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  1. Traveling back in time…..

  2. Colonial Era 1607 – 1763 –156 Years http://www.room111heroes.com/colonial_american_flag.jpg

  3. What would be some reasons for people to move to the Americas at this time? • Early colonial failures: • San Miguel de Guadalupe: Georgia or S. Carolina (disintegrated) • Narvaez: Florida (4 made it) • Pensacola: W. Florida (hurricane) • Lost Colony of Roanoke: N. Carolina & Maine-1st child • Others: Native American domination, weather, conflict, or disease

  4. Spanish Colonies • Florida • New Mexico • California New Netherlandaka Niew Nederland • Dutch control of the NE coast of North America … present day: • New York • New Jersey • Delaware • Connecticut • Pennsylvania

  5. New France • Exploration of the Saint Lawrence River led to: • (1712) Newfoundland to Lake Superior & from the Hudson Bay to the Miss. River & the Gulf of Mexico • Divided into 5 colonies: Canada, Acadia, Hudson Bay, Newfoundland, & Louisiana • Each with own administration

  6. Russian Colonies • Alaska • The Aleutian Islands • British Columbia • Washington • Oregon • Northern CA British Colonies • Between the late 1610s & the Amer. Rev the British shipped ~50,000 convicts to Amer. Colonies • Jamestown: 1st successful (1607)

  7. New England • Pilgrims • Puritans • Middle colonies • Lower South • Carolinas • Georgia • E & W FL

  8. RUSSIA RUSSIA NEW FRANCE RUSSIA NEW NETHERLANDS NEW ENGLAND SPANISH SPANISH SPANISH Colonial America

  9. What is so important about the Colonial Era? • The various wars over the land • French & Indian War, 4 Inter-Colonial Wars • Religionbeing such a huge conflict during early settlement • Witches, Quakers, Puritans, Pilgrims • Exploration of the water ways • Miss R, Great Lakes, St. Lawrence River • Several tries at “government” control • Each ‘country’ and their different styles • Economic reasons: Make a profit to make a living

  10. Colonial Life • Religion: very, very diverse • Farm life • Man’s role & woman’s role • LARGE families • Occupations besides farming • Ship building, Shopkeepers, Merchants (traders), blacksmiths, furniture makers, fishermen • Education: Elementary bible study, Dame schools, Harvard (1636) & Yale (1701)

  11. Next Project: A NEWS BROADCAST! Rubric