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The American Revolution: a Restoration of Colonial Society

| Friday, August 1st, 2014

Payton Rose Nicolette Gable History 216 3 August 2014 The American Revolution: a Restoration of Colonial Society Although the residents of the American Colonies considered themselves Englishmen and loyal subjects to the king, they also enjoyed a much different lifestyle from those in the mother country under the salutary neglect of a distant authority. Upon […]

Power: Assertion, Practice, and Resistance

| Sunday, July 27th, 2014

Payton Rose Nicolette Gable History 216 27 July 2014 Power: Assertion, Practice, and Resistance After founding Jamestown, the English contingent in the Chesapeake Bay faced numerous challenges including disease, starvation, and war. Upon tobacco’s diffusion, immigrants crossed the Atlantic in droves. Virginia’s population swelled, turning the once-sparse Jamestown into a unique, burgeoning civilization with numerous […]

Causes and Consequences of the Chesapeake Immigration Stream

| Saturday, July 19th, 2014

Payton Rose Nicolette Gable History 216 20 July 2014 Contributions and Consequences of the Chesapeake Immigration Stream Jamestown, founded in 1607 and named for King James I, was England’s first permanent colony in the New World. The crown presented the Virginia Company a charter with the goal of opening new economic opportunities for the fledgling […]