March 31, 2020
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History of the Americas
From the beginning until 1763.
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After receiving funding from Isabel and Ferdinand, Christopher Colombus sets sail for China. Lands in the Bahamas. Leaves 39 men behind.
Columbus returns to the New World with 1500 men. Starts colonizing and subjugates the Taino people.
Sir Walter Raleigh sets sail to Roanoake Expedition Leaders were cruel to the native people and flee
Return to Roanoake
Previous inhabitants of Roanoake disappeared. Raleigh knights the land "Virgina" in honor of the queen.
Formation of Jamestown new Powhatan confederacy.
Winter "starving time" Only 60 survivors remained out of 500 settlers
Powhatan dies Tobacco farming begins by John Rolfe Native and English attacks begin
Pocahontas marries John Rolfe after being taken hostage. This brings peace between English and Natives.
Maryland Founded by aristrocratic family The Calverts.
North Carolina seperates South Carolina booms
Georgia was founded No drinking, no slavery was allowed
War between the Wampanoags and Colonists errupts Metacom is killed and his army is destroyed
7 colonies met with Iroquois to stop them from siding with France. George Washington is appointed to command maliitia of 200 men Start of war between british and french colonists
Spanish Domination of Cuba, Bahamas, Puerto Rico, and Jamaica. Taino people were depopulated through murder, disease, depression, and malnutrition. Espanola's population dwindled from 400,000 in 1492 to 500 in 1548
Cortes along with Aztec enemies march on Tecnotitlan and conquer the Aztecs, until Moctezuma's death. Small pox helps Cortes regain power over Tecnotitlan. Spanish Conquer most of Mexico, and down ot the Incan Empire
The end of the Conquistadors The crown takes control and bribes Conquistadors to retire or be killed by enemies. Natives are then forced into slavery along withn African slaves.
End of the war Britain wins the War- And all land east of the Mississippi River Tens of thousands of French people were deported Treaty of Paris
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