This resource contains 27 pages of notes aligned with Time Period #1 [1491 to 1607] of the Advanced Placement United States History curriculum. Download available as a PDF and editable Word Document. Handout includes:
A cover page that presents a visual preview of the 12 individual or groups who will be used to help tell the larger story of European conquest of the North American continent.
An organized presentation of lecture topics [headings and subheadings] designed to serve as an instructional tool to guide student inquiry
1.1 From Pangaea to Paradise - The Americas before European Conquest
1.2 To the Ends of the Earth: The Age of European Exploration and Discovery
1.3 The Columbian Exchange: Biological and Cultural Consequences of 1492
1.4 Devils in the Desert: Spanish Exploration and Conquest [1500-1620]
1.5 Encomienda: Indigenous Labors Systems in New Spain
1.6 The Spanish Mission System – “A Wealth of Souls to Harvest”
1.7 The French and the Dutch, in the New World 1524 to 1608
1.8 Gentlemen in the Wilderness - The Planting of English America [1588 – 1607]
In addition to notes and graphics on the hard copy handouts, you can follow interactive students notes complete with embedded links and YouTube videos on my class website www.apushcanvas.pbworks.com
Please Note: Student notes for Time Periods #1-5 will be posted this fall. The five time periods have been organized into modules when necessary and contain over 80 original headings and sub headings that can be easily integrated into an APUSH program.