McDougal Littell — American History — Student Textbook

4 Nov

McDougal Littell — American History — Student Textbook

McDougal Littell — American History — Student Textbook

McDougal Littell

Language: English

Pages: 1168

ISBN: 2:00192669

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

McDougal Littell — American History — Student Textbook

















covered by the timeline by noting the earliest and latest dates shown. On vertical timelines, the earliest date is shown at the top. On horizontal timelines, it is on the far left. The Vietnam War, 1960–1969 Note how events are related to one another. Look particularly for cause-effect relationships. Use the information you have gathered from the above strategies to answer the questions. answers: 1 (C), 2 (B) 1970 1960 1964 Gulf of Tonkin Resolution passed. The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution gave

Intolerance Patriots and Loyalists Antifederalists and Federalists Jefferson and Satanta Life in the Mills For and Against Settlements in Texas Images of Slavery Opinions of the War Langston Hughes and Zora Neale Hurston Japanese-American Internment Martin Luther King, Jr., and Malcolm X The Meaning of Watergate 70 196 250 348 366 428 484 724 765 816 890 941 CONNECTING Warfare and Exploration New Englanders Oppose the King Wars and Social Change Chinese Immigration Native American Rights and

enough room to stand up. Foul smells and disease, along with the shrieks and groans of the dying, made the middle passage a terrifying experience. Many enslaved Africans died from disease or from cruel treatment at the hands of slave traders. Many others committed suicide by plunging into the ocean. It is believed that between 15 and 20 percent of the Africans aboard each slave ship perished during the brutal trip. The captives who did not die faced new horrors in the Americas. CAUSES AND EFFECTS

successful. One of John White’s drawings of Native Americans The First English Colonies KEY QUESTION What were the benefits and risks of colonizing America? In the late 1500s, the English government was envious of the wealth that Spain had taken from its American colonies. The English people, faced with few job opportunities at home, hoped to find riches in America. Most were unaware of the dangers waiting for them on America’s eastern shores. Early Colonies Fail Queen Elizabeth I gave Sir

by investors investors, people who put money into a project to earn profits. Each investor owned a portion of the company, called shares of stock. Investors shared profits and risk. Merchants formed two joint-stock companies to colonize America: the Virginia Company of London and the Virginia Company of Plymouth. These companies sought permission to colonize from James I, who had become king after Queen Elizabeth’s death. Colonies were important in mercantilism (MUR•kuhn•tee•LIHZ•uhm)—an economic

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