I. Europe, the Market, and America
Readings: (Making Sense of United State History to the Civil War.)
In an essay of approximately four pages, explain how changes in the perception and use of “property” affected the settling of America. In your answer, you should consider:
how “property” was perceived and used under the manorial system;
why the rise of a market economy undermined the manorial system;
how changes in property relationships in Europe stimulated emigration to the English colonies; and
how and why Native and European-settler views regarding property differed.