Students will analyze how history is a series of connected events shaped by multiple cause and effect relationships, tying past to present.
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: The English Colonies Reading
A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.
April 20: Prom
April 28: AP Saturday
May 3: No School
May 9: On Demand Test
May 10: AP Exam
May 13: Science Test
May 21: No School
May 27: No School
May 30: Last Day