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1 Do NOW!!! After taking your seat, take out your binder and get ready to start working on your bellringer. After taking your seat, take out your binder and get ready to start working on your bellringer.

2 August 27, th Grade American History – 2B

3 Bellringer! What system or term is this map portraying? What system or term is this map portraying? What is the point of trade? What is the point of trade? Which three powers are participating in trade in this map? Which three powers are participating in trade in this map?

4 Row people, pass the “Fast Track to America” books down the row Row people, pass the “Fast Track to America” books down the row Complete the document based questions for the John Smith passage Complete the document based questions for the John Smith passage

5 Document Based Questions 1. In the first part of the passage, what are some similarities and differences Smith lists about the Jamestown and England? 2. How did the tone of John Smith’s Tale change after the colonists’ largest ship left Jamestown to sail back to England? 3. According to the passage, how would you describe the relationship between the settlers and the Native Americans? 4. After being elected to rule Jamestown, John Smith made the rule: “He that will not work shall not eat.” What do you think this rule says about life in the colonies at this time?

6 Mercantilism Role-Play ENGLAND, FRANCE and NETHERLANDS

7 ENGLAND, FRANCE and NETHERLANDS (aka: The Dutch) 3 Competing Countries 3 Competing Countries All have explorers, who are out looking around, and claiming land… All have explorers, who are out looking around, and claiming land… WHAT DO THEY WANT!? WHAT DO THEY WANT!? POWER POWER How do they get it?! How do they get it?! Make MONEY! Make MONEY!

8 How do we make money? ENGLAND, FRANCE and NETHERLANDS ENGLAND, FRANCE and NETHERLANDS - All have manufacturing (turning raw goods into finished products) and trade ships - All have manufacturing (turning raw goods into finished products) and trade ships - ENGLAND makes FURNITURE - ENGLAND makes FURNITURE - NETHERLANDS makes CLOTHING - NETHERLANDS makes CLOTHING - FRANCE makes TOOLS - FRANCE makes TOOLS - All countries, although competing for trade goods and gold, rely on each other - All countries, although competing for trade goods and gold, rely on each other

9 Let’s Play the Mercantilism Game! Round 1: You have to spend money to make money!!! You have to spend money to make money!!! Soooo…. Soooo…. ENGLAND pays one gold to create furniture ENGLAND pays one gold to create furniture NETHERLANDS pays one gold to create clothing NETHERLANDS pays one gold to create clothing FRANCE pays one gold to create tools FRANCE pays one gold to create tools

10 ENGLAND sends FURNITURE and one gold to NETHERLANDS & FRANCE ENGLAND sends FURNITURE and one gold to NETHERLANDS & FRANCE NETHERLANDS sends CLOTHING and one gold to ENGLAND & FRANCE NETHERLANDS sends CLOTHING and one gold to ENGLAND & FRANCE FRANCE sends TOOLS and one gold to ENGLAND & NETHERLANDS FRANCE sends TOOLS and one gold to ENGLAND & NETHERLANDS

11 Review Questions: Is anyone making more money? Is anyone making more money? How could someone make more money? How could someone make more money? What is interdependence? What is interdependence?

12 SUDDENLY England finds a colony. We’ll name the colony NEW England. (Clever?!) We’ll name the colony NEW England. (Clever?!) Although the colony only has little gold, it is proven to have raw materials that the mother country can get cheaply to create its finished products. Although the colony only has little gold, it is proven to have raw materials that the mother country can get cheaply to create its finished products.

13 Round 2: English Colonies Let’s Play! ENGLAND sends ONE gold to the colonies for raw material ENGLAND sends ONE gold to the colonies for raw material TWO FURNITURES Are then made for that ONE gold – TWO FURNITURES Are then made for that ONE gold – THE COLONIES send over a gold and get furniture. THE COLONIES send over a gold and get furniture. NETHERLANDS sends over a gold and buys FURNITURE NETHERLANDS sends over a gold and buys FURNITURE FRANCE sends over a gold and buys FURNITURE FRANCE sends over a gold and buys FURNITURE

14 Oh Yeah… ENGLAND can now also make CLOTHING & TOOLS because the raw materials are in the colonies. ENGLAND can now also make CLOTHING & TOOLS because the raw materials are in the colonies. CLOTHING, FURNITURE and TOOLS are now produced by ENGLAND CLOTHING, FURNITURE and TOOLS are now produced by ENGLAND WHO WINS? WHO LOSES? WHO WINS? WHO LOSES?

15 Review Questions: What is a colony? What is a colony? What is a mother country? What is a mother country? Who wins? Who is benefitting from this deal? Who wins? Who is benefitting from this deal? Who loses? What can they do about this situation to help them make more money? Who loses? What can they do about this situation to help them make more money? Why can’t the colonies make their own finished goods? Why can’t the colonies make their own finished goods? Who is dependent on whom in this situation? Who is dependent on whom in this situation?

16 ROUND 3: French and Dutch Colonies Let’s Play! FRANCE and NETHERLANDS like what England is doing to make money so they discover their own colonies. FRANCE and NETHERLANDS like what England is doing to make money so they discover their own colonies. They are now able to produce CLOTHING, TOOLS and FURNITURE themselves. They are now able to produce CLOTHING, TOOLS and FURNITURE themselves. ENGLAND, FRANCE and NETHERLANDS now try to compete. ENGLAND, FRANCE and NETHERLANDS now try to compete. All have raw materials, manufacturing and shipping. All have raw materials, manufacturing and shipping.

17 Review Questions: For what purpose did the Netherlands (Dutch) and the French want to discover their own colonies? For what purpose did the Netherlands (Dutch) and the French want to discover their own colonies?

18 Round 4: The Navigation Acts England realizes that their profit from their colonies is being shared with other countries. England realizes that their profit from their colonies is being shared with other countries. The English colonies are using French and Dutch ships to send their goods to Europe because their ships are cheaper! They are trying to save $$$$!!! The English colonies are using French and Dutch ships to send their goods to Europe because their ships are cheaper! They are trying to save $$$$!!!

19 So English Parliament passed the Navigation Acts! –Only allowed the colonists to trade w/ Britain –Colonial merchants could not send goods to England in foreign ships (even if the foreign ships were cheaper) –Prohibited the colonist from sending certain products (sugar or tobacco) outside of England’s empire

20 Round 5: Now what?! Imagine your mother country not allowing you to make your own trading decisions regarding YOUR business! Imagine your mother country not allowing you to make your own trading decisions regarding YOUR business! You have to pay $100 to use English ships now, whereas you used to only pay $25 to use a French ship to send your goods to Europe. You have to pay $100 to use English ships now, whereas you used to only pay $25 to use a French ship to send your goods to Europe.

21 Review Questions: What is Parliament? What is Parliament? Why did they pass the Navigation Acts? Why did they pass the Navigation Acts? Who did these acts hurt? Why? Who did these acts hurt? Why?

22 Round 5: The Navigation Acts say that you have to use English ships… The Navigation Acts say that you have to use English ships… You feel like you are wasting money! You feel like you are wasting money! What do you do? What do you do?

23 Round 5: Some colonists ignored the Navigation Acts and began smuggling. Some colonists ignored the Navigation Acts and began smuggling. How do you feel about the colonists smuggling? How do you feel about the colonists smuggling?

24 Review Questions: What is smuggling? What is smuggling? Why did the colonists feel the need to smuggle? Why did the colonists feel the need to smuggle? How do the English feel about the colonists smuggling? Why? How do the English feel about the colonists smuggling? Why? Whose side would you choose? Whose side would you choose?

25 Bring materials for project to next class Bring materials for project to next class Bring red folder! Bring red folder! Project due Tuesday September 2 Project due Tuesday September 2


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