Settlement landscapes of north american cities are characterized by _____, in which metropolitan areas sprawl in all directions and suburbs take on many of the characteristics of traditional downtowns. By the end of the colonial period, 30,000 people, representing many languages, creeds, and trades, lived there the quakers, with their grave, deliberate ways, their philanthropy, and their talent for successful business enterprise made the city, by the middle of the eighteenth century, the thriving metropolis of colonial america. France also played a strong role in the new world, though its efforts were mainly confined to north america the french led the charge to find a northwest passage, a much-hoped-for water route through which ships might be able to cross the americas to access asia. Apush ch 3 study play a was appealing to north american property-holders m the mad-1600s b that religion played a small role in people's lives if they.
The mid-atlantic region was the second area of north america to be settled by european immigrants in 1609, the dutch east india company sent henry hudson to explore the area around present-day new york city and the river north. Religion has played a vital role in the settling of many pre-industrial north american towns and cities in fact, religion proved to be one of the main reasons europeans broke their affiliation with the dictatorial and the monarchial rule in europe and came to settle the americas. Enslavement and religious transformation african american religious cultures were born in the crucible of american slavery, a system that not only ruptured direct connections to african history, culture, and religious community, but also set the context for the emergence of transformed and new religious systems. Religion played an important role in each of the british colonies - for different reasons in virginia, the anglican church was the official religion of the colonial government and colonists had to attend or be fined, so churches like christ church became important sites for political, economic, and social activity that reinforced the.
Cities have changed more since the industrial revolution than in all the previous centuries of their existence new york had a population of about 313,000 in 1840 but had reached 4,767,000 in 1910 chicago exploded from 4000 to 2,185,000 during the same period. Industrialization, urbanization, and immigration business and industrialization centered on the cities the ever increasing number of factories created an intense need for labor, convincing people in rural areas to move to the city, and drawing immigrants from europe to the united states. Little indias exist in at least a dozen us cities, germantowns and little italies are almost ubiquitous parts of urban america, and even greektowns can be found in north american cities as diverse and spread out as baltimore, chicago, denver, toronto, omaha, and vancouver. Religion played a major role in the american revolution by offering a moral sanction for opposition to the british--an assurance to the average american that revolution was justified in the sight of god as a recent scholar has observed, by turning colonial resistance into a righteous cause, and by.
The namesake cultural trait of the mound builders was the building of mounds and other earthworks these burial and ceremonial structures were typically flat-topped pyramids or platform mounds, flat-topped or rounded cones, elongated ridges, and sometimes a variety of other forms. Due to franklin's role within the american revolution, he is remembered as a revolutionary, while edwards is remembered as the so-called last puritan  but franklin lived through the revolutionary war (1775-1783), while edwards died in 1758, so it must be asked whether this is a fair assessment. Urban culture: urban culture, any of the behavioral patterns of the various types of cities and urban areas, both past and present research on urban cultures naturally focuses on their defining institution, the city, and the lifeways, or cultural forms, that grow up within cities. The six largest societies in 1826-27 were: the american education society, the american board of commissioners for foreign missions, the american bible society, the american sunday school union, the american tract society, and the american home missionary society. North american countries have also suffered through civil wars the civil wars that occurred in honduras, nicaragua, guatemala, and el salvador between the 1970s and 1990s killed tens of thousands of civilian s and pushed many others to immigrate to mexico, the united states, and canada.
An activist, thriving foreign missionary movement by the early 1900s religion, especially the dynamics of evangelical protestantism, played an important role in the tasks of internal expansion and nation-building which occupied americans in the nineteenth century at the same time, early in the. The emergence of modern europe, 1500-1648 economy and society the 16th century was a period of vigorous economic expansion this expansion in turn played a major role in the many other transformations—social, political, and cultural—of the early modern age. Many north american colonists condemned these vetoes as morally cruel, although new england slaves traders benefited handsomely from the british policy the complexity of the slavery issue was further revealed when thomas jefferson, a slaveholder, assailed the british vetoes in an early draft of the declaration but was forced to withdraw by a.
The world american colonists lived in during the eighteenth century was changing and becoming more complex between 1700 and 1750 the population in the english colonies increased from 250,000 to one million. I introduction in the early years of the nineteenth century, americans' endless commercial ambition—what one baltimore paper in 1815 called an almost universal ambition to get forward—remade the nation 1 between the revolution and the civil war, an old subsistence world died and a new more-commercial nation was born. Park, c (2004) religion and geography chapter 17 in what role has religion played in shaping particular one notable exception is the american college texts.
Much like the north, this was the result of the proliferation of churches, new clerical codes and bodies, and a religion that became more organized and uniformly enforced toward the end of the colonial era, churchgoing reached at least 60 percent in all the colonies. Sanitation practices in pre-chadwickian america 11 p rior to the 1830s, many american cities faced poor sanitary conditions and suffered crippling effects of epidemic disease.
The issue of religious freedom has played a significant role in the history of the united states and the remainder of north america europeans came to america to escape religious oppression and forced beliefs by such state-affiliated christian churches as the roman catholic church and the church of england. The influence of religion in pre-industrial north american town planning religion has played a vital role in the settling of many pre-industrial north american towns and cities in fact, religion proved to be one of the main reasons europeans. The years of industrial expansion after the civil war brought significant changes to american society the country became increasingly urban, and cities grew not only in terms of population but also in size, with skyscrapers pushing cities upward and new transportation systems extending them outward.