Life in the Colonies

Early Southern Life White, male landowners ruled the governments of the
southern colonies . Beginning in 1619, the House of Burgesses (BURR-juhs-uhs)
was the ruling body of Virginia . The members of the House of Burgesses were
elected ...

Life in the Colonies

Young readers will be fascinated to learn what life was like for the colonists in early America. The detailed images and easy-to-read text explore such topics as Puritans, the Mayflower Compact, House of Burgesses, Navigation Acts, and slavery. Along with brief biographies on colonists and Indians like John Smith, William Penn, Pocahontas, and John Rolfe, this engaging reader explains means of survival and living through farming, colonial crops, and plantations. A table of contents and glossary are provided to enhance readers' understanding of the content and vocabulary.

Life in the Colonies

This packet provides a detailed and richly illustrated overview of the trials of Europeans in the New World, from the origins and spread of slavery to colonial education and trade.

Life in the Colonies

This packet provides a detailed and richly illustrated overview of the trials of Europeans in the New World, from the origins and spread of slavery to colonial education and trade. Challenging review questions encourage meaningful reflection and historical analysis. Test, maps, answer key, and extensive bibliography are included.

A Day in the Life of a Colonial Printer

Describes a day in the life of a colonial printer, the workings of a printing press, and how it was used to spread news.

A Day in the Life of a Colonial Printer

Describes a day in the life of a colonial printer, the workings of a printing press, and how it was used to spread news.

The Life of a Colonial Innkeeper

This volume explains why inns were vital in spreading news around the colonies as it follows the life of actual innkeeper Christiana Campbell throughout the course of a typical day.

The Life of a Colonial Innkeeper

In colonial times, a law required all towns to have at least one inn for travelers. This volume explains why inns were vital in spreading news around the colonies as it follows the life of actual innkeeper Christiana Campbell throughout the course of a typical day. Clear, concise text is presented in graphic format to give a fun twist to a historical topic.

Daily Life on the Old Colonial Frontier

Provides a detailed picture of frontier life, discussing the explorers, traders, missionaries, colonists, and native peoples and the environments in which they lived.

Daily Life on the Old Colonial Frontier

Provides a detailed picture of frontier life, discussing the explorers, traders, missionaries, colonists, and native peoples and the environments in which they lived.

Life in the American Colonies

Discusses the day-to-day aspects of country and city life in the American colonies for a variety of people including members of different professions, specific immigrant groups, and slaves.

Life in the American Colonies

Discusses the day-to-day aspects of country and city life in the American colonies for a variety of people including members of different professions, specific immigrant groups, and slaves.

The First Frontier

A vivid recreation of the varied ways in which colonists lived.

The First Frontier

A vivid recreation of the varied ways in which colonists lived. Bustling seaport towns, lonely farming valleys and forest frontiers come alive through the words of contemporary observers. Their humorous, sometimes piously pompous comments on courtship, marriage, children, education, religion, crime and punishment, and slavery provide rich insights into colonial America. Originally published in 1966 by Dell Publishing Company.

The Cultural Life of the American Colonies

HE twentieth century has rediscovered the cultural life of the colonial period. The
reconstruction of colonial Williamsburg, the skillful assemblage of such superb
collections as those housed in the American Wing of the Metropolitan Museum of
 ...

The Cultural Life of the American Colonies

Sweeping survey of 150 years of colonial history (1607–1763) offers authoritative views on agrarian society and leadership, non-English influences, religion, education, literature, music, architecture, and much more. 33 black-and-white illustrations.

Document Based Assessment Life in the Colonies

Develop students' critical-thinking skills through analysis of issues from different perspectives. Students make comparisons, draw analogies, and apply knowledge. Document-based assessment includes background information and key questions.

Document Based Assessment  Life in the Colonies

Develop students' critical-thinking skills through analysis of issues from different perspectives. Students make comparisons, draw analogies, and apply knowledge. Document-based assessment includes background information and key questions.

Daily Life in Colonial New England

Studies the everyday details of the colonists in New England and debunks myths that have been misrepresenting these people until now.

Daily Life in Colonial New England

Studies the everyday details of the colonists in New England and debunks myths that have been misrepresenting these people until now.

Home Life in Colonial Days

The first building used as a church at the Plymouth colony was the fort, and to it
the Pilgrim fathers and mothers and children walked on Sunday reverently and
gravely, three in a row, the men fully armed with swords and guns, till they built a
 ...

Home Life in Colonial Days


Life in the Colonies Grades 4 7

The first american Thanksgiving, three days of prayer and feasting, was
celebrated by the Plymouth colonists in 1621 to give thanks for their first harvest.
The first settlers knew little about surviving in the wilderness. Half of them died
during that ...

Life in the Colonies  Grades 4   7

Take a journey through history with students in grades 4–7 using Life in the Colonies! This 64-page book includes information on building and living in a log cabin, preparing food, candle and soap making, livestock, occupations, and etiquette rules. Activities include word searches, fact-or-opinion questions, and creative writing. The book includes answer keys, time lines, and suggested reading lists.

The Scoop on Clothes Homes and Daily Life in Colonial America

"Describes life in the American colonies, focusing on colonists' clothing, homes, and modes of transportation"--Provided by publisher.

The Scoop on Clothes  Homes  and Daily Life in Colonial America

"Describes life in the American colonies, focusing on colonists' clothing, homes, and modes of transportation"--Provided by publisher.

Life in Colonial Boston

An overview of everyday life in the busy port city of Boston between 1760 and 1773, including the changes that came as colonists began to resent the trade restrictions and taxes imposed upon them by England.

Life in Colonial Boston

An overview of everyday life in the busy port city of Boston between 1760 and 1773, including the changes that came as colonists began to resent the trade restrictions and taxes imposed upon them by England.

Hard Life in the Colonies

Hard Life in the Colonies


The 13 Colonies A New Life in a New World

Learn just what it took in this book: _ The Founding Fathers _ American Flag-13 Stars and 13 stripes _ How the Colonies _ Formed _ It's Not Easy to Break Away from the Mother Country _ Meeting the Native Americans _ Hands-on ...

The 13 Colonies  A New Life in a New World

The 22-book American Milestone series is featured as "Retailers Recommended Fabulous Products" in the August 2012 edition of Educational Dealer magazine. A like but different, bound together by common experience but made individual by geography - the original Thirteen Colonies formed the foundation of the United States of America! From Massachusetts to Georgia, the colonists learned to survive and then flourish in an unknown land full of obstacles and the unexpected. How did they muster the courage, the ingenuity, and the will to persevere? Learn just what it took in this book: • The Founding Fathers • American Flag-13 Stars and 13 stripes • How the Colonies • Formed • It's Not Easy to Break Away from the Mother Country • Meeting the Native Americans • Hands-on Activities • Reproducible Activities • Glossary • Fascinating Facts • Timeline • And Lots More! The compelling story of America's original Thirteen Colonies is a meaningful one for all students who seek to understand how what we learn from History can help us in our own quests. The true high drama of emotions... the deprivations... the determination... and the "going the distance" in spite of setbacks has lessons for all ages, ethnicities, and genders. Read along, and be inspired! "If they did it, surely I can too!"

Historical Sources on Colonial Life

This book charts the course of colonial America from Christopher Columbus' "discovery" of the new world in 1492 to the beginning of the Revolutionary War in 1775.

Historical Sources on Colonial Life

This book charts the course of colonial America from Christopher Columbus' "discovery" of the new world in 1492 to the beginning of the Revolutionary War in 1775. Works and personal accounts by historical figures like John Smith and Benjamin Franklin provide students an understanding of topics like life in Jamestown and colonial education. In addition to learning about European settlers and explorers through primary sources, students will learn about the Native Americans who originally inhabited the country. Similarly, students will learn about African Americans who were forced into slave labor. Overall, students will gain an understanding of the colonies and how they became the United States of America.

The Dreadful Smelly Colonies

"Describes disgusting details about daily life in the American Colonies, including housing, food, and sanitation"--Provided by publisher.

The Dreadful  Smelly Colonies

"Describes disgusting details about daily life in the American Colonies, including housing, food, and sanitation"--Provided by publisher.