UNIT 1 : Colonial Foundations
- How does environment and geography impact our lives?
- How does democracy shape the American experience
- To what extent does the American economy shape the American experience?
Unit 1 | Colonial America (1607 - 1763) European colonists in North America faced a number of challenges to establishing permanent settlements. From conflicts with Native Americans, to developing a sustainable economy to creating structures of governance, the original 13 British colonies developed varying solutions, at times leading to vast regional differences.
Themes: Environment, Economic Systems, Government