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British, French, Dutch, Spanish colonize North America

British, French, Dutch, Spanish colonize North America

Author: Josh Arnold
Description:

Compare the relationships among the British, French, Spanish, and Dutch in their struggle for colonization of North America. 

In this lesson students will learn about the founding of different North American colonies by the European nations of England, Spain, France, and the Netherlands. Students will look at how the nations interacted with each other and begin to focus on the English colonies as the beginnings of the United States. 

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Tutorial

Scatter game to help learn reasons to explore

Use this part of the lesson to learn more about the concepts related to Early Colonization, you can change the learning mode using the drop menu in the lower right corner

Introduction to Early Colonization

Mr. Arnold introduces the critical information you will need to know and will learn about in this two part lesson on Early Colonization

Source: Mr. Arnold

Textbook reading page 54

Audio recording of page 54 US History Beginnings to 1877

Source: Holt McDougal, US History Beginnings to 1877

Notes on early colonies

Three column chart used to record information about the different reasons for exploring, naming explorers who searched for the Northwest Passage, and names of the nations and colonies they started in North America.

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Source: Holt McDougal United States History Beginnings to 1877

Introduction to English and Dutch colonies

This Discovery Education video discusses some of the earliest European settlements in North America.

Source: Discovery Education