CULTURE Colonial; individual separate laws and cultures Westernized Enlightened thinking Rapid Spread of European diseases Decimation of native peoples Large slave population Piracy in the Caribbean (I laughed too hard at this, basically high on pain medication atm)
INTERACTIONS WITH OTHER CULTURES 1492 Columbus reaches the Caribbean Islands French and Indian Wars Slave trade with Africa Goods made from American raw materials with Europe Colombian Exchange Introduction of large domestic animals
COMPARISONS Mr. Cullen I am on pain medication. What do you mean comparisons? With what? Other regions? Like other regions, North America was a region being colonized by western European countries. The French colonies were native friendly, while the British colonies were not.
CONTINUITIES Staple crops were still produced i.e. corn, potatoes Trade with mother countries
CHANGES North America started as bands of tribal people. Europeans came in and colonized, all while ridding North America of the indigenous people.
POLITICS American Revolution- (1765- 1783) U.S. formed Constitution Democracy Imperialist Emancipation Proclamation Monroe Doctrine (1823)
ECONOMY Emancipation Proclamation Industrial Based World Trade Cotton/Tobacco Exporting Goods Coal/Iron North American Free Trade Agreement
RELIGION U.S.- monotheistic Christianity Separation of Church/State Second Great Awakening Jesuits try to convert natives
CULTURE Industrial Revolution Poor living space, harsh work conditions, overcrowded factories/cities Feminists emerge but still very little Affectionate Nuclear family
INTERACTIONS WITH OTHER CULTURES Age of Revolutions Intervened in Mexican War of Independence Louisiana Purchase from France Spanish develop missions
COMPARISONS As part of the Western world, North America also industrialized, North America participated in world trade along with other regions. Just as many other westernized areas were doing, slavery was abolished in most of North America.
CONTINUITIES Agriculture Immigration Global trade/economy
CHANGES Industrialization Urbanization U.S. Civil War (slavery) Exporting coal and iron Families become affectionate
POLITICS Democracy Imperialistic/Capitalistic World Wars I and II Propoganda Civil Rights Movement
ECONOMY Great Depression North American Free Trade Agreement U.S. seen as economic powerhouse
RELIGION Religious Freedom Large Christian population People read and interpreted the bible for themselves Separation of church/state
CULTURE Rise in: birth rates, vacationing, Women’s right Civil Right’s Movement Feminism Education, voting rights, etc. Vacationing Diverse Nationalities Terrorism
INTERACTIONS WITH OTHER CULTURES North American Free Trade Agreement Extensive Chinese imports World Wars I and II Terrorism
COMPARISONS North America is a region filled with freedoms such as religious, speech and press. Like most of the world, North America went through the Great Depression. Unlike Britain and the French, the U.S. was never a monarchy.
CONTINUITIES Agriculture Immigration Industrialization Urbanization Still mostly Christian, along with religious freeeeedom
CHANGES Imperialism Scientific ideas are more widely accepted Darwinism Feminists gain ground Civil Rights