This assessment packet examines the period of Spanish and French colonial activity in America. It focuses on people, places, and events that led to the expansion of Spanish and French power in places like California, Texas, and Louisiana.
The test is provided in Word format and may easily be modified to add or change test questions as needed.
The packet includes a standard assessment format, an answer key, and a modified format that provides fewer answer choices for meeting individual student needs.
• People mentioned include these names:
Don Juan de Oñate
Diego de Vargas
René Robert La Salle
Jean Baptiste Point du Sable
Pierre Le Moyne d’Iberville
• Places and vocabulary include the following:
St. Augustine, El Camino Real
San Antonio, Santa Fe
Detroit,Chicago, New Orleans
colonize, presidio, convert, revolt
coureurs de bois, voyageurs
Several questions for map skills are also included.
You might also be interested in these files:
• Columbus, Cortés, and Spanish Exploration of the New World
• Thirteen English colonies in America, the New World
This resource is created by Stephen Campbell.