Key concept 22 the british colonies participated in

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Key Concept 2.2: The British colonies participated in political, social, cultural, and economic exchanges with Great Britain that encouraged both stronger bonds with Britain and resistance to Britain’s control. Theme: Transatlantic commercial, religious, philosophical, and political exchanges led residents of the British colonies to evolve in their political and cultural attitudes as they became increasingly tied to Britain and one another. Identify: Bacon’s Rebellion (use SCAR) Bacon's Rebellion was an armed rebellion that took place in 1676 by Virginia settlers. It was led by Nathaniel Bacon against Governor William Berkeley. Bacon's grievances against Berkeley stemmed from the governor's dismissive policy toward the political challenges of Virginia's western frontier. How did Bacon’s Rebellion represent a resistance to the perceived corruption of the imperial colonial system? What role did ideas of liberty and the Enlightenment play? Bacon’s Rebellion was the slaughter of frontier Native Americans. The effects and significance of Bacon's Rebellion in history is that the government in Virginia became frightened by the threat of Civil War (the English Civil War was still fresh in everyone's memory). Bacon's Rebellion was the first rebellion in the American Colonies. Theme: Like other European empires in the Americas that participated in the Atlantic slave trade, the English colonies developed a system of slavery that reflected the specific economic, demographic, and geographic characteristics of those colonies. Compare and contrast the role of slavery across the differing regions of colonial America. What role does economics, geography, and religion play?
Explain how geographic, environmental, and religious factors shaped the development of and lifestyle of various communities especially as it relates to daily life in the 17 th century for each of these regions. Southern Colonies The Southern Colonies enjoyed warm climate with hot summers and mild winters. Most people in the Southern Colonies were Anglican (Baptist or Presbyterian), though most of the original settlers from the Maryland colony were Catholic, as Lord Baltimore founded it as a refuge for English Catholics. Religion did not have the same impact on communities as in the New England colonies or the Mid-Atlantic colonies because people lived on plantations that were often distant and spread out from one another. The Southern economy was almost entirely based on farming. Rice, indigo, tobacco, sugarcane, and cotton were cash crops. Crops were grown on large plantations where slaves and indentured servants worked the land. In fact, Charleston, South Carolina became one of the centers of the American slave trade in the 1700’s. New England A) Small New England farms used relatively few enslaved laborers, all port cities held signi9icant minorities of enslaved people, and the emerging plantation systems of the Chesapeake and the southernmost Atlantic coast had large numbers of enslaved workers,

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