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Tashay Jackson Mr.Burnside8a2. THE FIRST AMERICANS The first people to Occupy the area of the United States were the Indians. The first people to Occupy.

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1 Tashay Jackson Mr.Burnside8a2

2 THE FIRST AMERICANS The first people to Occupy the area of the United States were the Indians. The first people to Occupy the area of the United States were the Indians. They arrived there by walking across the Barren Seas. They arrived there by walking across the Barren Seas.

3 Some reasons for the European Exploration were for them to…. Some reasons for the European Exploration were for them to…. To expand their knowledge of the world. To expand their knowledge of the world. One person who traveled was Christopher Columbus he landed in North America. One person who traveled was Christopher Columbus he landed in North America.

4 The Europeans gave Native Americans manufactured goods like cloth, Iorn cook wear and tools.

5 EnglandSpainFrance The fist English colony was most likely St.Johns Newfoundland settled Permanently since 1583.

6 Colonel George Washington headed a small force of 150 English militiamen. Colonel George Washington headed a small force of 150 English militiamen.George WashingtonGeorge Washington French troops arrived in the Ohio Valley. French troops arrived in the Ohio Valley. a new prime minister, William Pitt, took over. His strategy for winning the war: take Canada. a new prime minister, William Pitt, took over. His strategy for winning the war: take Canada. William Pitt William Pitt It took a year and the French won the war. It took a year and the French won the war.

7 They wanted religious freedom from king George. They wanted religious freedom from king George.

8 George Washignton: who was a member of the first contiental congress. John Adams: who was an important figure in both the first and second contiental congress. Thomas Jefferson: who was a delegate to the second contiental congress and was chosen to be part of a committee of five that would draft the decloration of independence.

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