America-the land

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  • America-the land
    • As there was no security colonists had to remove any international interest in America by claiming the land
    • The land was devoid of white settlers and they drove the native Americans out.
      • "Manifest Destiny" - The belief that white Americans were destined to rule and govern the land
    • When it encouraged migration/ immigration of people from different cultures it set the scene for racism.
      • White setters believed that other people were inferior to them so they could use them as slaves
        • Not everyone agreed with slave labour
        • American Civil War (1861-5)
        • Emancipation of the Slaves 1863
      • Triangular Trade - Trade route from Britain to the West Coast of Africa
      • Congress banned the importation of slaves in 1808


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