This part of the Unit focuses on answering the Unit 2 Colonial Period as defined by the Louisiana History Scope and Sequence. The documents presented are a resource to be used in order to answer these three questions.
•What geographical features attracted the French and the Spanish to Louisiana settlements? (8.2.3, 8.3.1-3)
•How did similarities and differences between ethnic groups cause cooperation or conflict between Native Americans and the French and Spanish colonies? (8.2.4, 8.4.2)
•How did events during the colonial period influence the economic growth and development of Louisiana? Justify your answer. (8.10.3)
•Why was America motivated to purchase Louisiana from France? (8.2.3, 8.7.1)
•Was America’s decision to purchase Louisiana wise? Was the decision constitutional? (8.2.2-3, 8.2.5)
•How did the Port of New Orleans affect the international economy as a result of the Louisiana Purchase? (8.7.2)
This bundle incorporates the following bundles.
The Colonial Period Bundle
and The Louisiana Purchase Bundle