The land was extremely important to the people, and still is today. The more land you have, the more power and wealth. England gave the colonies a part of the land in the east region of North America. The west side belonged to the French. The colonies became greedy and wanted more land to expand and increase their wealth.
Shays’ Rebellion occurred mainly throughout western Massachusetts. Daniel Shays, a former leader of the Continental Army, lead the rebellion throughout Massachusetts. The taxes, imposed by the government, caused many farmers to go into debt. Farmers became angry about this because government officials arrested those who were unable to pay off debts. Farmers, fighting against high taxes, followed the lead of Daniel Shays in an attempt to infiltrate the Springfield Armory.
He used to oppose many teachings and sayings of the Roman Catholic Church. His “95 Theses,” which was based on two central beliefs that the Bible is the central religious authority and that humans may reach salvation only by their faith and not by their deeds was to spark the Protestant Reformation. Although these ideas had been presented before, Martin Luther codified them at a moment in history ripe for religious reformation. The Catholic Church was ever after divided, and the Protestantism that soon emerged was shaped by Luther’s ideas. His writings changed the course of religious and cultural history in the West.
Religious change was coming .In the 16th century some people were angry. They were angry about how the Roman Catholic Church was running things. Some people voiced their anger, such as John Calvin and Martin Luther. Change did happen in that time period, the event is called the Protestant Reformation. The Protestant Reformation started in 1517, when a man by the name of Martin Luther posted his Ninety-five Theses on the doors of Wittenberg 's all Saints Church.
Changing economics, social conditions, wars and the growing power of monarchs began to build the framework for the modern nation-state during the high and late middle ages. The Crusades brought change to Europe's economic conditions. The Black death caused great change in social conditions. The impact of the one hundred years war and the rise of the power of monarchs greatly affected the ride of the modern nation-state. The Crusades brought change to Europe and helped bring about the modern nation-state.
As conflicts between the catholics and the protestants became more violent, it affected the English economy. In Europe, England was known for their production of woolen cloth, and they had been successful in establishing trade companies in other Europeans countries. But, because of the increasing unemployment caused by severe religious conflicts in England, the English slowly began to look for opportunities in the Americas. Even though England was inexperienced with overseas trading, or heard that there were hostile Indians, they were still hopeful in establishing an overseas trade like the
When Diamond refer to the Mayan collapse as “Malthusian” he is saying population growth is increasingly higher than agriculture growth. Stating “Too many farmer grew too many crops on too much of the landscape.” This means the depletion of trees and hillside erosion causing more environmental problems for the Mayan people. Decreasing useable farmland creating a manmade drought through deforestation and soil problems. e.What are some of the parallels between the Mayans and modern societies? Provide
Also, at the time the railroad companies began to have issues, so they increased prices for shipping as well as making the middlemen take more money from the farmers. The farmers then had to mortgage their farms for credit. This created the Panic of 1893. Railroads went bankrupt, stocks fell, businesses and banks collapsed. Life wasn’t easy for anyone living in the west at the time, that included the Native
Citizens of Old England were pushed away from their home country as a result of the social, religious, but most importantly economic changes that were taking place. Staring in the 1650s, the population and economy increased dramatically as a result of the Agricultural Revolution. This Revolution caused a boom in food production and wages which eventually led to a huge population growth as well. With all of these new people needing food, England developed into a total commercial/mercantilist economy. All of these factors caused the rich to get richer, and the poor to get poorer.
The populist party was made up of farmers, mostly those were from the South and the Great plains. They were raging about the decline of land and the rise of industrialization and cities. These farmers believed that they were the true backbone of America and that their country and government was being ripped away from them. They focused on certain antagonist such as, Banks, farm machinery manufacturers and most of all the Railroad Companies. Many thought that these businesses were trying to get every penny that they possibly owned out of the farmers.
Prompt: Compare and contrast the motives and actions of Martin Luther in the German states and King Henry VIII in England in bringing about religious change during the Reformation. During the 16th century as renaissance inspired changes in education and art ,humanist ideas also impacted religion. Major dissatisfaction with the Roman Catholic Church and its traditions made it easier for people to trigger a movement to reform the church and its teachings. There were two reformers Martin Luther, a german theology professor, who came to realise a new comprehension of Christianity, and King Henry VIII, who desired divorce which he could not get because of the disapproval of the Catholic Church. While the motives of their strong persuasion of