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GET EXCITED (OR AT LEAST PRETEND)!!. Meet your teams!. Maken the Bacon. How You Ben Franklins?. Washington Machines. Question. What is a plantation?. Answer. A large farm that grows cash crops. Question. What is an indentured servant?. Answer. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation




Meet your teams!Maken the BaconHow You Ben Franklins?Washington Machines

QuestionWhat is a plantation?AnswerA large farm that grows cash cropsQuestionWhat is an indentured servant?AnswerA person who agrees to work for a certain amount of time to pay off a debt.QuestionWhat is an apprentice?AnswerA child who is given as a trainee to a craftsman. The child works as a servant and learns the craftsmans trade.QuestionWhat is the Maryland Toleration Act?AnswerIt was the first law in the 13 Colonies that granted religious toleration to other religious.QuestionWhat were Slave Codes?AnswerThey were the laws passed after Bacons Rebellion to restrict the rights of slaves.These laws were made because slaves participated in Bacons Rebellion and the planters were scared of a slave rebellion.They changed what slavery was like in the 13 Colonies. They made the life of slaves much harsher and restricted what slaves could do, where before slaves were treated similarly to indentured servants and apprentices.They made it illegal for slaves to learn to read and marry. They made slaves property, not people.QuestionWhat was Bacons Rebellion and why is it important?AnswerNathaniel Bacon lead a rebellion of former indentured servants against the Virginia governor. The indentured servants moved west onto Native lands when they were freed. The Natives fought back. Bacon and his followers were angry because the governor wouldnt protect them.It was important because planters saw the danger of large numbers of indentured servants. This lead to a decline in indentured servitude and an increase in African slavery.They planters made peace with the indentured servants by making war on the Native Americans.They also refocused the hatred of the indentured servants onto slaves, who were competing with them for jobs. This lead to the development of Slave Codes and the beginning of racism against Black slaves.QuestionDescribe the task system of slavery.AnswerSlaves were given a list of tasks to finish every day. If they finished their tasks, they were free to use their time how they pleased. This is what slavery was often like early in the history of the colonies.QuestionDescribe the gang system of slavery.AnswerGangs of slaves were forced to work in the fields all day. It was much harsher than the task system. Slavery in the colonies shifted from the task system to the gang system as huge plantations developed, as Slave Codes were passed, and Africans slaves started to be used more often than indentured servants.QuestionWhat was the House of Burgesses?AnswerIt was a group of lawmakers that were elected by the citizens of Virginia Colony. It worked like Congress works today. In fact, it was one of the inspirations for Congress.QuestionWhat is a proprietary colony?AnswerA colony owned by a lord or a group of lords. It was usually run by a governor appointed by the proprietors.QuestionWhat was a royal colony?AnswerIt was a colony owned by the King of England. The King often eventually got ownership of the proprietary colonies. He appointed governors to rule the colonies for him.QuestionWhat is a charter colony?AnswerIt is a colony that is ruled by an English company or corporation (Virginia and Massachusetts are examples). The Jamestown and Plymouth Colonies formed companies to pay for the move to the New World.QuestionWhere was New England? What are some examples of colonies?AnswerIt was the most northern group of colonies. It was mainly settled by Puritans seeking religious freedom.Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Vermont, and New HampshireQuestionDescribe where the Middle Colonies were located.Name the Middle Colonies.AnswerThey were in the middle, between New England and the Southern Colonies.New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and DelawareQuestionWhere were the Southern colonies located?Name the Southern colonies.AnswerThey were obviously the most southern colonies.Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and GeorgiaQuestionWhat was the Great Awakening?AnswerIt was a religious movement in the 13 Colonies. It was revival, or renewed interest in religionIt focused on Heaven and HellIt focused on emotion and feelingIt was lead by traveling preachersIt had huge outdoor gatherings for which thousands gathered to hear preachers speakIt was a reaction to the EnlightenmentQuestionWhat was the Enlightenment?AnswerIt was a movement in the 13 Colonies that focused more on this world and what it could teach us.It was lead by thinkers and writersIt focused on reason and thinkingIt focused on scienceIt was a reaction to the Great AwakeningQuestionWhat was the French-Indian War?AnswerIt was a war between England and France. The colonists and Iroquois fought for England.The French colonists and most of the Native Americans fought for France.They fought over who would control the Ohio River Valley between the Appalachian Mountains and the Mississippi.The English won. The French were kicked out of North America. The Natives were dealt a serious defeat. The English colonists started streaming over the mountains and taking Native land. QuestionWhat makes the New England colonies similar politically? Economically? Religiously?AnswerReligiously: settled by Puritans, many didnt have religious toleration until much later after the Great Awakening.Politically: They had many different kinds of governments.Economically: Most people farmed corn or wheat on small farms. Shipping, shipbuilding, and trade were big.QuestionWhat makes the Middle Colonies similar economically? Religiously? Politically?AnswerEconomically: Farmed mainly tobacco. Bigger cities, like New York, Philadelphia, and Baltimore. Banking, shipping, and trade important.Religiously: They were many different religions. Pennsylvania was originally Quaker, New York was a mix, Maryland was mainly Catholic. But these colonies were the first to develop religious toleration, then religious freedom.Politically: They had many different kinds of governments.

QuestionHow were the Southern Colonies similar economically? Religiously?AnswerEconomically: Big plantations that farmed tobacco, rice, and indigo. More indentured servants (and later, slaves).Religiously: Most had the Church of England (Anglican) as their state church, but later developed religious toleration after the Great Awakening.Politically: They had many different kinds of governments.

QuestionDescribe the difference between House Slave and Field Slaves

AnswerHouse slaves were clothed better and ate better because they were around the masters family.House slaves were considered privileged by the field slavesField slaves mainly worked in farming tradesField slaves rarely saw their masters family, many couldnt speak EnglishQuestionDescribe the government of South Carolina colony. How is it similar to the USAs government today?

AnswerIt had a president appointed by the proprietors. It also had a congress elected by the people. They were forced to work together to rule the colony. This is similar to the President and Congress of the USA today.QuestionExplain the government of Virginia. How is it similar to the USAs government today?

AnswerThey had the House of Burgesses. This was a group of lawmakers that were elected by the people to govern the colony. This was like the U.S. Congress today.QuestionWhat are examples of crops grown in the 13 Colonies?AnswerTobacco, rice, indigo, wheat, cornQuestionWhat were the three systems of forced labor? How were they similar?

AnswerSlavery, indentured servitude, apprenticeshipThey were similar because they all forced people to work, although the terms under which each worked were different.