European Colonization of North America: Vocabulary


US History European Colonization European Colonization of North America: Vocabulary
Students engage with key vocabulary related to European colonization in the Americas.

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Key Vocabulary


Overview
This experience engages students with key vocabulary related to the European colonization in the Americas. The experience can be used as an introduction or a review at the end of the unit.


Which of the following words are you familiar with?

1) apprentice
2) astrolabe
3) burgess
4) cash crop
5) charter
6) civilization
7) colony
8) debtor
9) frontier
10) gentry
11) indentured servant
12) legislature
13) mercantilism
14) mission
15) persecution
16) plantation
17) precedent
18) racism
19) settlement
20) toleration

Which of the following words are you not familiar with?

1) apprentice
2) astrolabe
3) burgess
4) cash crop
5) charter
6) civilization
7) colony
8) debtor
9) frontier
10) gentry
11) indentured servant
12) legislature
13) mercantilism
14) mission
15) persecution
16) plantation
17) precedent
18) racism
19) settlement
20) toleration

These two polls provide a general picture of the students’ familiarity with the vocabulary words. If necessary, discuss unfamiliar words with the class.


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