(Blake Bodin) Boston Tea Party:
In 1774 after the Colonists had had enough of British demands, the colonists decided to dump like 350 chests of tea off a boat into the Boston Harbour. Thus effecting the British even more do to the boycotts of tea already occurring, but in retaliation the British replied with implementing the Coercive/ aka Intolerable Acts of 1774.
(Joshni John) John Rolfe:
In the 17th century, John Rolfe experimented with and grew tobacco seeds he obtained from the Caribbeans. His successful strategy of tobacco cultivation had brought riches to the colonial Jamestown. Tobacco helped Jamestown create a stable economy with exporting numerous pounds of tobacco to the mother country. Jamestown did not only experience the wealth from this new cultivation but the mother country did as well. The cultivation of tobacco created a new dependence of labor forces; indentured servants.
(Ryan Vrana) Richard Hakluyt
Richard Hakluyt was a English propagandist who in the mid 1500's was for colonization of the new world because it helped the economy in England and supplied jobs. It helped the economy because the stuff that wouldn't sell in the old world was a unseen item in the new world this meant it created a new market and people would buy it in the colonies.
(Jared Garza) William Berkeley
Sir William Berkeley was a Colonial Governor of Virginia, and also one of the Lords Proprietors of the Colony of Carolina; he was appointed to these posts by King Charles II. Berkeley enacted friendly policies towards the Native Americans which would lead to a revolt by some planters in 1676 known as Bacon's Rebellion after the incident he was then recalled to England by King Charles II.
(Patrick Meraz) Proclamation of 1763: After the French and Indian War, British royalist prohibited any settlement and land survey west of the Appalachian Mountains. This had made the settlers angry and they were hoping to move west
Hernan Cortes- Founder of New Spain. He grew rich and powerful from his exploitation of Native American labor, inspiring other Spaniards to conquer millions more indians.
(Bobby Kymes) Bacon's Rebellion This rebellion occurred in 1676 when Virginia indentured servants joined forces with Nathaniel Bacon and attacked the city of Jamestown, burning many buildings and destroying property. Bacon and his men wanted to push further into Indian Territory, killing any Indians in the way, to gain land that was promised to the Indentured Servants. The governor of the colony, William Berkeley, was forced to surrender to Bacon and his men. Bacon gained military control and attacked the Indians and claimed their land. Bacon died of dysentery and many of the rebels were killed once the Government regained control, abruptly ending the rebellion.
(Kyle Steen) Republican Motherhood- A term created in 1976 to describe the attitude people had towards the roles women played when the United States was just being formed. The term itself describes the patriots had that their daughters should be raised as true republicans to carry on the same republican beliefs to the next generations.
(Stephen Stankus) Boston Tea Party- The Boston Tea Party was a political protest in which the Sons of Liberty dressed up as Native Americans and dumped tea into the Boston Harbor to denounce the tax on Tea.
(Lexi Knox) Jonathan Sewell
Sewell graduated from Harvard. He was a devout loyalist who had power and economic wealth and therefore did not want change in the colonies. He would lose his political powers.
(Jenna Ochoa) Habit of Self-Rule Once the colonists and Britain won the French and Indian War, they both decided they did not need each other. The colonists thought they had self-rule which meant they thought they could govern themselves. When the colonists thought Britain was trying to take it away, they decided to revolt.
(Anthony Romero) Jonathan Edwards Jonathan Edwards was a revivalist preacher, philosopher, and Congregationalist Protestant theologian. Like most of the Puritans, he held to the Reformed theology.
(Brian OWens?) The Great Awakening The Great awakening was an experimental religion started by Jonathan Edwards based on individuals emotional response to personal experiences with god. Allowed more self rule to the church goers
-Terrin Vogel- Loyalists: A loyalist was a colonist who supported the British Empire over the rebelling colonists during the American Revolution period. Another name taken by these loyalists was Tories, the opposite of the Whigs at the time.
Openchancanough is a tribe of Indians that helped Bacon kill other indians. Bacon realized that they had other tribe prisoners and told them to let them go but, they refused so Bacon killed them all. (D-i-a-n-a)
(Dorina Johnson) Navigation Acts Passed by the English Parliament to control colonial trade and bolster the mercantile system, 1650-1775; enforcement of the acts led to growing resentment by colonists. (Give me Liberty)
(Sas Hamner) Benjamin Franklin was one of the leaders of the enlightenment. He believed that nothing would be handed to you or given to you by God. He believed that God is passive and you are in charge of the course of your own actions.
Patrick Meraz: (paternalist ethos): The north american slave owners use to presente themselves as the benevolent guardians of their slaves, with a moral duty to protect, christianise, civilise them.