By David Goldfield, Carl Abbott, Virginia DeJohn Anderson, Jo Ann E. Argersinger, Peter H. Argersinger, William Barney, Robert M. Weir
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inclusive of other teams and concepts. With a objective of creating American background obtainable, the authors
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82 83. xliii xliv STUDENT TOOL KIT GLOBAL CONNECTIONS This feature places the American journey within a broader, worldwide context. That journey not only influenced other countries and peoples, but we in turn have been shaped by global economic, migratory, technological, and political trends. Critical thinking questions encourage analysis of the global connections. TRANSPLANTATION AND ADAPTATION CHAPTER 2 37 GLOBAL CONNECTIONS * I N O RT H A M E R I C A S FIRST JEWISH COMMUNITY n 1654, twenty-three Jews arrived in New Amsterdam after a long voyage from Brazil.
Before long, a variety of peoples Native Americans, Africans, and Europeans who had previously lived worlds apart would come together to create a world that was new to all of them. This new world reflected the diverse experiences of the many peoples who built it. Improving economic conditions in the fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries propelled Europeans overseas to seek new opportunities for trade and settlement. Spain, Portugal, France, and England competed for political, economic, and religious domination within Europe, and their conflict carried over into the Americas.
Org/. 1. To what extent was Richard Frethorne s experience typical of that of English colonists in the New World? What were the causes of his distress? 2. Comparing French, Dutch, and English colonies, which ones attracted the most settlers, and which the fewest? In what colonies were women scarce? What impact did these differences in emigration have on the various colonies development? 3. Which English settlements were proprietary colonies? Did they share any common characteristics? What plans did the various proprietors have for their colonies, and to what extent were those plans put into effect?
The American Journey: A History of the United States, Brief Edition, Combined Volume Reprint by David Goldfield, Carl Abbott, Virginia DeJohn Anderson, Jo Ann E. Argersinger, Peter H. Argersinger, William Barney, Robert M. Weir