AP U.S. History 3.1 Period 1: 1491-1607

AP U.S. History 3.1 Period 1: 1491-1607. Which of the following factors contributed most directly to the trend described in the excerpt?

AP U.S. HistoryPeriod 1: 1491–1607
European Expansion into the Western HemisphereEuropean Efforts to Explore and Conquer the New World

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described in the excerpt and hear your potential answers All

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right increasing All right Well the trend that's being described

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here is early americans heading west to claim new land

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and where coonskin hats and stuff So we've just gotta

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ask ourselves which option would have contributed to that thing

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option is obviously wrong If there were lots of great

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economic opportunities in the east why would anybody want to

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pack their family into a drafty wagon and head off

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into the dangerous wilderness Well they wouldn't Well maybe they

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would if they were really into wreck coonskin caps but

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other than that they wouldn't weakened cross out a choice

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D isn't right either At this point in time immigration

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was still a free for all and not regulated by

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any particular piece of legislation As the influx of scots

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irish immigrants proved option b could make sense if competition

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With the spanish to conquer western territory had been dying

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down It might have encouraged american settlers The thing is

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though that competition with the spanish hadn't died down Toby

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is a big fat lie The best answer here is

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See settlers were encouraged to head into the wild west

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by congress who enacted policies that made it easier for

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new territories to become states That's nice and all But

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maybe congress should have also funded a programme to keep

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raccoons safe That's one friend we don't need to see 00:01:37.7 --> [endTime] oh