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Teaching American History. Leadership in Colonial America. Agenda for the Day. Intro Political leadership: William Shirley Leadership in Native American Communities: Pontiac & Neolin Cultural leadership: Benjamin Franklin [Break for Lunch]

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teaching american history

Teaching American History

Leadership in Colonial America

agenda for the day
Agenda for the Day
  • Intro
  • Political leadership: William Shirley
  • Leadership in Native American Communities: Pontiac & Neolin
  • Cultural leadership: Benjamin Franklin
  • [Break for Lunch]
  • Leading voices against slavery: Venture Smith & John Woolman
  • Economic leaders: Eliza Lucas Pinckney
introduction 18 th century colonial british north america
Introduction – 18th Century Colonial British North America
  • In what contexts do you currently teach colonial America?
  • What do you currently emphasize?
  • What are the main points of the Countryman reading?
political leadership

Political Leadership

William Shirley, Governor of Massachusetts from 1741-58

questions for william shirley
Questions for William Shirley
  • How did he rise to become governor?
  • What challenges did he face as governor?
  • How did he respond?
early life in england
Early life in England
  • Born 1694
  • The Shirley family
  • Education
  • His patron: the Duke of Newcastle
shirley in massachusetts
Shirley in Massachusetts
  • 1731: moves to Boston
  • 1733:Judge on he admiralty court
  • 1741: becomes governor
shirley s challenges
Political Context

Appointed Governors

Elected lower house

Power to raise revenue

Sets salary of governor

Governor’s council

Limited enforcement mechanisms

Economic Context

Navigation Acts (1651)

Molasses Act (1763)

Enforcement?

Shirley’s challenges
shirley s responses
Shirley’s Responses
  • What are his possible options in dealing with the legislature?
  • Dispenses patronage
  • Seeks assistance from patrons
  • Written appeals to responsibility to king and people
  • King George’s war provides opportunity
  • Visits defenses in Harbor & in Maine
  • Greater defense spending
  • Assault on French fort at Louisbourg (1745)
questions
Questions
  • How was leadership among the Ottawa and Delaware different from leadership in colonial Massachusetts?
  • What challenges did Pontiac face?
  • How did he respond?
end of french and indian war
End of French and Indian War
  • Lord Amherst:
  • Prohibit certain trade goods to Native Americans
  • Refuse to establish new trade posts
  • Limit use of gifts to cement alliances
pontiac ca 1720 1769
Pontiac (ca. 1720-1769)
  • Member of Ottawa nation
  • Ottawa culture
  • Leadership among the Ottawa
  • Role of trade in leadership
  • Ogema
  • Pontiac’s challenges
neolin
Neolin
  • Member of the Delaware (Lenni Lenape)
  • Delaware compared with Ottawa
  • Neolin’s response
pontiac s war its aftermath
Pontiac’s War & its aftermath
  • First major pan-Indian uprising
  • Ends in stalemate
  • Effect on the British Empire
  • Effect on Ohio Valley Indians
benjamin franklin
Benjamin Franklin
  • 1705-1790
  • Question: What does this document tell us about Franklin’s role in shaping & reflecting American culture?
franklin as an enlightenment figure
Franklin as an Enlightenment Figure
  • Enlightenment Attitudes
    • The nature of knowledge
    • Attitude toward God
    • Worldliness & Urbanity
  • Enlightenment Forms
    • Written Word
    • Learned Societies
leaders responding to slavery

Leaders responding to slavery

Venture Smith & John Woolman

questions27
Questions
  • What kind of slave societies existed in British America?
  • What specific challenges did Smith and Woolman face?
  • How did they respond?
venture smith
Venture Smith
  • 1729?-1805
  • Born in West Africa
  • Brought to Rhode Island at age 8
  • Eventually purchases freedom for himself and family
  • Serves in Continental army
  • Writes narrative in 1798
slavery in the northern colonies
Slavery in the Northern Colonies
  • One of 4 slave systems
  • Labor
  • Social life
  • Change over time
john woolman
John Woolman
  • 1720-1772
  • Born in New Jersey
  • Prominent Quaker
  • Writes Journal, published in 1774
  • Outspoken antiwar and antislavery advocate
the quaker context
The Quaker context
  • Emerges in mid-17th Century England
  • Founded by George Fox
  • Radical beginnings
    • rejection of hierarchy
    • Emphasis on “inner light”
  • More moderate by 1670s
  • Migration to colonies
woolman s efforts
Woolman’s efforts
  • Recognition of slavery
  • What Woolman was up against
  • Woolman’s appeal
  • His legacy
economic leaders

Economic Leaders

Eliza Lucas Pinckney

questions36
Questions
  • How does Eliza L. Pinckney show leadership?
  • In what ways was Pinckney representative of women in colonial British America?
  • In what ways was she atypical?
eliza lucas pinckney
Eliza Lucas Pinckney
  • 1722-1793
  • Early Life in England
  • 1738: Moved to South Carolina
  • 1744: first successful indigo crop
  • 1753: death of husband
pinckney and indigo
Pinckney and indigo
  • “I love the vegetable world extremely”
  • Experimentation
  • Limits of SC’s staples
  • Indigo’s problems and promise
  • 1744: success
questions39
Questions
  • How does Eliza L. Pinckney show leadership?
  • In what ways was Pinckney representative of women in colonial British America?
  • In what ways was she atypical?