Why did plantations develop rather than towns in the South during
the late 17c and early 18c?
Create a CHART that shows the five-tiered social order of Southern
What difficulties did women and indentured servants face in
colonial Southern society?
Why did the English colonists revert to African slavery to fill
their depleted labor force?
Describe the characteristics of slave life in the 18c South.
In what ways was slavery a brutal system?
How did the emergence of slavery change race relations between
Africans and British colonists?
Explain the nature of the slave codes which began to appear in the
British colonies by the 18c.
How did slaves maintain their African culture while in slavery?
Discuss some examples of both non-violent and violent resistance to
slavery in the colonial South.
* "coffin" position
Textbook --> pp. 77 - 82.
Briefly describe the diverse agricultural and commercial economy
that developed in New England and the Middle colonies.
Identify the characteristics of 18c colonial urban centers.
List the various groups of Europeans who immigrated to the
American colonies during the 18c. How did these groups add to
the complexity and diversity of the American colonial population?
What were the positive and negative effects of the growing ethnic
diversity in the colonies?
Why were there fewer slaves in the North than in the South in the
How was the status of Northern slaves different from that of
Southern slaves? How was it the same? of
What were some of the reasons for the Salem witch hunts of 1692?
What were the major philosophical ideas of the Enlightenment?
How was Benjamin Franklin an example of this new
What effect did the Enlightenment have on political thought in the
How do you think a person who believed in the ideas of the
Enlightenment might have assessed the Salem witchcraft trials?
What had happened to the state of Puritanism by the early 18c?
What were the characteristics and goals of the Great Awakening?
What were the immediate and long-term affects of this religious
revival movement on organized religion in the colonies?
How were the ideas and characteristics of the Great Awakening and
the Enlightenment very different and yet how were their long-term
consequences for the political and intellectual development of the
colonies very similar?
What were the positive and negative trends which emerged in the
Northern colonies in the 18c that still affect the United States
Textbook --> pp. 83 - 89.
How was the French Empire in North America unlike the British
Describe the French movement into the Mississippi Valley and
connect that development to the future French and Indian War.
What were the causes of the French and Indian War?
Why did Britain win the French and Indian War?
What were the provisions of the Treaty of Paris, 1763?
Who benefited most from this Treaty? least?
How did Great Britain's victory over France affect Native
Why did victory in the French and Indian War create a financial
crisis for the British?
What were the major provisions of the 1764 Sugar Act? Why
did it anger colonial merchants so much?
How did the French and Indian War help change the relationship
between the British and the American colonists?
What were the three major issues that had created deep tensions
between Britain and her colonies by the mid-1760s?