Crashcourse

US history

Who is speaking, what was said and why, and not forget what voices went unheard

  • People died mostly due to diseases and illnesses

  • Search for gold: Spanish first to arrive in America?

  • 7 years war ( 1754 – 1763)

    • Key figures: George Washington, british, general Braddock, George Whitefield

    • Key words: Great Awakening, Treaty of Paris

    • Thesis: Shuffling of territories , rise in religious fervor, war debt

  • Prelude to Revolution

    • British taxes everything - regulate trade > smuggling

    • Lack of parliamtery representation

    • 1765 Stamp Act - paperwork needed to be stamped

    • 1767 more taxes

    • 1773 Tea Act - cheap tea

  • The market revolution

    • Changes

      • Landscape of work,

        • small scale production of work in people's home > industry

        • work was regulated by clock instead of daylight

        • standardization of time - railroad

      • Nature of work

        • Price (link to what they were produced) > work (does not take into account of value)

        • regimented work, people became dispensable