identity and describe at least three Native groups that were living in the New World
Writing Assignment #1
Due September 23 by 5 pm central time
Directions: Students are to answer the questions using the assigned readings for the week. Students will submit the responses to all of the question to the online discussion board and to safe assign. Students will need to respond to at least one classmate and to the instructor. All work must include references and/or citations. Minimum word count for each question is 150 words. Please consult the grading rubric for assignments guidelines.
To prepare for this Discussion students are to review Unit 1 and 2. After reviewing Units 1 and 2 answer the following questions in the discussion board. Students will need to select at least five questions to answer from unit 1 or 2. Please note that students will need to use all questions to prepare for examinations.
Unit 1 Question
Before taking this course, please share your understanding of American history.
What knowledge or understanding do you have about U.S. History? (If this is your
first course, please share this.) After reviewing Unit 1, please share what ideas or
concepts that were connected to what you already knew before taking this course.
What ideas or theories presented from the reading were new to you? OR If you
were to define history, what would you offer as a definition?
Consider the early indigenous groups that lived in the New World. After reviewing lessons 1-2 and reviewing the films, identity at least three Native groups that were living in the New World. Do you agree that the Columbian Exchange impacted Native Americans? Please explain why or why not.
Several groups began arriving to the New World after 1492. Identify at least one group from lessons 3-4 that were discussed. Who was this group and discuss their lives before and after they arrived to the Americas. Discuss your understanding of the individual groups that began to establish live in the new world (Example: Puritans, Pilgrims, Quakers and other groups).