Life in the British American Colonies
Deadline, 12/21, 120 points
How did life in the British American Colonies differ from your life? How was it similar?
What role did social classes play?
How did colonial charters affect the ways in which the colonies operated?
Colonial life was a complex time in a changing world. For this assignment we are going to explore it.
Students will identify and describe the essential questions posed on the assignment by creating three well-written essays.
Additonally, students will explore two primary sources related to indentured servitude in Colonial America.
Read Chapter Five in the textbook. You may use the online version or the printed copies in the classroom.
Read the account of coming to Pennsylvania by Gottlieb Mittelberger AND the indenture contract between Mr. Reid and Mr. Livingston prior to answering the short essay question at the end of the assignment.
Links you will use with this assignment
Click here to view a copy of the printed assignment.
Other Online files
Click here for Chapter Four of the textbook.
Click here for Chapter Five of the textbook.
Click here to see the indenture contract between Mr.Reid and Mr. Livingstone.
Click here to read the account of Gottleib Mittelberger about crossing to Pennsylvania.
Click here to open the PowerPoint file we used in class about colonial charters and social classes in colonial America.
Click here to view the PowerPoint file we used in class about how to create contextual definitions.