The fate of North Carolina's native peoples: Causes and effects
This activity provides a way for students to further their comprehension as they read an article about changes in the population of North Carolina in the early 1700s as European settlers displaced American Indians. Students will complete a graphic organizer and answer a series of questions.
A lesson plan for grade 8 Social Studies
The following worksheet includes a graphic organizer and questions that will aid students’ comprehension as they read the article “The fate of North Carolina’s Native peoples.”
Worksheet: Determining causes and effects for North Carolina’s native peoples
Given the following incidents, determine the causes of each event and its effects on the native peoples of North Carolina.
|Loss of people, land|
- How did each of these contribute to changes to the Indians of North Carolina in the early days of the Carolina Colony?
- Do you think that one or more of these had more impact than the others? Why or why not?
- How did the fate of the Indians during the colonial period affect the settlers that continued to enter North Carolina?
North Carolina curriculum alignment
Social Studies (2003)
- Goal 1: The learner will analyze important geographic, political, economic, and social aspects of life in the region prior to the Revolutionary Period.
- Objective 1.02: Identify and describe American Indians who inhabited the regions that became Carolina and assess their impact on the colony.
- Objective 1.07: Describe the roles and contributions of diverse groups, such as American Indians, African Americans, European immigrants, landed gentry, tradesmen, and small farmers to everyday life in colonial North Carolina, and compare them to the other colonies.
- North Carolina Essential Standards
- Social Studies (2010)
- 8.C.1 Understand how different cultures influenced North Carolina and the United States. 8.C.1.1 Explain how exploration and colonization influenced Africa, Europe and the Americas (e.g. Columbian exchange, slavery and the decline of the American Indian populations)....
- 8.H.2 Understand the ways in which conflict, compromise and negotiation have shaped North Carolina and the United States. 8.H.2.1 Explain the impact of economic, political, social, and military conflicts (e.g. war, slavery, states’ rights and citizenship...
- Social Studies (2010)