Title: Exploration and Settlement of North America
Subject: Social Studies
Strand: American History
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This cluster includes the following access points.
Recognize inventions that made exploration safer, such as the compass and seaworthy ships.
Identify a European explorer, the sponsoring country, and a reason for the exploration.
Identify differences in interaction among Native Americans, Africans, English, French, Dutch, and Spanish for control of North America.
Recognize that exploration in ships was made safer with the compass.
Recognize a reason why a European explorer came to America.
Recognize a difference in interaction among Native Americans, Africans, English, French, Dutch, and Spanish for control of North America.
Recognize that tools make travel safe.
Recognize that exploration involves looking for something new.
Recognize ways different groups interact with each other.
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