American Colonies<br />Various Chapters and Subjects of InterestTerry Onley<br />
Men and Money<br />After the “Glorious Revolution”,England spent huge amounts of moneyon the war with France. The military...
Pirates!<br />A merry Life, and a short one…<br />At the end of the 17th Century, theBritish reassessed their formerlenien...
Goods<br />Alexander Hamilton thought that Luxuryshould be confined to the Rich alone…What a jerk! The proliferation of re...
Revivals!<br />Big stuff in the early 18th Century;<br />Fire and Brimstone and the promise of Heaven… search yoursouls. B...
Horses and Guns<br />The introduction of guns and horses to the aboriginal population changed their livesforever…   war an...
Missions<br />Ahh, the lovely,idyllic Missionsof California…<br />Where the good Franciscan Brothersconverted and enslaved...
Men and Money<br />Goods<br />Pirates!!<br />The aristocratic descendents of Alexander Hamiltoninextricably entwined these...
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  1. 1. American Colonies<br />Various Chapters and Subjects of InterestTerry Onley<br />
  2. 2. Men and Money<br />After the “Glorious Revolution”,England spent huge amounts of moneyon the war with France. The militarygrew to unprecedented proportions.All that money had to come from somewhere…<br />More Taxes!!<br />Sowing the seeds of discontent…<br />
  3. 3. Pirates!<br />A merry Life, and a short one…<br />At the end of the 17th Century, theBritish reassessed their formerlenient (they authorized the pirate’sendeavors) stance on piracy.The pirates began to look like liabilities to successful empire.<br />Buried Treasure!<br />
  4. 4. Goods<br />Alexander Hamilton thought that Luxuryshould be confined to the Rich alone…What a jerk! The proliferation of reasonably priced consumer goods in the colonies allowed many less thanwealthy folk to enjoy unseemly luxuries.<br />Nice looking-glass, Alice!<br /> You’d have thought they would havepreferred the crummy stuff…<br />
  5. 5. Revivals!<br />Big stuff in the early 18th Century;<br />Fire and Brimstone and the promise of Heaven… search yoursouls. Brothers and Sisters, are yousaved, or are you gonna burn in Hell for ETERNITY?!?!<br />Whitefield preaching…<br />
  6. 6. Horses and Guns<br />The introduction of guns and horses to the aboriginal population changed their livesforever… war and hunting became at thesame time easier, and in the case of war, far more deadly.<br />Lots easier to make raids onthe settlers villages, too.<br />Guns became a life-or-death necessity.<br />OOPS!!<br />
  7. 7. Missions<br />Ahh, the lovely,idyllic Missionsof California…<br />Where the good Franciscan Brothersconverted and enslaved the localIndians, creating a legacy of hatredand distrust that endures to this day…<br />
  8. 8. Men and Money<br />Goods<br />Pirates!!<br />The aristocratic descendents of Alexander Hamiltoninextricably entwined these…<br />Of course, most of these topicsare still with us in the present…<br />The End<br />Revivals!<br />Hmmm… I’ll have to get back to you on this one.<br />TV evangelists! Moonies!<br />Missions<br />Horses and Guns<br />

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