Live, Online Professional Development Seminars
for History and Literature Teachers
Native American — European Rivalries: 1690–1763
||Date: Tuesday, April 7, 2009
Time: 6:00 p.m.–7:30 p.m. (EST)
By 1690 what factors and issues dominated European—Native American relationships throughout North America? How had these relationships changed by the end of the British imperial wars in 1763? How did these changes influence British America on the eve of the Revolution? How did these changes influence Native American culture and politics?
Professor of History
University of California, Davis
National Humanities Center Fellow
- Assigned Readings
The workshop readings come from the National Humanities Center's online toolbox Becoming American: The British Atlantic Colonies: 1690–1763. In each case, please study the note, the discussion questions, and the text.
- Sarah Kemble Knight, "Remarks on Connecticut"
- Rev. John Miller, "New York Considered ;& Improved"
- Gottlieb Mittelberger, "Journey to Pennsylvania in 1750 and Return to Germany in 1754"
- Rev. Hugh Jones, "The Present State of Virginia"
- Seminar Presentation (PowerPoint, 337KB)
- Seminar Evaluation (Available on day of seminar.)