Lesson 3 Who were the Americans of the c16th?

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Lesson 3 Who were the Americans of the c16th?

  1. 1. Who were the Americans of the C16th?<br />Starter<br />Which nationalities are these people/groups/object?<br />What do they have in common?<br />Is there an odd one out?<br />1<br />2<br />3<br />4<br />5<br />6<br />
  2. 2. Who were the Americans of the C16th?<br />Mayan people<br />Aztec People<br />The Incas<br />Africans<br />Europeans<br />Native Americans<br />There were all inhabiting America by 1600.<br />Only 1 group were there by force!<br />1<br />2<br />3<br />4<br />5<br />6<br />
  3. 3. Term Outline<br />
  4. 4. Objectives<br />To be able to describe who the inhabitants of America were by 1600<br />
  5. 5. Use the Map of the Americas to show who lived where in 1600 – some groups may overlap<br />Groups will include<br />Britain<br />Native North Americans<br />Aztecs<br />Incas<br />Mayans<br />Spanish<br />Portuguese<br />French<br />
  6. 6. The English, French, Dutch and Swedish<br />Add these territories to your map. Can you work out where it is?<br />
  7. 7. The Aztecs<br />Add these territories to your map. Can you work out where it is?<br />
  8. 8. The Mayans<br />Add these territories to your map. Can you work out where it is?<br />Technically, the Mayan Empire had died out before the Europeans arrive but people still occupied this area.<br />
  9. 9. The Incas <br />Add these territories to your map. Can you work out where it is?<br />
  10. 10. Spain<br />How will you deal with this?<br />
  11. 11. Portugal<br />Add these territories to your map. Can you work out where it is?<br />
  12. 12. Native (North)Americans<br />How will you deal with this?<br />
  13. 13. Africans<br />Africans could be found in Spanish, Portuguese, English and French Territory.<br />How can you show this on your map?<br />
  14. 14. Additional Information<br />Use the information on the following slides to add detail to your map. Select appropriate points!<br />
  15. 15. The English<br /><ul><li>The English were often at war with the Scots.
  16. 16. Sir Walter Raleigh was an early British explorer popularly credited with introducing the potato and tobacco into Europe.
  17. 17. The English focussed their attentions on North America for colonisation. Privateers like Sir Francis Drake would attack Spanish ships transporting gold.
  18. 18. Early English attempts to colonise America failed especially at Roanoke Island – the last colony disappeared!
  19. 19. Henry VIII composed Greensleeves</li></li></ul><li>The Spanish<br />Link for Conquistadors Episode 1<br />Why did Cortes and the Spanish in South America?<br />
  20. 20. The Spanish<br />The Spanish were to destroy the great civilisations of South America.<br />With them they brought disease to which the native tribes had no immunity. It is calculated that 90% of the population of South America died as a result.<br />The Spanish would need a new workforce...<br />
  21. 21. Homework<br />Do your own research to add information about these peoples to your web diagram<br />The Aztecs<br />The Incas<br />The Mayans<br />Native Americans<br />
  22. 22. Questions<br />?<br />Describe who lived in the Americas around 1600.<br />
  23. 23. Extension powerpoints<br />If you still have time, use the powerpoints available here to ad to your information<br />Incas - http://worldhistory.pppst.com/incas.html<br />Azecs - http://worldhistory.pppst.com/aztecs.html<br />They could also help with homework. <br />
  24. 24. Plenary<br />Why do you think Africans were going to be needed in America?<br />

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