Carte de la Louisiane et du cours du Mississipi (detail), Library of Congress Geography and Map Division (call number: G3700 1718 .L5)
In this episode of 60-Second Civics, we discuss early European settlement of North America and explore Cahokia, a large and culturally important Native American settlement in what is today Southern Illinois.
60-Second Civics makes a great warmup activity for your social studies, American Government, or History classroom. It can also be used with the transcript and video for English Learners.
- Play the episode for your class using either the audio file or the video.
- Hand out or project the Transcript (the first page of the pdf included with this lesson).
- Ask students to answer the quiz (the second page of the pdf included with this lesson).
The answer to today's quiz is B. Cahokia.