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2 Social Studies: 5.4 Students understand the political, religious, social, and economic institutions that evolved in the colonial era. Language Arts : 6 Analyze multiple accounts of the same event or topic, noting important similarities and differences in the point of view they represent.

3 SPECtacular SPECtacular evidence about the New England Colonies With your SPECtacles on, your group will research a colony to find: why the colony was founded, the different beliefs, their customs, how they made a living, and how they ruled themselves. Choose another group with a different colony and compare or contrast your results. Be prepared to present your findings to the class.

4 Show what you know T F Maine was once part of the Massachusetts Colony. Roger Williams founded Connecticut. The Protestant work ethic was important in all the New England Colonies. Puritans admired the teachings of Calvinism. The Pilgrims of Plymouth were Separatists.

5 T F New Hampshire’s first colonists came from Plymouth. The Colony of Rhode Island had a great amount of religious freedom. Mercantilism, control over trade, was a protective British trade policy. The economy of the American Colonies depended on three different “rectangular” trade routes The Colony of Connecticut was established when three towns joined together.

6 A SPECial Way to Learn about History Social : How do they interact with people? Political : What are their rules and how are they carried out? Economic : What do they value? Cultural : What are their beliefs? How do they express themselves?

7 Facts about the Social, Political, Economic and Cultural aspects of the New England Colonies All aspects Political Facts Economic Facts Religious Facts

8 The Puritans came to the New World to find Religious freedom and new economic opportunities in farming. Find out more here Or Reflections -- Social Studies book pages 206 – 221.

9 Rhode Island and Providence were settled because more religious freedoms were needed. Roger Williams and Anne Hutchinson were important founders and leaders of these settlements. Find out more here TFK Reader The Creation of the Rhode Island Colony or

10 The Connecticut Colony was settled searching for freedom of beliefs, better farmlands and a new form of government. Thomas Hooker was an important leader in this colony. Find out more here

11 New Hampshire was settled to find more economic opportunity. John Mason, an Englishman, sent settlers to create a fishing colony. Find out more here

12 Quiz on the New England Colonies Click here

13  Power Point  www.Edu.glogster.com www.Edu.glogster.com  Make a book – each chapter showing a letter from SPEC  Your choice Presentation Ideas

14 Anthony Fitzpatrick, American History Foundation. SPECtacular History. Google Images http://www.earlyamerica.com/earlyamerica/firsts/cartoon/snake.html http://www.petpeoplesplace.com/petstore/pet-image-large/colonial- currency-rhode-island-1780-two-dollar-note_350440346117.jpg http://www.petpeoplesplace.com/petstore/pet-image-large/colonial- currency-rhode-island-1780-two-dollar-note_350440346117.jpg http://www.palinurusbooks.com/PALINURUS_RECENT_CTLaws.htm http://www.quiltersmuse.com/american_independence_museum.htm Reflections. United States History Making a New Nation. Harcourt, 2007. Time for Kids: The Creation of the Rhode Island Colony. Harcourt, 2007.


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