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Students trace the routes of early explorers and describe the early explorations of the Americas.

  • 4.4 Trace the routes of early explorers and describe the early explorations of the Americas, including:

    • Christopher Columbus

    • Ferdinand Magellan

    • Amerigo Vespucci

    • Robert de La Salle

    • Hernando de Soto

    • Henry Hudson

    • Jacques Cartier

  • 4.5 Analyze the impact of exploration and settlement on the indigenous peoples and the environment, including military campaigns, Columbian Exchange, and European agricultural practices.

  • 4.6 Create a graphic organizer identifying the five different countries (France, Spain, Portugal, England, and the Netherlands) that influenced different regions of the present United States at the time the New World was being explored, and describe how their influence can be traced to place names.