Women Women of the Great Plains played a very important role in society. You might think that men did all the hard work and women had the easy jobs. However that is incorrect.
Imagine you were amongst these first settlers. Write your own journal entry describing your first contact with the Natives. Look at the source to get an idea of a journal entry.
Make sure you cover: InEnglish colonists attempted to settle at a place called Roanoke. The settlement lasted only for a short time. After initial friendly relations, fighting broke out with the Native Americans when they refused demands for food from English soldiers.
On May 14,the first lasting English settlement in North America was established. Captain Newport led the expedition, staying until June 22nd, when he sailed back to England for supplies. The source material in this Snapshot comes from the time between May and June, when Newport was in America.
These settlers were unprepared, and did not even plant the right crops or eat the right foods. They soon encountered starvation and famine, despite stealing food from the Native Americans. Thousands of Native Americans were also killed, either in fighting or by outbreaks of European diseases to which their bodies had no immunity.
Those settlers that survived, together with new arrivals, began to cultivate the land, growing tobacco. As more settlers arrived, more Native American hunting grounds were taken, and the Native Americans began to fight back. Any chance of peaceful relations were at an end.
Teachers' notes This lesson asks pupils to investigate the early contact between Europeans and Native Americans. Using primary source diary extracts, pupils are able to understand and appreciate the first encounters between European settlers and the indigenous people of North America.
Pupils are asked to explore both positive and negative aspects of these encounters, which can then be developed further in a number of ways. This is a contemporary map engraved by William Hole based on descriptions by the discoverer of Virginia, Captain John Smith. The map uses a mix of English and Native place names.
These are extracts from the diaries of one of the Virginia settlers, possibly Captain Gabriel Archer, and show the life of the settlers as well as their interaction with the native Americans. The lesson could form a background to the teaching of the History Scheme of Work Unit What were the effects of Tudor exploration?
The lesson also covers breadth of study National Curriculum requirements through investigation of a world study beforespecifically indigenous peoples of North America. The final written task offers a clear literacy opportunity, and further links with citizenship and PSHE issues could be made with teacher development.This revised, updated, and expanded edition defines more than idiomatic words and phrases of American English.
Each alphabetical entry has a grammatical explanation and an example sentence. The dictionary, which includes a preface in nine different languages, is a tool to help increase fluency in English for students, business travelers, and leisure travelers.
Focusing on the voices of women, African Americans, laborers, and Native Americans, the site offers a variety of documents, including personal accounts, letters, and diaries. The materials are searchable by keyword and arranged into author, title, and document-type indexes.
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and write a journal entry . and Native Americans in North America. Using primary source Source One: Extract from a journal of one of the settlers. Native North Americans What was early contact like between Europeans and Natives?
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