EARLY COLINIZATION
 

Go to the following links and answer the questions:

 

http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/H/1994/ch1_p3.htm

 

1 How many people lived in the Western Hemisphere when the first Europeans arrived ?

 

2 How many Native Americans were in the "US" at this time ?

 

 

3 How were they affected by European diseases ? Which ones ?

 

 

 

  1. How did the Native American survive at this time ?
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    http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/H/1994/ch1_p4.htm

     

  3. When did the first Europeans arrive in North America ?
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  5. Explain the importance of John Cabot
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  7. Who is America named after ?
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  9. What were the discoveries of the following:

 

Hernando De Soto

 

Francisco Coronado

 

Jacques Cartier

 

 

 

9 Click on the Francis Drake link: What was hid "great voyage" ?

 

 

10 What was the importance of Walter Raleigh ?

 

 

  1. What was the first successful British colony in the New World ?