In Latin America, the Spanish conquerors overworked the Indian natives and treated them harshly. The Spaniards broke apart families and relationships so that they would have limited contact with each other and would be forced to give up their customs. They were also required to learn Christianity (document 8). The native peoples’ land and space was invaded and they were required to do whatever the conquerors said, or else they would be punished. This era in history is a devastating time for an immense amount of people.
The step he made when traveling with his crew to the Americas changed the world that they lived in for good. The opportunities in America advanced Europe's society because they had new cultures to trade with and a variety of resources that would improve it's economy. Columbus’ journey provided a unique opportunity of exposure to new people, which helped the peoples of Europe to become more cultured. Because of the new sea routes discovered, trade could expand to farther places. The Europeans were making money off of cash crops planted in the fertile land, which helped them to become more powerful.
For example, the increase of income inequality in the 1980’s greatly increased the education for both women and men and other races such as African Americans. “As the education earnings gap increased, a larger fraction of high school graduates went on to college” ( Becker and Murphy 583). Women’s attendance in college substantially increased from 25% to nearly 65% by 2005. The attendance of men also increased though not quite as much, from 40% in 1980 to nearly 70% in 2005. As income inequality continued to
Their ability to come up with new ideas and see the big picture is projected to be essential for success in business, media, and marketing. We have come to a point in the western world where prosperity has created such material abundance that increasingly our interests are shifting to right-brained pursuits and desires such as beauty, spirituality and emotion. Pink feels that this shift will have profound impact on all of us both professionally and personally. It will affect
Some say Christopher Columbus was a hero because he was the explorer that discovered America. In reality, Christopher Columbus had an incredibly negative impact on the world because he enslaved the Native Americans, didn’t help the kind Natives when they got infected by diseases that the Spaniards had brought to America, and killed off most of the Native American population. The tactics he chose to use were violent and destructive by the standards back then and now. First, Columbus treated the Native Americans like uncivilized people by enslaving them and forcing them to work for him although they greeted him and his crew peacefully. ”They could make fine servants,”(document 2) he wrote in his journal,”I took them by force.”(document 3)
The rapid industrialization of the United States brought many changes to its people. New technologies, inventions, and the railroad brought better fuels, stronger steels, changed the way people lit their homes, and even changed the way people did their shopping. The integrated railroad was especially exciting, because it would allow people to move from the west coast to the east coast as they pleased. Economic development was also on the rise, especially in the west. Americans were excited to discover and tame the “wild west”, eager to claim a piece of land that they could call their own.
The trail of Tears was an unethical decision implemented by the government of the United State. The President Jackson used force to push the native American out of their lands. According to www.ushistory.gov, << Over 20,000 Cherokees were forced to march westward along the Trail of Tears. About a quarter of them died along the way>>. It was a violation of human rights that could be avoided with less selfish from the President Jackson and the
President Andrew Jackson passed a law that stated the removal of the Cherokee Indians. They were forced to migrate elsewhere and leave their land. Their migration was called “The Trail of Tears” because of the negative effects it had on the Cherokees. It should not have happened and the U.S. should not have allowed it because it split apart people that were unified. They already had their own laws, and every clan was recognized.
The Civil War left traumatized people and many destroyed cities, which led to the Reconstruction. The Reconstruction was the process of trying to rebuild the South after the Civil War. The North and South had an interesting past in the year of 1876. The election of 1876 was a very controversial election, it was the 100th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence.In 1870, Hiram Revels was the first black senator. The North ended the Reconstruction because they were too busy to look after the South, they were racist to African Americans, and they removed soldiers from Southern states.
Drawn to Crofton’s abundance of local businesses and strong economy, the population of Crofton has grown every year. With a current population of 27,348 in the 2010 census, the population of Crofton increased by 36.12% since 2000 (USA). This is 4 times the national average of 9.71%. The population density of Crofton is 4,247, as compared to the national average of 88 (“Best Places: Crofton, Maryland”). With the rise in population, there has also been a growth of construction of various forms of infrastructure.
Due to events in both the US and multiple countries many people have immigrated to the US between 1970 and 2000. There has been a broad increase of immigrants inside America beginning in the 1980’s. In 1970 the percentage of immigrants occupying the US was 4.7% until around 1980 it more than doubled to 10.7% and still began to rise. Not only have the immigrant numbers increased but their origin countries have changed. Originally in 1970 the origin country