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1 Tashay Jackson Mr.Burnside 8a2 AMERICAN HISTORY PROJECTTashay JacksonMr.Burnside8a2
2 THE FIRST AMERICANSThe first people to Occupy the area of the United States were the Indians.They arrived there by walking across the Barren Seas.
3 EUROPEAN EXPLORATIONSome reasons for the European Exploration were for them to….To expand their knowledge of the world.One person who traveled was Christopher Columbus he landed in North America.
4 EUROPEAN IMPACTThe Europeans gave Native Americans manufactured goods like cloth, Iorn cook wear and tools.
5 colonization England Spain France The fist English colony was most likely St.JohnsNewfoundland settledPermanently since 1583.
6 FRENCH AND INDIAN WARColonel George Washington headed a small force of 150 English militiamen.French troops arrived in the Ohio Valley.a new prime minister, William Pitt, took over. His strategy for winning the war: take Canada.It took a year and the French won the war.
7 the path to independence They wanted religious freedom from king George.
8 FOUNDING FATHERSGeorge 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.