350-500 words for each question) utilizing specific facts from the text and readings
- Describe the differences in establishing the later colonies of NJ, PA, NY and Carolinas as opposed to the early colonies in MA and VA. How do you account for the differences?
- How does the story of Anthony Johnson in “Myne Own Ground: Patriarch of Pungoteague” fit with the information in the book on the origin of racism? Remember Anthony Johnson is an African American land owner and slave owner in the 1650s-60s.
3. Describe the colonies at 1750 – are they British or American? Explore events like the “Great Awakening to form an answer.