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QOD 4.0 Start a new sheet today titled QOD 4.0 Read Ben Franklin pg. 144-145 Answer QOD 4.1: 1. How was Franklin like many other colonists? 2. Would it.

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1 QOD 4.0 Start a new sheet today titled QOD 4.0 Read Ben Franklin pg Answer QOD 4.1: 1. How was Franklin like many other colonists? 2. Would it be possible for Franklin to achieve success today? 3. Do you think Franklin would recommend the apprentice system?

2 The Early Colonies

3 I) New England Colonies

4 A) The terrain is hilly and very rocky

5 I) New England Colonies A) The terrain is hilly and very rocky B) The climate is cool, leaving a very short growing season

6 I) New England Colonies A) The terrain is hilly and very rocky B) The climate is cool, leaving a very short growing season 1) Because of A) and B), many made their living off of the sea

7 I) New England Colonies A) The terrain is hilly and very rocky B) The climate is cool, leaving a very short growing season 1) Because of A) and B), many made their living off of the sea a) lumber and fishing

8 I) New England Colonies A) The terrain is hilly and very rocky B) The climate is cool, leaving a very short growing season 1) Because of A) and B), many made their living off of the sea a) lumber and fishing b) ship building

9 I) New England C) Characteristics of New England Colonies:

10 I) New England C) Characteristics of New England Colonies: 1) close-knit towns

11 I) New England C) Characteristics of New England Colonies: 1) close-knit towns 2) religious, Puritans

12 I) New England C) Characteristics of New England Colonies: 1) close-knit towns 2) religious, Puritans 3) Strong Family Life

13 I) New England C) Characteristics of New England Colonies: 1) close-knit towns 2) religious, Puritans 3) Strong Family Life a) 8-9 children on average

14 I) New England C) Characteristics of New England Colonies: 1) close-knit towns 2) religious, Puritans 3) Strong Family Life a) 8-9 children on average b) by age 8, children were working

15 I) New England C) Characteristics of New England Colonies: 4) Education was important

16 I) New England C) Characteristics of New England Colonies: 4) Education was important a) literacy – ability to read and write

17 I) New England C) Characteristics of New England Colonies: 4) Education was important a) literacy – ability to read and write b) town of 50 or greater had to hire a teacher

18 I) New England C) Characteristics of New England Colonies: 4) Education was important a) literacy – ability to read and write b) town of 50 or greater had to hire a teacher c) usually by age 12, New England children had gained an apprenticeship

19 I) New England C) Characteristics of New England Colonies: 4) Education was important a) literacy – ability to read and write b) town of 50 or greater had to hire a teacher c) usually by age 12, New England children had gained an apprenticeship 1. Apprentice - work under a skilled craftsman in order to learn a trade

20 II) Middle Colonies A) The Terrain

21 II) Middle Colonies A) The Terrain 1) NJ an Delaware lay on a flat plain

22 II) Middle Colonies A) The Terrain 1) NJ an Delaware lay on a flat plain 2) PA and NY have both flat and hilly areas

23 II) Middle Colonies B) Making a living

24 II) Middle Colonies B) Making a living 1) rich soils of PA => Farming

25 II) Middle Colonies B) Making a living 1) rich soils of PA => Farming 2) waterfalls in NJ and Delaware => power for mills

26 II) Middle Colonies B) Making a living 1) rich soils of PA => Farming 2) waterfalls in NJ and Delaware => power for mills 3) Philadelphia became an important trade center for imports

27 II) Middle Colonies B) Making a living 1) rich soils of PA => Farming 2) waterfalls in NJ and Delaware => power for mills 3) Philadelphia became an important trade center for imports a) imports – products brought form another country

28 II) Middle Colonies C) Education

29 II) Middle Colonies C) Education 1) Religious Quakers wanted people to read the Bible

30 II) Middle Colonies C) Education 1) Religious Quakers wanted people to read the Bible a. responsibility for education rested with the family

31 III) The Southern Colonies The Terrain

32 III) The Southern Colonies The Terrain 1) the coast line had numerous swamps, rivers, bays

33 III) The Southern Colonies The Terrain 1) the coast line had numerous swamps, rivers, bays 2) tidewater – southern coastline that rises and sinks with the tide

34 III) The Southern Colonies The Terrain 1) the coast line had numerous swamps, rivers, bays 2) tidewater – southern coastline that rises and sinks with the tide a. tidewater created a rich soil

35 III) The Southern Colonies The Terrain 1) the coast line had numerous swamps, rivers, bays 2) tidewater – southern coastline that rises and sinks with the tide a. tidewater created a rich soil b. good for farming

36 III) The Southern Colonies The Terrain 1) the coast line had numerous swamps, rivers, bays 2) tidewater – southern coastline that rises and sinks with the tide a. tidewater created a rich soil b. good for farming c. bad for humans (disease)

37 III) The Southern Colonies B) Making a Living

38 III) The Southern Colonies B) Making a Living 1) Sustenance farming – growing enough food to feed you family

39 III) The Southern Colonies B) Making a Living 1) Sustenance farming – growing enough food to feed you family a. Most of the people of the south did this

40 III) The Southern Colonies B) Making a Living 1) Sustenance farming – growing enough food to feed you family a. Most of the people of the south did this 2) Some people grew cash crops (tobacco, rice, indigo)

41 III) The Southern Colonies B) Making a Living 1) Sustenance farming – growing enough food to feed you family a. Most of the people of the south did this 2) Some people grew cash crops (tobacco, rice, indigo)

42 III) The Southern Colonies B) Making a Living 1) Sustenance farming – growing enough food to feed you family a. Most of the people of the south did this 2) Some people grew cash crops (tobacco, rice, indigo) a. cash crops – crops raised for a profit

43 III) The Southern Colonies 3) Plantation Life

44 III) The Southern Colonies 3) Plantation Life Because of great distances between plantations, each plantation had to be able to take care of its own needs (blacksmith, miller, weaver, etc)

45 III) The Southern Colonies C) Education

46 III) The Southern Colonies C) Education 1) generally, only the wealthy were educated

47 III) The Southern Colonies C) Education 1) generally, only the wealthy were educated 2) They hired private tutors or were sent to private schools


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