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  1. 1. By M. Alexander
  2. 2. Massachusetts (Maine) New Hampshire Rhode Island Connecticut Massachusetts Picture Credit:
  3. 3. Click the wagon below to find out what “The Great Wagon Road” was. Explain what “The Great Wagon Road” was and how it changed the way people lived between 1730 and 1770 in terms of “diversity.”
  4. 4. <ul><li>Some people didn’t like the Church of England. </li></ul><ul><li>They wanted the Church to be more pure. These people were called Puritans. </li></ul><ul><li>They decided to start a colony in the North East part of the USA. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>John Winthrop was the leader of the Puritans. </li></ul><ul><li>Massachusetts means at or near the great hill in Algonkian, Native American language. </li></ul><ul><li>The colony’s first settlement was Boston along the Charles River. </li></ul>Picture Credit:
  6. 6. <ul><li>Massachusetts and Connecticut had laws saying that if there were 50 families, a teacher needed to be hired and a school setup. </li></ul><ul><li>These schools were called grammar or writing schools . </li></ul><ul><li>See some videos on this site. </li></ul>Picture Credit:
  7. 7. <ul><li>Boys went to grammar schools while girls went to dame school. </li></ul><ul><li>There was no chalkboards, maps, or paper or current technology. </li></ul><ul><li>School teachers were strict and were allowed to hit their students or make them wear a dunce hat. </li></ul><ul><li>Click girl’s picture to compare their life to ours . </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>He left Massachusetts to live in Connecticut because he didn’t like the way the Puritans lived. </li></ul><ul><li>IN 1639,Connecticut had the FIRST WRITTEN LAWS IN NORTH AMERICA. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Roger Williams believed you should tolerate other people’s beliefs in God. </li></ul><ul><li>He left Massachusetts and started a colony, Providence. </li></ul>Picture Credit: history/0003.html
  10. 10. <ul><li>Anne Hutchinson was a woman who believed you could go directly to God so you could pray to God without going through a priest. </li></ul><ul><li>She moved to Providence with Roger Williams and started the Rhode Island Colony. </li></ul>Picture Credit: features_hutchison.html
  11. 11. <ul><li>The Puritans had their own laws for Courtship. </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Click map to find out which of the colonies were southern, New England and Middle </li></ul><ul><li>Fill out the grid you are given telling the climate, religion and economy of each region. </li></ul>Picture Credit: NY NJ DE PA
  13. 13. <ul><li>Good farming land (grains) Livestock, rivers and hills. Harbors. </li></ul>Picture Credit: Lan_Farm_Trust.htm
  14. 14. <ul><li>People came from Germany, Scotland & Ireland. </li></ul><ul><li>- Quakers (plain living, peaceful, against slavery and dancing) </li></ul><ul><li>- Germans (Pennsylvania Dutch, skilled workers and loved music). </li></ul><ul><li>- Scotch-Irish farmed and hunted. </li></ul><ul><li>Click picture to find out about Moravians </li></ul>Picture Credit: celtic.html
  15. 15. <ul><li>- Called Breadbasket of Colonial America. The farmers raised a surplus so they could sell. </li></ul><ul><li>- Germans invented Pennsylvania rifle & Conestoga wagon. </li></ul><ul><li>-Philadelphia means brotherly love. </li></ul>Picture Credit: nmah/carriage.htm
  16. 16. <ul><li>- William Penn owned Pennsylvania and made it a place for religious freedom. </li></ul>Picture Credit:
  17. 17. <ul><li>The Southern Colonies included: Maryland (MD), Virginia (VA), North Carolina (NC), South Carolina (SC), and Georgia (GA). </li></ul>MD VA NC SC GA
  18. 18. <ul><li>Rich land, plenty of rain & a long growing season. Coastal plains, swamps, forests, harbors. </li></ul>Picture Credit: cogent/gallery.htm
  19. 19. <ul><li>- Maryland was a safe place for Roman Catholics. </li></ul><ul><li>- South Carolina settled by French . </li></ul><ul><li>- Georgia founded by Oglethorpe for new start for debtors in England. </li></ul>Picture Credit: bhand/usergroups.html
  20. 20. <ul><li>-Planters’ duties to see that crops were planted, records kept, took care of everyone. </li></ul><ul><li>- Slavery was necessary for Southern plantation. </li></ul><ul><li>The cash crop for Virginia was Tobacco. </li></ul>Picture Credit: website.htm
  21. 21. <ul><li>Colonial Map </li></ul><ul><li>13 Colonies Home 13 Colonies Interactive 13 Colonies Artisans and Trades 13 Colonies Regions 13 Colonies Profiles Make Your Own 13 Colonies Map Colonial Williamsburg Historical Events in the Colonies 13 Colonies Activities French and Indian War American Revolution </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
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