Colonial North America

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This 54-slide PowerPoint outlines the significant events in the history of Colonial North America, beginning in 1603 with the ascendance of James I to the throne of England. Designed to accompany a lecture on this time period, the presentation could also be viewed outside of class prior to discussions and activities.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Flip the lesson and have class members view the PowerPoint presentation outside of class 
  • Break the presentation into sections and show the related parts when studying the foundation of the different colonies
Pros

  • Key events in colonial history are detailed
  • Includes maps and images
Cons

  • The first page of the PowerPoint references a text that is not named
  • While the slides, designed to accompany a lecture on the colonial history of North America, contain interesting information, the lecture format may not engage all viewers