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Year 1 (2007/08): The 17th & 18th Centuries

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Year 1: 2007-08 - The 17th and 18th Centuries

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Primary Documents

  1. Native Americans
  2. Jamestown
  3. Slave Trade


  1. Native Americans
  2. Jamestown
  3. Slave Trade

Lesson Plans


  1. "A Letter Home: The Reasons for and Realities of Colonial Life"
  2. "Numbers Challenge: From Servants to Slaves in Virginia"
  3. "Pocahontas--Fact or Fiction: Using Popular Portrayals as   Learning Tools"
    Slave Trade
  1. Slave Trade Destinations
  2. People Not Numbers
  3. Sugar and Slavery
  4. The Great Debate
Powerpoint Presentations
  1. Forced Migration
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