Resources

Read each of the resources listed below. Use the information contained in each resource to help you define key terms and people as well as answer main idea questions.

Development of Slavery in 17th Century America


The New England Colonies


Video Resources


Instructions
- Click on the Hippocampus icon below. It will take you to our Hippocampus class page.
- View the videos listed on the left side of the screen under "BOOKMARKS"


  • Origins of Slavery Video
  • The Plymouth Colony Video
  • The Massachusetts Bay Colony Video

School House Rock Music Video






Key Terms & People


Using the above listed resources, write a definition for each of the following terms or people listed in your Social Studies Only notebook/binder. Include a title above your definitions, such as "Week 3 Key Terms," so that your information stays organized.

Development of Slavery in 17th Century America

  • triangular trade route
  • middle passage

The New England Colonies

  • Mayflower
  • Puritans
  • Pilgrims
  • dissenters
  • William Bradford
  • Mayflower Compact
  • Samoset & Squanto
  • General Court
  • John Winthrop
  • apprentice


Main Ideas


Answer the following questions in your Social Studies Only notebook/binder. The answers may be written as a complete paragraph, as a list, or as a picture/diagram. Make sure to include a title above your answers, such as "Development of Slavery & The New England Colonies" so that your information stays organized. Make sure you can acknowledge the source for the information you used for your answer.

  1. What factors led to the development of slavery in the colonies?
  2. Describe the conditions and common practices aboard a typical slave ship bound for the middle passage?
  3. Explain the role religion played in the establishment of the New England colonies and in daily colonial life.
  4. Compare and contrast the political, economic, and social situation of the New England colonies to that of the Southern colonies. What similarities and differences exist?
    • Think About
      • How do the reasons for colonial settlement in the New England colonies compare to the reasons for colonial settlement in the Southern colonies?
      • Did the first colonists in New England suffer hardships and conflicts similar to those suffered by the people at Jamestown?
      • Who were the key members and leaders of the New England communities? Do they share any similarities to John Smith or James Oglethorpe?
      • How does the New England economic situation compare to the Southern colonial economic system?



Extensions

The information below is optional reading and is meant only to extend the knowledge you have gained from the primary resources listed above.
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Pages


Week 3 - The Development of Slavery & The New England Colonies
Week 3 - Immersion
Unit 1 Chapters