The Gold Rush supposedly inspired the largest mass movement of people in world history because of the incredibly large masses of gold being found in the West. People found thousands of dollars in gold and people of all different cultures and backgrounds moved Westwards in hopes of finding gold as well. The Gold Rush left a positive effect on American History because Americans became wealthier and more foreigners came to California which expanded diversity. To start, Americans were able to sell this gold in exchange for loads of money. One man who only had a piece of land that was four feet square “got thirty pounds of gold in less than a month.”.
There was many positive and negative effects of the purchase. At the end of April the American envoys had agreed to pay $11,250,000 for the land. This deal, known as the Louisiana Purchase, nearly doubled the size of the United States. President Thomas Jefferson called it “an ample provision for our posterity and a widespread field for the blessings of freedom.” and it also had fault-finder on both the French and American sides. Explore eight facts about the wars, negotiating tactics and lucky coincidences that made the Louisiana Purchase possible.
Alexander the Great showed leadership during his time as King of Macedonia. The map in Document A shows how Alexander had defeated strong Persian resistance and conquered much of Asia, labeling each of his new found cities Alexandria. His strong leadership skills led him to many more successes as well. Alexander the Great built his empire in 11 years and founded 70 new cities (Document E). This evidence support how Alexander
Many dyes were used to give it a variety of colors (Cottrill). Moctezuma II is the most well known ruler of the Aztec Empire. He was the one that led the empire when the Spaniards conquered. He was Huey Tlatoani Moctezuma, correspondingly he was known as Tenochtitlán’s Great Speaker. In 1466 he was born and was destined to become successful long before he even became the emperor, because of his triumphs on the front line.
A similar theme of spiritual struggle appears in both narratives. In the first place, the targeting of places of worship indicates that the conquest was occasioned to establish a new religious order. Paradoxically, even after presiding over the plunder of the sanctuaries, Kritovoulos notes that the Sultan was concerned with the progress of Christian faith. Mehmed II identified a critical spiritual leader within the Byzantine church who was called Gennadius. The Sultan made him the High priest for all Christians and allowed him to exercise all the rights the church possessed before the conquest.
Under a task system, slaves would be assigned several specific tasks for a particular day and when all their work was finished, the slaves could leave for the day. The expansion of the cotton dynasty carried millions of Americans to the southwest. Within fifty years the territorial size of the United States had nearly doubled as settlers were lured west in hopes of cheap land and rich natural resources. Southern plantations had become an important factor to economic success for both the United States and Southern economies. Plantations played a vital role in developing the world's global market by producing the four biggest cash crops: rice, cotton, tobacco, and sugar.
The ascension of the American economy has been imminent ever since the conclusion of the Spanish-American War. The Spanish-American War asserted the United States as a world superpower as the U.S., not only beat the Spanish, but also acquired many of her territories to kick off this new “American Empire”. The economic upsurge of the roaring twenties echoed this sentiment. After a major victory in the Great War, the United States directly transitioned into a phase of economic prosperity which appeared to be evident in all facets of American life. During the roaring twenties, the United States established themselves as the world world capital of Industry, Technology, and Culture.
Globalization is becoming the latest trend of the worldwide development and affects every single country, including Spain, with positive and negative effects. Spain is located in Southwestern Europe, which is the root of globalization. In the 15th century, some of the royal members from Spain commanded their sailors to travel the world to seek gold and other new trade routes; this action was regarded as the great geographical discovery and firstly developed the relation between the eastern and western countries. From 1959 to 1986, within four processes of liberalization Spain had become one of the most open countries; the openness ratio had increased 18.5% during the 13 years. Moreover, in 1986 Spain joined the European Union, one of the most powerful political and economic organizations, which help the rapid growth of economy in Spain (Aninat, 2001).
One important time was when Philip II started the Golden Age of Spain. The Golden Age was during the 16th and early 17th centuries and during this time there were many famous writers, artists, and religious leaders. “Politically, the reign of Philip II was its high point. Spain was the greatest power in Europe and deeply involved in the bitter struggles taking place on the continent (Harris 64-65).” Spain had the best army in Europe, but was very poor, but they then got loads of silver that was shipped from South American mines. In 1580 Philip rose the height of his power after claiming the Portuguese throne (Harris 64-65).
Then, on January 24, 1848, James Marshall struck gold, and this time there was nobody demanding they get their hands on it. He could just take the gold and enjoy it himself. This fact lead to thousands of people migrating so they could get rich in America, and that lead to vast industrial growth and ultimately helped make America a
The Louisiana purchase was 828,000 square miles. The land we bought was previously owned by France.This is still considered one of the biggest achievements in history. Also, The purchase is considered the land deal of the millennium. During the 1800’s the U.S started growing very quickly and needed
Then in 1804 he was easily reelected. During his Presidency, he allowed freedom of speech, which means the press can say what they want, good or bad. He let immigrants into the country. He purchased Louisiana for 15 million dollars. He increased land sale in the west, which means he bought some of the west territory.
The land’s abundance of resources allowed Ghana to engage in years of prosperous trading. After the decline of Ghana, Mali followed in its predecessor’s (Ghana) footsteps. Mali had gained control of the trade of gold and salt that had previously been monopolized by Ghana. In Ghana’s government,the leader of all leaders was the king,who was also known as the war chief. His word was the law.
The United States is looked at as a superpower that has lasted for hundreds of years, but this is a miniscule comparison to the Byzantine Empire, which lasted for almost 1100 years. Under Emperor Constantine, the Byzantine Empire flourished with an influx of trade and large amounts of efficacious conquest. The fortuitous location of the Byzantine Empire along with its military strategies and diplomatic policies facilitated its prosperity, while Western Europe was plunged into the Dark Ages by a plague of invaders, which led to Roman dominance of Eastern Europe throughout the middle Ages. Constantinople prospered greatly as a Mediterranean center of trade, religion, and culture due to its geographical blessing. “The city quickly rose in significance
In 1877, The United States was on the rise of the industrialization; America rapidly expanded, immigrants moved to the “melting pot,” and the nation became economically advanced. In July of 1776, the thirteen American colonies declared their independence and the nation was the “ United States of America.” The Americans wanted to be free form Great Britain because they wanted sovereignty and did not want allegiance with Britain. In 1803, the U.S. first purchased the Louisiana Territory from France for fifteen million dollars, which doubled the size of the land. The expansion happened quickly and allowed the nation to grow in power because America had more resources. The U.S. added fifteen parts of states to their territory for about forty-two