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New World Beginnings09

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

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