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First Nations & Colonization Through Early 1700s

First Nations & Colonization, Through Early 1700s

The assessments below focus on people and events in Native American and Colonial American history, through the early 1700s. Although Native Americans are often the subject of these sources, the writers are usually white colonial settlers and explorers. Some of these topics include the First Thanksgiving and writings by John Smith. Other topics address early colonial governments and settlement, witchcraft in New England, and events of the French and Indian War.