This essay focuses on The English Colonies’. This week I want students to think back to the four philosophies of history (cyclical, providential, progressive, post-modern) to answer this question about the Colonial era:
In Week 2, we learn what history is, how it is define, and how historians do their work.
This week I want students to think back to the four philosophies of history to answer this question about the Colonial era:
What philosophy of history best explains the plight of Native people, during the early days of English colonization of North America?.
video presentations and at least two (2) of those citations must be from the assigned primary sources found in
Chapters 1 & 2 of The American Yawp
began in the 16th century with failed attempts by England to establish permanent colonies in the North.
Firstly, The first permanent British colony was established in Jamestown, Virginia in 1607.
Thirdly, Later European exploration of North America resumed with Christopher Columbus‘s 1492 expedition sponsored by Spain.
began almost a century later.
Britain took control of the French colony of Canada, as well as several Caribbean territories.
in 1763, many of the North American colonies gained independence from Britain
Britain began the process of granting self-government to its remaining colonies in North America.
Most of these colonies joined the Confederation of Canada in the 1860s or 1870s
most of the remaining British colonies in the Americas gained independence between 1962 and 1983.
Many of the former British colonies are part of the Commonwealth of Nations, a political association chiefly consisting of former colonies of the British Empire