American Yawp Reader, chap. 1, “The New World Reader” (click through to five Primary Source documents)
Secondary Source: Karen Ordahl Kupperman, “American, African, and European Polities Compared,” in Kupperman, ed., Major Problems in American Colonial History, 3rd ed. (Cengage, 2013), 2–13.
Secondary Source: Peter Nabokov with Dean Snow, “Algonquians and Iroquoians: Farmers of the Woodlands,” in Frederick M. Binder and David M. Reimers, eds., The Way We Lived: Essays and Documents in American Social History, 6th ed., vol. 1 (Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin, 2008), 5–13.
Skillbuilding: Patrick Rael, “Introduction,” and “Reading,” in Rael, Reading, Writing, and Researching for History: A Guide for College Students (Brunswick, ME: Bowdoin College, 2004)