Brielle_Glinton_-_Period-1-1491---1607-Review-Sheet - Period 1(1491 \u2013 1607 Chapter 1 of the Textbook Review Sheet R E A D T H I S F I R S T Welcome to

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Period 1 (1491 – 1607) Chapter 1 of the Textbook Review Sheet Welcome to Period 1! This period accounts for roughly 5% of the exam. Although you will not see a Long Essay or DBQ based solely on this time period, you could see a topic that incorporates this period as part of a larger idea. Why were these years chosen for this period? 1491 marks one year prior to the arrival of Columbus and Europeans in large numbers to the Americas. Additionally, 1607 is the year that the first permanent English settlement was established in Jamestown, Virginia. Period 1 focuses significantly on Native American life PRIOR to the arrival of Europeans. Furthermore impacts of the Columbian Exchange on Africans , Native Americans , and Europeans are important to know. Key vocabulary terms to know for this time period: Autonomy - to have self-government, or independence. Native Americans and Africans sought to preserve autonomy in the face of contact with Europeans.
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