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The Columbian Exchange
The Columbian Exchange

The Columbian Exchange Assignments & Activities

Available to teachers only as part of the Teaching The Columbian Exchange Teacher Pass


Teaching The Columbian Exchange Teacher Pass includes:

  • Assignments & Activities
  • Reading Quizzes
  • Current Events & Pop Culture articles
  • Discussion & Essay Questions
  • Challenges & Opportunities
  • Related Readings in Literature & History

Sample of Assignments & Activities

American ideology has for centuries been infused with the belief that America is a special place with a special destiny. George Washington described the continent as a "conspicuous theater . . . peculiarly designed by Providence for the display o...
Beginning in the 1540s, Fray Bernardino de Sahagun began to compile a history of the Aztecs based on interviews with older Nahua Indians who had lived in the Aztec empire. This work, the Florentine Codex, was completed in 1577. Below, f...