3 What Motivated Europeans to Come to America European colonist gambled on having better lives--origin of the American DreamEuropeans experienced generations of survival difficulties;walls surrounded most European cities to protect them from outside attacks,disease was rampant, resulting in early death,riots,burnings at the stake,combat sieges and sacks of towns.They came well prepared by their life in the Old World to do what was needed to survive in America.They wanted land to build more communities to create a ‘New England’, and only the Indians stood in their way Kent L. Kippelman with R. Lee Goodhart, 2005
4 Cultural Foundations of Dominance and Oppression in United States European colonists in America encourages oppressive attitudes and actions toward those who were different for survival.Oppressive colonial attitudes and actions were reinforced in response to ethnic and religious diversity contributed by subsequent waves of immigration.Eastern EuropeansSouthern EuropeanReligious diversityCatholicsJewishAtheist.Early American culture fostered oppression aids that were the impetus in understanding how anti-oppressive attitudes and actions were promoted in response throughout historyKent L. Kippelman with R. Lee Goodhart, 2005
7 Anglo-Saxon Definition: White Anglo-Saxon Protestant Noun: A White Protestant of Anglo-Saxon ancestry [syn: WASP, white Anglo-Saxton Protestant]The history of Anglo-Saxon England must be considered in three stages:the pagan period from the settlement to the Augustinian missionThe establishment of EnglandThe Scandinavian ear.Roman government bequeathed a legacy of Roman institutions to Britain. The Romanized native population struggled for a short time to preserve its individuality and to retain its civilization,The newcomers, came from three very powerful nations of Germans: namely the Saxon, The Angles and the Jutes.Angles--Germanic people whose homeland is located on the central and southern parts of the Jutland peninsula.Saxons--Germanic people whose homeland is located in Northern German coastal plans, and between the rivers of Elbe and WeserAnglo-Saxon--Name given to distinguish the barbarian settlers of Britain, ‘ The English Saxon:
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