1 c h a p t e r 1 new world encounters summary during the sixteenth century the spanish, french, and english explored the americas, displaced native american cultures, and established colonies in the western hemisphere. Empire and identity in the american colonies created may 29, 2012 tools email the lesson understand the different perspectives of british colonial leaders, north american british colonists, and native americans the albany congress laid bare the colonists’ and indians’ reactions to the expansion of british power in north america. By the early to mid-seventeenth century, spain, england, france, and the netherlands were all competing for colonies and trade around the world beginning in the late fifteenth century, explorers, conquerors, missionaries, merchants, and adventurers sought to claim new lands to colonize. By 1640 the british had solid colonies established along the new england coast and the chesapeake bay in between were the dutch and the tiny swedish community to the west were the original americans, the indians.
What contributions did the europeans make to the north american colonies 3 educator answers how did westward expansion shape british north american colonies and the us between 1607-1877. The europeans sailed into north america and immediately started excluding the indians and taking their land this caused many conflicts between the two groups, especially in the new england and spanish southwest region and during the 1600’s. Becoming american: the british atlantic colonies, 1690-1763 “you know, we are different nations and than between europeans and native americans both indians beasts in human shape though, if well examined, we shall find that for all our religion and education.
During the formative centuries of european exploration, cross-cultural encounter, and colonization, maps played an essential role in the process of transforming north america into a new world populated by american indians, africans, and europeans. The history of native americans in the united states began in ancient times tens of thousands of years ago with the settlement of the americas by the paleo-indians anthropologists and archeologists have identified and studied a wide variety of cultures that existed during this era. Differences between native americans and europeans (indians vs whites) the native americans and the european settler’s of the new world were more different from one another than similar one obvious proof of this is the tremendous cultural change within native indian populations that took place due to these differences. How a desire for religious freedom or land, or both, led to colonies download mp3 (right-click or option-click the link) this is rich kleinfeldt and this is sarah long with the making of a nation, a voa special english program about the history of the united states today, we tell about the movement of european settlers throughout northeastern america. Similar colonies in north america in the hopes that they, too, would make money were certain had to exist these two priorities, wealth and a northwest passage, preoccupied the europeans they saw colonization as costly a venture with uncertain profits the dutch were much more tolerant of different cultures (including indians and.
[indian] relationships with the europeans native peoples like the massachusetts tribes enthusiastically welcomed european settlers to their shores up to the third decade of the seventeenth century their motives were mixed many thought the armed europeans would protect them from their more powerful native enemies they also welcomed the trade with europeans in skins and hides. How did the columbian exchange affect the lives of europeans and native americans 3 how did whites, native americans, and africans interact socially and economically the english mainland colonies they came hoping to transplant their traditional societies, cultures, and reli- part 3one: the creation of american society, 1450–1763. North america in the atlantic world, 1640–1720 examine the relations between white europeans and north american indians between 1640 and 1720 5 discuss the causes and consequences of bacon’s rebellion the theme of the interaction among different cultures, important in chapters 1 and 2, continues in chapter 3, but the focus shifts.
Trade was not introduced to native america with the arrival of europeans, but it was greatly expanded, both in terms of the number of goods and the complexity of the trading groups making up the chumash had access to quite different resources13 the first and bows and arrows importantly, the island indians were net importers of goods. The first recorded meetings between europeans and the indians of the east coast took place in the fifteen hundreds fishermen from france and the basque area of spain crossed the atlantic ocean. A clash of cultures in the new world download mp3 (right-click or option-click the link) this is rich kleinfeldt and this is ray freeman with the making of a nation, a voa special english program about the history of the united states our story today is a sad one it is the story of a clash of peoples, religions, ideas, and cultures.
Make a list of the exchanges that took place between native americans and europeans summarize professor richter’s opinions of the impact of these early encounters read the second page of document #11 and at the same time review the information in document #12. Colonial-indian relations by 1640 the british had solid colonies established along the new england coast and the chesapeake bay in between were the dutch and the tiny swedish community to the west were the original americans, the indians sometimes friendly, sometimes hostile, the eastern tribes were no longer strangers to the europeans. They were different as native americans were powerful centralized empires, hunter-gatherer bands, and semi-sedentary societies whole europeans were a patchwork of roughly equivalent kingdoms, duchies, and republics struggling to reach out to the rest of the world.
As europeans moved beyond exploration and into colonization of the americas, they brought changes to virtually every aspect of the land and its people, from trade and. Indians and europeans shape the different colonies it has been more than five centuries since christopher columbus reached the americas we know a great deal about columbus, of course, and about the europeans and africans who crossed the atlantic after him. In the east, the english colonies, together with the spanish in the south, completed the loop that hemmed in the unexplored area east of the mississippi and its indian nations attempting to defend their territories from white pioneers, the indians had learned it was suicidal to engage the europeans. When the europeans began their settlement of the new world, it was both complicated and aided by its indigenous inhabitants the native people alternately became allies and enemies of the newly arrived settlers from europe.