Honors American Studies 1 Guided Reading Questions 3.1 1. Why did English migration slow in the late 1600s? 2. Where did most immigrants come from during the late 1600s and early 1700s? 3. What push and pull factors motivated German immigrants? 4. How did the status of Africans who were brought to America change? Why did this come about? 5. Why do you think slave traders wanted to force the captured African people to eat? 6. What part did the transportation of enslaved African play in the triangular trade? 7. What characteristics would Africans on the Middle Passage have had to possess to survive? 8. In which American colonies did most enslaved Africans live? Explain. 9. How did slavery differ in the North and the South? 10.How did the laws concerning enslaved Africans sent to the 13 colonies change in the 1700s? 11.Based on the description of European immigration to the American colonies, what were the main causes of immigration to the Americas? 12.Why do you think enslaved African Americans living in the South were able to preserve parts of African culture as well as build a new African American culture?