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Captive Passage - Arrival: Life in the Americas. The Age of Exploration. Activity One Students: Create a Compass. Instructions for Students Two types of compasses are included in this activity.

Activity One Students: Create a Compass

The box compass is more complicated and requires more materials than the water compass. A water compass can easily be made during a class period. Create a Box Compass. Online Exhibitions. The Age of Exploration. Age of exploration. Exploration of North America, 1492-1700. Explorers of North America. Juan de Oñate y Salazar (1550?

Explorers of North America

-1626) was a Spanish conquistador who established the colony of New Mexico for Spain and became New Mexico's first governor. Oñate, the son of a conquistador who made a fortune in silver, was married to a granddaughter of Hernán Cortés. In 1595, Oñate requested that he be sent to conquer and rule New Mexico, search for treasure (especially the legendary silver treasure of Quivira), and bring Christianity to the local Indians. On the Trail of Captain John Smith: A Jamestown Adventure. Teaching American History Projects at CHNM. American History for Children - US History Coloring Pages for Kids. A Journey Towards Freedom. As of July 1, 2013 ThinkQuest has been discontinued.

A Journey Towards Freedom

We would like to thank everyone for being a part of the ThinkQuest global community: Students - For your limitless creativity and innovation, which inspires us all. Teachers - For your passion in guiding students on their quest. Partners - For your unwavering support and evangelism. Parents - For supporting the use of technology not only as an instrument of learning, but as a means of creating knowledge. S Guide (3-5): Interactive Games and Activities. From Revolution to Reconstruction: Outlines: Outline of American History (1994) From Revolution to Reconstruction.