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HST 111 Lecture 2: Alexander the Great
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Conflict between Athens and Sparta in Peloponnesian War Sparta won, extended leaders into the wider area Began to fight the Persians AthensSparta phalanxes Long lines of soldiers Hoplites carry a shield which links with t...

History
HST 111
Fletcher
HST 111 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Mesopotamia, Fertile Crescent, Imperial Units

● Ancient​ ​Mesopotamia:​ ​“A​ ​Land​ ​of​ ​Firsts” ○ Many​ ​inventions​ ​in​ ​culture​ ​and​ ​technology ■ Literature,​ ​science,​ ​social​ ​hierarchies,​ ​monarchies ■ Inspired​ ​...

History
HST 111
Fletcher
HST 241 Lecture 12: Governor Tyron
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Hannah Cheyney HST Notes Dr. Bissett Governor Tyron Made his money in diff ways Went to prison wrote a letter got out wanted to go to sc start a new life but got caught in storm so went to party st New been and met girl (A...

History
HST 241
James Bissett
HST 241 Lecture 13: Battle of New Bern
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Hannah Cheyney HST Notes Battle of New Bern Battle: two hours Not just rolling over of regulators Anger about paying tax to support construction Didnt mind paying o were upset about flat tax everyone pays same percentage O...

History
HST 241
James Bissett
HST 241 Lecture 14: Tyron's Palace
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Hannah Cheyney HST Notes Dr. Bissett Tyron Palace Goal: to like present and past Life in 18th century Palace, created 1770 William tryon sent here by king of Elon King wanted capital, impressive structure Many people were ...

History
HST 241
James Bissett
HST 241 Lecture 1: Old South Meeting House
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Hannah Cheyney HST Notes Old South Meeting House Built 1729 Church Puritan Meeting house Congregation made up church (rather than building), no embellishments Only red cushion Tithing man would keep people awake Originally...

History
HST 241
James Bissett
HST 241 Lecture 2: Liberty Bell & House of Reps & Other Topics
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Hannah Cheyney HST Notes Liberty Bell Bell is bought as state house bell Rings for important meetings Not on July 4 wouldve made the tower fall Took down after 2nd crack Used the word liberty in it as reason to end slavery...

History
HST 241
James Bissett
HST 241 Lecture 3: National Constitution Center
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Hannah Cheyney HST Notes National Constitution Center Jackson: states rights democrat, doesnt believe constitution gives Supreme Court last word, alarmed by talk in SC that states can nullify new tariff laws if unconstitut...

History
HST 241
James Bissett
HST 241 Lecture 4: Thomas Jefferson
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Hannah Cheyney HST Notes Dr. Bissett Thomas Jefferson Has palladium window (only found in buikdings) Ceiling: very intricate (stuckle man) Wealthiest president weve ever had if we use same perspective as people here* Celeb...

History
HST 241
James Bissett
HST 241 Lecture 5: Old North Church
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Hannah Cheyney HST Notes January 14 , 2017 Old North Church Oldest standing church in Boston Christ church 7123 Still active church Unique seating: box pews common in old English churches Main purpose: show off wealth and ...

History
HST 241
James Bissett
HST 241 Lecture 6: George Washington
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Hannah Cheyney HST Notes Dr. Bissett George Washington Expanded mansion several times Slave memorial near his grave Astute business man Martha: big shopper James Craig: gen of continental army, GWs friend Their side had a ...

History
HST 241
James Bissett
HST 241 Lecture 7: Liberty Bell & Related
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Hannah Cheyney HST Notes Liberty Bell & Related • Rev war • People kept letters and records • Philly: o Settled by quakers ▪ Wanted religious freedom for all • Attracted colonists • Principle city of colonies • Hom...

History
HST 241
James Bissett
HST 241 Lecture 8: Old State House
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Hannah Cheyney HST Notes Old State House 1763: end of War 7 years British won, gained territory Morale: high among colonists Pride to be part of British empire Cost of victory: 123 million pounds of debt in Britain o turne...

History
HST 241
James Bissett
HST 241 Lecture 9: Boston Massacre
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Hannah Cheyney HST Notes Boston Massacre Gross night in Boston Only natural light: moon Groups of young colonists roaming streets, some carrying makeshift weapons o (ropes, sticks) Custom house: heart of revenue enforcemen...

History
HST 241
James Bissett
HST 241 Lecture 10: Thomas Jefferson’s House
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Hannah Cheyney HST Notes Dr. Bissett Thomas Jeffersons House Artifacts come from Lewis and Clark Father made maps, laid boundary btwn two states Some are recreation Indian hall: First room, 30 chairs, where he met most vis...

History
HST 241
James Bissett

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