Deadline, TBA, 80 points
What were the conditions under which people lived in the colonies?
How did those conditions differ from those of their native nations?
Why would people undertake the hardships required to come to America?
During the colonization period, Americans began to develop views of their lives and their place in the world. They expressed their views in a variety of ways. For this lesson we are going to look at some of what they told us about their world and compare it with our own.
Students will identify and explain key elements in changing views of colonization that swept through America in the early and mid colonial periods
How were the colonists in America developing changing world views?
What influenced their views?
See the assignment.
Click here to view a printed copy of the assignment.
Chapter Four of the textbook.
Chapter Five of the textbook.
Click here for a PDF file of the Mittelberger account of the voyage to America. This file includes outline notes in the left margins of the pages.
Click here to view the PowerPoint file about Changes in the Colonies we used in class.
Click here to view the PowerPoint about Social Classes in Colonial America we used in class.
Click here to view the PowerPoint about Push Pull Factors we used in class.
Click here to view the PowerPoint about Colonial Charters and a Map we used in class.
Plymouth Colony videos