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Explorers Jamestown and the 13 colonies   Tags: 13 colonies, explorers, jamestown, pre-revolutionary war  

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  • Why Explorers Explored
    An introduction to why Europeans explored during the Age of Exploration. Website also includes an explorer timeline and you can choose from a list of famous explorers.
  • An Adventure to the New World
    A Webquest in which you can create an Explorers Notebook of your discoveries.
  • Primary Source Map Documents
    Orignal Maps from the beginning of Exploration of the New World into the 1900's.
  • United States History - Colonists
    This website is really about how each European country colonized the United States.
  • European Colonies Game
    Game in which you answer geography and history questions about the sections of the United States controlled by European countries. In part II of the quiz, you identify the 13 original colonies.





Thirteen Colonies

13 colonies

Mission 1: For Crown or Colony - It's 1770. You are Nat Wheeler, a fourteen year old apprentice in Boston. When the fighting starts, what will you do?

American Revolution: Cause and Effect - Brief description of events that helped cause the American Revolution and the effect of the war.

 13 Colonies Interactive Maps and Games  Interactive Maps, research websites, create your own map of the 13 colonies and other activities

Liberty The American Revolution - PBS site with information and game

Battle Map of the American Revolution - Interactive activity showing where the battles of Lexington and Concord as well as other battles took place.





Jamestown Village

Jamestown Webquest -Can you survive Jamestown. Answer these six questions and then click on the link to play the Online Adventure game to see if you will be fired or become the Governor of Virginia!

On the Trail of John Smith - Learn about John Smith as you watch videos and do activites such as building the Jamestown fort.




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