U.S. History Chapter 6. Life In The 13 Colonies. New England Colonies “Making A Living”. Agriculture was poor due to rocky and hilly soil. Subsistence Farming – farming enough for your family
Life In The 13 Colonies
2.The powder poured down the barrel of the gun. A patched lead ball was shoved down the barrel until it rested on top of the powder charge.
3. A finer grade of powder was poured from a different powder horn into the pan of the rifle or musket, the hammer pulled back and the frizzen was closed. The weapon was the ready to be fired.