– Early American give Liberty! An American History Eric Foner. 6th edition. – Answer the following question(s) in paragraph form. You should include information from your textbook readings, primary source material, or articles in your MODULES section. Make sure you use actual examples from the assigned reading for the week. Be concise and detailed in your answer. A general rule is a one-paragraph minimum per question, though you may write as much as you like. Please respond to your fellow students.

Please describe the conditions and reasons that explorers and settlers underwent coming to the New World (The Americas).

Focus on a few reasons and explain what you think were the major issues and reasons.
A few examples
Why did explorers enter the Americas?
Did settlers understand the new land? Were they prepared?
This is a broad question.

Citation Guide for Discussions
Remember the period is placed after the last parentheses.
Page numbers and dates in this guide are an example.
Foner textbook: (Foner, 25) or (25)
Lecture Notes: (Rayner, 9/5) or (Lecture, 9/5)
Any direct quote: (Author Name, Page Number)
Example: (Washington, 25), any primary source from Voice
of Freedom.
o Use quotation marks
Documents: (Name or Author)
Example: Nevada Constitution (NV Const) or U.S.
Constitution (USC)
Video: (Video, 1) The number is the MODULE)
Example: Video from MODULE 1
Companion Notes: (Comp Notes)
Image: Chapter where the image is obtained.
Example: (Image, Ch 3)
Please ask if you are unclear how to cite a source!