa
  • 8. • 1600s – about 1000 Africans per year• 1700s - 5.5 million transported to the Americas• By 1860 - 11 million• Before 1831, more Africans than Europeans came to the Americas
  • 9. Reasons for European Migration in 1600s
  • 10. Four Colonial Subcultures 1. Chesapeake 2. New England 3. Middle Colonies 4. Southern Colonies
  • 11. The Northern (New England) Colonies : Geography: Shorter Rocky Soil Growing Lots of Season harbors Cultural Adaptations : Cities Small farms Fishing/ (family) Shipbuilding Churches Schools Businesses Town Mtgs
  • 12. Cultural Adaptations Fewer Cities, Churches, & Schools Large Farms/ Cash Crops Spread out on land SlaveryLonger Few harborssummers Fertile Soil Geography: The Southern Colonies :
  • 13. Early ColonialTobacco1618: VA produces 20,000 lbs. oftobacco1622: 60,000 lbs.1627: 500,000 lbs.1629: 1,500,000 lbs.
  • 14. Tobacco Prices:1618-1710
  • 15. Colonizationof Maryland
  • 16. ColonizingNewEngland
  • 17. NewEnglandSpreads Out
  • 18. New England Colonies, 1650
  • 19. Characteristics of New England Settlements Low mortality  life expectancy about 70 Large, extended families; avg. 6 children per family. Avg. age at marriage:  Women – 22 years old  Men – 27 years old.
  • 20. PopulationComparisons:New England v. Chesapeake
  • 21. Boston: “A City on a Hill”• “beacon of righteousness” to the world• 1630-1640—16,000 immigrated, usually as families• Church attendance required, but membership not automatic• Government by elected representatives responsible to God; all adult male church members could vote
  • 22. Provincial Cities• Only ~ 5% of pop!• Five largest cities: Boston, Newport, New York, Philadelphia, and Charles Town• Economies = commerce, not manufacturing• English culture, fashion, and architecture
  • 23. Urban Population Growth 1650 - 1775
  • 24. Population of the New England Colonies
  • 25. NewNetherlandsandNewSweden
  • 26. MiddleColonies, 1 685
  • 27. New York Manors &Land GrantsPatroonships
  • 28. Duke of York’sOriginalCharter
  • 29. The Southern Colonies
  • 30. Port of Charles Town, SC Busiest port in South Aristocratic feel Religious toleration attracted diverse inhabitants
  • 31. Rice & Indigo Exportsfrom SC & GA: 1698-1775
  • 32. The Emergence of North Carolina• VA = aristocratic planters and Church of England• Dissenters moved south to Carolina  Poor farmers, little need for slaves  Religious dissenters• Early North Carolinians:  Strong resistance to authority, hospitable to pirates  Irreligious• 1712  NC officially separated from SC
  • 33. Georgia--The “Buffer” Colony
  • 34. Distribution of Immigrants 1700-1750: colonial pop. from 250,000 to 2 m.+
  • 35. North America in 1750
  • 36. Seven Years’ War, 1756–1763
  • 37. North America in 1763
  • 38. Major Wars, 1689–1763
  • 39. Rule Britannia?• Most Americans bound to England in 1763• Ties included British culture, consumer goods, religion, military victories• Americans thought of themselves as partners in Empire• To British, “American” equaled “not quite English”
  • 40. Colonial Products and Trade
  • 41. The Spanish Borderlands, ca. 1770
  • 42. George Grenville’s Program, 1763-17651. Sugar Act - 17642. Quartering Act - 17653. Stamp Act - 1765
  • 43. The Boston Massacre (March 5,1770)
  • 44. Boston Tea Party (1773)
  • 45. The Quebec Act (1774)
  • 46. First Continental Congress (1774)Agenda  How to respond to the Coercive Acts & the Quebec Act?
  • 47. The Shot Heard ’Round the World! Lexington & Concord – April 18,1775
  • 48. Thomas Paine: Common Sense
  • 49. Declaration of Independence July 4, 1776
  • 50. Independence Hall
  • 51. The American Revolution, 1775–1781
  • 52. North America After the Treaty of Paris, 1783
  • 53. The United States in 1787
  • 54. Weaknesses of theArticles of Confederation A unicameral Congress [9 of 13 votes to pass a law]. 13 out of 13 to amend. Representatives were frequently absent. Could not tax or raise armies. No executive or judicial branches.
  • 55. Underlying Principles of the US Constitution• Popular Sovereignty (people power)• Limited, Representative Government• Federalism (literally, united states)• Separation of Powers (to avoid dictatorship)• Checks and Balances (to avoid dictatorship)• Individual Rights (to protect citizens from gov.)• Flexibility (change with the times)

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