History 8-1, Europeans Begin to Colonize in America




Assignment Three
Europeans Begin to Colonize in the Americas

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What led to the establishment of European colonies in the Americas? What efforts were successful and what efforts were not?




We are going to explore what led to colonization efforts in North America.


Students will identify and describe the essential questions posed on the assignment by creating a series of well-written short essays.

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Each essay is worth 20 points. They will be graded for completeness, accuracy and proper application of correct writing skills.

The vocabulary words are 2 points each with six additional points for completing them all.



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