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The Seven Years’ War

Even though the Seven Years’ War spanned nine years, it is named for the main conflict that took place during seven years, …

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The New England Colonies

Captain John Smith was first credited to using the term “New England” when he published “A Description of New England” in the …

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Restoration Colonies

The restoration colonies were English colonies in New England granted by King Charles II during the latter half of the 17th century. …

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The Original 13 Colonies

The original 13 colonies (Delaware, New Jersey, Georgia, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Massachusetts Bay, Maryland, South Carolina, New Hampshire, Virginia, New York, North Carolina, …

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King Philip’s War

King Philip’s War took place during the year 1675-1678. The war was between two groups of people: Native Americans and English colonists …

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African Exploitation

The Atlantic slave trade took place across the Atlantic Ocean from the 16th through to the 19th centuries. The vast majority of …

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The Spanish and Portuguese Empires

The Treaty of Tortesillas divided the newly discovered land outside of Europe between the countries of Portugal and Spain along the meridian …

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The Powerful Habsburgs

The House of Habsburg, also spelled Hapsburg, was one of the most important royal houses of Europe. The throne of the Holy …

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Central and South America

The Central and South America map includes a colorful labeled teacher’s map and an unlabeled student map that the child can label …

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Later Explorers

Later explorers included Ferdinand Magellan, who sailed around the globe, Amerigo Vespucci, whom the Americas were named for, John Cabot, Jacques Cartier …