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5c colonial people

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SOL USI.5c updated for 2008

SOL USI.5c updated for 2008

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    • 1. Colonial People USI.5c~ Sarah Duncan Social Studies Instructional Specialist Portsmouth Public Schools
    • 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. Farmers
      • Worked the land according to the region
      • Relied on family members for labor
    • 4. Artisans
      • Worked as Craftsmen in towns and on the plantation
      • Lived in small villages and cities
      Blacksmith (above) Glassblower (left)
    • 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. 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. 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. 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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