Clash of Cultures Essay Week 1

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Appendix A

Clash of Cultures

Complete the grid by describing the characteristics listed in the left-side column for the five groups named.

| |Native Americans |Northern Colonists |Mid-Atlantic Colonists |Southern Colonists |West Africans | |Political Structure|Elders and Chieftains |Democrat |Republican/Democrat |Republican |Tribe Leaders/Council | | |Council | | | | | |Social System |Hunter/Gatherer |Very Bible Orientated |Very Bible Orientated |Very Bible Orientated |Hunter/Gatherer | |Cultural Values |Help each other to live, learn and|Obey the law, your parents and |Obey the law, your parents and |Obey the law, your parents and |Help each other to live, learn and| | |grow. |your elders. |your elders. |your elders. |grow. | |Religion |Polytheistic |Monotheistic |Monotheistic |Monotheistic |Polytheistic |

Write a 350-word essay in which you examine one of the following topics about how the groups clashed:

• Pilgrims and Native Americans in Massachusetts
• The kidnapping of colonists by Native Americans
• Pequot War
• Jamestown’s relationships with Native Americans
• The differences between indentured servants and slaves
• Racial issues in the 17th century
• The Deerfield Massacre
• The early anti-slavery movement
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