Thursday, October 24, 2013

Early English Colonies

If you had to have lived in one of the early English settlements, which one would you pick; Roanoke, Jamestown, Plymouth, or Massachusetts Bay?  Give at least three reasons from the text, articles, etc. to support your answer!  (Post using first name, last initial, and period ONLY!!)

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Advice for Jamestown Settlers

If you could go back in time and give advice to the Jamestown settlers, what THREE pieces of advice would you give them and WHY?  Give FACTS to support your answer!

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Pocahontas: History vs. Hollywood

After learning about the historical Pocahontas, do you think the Powhatan tribe had a right to be angry with Disney over its portrayal of her in the animated movie?  Why/Why not?  Use evidence from the text and article to support your answer!

Thursday, October 3, 2013

The Mystery of the "Lost Colony"

After learning about the theories of the lost colony of Roanoke, is it possible that John White and/or Queen Elizabeth knew the truth but decided to cover it up?  Could this be an example in history of a government conspiracy?  Why/why not?