Era 2 - Colonization and Settlement (1585-1763)
Standards of Achievement
 

 Formation of European Colonies
 
I. Motivations for Colonization 
II. Family Life 
III. Interaction with Native Americans 
IV. Spanish Colonization
 
V. Overview of Thirteen Colonies
 
 

 African Slave Trade
 
The Economics of the African Slave Trade 
 
 

 Political and Religious Institutions
 
Religion and the Founding of the American Republic 
History of Freedom of Religion in America
 
 

 Development of Agriculture and Commerce
 
Understanding the Colonial Period Through Economic Theory
Yankee Seafaring and Merchant Trade
Prince George's County
 
 

 Timeline
 
U.S. History Chronology 
Chronology of the History of Slavery 
Order of the Founding of the Colonies
Colonial Period - Year by Year Description of Events
Birth of a Nation Timeline
 
 

Maps
   
 

Links
 
The Colonial Web 
Colonial American Gazette