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1 NORTH AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN A Trip through History

2 NORTH AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN

3 EARLY MODERN TIME PERIOD;

4 POLITICS  Colonial Territories controlled by Europeans  Conquest and Exploration Britain and France claim North America  French and Indian War

5 ECONOMY  Exports/Trade Triangle Trade- Europe, Africa, America  Global Economy  Slaves- main source of labor  Mercantilism Capitalism Europe; Textiles Africa; slaves America; Tabacco/cotton

6 RELIGION  Monotheistic Catholic Protestant Puritan  Natives- Animistic Polytheistic

7 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)

8 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

9 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.

10 CONTINUITIES  Staple crops were still produced i.e. corn, potatoes  Trade with mother countries

11 CHANGES  North America started as bands of tribal people.  Europeans came in and colonized, all while ridding North America of the indigenous people.

12 INDUSTRIAL AGE;

13 POLITICS  American Revolution- ( ) U.S. formed Constitution Democracy  Imperialist  Emancipation Proclamation  Monroe Doctrine (1823)

14 ECONOMY  Emancipation Proclamation  Industrial Based  World Trade Cotton/Tobacco  Exporting Goods Coal/Iron  North American Free Trade Agreement

15 RELIGION  U.S.- monotheistic Christianity  Separation of Church/State  Second Great Awakening  Jesuits try to convert natives

16 CULTURE  Industrial Revolution Poor living space, harsh work conditions, overcrowded factories/cities  Feminists emerge but still very little  Affectionate Nuclear family

17 INTERACTIONS WITH OTHER CULTURES  Age of Revolutions  Intervened in Mexican War of Independence  Louisiana Purchase from France  Spanish develop missions

18 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.

19 CONTINUITIES  Agriculture  Immigration  Global trade/economy

20 CHANGES  Industrialization Urbanization  U.S. Civil War (slavery)  Exporting coal and iron  Families become affectionate

21 MODERN TIME PERIOD;

22 POLITICS  Democracy  Imperialistic/Capitalistic  World Wars I and II Propoganda  Civil Rights Movement

23 ECONOMY  Great Depression  North American Free Trade Agreement  U.S. seen as economic powerhouse

24 RELIGION  Religious Freedom  Large Christian population  People read and interpreted the bible for themselves  Separation of church/state

25 CULTURE  Rise in: birth rates, vacationing, Women’s right  Civil Right’s Movement  Feminism Education, voting rights, etc.  Vacationing  Diverse Nationalities  Terrorism

26 INTERACTIONS WITH OTHER CULTURES  North American Free Trade Agreement  Extensive Chinese imports  World Wars I and II  Terrorism

27 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.

28 CONTINUITIES  Agriculture  Immigration  Industrialization Urbanization  Still mostly Christian, along with religious freeeeedom

29 CHANGES  Imperialism  Scientific ideas are more widely accepted Darwinism  Feminists gain ground  Civil Rights


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