The interaction among peoples from three different continents created a distinctly American culture. To understand the contributions made by Native Americans, Europeans, and Africans to the settlement of North America, the student will utilize the kno...

Grade(s): 4

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2011

Beyond Barbados Glossary
Beyond Barbados Glossary

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Part 1: In the Beginning (CLICK FOR VIDEO) Amalgam – A mixture or blend Amerindians – A member of the indigenous peoples of the Americas Barbados – An island country in the Lesser Antilles of the West...
Beyond Barbados
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The Barbados Adventurers With the success of the sugarcane crop, Barbados quickly became the wealthiest colony in the New World, and the most densely populated place on the planet. Successful...
Beyond Barbados
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Sweet Success Dutch Sephardic Jewish colonists moved from Brazil to Barbados to escape the religious persecution of the Spanish Inquisition. These Sephardic Jews brought with them the knowledge to...
French and Indian War
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Part two briefly outlines the French and Indian War. After England officially declares war on France in 1756, this marks the beginning of both the French and Indian War, and the Seven Years War...
French and Indian War
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Although the French and Indian War began officially in 1756, rising tension and engagements between British and French colonists happened years prior. With the English, French, and Native Americans...
“The Voices of Slavery”
“The Voices of Slavery”

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The relations between Africans and those who conquered them would was complicated. Forced to come to a strange country, slaves had vastly different experiences than their white masters in the 18th and...

Trade Trials Treaties
Trade Trials Treaties

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Trade was a normal part of the Cherokee culture for thousands of years. European trade eventually changed the Cherokee way of life. In nearly 250 years of contact with whites, the Cherokees faced...