American HistorySeptember 14 2007 Bell Work: Please name the capitol cities of: Virginia Washington West Virginia Wyoming Wisconsin THIS NEEDS TO BE COMPLETED SILENTLY!
Weekly Agenda • Monday/Tuesday: Puritans and Pilgrims • Wednesday/Thursday: 13 Original Colonies • Friday:13 Original Colonies
Weekly Objectives • WWBAT identify the motives that led Puritans to New England. • WWBAT summarize the principles of government established by the dissenters who fled to Rhode Island. • WWBAT explain the reasons the Pequot and the Wampanoag took stands against the colonists. • WWBAT describe the pattern of life in New Netherland. • WWBAT explain reasons for the social and religious diversity of Pennsylvania. • WWBAT identify major historical landmarks in New England. • WWBAT explain the economic relationship between England and its American colonies. • WWBAT describe how tensions arose between England and the colonies.
What We Will Do Today • Bell Work • Today In History • Current Events • 13 Original Colonies
The Middle Colonies * Map of the 13 Original Colonies ~Please get your map from the Roanoke Tabloid ~Please use the map on page 61 ~Please complete your map of the 13 Original Colonies ~ Include: ~ The Colonies ~ The Great Lakes ~ The Ocean ~The Appalachian Mountains ~ The Mississippi River ~ Please color code the Colonies
The Middle Colonies • New Netherland: • Modern day New York • Originally explored by the Dutch in 1609 • Established trade with the Iroquois through Fort Orange (Albany) • 1621: Dutch East India Company established • 1625: New Amsterdam established (Modern New York City)
The Middle Colonies • New Netherland: • Was a major fur trading colony • Was slow to attract Dutch people • Attracted Germans, French, Scandinavians • Protestants, Catholics, Muslims, Jews • With the wide variety of ethnicities and religions caused one visitor to call it : “Confusion of tongues”
The Middle Colonies • New Netherland: • English eventually wanted to control New Netherland • King Charles authorized the capture of the colony by force, but the governor of New Netherland simply gave up. • The Duke of York now owned the area and named it: • New York • Names New Jersey after the British isle of Jersey
The Middle Colonies • Pennsylvania: • Was so named after William Penn • The land was given to a supporter of the new king, Charles II • The king insisted the land be called “Penn’s Woods” • William Penn eventually received more land from the Duke of York. • This land eventually became Delaware
The Middle Colonies • Pennsylvania: • Please look at “One American’s Story” • Who was William Penn? • How does he fit into the Middle Colonies? • What major religion is he a supporter of?
NATIONAL TREASURE 1) Why are we watching National Treasure? 2) What will we learn? 3) Do we have to take notes and/or answer questions?
NATIONAL TREASURE 1) We are watching this movie to give you visual representations of places you normally only hear about. We are watching to give you information on the founding fathers. 2) We will learn about the significance of major historical locations, the founding fathers and major events.
NATIONAL TREASURE 3) Do we have to take notes and/or answer questions? YES! You will be answering the questions on the worksheet that I have distributed.
Closure • What did we say we were going to complete today? • Did we complete this? • Do you have any homework? • What is that homework? Have a Great Evening!