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GENESEE ACADEMY SOCIAL SCIENCE

LESSON THREE

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COLONIAL ENGLISH

The English colonies can be divided into four regions. Identify these regions.  Identify the colonies within each region.  How are the regions different according to the ideas of:  religion,  education,  slavery,  industry,  crops?
(Make a chart of your findings.) 

TERMS TO CONSIDER
 
cash crop
tidewater
back country
Maryland Toleration Act
plantation
fall line
piedmont
Old Satan Deluder Act
Anglican
yeoman farming

AP EXAM QUESTIONS
2001 PART B
Question 2
How did economic, geographic, and social factors encourage the growth of slavery as an important part of the economy of the southern colonies between 1607 and 1775?
2002 FORM A. PART B
Question 2
Compare the ways in which religion shaped the development of colonial society (to 1740) in TWO of the following regions:
New England
Chesapeake
Middle Atlantic
2002 FORM B, PART B
Question 2
Analyze the impact of the Atlantic trade routes established in the mid 1600's on the economic developmentin the British North American colonies. Consider the period 1650-1750. 
2003 FORM B, PART B
Question 2
Compare the ways in which TWO of the following reflected tentions in colonial society.
Bacon's Rebellion (1676)
Pueble Revolt (1680)
Salem witchcraft trials (1692)
Stono Rebellion (1739)
2005 FORM A, PART B
Question 2
Compare and contrast the ways in which economic development affected politics in Massachusetts and Virginia in the period from 1607 to 1750.
2005 FORM B, PART B
Question 2
"Geography was the primary factor in shaping the development of the British colonies in North America."  Assess the validity of this statement for the 1600's.
 

READING TO CONSIDER

 
1. Who issued the Act?  How did the Act get its authority?
2. What was the Act supposed to do?  Why?
3. Summarize paragraph #2.
4. Give an example of Catholic ideas (not just Christian ideas).
5. What is the purpose of paragraph #4?
6. SOAP
 

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CONSIDER THE MAP
 
Where did the people settle?

 
 
 
 
"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal,..." Declaration of Independence, 1776