Colonial People USI.5c~ Sarah Duncan Social Studies Instructional Specialist Portsmouth Public Schools
Large Landowner <ul><li>Lived predominately in the South </li></ul><ul><li>Relied on indentured servants and/or slaves for...
Farmers <ul><li>Worked the land according to the region </li></ul><ul><li>Relied on family members for labor </li></ul>
Artisans <ul><li>Worked as Craftsmen in towns and on the plantation </li></ul><ul><li>Lived in small villages and cities <...
Women <ul><li>Worked as caretakers, houseworkers, homemakers </li></ul><ul><li>Could NOT vote </li></ul><ul><li>Had few ch...
Indentured Servants <ul><li>Consisted of men and women who did not have money for passage to the colonies and who agreed t...
Free African Americans <ul><li>Were able to own land </li></ul><ul><li>Had more economic freedom and could work for pay an...
Enslave African Americans <ul><li>Were captured in their native Africa and sold to slave traders </li></ul><ul><li>Slaves ...
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    1. 1. Colonial People USI.5c~ Sarah Duncan Social Studies Instructional Specialist Portsmouth Public Schools
    2. 2. Large Landowner <ul><li>Lived predominately in the South </li></ul><ul><li>Relied on indentured servants and/or slaves for labor </li></ul><ul><li>Were educated in some cases </li></ul><ul><li>Had rich Social Culture </li></ul>
    3. 3. Farmers <ul><li>Worked the land according to the region </li></ul><ul><li>Relied on family members for labor </li></ul>
    4. 4. Artisans <ul><li>Worked as Craftsmen in towns and on the plantation </li></ul><ul><li>Lived in small villages and cities </li></ul>Blacksmith (above) Glassblower (left)
    5. 5. Women <ul><li>Worked as caretakers, houseworkers, homemakers </li></ul><ul><li>Could NOT vote </li></ul><ul><li>Had few chances for education </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(Their older brother may teach them to read using the Bible, that’s it!!!) </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. Indentured Servants <ul><li>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 </li></ul><ul><li>Were free at the end of their contract. </li></ul>
    7. 7. Free African Americans <ul><li>Were able to own land </li></ul><ul><li>Had more economic freedom and could work for pay and decide how to spend their money </li></ul><ul><li>Were not allowed to vote </li></ul>
    8. 8. Enslave African Americans <ul><li>Were captured in their native Africa and sold to slave traders </li></ul><ul><li>Slaves were then sold to slave traders and shipped to the colonies where they were sold into slavery </li></ul><ul><li>Slaves were owned as property for life with no rights </li></ul><ul><li>Slaves were often born into slavery (children of enslaved African Americans were born into slavery) </li></ul>

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