Colonial America before 1763 (Brinkley- Ch. 1-3) Mrs. Hedley-APUSH Unit I: Overview Overview of the Time Period: This unit focuses on the settlement of the New World and early colonial history. It was during this time period that the original thirteen colonies were founded and began to evolve into three distinct areas divided by diverse cultural, economic, religious, political, and social differences = SECTIONALISM. Your Objectives: 1. To become familiar with the people, places, and events, which helped, shape the history of this era 2.
To understand the founding and the evolution of the colonies and how this led to sectionalism Sources: Brinkley: 1-3 pgs 2- 97 Zinn: Chapter 1+2 Assignments: Cornell Notes, outlines, graphic organizer, comparison on colonies, essay Exam Date: Friday, September 21 Colonial America before 1763 (Brinkley- Ch. 1-3) Mrs. Hedley-APUSH Unit I: Calendar Tuesday, September 4 Intro to APUSH Opening Day Stuff –Get Books as necessary Read:Zinn Chapter 1 (Dialectical Journal and ? ) – DUE Thursday Wednesday, September 5
Bell work: Critical Thinking Go over Syllabus Read: Brinkley: Chapter 1 pgs. 2-17 Thursday, September 6 Bellwork: Cornell Notes – Due the day of the quiz Lecture: Class discussion on Chapter 1 of Zinn – Columbus Head Read: Brinkley: Chapter 1 pgs. 17-31 Friday, September 7 Quiz – Map of the United States Lecture: Settlement of the Chesapeake Colonies Read: Brinkley: Chapter 2 pgs. 32-40 Highlight and Annotate: Our Plantation is Very Weak Monday, September 10 Quiz – Brinkley Chapter 1 (2-32) Introduction to Google Docs. Computer Lab) –Unit 1 Due September 21 Read: Brinkley: Chapter 2 pgs. 40-48 Highlight and Annotate: A Model of Christian Charity Tuesday, September 11 Bellwork: Virginia House of Burgesses Lecture: NE Ppt. Read: Brinkley: Chapter 2 pgs. 48-57 Wednesday, September 12 Bellwork: Mayflower Compact Lecture: Restoration Colonies Read: Brinkley: Chapter 2 pgs. 58-63, Chapter 3, 64-71 Thursday, September 13 Bellwork: Quiz Brinkley Ch. 2 Class: Cinderella’s 3 Levels of Questioning and 1993 Docs B/C + Opening Paragraph Read: Brinkley: Chapter 3 pgs. 1-78 Zinn: Chapter 2 –Due Monday Friday, September 14 Bellwork: Video Clip: Roots Introduction to the DBQ Work Day Read: Brinkley: Chapter 3 pgs. Pgs 78-86 Salem Witch Trial Packet Due Tuesday Monday, September 17 Bellwork: Excerpts from Virginia Slave Codes Class Discussion of Zinn Map of the 13 colonies Read: Brinkley Chapter 3 pgs. 86-97 Tuesday, September 18 Bellwork: Quiz Chapter 3 Salem Witch Trials Discussion WORK DAY Wednesday, September 19 Bellwork: Comparison of the Colonies Writing: Lesson 1 Thursday, September 20 Review for EXAM
Friday, September 21 Unit 1 (Brinkley Chapters 1-3) Exam- Objective Take Home – Essay Colonial America before 1763 (Brinkley- Ch. 1-3) APUSH- Mrs. Hedley Unit I: ID’s, Questions, and Essay Areas Brinkley: Chapter 1 Terms/People/Places to Know: Prince Henry the NavigatorAmerigo Vespucci Tenochtitlan Ferdinand Magellan Francisco Pizarro Ordinances of DiscoveryJohn Cabotmerchant capitalists MercantilismDoctrine of PredestinationPuritan SeparatistsRoanoke “The Plantation Model” Coutreurs de BoisHenry Hudson Sir Francis Drake Questions to consider: . Why was the colonization of the Americas such a “collision of cultures”? 2. What were the motives, desires, and impulses that drove nations and individuals to colonize the New World? 3. How did these same experiences and motives help shape the social and political make up in the new colonies? 4. How does the concept of an “Atlantic World” guide us to think of early American history as a pattern of exchanges and interactions among societies bordering the Atlantic Ocean? Brinkley: Chapter 2 Terms/People/Places to Know:
JamestownJohn Smith Virginia Company “starving time” Tobacco EconomyThe Headright system Powhatan Proprietary Rule Maryland’s Act Concerning Religious Toleration”Sir William Berkeley Oliver Cromwell “backcountry” settlers Bacon’s RebellionMayflower compact William Bradford John WinthropPuritansRoger Williams Anne Hutchinson Pequot WarFlintlock MusketEnglish Civil WarProprietary Colonies Fundamental Orders of ConnecticutSociety of Friends William Penn James OglethorpeMercantilismThe Navigation Acts Edmund Andros Glorious RevolutionWilliam and Mary
Questions to consider: 1. Consider England’s first settlements in the New World. How did they come about? What were their origins? What were their objectives? 2. England had colonies on mainland North America and on islands in the Caribbean. How were these colonies different in the reasons for their establishment, and the manner in which they were “administered”? 3. What kinds of problems arose in the colonies as they matured and expanded? How did the colonists try to solve these problems? 4. How much, and what kind, of an effect did events in England have on the development of colonies in British America?
Brinkley: Chapter 3 Terms/People/Places to Know: Indenture SystemBirth and Death RatesMidwives Patriarchal Society Middle PassageSlave CodesIndigo Iron Act of 1750 HuguenotsTriangle TradeConsumerism Merchant class Plantation SlaveryStono RebellionPrimogeniture Salem Witch Trial The Great Awakening The EnlightenmentLiteracy Rates Harvard Benjamin FranklinAlmanacSmallpox Inoculation John Peter Zenger Questions to Consider: The Colonial Population (pp. 66-78) 1. Why was indentured servitude appealing to colonial employers, and why did it decline as source of population growth by the year 1700? . How did the role and treatment of women differ in the Northern and Southern colonies? 3. Why were the 1690’s considered a turning point in the history of the black population in America? 4. What were the major non-English groups to migrate to America and why did they come? The Colonial Economies (pp. 78-83) 5. How would you describe the economy of the Chesapeake region, and why did it develop as it did? 6. How did the economy of South Carolina and Georgia differ from that of the Chesapeake? How was it similar? 7.
How would you describe the economy of the Northern Colonies? 8. How “self-sufficient” were American colonists? 9. What was the “triangular trade” and what does it reveal about colonial economies? In what way was this a response to British mercantile policies? Patterns of Society (p. 83-90) 10. What were some characteristics of plantation slavery? 11. Describe the plantation as an economic unit, and as a social unit. 12. What were some characteristics of communities that emerged in Puritan New England? 13. What forces gave rise to colonial cities?
Awakenings and Enlightenments (pp. 90-98) 14. What were the major religious groups in the colonies, how were they formed, and where were they located? 15. What was the Great Awakening? Who brought it about, what groups opposed or supported it, and what were the effects? “Whole Chapter” Questions: 1. How did the colonial population grow, and what contributed to its diversity? 2. How did the colonial economy expand to meet the needs of a rapidly growing population? 3. What factors contributed to the growing “American mind and spirit”?