Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Chesapeake area composed of Maryland and Virginia colonies Diseases like malaria, small pox, yellow fever, dysentery, and typhoid common People who left.

Similar presentations


Presentation on theme: "Chesapeake area composed of Maryland and Virginia colonies Diseases like malaria, small pox, yellow fever, dysentery, and typhoid common People who left."— Presentation transcript:

1

2 Chesapeake area composed of Maryland and Virginia colonies Diseases like malaria, small pox, yellow fever, dysentery, and typhoid common People who left England and came to Chesapeake area took 10 years off their lives Frontier life was harder on females than it was on males Family life was very fragile Chesapeake region survived because of tobacco Tobacco created a need for additional labor force I CAN DESCRIBE THE LIFE CONDITIONS OF THE CHESAPEAKE COLONIES AND THE EFFECTS ON COLONISTS I CAN IDENTIFY WHAT SAVED THE CHESAPEAKE COLONIES

3 Tobacco caused a need for more labor Families wouldn’t work b/c they were growing to slowly Indians wouldn’t work because they died quickly Solution was indentured servitude Indentured servants signed a contract to work for people in exchange for their way to the New World Worked from 2-9 years (usually 7) FREEDOM DUES When the time was up, master paid a little money, clothes, maybe land…sometimes nothing HEADRIGHT SYSTEM When a person pays for one’s passage, they got 50 acres of land per person I CAN SUMMARIZE THE REASONS FOR INDENTURED SERVITUDE AND HOW IT FUNCTIONED

4 Showed the problem of indentured servants Led by Nathaniel Bacon who led 1000 men against Virginia Governor Berkeley Angry at Gov. Berkeley because of his friendly Indian policy which hurt freed indentured servants Bacon’s Rebellion occurred in 1676 I CAN DESCRIBE THE EVENTS OF AND IMPORTANCE OF BACON’S REBELLION

5 Name for the terrible ordeal that the slaves were forced to endure on the way to the America’s Slaves were imported from African on overcrowded ships Every inch of space was used 20% of all slaves die on trip; dead thrown overboard I CAN DEFINE AND DESCRIBE THE MIDDLE PASSAGE

6 Very hard in the Deep South for slaves Chesapeake area not as hard b/c of tobacco cultivation Chesapeake region--tobacco Deep South--Rice and Indigo Was the largest port in the South Known as the ‘First Families of Virginia’ Examples include Washington’s and Lee’s Plantation Owners Small Farmers Landless Whites Indentured Servants Slaves I CAN DESCRIBE LIFE IN THE SOUTH AND THE SOCIAL STRUCTURE

7 Settlers in New England added 10 years to their life spans New Englanders tended to settle as families instead of single individuals like the Chesapeake Married early and had lots of children Children grew up in strong homes, learned obedience Women have less rights in New England First college established in colonies Established in 1636 Goal was to train men for the ministry I CAN DESCRIBE LIFE IN THE NEW ENGLAND COLONIES

8 Official church of Puritan New England Very democratic in nature Commonly found in New England communities Beginning of the birth of democracy I CAN DESCRIBE LIFE IN THE NEW ENGLAND COLONIES

9 New England focused mostly on lumber, shipbuilding, trade, and fishing because of rocky soil Cod was the main fish caught in New England I CAN DESCRIBE LIFE IN THE NEW ENGLAND COLONIES

10 Puritan zeal for beliefs was less Jermiad’s were “hell fire and brimstone” sermons calling Puritans back to their beliefs Gave partial membership and allowed baptism to unconverted children of members I CAN SUMMARIZE THE MAJOR PROBLEMS IN THE PURITAN CHURCH AND ITS ATTEMPTED SOLUTIONS

11 Involved a hunt for witches in Puritan community of Salem in of 20 accused “witches” were put to death including 2 dogs Really involved a battle between the “haves” and “have nots” Ended when the Governor’s own wife was accused I CAN DESCRIBE THE EVENT OF THE SALEM WITCH TRIALS

12 New Englander’s were stubborn, stern, hardworking, but full of energy Boston was nicknamed the hub of the universe “Worth a Candle”--any job worth doing after dark would have to be really important to use a candle b/c they were so expensive People who came to America were normally middle class


Download ppt "Chesapeake area composed of Maryland and Virginia colonies Diseases like malaria, small pox, yellow fever, dysentery, and typhoid common People who left."

Similar presentations


Ads by Google