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Breaking Away from Britain. Unit 1 Lesson 1A: Origins of the American Nation: The New World. L.E.Q.: How did European exploration and colonization effect Native American and European cultures?. Drill:

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Breaking away from britain

Breaking Away from Britain

Unit 1 Lesson 1A: Origins of the American Nation: The New World


L e q how did european exploration and colonization effect native american and european cultures

L.E.Q.: How did European exploration and colonization effect Native American and European cultures?

Drill:

Based on these images, what conclusions do you have about the interactions between Europeans and Native Americans?


Pop quiz regions of the u s

Pop Quiz: Regions of the U.S.

  • Which states make up the Northwest region of the U.S.?

    Washington, Oregon

  • Which state is also a peninsula?

    Florida

  • Which state is in the Southwest region and bordered to the east by Louisiana?

    Texas

  • How many states are have a polar climate?

    one = Alaska

  • What is the climate of most states in the Southeast region?

    Humid subtropical


Pre columbian america

Pre-Columbian America

  • The first human inhabitants of North American came from northeast Asia during an Ice Age, approximately 15,ooo years ago

  • As the Ice Age ended these Asian descendants began to develop distinctive regional cultures

    - some remained nomadic

    - some relied heavily on farming

  • Each group/tribe developed their own languages, social organizations, governments, and religious beliefs and practices = civilization

15,000 years ago


Pre columbian america1

Pre-Columbian America

  • Native population was between 5-10 million

  • 350-500 different languages b/w the two continents

  • Pre-contact societies were diverse and complex


Early modern europe

Early Modern Europe

  • After the Middle Ages (500-1400 C.E.) Europe experienced an age of intellectualism known as the Renaissance (advances in technology, weaponry, and science)

  • Motives for exploration:

    - God: spread Christianity

    - Glory: bring honor to country and increase power and control

    - Gold: increase wealth of the country and status


Columbus

Columbus

  • Arrived in the Caribbean in 1492, his purpose: conquest and exploitation

  • “I cold conquer the whole of them with fifty men and govern them as I pleased.”

    (entry from Columbus’ journal – 13 October 1942)

  • Effects of Columbus’ voyages:

    - Other European leaders fund expeditions to the Americas

    - Europeans begin to see themselves as superior

    - Columbian Exchange


Homework

Homework:

Sum it Up:

Describe the effects of European exploration on both the Native Americans and Europeans.

Read pages 4-6 of Lesson 1: Origins of the American Nation and take notes


L e q how did european exploration and colonization effect native american and european cultures1

**Colonize: come to settle among and establish political control over

L.E.Q.: How did European exploration and colonization effect Native American and European cultures?

Drill:

Brainstorm

Why were Europeans able to colonize the Americas with relative ease?

European colonists arrive in America to appropriate land.

Cartoonist: Madden, Chris


Colonization made easy

Colonization Made Easy:

  • Decrease in Native populations: Explorers and conquistadors brought diseases with them that killed 90% - 96% of the Native Americans living on the eastern coast of North America

  • Land was already settled: Native Americans already settled the land = homes, farm lands, irrigation systems, pottery, tools

  • Acculturation: Native American and European cultures began to blend with Native populations learning to use new technologies, such as firearms and utilizing horses

  • Increase in Native warfare: Europeans played Native Americans against each other; sell of other Natives as slaves and the fur trade increased conflict


Breaking away from britain

Colonization of North America

Colonization of South America


Breaking away from britain

North America

Europe


L e q how did european exploration and colonization effect native american and european cultures2

A.K.A. Raw Materials

L.E.Q.: How did European exploration and colonization effect Native American and European cultures?

Drill:

What is mercantilism? In the case of European colonization, who benefited most from this economic system?


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