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Category: Kwaisi France

indigenous people

Pre-Colonial Period: Indigenous People

As Europeans moved beyond exploration and into colonization of the Americas, they brought changes to virtually every aspect of the land and its indigenous people, from trade and hunting to warfare and personal property. European goods, ideas, and diseases shaped the changing continent. Indigenous People These are the indigenous groups...

slavery

Sources of Labor: Slavery

Following triangular trade and indentured servitude is the institution whose legacy we’re still dealing with a century and a half after it’s end. Slavery and enslavement are the state and condition of being a slave. A person is enslaved when a slaver coerces him or her into working for them...

henry hudson

The Explorers: Henry Hudson

Henry Hudson is the 21st and final figure in the exploration of North America by non-indigenous people. This was a continuing effort to map and explore the continent and advance the economic interests of said non-indigenous peoples of North America. It spanned centuries, and consisted of efforts by numerous people...

samuel de champlain

The Explorers: Samuel De Champlain

Samuel De Champlain is the twentieth figure in the exploration of North America by non-indigenous people. This was a continuing effort to map and explore the continent and advance the economic interests of said non-indigenous peoples of North America. It spanned centuries, and consisted of efforts by numerous people and...

sir walter raleigh

The Explorers: Sir Walter Raleigh

Sir Walter Raleigh is the nineteenth figure in the exploration of North America by non-indigenous people. This was a continuing effort to map and explore the continent and advance the economic interests of said non-indigenous peoples of North America. It spanned centuries, and consisted of efforts by numerous people and...

sir john hawkins

The Explorers: Sir John Hawkins

Sir John Hawkins is the eighteenth figure in the exploration of North America by non-indigenous people. This was a continuing effort to map and explore the continent and advance the economic interests of said non-indigenous peoples of North America. It spanned centuries, and consisted of efforts by numerous people and...

sir francis drake

The Explorers: Sir Francis Drake

Sir Francis Drake is the seventeenth figure in the exploration of North America by non-indigenous people. This was a continuing effort to map and explore the continent and advance the economic interests of said non-indigenous peoples of North America. It spanned centuries, and consisted of efforts by numerous people and...