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Colonial Williamsburg Presentation

  1. 1. Colonial Williamsburg 1699 - 1780 History Alive! America's Past Mrs. Hamel - Room 215
  2. 2. From 1699-1780, Williamsburg was the capital of Virginia and the largest American colony.
  3. 3. By 1770, about 2,000 people lived in Williamsburg. Some were government workers and lawyers. Many were carpenters and cabinet makers, while others worked in shops and taverns.
  4. 4. About half of the people in Williamsburg were African Americans. Most of them were slaves and worked on plantations and farms.
  5. 5. Education For Boys and Girls

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