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  • The thirteen Colonies

    The thirteen colonies that joined together to become the United States of America were but a part of the first British Empire. They were the product of a broad and dramatic expansion of England that began with the establishment of “plantations” in Ireland during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I and reached a peak with the conquest of Canada and the extension of British influence over India during the 1760s. In the New World alone at the time of the American Revolution Britain had close to two dozen

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    Vladir Diaz Thirteen Colonies The thirteen colonies in the United States are‚ Massachusetts‚ New Hampshire‚ Connecticut‚ New York‚ New Jersey‚ Pennsylvania‚ Delaware‚ Maryland‚ Virginia‚ North Carolina‚ South Carolina and Georgia. Each one of them has their own story characteristics that I’ll be listing them in the following paragraphs. Massachusetts was founded on 1630 by John Winthrop and others. Their major industry consists of fishing‚ corn‚ livestock‚ lumbering‚ shipbuilding and their

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    Unit 1- chapters 1-4 Chapter 1:New world Beginnings‚ 33‚000 B.C.-A.D. 1769 1. How did Indian societies of South and North America differ from European societies at the time the two came into contact? In What ways did Indians retain a “world view” different from that of the Europeans? 2. What role did disease and forced labor (including slavery) play in the early settlement of America? Is the view of Spanish and Portuguese as especially harsh conquerors

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  • Thirteen Colonies

    The 13 English Colonies (1630-1750) As the colonies grew in the 1600’s and 1700’s‚ they became the home to people of many lands. These people brought their own customs and traditions. In time‚ they shaped these old ways into a new American Culture. 1 13 colonies 2 1.The New England Colonies More than 1‚000 men‚ women and children left England in 1630 to settle in the Americas. They set up their colony in Massachusetts Bay‚ North of Plymouth. Over the next 100 years‚ English

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  • Thirteen Colonies and Nineteenth Century

    having separate civilizations‚ the Northern and Southern colonies in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries were in fact more similar than different. Assess the validity of this statement. (75) 6. Although the thirteen American colonies were founded at different times by people with different motives and with different forms of colonial charters and political organization‚ the Revolution the thirteen colonies had become remarkably similar. Assess the validity

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  • The Thirteen Colonies

    The Thirteen Colonies The thirteen colonies were divided into three regions: the Southern colonies‚ the Middle colonies‚ and the New England colonies. Each region can be characterized based on its geography‚ climate‚ economy and culture. These qualities may also be used to compare and contrast regions. One quality used to characterize the colony regions is its geography and climate. Both the Southern and Middle colonies have fertile soil and long growing seasons‚ while the New England colonies

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    tolerance they themselves obtained from different beliefs. Due to this lack of tolerance people began forming new colonies. England had three colonial groups identified as the New England‚ Middle and Southern colonies. Three admirable colonies that may be pointed out from each group are Massachusetts from the New England colonies‚ Pennsylvania from the Middle and Maryland the Southern colonies. Massachusetts has played a significant role in American history‚ most importantly in the lives of Puritans

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  • Thirteen Colonies and Essay Questions Topics

    * Describe the Spanish Empire in the New World during the 1500s. Include political‚ military‚ economic‚ social‚ and cultural considerations. (pg. 11-20) * Discuss the economic and religious motivations that led to the establishment of English colonies in North America. (pg. 23-27) * Explain the French process of colonization and interaction with the natives. (pg. 27) Day 2 Review (Tuesday) * Website review: major themes and learning objectives from Chapter 2 * http://highered

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  • Thirteen Colonies and New England Puritans

    had caused uproars like the pope’s rebellion.    1. Assess the democratic characteristics in the English colonies of two of the following: Virginia- 1619 representative self-government was born when the Virginia Company authorizes settlers to summon an assembly known as the House of Burgesses and the establishment was the first of many miniature parliaments to flourish. All of the colonies were connected by trade and decided to

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  • Compare And Contrast The Thirteen Colonies

    The Thirteen Colonies‚ that joined together to become the United States of America were part of the first British Empire. Each colony was founded by different people and for different reasons. The main reason was the opportunity to make money to bring together valuable natural resources and selling them to England in exchange for goods that were difficult to get in the New World. Other colonies were set up by the Protestants who wanted to avoid the religious they experienced in Britain‚ and also

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