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Unit4, Lesson5

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Unit4, Lesson5

  1. 1. W h at S yste m sD e ve lo p e d in th e C o lo nie s? Unit 4, Lesson 5
  2. 2. AGENDA• Vocabulary• Free Market Economy• Child’s life• Apprentices• Slaves
  3. 3. artisan• (noun) a skilled worker who makes thing by hand
  4. 4. apprentice• (noun) a person who learns a skill or trade from an experienced worker
  5. 5. journeyman• (noun) a trained worker who is employed by someone else
  6. 6. town common• (noun) an open space in the center of a town where cattle and sheep could graze
  7. 7. free-market economy• (noun) a system in which prices are not controlled by the government
  8. 8. Free-Market a fre e -m arke tTh e co lo nie s are Economy syste m . Th is m e ans th at the king h ad little to no co ntro l o ve r th e e co no m y in the co lo nie s.* Each co lo ny h as its o w n g o ve rnm e nt and th e ym ake e ve ryd ay d e cisio ns* C o nflicts b e tw e e n th e Eng lish and co lo nistsd o n’t b e g in until late r w h e n th e Eng lish b e g intrying to co ntro l th e finance s o f th e co lo nists(tax e s, fe e s, e tc.)
  9. 9. Children * 1 in 10 children die at birth* 1 in 4 children won’ t make it past their 21st birthday ( war, disease, accidents) * Families were large, often with 6-10 children
  10. 10. A Child’s DayC h ild re n ag e s 2 -7 are e x p e cte d to w o rkaro u nd th e h o u se d o ing cho re s, le arningfarm ing te chniq u e s (b o ys), o r h o m e m ake rskills like knitting , w e aving , se w ing (g irls). C h ild re n h ad toThey are also expected to go to school at h ave stro ng le g s... thesame time. th e y o fte n sto o d to C h ild re n w o u ld o fteatb e le sto o d ne r e n and ft alo fo fo r lo ng p e rio d s o f tim e w h a tim e ir h o urs at ile th at p are nts w e re aw ay w rch. . Th e y ch u o rking
  11. 11. A Child’s DayC h ild re n h ad toh ave stro ng le g s...th e y o fte n sto o d toe at and sto o d fo rh o u rs at a tim e atch u rch . C h ild re n w o u ld o fte n b e le ft alo ne fo r lo ng p e rio d s o f tim e w h ile th e ir p are nts w e re aw ay w o rking . Th e y w o u ld d o th e ir cho re s, p lay, o r h u nt.
  12. 12. ApprenticesC h ild re n w o u ld g o to sch o o l until th e ag e o f aro u nd 7. The n th e y w o rke d o n the fam ily farm , o r b e co m e an ap p re ntice , le arning a trad e and w o rking fo r fre e . * Ro o m , clo th ing , and fo o d p aid fo r* At 2 1 yo u co uld w o rk as a jo urne ym an o r try to start yo ur o w n b usine ss
  13. 13. Indentured-ServantsA p e rso n th at co u ldno t p ay fo r th e ir trip to Am e rica w o u ld h ave h is o r he r vo yag e p aid fo r and th e n b e ind e ntu re d to afam ily o r m aste r fo r se ve ral ye ars.
  14. 14. Slaves S lave ry Be g ins: Th e g ro w th o f th e to b acco ind ustry cre ate s th e ne e d fo r slave lab o r* Plantatio ns syste m b e g ins (cro p ssu ch as rice , ind ig o , and co tto nre q u ire d ch e ap lab o r also )* W e re o fte n tau g ht a trad e , b utne ve r h ad th e o p p o rtunity to ru nth e ir o w n b u sine ss
  15. 15. SlavesIn 1640 there are less than 200 slaves in Virginia, but by 1700 there are more than 28,000 slaves in Virginia.

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