Settling Tennessee

Day 1 Review

Five Page Multiple Choice Test

  1. Processes that Change the Land  ..\history\fourth\america_land\change_land2.doc
  2. Market Value of Agricultural Products Sold ..\history\fourth\america_land\agricultural_pro.htm

    Agricultural Products

    Top Commodities, Exports, and Counties

    Top 5 agriculture commodities, 2007
      Value of receipts
    thousand $
    Percent of state total
    farm receipts
    Percent of US value
    1. Cattle and calves 581,995 21.2 1.2
    2. Broilers 453,951 16.6 2.1
    3. Cotton 307,547 11.2 5.0
    4. Greenhouse/nursery 272,800 10.0 1.6
    5. Corn 215,746 7.9 0.6
    All commodities 2,741,147   1.0
  3. Native American groups that lived in what is now Tennessee

  4. What is barter?
  5. Label explorations of Columbus, Balboa, Pizarro, DeSoto on a map of North America.
  6. Go over study guide for Colonial America.
  7. United Streaming United States Expansionism (22:00) Segment 1 Early Colonists (05:29)
  8. Quiz

Day 2  Molasses Act of 1733 & The French and Indian War
(Lesson 1 from American Revolution Unit

United Streaming

Textbook pages 180-181 "Fort Loudoun"

Day 3 The King of England tries to Tighten his Control - Proclamation of 1763
(Lesson 2 from American Revolution Unit  lesson_2.htm

 Test on Lesson 3.doc

Day 4 Moving to Tennessee

Textbook pages 182-187

Daniel Boone

The Watauga Settlement


1769 William Bean and his wife Lydia - first pioneers in Tennessee - helped build Watauga Settlement in Sycamore Shoals

By 1772 - 70 farms - so needed government -wrote a plan called Watauga Association - took some laws from Virginia - helped settle conflicts with Cherokee

 James Robertson helped build settlement in Middle Tennessee - became Nashville - "Father of Middle Tennessee"

James Robertson and James Severe were part of the governing body (elected 5)  of the Watauga Association

Settlers and the Cherokee


Attakullakulla -peaceful Cherokee leader - traded with British

Bean and Robertson made treaty with Cherokee - gave trade goods in exchange for allowing settlers to live on land for 10 years

Richard Henderson worked for Transylvania Land Company wanted to buy land from Cherokee and sell to settlers. - met at Watauga Settlement - Cherokee agreed to sell 20 million acres (much of Tennessee & Kentucky)

Dragging Canoe (Attakullakulla's son) did not recognize treaty - began attacking settlements

Test on Lesson 4.doc

Day 5 - Pioneer Life in Tennessee



Nancy Ward