Unit 2: Two Cultures Meet
Big Idea Activity:
What happens when different peoples first meet?
Conduct an interview about how life first changed
Conduct an interview about changes in the lives of one group of people during New York's early history. You will interview a classmate, who will take the role of a person from that group.
Need help finding a topic? Explore these ideas for research.... Native Americans
Native Americans were living in America long before European settlers arrived. Suppose you could interview a Native American about how life changed after Europeans came to America. What might that person say has changed the most?
More To Explore
Europeans Explore New York
Looking for New Routes Take a look at these maps that show the routes Henry Hudson took during his explorations.
The Dutch Settle New York Take a virtual tour of New Netherland to find out what life was like back then.
New York Becomes an English Colony View a historical timeline and read about the events that led to New York becoming an English Colony.
Life in Colonial New York/h5>
Farmers and Townspeople Read about what life was like for children during colonial times.
Colonial Government in New York Read about New York’s government during colonial times to find out how the king’s rule affected colonists.
Life in New York Colony Take a look at a timeline that describes the events of the French and Indian War.
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