Students describe the cooperation and conflict that existed among American Indians and between the Indian nations and the new settlers. Students understand the political, religious, social, and economic institutions that evolved in the colonial era.
4.7 Summarize the failure of the lost colony of Roanoke and theorize what happened.
4.14 Write informative texts identifying major leaders and groups responsible for the founding of colonies in North America and the reasons for their founding, including:
Lord Baltimore, Maryland
John Smith, Virginia
Roger Williams, Rhode Island
John Winthrop, Massachusetts
William Bradford, Plymouth
James Oglethorpe, Georgia
William Penn, Pennsylvania
4.15 Cite and explain examples from informational texts about how economic opportunities and political, religious, and social institutions evolved in the colonial era.
4.16 Making use of primary documents, analyze the early democratic ideas and practices that emerged during the colonial period, including the significance of representative assemblies and town meetings and contrast these with the presence of enslavement in all colonies.