Compare the chesapeake and new england colonies.

Compare the Chesapeake and New England colonies. Explore the various reasons for the colonists’ emigrating to the New World, their economies, gender roles, demographics, religion, and relations with the Indians. How did land ownership compare from one region to the other? Which pattern of settlement is more representative of American development after the seventeenth century?

You may of course draw on information you’ve gleaned from lecture, textbook, and required essays/videos.

The Paper: This paper gives you the opportunity to explore the different interpretations of freedom and liberty that developed as a result of social, cultural, and economic change in the late 19th century U.S. Your paper will be a close reading of primary documents put into historical context. For this assignment you will need access… Continue reading You may of course draw on information you’ve gleaned from lecture, textbook, and required essays/videos.

You should watch the extended cut, which was released in 2008 and is 2 hours and 51 minutes long.

Dear Students, By 11:59 PM on Monday, September 26, students can post five-minute videos about Terrence Malick’s film, The New World, about the founding of Jamestown colony by English settlers. The film was originally released in 2005. You should watch the Extended Cut, which was released in 2008 and is 2 hours and 51 minutes… Continue reading You should watch the extended cut, which was released in 2008 and is 2 hours and 51 minutes long.

Your response must:

IMPORTANT: there are several prompts listed below. Choose one to write your response (only one is required). 1. Identify the factors behind the revolutions in the late eighteenth century. 2. Explain why and how the French Revolution took a radical turn entailing terror at home and war with European powers. 3. Analyze the reasons Napoleon… Continue reading Your response must:

Write a 300-word response to the prompt “what events during the mexican period of california history led up to the u.s.’s acquisition of california and indicate whether you believe it was deeply orchestrated by the u.s. to obtain california or more of a by-chance, happenstance occurrence.

Write a 300-word response to the prompt “What events during the Mexican period of California history led up to the U.S.’s acquisition of California and indicate whether you believe it was deeply orchestrated by the U.S. to obtain California or more of a by-chance, happenstance occurrence.

Secondary source analysis directions:

Read the assigned source which is found in American Perspectives, Volume 2. Determine if the article is a primary or secondary source. Primary sources are documents produced in the period that is being studied, while secondary sources are documents written about a past event. Once that’s determined, use the appropriate directions below to write an… Continue reading Secondary source analysis directions:

Describe at least one substantive detail about andrew jackson that you learned (4-5 sentences) that was not in the lecture and provide the url.

Jackson Age Discussion Post CAREFULLY READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS PART 1: Original Post (7 points) Directions: Locate a reputable website, podcast, or film that discusses the life of Andrew Jackson. By reputable I mean associated with a university, museum. or educational organization. Describe at least one substantive detail about Andrew Jackson that you learned (4-5 sentences)… Continue reading Describe at least one substantive detail about andrew jackson that you learned (4-5 sentences) that was not in the lecture and provide the url.