The soil and fertility of the land was different than what they had experienced in their homeland and therefore they struggled to find ways in which to make and grow food for themselves. They came during a terrible winter when it was extremely difficult to find anything from the land they could eat. In William Bradford’s “Of Plymouth Plantation,” it demonstrates how new food affected the lives of the colonists such as “digging up, found in them divers fair Indian baskets filled with corn, and some in ears, fair and good, of divers colours, which seemed to them a very goodly sight having never seen any such before”(11). Finding and exploring new food to eat affected the colonist because they now had to adapt and change their diet to fit the products that they could now harvest in their new home. They had to learn how to plant these crops and how to help them grow and harvest them.
Although the North and South had many advantages over one another, they each had as many disadvantages. The North had to conquer a large amount of land in order to win the Civil War. They were also invading unfamiliar land. The North may of had a strong Navy, but overall their soldiers were not properly skilled compared to the South. The South did have the advantage of good officers to train the soldiers, but they had very few people for the job.
Crops such as tobacco or sugar couldn’t survive the cold weather or rocky topsoil, so colonists had to find other means to make money. Out of this dilemma rose the development of the lumber, fishing, and fur pelt trade. The availability of lumber for ships, the abundance of fish in the area, and the rich pelts of the northeastern wildlife helped lead to the development of an economy that became focused on a merchant
Another way geography impacted Ancient Egyptians was mountains. Mountains helped ancient Egyptians because it kept out invaders. It would be absolutely hard to climb over the mountain. For this reason, mountains helped ancient Egyptians. Forests helped ancient Egyptians because wood helped build houses.
As the society was dominantly mainly agriculture, the failure to move on with the development of the rest of the world is ultimately what led to its failure as a state. Since when the rest of the world was moving more towards industrialization and development, the ottomans remained at their area of comfort and remained an mainly agricultural society with the lack of industrialization and failed to adapt as other European nations, making it weaker and prone to other countries as it lacked in that area severely, focusing on agriculture rather than manufacture . The ottomans also have sought “military expansion as their own source of wealth mainly acquiring booty and riches from wars”, and while others moved towards a more capitalist approach, the ottomans remained with its old style of acquiring land and having a monopoly themed style on lands nearby as well as lands it owned. (Shaw. 7,38).
The original colonists that arrived at Jamestowne forged a wreck in the society and a collapse in the economy. Rather than aiming their intention at actually forming a state, they hunted for wealth that was nowhere. Their misguided assumptions held on as they bounced into la la land. However, the economic boom that Virginia later experienced didn’t occur because of gold. As a result, Jamestowne settlers experimented with cultivation, vineyard, silkworms and even glassblowing.
Exploration during the Vikings era was driven by the need to survive. The areas where they originally came from were barren, and in order to survive they needed to find an area with a surplus of food. This is one of the reasons the Vikings did not receive as much attention for their discovery of the “New World”. Another reason is that the Vikings did not spread the new found wealth of the areas they discovered. They came searching as settlers, not as explorers.
This also contributed to unemployment being very high. Economically the New Deal was only successful to a certain extent because even though unemployment went down, and money was being deposited again these problems weren’t full fixed until the second World
Being a European settler trying to make for a better life for my family, I would choose to settle on the Great Plains. The Great Plains would be my choice to settle because I could buy a lot of land for little to nothing. Of course there would be difficulties that came with the inexpensive price of land, such as that of the land being extremely dry and flat which isn’t of course the best for farming. As well, we wouldn’t able to get our hands on a decent amount of wood to build our homes out of; therefore our homes were built out of soil that was held together by grass. When it would rain, the dugouts would flood; we had to fill up buckets or water of water and strode around in the mud until the water dried out.
I have always viewed stereotypes as a negative thing. However, after reading chapter eight of Malcolm Gladwell’s Outliers, I have come to believe that stereotypes do have truth to them and they are not so bad after all. Stereotypes are started from consistently witnessing a particular group repeatedly doing the same things. It may be the food they eat, the way they dress, the sports they play, they way they speak, the names they have, the types of jobs they hold, the hobbies they have or what they excel in. In this chapter, Gladwell uses the example of an Asian stereotype.
There are multiple factors as to why it was so difficult for the Natives to convert and modify their ways so that they could live tranquil with the Europeans and one of the major explanations is because they had no control over some of these conditions. For instance, the Columbian Exchange, or as you recall to be the biological exchange between the Old and New Worlds. Within this exchange mainly plants, animals, and microbes. Some plants were intentional to bring over from the Old to the New World to cultivate, harvest and then sell because of Europe 's cold, frigid, and barren terrain, but others were unintentional. This happened by the seeds of plants, weeds, and other vegetation somehow getting on the voyagers clothing and then falling off when they landed on the New World and thriving.
First, the Spanish and the Navajo got into a conflict, but that put an impact on New Mexico History. It all started when the Navajo moved to where the Pueblo lived. It was easier to adapt to the new environment, because the Pueblo had already lived their for over one thousand years. In the time frame the Pueblo had learned how to farm on dry, rocky, desert land. They knew how to go crops with a small portion of water.
Serpent Mound- The creators of the Serpent Mound were Native Americans possibly part of the Mississippi tribes. The Serpent Mounds was dated from 400 to 1100 CE of a formed impacted crater. Module 2 states, “the Serpent Mound was constructed to honor the cosmic rhythms through its form and structure”. The mound is made of several layers which are stone, clay, ash and top soil.
From eight present-day states; Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, North Carolina, and South Carolina, more than forty thousand square miles, lived the largest Native American tribe in the United States. The Cherokee. The Cherokee were once a very powerful tribe, they had lived and hunted in a large area of land. Like many Native American tribes, the Cherokee had called themselves “the real people” or the “principal people”. In Cherokee, that word is Ani-Yun-wiya.
Scattered across the United States due to being driven from their homeland in the North Eastern area, the Shawnee Native American tribe became a diversely skilled group of fighters with leaders who still stand out in history today. The Shawnee tribe originated from the Ohio River Valley, but were forced out supposedly by Iroquois in the 1600s, and spread out to Pennsylvania, Illinois, or even as far as Maryland or Georgia. As time passed and Iroquois power weakened, the Shawnee were able to return to their home, only to be pushed out once more by white settlers. During the American Revolution, the Shawnee fought with the British against the colonists in hopes to keep their land and have the colonists removed. Following the war, the SHawnee