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Sample Lessons - American History

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  1. Lesson 1: Orientation
    10 Steps
  2. Lesson 2: The Banner of the Sun (Meso-America)
    12 Steps
  3. Lesson 3: Brave New World (The Early Explorers)
    11 Steps
  4. Lesson 4: The Colossus of Empire (The Colonies)
    11 Steps
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3.5—Lesson 3 Exam

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Complete Exam #3.

  1. Explain the title Brave New World.
  2. How are most explorers viewed today in our modern world?
  3. For what reasons did the explorers typically set sail?
  4. What is the value of myths to the study of history?
  5. Retell the story of the Carthaginian explorers, St. Brendan, or Madoc of Wales.
  6. Retell the story of Leif Erikson and the settlements of Vinland.
  7. List at least 3 hard evidences for the possible truth of Irish, Welsh, and Viking explorers in the Americas.
  8. How did Christopher Columbus’ early life and education inspire and prepare him for the discovery of America in 1492?
  9. What disappointments and tragedies did Columbus experience and how did he overcome these?
  10. Why did Columbus sail west in 1492?