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Life in the Colony.  Challenges  Dense Forests  Had to clear  Damp hot climate  Mosquitoes/ Malaria  Dangerous jobs  Logging  Hunting  seafaring.

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Presentation on theme: "Life in the Colony.  Challenges  Dense Forests  Had to clear  Damp hot climate  Mosquitoes/ Malaria  Dangerous jobs  Logging  Hunting  seafaring."— Presentation transcript:

1 Life in the Colony

2  Challenges  Dense Forests  Had to clear  Damp hot climate  Mosquitoes/ Malaria  Dangerous jobs  Logging  Hunting  seafaring  Widowed several times

3  Ann Durant was first female lawyer in Colonies, among other jobs.  Women had to work hard to help survive in the colonies. Do a man’s job often.  Had very few rights  When married husband took control over her belongings. Called coverture.  Story of Diana Harris Forester….

4  Anglican was official church of England.  Quakers dominated so they built their own institutions.

5  Fundamental Constitutions of Carolina  Appoint a governor to rule a colony  Colonist who owned 50+ could vote for people that created laws  Gov. chose members of a council that helped enforce laws  People wanted to use Americas to make England rich  Colonist did not want to please aristocrats.  Difficult to find an honest man to serve.

6  1677  Tensions became armed rebellion.  Colonist and Proprietors clashed over laws, Navigation Act.  Colonist had to ship products to England using English ships Gave England a monopoly on American Resources. Imposed taxes to enforce regulation

7  Colonist shipped to Boston and Indies, not to England  Used ships that offered the best prices.  Carolina Colonies just ignored the law, England was far away.

8  Miller was sent as governor to enforce Navigation Act  Seized cargos  Imposed fines  Jailed those who challenged  Sent ship to patrol Albemarle sound for smugglers.

9  Miller tried to arrest Durant, and the colonist got MAD!!!!  Durant and Surveyor General John Culpeper, led a group of armed men and captured Miller.  Imprisoned him and other English officials  Colonist created their own assembly the met at Culpeper's house  Became known as Culpeper’s Rebellion

10  Miller escaped to England  Culpeper followed to defend rebels.  England let it slide because they did not want to lose land, sent a new Governor, but he was captured by pirates, sis not arrive for years.  Carolina Colonist governed themselves.

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