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8 Lessons for Key Stage 3 that begins with Columbus, looks at the Spanish influence in South America before focusing on the early North American colonies. Also includes two lessons providing the context of the British involvement in the Atlantic Slave Trade.


Within the 9 lessons are a range of teacher videos, Google quizzes, source analysis tasks and structured writing assignments.


1. Columbus
2. Conquistadors
3. Colonial America
4. 7 Years War (French-Indian Wars)
5. Causes of American Independence
6. Founding Fathers and the Constitution (Hamilton)
7. Atlantic Slave Trade
8. Caribbean Plantations
9. Why did the North win the Civil War?

History of the Americas - 9 Lessons

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