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  1. Colonial America By: Heather L.

  2. Jobs during Colonial Times • The job I chose to research is Milliner. • Three tools you need are, a needle, thread, and fabric. • The purpose of a milliner is to cloth people. • In a typical work day, while looking at the latest goods, ladies enjoy a cup of tea. • Some literature and music of colonial times are military marches, fiddle tunes, and songs to the musical stage. • Some crafts and games of colonial time are rolling hoops, walking on stilts, and ninepines.

  3. Family Life • If you were poor, you would live in a dugout house; if you were middle, you would in a 1 or 2 two room house; and if you were rich, you would live in the south, some had mansions • Some furnishings were a chair, bed, and cabinets. • Women wore a hoop petticoat, a shift, a lace apron, a silk petticoat, a lace cap, shoes, a hat, a gown, stomacher, a stay, stockings, and a lace neck kerchief. Men would wear a shirt, shoes, wig, hat, coat, cane, breeches, stockings, and a silk carvet. • Sewing was important to a young ladies education. • Some food items are Shepard's Pie, Gingerbread and Holiday Wassail.

  4. Founding Fathers John Adams • John Adams was elected by his respective colonial assemblies. • Benjamin Franklin created electricity. • Alexander Hamilton was the first United States Secretary of Treasury.Benjamin Franklin • John Jay was the firs chief of justice of the United States. Alexander HamiltonJohn Jay

  5. What colonies were parts of each? New England Economy. . . • Largely dependant on the ocean. • Fishing was important. Region. . . • The Colonies were denominate by the Puritans. Middle Colonies Economy. . . • Enjoyed a successful and diverse economy. Region. . . • Varied as no single religion seemed to dominate the entire region. Southern Colonies Economy. . . • Rice, Indigo, Tobacco, and cotton are cash crops. Region. . . • Most people in the southern colonies were Anglican ( Baptist or Presbyterian ).

  6. Slavery Why did this practice come to America? • The rich did not want to work so they got slaves to do it for them. Which region became most dependant upon it? • Southern Colonies.

  7. What colonies were parts of each? New England • Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Connecticut, and Rohde Island. Middle Colonies • New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware. Southern Colonies • Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina.

  8. Webliography I would like to thank . . . White, David. (2002 - 2011). Life In The 13 American Colonies. Social Studies For Kids. Retrieved 31 October, 2012, from www.socialstudiesforkids.com/specialreport13Colonies.htm. Guterda, linda. (2009). Colonial Life. Kid Info. Retrieved 31 October, 2012, from www.kidinfo.com/American_History/Colonization_Colonial_Life/html_ , . (1997 - 2001). Early America. Cybrary. Retrieved 31 October, 2012, from http://www.cybrary.org/colonial.htm. Website: , East Buchman Middle School in Winthrope, IA. "Life in colonial America." eastbuc.k12.Ia.us. 2000. . January 30, 2013. www.eastbuc.k12.Ia.us/00_01/CA/ , The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. "Colonial Williamsbug Trades." history .org. 2012. . 30 January, 2013. <www.history.org/almanack/life/trades/tradehdr.cfm>. Website: Adams, Dr. R Jerry and EDI. "Colonial America." Awesome Library. 1996. . 6 February, 2013. www.awesomelibrary.org/classroom/social_studies/History/Colonial_America.html , . "Founding Fathers of the United States." Wikipeidia. 2012. Wikipeidia. 6 February, 2013. <http://en.wikipeidia.org/wiki/Founding_Fathers_of_thne_United_Statesrs>. , . "Who were the most important Founding Fathers." Wiki Answers. 2012. Answers Corperation. 6 February, 2013. <http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Who_were_the_most_important_Founding_Fathers>. , . "13 Colonies Regins." Mr.Nussbaum. 2009. Naussbaum Education Network. 6 February, 2013. http://mrnussbaum.com/13colonies/13regions , . "Slavery in the Colonial World." Academic American. 2010. . 6 February, 2013. <http://academicamerican.com/colonial/topics/slavery.html>.