Chapter 3 Home Expert Discussion QuestionsPresentation Transcript
Home-Expert Discussion Questions-
1. What led to the founding of the proprietary colonies? Did
fundamental similarities/differences existed among these
colonies? How does the emergence of these colonies mark a
fundamental shift from the creation of the earlier settlements?
2. Why might the English settlers have engaged in little or no debate
over the moral issue of slavery? How did the presence of a large
number of Africans influence the southern settlements? Why did
so many fewer slaves live in the North?
3. What advantages did the British system of mercantilism offer the
mainland colonies/mother country? What disadvantages did
each group face?
4. How did the Glorious Revolution influence Americans' views of
their world? How did it alter their perceptions of the Empire? Did
the Glorious Revolution "foretell" American independence? If so,
why and how (or, why not)?
5. What were the causes of the witchcraft crisis at Salem Village?
Why did people believe the accusations? Are there other
examples of witch-hunt hysteria in American history?