Tom Richey: Native American Cultures (1491-1607)

Teachers and students of U.S. History, AP U.S. History or anyone interested in learning about the past, don’t miss this informative video by history teacher, Tom Richey. Mr. Richey discusses Native American history from the time of exploration in 1491 to the first permanent settlement of Jamestown in 1607. Shattering some of the most commonly held myths about Native American cultures, Mr. Richey explains that there was actually a great deal of diversity at the time worlds were colliding in the Americas, with more than 150 distinct ethnic groups, each possessing a unique culture and lifestyle. Key points are illustrated with maps, charts and photographs for visual appeal and organization, and the lecture is peppered with humor, making this video informative, worthwhile, intelligent and fun!

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