How the Americas Change: The Long 19th Century<br />Tiffany Jacobs<br />HIST 141 #71154<br />
The Little Ice Age<br />14th-19th centuries: Little Ice Age<br />Began around 1300, near dawn of 14th century<br />Period ...
Volatility of climate affected French Revolution, American Revolution, French-Spanish wars </li></ul>Tiffany Jacobs<br />H...
Frontiers of Americas<br />The North American Frontier was shaped by:<br />The Louisiana Purchase<br />In 1803 purchased 2...
Frontiers of Americas<br />The South American Frontier<br />Violence was used for power, status, and to show manliness<br ...
Crossroads Of Freedom<br />Crossroads of Freedom seem to exist on battlefields<br />The U.S. crossroads were found there t...
Crossroads Of Freedom<br />Civil War was passionate!<br /> Fight between the Northern and Southern States of the U.S.<br /...
Crossroads Of Freedom<br />British government was working behind the scenes<br />Hoped to garner a peace deal between the ...
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How the Americas Change

  1. 1. How the Americas Change: The Long 19th Century<br />Tiffany Jacobs<br />HIST 141 #71154<br />
  2. 2. The Little Ice Age<br />14th-19th centuries: Little Ice Age<br />Began around 1300, near dawn of 14th century<br />Period of reduced global temperatures<br />Drop of 2-3 degrees Centigrade; 4 degrees Fahrenheit cooler<br />An era of cataclysmic events<br />It wasn’t the decrease in temperature that created the problem<br />It was the change from what was<br />considered normal that was devastating<br />Reshaped world and affected significant historical events<br /><ul><li>Millions of people died as a direct and indirect result of the Little Ice Age
  3. 3. Volatility of climate affected French Revolution, American Revolution, French-Spanish wars </li></ul>Tiffany Jacobs<br />HIST 141 #71154<br />
  4. 4. Frontiers of Americas<br />The North American Frontier was shaped by:<br />The Louisiana Purchase<br />In 1803 purchased 282,800 square miles from France for 60 million francs plus COD worth 18 million francs<br />Doubled the size of the US<br />Occurred during presidency of Thomas Jefferson<br />He allowed slavery in the new territory which laid the groundwork for the Civil War<br />The Haitian Revolution<br />From 1791 to 1804<br />Culminated in the ending of slavery there &founding of the Haitian republic<br />Permanent change for independence<br />Occurred at the same time Jefferson allowed slavery in the Louisiana Territory<br />Documented by German aristocrat Prince MaximiliianzuWied-Neuwied<br />Illustrated by Swiss artist Karl Bodmer<br />Tiffany Jacobs<br />HIST 141 #71154<br />
  5. 5. Frontiers of Americas<br />The South American Frontier<br />Violence was used for power, status, and to show manliness<br />Conflicts could end in death – gang mentality<br />To avoid public humiliation, you might kill your insulter<br />Save ammo, slaughtered each other in humiliating fashion, like a cow<br />Carlota Lucia de Brito<br />Woman involved in politics who order the assassination of an opponent<br />While trying to remain independent and buck the system, she ultimately was still dependent on the men around her<br />Politics were centered around families, like the mob<br />30 yr. cycle of droughts perpetuated migration<br />This story is unreal and outshines modern day soap operas<br />Population had to be resilient and adapt to the perpetually changed government, rulers, climate, and source of income/sustenance <br />Tiffany Jacobs<br />HIST 141 #71154<br />
  6. 6. Crossroads Of Freedom<br />Crossroads of Freedom seem to exist on battlefields<br />The U.S. crossroads were found there too<br />Revolutionary War<br />The War of 1812<br />The Spanish American War<br />The Civil War<br />Gettysburg<br />The Seven Days Battles<br />The Battle of Second Manassas – Bull Run<br />The Battle of Antietam<br />Tiffany Jacobs<br />HIST 141 #71154<br />
  7. 7. Crossroads Of Freedom<br />Civil War was passionate!<br /> Fight between the Northern and Southern States of the U.S.<br />South fought for states rights and slavery<br />The war was sparked by election of Lincoln<br />There were long, bloody battles<br />They were fought in towns, fields<br />It was “brother against brother”<br />Tiffany Jacobs<br />HIST 141 #71154<br />
  8. 8. Crossroads Of Freedom<br />British government was working behind the scenes<br />Hoped to garner a peace deal between the north and south<br />Probably saw it as an opportunity to regain some control of U.S.<br />They were going to recognize the Confederacy to facilitate peace between North and South<br />Battle of Antietam was the critical point in the war<br />Leading up to it was a string of defeats for the North<br />By September of 1862, the union was at risk of collapse<br />September 17, 1862 remains the single bloodiest/deadliest day in American history<br />6300-6500 Confederate and Union soldiers were killed or fatally wounded in village of Sharpsburg, Maryland<br />15000 more were wounded, many would lose arms and/or legs<br />Tiffany Jacobs<br />HIST 141 #71154<br />
  9. 9. Crossroads Of Freedom<br />Critical day of battles between Antietam Creek and the Potomac River<br />The win restored faith for the North<br />Eliminated the British’s hopes of meddling in the U.S. peace<br />Emancipation proclamation was delivered by Lincoln<br />Simultaneously changed the tide of the war<br />Brought victory for the north<br />Brought an end to slavery<br />Brought unification back to the Union<br />Tiffany Jacobs<br />HIST 141 #71154<br />

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