AP Learning Objective:
Explain the causes of exploration and conquest of the New World by various European nations.
I can summarize the Spanish, French, and & English motives for exploration in the Americas, and I can describe the settlements established by each.
Critical Vocabulary: Christopher Columbus, Columbian Exchange, Conquistadors, "Gold, God, and Glory," Hernán Cortés, Aztec Empire, Tenochtitlan, Francisco Pizzaro, Inca Empire, New Spain, Encomienda System, St. Augustine, Pueblo Revolt, Jacques Cartier, Northwest Passage, Samuel de Champlain, Louis Jolliet and Jacques Marquette, Cavelier La Salle, New France, New Orleans, Privateer, Sir Walter Raleigh, Roanoke, Jamestown, John Smith, John Rolfe, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay, John Winthrop
Homework: 1491 Reading