In the Wake of Columbus: The Decline of the Native Peoples

GeoHistory
GeoSTEM
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
This lesson graphically shows the dramatic population decline of native peoples following the arrival of Europeans in the Americas and examines possible causes for this decline.
Author: 
Michael Baron
Grade Range: 
5
Duration: 
1 class period
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
4: Human Systems
National Geography Standards: 
9: The characteristics, distribution and migration of human populations