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Social Studies


Global Trade After 1600

Settlement of North America


Political and Economic Aspects of Settlement Patterns

Triangular Trade

Recommended Technology: 

Internet Access
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Tablets or labtops for individual and group work

Part 2: Sweet Success - Beyond Barbados: The Carolina Connection

Less than 1 hour
Lesson type: 
1:1 Lesson
Lesson overview: 

History never really happens in a vacuum. Barbados was an amalgam of many cultures, which was made even more complicated by the social control of those in power over those enslaved. The clash of civilizations created new definitions of “place” as Barbados became an island of many cultures.


Essential Question: 

How can the concept of “place” be explained through social interactions?

Driving Question: How does culture affect people’s interactions with a place and with each other?


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Lesson created by:
Lisa Ray and Lewis Huffman
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