HISTORY 100AC Study Guide - Spring 2018, Comprehensive Midterm Notes - Capitalism, American Dream, President Of The United States

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Berkeley
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History
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HISTORY 100AC
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HISTORY 100AC
MIDTERM EXAM
STUDY GUIDE
Fall 2018
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/Assignment: find document from 1800’s via a primary source and complete worksheet
-look for larger themes that coincide w/ course
Big Q.: Is capitalism natural?
I. Recap
II. Native Americans went from independence to dependence on the market
A. 5 million (1491) to 600,000 (1800) Native American population north of Mexico
B. Europeans had to introduce the concept of privately owned land (capitalism)
C. Colonists dependence upon food and education from Native Americans
1. creates interdependence (TRADE YOOOO)
a) Eventually this was solely land
D. The Case of the Creeks
(Alexander McGillivray)
1. (Alexander McGillivray) Bilingual: his mother was Creek, his father a
Scottish Trader
a) Began to side heavily w/ his european heritage
2. Introduction of “different” items/services:
a) Fences
b) Locks & Keys
c) Wills, land ownership
d) Branded cattle, crops for market
e) Slave ownership
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f) Theft
(1) Police force
g) Inequality, anxiety
III. Document Analysis
A. “Prices of Goods” (1703) -- Native Americans, Europeans --
1. Purpose: market prices of tradable goods,
2. Sidenotes:
a) Equality of trade and continuity
b) Beaver skin as the base trade (unfinished) for [mostly] finished
goods
c) Who has trading power, [what is] the extent of dependence??
B. “Hudson Bay Factor” (1739) --Native American reviews--
1. Shows inequality or the very one-sided trading via Europeans
2. All of these items for ‘x’ amt. Of beaver skins
3. Compare to previous
C. “Hudson Bay Co.”
- Fur trading co. ^
IV. Colonial Virginia and the Market
A. Virginia Company of London
B. John Hull, James Forte at Jamestown, Plan of Jamestown 1607
1. Indentured servants dominated the early labor force in VA
a) Creates a class of unhappy, lower class
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/assignment: find document from 1800"s via a primary source and complete worksheet. Look for larger themes that coincide w/ course. 1. (alexander mcgillivray) bilingual: his mother was creek, his father a. Scottish trader: began to side heavily w/ his european heritage. Introduction of different items/services: fences, locks & keys, wills, land ownership, branded cattle, crops for market, slave ownership, theft (1) police force g) -native american reviews-: shows inequality or the very one-sided trading via europeans, all of these items for x" amt. Of beaver skins: compare to previous, hudson bay co. Market revolution - revolution involving print, communication, and transportation that swept over the united states in the first half of the nineteenth century and brought most americans into the market. Post office act of 1792 - heavily discounted rates to ship things via mail (up to. 600% off) to spur an increase in communication, or mail.

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