British Colonies

American Archaeology Uncovers the Earliest English Colonies

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Uses a student-friendly tone and format to introduce readers to the science of historical archaeology, focusing on the earliest English settlements. Explores key concepts of historical archaeology and discusses the tools for understanding how archaeologists uncover clues to America's past. Features maps, sidebars, a glossary, and a list of resources for further study.

American Archaeology Uncovers the Earliest English Colonies

A Few Acres of Snow

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A war fought at the edge of two mighty empires. For over one hundred and fifty years Britain and France were locked in a struggle for domination of North America.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Content Area: 
Social Studies
Play Time: 
60 min.
A Few Acres of Snow

Colonial Designs (2007)

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As encounter changed to settlement, relations between Native Americans and European colonial powers became more complex. This unit charts the changing interactions between competing European powers and Native Americans, and the increasing reliance on the race-based enslavement of Africans.

Grade Level: 
High
Length: 
00:28
Colonial Designs