NATIVE AMERICANS ´
Native Americans were completely different from each other, but shared one thing in common, their strong belief in society. First, Native Americans worked and stayed together to make a society. Men played a role in hunting and protecting the family. While woman stayed home to cooked and took care of the children. Secondly, beliefs and religion were very important and play a huge role in keeping everything in order. Native Americans believed spirits and beliefs were the underlying of all things. Thirdly, each group or family has their own told in the community to help out and be a part of the society. This was called division of labor. Division of labor was a system to help establish and send out roles to everyone in the Native Americans community. With these simple tasks/assignments, it helped the society function. In conclusions, family beliefs and small tasks helped made Native Americans a strong society. The Government of the Natives Americans was like a Democracy kind of Government. The Iroquois Arose out of wars and among other Iroquois groups. With that the Iroquois had a Grand council with 50 Iroquois leaders. So they can talk about the issues. The council held the most respected men from the clans. The council was one of the first Native Americans to showed Democracy. In 1745 Benjamin Franklin was influenced in the creation of the colonial governments. Seeing how organized and professional the council was he had to use those elements for his colonial government. The Natives had an advanced governments system by using Democracy in their council.
Many Native American tribes innovated to act as forms of survival for them. Many of the Native Americans domesticated a lot of the crops that we still use today. Some of the crops and food cultivated were corn, bread, wheat, and beans. The Native American named the large body of water and called it the "Mississippi River". The river was used to trade goods with other colonies. The Native Americans also created new forms of clothing. They wore small pieces of garment for clothing and on occasions wore throws across themselves.
Democracy- government by the people; a form of government in which the supreme power is vested in the people and exercised directly by them or by their elected agents under a free electoral system.
The social order, church, and crusades help expand and advance the European's in society. First, the Europeans were categorized on a social order system which was called a hierarchy. Monarchs and nobles were at the top of the hierarchy, and held the most power and most wealth. Secondly the Roman Catholic Church played a huge role in society. They helped build and increase the European’s Society. Thirdly, crusades helped people advance in society. It increased exploration and curiosity about new land. In conclusion, the social order, church, and crusades played a large role in helping the Europeans society.
Europe had many innovations and inventions these inventions allowed Europe to expand and dominate other countries. Some examples to prove this are the Europeans needed a ship that could sail against the wind this helped create the idea of the Caravel. The caravel allowed the Europeans to cover more land and countries faster, and more frequently. Also, the Colombian trade allowed Europeans to exchange with other societies. The Columbian trade allowed the Europeans to advance by growing more crops, and trading such goods as guns and artillery. Next, Europe artillery grew extensively with guns on ships allowing them to take over land before reaching it. By having guns it helps the Europeans dominate other places because they were the only one at the time with guns. In conclusion, Europe had many innovations and inventions that helped them dominate other countries.
The Monarchs help to advance the European society. In Spain Queen Isabella was most powerful woman in the world. She expelled Muslims and Jews from Spain. Expelling all Muslim and Jews help Spain by making them more united. In the thirteenth century England had some land of France. The English king and Frances king had a war that lasted for hundreds of years. It ended with France winning and it made their country a whole again. This gave the French food and martial from the land they gained. The prince of Portugal started a series of explorations. The Monarchs and Prince Henry supported Vasco de Gama sailed around Cape of Good Hope to India. In conclusion the Monarch help the European expand both in religion and power.
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Crusade- Any of the medieval military expeditions undertaken by the European to retake the holy city back from the Muslims.
WEST AFRICANS ´
The three West African kingdoms had advanced government more advance then most societies. Songhai was the largest kingdom in West African history. With the trade Songhai gained money and power. With that Songhai raise a mighty army and conquer terrorist. Kongo had a 4 million people in their empire. Since Kongo had so many people had to make small kingdoms for their people. Benin had an organized. Benin had governments with official watching after the districts.
West African innovations helped them further in the world in many ways. First, The largest empires and buildings were built and provided by the Western Africans. The largest empire last from 1464 all the way to 1591. The leader of that empire was Songhai. Additionally, not only did the African people use their knowledge to provide shelter, but they also learned how to use their land to benefit their people. Some benefits include having crops on certain parts of land. The soil was really fertile which made it easy for them to grow rice, and cotton. Rice was provided as a food source. While cotton was used to make clothing. Lastly is art. Art was used to express feeling based on religion and certain ceremonies. Some Ceremonies includes rituals and some even used them for funerals. In conclusion, Africans went from creating the largest empires, to making use of land for crops, to art.
In the 15th century Native Americans, Europeans, and West Africans had some similarities in the ways that they lived. For example, one way Europeans were similar was that they innovated the same way as the Natives, and West Africans. Europeans invented weapons to fight and take over new found land and the people who were on it. Also Natives were different in some ways from the Europeans and West Africans because they harvested different crops, and worshipped in diverse ways from them. Next, West Africans were similar to the Europeans because they wanted to build ships, and inventions to find a new form of living. In conclusion, Native Americans, West Africans, and Europeans were similar and different in many ways.