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United States History. In The Beginning…. Discuss the following questions with your group write your answers on the big paper. What countries do you think the first immigrants came from? Why do you think the first immigrants came to the New World? Give a social, political and economic reason.

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United states history

United States History

In The Beginning…


Discuss the following questions with your group write your answers on the big paper
Discuss the following questions with your group write your answers on the big paper..

  • What countries do you think the first immigrants came from?

  • Why do you think the first immigrants came to the New World? Give a social, political and economic reason.


In 1492 columbus sailed the ocean blue
In 1492, Columbus Sailed The Ocean Blue… answers on the big paper..


Who came to the colonies

British answers on the big paper..

French

Spanish

Scots-Irish

Germans

Portuguese

Jews

Swedes

Dutch

Welsh

Irish

Scots

Belgians

Swiss

Who Came To The Colonies…


They came from here … answers on the big paper..


And landed here
… and landed here. answers on the big paper..


Why did people come here
Why Did People Come Here? answers on the big paper..

  • Social Reason

    Religious Freedom

    • Pilgrims-Mass.

    • Puritans-Mass.

    • Quakers-Penn.


Why did people come here1

Economic Reasons answers on the big paper..

Greater Opportunities

More Land to farm

GOLD!!

Why Did People Come Here?


  • Political Reasons answers on the big paper..

    • Objections to established rules

    • Intolerance

    • Persecution


The “Old Country” allows their citizens to leave Europe and set up colonies in the “New World” because…….

MERCANTILISM

Definition: an economic policy designed to enhance the power and wealth of the mother countries by taking natural resources and wealth from the new lands.


Give and take relationship
Give and Take Relationship and set up colonies in the “New World” because…….

  • The colonists were allowed to come in exchange for

  • The Mother Country take the resources of the land.

How long can this last?


Tensions will rise
TENSIONS WILL RISE!!!! and set up colonies in the “New World” because…….

  • Stay tuned for further details in United States History!


2 00 summary
$2.00 Summary and set up colonies in the “New World” because…….

  • On the back of your poster….

    • Write a summary as a group of what you learned today. Each word is $.05

    • The following words are FREE.

      • The, and, or, a, an, is

        REPORT OUT! The person who wrote does not have to speak.


Coming soon
COMING SOON: and set up colonies in the “New World” because…….

  • An American Revolution


THE END and set up colonies in the “New World” because…….


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