Answer ONLY TWO OF THE THREE questions using the Critical Thinking/Evidence-Based Response method. (1 – 2 paragraphs per question.) Use a reference in each response.
1. Compare and contrast life in the Spanish, French, Dutch, and English colonies, differentiating between the Chesapeake Bay and New England colonies. Who were the colonizers? What were their purposes in being there? How did they interact with their environments and the native inhabitants of the lands on which they settled?
2. Describe the attempts of the various European colonists to convert native peoples to their belief systems. How did these attempts compare to one another? What were the results of each effort?
3. What impact did Europeans have on their New World environmentsâ€”native peoples and their communities as well as land, plants, and animals? Conversely, what impact did the New Worldâ€™s native inhabitants, land, plants, and animals have on Europeans? How did the interaction of European and Indian societies, together, shape a world that was truly â€œnewâ€?