English , Spanish societies, Anglo-American
The Europeans have contributed much to United States development from time immemorial. The north of America was colonized by Europeans. Their culture, social ideas, and language were common to those of North American. Consequently, European influence pre dominated their territories situated on the North despite losing their control politically. Civilization in America began between fifteen to forty years ago. By then the northern land was occupied by huge sheets of ice, which lowered the levels of sea leading to the bridging of North America and Asia (Gellman). Nomads from Asia made the way into America as they followed wild game. The arrow point found in Clovis evidenced their emergence. Burial practices and tools had been found in several sites in South and across North America. With time, a big number of the settlers engaged themselves into agricultural activities forming communities and tribes leading to the emergence of their own distinct languages. Tribes dominated large areas of America, which gained regional value thus leading to rise of highly of advanced empires. These empires instigated rivalry to the great empires, which were in Europe. These people never had a unified identity hence arose difficulties in their reference by historians. Initially, Europeans referred to the natives as Indians. Christopher Columbus derived the term from his belief in discovery of a route to India.
This was disputed by Amerigo Vespucci assertion that Americans were not Indians. After some time, the government of Europe enslaved Indians in condition that would be convert them to Christians. By settling in North of America, Spain begun protecting the boundaries of South and Central America from France and England. In 1680, pope's rebellion resulted to destruction of all catholic churches in New Mexico by the Indians (Harris). The natives were brutally exploited by Spain and other Europeans who took this by then to be acceptable. On the other hand, English colonization was motivated by unemployment, religious freedom desires, market desires and adventure desires. America's liberty foundation was dictated by the retention of their rights.
[...] The House of Burgesses was established for the colony of Virginia shortly after this. In 1775, Africans were widely located in colonial America (Goodfriend). The American colonies were the most varied in the globe though remained to be Anglo-Saxon. Africans were majorly known for being laborers, and they were sourced by Portuguese and sold to other European countries. In the same year, colonial Americans had highly stratified societal classes and were socially immobile. There were many poor people in England as compared to America where their numbers were still massive. [...]
[...] Britain and France used guerilla warfare in North America. For example, there was the 7 years' war, which was due to the need to have control over Ohio valley. Britain invaded Canada during the 7-year war in 1756. The Quebec battle of 1759, which was one of the most vital victories in the history of America and Britain, led to the end of 7 years' war. This followed the French retreat of all its North American territory claims (Gellman). This made Great Britain dominate power but stopped the myth of their invincibility. [...]
[...] English Anglo-American) & Spanish societies in the Americas prior to 1790 Introduction The Europeans have contributed much to United States development from time immemorial. The north of America was colonized by Europeans. Their culture, social ideas, and language were common to those of North American. Consequently, European influence pre dominated their territories situated on the North despite losing their control politically. Civilization in America began between fifteen to forty years ago. By then the northern land was occupied by huge sheets of ice, which lowered the levels of sea leading to the bridging of North America and Asia (Gellman). [...]
[...] Tobacco cultivation in Jamestown led to: soil destruction, high demand and soaring of the colony's prosperity. The system of large acre plantation did not diversify the economy of the colony. What disrupted the Native Americans most were the European diseases. France finally joined the taking up of colonies in America following the stop of religious wars. At this time, France government was autocratic different from those of English colonies where assemblies were popularly elected. Beavers were the only precious resource in the French government. [...]
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