Presentation on theme: "Reviewing in Colonial Notes packet Pages 18,19,23,26."— Presentation transcript:
Reviewing in Colonial Notes packet Pages 18,19,23,26
13 Colonies Map/Quiz 1. England 2. Massachusetts 3. Georgia 4. Atlantic 5. North Carolina 6. Maryland 7. New Hampshire 8. Rhode Island 9. Pennsylvania and New Jersey 10. 1776
Economy of the Colonial Regions, Page 18 in packet Boston: Fish and rum NYC: Wheat, flour, bread Philadelphia: Wheat, flour, bread Jamestown/Norfolk: Tobacco Charleston: Rice, indigo What type of product was exported by both middle and southern regions? Tobacco and rice
Economy continued… Why were New England’s exports different from the other regions? Colder climate, rocky soil made it much harder to farm so they needed to do other create other things for trade What two places did most Colonial Exports go in 1770? Great Britain and West Indies Why those places? They were part of British Empire and who the colonies were supposed to be trading with
Government: More Democracy? Page 19 in packet Parliament- England’s law making body In 1689, The English Bill of Rights gave Parliament more power and the king less power House of Burgesses: represented Virginia’s people Mayflower compact: signed by male pilgrims. Set out laws by which Pilgrims governed themselves Town Meetings important to New England. At town meetings people discussed and decided on local issues/laws/problems
Government Questions Continued The House of Burgesses and other colonial assemblies were examples of a direct/representative Democracy, where citizens voted for leaders who make laws Today in the United States we have a Representative Government that makes laws for the entire nation. We elect people to go to Congress in Washington DC to make our laws. Congress has two parts, the Senate and the House of Representatives.
Thirteen Colonies Review New England Colonies: Rocky Soil Subsistence Agriculture Mayflower Compact Yankee Witch Trials Poor Farming Fishing Puritans Education Important
Review of Colonies continued Middle Colonies Indentured Servants Dutch Influence Fertile land Exported Flour Settled by Quakers Good Farms Settlers from many lands Growing wheat Religious Freedom
Thirteen Colonies Review: Southern Colonies Fertile Land Tobacco Plantations Tenant Farmers Rice and Indigo Slave Labor Good Farms
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