AMERICAN HISTORY (The Civil War: Abraham Lincoln was the leader (The…
The Civil War: Abraham Lincoln was the leader
The Confederacy (southern states)
They didn't want to abolish slavery because of the plantation of tabacco, cotton
The Union (northern states)
Opposed to slavery: In northern states there was an industrial economy
The Union won the Civil War
In 1896 they abolished slavery in the USA
After the abolishing of slavery it started a long period of
segregation of black americans and civil rights movement
immigration from Europe
Ellis Island. It was an immigration station, but now it is a museum.
All new immigrants to the U.S.A. had to register there before entering the country
In Ellis Island there was a dining room, a kitchen, dormitories and the Great Hall, the registery room
It was opened in 1892 in New York
Immigrants had to queue for hours because everyone had to have an examination and an interview
The America before Columbus
The Aztecs were the last People to control the Mexican Plateau.
For the Aztec religion the Sun was born from a God sacrifice, and it needed energy from victims every morning.
The most important Divinity was Quetzalcoàtl,
the Feathered Snake
Incas means " Sons of the Sun". Their economy was based on agriculture, with the lands divided equally for each family.
The incas were the only Indios to tame the Lama, and they used it for the goods transports.
The maya civilization was divided in small city-States organised in hierarchy:
It was a British colony until the independence