The People of the United State

Group of People:
Richie,Calista,Sophia and Rodney

Settlement Experience:

  • Create a simple sketch to represent this group's settlement experience. Post your sketch below...

east cost

  • Write or record a sentence to describe this group's settlement experience. Post your description below...

most african americans where scrabling doing work as slaves all over lousiana
missisisipi, alabama, goerigia south carolina north and virginia.those are onily some of the states.then one day they snuck out of slavery and when they reached america they stoped and started a new life.they ate cornbrtead made stories and all that.

  • What did this group contribute to the settlement of America?
food:cornbread blackeyedpeas green and yams
words:jazz voodoo and tote.
coolstuf:banjos drums and proverbs
other gifts:ragtime musicspirtuals folktsales dancestyles

This Land Is Your land

"This land is your land, this land is my land,
from California to the New York Island,
from the Redwood forest, to the Gulf Stream waters,
this land was made for you and me."
as i was walking to the east coast playing banjos and eating corn bread introducing blues and jazz
this land was made for you and me.

Write four new verses for the song "This Land is Your Land".
Your verses must be about four the groups studied in this lesson, and should contain
information about where each group came from and the contributions each group has made to the
American society.
  • Native Americans
  • Latinos
  • European Americans
  • African Americans
  • Asian Americans
When you are done, use Audacity to record your group singing your song (remember to include the first verse, posted above!).
Post your audacity recording below


What connections did you notice between your group of people and another group?
they are all coming from a place.they all have a reason to go somewhere.the african americans won a right, asian americans came for a job and gold the European americans came for land and work the latinos also came for gold.


What do you wonder about your group's settlement experience? If given the chance, what questions would you ask them?
  1. .How did the travel? they traveled as slaves by boat to america
  2. how many of them where slaves? 3,950,000
  3. where all african americans slaves? no