Most students today understand that the Carolinas were colonized by the English who had come to Charleston by way of the Caribbean trade routes, primarily Barbados. This module describes the beginnings of Barbados and how the concept of “place” helped to shape it economically and culturally.
How can the concept of “place” be explained through social interactions?
Driving Question: Place can have many definitions. How did the unique blend of location, geography, and economic factors make Barbados an attractive “place” for colonization?
Other Instructional Materials or Notes:
- White board or projection device for whole class participation
- tablets/laptops for student use
- internet access
- 7-1 The student will demonstrate an understanding of the growth and impact of global trade on world civilizations after 1600.
- European expansion during the 1600s and 1700s was often driven by economic and technological forces. To understand the influence of these forces, the student will utilize the knowledge and skills set forth in the following indicators: