Europeans and the Atlantic World

Bry, Theodor de, White, John, active 1585-1593, and Le Moyne de Morgues, Jacques.
“America sive novvs orbis respectv Evropaeorvm inferior globi terrestris pars.” Map. 1596. (Digital Commonwealth)


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)


Old Worlds
Colonial Encounters