Colonial People
USI.5c~
Describe colonial life in
America from the
perspectives of large
landowners, farmers,
artisans, wo...
Large Landowner
• Lived
predominately in
the South
• Relied on
indentured
servants and/or
slaves for labor
• Were educated...
Farmers
• Worked the land
according to the
region
• Relied on family
members for labor
Artisans
• Worked as
Craftsmen in
towns and on the
plantation
• Lived in small
villages and cities
Blacksmith
(above)
Glas...
Women
• Worked as
caretakers,
houseworkers,
homemakers
• Could NOT vote
• Had few chances
for education

(Their older brot...
Indentured Servants
• Consisted of men
and women who did
not have money for
passage to the
colonies and who
agreed to work...
Free African Americans
• Were able to own
land
• Had more economic
freedom and could
work for pay and
decide how to spend
...
Enslave African Americans

• Were captured in their
native Africa and sold
to slave traders
• Slaves were then sold to
sla...
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    1. 1. Colonial People USI.5c~ Describe colonial life in America from the perspectives of large landowners, farmers, artisans, women, indentured servants, and slaves.
    2. 2. Large Landowner • Lived predominately in the South • Relied on indentured servants and/or slaves for labor • Were educated in some cases • Had rich Social Culture
    3. 3. Farmers • Worked the land according to the region • Relied on family members for labor
    4. 4. Artisans • Worked as Craftsmen in towns and on the plantation • Lived in small villages and cities Blacksmith (above) Glassblower (left)
    5. 5. Women • Worked as caretakers, houseworkers, homemakers • Could NOT vote • Had few chances for education (Their older brother may teach them to read using the Bible, that’s it!!!)
    6. 6. Indentured Servants • Consisted of men and women who did not have money for passage to the colonies and who agreed to work without pay for the person who paid for their passage • Were free at the end of their contract.
    7. 7. Free African Americans • Were able to own land • Had more economic freedom and could work for pay and decide how to spend their money • Were not allowed to vote
    8. 8. Enslave African Americans • Were captured in their native Africa and sold to slave traders • Slaves were then sold to slave traders and shipped to the colonies where they were sold into slavery • Slaves were owned as property for life with no rights • Slaves were often born into slavery (children of enslaved African Americans were born into slavery)
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