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APUSH Period 1: Big Ideas 📚
The major takeaways from APUSH Period 1 are the Columbian Exchange and Similarities and Differences of Native American Cultures. For the ultimate guide to Period 1, check out the Fiveable article below:
Here's a quick breakdown of what you'll need to know. For more information, go to the article above for explanations of these important concepts and others.
Columbian Exchange 🌽
The Columbian Exchange was the sharing of goods, ideas, and people between the “new” and “old” world. You will need to know what was exchanged and how it affected Europe, the colonies, and Native Americans.
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Native American Cultures 🌟
Make sure you know and understand the similarities and differences between Native American cultures. In addition, it’s important to recognize how they were affected by European colonization.
Ultimately, 6%-8% of your exam score will come from Period 1 content. While you should not focus the majority of your studying on this period of the exam, you should know the main concepts. 📝
To make your studying of this time period efficient, don't forget to check out the article linked above! And remember. . .
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Good luck this year! 🔥💪