Chapter 2 Reading Questions
MPACH 2nd Ed.
Bruce Trigger, Native North American Responses to Europeans: Romantic Versus
1. Trigger argues that two basic approaches have been used to assess Native American
responses to Europea
Chapter 3 Reading Questions
Lois Green and Lorena Walsh, The Experience of White Women in the Chesapeake.
1. We often think of family units as important in term of immigration to the New World.
Was this that case in Maryland? Why or why not?
2. What quest
Chapter 4 Reading Questions
Virginia Anderson, Religion, the Common Thread of Motivation.
1. What question is Anderson trying to answer and what types of sources is she
2. Anderson notes that New England settlers were more like the people who
Chapter 5 Reading Questions
Jill Lapore, John Sassamon Between Two Cultures
1. The story of John Sassoman's life is largely focused on his literacy. What was it about
the context of early 17th century New England that make this such a complicated yet
Chapter 8 Reading Questions
Karen Kupperman, England's Dream of Caribbean Empire.
1. Kupperman argues that Puritan leaders in England did not see New England as the
center of their effort to reform Christianity. What was the main goal of Puritan leaders
Chapter 9 Reading Questions
Daniel Thorp, Moravian Ideals and North Carolina Backcountry Realities.
1. What misconception about the Moravians is Thorp trying to correct in this essay?
2. What were land settlement patterns like in the North Carolina backco
Chapter 10 Reading Questions
Ira Berlin, Time, Space and the Evolution of Afro-American Society . . .
1. Why was it that many Northerners had little contact with slaves? Was slave labor
unimportant to the Northern economy?
2. What kinds of work did slaves
Chapter 12 Reading Questions
Warren Hofstra, British Imperial Policy and the Frontier.
1. Hofstra begins his article by noting that west of the Blue Ridge a settlement was
created that was quite different the Tidewater area settled during the previous cen
History 1610: Chapter 13 Essays
James Merrell, Reading Andrew Montour.
1. What was the situation settlers were in along the Susquehanna Valley in 1755?
2. Why were the white men's attentions focused on Andrew Montour?
3. Why is Montour so hard to understa