COLONIAL SOCIETY & CULTURE

HISTORY 111

COLONIAL SOCIETY & CULTURE

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Watch the Powerpoints “Middle & Southern Colonies” and “Enlightenment & Great Awakening” in order to answer the following questions.

 

 

 

  1. What was the role of the English Civil War in later English colonization in North America?

 

  1. Explain the economy of the Middle colonies.

 

  1. What led to the foundation of Georgia as a colony?

 

  1. Why was slavery more prominent in the Southern colonies? How did the Southern colonies control large numbers of African slaves? Why were there no significant slave rebellions?

 

  1. Explain the significance of the Enlightenment on the development of colonial America. Was the

 

  1. Explain the significance of the Great Awakening on the development of colonial America? How was it actually very similar to the Enlightenment even though one was religious and the other intellectual?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DISCUSSION FORUM RESPONSE

 

  1. Read the document “Richard Freethorne’s Letter to His Parents (1623) and post a response to the following question in the Discussion Forum by Thursday. Your answer should be based on a thorough reading of the document as well as an understanding of the broader background material in the textbook and on the Powerpoint lecture.

 

  1. Read the document “The Tryal of Susanna Martin” and post a response to the following question in the Discussion Forum by Sunday. You answer should be based on a thorough reading of the document as well an understanding of the broader background material in the textbook and on the Powerpoint lecture.

 

 

 

 

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