Pursuits of Happiness: The Social Development of Early Modern British Colonies and the Formation of American Culture, The University of North Carolina Press, 1988John Demos, The Unredeemed Captive: A Family Story of Early America, Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group,1994a) Briefly explain the main point of the author’s historical argument in the selected passage. b) Provide ONE piece of historical evidence that is not included in the passage and explain how it supports the historian’s argument. c) Briefly relate the historian’s argument to the theme of Ideas, Beliefs, and Culture.Learning Objective: ID-1Learning Objective: WXT-1Learning Objective: CUL-1Learning Objective: CUL-4Historical Thinking Skill: Historical ArgumentationHistorical Thinking Skill: Appropriate Use of Relevant Historical EvidenceHistorical Thinking Skill: InterpretationKey Concepts: 2.1.IIIKey Concepts: 2.3.IKey Concepts: 2.3.II
Map of European Territorial Claims in the 18thCentury5. Use this image and your knowledge of United States history to answer a, b, and c. a)Choose ONE of the groups from the map and explain how imperial goals influenced its pattern of colonization.b)Compare your answer in (a) to that of ONE of the other groups from the map.
c)Choose ONE goal from either the group in (a) or the group in (b) and briefly assess the extent to which the group was successful in meeting that goal.