New World Beginnings The American Pageant: Chapter 1 Describe the shaping of N. America from a historical and geological standpoint. 351472560960 1st Discoverers of America: How and why did they come? Central and South America: Who are the “big three” native civilizations?
476250010795What made these groups stand out from the others?
What product allowed for permanent settlements of Native Americans? What is Three-Sister farming and how did it impact population? Why is 1492 inaccurate when giving credit for discovering America? 481965088265How did economics and European vanity impact exploration? How did Portugal alter the future of travel and trade? How did the marriage of Ferdinand and Isabella alter world affairs? What impact did European discovery have on the “new world” and “old world”? 3838575-200025Who benefited the most from the Treaty of Tordesillas? What were the driving factors that influenced Spanish Conquistadores? Spanish Conquistadores Notable exploration and achievements:
Juan Ponce de Leόn
Hernando de Soto
How was Spanish America different than the area previous dominated by Native Americans? How did Spain react to the growing French and British presence in the “new world”? What does the “Black Legend” mean?