Early Settlement Lessons (Elementary)
Focusing Question 1: Who first lived in the area we now call Vermont and New Hampshire?
Abenaki Place Names
Mapping the Abenaki Homeland
Focusing Question 2: Where did the first European settlers come from?
From England to Connecticut
Up the Connecticut River
Primary Source Analysis: Trade
Focusing Question 3: Who settled here and how did they live?
John and Lydia’s Story: The Journey North
John and Lydia’s Story: The First Winter
Primary Source Analysis: Chartering a Town
Focusing Question 4: What did the settlers do to organize their towns?
Primary Source Map Analysis