HIST 101 Questions
January 25 - Interactions in the New World
Read: The American Yawp, Chapter 2: Colliding Cultures, sections I-IV.
What was the “Black Legend” and how did it create justification for English colonization of North
America? (you will need to read both section 2 and 4 to answer this question)
In what way did the “Black Legend” influence French and Dutch colonization in North America?
In what ways did English colonization differ from that of French and Spain?
January 30 - Jamestown and New England
Read: The American Yawp, Ch. 2, sections V-VII
Generally, describe the people who went to Jamestown.
What was the status of Africans in Jamestown? (be careful. Don't let your preconceptions control your