They played board games, puzzles, and cards. Also, they played rolling hoops, walking on stilts, or a game of ninepins.
Men wore: a coat, breeches, and stockings Women wore: a hat, lace neck kerchief, stomacher
In the New England Colonies parents taught their kids to read so they could read the Bible. They would go to grammar Schools, which helped you get in to college. In the Middle Colonies kids usually went to private schools. In the Southern colonies kids were taught at home by tutors and sons usually later went to Europe to get taught. Schools used special books called hornbooks. Girls didn’t go to school.
Basket maker: Made homemade baskets and they could carry things. Blacksmiths: Crafted tools and hardware for homes and fellow tradesmen. Silversmith: Sculptures silver from when they first pour all the way to the finish.
Peanut Soup Gallops of Salmon Tidewater Chili
Samuel Adams : He helped organize the Boston Tea Party. Benjamin Franklin : He found out about electricity John Adams : He played a big role in making Congress Declare Independence Alexander Hamilton : Founder of the first American political Party.
New England : Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Hampshire Middle Colonies : New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware Southern Colonies : Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia
What made each region unique New England: Massachusetts: Lumber, shipbuilding, and fish Rhode Island: Lumber, Fish, Connecticut: Shipbuilding, lumber fish New Hampshire: Molasses, fish Middle Colonies: New York: Shipbuilding, trade New Jersey: Oats, wheat, rye, Pennsylvania: Trade, shipbuilding Delaware: Tobacco Southern Colonies: Virginia: Tobacco Maryland: Tobacco North Carolina: Tar from pine trees, tobacco, pitch, rice South Carolina: Tar from pine trees, tobacco, pitch, rice Georgia: Indigo, Tobacco
Slavery Why did this practice come to America? It came because Americans needed a way to get all of their plants picked and so they got Africans to do it. Which region became most dependent upon it and why? The Southern Colonies became the most dependent on it because they had very big fields and if they didn’t have the slaves they couldn’t get there plants.
Shelters If you were poor then you would live in a house dug in the ground If you were middle class than you would live in a 1 to 2 room house usually having an attic. If you were rich in the south than your family would live your life on a plantation with slaves.
Furnishings Furnishings in the colonial times were usually made of wood and looked very delicate. Unlike todays they were very elegant and the ones today are made in factories.
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