"With the founding
of Virginia and Massachussetts as the first permanent English colonies
in the 17th century, the 'Old World' firmly took hold in the 'New
World.' In the decades that followed, the 'New World' experienced
its most significant, sustained level of change as 'Old World' Europe
displaced & replaced 'New World" Native America."
you know about world
and American history, and given what you have learned from the assigned
articles, assess the validity of the above interpretations of Native
American history before and during the period of European contact.
Your essay should
be typed, approximately 2-3 pages or 500 words. It should be
around a strong central thesis statement and appropriate topic
I will not use it formally
in grading your
essay, APUSH essays are graded using a rubric based on the 6-Traits
Rubric with which you are familiar from your English classes. Download
a copy here.)
|Analysis Hint: Some
suggest that the Americas had a long, complex history and that far from
a new phenomena, the types of changes in the land after 1600 were
simply the latest developments that had been altering the world of
Native Americans for centuries.
Writing Assistance: To help you out, I have
outline template for you to follow in writing this paper. You are
not required to follow it, but at the very least take a look at it to
help you get started. Download it here.
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