I can compare and contrast the Spanish, French, and English motives for exploration in the New World.
- Background Question: What was the encomienda system? How did it impact the relationship between the Spanish and Native Americans?
- Chart - New World Beginnings
- Reading - The Columbian Exchange
- Activity - Columbus: Hero or Villain
- Reflection Question: Should Christopher Columbus be remembered as a hero or villain? Write at least three sentence to support your opinion.