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The first Americans were a group of settlers from England coming to America in the name of King James I but the colony suffered misfortune from disease.

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2 The first Americans were a group of settlers from England coming to America in the name of King James I but the colony suffered misfortune from disease and angered natives. The first Americans were a group of settlers from England coming to America in the name of King James I but the colony suffered misfortune from disease and angered natives.

3 Europeans explored for all kinds of reasons To find a route to Asia To find a route to Asia To find gold, silver etc. To find gold, silver etc. To expand their knowledge of the world To expand their knowledge of the world To control a larger empire To control a larger empire To expand religion To expand religion To find animal furs To find animal furs

4 Europeans had both negative and positive results towards Native Americans. Some positive aspects include the trade of furs, weapons, animals, spices and food. Some negative aspects include the transferring of diseases, slavery, uneccessary casualties, enforced belief of religion, and the takings of territories of Native Americans.

5 The Most colonies were held by England but a number of colonies were held by the Spanish and French. He English had Jamestown the French had the Louisiana Purchase and the Spanish had the area that is now Florida The Most colonies were held by England but a number of colonies were held by the Spanish and French. He English had Jamestown the French had the Louisiana Purchase and the Spanish had the area that is now Florida

6 From British settlers wanted land from French territory but were refused, they also wanted to take over the fur trade in the French territory. Having violence break out, The French formed and alliance with local Native Americans promising them land for their loyalty From British settlers wanted land from French territory but were refused, they also wanted to take over the fur trade in the French territory. Having violence break out, The French formed and alliance with local Native Americans promising them land for their loyalty

7 The British were enforcing taxes on glass, sugar, housing, stamps and most everyday items. Besides that violence continuously broke out between settlers and British troops

8 The founding fathers include George Washington, John Adam, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, Benjamin Franklin, Samuel Adams, Thomas Paine, Patrick Henry, Alexander Hamilton, and Gouverneur Morris

9 Though the British were trained to fight and had better equipment American troops were untrained outclassed and outnumbered But had the fighting spirit and strategy

10 George W. Washington was the first president of the U.S.A and using Congress formed the 3 government branches Judicial, Executive, and Legislative that enforce laws, make and decide laws, and handle those who break them

11 Thomas Jefferson Made a heavily controversial decision when in 1803 he purchased the Louisianna Purchase from Napolean Bonaparte Ruler of France at the time.

12 The United States acquired States new territories wanting to become states From Texas, Dakota, Washington, and New Mexico

13 The Civil War was caused by the division of the north and south parts of the U.S.A the Union and the Confederate states of America because of whether or not they thought slavery was justified.

14 African Americans after the Civil War African American citizens were allowed to work at different jobs with slavery or violence. Though they werent considered as equal they were now free ciitizens of the U.S.A

15 World War I or the Great War was started due to an Assassination of an important royal diplomat and secret alliances between Germany, Turkey, and Austria-Hungary against Serbia, Russia, and England World War I or the Great War was started due to an Assassination of an important royal diplomat and secret alliances between Germany, Turkey, and Austria-Hungary against Serbia, Russia, and England

16 The Great Depression was caused by people relying heavily on the stock market And not being able to afford things they buy and going into debt and not being able to pay it back then the stock market crashed and everything became worse debt got hire banks closed and homes foreclosed

17 World War II was caused by the depression of Germany who had to pay for the war. Germany used Jewish people and Romas as scapegoats and started the anti-zionist regime and took over Germany. At the same time Japan, Germany, and Italy left the League of Nations. Germany then proceeded to take over areas in central Europe. After Germany And Italy formed the pact of steel Italy took Albania and took over a portion of Africa. When Japan joined they proceeded to take over southeast Asia and threatened Australia.

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