Following the discovery of the New World two countries fought for control of the eastern coast. This battle pitted Pedro Menendez de Avilles against the French Huguenot Jean Ribault. Settlements were built, natives befriended, this Power Point provides the students with pictures that transform them back to these early settlements. It allows for them to see the battle that took place, the artifacts used, as well as the weaponry of the time period.
Era 1 Three World Meet
Standard 2: How early European exploration and colonization resulted in cultural and ecological interactions among previously unconnected peoples
Era 2 Colonization and Settlement (1585-1763)
Standard 1: Why the Americas attracted Europeans, why they brought enslaved Africans to their colonies, and how Europeans struggled for control of North America and the Caribbean