This PointPoint presentation has definitions, pictures, animations, sound bytes and multimedia aspects on the Native America- Colonial era. Subjects included: Pangaea, Mesoamerican empires, exploration, famous/important explorers, the Columbian Exchange, formation of colonies: Southern, Middle & New England, and how the Enlightenment shaped what would become America (1200BCE-1760s AD). This unit features primary source documents and activities for students to exercise their critical thinking skills and recall the information. In addition, it is common core compatible with built in questioning and reasoning. This is a must have for a serious educator.