2017 NingYiChia_Dalat US History

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  • 1,200 BCE

    Early Mesoamerica- Olmec 1.1

    Around 1200 BC the Olmec developed the earliest known civilization in Mesoamerica. (8)
  • -800 BCE

    West Africa- Trade routes 1.3

    Nearly all trade between northern and southern Africa passed through Ghana. Every trader who entered Ghana had to pay a special tax to make money. (17)
  • -509 BCE

    Europe- Rome established as a republic 1.4

    Romans elected officials to rule the city. Later, Roman changed their government into one with three parts . These three parts were made up of elected representatives who protected the city and its residents. (Pg23)
  • 600

    West Africa- Islam was founded 1.3

    Islam was founded in the 600s by an Arab named Muhammad. Muslims, followers of Islam, believe God had spoken to Muhammad through an angel and had made him a prophet. After his death, his followers wrote down his teachings and become a book called the Quran. Islam spread through the Arabian Peninsula.
  • 700

    North America- The Hopewell culture had declined 1.2

    After the Hopewell culture had declined the Mississippian began to take over the area. They built large settlements and hundreds of mounds for religious ceremonies. (11)
  • 1312

    Mali-Mansa Musa 1.3

    Mansa Musa was a great leader, Mali reached the height of its wealth, power, and fame. His journey attracted the attention of the Muslim world and of Europe. He also made a pigrimage he made to the city Mecca. (21)
  • 1400

    Europe- Printing press 1.4

    Johannes Gutenberg is a German man who developed printing press that used movable type. The development causes people to spread new ideas in the period of Renaissance. (27)
  • 1400

    Portugal- Prince Henry the Navigator 2.1

    Henry the Navigator built an observatory and founded a school of navigation to teach better methods of sailing. He made Portugal more successful by contributing to Portugal's exploration efforts. (39)
  • 1497

    Portugal- voyage 2.1

    King Manuel of Portugal sent Vasco da Gama on an expedition around the Cape of Good Hope. He won the European race for a sea route to Asia. (pg40)
  • 1501

    South America- Amerigo Vespucci found America

    After Columbus's discoveries, Amerigo found out it was not Asia but a "New World". The place was name after his name and became America. (44)
  • 1510

    New World- The Slave Trade 2.5

    Spanish government legalized the sale of slaves in its colonies. More than a million enslaved Africans were brought to the Spanish and Portuguese colonies in the New World. (59)
  • 1522

    America- Ferdinand Magellan 2.2

    Ferdinand Magellan set out with a Spanish fleet to sail down to the east coast. He sailed across the Pacific Ocean and was killed in a battle with native people. The rest of the crew survived and were the first people to circumnavigate the globe. They brought back many different items from America to Europe, Asia, and Africa. This became known as the Columbian Exchange. (44)
  • 1534

    Spain- Conquest of the Inca Empire 2.3

    A Conquistador, Francisco Pizarro, and his Native Americans allies had conquered the entire Inca Empire. The Spanish and their allies killed thousand of Inca and Aztec where they began their vast empire called, New Spain. (47)
  • 1534

    Europe- The Protestant Reformation 2.4

    King Henry VIII Founded the Church of England making himself the head of the church. He challenged the authority of the pope and angered Catholics. He used Spain's great wealth and lead a Catholic Reformation against the Protestant movement. (53)
  • England- Spanish Armada 2.4

    English defeat the Spanish Armada. This caused Spain to become weak leading other European countries to claim land in North America. (53)
  • New York and New Jersey- Dutch founded New Netherland 3.3

    The Dutch founded New Netherland in 1613 as a trading post for exchanging furs with the Iroquois. The center of the fur trade in New Netherland was the town of New Amsterdam on Manhattan Island.(85)
  • North of Virginia- Pilgrim signed the Mayflower Compact 3.2

    The Pilgrim signed the Mayflower compact which is a legal contract in which they agreed to have fair laws to protect the general good.It was one of the first attempts at self-government in the English colonies. (79)
  • Massachusetts- Hooker wrote the Fundamental Orders of Connecticut.

    Hooker wrote the Fundamental Orders of Connecticut. This made Connecticut's government more democratic. He is called the father of American democracy. (82)
  • Maryland- Conflicts between Catholics and Protestants in the colony 3.1

    Marland was founded by Catholics but soon Protestants began moving in. There were conflicts between them but Lord Baltimore presented a bill to the colonial assembly that became known as the Toleration Act of 1649. This bill made it a crime to restrict the religious right of Christians. (75)
  • New York and New Jersey- English created New York and New Jersey from former Dutch territory 3.3

    In 1664 an English fleet captures the undefended colony of New Amsterdam. New Netherland was renamed New York, And New Amsterdam became New York City. (86)
  • England- French and Indian War 3.4

    A Wampanoag leader known as King Phillip opposed to the colonists' efforts to take his people's land. The tension became King Phillip's War. Soldiers from militia- civilians fought American Indian warriors. (95)
  • Jamestown- Bacon's rebellion 3.1

    When the governors tried to stop Bacon, he and his followers attacked and burned Jamestown. (74)
  • England- Enlightenment 3.4

    Many colonists were influenced by the Enlightenment. It spread the idea that reason and logic could improve society. Enlightenment thinkers ao formed ideas about how government should work. (95)
  • New British- The Intolerable Acts 3.5

    Lord North, the new British prime minister, was furious when he heard the news. Parliament decided to punish Boston. In the spring of 1774, Great Britian responded to colonial actions by passing the Intolerable Acts.(102)
  • Great Britain- Boston Tea Party 3.5

    Colonists disguised as Indians sneaked onto the three tea-filled ships and dumped over 340 tea chests into Boston Harbor. This event became known as the Boston Tea Party. (102)
  • Modern Day example - The Great Migration and international Migrants

    Like the Great Migration in England, the international migrant move to another place to live there. The overall number of international migrants has increased in the last few years from the estimated 152 million in 1990 to 173 million in 2000 and to 244 million in the present.
  • Modern day example for chapter 2- Slave trade vs Human trafficking

    Even though there was the slave trade happening to the Africans and was now banned. People in modern days are still being sold to human trafficking. We have better technology, therefore we can help more people now. The modern slavery helpline, which launched in 2016, operates 24/7, with fully trained specialist staff. "The helpline has so far received 1,799 calls and made 1,051 referrals, with more than 2,000 potential modern slavery victims."
  • Modern Day example for chapter one- Columbus exchanged and oil imports.

    Oil in U.S has been long in the market and now import about 35-50 percent of the oil they use. People now days trade oil because of it a foundational principle of our economy and is the world's most traded item. Like the Columbus exchanged, different countries trade goods but now people use importing, because we have better technology.
  • Period:
    1,200 BCE

    Early Mesoamerican- Olmec, Maya, Aztec, and Inca 1.1

    Around 1200 BC the Olmec developed the earliest known civilization in Mesoamerica. The Maya grew maize and built canals to control the flow of water through the cities. Aztec and Inca migrated into North and South America. (8)
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    New World- African slaves 2.5

    12 million Afrians were shipped across the Atlantic as slaves. The salve trade led to the African Diaspora which is enslaved African that were sent all across the New World. (60)
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    England- great Migration 3.2

    The economy, political, and religious problems in England led to the Great Migration. More than 40,000 people moved to English colonies in New England and the Caribbean. (80)