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American Life in the Seventeenth Century. Rayson Egan Andrew Dudley. The Unhealthy Chesapeake. Chesapeake Conditions? Demographics Life expectancy Weak family ties. The Tobacco Economy. Tobacco Economy Land Indians Overproduction: dropin prices Labor from where? Slaves? Problem

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the unhealthy chesapeake
The Unhealthy Chesapeake
  • Chesapeake Conditions?
  • Demographics
  • Life expectancy
  • Weak family ties
the tobacco economy
The Tobacco Economy
  • Tobacco Economy
    • Land
    • Indians
    • Overproduction: dropin prices
    • Labor from where?
    • Slaves? Problem
    • Indentured servants
    • Headright System?
  • Life of an indentured servant?
frustrated freeman and bacon s rebellion
Frustrated Freeman and Bacon’s Rebellion
  • William Berkeley
  • Freemen voting rights
  • Bacons Rebellion?
  • Result? Look for less troublesome laborers
colonial slavery
Colonial Slavery
  • Slavery reasons
  • Rising wages in Europe
  • Bacon\'s Rebellion
  • Life Expectancy of Chesapeake Bay increased
  • Economic reasons as well as racial discrimination
  • Slaves transported from?
  • Middle Passage
  • At first could obtain freedom, but as population increased laws became harsher.
  • Slave Codes
  • Blacks and children property
africans in america
Africans in America
  • Slaves in Deep South vs.ChesapeakBeay.
  • Chesapeake Bay slaves were closer together, could start families ,and perpetuate themselvesthrough reproduction.
  • African American Culture
  • Gullah
  • Stono Rebellion
southern society
Southern Society
  • Result of Hierarchy due to slavery?
    • Great Planters
    • First Families of Virginia
    • Small Farmers, largest
    • Landless Whites
    • Indentured Whites
    • Slaves
the new england family
The New England Family
  • New England Climate?
  • Demographics Grandparents
  • Birthrate
  • Family structure
  • Role of women re: property
  • Sanctity of Marriage
life in new england towns
Life in New England Towns
  • Small Villages and Towns unified people
  • Puritanism\'s role in society(abolition later)
  • Orderly towns
  • Elementary education with towns of more than 50
  • Harvard
  • Town Meeting
the half way covenant and the salem witch trials
The Half-Way Covenant and the Salem Witch Trials
  • Half way covenant? Result?
  • Salem Witch Trials
the new england way of life
The New England Way of Life
  • Ethnicity
  • Diversified agriculture
  • Hard Work and Frugality
  • Religion, Soil and Climate
  • New England Conscience
the early settler s days and ways
The Early Settler’s Days and Ways
  • Leisler’s Rebellion
  • Egalitarian Society for the most part
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