Robert Kennedy's  United States History Class

Subtitle

The Age of Expansion & Conquest

Essay Prompt   

In a 5-8 paragraph essay please respond to the following.  To prepare for the essay, you MUST respond to ALL four Learning Objectives (linked below).

Discuss the Age of Expansion and Conquest and its various stages of development. In your discussion give examples of each phase of its development and show what the motivating forces were that finally induced England into colonization.

Learning Objective 1

Be able to define the Age of Expansion and explain HOW, WHY, AND WHEN it developed.

(at least two paragraphs)

Note: the notes and powerpoint are very helpful but will not replace the content of the lectures.  They are to be used complimentary.

Learning Objective 2


Discuss HOW the objectives (finding a direct route to the orient) through a three step process occurred.
(at least one paragraph)

Note: the notes and powerpoint are very helpful but will not replace the content of the lectures.  They are to be used complimentary.

Learning Objective 3


Discuss the FOUR  major reasons for English colonization
(at least one paragraph)

Note: the notes and powerpoint are very helpful but will not replace the content of the lectures.  They are to be used complimentary.