United States History I
Mr. Conant

Chapter 1
The Continents Collide”

Leading Question: What factors allowed the “Atlantic World” to develop?
Arguable Resolution: Columbus, in the end, had a good impact on the development of the modern world.

1. Review the text, pictures, map and timeline on pages 2 & 3. See what you already knew.

2. You will be doing a project entitled: The Nomadic Journey as we do the following assignments.

3. Do all of the " Section Assessments" for the chapter.
  • Section 1 - “The Native American World” pg. 9.
  • Section 2 - “The European World” pg. 16.
  • Section 3 - “The World of the West Africans” pg. 21.
  • Section 4 - “The Atlantic World is Born” pg. 28.

4. Review the “bold” print words in the chapter for the vocabulary quiz. (Nothing to hand in here. The test is the "product")

5. For a "Chapter Review and Summation Tasks" do these items:
  • Do the “Generalization” exercise on page 29. Prepare to make some of your own.
  • Write the summation exercise for the "Nomadic Journey"
  • Do two of the following three tasks:
.........................Answer the “Leading Question” in a one page essay.
.........................Create at map that covers the areas discussed in the chapter. Detail it to “tell a story”.
.........................Prepare arguments for both sides of the “Resolution”.


6. Chapter Vocabulary Test