Module Two -The English in America 1660
This module with discuss how the original European settlement of America. First came the Iberians (Spanish and Portuguese) then the North Europeans (Swedish, Dutch, French and English). We will review the progress of settlement to 160
Objectives – At the end of this module you will be able to:
Identify and analyze the pivotal developments in all regions of the USA prior to 1660.
Explain the chief components (religious, economic, political, etc.) American culture prior to 1660.
Analyze the interconnections (social, gender, artistic, intellectual, religious, etc.) among different historical movements, changes, and trends.
Identify the major problems confronting the USA in 1660.
Draw conclusions from history, discussing long-lasting trends and their possible impact on current and future developments.
Compare and contrast the cultural realms of the 1660 USA.
Analyze the position in the world of the young American nation.
Discuss the impact of the culture of the 1660 USA on the world.
Explain the most valuable lessons drawn from the analysis of the history of the pre-1660 USA.
You will reach those objectives through the following activities:
First, read the following chapters:
Chapter 3 Initial Contact and Conquest
Chapter 4 The English Colonies to 1660