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History 8-1, Assignment Two, Early Colonization and its Impacts

 

 

 

Assignment Two
Early Colonization and Its Impacts

Deadline, 3/21, 120 points

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Jamestown

Jamestown layout

 

 

How did early colonization efforts in the New World proceed?

What were some of the structures put in place by the colonizers to determine their success?

Image of early colonies

This is an image of a post card, created in 1901 by A.B. Burbank. It is his depiction of Plymouth Colony as it may have appeared in 1622.


 

Description

As the Europeans began to get a foothold in the Americas, conflicts arose. So did benefits - overwhelmingly for the Europeans. We are going to trace those changes and growth.

Objectives

Students will identify and describe the patterns of settlement and significant interactions associated with the period of colonization in the New World.

Essential questions

How did European colonies affect the Native populations?

How did the expansion of European colonies affect Europe?

What were the effects of the Columbian Exchange?

How did the story of Jamestown unfold?

Special instructions

View the assignment sheet. Follow the instructions on it.

Vocabulary

Columbian Exchange

Hernando de Soto

Walter Raleigh

Roanoke

John Smith

The Starving Time

 

Outline Practice

Main Idea

Supporting Idea 1

Supporting Idea 2

Conflicting Information

Outcomes

Conclusion

 

Outline Practice

When creating their plantations, Spanish conquistadors ...

Supporting Idea 1

Supporting Idea 2

Conflicting Information or Views

The local Natives, destroyed by disease, were subjected to ...

The Spanish crown encouraged ...

Outcomes

As a result of the Spanish encomienda system ...

Conclusion

Spanish colonization continued to ...

 

 

Links

Printed files

Click here to view a printed copy of the assignment.

Media files

Here is a link to the PowerPoint we used in class at the beginning of this unit.

Here is a link to the notes page we used to accompany the PowerPoint listed above.

Here is a link to the simplified timeline we used in class.

Here is a link to the PowerPoint file about the similarities and differences between Massachusetts and Jamestown.

Here is a link to the PowerPoint file we used in class Wednesday.

Examples of bad writing.

Online files

Click here to access Chapter One of the textbook.

Click here to access Chapter Two of the textbook.

Click here to access Chapter Two of the textbook.

Click here for a good explanation of the effects of European colonization.

Click here for an excellent place to explore the Columbian Exchange.

Sound files

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