US History - The Atlantic World - Lesson 3
In this lesson we take a look at the challengers to Spanish superiority in the New World. With the advent of joint stock companies, the French, English, and Dutch also got involved in exploration and colonization. Students get a reality check in the famed John Smith and Pocahontas love story. They also work with primary sources on Jamestown, a webquest on the Mayflower voyage, and even get to vote in the "Explorers' Hall of Fame" ceremony!