Colonist and Native American Relations Reading Passages | First Americans

Colonist and Native American Relations Reading Passages | First Americans
Colonist and Native American Relations Reading Passages | First Americans
Colonist and Native American Relations Reading Passages | First Americans
Colonist and Native American Relations Reading Passages | First Americans
Colonist and Native American Relations Reading Passages | First Americans
Colonist and Native American Relations Reading Passages | First Americans
Colonist and Native American Relations Reading Passages | First Americans
Colonist and Native American Relations Reading Passages | First Americans
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Colonist and Native American Relations Passages, Questions, and Annotations {First Americans}


US History Series


This resource contains 5 Engaging, Non-Fiction Reading Comprehension Passages with Directions for Student Annotations! Reading Comprehension Questions also included!

Questions & Answer Keys for Each of the 5 Reading Passages!

COMMON CORE ALIGNED!

Quick overview of topics covered in this resource include:

1.) Competition for Control of North America

-Overview of how the “Age of Discovery” inspired European powers to engage in competition for control of North America – hoped to discover riches and control of land.

-why colonists came to the new word (gold and riches, abundant land, escape disease and poverty in England, looking for a better life, religious freedom/tolerance (Puritans, Pilgrims, Catholics, Quakers)

-Overview of how Native Americans first traded with colonists (fur trade began) and were hospitable and offered food to colonists. Peace did not last long once they realized English were not going to leave.

2.) American-Indian Wars

Description of American-Indian War (a series of armed conflicts spanning 300 years between colonists, European empires, American settlers, and Native Americans)

-The Pequot War (July 1636-1638) in New England

-overview of war, the colonists attacked over 500 Pequot in a brutal war.

-King Philip’s War (June 1675-April 1678) in New England (also known as Metacom’s War)

3.) Anglo-Powhatan Wars in Virginia

-Description of the Powhatan Wars

-Peace of Pocahontas – the marriage of Pocahontas and John Rolfe in 1614 created a period of peace between Powhatan’s tribes and the Jamestown colonists.

-Overview of 2nd War (1622-1632) Further encroachment on Powhatan territories. Chief Opechancanough led major attacks on colonists and they retaliated

-Overview of 3rd War (1644-1646)

Attacks from Opechancanough, Chef Opechancanough refused to sign a peace treaty and was shot in the back by an English guard.

4.) The French and Indian War

-War fought by the French and British (1754-1763)

-Overview of battles, first battle was at Fort Duquesne – George Washington led troops to force the French out of Ohio River Valley.

-Military tactics that the French learned from the Indians.

-William Pitt changed the outcome for the British – a secretary of state committed to spend money on the resources necessary to win.

-British won with Treaty of Paris signed (officially ended the war)

-British gained all of France’s land in Canada and Ohio River Valley

5.) Indian Removal Act of 1830 and The Trail of Tears

-Overview of Indian Removal Act Law signed by Andrew Jackson in 1830

-details of law – ordered all of the Indian nations east of Mississippi river to move west.

-Overview of the Trail of Tears – 1838 the Cherokee nation was forced to move into “Indian Territory” (present day Oklahoma)

-The journey the Cherokee nation took was referred to as the “Trail of Tears”

-facts about the journey (1/4th of the people did not survive, faced starvation, disease, and a cold winter)

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