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AP® US History Teaching Resource: Period 2: 1607 - 1754

Overview

Europeans and American Indians maneuvered and fought for dominance, control, and security in North America, and distinctive colonial and native societies emerged. Within this group of 28 images is documentation related to the diverse patterns of colonization and interactions in North America, including Casta paintings, botanical studies, and documentation of plantations and other settlements in the Atlantic world.

Key Concepts

Key Concept 2.1
— Europeans developed a variety of colonization and migration patterns, influenced by different imperial goals, cultures, and the varied North American environments where they settled, and they competed with each other and American Indians for resources.

Key Concept 2.2
— The British colonies participated in political, social, cultural, and economic exchanges with Great Britain that encouraged both stronger bonds with Britain and resistance to Britain’s control.

From: The College Board. "AP® United States History Course and Exam Description, Including Curriculum Framework, 2017." https://secure-media.collegeboard.org/digitalServices/pdf/ap/ap-us-history-course-and-exam-description.pdf

Image Group for this period

AP® United States History Curriculum Framework

Key Concepts reproduced in this guide are from: The College Board. "AP® United States History Course and Exam Description, Including Curriculum Framework, 2017." https://secure-media.collegeboard.org/digitalServices/pdf/ap/ap-us-history-course-and-exam-description.pdf

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