Assignment: Fill out the matrices which follow using your textbook; most of the required information will be located in chapters 2 or 3. Create a
PESEC profile for each of the British colonies. If a PESEC topic includes distinct Eras then be certain to note that in what you write (e.g. Virginia was
ruled politically by a Joint Stock corporation, the Virginia Company, from 1607-1624, the House of Burgesses started in 1619; and, then Virginia
became a Royal Colony with a Governor appointed by the Crown, but the House of Burgesses continued meeting after a brief interruption. See
example below.)
Political:
Who made decisions? Relevant specific documents/events related to governance.
Economic:
What was produced, exported, imported? What was the labor system?
Social:
Was there a class system? What distinct groups existed? Issues related to race or gender?
Environmental:
How did climate, geography, and natural resources shape the colony? Demographics and Disease issues.
Cultural:
What was the culture? What ideologies influenced colonists? Religion?
Key Facts and Information Regarding English Colonies ~ Chesapeake
Colony
Virginia
Date
Founded:
1607
Maryland
Date
Founded:
Political
Va Company ruled 16071624
House of Burgesses as
representative assembly
1619 –
Royal Colony, starting in
1624 with Governor
appointed by the King of
England
Economic
Social
Environmental
Cultural
Key Facts and Information Regarding English Colonies ~ New England
Colony
Political
Massachusetts
Bay
Date Founded:
Rhode Island
Date Founded:
Connecticut
Date Founded:
New
Hampshire
Date Founded:
Economic
Social
Environmental
Cultural
Key Facts and Information Regarding English Colonies ~ Middle Colonies
Colony
New York
Date Founded:
New Jersey
Date Founded:
Pennsylvannia
Date Founded:
Deleware
Date Founded:
Political
Economic
Social
Environmental
Cultural
Key Facts and Information Regarding English Colonies ~ Southern Atlantic Coast Colonies
Colony
Carolina
(North, Tobacco)
Date Founded:
Carolina
(South)
Date Founded:
Georgia
Date Founded:
West Indies
Date Founded:
Political
Economic
Social
Environmental
Cultural
Assignment: Fill out the matrices which follow using your textbook; most of the required information will be located in chapters 2 or 3. These
matrices focus on particular topics which are commonly asked about on the AP exam. Please employ dates as you mark key events in relations
with American Indians and particular noteworthy social conflicts. Organizationally, the earliest notable event should be listed first and subsequent
events should then follow. Boxes that have been shaded do not require any entry.
Special Topics Regarding English Colonies ~ Chesapeake
Colony
Virginia
Maryland
Motives for Founding
Key Events in Relations with Indians
Social Conflicts
Special Topics Regarding English Colonies ~ New England
Colony
Motives for Founding
Massachusetts
Bay
Rhode Island
Connecticut
New
Hampshire
Key Events in Relations with Indians
Social Conflicts
Special Topics Regarding English Colonies ~ Middle Colonies
Colony
New York
New Jersey
Pennsylvannia
Deleware
Motives for Founding
Key Events in Relations with Indians
Social Conflicts
Special Topics Regarding English Colonies ~ Southern Atlantic Coast
Colony
Carolina
(North, Tobacco)
Carolina
(South)
Georgia
West Indies
Motives for Founding
Key Events in Relations with Indians
Social Conflicts
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Assignment: Fill out the matrices which follow using your textbook