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The New England Economy was based in
products from the forest and the sea
was considered a very valuable export because most of the forests had been cut down.
The economy of the Middle Colonies was based on
farm products and valuable minerals such as iron.
The Southern colonies had rich soil, warm weather, and plenty of rain. They developed an economy based on
Explain the hardships and benefits of working as an apprentice.
Hardships of being an apprentice were long hours and little pay.
Benefits of being an apprentice were they got to learn a skill to become an artisan.
one of the Founding Fathers of the United States, established many parts of Philadelphia
Eliza Lucas Pinckney
began managing plantations in South Carolina when she was still a teenager, became the first person in the 13 colonies to raise a successful crop of indigo
What was the role of the overseer on a plantation?
The overseer was the plantation manager who gave orders to the enslaved people.
What are some ways that Benjamin Franklin helped improve life for people in Philadelphia?
He founded the first newspaper, library, hospital, and volunteer fire department.
How were colonial schools different from schools today? How were they the same?
The difference is colonial schools were only one room with students of different ages. They were similar because students learned reading, writing and arithmetic.
traveled throughout the colonies collecting money to build an orphanage in Georgia
John Peter Zenger
thrown in a New York City jail for printing his political opinions in the New York Weekly Journal
Why was reading such an important form of entertainment in the colonies?
Colonists had limited resources for entertainment and reading was a way they could share stories.
one of thousands of Africans who were enslaved in the 13 colonies during the 1700s, saved his money to buy his freedom and later his family's freedom
What is one way that slavery in the North was different from slavery in the South?
In the North, enslaved people usually had more opportunities to improve their lives.
Enslaved Africans were able to keep their traditions alive on plantations by _____________ similar to those they had in Africa.
Enslaved people brought a variety of skills to Southern plantations including
planters, carpenters, blacksmiths, and tailors.
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