Today we discussed the French and Indian War, examining the competing interests in the North American continent. We also took the Colonies Map quiz and discussed historical writing, specifically crafting the thesis statement.
If you want to refer to the PowerPoint on thesis statements we viewed in class, you can find it HERE. Tonight, you need to craft a rough draft thesis statement in response to the prompt below and post it on the discussion board for your class found HERE. Remember the "formula" we used in class: Argument word or phrase, Counterpoint, Expression of degree of significance, Assertion of position, Main points.
Essay Question: To what extent and in what ways did European powers develop different patterns of colonization in North America? Support your answer with specific and relevant historical information from the period 1607-1754.