American Beginnings

the European Presence in North America, 1492-1690

National Humanities Council | Jan 19, 2021

American Beginnings: the European Presence in North America, 1492-1690 offers primary sources thematically organized with notes and discussion questions. The “toolbox” is divided into topics that include linked texts with explanatory notes. Framing questions can help drive in-class discussion; they may also be assigned for independent reading and assessment in a remote or flipped class.

Tags: Atlantic World Caribbean North America South America Assignments Primary Sources Readings Book & Media Cultural Economic Exploration & Expansion Food & Foodways Labor Migration & Immigration Native American & Indigenous Slavery Social Urban 1400-1600 1600-1800


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