A Difficult Past By Miguel Cardenas

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A Difficult Past By Miguel Cardenas

  1. 1. A Difficult Past - How The Americas Change<br />Created By: Miguel Cardenas<br />
  2. 2. Americas in the 19th century<br />The Chinese were very poor in the 19th century and when they heard the promise of gold in California they took the chance by coming here.<br />Most of the Chinese that came to America did not do well but most of them had the opportunity to open a restaurant or start a business.<br />
  3. 3. Americas in the 19th century<br />Native American's had a difficult time.<br />New states were added rapidly.<br />America became a place for people who were looking for a new start.<br />In Latin American elites concentrated on claiming land in the Americas for farming ranching.<br />
  4. 4. The little Ice Age<br /><ul><li>The Little Ice Age had a lot of affects in the world.
  5. 5. It was cold but unlike the previous Ice Age.
  6. 6. The Little Ice Age lasted from the 16th-19th century.
  7. 7. The Little Ice Age killed millions of people.
  8. 8. The troops of Napoléon suffered great losses because of cold weather after invading Russia.</li></li></ul><li>Frontiers of the Americas<br />America wanted access to ports but the president did not want war.<br />The Louisiana territories included large amounts of land that now is several of states.<br />In 1682 Louisiana is claimed in the name of fame and its considered a worthless piece of land.<br />
  9. 9. Frontiers of the Americas 2<br />In 1832 prince Maximilian ZuWiedembarked to explore the west. <br />He documented his travels like no one had done it before.<br />Thousands of samples and artifacts were collected.<br />But much of what they documented no longer exists.<br />Karl Bodmerbecome a very talented artist.<br />
  10. 10. Crossroads to Freedom<br />The battle on Tietamhappened on Sep 17,1862.<br />Between 6,300 and 6,500 Americans lost their lives and 15,000 were wounded.<br />In 1862 it appeared that the south was winning the war between the states sothe union started drafting more men to fight<br />
  11. 11. Crossroads to FreedomContinued<br />An entire Mexican Navy was captured.<br />9000 men were injured the first day General McClellan is to slow to give orders.<br />South is willing to sacrifice slavery to in list black officers.<br />Days after the battle Lincoln issues the anticipation to end slavery.<br />
  12. 12. Crossroads to Freedom - General George B.<br />Know as the young Napoleon.<br />He disliked Lincoln.<br />Was placed in command of the Potomac army when he was 34 years old.<br />Officers doubt Maclellan’sability to lead.<br />
  13. 13. Crossroads to Freedom- Ulisses S.<br />One of the most honored and respected military leaders in U.S. history <br />He never even wanted a military career.<br />He acted quickly.<br />He brought the final blows and the final surrenders to the confederates.<br />

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