AMERICA’S HISTORY – EIGHTH EDITION (HENRETTA, ET AL.) CHAPTER ASSIGNMENT APUSH – SPICONARDI CHAPTER 4 – GROWTH DIVERSITY & CONFLICT 1720 - 1763 (PG. 114 – 145) ESSENTIAL/GUIDING QUESTIONS: 1. Explain the various gender roles inside and outside the home that emerged in the eighteenth century. 2. Identify and explain the positive and negative impact of population growth on eighteenth century New England society. 3. Compare the views on property, gender roles and religious beliefs that cause conflict between European settlers and Indian groups. 4. Identify and explain the issues that divided the various ethnic and religious groups of the Middle Colonies. 5. Explain why German and Scots-Irish were attracted to migrate to Pennsylvania in large numbers. 6. Explain how the prosperity of the British Empire improved and endangered the lives and interests of colonists. 7. Explain how economic developments in the colonies influenced the formation of new cultural identities in this era. KEY TERMS Deism Great Awakening Old Lights vs. New Lights Pontiac’s Rebellion George Whitefield The French & Indian War/Seven Year’s War The Albany Congress ASSIGNMENT – DUE: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23. 2015 *Read the chapter and take annotated notes. You are responsible for all of the content entailed in the chapter. *Answer the following questions. Submit your responses typed (preferred) or neatly write in blue or black ink. Please number your responses and place a proper heading on the assignment. 1. Historian Alan Taylor wrote a survey of early American history. The book is title American Colonies. Why do you think he uses this term as opposed to Colonial America? 2. Create a chart comparting the role of environment in shaping economic and social development in the following regions” New England, Middle, Chesapeake, and Southern colonies. 3. The Great Awakening, in part, emerged as a reaction to the Enlightenment and its values. The tension between Enlightenment values and religion can be seen in contemporary social value debates in America. Provide a recent example of Enlightenment values clashing with religious values and explain the issue. 4. Historians such as Bernard Bailyn have emphasized the role of newspapers and pamphlets in building colonial resistance to Britain. Research the John Peter Zenger trial. You can use this website: http://law2.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/zenger/zenger.html or another that you find. What principle did this trial help establish? Under what grounds was the freedom established? 5. In what ways did the French and Indian War alter the political, economic, and ideological relations between Britain and its American colonies?