Students can create a poster sized map for a variety of projects related to U.S. history. When it comes to the Age of Exploration, it's helpful for them to acknowledge the people who lived on the land prior to European conquest. In this activity, students will label the regions and the people who lived there Students can create a map that identifies sovereign Indigenous lands today and make a comparison between what they were before colonization. They can also create a map that showcases the first European settlements across all of North America. The possibilities are endless!
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Objective: Label a map of the Americas with Indigenous cultural regions, settlements, and more.
(You can also create your own on Quick Rubric.)